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Chris Farrell: “I’m Ramped Up, I’m Ready To Play Already”

Munster centre, Chris Farrell, needs no extra motivation to get him ready for this weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final clash with Edinburgh.  After a thundering start last year, his season was cruelly cut short when he suffered an ACL injury during an open Six Nations training session. He was forced to watch on from the sidelines as his Munster teammates …

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Clean Bill Of Health For Ireland As Italy Preparations Ramp Up

Ireland Six Nations Italy

Ireland kicking coach Richie Murphy has confirmed that the 34 players who are currently preparing for Sunday’s trip to Rome to take on Italy have all come through training unscathed and are eligible for selection.  There were a number of doubts surrounding players like Robbie Henshaw, Tadhg Beirne and Chris Farrell. Henshaw missed out on the trip to Murrayfield to …

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Boost For Ireland As Chris Farrell Fit Enough To Train This Week

Ireland Chris Farrell

Ireland have received a boost with the news that Chris Farrell has been passed fit to train today at the team’s base in Carton House.  Farrell was a doubt after he was replaced in the first half of Munster’s bonus-point win over the Southern Kings at Irish Independent Park in Cork on Friday night. Munster head coach Johann van Graan …

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Chris Farrell Praises “Resilient” Joey Carbery After Ireland Win

Joey Carbery Chris Farrell Ireland

Ireland centre Chris Farrell has hailed Joey Carbery’s resilience in their win over Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.  Carbery was introduced to the game with just 24 minutes on the clock as Johnny Sexton was removed from the game as he subsequently failed a head injury assessment (HIA). It wasn’t a perfect performance from the Munster out-half. His intercept pass …

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“He Tends To Take Defenders Away From Me Which Is Great”

Rory Scannell Chris Farrell Munster

There is an air of positivity around the Munster Rugby camp these days thanks in part to their three-game winning streak.  Munster have won three games in succession before, but this time, due to the calibre of their opposition and the manner in which they dismantled their opponents, supporters of the southern province are now looking to the future with optimism. …

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Chris Farrell Ruled Out Of Castres Trip As Munster Release Injury Update

Chris Farrell Joey Carbery Munster

Munster have gathered today at their High-Performance Centre at the University of Limerick as they begin preparations for their upcoming trip to Castres in Round 4 of the Heineken Champions Cup.  The southern province accounted for the French champions at Thomond Park on Sunday but failed to get the winning bonus point. A much tighter affair is expected on Saturday …

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Mathewson Signs New Contract And Farrell Fitness Boost As Munster Return To Work

Alby Mathewson Chris Farrell Munster

The Munster squad returned to their High-Performance centre at the University of Limerick to prepare for next weekend’s clash with Zebre in Italy.  The squad have been on a break for the last week after their victory against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein last time out. With the November internationals currently in full swing, Munster’s Ireland contingent are currently preparing for …

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Assessing Ireland’s Midfield Options For Scotland Showdown

Relatively speaking, injuries have been kind to Ireland thus far in the Six Nations Championship. That is of course if you’re not counting the midfield. Joe Schmidt prepares for the Scotland showdown short on centres, with Robbie Henshaw and Chris Farrell ruled out. Therefore, Ireland will be forced to shake things up in the midfield as they aim to take …

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Ireland Centre Chris Farrell Likely To Miss Rest Of 6 Nations Campaign

NatWest 6 Nations Championship Round 3, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/2/2018 Ireland vs Wales Ireland's Chris Farrell

Ireland have been dealt a blow with confirmation that Chrsi Farrell’s 6 Nations championship has likely come to an end. The IRFU confirmed on Tuesday afternoon that the Munster centre sustained ligament damage in training after twisting his knee in the turf. Breaking news: @Farrell_C93 unlikely to be available for rest of #NatWest6Nations through ligament damage. #TeamOfUs pic.twitter.com/W9yigKVCZM — Irish …

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