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Ireland Rugby News

Mar 24

Pro12: Les Kiss pleased with Ulster display in victory over Dragons

Les Kiss is pleased with Ulster’s performance in their victory over the Dragons.

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Mar 24

Ulster Bank League: Division 1B Previews

The top four clubs and the bottom four are all in direct opposition in Division 1B this weekend, with Buccaneers needing just one more win to clinch the title and promotion, and fellow strugglers Galwegians and Dolphin set for a real dogfight in Glenina.

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Mar 24

British & Irish Lions: Jamie Heaslip & Rob Kearney suffer injury setbacks

Rob Kearney and Jamie Heaslip’s chances of being in the British and Irish Lions squad are placed in doubt as both have minor surgery.

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Mar 24

Munster include O’Mahony for Zebre game

Team details and match preview as bottom club Zebre host third-placed Munster in the Pro12 on Saturday.

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Mar 24

Leinster without Ireland starters

Team details and match preview as Pro12 leaders Leinster host eighth-place Cardiff Blues in Dublin on Saturday.

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Mar 24

Nacewa, O’Loughlin And Van Der Flier Back In Leinster Line-Up

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has named his team for Saturday afternoon’s GUINNESS PRO12 clash with Cardiff Blues at the RDS (kick-off 3pm). Tickets for the game are still on sale on www.leinsterrugby.ie.

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Mar 24

Ireland Trio Return Up Front For Munster

After a three-week break, the GUINNESS PRO12 returns this weekend with Munster taking on Italian side Zebre in Parma on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 3pm local time/2pm Irish time).

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Mar 24

Connacht Make Ten Changes For Glasgow Game

Connacht head coach Pat Lam has named his team to face Glasgow Warriors in the GUINNESS PRO12 at Scotstoun Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 5.15pm). 

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Mar 24

Peter Malone to take charge of Ireland Under-20s on interim basis

The IRFU have announced Peter Malone as the Ireland Under-20s interim head coach for the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Georgia this summer after Nigel Carolan announced he would take a position at Guinness PRO12 side Connacht.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rbs6nations.com/en/news/ireland/31591.php

Mar 24

Ulster Bank League: Division 2A Previews

The all-Munster meeting of Nenagh Ormond and Highfield commands most of the attention in Division 2A this weekend, while Belfast Harlequins’ survival hopes hinge on a must-win trip to Sunday’s Well.

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Mar 24

Ulster Bank League: Division 2B Previews

Two matches really stand out in this weekend’s Division 2B schedule, as top four rivals Wanderers and Old Crescent meet at headquarters and it is win or bust for bottom side Thomond against City of Derry.

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Mar 24

Ulster Bank League: Division 2C Previews

Leinster rivals Tullamore and Navan kick off the latest round of Division 2C action with a crunch Friday Night Lights tie, while two of the bottom three sides – Boyne and Bangor – will clash tomorrow afternoon.

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Mar 23

Malone Takes Charge Of Ireland U-20s For World Rugby U-20 Championship

The IRFU have announced that Peter Malone will be the Ireland under-20 interim head coach for the upcoming World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Georgia in June.

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Mar 23

Healy: Beating England not enough for second-placed Irish

Ireland may have ended the 2017 RBS 6 Nations on a high note, but prop Cian Healy admits his insides were still ‘burning’ having not been able to lift the trophy aloft himself.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.rbs6nations.com/en/news/ireland/31590.php

Mar 23

Carolan And Duffy Appointed To Connacht Coaching Team

Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed the appointment of Nigel Carolan and Jimmy Duffy to Kieran Keane’s new Connacht senior coaching team ahead of the start of next season.

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Mar 23

Stander Finishes Second In Player Of The Championship Vote

After a thrilling Championship, the last that sees RBS as title sponsors after a fantastic 15 years, the results are in and Scotland’s Stuart Hogg has been voted the 2017 RBS Player of the Championship.

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