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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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Feb 20

Hosts France First Up For Ireland At World Rugby U-20 Championship

The Ireland Under-20s, sponsored by PwC, will kick off this summer’s World Rugby Under-20 Championship against tournament hosts France at Perpignan’s Stade Aimé Giral on Wednesday, May 30 (kick-off 9pm local time/8pm Irish time).

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Feb 19

In The Chair: Jack McGrath And Cian Healy

Hand crafted cooking knives, house renovations and a little scrummaging – all in our live chat with Ireland props Jack McGrath and Cian Healy.

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Feb 19

Additional Players Link Up With Ireland Squad

A number of players had been added to the Ireland squad as preparations continue for next Saturday’s NatWest 6 Nations match against Wales at the Aviva Stadium (kick-off 2.15pm).

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Feb 18

Women’s All-Ireland League: Round 12 Review

Old Belvedere joined second-placed Railway Union on 44 points in the Women’s All-Ireland League table following a well-merited 19-0 win over a very young Railway outfit at Angelsea Road on Saturday, writes Michael Gallagher.

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Feb 17

Ulster Bank League: Results Round-Up

Terenure College, Young Munster and Dublin University were the main movers in the top flight of the Ulster Bank League over another action-packed weekend, while only a single point separates the leading three sides in Division 1B after Banbridge’s bri…

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Feb 17

Women’s All-Ireland League: Round 12 Previews

All focus returns to the Women’s All-Ireland League this weekend for what promises to be a thrilling set of matches, as clubs strive for crucial wins with only three rounds remaining in the regular season, writes Michael Gallagher.

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