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Three Irish Stars From Fiji Win That Should Be In Joe Schmidt’s Plans For Argentina Clash

Ireland was made to work for their second victory of their November Test series on Saturday, with a spirited and physical Fiji side running the much-changed home side close at the Aviva Stadium. With both sides scoring three tries apiece, Joe Schmidt’s men emerged 23 – 20 victors thanks to a brace of penalties from fly-half substitute Ian Keatley late in …

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Disciplinary Panel Has Ruled On Andrew Conway’s Fate After Sending Off Against Connacht

Munster’s Andrew Conway has been handed a mere one-week suspension by a Pro14 disciplinary panel for late-charging Connacht out-half Jack Carty after he kicked the ball in the 61st minute of an all-Irish clash at the Sportsground in Galway on Friday. The tackle forced referee Nigel Owens to brandish a red card under Law 10.4, meaning that Conway initially faced …

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British and Irish Lions 2017: Irish Options on the Wings

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The next article in the series analyses the options Warren Gatland has on the wings for the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour of New Zealand, with this instalment focusing on the Irish wingers available for selection. Ireland – Keith Earls, Andrew Conway, Ronan O’Mahony, Craig Gilroy, Andrew Trimble, Tommy Bowe, Adam Byrne, Rory O’Loughlin, Niyi Adeolokun Keith Earls The …

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5 Quick Conclusions From Munster’s 22-10 Win Over Racing 92

1. What Happens When An Opponent Matches Munster Up Front? Throughout their pool campaign, Munster have been able to wrestle opponents into submission using their forward pack. Racing however had the ability to frustrate Munster for long periods. Although Simon Zebo crossed for Munster’s opening try as the first half came to a conclusion, it took a long time in …

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Munster Fans Celebrate After Their Side’s Massive Win Over Racing 92

Munster’s 32-7 win over Racing 92 on Saturday afternoon was a fitting performance to send off former head coach Anthony Foley in style. Foley was pronounced dead just hours before the previous scheduled fixture between these two sides back in October, suffering an acute pulmonary oedema at the Munster team hotel in Paris, and on a day which caused so much heartache …

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Watch: CJ Stander Scores Galloping Try As He Bursts Through The Racing Defence

If ever there was a try to sum up a player’s playing style, this was it. With Munster leading 11-0 at the Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, CJ Stander raced up and charged down Benjamin Dambielle’s kick before his side eventually regathered the ball shortly thereafter. With Munster on the counter-attack, Stander ran inside Dambielle before brushing off Chris Masoe on his way to …

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Ireland’s Underrated XV

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JANUARY 24: Craig Gilroy of Ulster scores a try during this afternoons European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 3 match at the Kingspan stadium on January 24, 2015 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Ireland have developed an impressive amount of talent in recent seasons. Although David Nucifora may not be a popular figure among Irish rugby fans, his draconian policy has forced the Irish provinces to invest in their academies and produce players capable of replacing overseas imports. This has benefited Irish rugby tremendously, as the provinces must be far more selective in …

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Munster Forced To Make Late Changes To Their Line Up

Munster have been forced into making two changes to their starting line up. Embattled Munster coach, Anthony Foley, has been forced to make two late changes to his starting line up against Ulster. Although the southern province will be looking to avoid a sixth straight defeat, they will have to do so without Dave Foley and Andrew Conway after they …

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Video: Amazing Andrew Conway Try Against Llanelli Scarlets

Andrew Conway scored a contender for Try of the Month as Munster lost out to the Scarlets on Friday night. The former Leinster player hacked ahead three times, before successfully diving to ground the ball. It showed that the 24 year-old has a potent blend of pace, ball-control, and finishing to punish teams, and he could have a big season ahead with …

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Should Either Of These Tries Been Awarded?

The game between Munster and the Scarlets saw two controversial tries being awarded. Last Friday night saw the Scarlets overcome Munster 25-22 in a tight contest. Although Munster led for the majority of the game, Steve Shingler’s injury time penalty saw the Scarlets claim a win in the top of the table clash. However it was the performance of the referee, …

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