Women’s international rugby: Mimnagh returns for Ireland against USA

Sarah Mimnagh will return to the Ireland women’s rugby team for the first time in three years in Sunday’s home international against USA.

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Ireland ‘worry everyone’ in New Zealand

Former All Blacks captain Tana Umaga says New Zealand are wary of the threat posed by Ireland ahead of Saturday’s game at the Aviva Stadium.

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Naas Strike Late To Deny Wesley And Return To Division 1B Summit

A late brace of tries from Fionn Higgins inspired a 31-23 comeback victory for Naas at Old Wesley, as Johne Murphy’s men entered the mid-November break with a four-point lead at the top of All-Ireland League Division 1B.

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Ireland v New Zealand: All Blacks will be fired up, says Tommy Bowe

Former winger Tommy Bowe believes Ireland will face a highly motivated New Zealand side after the tourists’ one-point win over England.

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McGrath and Marmion can fill Murray void – Sexton

Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton says Kieran Marmion, Luke McGrath and John Cooney are good enough to replace injured scrum-half Conor Murray against the All Blacks.

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Irish Rugby TV: Jonathan Sexton On Ireland’s Showdown With New Zealand

“You can’t say it is just another game, they don’t come along too often. We want to see where we are,” said out-half Jonathan Sexton, looking forward to Saturday’s GUINNESS Series match against New Zealand at the Aviva Stadium (kick-off 7pm).

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Home Advantage For Ashbourne And Enniscorthy In All-Ireland Junior Cup Semis

Reigning champions Ashbourne and fellow two-time winners Enniscorthy will have home advantage in the All-Ireland Junior Cup semi-finals, following today’s draw for the last-four fixtures on Saturday, December 15.

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‘In At The Deep End, But I Absolutely Loved It’ – Addison

Will Addison discovered roughly 20 minutes before kick-off on Saturday that he would be starting Ireland’s GUINNESS Series opener against Argentina at a packed-out Aviva Stadium.

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Irish Rugby TV: Jack McGrath ‘Staying Focused’ Ahead Of New Zealand Clash

Prop Jack McGrath spoke to Irish Rugby TV about the recovery regime following a bruising encounter with Argentina and how the Ireland squad will try to avoid the hype and the emotional build-up to stay focused for New Zealand.

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Leinster Lock Nagle Joins Ulster On Loan

Ulster Rugby have confirmed that second row Ian Nagle has moved on loan to the province from Leinster until the end of the 2018/19 season. He will join the squad this week.

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