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Feb 22

Ringrose Returns As Leinster Give Frawley His First Start At Out-Half

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has named his team to play the Southern Kings at the RDS on Friday in round 16 of the GUINNESS PRO14 (kick-off 7.35pm).

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Feb 22

Bleyendaal And O’Callaghan To Start For Munster

The Munster team to face Conference A leaders Glasgow Warriors at Irish Independent Park in the GUINNESS PRO14 on Friday (kick-off 7pm) has been named.

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Feb 22

Irish Rugby TV: Mike McCarthy On Ireland v Wales

Former Ireland second row Mike McCarthy gives us his reaction to the Ireland team announcement and previews the NatWest 6 Nations clash with Wales on Saturday.

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Feb 22

Ireland Team Announcement Press Conference

Joe Schmidt and Cian Healy at the Ireland team announcement press conference ahead of the NatWest 6 Nations round 3 match against Wales.

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Feb 22

Porter And Farrell To Start Against Wales

The Ireland coaching group have named the match day 23 that will host Wales at the Aviva Stadium in Round 3 of the NatWest 6 Nations Championship.

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Feb 22

Ireland U20 Team Named For Friday Night Lights In Donnybrook

Head Coach Noel McNamara has named the Ireland U20s side, sponsored by PwC, to face Wales this Friday in Donnybrook in the 3rd round of the U20 Six Nations Championship. The game kicks off at 7.15pm.

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Feb 21

GUINNESS PRO14: Round 16 Preview

After a weekend of great drama in the GUINNESS PRO14, the battle to reach the play-offs has reached a fierce intensity. Glasgow Warriors have secured their place in the PRO14 final series thanks to their record-setting pace which has returned 65 point…

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Feb 21

GUINNESS PRO14 Fanzone And Dublin 7s Combine For Festival Of Rugby

The GUINNESS PRO14 and the Dublin 7s are joining forces to create an Official Fanzone event like no other ahead of the Championship final on Saturday, May 26 at the Aviva Stadium.

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Feb 21

Stockdale Signs Contract Extension With Ulster

Ulster Rugby have announced that Jacob Stockdale has signed a new deal with the province, which will keep him at Kingspan Stadium until the summer of 2020.   

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Feb 21

Four Changes For Ireland Women

Head Coach Adam Griggs has named the Ireland Women’s team, sponsored by Aon, to take on Wales in the third round of the Women’s Six Nations in Donnybrook Stadium this Sunday, 25th February.

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Feb 21

Ireland Club Team Named For Dalriada Cup Clash With Scotland

The Ireland Club team, sponsored by Ulster Bank, has been confirmed for Friday night’s Club International fixture against their Scottish counterparts at Dubarry Park in Athlone (kick-off 7.30pm).

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Feb 21

Dillane Available For Connacht’s Treviso Test

An extended Connacht squad of 25 players will travel to Italy to take on Benetton Rugby this Saturday (kick-off 1pm local time/12pm Irish time), with Ultan Dillane set to play in Treviso before rejoining the Ireland squad.

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Feb 20

Favourites Tag Doesn’t Come Into It – Kearney

Ireland fullback Rob Kearney dismissed talk of Ireland being favourites ahead of the NatWest 6 Nations match against Wales on Saturday.

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Feb 20

Average Is Not Acceptable – Andy Farrell On Ireland v Wales

Defence Coach Andy Farrell congratulated Warren Gatland on his 100th game in charge of Wales and reflected on where Ireland need to improve for the NatWest 6 Nations match in Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

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Feb 20

Irish Rugby TV: CJ Stander On The Build-Up To Wales

There was a step up in intensity in training this morning as Ireland continued their preparations for Saturday’s NatWest 6 Nations match against Wales. We hear from back rower CJ Stander at the team training base.

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Feb 20

Biggar, Williams And Halfpenny Return To Wales Back-Line

Wales have made three changes to their team to face Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 2.15pm), with the British & Irish Lions trio of Dan Biggar, Liam Williams and Leigh Halfpenny all returning to the side.

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