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Classic Match: O’Gara drop goal seals Ireland’s 2009 Grand Slam

Ireland may have reigned victorious over Wales last Six Nations campaign in a 37-27 win, but few matches can compete with the epic clash from 2009.

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European Cup quarter-finals must be the benchmark – Will Addison

New Ulster signing Will Addison believes the province must target a place in the knockout stages of the Heineken Champions Cup and the Pro14 this season.

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Ulster players not distracted by coach uncertainty: Moore

New Ulster prop Marty Moore insists the players have not been distracted by the uncertainty surrounding the arrival of head coach Dan McFarland.

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Cardiff v Leinster Goes Free-To-Air On Eir Sport

eir Sport have announced that its first broadcast from the GUINNESS PRO14 season will be made free-to-air to celebrate the channel becoming the new home of rugby in Ireland.

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IRFU & WRU Launch Celtic Cup To Develop Emerging Talent

The Irish Rugby Football Union and the Welsh Rugby Union have joined forces to create a new development competition, the Celtic Cup, for the emerging professional players from the four Irish provinces and four Welsh regions.

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Noel McNamara: Ireland Under-20’s coach to go on placement in New Zealand

Ireland Under-20’s head coach Noel McNamara joins New Zealand club North Harbour on a three-month coaching placement.

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Ireland U-20 Coach McNamara To Gain Coaching Experience With North Harbour

Ireland Under-20 head coach Noel McNamara has begun a three-month professional development placement with New Zealand’s North Harbour who kick off their Mitre 10 Cup campaign against Northland on Thursday.

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Hugh Hogan Secures New Role With Leinster Senior Coaching Team

At an event on Monday evening to preview this Friday’s Bank of Ireland pre-season match against Newcastle Falcons at Energia Park (kick-off 7pm), Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has confirmed his senior coaching team for 2018/19 with the addition of on…

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Ulster winger Stockdale suffers injury setback

Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale is ruled out for six to eight weeks with a hamstring injury sustained in training.

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Leinster Kick Off Pre-Season Schedule With Win In France

Fielding an extended squad in their first pre-season outing, Leinster had to dig deep as they came from behind to record an 18-17 victory over hosts US Montauban at Stade Sapiac on Friday night.

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Trimble Heads Up Premier Sports’ PRO14 Broadcast Team In Northern Ireland

Premier Sports, the new home of every game in the GUINNESS PRO14, has announced that former Ireland international Andrew Trimble will head up their broadcast team in Northern Ireland ahead of an exciting new season.

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On The Road With The Ireland 7s – The London And Paris Episodes

The final two episodes of the ‘On The Road with the Ireland 7s’ series are now live. The sixth and seventh installments follow the Ireland Men’s and Women’s Sevens team on their path across the closing rounds of the 2017/18 HSBC World Rugby Seven…

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Job Vacancy: Performance Analyst – IRFU High Performance Department

The IRFU is now inviting applications for the position of Performance Analyst – High Performance Department.

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Ronan O’Gara: Former Ireland and Munster fly-half earns Hall of Fame honour

Ireland’s 2009 Grand Slam winner Ronan O’Gara is being inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame later this year.

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O’Gara To Receive World Rugby Hall Of Fame Honour

World Rugby has announced that five legends of the game – Ireland’s Ronan O’Gara, Liza Burgess (Wales), Stephen Larkham (Australia), Pierre Villepreux (France) and Bryan Williams (New Zealand) – will be inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame in 2018.

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Installation Of Munster’s New 3G Pitch In Cork Is Complete

The new modified 3G pitch surface at Munster’s Cork home, Irish Independent Park, has been laid by Tralee-based company PST Sport. The bedding-in process of the new surface is now underway with two pre-season games to be played at the venue in the Kea…

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