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“Billy Does What He Does Best” – Earls Ready For Vunipola Threat

Keith Earls Ireland England Vunipola

Keith Earls is expecting a typically physical Six Nations encounter with England this weekend as Ireland look to get their title defence off to the best possible start.  Matches between these two teams are always high in the physicality stakes and with England seeing the return of Mako and Billy Vunipola, Manu Tuilagi and Courtney Lawes among others, there is a …

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Schmidt: Opponents Have Spied On Ireland Training Sessions

Joe Schmidt Ireland

Ireland head coach, Joe Schmidt, has said that his training sessions have been spied upon by opponents on more than one occasion.   Given Leeds United manager, Marco Bielsa’s astonishing admission last week, the subject of spying is very topical across all sports. Both Schmidt and Eddie Jones had joked that the England head coach would use binoculars to spy on the …

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Watch: Paul Asquith Fails To Ground Ball Against Leinster After Intercept

Paul Asquith Leinster Scarlets

After 50 minutes, Leinster lead the Scarlets 10-7 at the RDS in tonight’s Guinness PRO14 action.  A converted Rory O’Loughlin try at the stroke of halftime and an earlier penalty from Ciaran Frawley is the difference between the two sides but Scarlets will be frustrated with their performance after blowing numerous chances in Leinster’s 22 in the opening 40. They …

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Pivotal Limerick Derby Highlight Of AIL Weekend

Garryowen Liam Coombes AIL

AIL Division 1A: Saturday, January 26 Kick-off 2.30pm unless stated  SHANNON (5th) v GARRYOWEN (4th), Thomond Park main pitch, tonight, 8pm Shannon have completed a hard-earned double over UCD since being edged out by Garryowen in a nail-biting finish at Dooradoyle in early December. Winning this eagerly-awaited rematch would give a huge boost to their play-off ambitions. They will be …

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Watch: Jordan Larmour On Inspiration From Family To Succeed

Jordan Larmour Energia

2018 will always be a year which Jordan Larmour remembers fondly.  He made his Ireland debut in the 2018 Guinness Six Nations championship against Italy and what followed could be described as nothing but a barrage of accolades. A Six Nations title and Grand Slam, a provincial double with Leinster, a series win in Australia, a first Ireland start, toppling …

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