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Winners And Losers – Scotland v Ireland


Scotland kicked off their 2017 Six Nations campaign with a stunning 27-22 win over Ireland at Murrayfield. Saturday’s win marked the first time since 2006 that Scotland had won a Six Nations opener as a brace from Stuart Hogg and an opportunistic try from Alex Dunbar was enough to stave off the challenge of a resurgent Ireland who mounted a …

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Six Nations 2017: Players To Watch Out For From Each Nation

The waiting is almost over as rugby fans across the Northern hemisphere prepare to be engulfed by the 2017 six nations campaign. While the tournament always holds a special place in the hearts of rugby fans, this years addition seems to have even more at stake with an air of unpredictability and the small matter of a Lions tour looming …

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British And Irish Lions 2017: Outside Centre Options

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 03: Jonathan Joseph of England passes the ball during the Old Mutual Wealth Series match between England and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on December 3, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

In the eleventh article in this series, we analyse the options Warren Gatland has at outside centre for the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour of New Zealand. This article will attempt to conclude which two outside centres are the best options for Gatland to select in his initial squad, with the list including a mixture of experience and youth …

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Five Quick Conclusions From Leinster’s Win Over Montpellier

Leinster’s comprehensive 57-3 win over Montpellier on Friday night secured Leo Cullen’s side top spot in Pool 4 and automatic qualification to the knockout stages after a disappointing 2015/16 campaign. First-half tries to Isa Nacewa, Jack Conan and Adam Byrne set up a healthy 24-3 lead at halftime before further tries from Conan, Luke McGrath, Cian Healy and Garry Ringrose …

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Champions Cup – Ireland Team Of The Weekend

The Irish provinces enjoyed a great weekend in the thrid round of the Champions Cup with Leinster throttling Northampton at Franklin’s Gardens, Munster shutting out Leicester at Thomond Park and Ulster edging Clermont in a shootout at the Kingspan. Connacht fought valiantly against a Wasps side buoyed by the scintillating debut of Kurtley Beale, but ultimately faded late as Dai …

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Twitter Goes Wild As Ireland Stun Australia

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Irish Rugby has brought ecstasy once again as Keith Earls’s late try condemned Australia to a narrow 27-24 defeat in the Autumn Internationals, as Joe Schmidt’s men complete an infamous Tri-Nations clean sweep following earlier triumphs against the All-Blacks and South Africa. Ireland had already been placed at a disadvantage just nine minutes in after Rob Kearney’s match ended before it …

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5 Lions Bolters Warren Gatland Should Consider

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 07: Warren Gatland is announced as the Head Coach of the British & Irish Lions for the 2017 Tour to New Zealand during the British and Irish Lions Press Conference at Standard Life House on September 7, 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The British and Irish Lions squad often includes a couple of ‘bolters’ – players who have had limited international exposure and make a late and surprising claim to join the touring party. So who are the candidates to be bolters in 2017? For the purist, Will Greenwood was the last true ‘bolter’ when he toured South Africa in 1997 having …

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Twitter Reacts As Leinster Prove Too Strong For Munster In Dublin

Guinness PRO12, The Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland 8/10/2016 Leinster vs Munster Leinster’s Isa Nacewa scores a try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Leinster beat Munster today in the Aviva Stadium on a scoreline of 25-14. Leo Cullen’s charges were full value for the victory, as they face into European Cup action next weekend. There were several positives for Leinster, not least the inception of Robbie Henshaw into the midfield. However, there was dismay after a flat Munster performance. Not the desired result, …

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Five Key Matchups Ahead Of Leinster v Munster

The biggest rivalry in Irish club rugby is back on Saturday as Leo Cullen’s Leinster host Rassie Erasmus’ Munster at the Aviva Stadium in the first All-Irish provincial derby of the new season. With four wins apiece from their first five games, both sides enter the game in strong form as Leinster prepare to give Robbie Henshaw a debut in the centres, …

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Munster v Leinster Teams Named – Henshaw And O’Mahony Set To Start


Munster and Leinster have both named their teams for this weekend’s interprovincial derby at the Aviva Stadium. Robbie Henshaw is set to make his Leinster debut at inside centre, while Ireland flanker Peter O’Mahony will make his return to the Munster starting XV after coming off the bench in the Reds win over over Zebre last weekend. Leinster Head Coach Leo Cullen …

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The Biggest Omissions From Joe Schmidt’s Ireland Squad

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - MARCH 21: Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt takes the warm up before the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Ireland at Murrayfield on March 21, 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

As Ireland embark on their quest to claim their first test victory in the professional era in South Africa, many questions have been raised following the aftermath of Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad announcement regarding the logic and legitimacy of his selections and namely; omissions. It would appear that Schmidt has to a certain extent disregarded form as a determinant when …

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Opinion: Robbie Henshaw Is Wasted At Inside Centre

Ireland travel to Twickenham this afternoon hampered with injury, and perhaps a lack of established leaders. This is a game that will define Ireland’s season. A win would mean they march on to their last two games with an impetus, and an outside chance of being in the mix. A loss would bring further negativity. In his second season in …

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Why It’s Not All Doom And Gloom For Ireland

during the RBS Six Nations match between France and Ireland at the Stade de France on February 13, 2016 in Paris, France.

With no wins from the opening games and an injury list longer than Devon Toner’s arms, Ireland look set to put this campaign down as one to forget. Although Ireland look like they will now struggle to defend their Six Nations crown, Irish fans have a lot to look forward too. Instead of focusing on this year’s Six Nations, Ireland fans can relish what’s …

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Madigan Punished By Cullen For Signing For Bordeaux

Leinster coach Leo Cullen has made 12 changes to the side to take on the Newport Gwent Dragons on Friday night but mercurial inside back Ian Madigan was not one of them, as the 26-year-old will start tomorrow night’s game from the bench. With in excess of 30 players missing through Irish call ups (senior and Under 20s) and injury, Cullen was always …

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