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Six Nations: Jared Payne Announced Fit, But Do Ireland Need Him?

DUBLIN, IRELAND - FEBRUARY 07: Jared Payne of Ireland kicks the ball upfield during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and Wales at the Aviva Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Jared Payne returns to fitness, finally giving Ireland coach Joe Schmidt some options. Payne has been announced fully fit and available for this weekend’s Six Nations clash with Italy at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium. Having been sidelined for much of the championship with a hamstring complaint, Payne has come through training away from the squad last week and now looks set to …

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Cian Healy May Be Fit But He’s A Long Way Away From An Ireland Recall

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 27: Cian Healy of Ireland is tackled by Mihai Macovei (C) of Romania during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between Ireland and Romania at Wembley Stadium on September 27, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Injuries are a cruel yet ultimately inevitable part of sport. Some players are able to go their entire careers without enduring any serious, lengthy spells on the sidelines while others like Leinster’s Luke Fitzgerald seemingly spend just as much time off the field as they do on it. The fact is, some players just aren’t the same after injuries as they were …

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Former Ireland Manager Predicts A Positive Euro 2016

IBARAKI - JUNE 5: Coach Mick McCarthy of Ireland shouts instructions to his players during the Germany v Republic of Ireland, Group E, World Cup Group Stage match played at the Ibaraki-Prefectural Kashima Soccer Stadium, Ibaraki, Japan on June 5, 2002. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Whilst difficult to envisage as sour an experience as Giovanni Trapattoni’s team suffered in Poland and the Ukraine four years ago, there is still the practicality that Martin O’Neill’s side didn’t qualify comfortably for this summer’s European Championships in France and are in a tough group with Italy, Sweden and the world’s top ranked team, Belgium. However, Ireland have delivered …

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Video: The Triumphant Irish Team Go Mad In The Dressing Room

The hosts celebrated a famous win over Bosnia and Herzegovina that sees them qualify for just a third ever European Championship. Ireland prevailed 3-1 on aggregate, winning 2-0 on the night. Not so quiet now… pic.twitter.com/qO1mCGLuBh — FAI (@FAIreland) November 16, 2015 The heroic Jon Walters, who grabbed a brace, also grabbed a selfie with none other than the President himself, Michael D Higgins. …

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With Whelan And McClean Suspended For Germany Clash, Who Replaces Them?

The Republic of Ireland put some distance between themselves and fourth placed Scotland last night as Jon Walters 69th minute strike was enough to seal Ireland a vital win over Group D strugglers Georgia. However, the win was slightly soured by suspensions to Stoke City’s Glenn Whelan and West Bromwich Albion’s James McClean. The win for Ireland means that O’Neill’s …

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Rep. Of Ireland Face Daunting Prospect In World Cup Draw

This weeks World rankings were the deciding factor in deciding where European countries would be seeded for the forthcoming 2018 World Cup draw, and even though the Rep. Of Ireland have moved up eight places to 52nd in the rankings its still not enough, and they will be in lowly pot 4 when the draw takes place in two weeks. …

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The Jack Grealish Conundrum

It’s the debate that no matter how hard you try, it simply will not go away. Should Jack Grealish play for the Republic of Ireland or England? Grealish is an English-born youngster, who has played all his underage football for Ireland. The Aston Villa teenager was struggling to break into the first team team and therefore looked set to confirm his attention to …

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Rated: Ireland’s Top Four Performers Against The USA

Ireland overcame the USA with a resounding 4-1 win last night at the Aviva Stadium so here we have picked out four of The Boys In Green’s best performers from last night’s victory. 1. Anthony Pilkington For the 64 minutes that Pilkington was on the pitch he caused the US constant headaches down the right flank, thanks in part to the …

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