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“I Didn’t Have A Good Game And That’s Stinging With Me At The Moment”

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Sean McMahon reporting from Shizuoka. You couldn’t help but feel sorry for Cian Healy in the aftermath of Ireland’s loss Japan on Saturday.  The powerful loosehead prop cut a downcast figure as he walked through a packed media mixed zone amid journalists probing with questions about Ireland’s shock defeat. But as ever, Healy spoke incredibly well despite the downbeat circumstances …

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Joe Schmidt Provides Injury Update On Sexton, Murray, Earls & Healy

Johnny Sexton

Generally, on a Tuesday of a Test match, one of Joe Schmidt’s assistant coaches would address the media.  The head coach generally only appears for media duties on team announcement day and directly after games. So it was interesting that Schmidt went against this trend in the immediate aftermath of Ireland’s record defeat to England at Twickenham on Saturday. There …

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Joe Schmidt Provides Update On Cian Healy & Conor Murray

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Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has provided an injury update on Cian Healy and Conor Murray.  Murray suffered a knock when he attempted to tackle Jonny May in the first half of Ireland’s 57-15 defeat to England at Twickenham this afternoon. The scrum-half was removed for a HIA, which he passed, but returned for the final minutes of the first …

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Cian Healy Signs New Contract With The IRFU

Cian Healy

Cian Healy has signed a new contract with the IRFU.  Healy’s new contract will keep him with Leinster and in Ireland until the end of the 2020/21 season. The loosehead prop has had a superb season – starting in four of Ireland’s five Six Nations games in addition to lining out in the victories over the All Blacks and Argentina …

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Cian Healy: We Need To Reinforce What We Stand For

Cian Healy Ireland France

Cian Healy is confident that Ireland can put in an improved performance when they take on France on Sunday in the penultimate round of the 2019 Guinness Six Nations.  Ireland, of course, have been below par thus far in this championship but they still have a chance of reclaiming their title thanks to their wins against Scotland and Italy after …

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Cian Healy And Manu Tuilagi In Hot Water Over Weekend Incidents

Cian Healy

Cian Healy’s yellow card was one of the major talking points from this weekend’s Champions Cup games. The Ireland international loosehead rushed into a ruck high and leading with his shoulder. Although he was only sin-binned, many felt the punishment could have been harsher. “No force, no speed, yellow card.” Should Cian Healy have been sent off for this shoulder …

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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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Former Ireland Underage International Selected For UAE National Team

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Former Ireland under-19 rugby international Sean Carey has been selected to join the United Arab Emirates international squad, according to Middle East outlet The National Carey will compete in the top tier of the Asian Rugby Championship in Malaysia that will begin this Sunday. Eleven years ago Carey togged out alongside current Ireland rugby internationals Keith Earls and Cian Healy in …

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