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Limerick Derby The Highlight Of AIL Action This Weekend

AIL Rugby

AIL: Saturday, December 8 Kick-off 2.30pm unless stated – DIVISION 1A: GARRYOWEN (5th) v SHANNON (6th), Dooradoyle, tonight, 8 pm Contrasting fortunes for these great Limerick rivals in the last two rounds, with Garryowen, in fifth, claiming wins over Young Munster and Terenure College while sixth-placed Shannon have gone down to Dublin University and Lansdowne, conceding 63 points in the …

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Clean Sweep For Irish Provinces As Leinster Put 59 Points On Dragons

Leinster Munster Ulster Connacht

It’s been a successful weekend for the Irish provinces in the Guinness PRO14 as Munster, Leinster, Connacht and Ulster all recorded wins.  Munster were in action on Friday night as they beat Edinburgh 44-14 in Cork. Keith Earls scored a hattrick in eight first-half minutes en route to the comprehensive win. That victory saw Conor Murray and man-of-the-match Chris Farrell …

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“I Want To Go Out & Put My Stamp On Games” – Andrew Conway

Andrew Conway

Ireland winger Andrew Conway expects Andy Farrell to make a smooth transition to the role of national team head coach when he takes over from Joe Schmidt after next year’s World Cup in Japan. Following the New Zealander’s much-anticipated decision to step down at the end of his current contract with the IRFU, Farrell was immediately unveiled as his eventual …

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Provinces Take Stock Of Injury Concerns After November Internationals

provinces ireland injury

The November internationals are now over for Ireland and focus now switches to the Irish provinces as they enter the busy festive period.  The Irish provinces returned to Guinness PRO14 action at the weekend which saw wins for Leinster, Munster and Connacht while Ulster lost away to Scarlets. Another round of PRO14 action awaits this weekend before back-to-back European Cup …

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Updated World Rankings After Exciting November Internationals

World Rugby rankings

The November internationals have come and gone and with that some movement in the World Rugby official rankings.  Ireland’s 100% record throughout the month has seen them further consolidate their number two ranking while they have narrowed the gap further on number one ranked New Zealand. Wales have further cemented their third-place ranking with wins over Scotland, Australia, Tonga and …

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“We Want To Play Them Tomorrow!” – Eddie Jones Eyes Up Ireland

Eddie Jones Ireland

Eddie Jones has overseen a successful November window which saw England defeat South Africa, Japan and Australia while they suffered a narrow one-point defeat to world champions New Zealand.  After a disappointing Six Nations and a series loss to South Africa during the summer, the improvement in results will come as a welcome relief to Jones who must have been …

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Schmidt Makes Wholesale Changes As Ireland Team Named For USA

Ireland Joe Schmidt

Joe Schmidt has this afternoon announced his squad for Saturday’s final Test match against the USA and he has made wholesale changes to the team which beat the All Blacks.  In total, only one player who started against the All Blacks will start against the USA and that’s Garry Ringrose. He will partner Stuart McCloskey in a new look midfield …

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Blow For Connacht As Kieran Marmion Undergoes Surgery

Kieran Marmion Ireland Richie Murphy Rugby Larmour

Connacht have received a blow with the news that Kieran Marmion will undergo surgery which will rule him out for the next few months. Marmion played a star role in their 16-9 victory over the All Blacks on Saturday, quashing any fears that Ireland would not be able to beat the best in the world without Conor Murray. It was …

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