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Munster’s Malone to lead Ireland U/20 at World Cup

Munster’s Malone to lead Ireland U/20 at World Cup

| March 23, 2017

The IRFU have today announced that Peter Malone will be the PwC Ireland U20s interim Head Coach for the upcoming World Rugby U20 Championship in Georgia in June. Continue reading below… Malone, Munster Rugby’s Elite Player Development Manager, has been assistant coach to Nigel Carolan with the Ireland U20s since 2015.   Kieran Campbell, the Ulster […]

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Ireland name squad for remaining Six Nations games

Ireland name squad for remaining Six Nations games

| March 2, 2017

THE IRELAND Coaching Group have named a 36 man squad for the final two rounds of the 2017 RBS 6 Nations Championship.  Ireland travel to Cardiff in Round 4 to take on Wales at the Principality Stadium on Friday 10th March before hosting England on Saturday 18th March at the Aviva Stadium. IRELAND squad for […]

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Opinion – Them’s the Rules

Opinion – Them’s the Rules

| February 25, 2017

UNDER the current World Rugby regulations, if a person lives in this country, or any country for that matter, for three years, they are eligible to play for that country on the international stage. That is the rule. I don’t like the rule, but that is the rule. So what has baffled me in recent […]

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Limerick’s Nash to captain Irish U/20’s against France

Limerick’s Nash to captain Irish U/20’s against France

| February 22, 2017

IRISH HEAD coach, Nigel Carolan has named the Ireland U20 side, sponsored by PwC to face France this Friday night in Donnybrook. There a number of changes to the side that will run out in their first home game of the U20 Six Nations. Ulster and Queen’s Rob Lyttle comes into the team at full-back […]

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Munster’s O’Shea and Mc Mahon in Irish 7s squad

Munster’s O’Shea and Mc Mahon in Irish 7s squad

| February 17, 2017

AS THE Ireland Men’s 7s programme continues its preparation for the Rugby Europe Grand Prix in June and July, IRFU Director of Sevens Rugby, Anthony Eddy has named a 14-man squad to take part in a three day training camp in Portugal commencing on Friday this week. The squad will train with the Portugal 7s […]

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Ten Munster men make Irish 20’s squad

Ten Munster men make Irish 20’s squad

| January 24, 2017

The Ireland U20 squad, sponsored by PwC has been named by Head Coach Nigel Carolan for the opening rounds of the U20 Six Nations Championship 2017. The 32 man squad features three players from last year’s campaign, Corinthians and Connacht lock Cillian Gallagher, Shannon and Munster back-row John Foley and Ballynahinch out-half Johnny McPhillips. Foley […]

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Thirteen strong Munster group make Irish Six Nations Squad

Thirteen strong Munster group make Irish Six Nations Squad

| January 23, 2017

The Ireland Coaching Group have named a 40 man squad for the opening two rounds of the 2017 RBS 6 Nations Championship.There are 13 players from Munster in the initial squad, with Rassie Erasmus’ men rewarded for their second seeding in the Champions Cup, as well as sitting atop the Pro12 table. Ireland travel to […]

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Opinion – System Failure

Opinion – System Failure

| January 19, 2017

MUCH has been made this week of the Conor Murray ‘incident’ in Glasgow. The Irish international appeared to have been knocked out by a tackle during the second half of the game and was later taken from the field for a Head Injury Assessment, or HIA, as you may have heard it said. The actions […]

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Ireland Rugby 7s to train with England and Wales

Ireland Rugby 7s to train with England and Wales

| January 10, 2017

IRISH RUGBY Men’s Sevens programme continues to build towards the Rugby Europe Grand Prix in June and July and IRFU Director of Sevens Rugby, Anthony Eddy has named a 14 man squad to take part in a two day training camp in Cardiff on Thursday and Friday this week. The squad will train with the […]

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Socials – Paul O’Connell book signing at Easons Limerick

Socials – Paul O’Connell book signing at Easons Limerick

| December 6, 2016

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