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Munster Name Very Strong Team For Friday Night Lights In Cork

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Munster head coach Johann van Graan has named a very strong team to take on the Southern Kings at Irish Independent Park in Cork on Friday night.  In total, there are seven changes to the team which defeated the Dragons at Rodney Parade last time out. Many of Munster’s Ireland contingent have returned as Andrew Conway, Chris Farrell, Niall Scannell, John …

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The Six Nations Team Of The Championship So Far As Chosen By You

Six Nations Team Of The Championship

Yesterday, we asked you to vote on the Six Nations team of the championship so far after the first two rounds of action.  As expected, England dominates this team as they top the Six Nations table with two wins from two and 10 points after securing two bonus points. Six Nations Team Of The Championship After Two Rounds:  15. Elliot …

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A Look Back At Some Of The Biggest Irish Rugby Transfers Abroad

Irish rugby transfers abroad

Sean O’Brien will become the latest Irish rugby player to ply his trade abroad after it was announced this week that the ‘Tullow Tank’ will join London Irish after the 2019 World Cup in Japan.  O’Brien wasn’t offered a national contract by the IRFU which meant in Stuart Lancaster’s words the situation “was almost out of Leinster’s hands” when London Irish …

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Stuart Hogg Set To Miss Remainder Of Six Nations [Report]

Stuart Hogg Scotland Six Nations

Scotland have received a blow with the news that Stuart Hogg is set to miss the remainder of the 2019 Guinness Six Nations championship.  The fullback left the fray after 17 minutes with the shoulder injury occurring two minutes earlier when Peter O’Mahony made contact with Hogg when he was chasing a kick he put down the field. The Irish blindside has …

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Where The Irish Provinces Stand As PRO14 Returns

Irish Provinces PRO14

The Irish provinces return to Guinness PRO14 action this weekend after a three-week absence as the Six Nations has taken centre stage over the last few weeks.  As we are in the midst of a fallow week in the Six Nations, attention will shift back to the PRO14 and here we provide a little reminder as to where the Irish …

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Leinster Confirm Sean O’Brien Will Join London Irish After World Cup

Sean O'Brien Ireland abroad

Leinster Rugby have confirmed this afternoon that Sean O’Brien will join London Irish after the 2019 World Cup.  Leinster have released the following statement: The 31-year-old back row, who turns 32 this Thursday, is one of Leinster’s most decorated players, having come through the Leinster Academy system and having played 122 times for Leinster since his debut in September 20008 …

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