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Ireland Rugby News

Nov 23

Nacewa to lead Leinster against Dragons

Leinster captain Isa Nacewa returns from injury for their Pro14 match against Dragons at the RDS on Friday.

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Nov 23

Ireland v Argentina: Byrne handed debut as injured Henshaw is ruled out

Leinster wing Adam Byrne will make his Ireland debut against Argentina on Saturday as injured Robbie Henshaw is ruled out.

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Nov 23

Josh Murphy Handed First Start For Leinster

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has announced his team to take on Dragons in the GUINNESS PRO14 at the RDS on Friday (kick-off 7.35pm). 

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Nov 23

Hall to make Ulster debut against Benetton

Les Kiss hands a debut to Ballynahinch flanker Aaron Hall for Ulster’s Pro14 home game against Benetton on Friday.

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Nov 23

Paul Marshall Poised To Join Ulster’s 200-Cap Club

Paul Marshall could become just the fifth Ulster player to reach the 200-cap milestone, as he is named among the replacements for Friday’s GUINNESS PRO14 match against Benetton Rugby at Kingspan Stadium (kick-off 7.05pm).

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Nov 23

Connacht Make Four Changes For Cardiff Clash

Connacht head coach Kieran Keane has named his starting XV to face Conference A rivals Cardiff Blues in the Welsh capital on Friday night (kick-off 7.35pm).

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Nov 23

Beaumont Hails Historic Governance Reform To Further Gender Balance In Rugby

World Rugby has underscored its commitment to furthering gender equality at all levels of the organisation by announcing sweeping reform of its Council with an ambition of at least one-third women’s representation from next year.

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Nov 23

‘I’m Really Looking Forward To The Challenge’ – Ulster Signing Moore

Ulster have announced that Ireland-capped tighthead prop Martin Moore will join the province next summer on a two-year deal.  

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Nov 23

Marty Moore: Wasps prop to join Ulster on two-year deal at end of this season

Ireland prop Marty Moore will move from Wasps to Ulster on a two-year deal at the end of this season.

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Nov 23

Heenan To Leave Connacht At End Of The Season

Connacht flanker Jake Heenan has announced his decision to leave the province at the end of the 2017/18 season. Heenan joined Connacht in 2013 and has made over 50 appearances since he arrived in the Sportsground.

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Nov 22

Paul Marshall set to join Ulster Rugby’s 200 club

Ulster scrum-half Paul Marshall will become the fourth player to earn a 200th cap for the province in Friday night’s Pro14 game with Treviso.

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Nov 22

Jackson Column: Scots show the way in All Black battle

The All Blacks enter their final engagement of an eventful year clinging to a long-playing record of just one Test defeat in the British Isles during the last 15 years, England at Twickenham in 2012.

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Nov 22

Fitzpatrick To Captain Leinster Women For Interpro Title Defence

The Leinster Women’s squad has been confirmed for the 2017/18 IRFU Women’s Interprovincial Championship. A total of 34 players have been selected in the squad from 11 clubs from across the province.

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Nov 22

Closing Date For ‘Your Club, Your Country’ Next Week

The closing date for clubs to return all Your Club Your Country ticket stubs is Wednesday, November 29th at 5pm.

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Nov 22

Ronan O’Gara to leave Racing 92 to take up Crusaders coaching role

Ronan O’Gara is to be released early from his contract with Racing 92 to take up a coaching role with Super Rugby champions the Crusaders.

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Nov 21

Jared Payne: Ulster boss Les Kiss says recurring headaches still ruling out centre

Ulster’s director of rugby Les Kiss says Jared Payne’s recurring headaches mean that he cannot be rushed back to action.

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