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Fergus McFadden To Miss Rest Of The Season After Headbutt Ban

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Fergus McFadden will miss the remainder of the season after the Leinster winger picked up a six-week ban for striking Ulster’s Sean Reidy with his head during their recent Guinness PRO14 clash in Belfast at the weekend.  Referee George Clancy reviewed the incident with his TMO at the time but because he couldn’t see the point of contact on the …

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Fergus McFadden Cited For Apparent Headbutt In Interpro Clash

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Leinster’s Fergus McFadden has been cited for an incident with Ulster’s Sean Reidy during the clash between the two provinces at Kingspan Stadium on Saturday.  The Guinness PRO14 confirmed this evening that McFadden will face a disciplinary hearing on Wednesday. The incident involved McFadden leading with his head in a motion towards Reidy in what looked to be an apparent …

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McFadden Escapes Card For Apparent Headbutt On Sean Reidy

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Leinster winger Fergus McFadden could be cited in the aftermath of his side’s clash with Ulster at the Kingspan Stadium after an apparent headbutt by the 32-year-old didn’t result in a card. McFadden was involved in an incident off the ball with Ulster number eight Sean Reidy. The two players were pushing and shoving off the ball in the first …

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Watch: “The Culture Of Leinster Is A Winning Mindset”

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Leinster players, Luke McGrath, Fergus McFadden, Dave Kearney and Will Connors have opened up about some of the factors that have made the club so successful in recent times. The reigning PRO14 and Heineken Champions Cup winners find themselves back in another European semi-final where they will face Toulouse in the Aviva Stadium on April 21. Despite being four-time winners …

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McFadden Returns To Full Training As Leinster Issue Injury Update

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Leinster winger, Fergus McFadden, has returned to full team training as the province continue preparations for Saturday’s PRO14 clash with Zebre in Stadio Zaffanella.  The 32-year-old hasn’t featured since suffering a “high grade” hamstring injury during a training session in mid-October. McFadden will be assessed as the week goes on but could be available to feature in this weekend’s game. …

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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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Watch: Excellent Fergus McFadden Break And Jordan Larmour Step Gets Leinster Off The Mark

Leinster host Ulster at the RDS in the last round of interprovincial fixtures before the Irish sides set their sights on European knockout qualification when the back-to-back games get underway next week.  Both sides are on the back of wins coming into this game. Leinster secured a narrow victory over Connacht last weekend at the Dublin venue while Ulster came from …

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Paul O’Connell Reveals How He Got The Nickname ‘Psycho’

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Some guys in rugby have nicknames given to them by the crowd like Tendai ‘The Beast’ Mtawarira. Others like Melbourne Rebels hooker James ‘Chibba’ Hanson have had their nickname long before they became professional rugby players while other players simply don’t need nicknames. Paul O’Connell would generally be viewed in the latter category among rugby fans, as the former Ireland captain’s performances …

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Fergus McFadden Was Lucky To Avoid Sanction After This Stamp On Nathan White

Fergus McFadden could yet be cited for this dangerous stamp on Nathan White. In the midst of Leinster’s hard fought win over Connacht on Friday night, Leinster’s Fergus McFadden appeared to stamp on Nathan White’s face. The incident occurred within view of the linesman and could further anger Pat Lam, particularly after the referee awarded Josh Van der Flier’s try without clear evidence …

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5 Players Joe Schmidt Might Call Up To Replace Jared Payne

Jared Payne’s World Cup ending injury will force Joe Schmidt to call up a replacement. Until this morning, Ireland had enjoyed a relatively injury free World Cup Campaign. Indeed Ireland’s main injury concerns rested on the fitness of Cian Healy and Robbie Henshaw prior to the tournament. However Ireland’s injury free run came crashing to a halt this morning, when …

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Irish Places There For The Taking – McFadden

Ireland winger Fergus McFadden insists all those selected for the Irish Wolfhounds clash with England Saxons at Irish Independent Park hope their performance could lead to a selection for Ireland’s 6 Nations clash with Italy next week. McFadden is named in an exciting back-line which includes fellow Leinster backs Luke Fitzgerald and Gordon D’Arcy along with the Munster pair of …

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Ten Bold Predictions For The Upcoming Rugby Season

The new rugby season is just around the corner and Jonathan Abbott is here to give us his ten predictions for the 2014/15 campaign. Be gentle. 1. South Africa Win Rugby Championship At the time of writing, this predication may seem off judging by their two below-par performances against the Pumas. However, this writer believes South Africa are the team …

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