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Robbie Henshaw In Contention For Toulouse After Injury Return

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Fans of both Leinster and Ireland will be buoyed by the news today that Robbie Henshaw has returned to training earlier than expected after suffering a hamstring injury in November. The 25-year-old suffered the injury during the warm-up for Ireland’s November series test match with Argentina at the Aviva Stadium. At the time it was expected that Henshaw would be out …

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England Receive Huge Injury Boost As Ireland Six Nations Opener Looms

Billy Vunipola England Injury Joe Launchbury

England have received a big injury boost ahead of their 2019 Six Nations opener against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, February 2nd.  Saracens’ Billy Vunipola looks set to play for his club this weekend in the Gallagher Premiership. Vunipola has been absent since he fractured his arm while playing for Saracens in the Heineken Champions Cup against the …

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Joe Schmidt Wins Phillips Sports Manager Of The Year Award

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Joe Schmidt has capped off an amazing 2018 as Ireland head coach by winning the Philips Sports Manager of the Year award for the second time. Schmidt beat off some strong competition from coaches in other disciplines to win the award given to the top coach in Ireland each year. Other nominees included Graham Shaw, the head coach of the Irish women’s …

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Johnny Sexton Signs IRFU Contract Extension

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2018 World Player of the Year, Johnny Sexton, has signed a contract extension with the IRFU.  The contract extension will see Sexton play his rugby in Ireland until the end of the 2020/21 season where he will be approaching his 36th birthday. Sexton has had a superb year in green and blue. He helped Ireland to a memorable 2018 which …

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Blow For Leinster And Ireland As Henshaw Ruled Out Until New Year

Robbie Henshaw injury return

Leinster and Ireland have been dealt a blow with the news that Robbie Henshaw faces a period on the sidelines due to an injury he picked up during the warm-up before Ireland’s November clash with Argentina.  Henshaw injured his hamstring before that game and was originally ruled out for six weekes. However, an injury update provided by Leinster this afternoon …

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