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O'Driscoll: Carbery not a 'genuine threat' to Sexton as Ireland's starting RWC 10
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O'Driscoll: Carbery not a 'genuine threat' to Sexton as Ireland's starting RWC 10

Jul 24th 2019, 4:40 PM 14,099 Views 55 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s chief playmaker is ‘vital to Ireland’s success at the World Cup’,

Bleyendaal itching for action with Munster
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Bleyendaal itching for action with Munster

Jan 23rd 2019, 6:30 AM 10,115 Views 41 Comments

‘I’ve done a lot of travelling for very little action.’

'His skill-set was always above his age-grade': Test rugby always a matter of 'when' not 'if' for Ross Byrne
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'His skill-set was always above his age-grade': Test rugby always a matter of 'when' not 'if' for Ross Byrne

Oct 31st 2018, 6:15 AM 7,871 Views 5 Comments

Rory O’Loughlin has watched the uncapped out-half grow up and has continually seen him impress.

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Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Jul 13th 2018, 5:00 PM 13,844 Views 7 Comments

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Frawley still thinking of club roots after delivering on full Leinster debut
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Frawley still thinking of club roots after delivering on full Leinster debut

Feb 26th 2018, 7:55 AM 8,831 Views 9 Comments

The 20-year-old was glad to have Isa Nacewa and Garry Ringrose to help marshal the back-line, but he executed his own job brilliantly.

Biggar out-half problem for Wales as Gatland prepares to trust in Anscombe
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Biggar out-half problem for Wales as Gatland prepares to trust in Anscombe

Jan 24th 2018, 10:01 AM 5,994 Views 15 Comments

Rhys Patchell is also a potential stand-in for the injured Biggar, who is unlikely to return before Wales travel to face Ireland.

Wales dealt Priestland blow ahead of Six Nations
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Wales dealt Priestland blow ahead of Six Nations

Jan 20th 2018, 9:52 AM 6,624 Views 5 Comments

Warren Gatland will not be calling up a replacement.

'Ross knows he’s going well and he’s getting the support from his team'
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'Ross knows he’s going well and he’s getting the support from his team'

Nov 30th 2017, 7:10 AM 7,787 Views 15 Comments

Joey Carbery has dominated much of the discussion after his performances for Ireland this month, but he’s still stuck behind Ross Byrne in Leinster’s pecking order.

'There's a limited amount of time you can do this for, so we put in the effort'
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'There's a limited amount of time you can do this for, so we put in the effort'

Jul 27th 2017, 8:00 AM 18,999 Views 3 Comments

Ireland out-half Nora Stapleton is putting in the hours to ensure rugby flourishes at root and branch in this country.

Carbery days long gone, so Tullamore man Joyce calmly takes the reins for 'Tarf
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Carbery days long gone, so Tullamore man Joyce calmly takes the reins for 'Tarf

May 1st 2017, 2:30 PM 11,046 Views 0 Comments

The out-half suffered more painful blows than being left out of a starting line-up last year.

Monkman was of course the star of the University Challenge final, even though he didn't win
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Monkman was of course the star of the University Challenge final, even though he didn't win

Apr 11th 2017, 8:01 AM 7,281 Views 0 Comments

THE MAGIC FLUTE!

Surgery to be considered for Carbery as Leinster place faith in Ross Byrne
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Surgery to be considered for Carbery as Leinster place faith in Ross Byrne

Dec 12th 2016, 1:25 PM 10,838 Views 15 Comments

Rob Kearney is also a doubt for the return clash with Saints, but Sean O’Brien looks set to shake off his neck stiffness.

New Connacht 10 Boshoff 'ready to go' for debut against Cardiff
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New Connacht 10 Boshoff 'ready to go' for debut against Cardiff

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:20 AM 8,219 Views 3 Comments

‘He needs to get out and play a game,’ says head coach Pat Lam.

'Johnny Sexton will be 100% fit to face the All Blacks' - Leinster coach Lancaster
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'Johnny Sexton will be 100% fit to face the All Blacks' - Leinster coach Lancaster

Oct 25th 2016, 2:28 PM 5,163 Views 2 Comments

The out-half only played 40 minutes of Leinster’s loss to Montpellier and had taken a back seat on goal-kicking.

Jackie Tyrrell: When I was 18 or 19, I would have been happy to be Kilkenny waterboy
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Jackie Tyrrell: When I was 18 or 19, I would have been happy to be Kilkenny waterboy

Dec 8th 2015, 7:05 AM 6,131 Views 1 Comment

Tyrrell pays tribute to Br Damien Brennan as he targets Cats comeback and his own décima in 2016.

Tentative steps for Sexton on Captain's Run with a difference for Ireland
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Tentative steps for Sexton on Captain's Run with a difference for Ireland

Oct 16th 2015, 11:03 AM 24,315 Views 36 Comments

The out-half looks like a man ready to start on Sunday, but is minding his adductor.

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Oct 9th 2015, 5:10 PM 12,656 Views 11 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

England set to omit in-form Cipriani from Rugby World Cup squad -- reports
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# England 2015

England set to omit in-form Cipriani from Rugby World Cup squad -- reports

Aug 26th 2015, 5:18 PM 6,823 Views 6 Comments

George Ford and Owen Farrell are Lancaster’s immovable 10s.

Beauden Barrett's back! And that's good news for NZ chances in two World Cups
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Beauden Barrett's back! And that's good news for NZ chances in two World Cups

Jun 4th 2015, 12:43 PM 5,537 Views 0 Comments

Otere Black will land in Italy in good time to face Ireland in the JWC.

Horne steps in for suspended Russell as Scotland name side for pivotal Italy clash
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Horne steps in for suspended Russell as Scotland name side for pivotal Italy clash

Feb 26th 2015, 10:13 PM 4,939 Views 4 Comments

Vern Cotter has made two enforced and two tactical changes for Saturday’s meeting with the Azzurri.

That Madigan magic and more talking points from Leinster's win over Ulster
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That Madigan magic and more talking points from Leinster's win over Ulster

Jan 3rd 2015, 5:48 PM 7,963 Views 33 Comments

Ulster go back up the M1 licking their wounds while Leinster end the seasonal inter-pros in the playoff places.

Sexton injury 'nothing of concern' for Ireland, but Best joins Ross as a front row doubt
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Sexton injury 'nothing of concern' for Ireland, but Best joins Ross as a front row doubt

Nov 3rd 2014, 1:12 PM 7,462 Views 6 Comments

Ireland had an agreement with Racing Metro to limit the number 10′s game time on Saturday.

'It's another world out there', but Murray ready to fill Munster's number 10 jersey if needed
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'It's another world out there', but Murray ready to fill Munster's number 10 jersey if needed

Apr 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,892 Views 2 Comments

Injury to JJ hanrahan means that Munster have no recognised back-up at out-half, but the scrum-half is confident he could temporarily fill the void.

Opinion: No debate over starting 10, Italy Test calls for Jackson
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Opinion: No debate over starting 10, Italy Test calls for Jackson

Feb 28th 2014, 8:03 AM 15,691 Views 54 Comments

The young out-half is an unfairly maligned character after rising to the top of his profession early.

Racing rule Sexton out of Italy game, IRFU say he might still make it
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Racing rule Sexton out of Italy game, IRFU say he might still make it

Feb 27th 2014, 6:20 PM 23,827 Views 87 Comments

The French club say ligament damage will require between ’10 days and six weeks’ recovery time.

'This will define our season', says Gopperth ahead of trip to Castres
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'This will define our season', says Gopperth ahead of trip to Castres

Jan 7th 2014, 7:00 AM 3,102 Views 0 Comments

Leinster’s out-half insists he’s happy to be kept guessing in his out-half battle with Ian Madigan.

Jackson wants chance to show versatility for Ireland
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Jackson wants chance to show versatility for Ireland

Dec 8th 2013, 12:43 PM 4,396 Views 5 Comments

The Ulster man is standing up for himself after disappointment in November.

New kid: Jackson ready to kick on with international career
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New kid: Jackson ready to kick on with international career

Feb 20th 2013, 4:20 PM 2,056 Views 12 Comments

Ireland’s youngest ever professional out-half is showing no signs of creaking under pressure.