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Chris Henry Details Battle With Stroke And Return To Rugby

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Former Ulster and Ireland international, Chris Henry, sat down for an exclusive chat with Pundit Arena recently where he recalled the daunting experience of suffering a stroke prior to a test match with South Africa. Astonishingly, Henry battled back from the harrowing experience and returned to professional rugby in time to make the final cut for Joe Schmidt’s squad at …

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“Wales In Cardiff Is Always A Complicated Fixture For Us” – Joe Schmidt

Joe Schmidt Wales Cardiff

Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium Ireland will be keen to quickly move on from their bonus-point victory over France as they must immediately prepare for next weekend’s trip to Wales which is made all that more difficult considering Ireland’s six-day turnaround.  Ireland’s week, will, in Joe Schmidt’s’s words, be “truncated” and that will pose it’s own challenges as …

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Ireland Likely To Be Without Henshaw While Van Der Flier A Doubt For Wales Battle

Ireland Injury France Six Nations

Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium Ireland have kept alive their hopes of retaining the Six Nations championship after they recorded a 26-14 bonus-point victory over France at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday.  The performance was much improved from Ireland, especially in the first half, where they registered 77% possession and 89% territory. However, final preparations didn’t get off …

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Ireland Ease To Victory Over Disappointing France In Dublin

Ireland France Six Nations

Ireland 26 – 14 France Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium Ireland secured a bonus-point victory over France this afternoon at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium and the result ensures that Joe Schmidt’s side will be involved in the conversation around who will claim the championship next Saturday. A lot of pressure was on this Ireland side going into this game …

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Ireland Are Six Nations Champions After Superb Win Over France

Ireland U20 France U20 Six Nations

Ireland U20s 31 – 29 France U20s  Ireland are just 80 minutes away from securing a historic Grand Slam as they produced a brave performance to beat a much-fancied French side 31-29 at Irish Independent Park in Cork. Tonight’s win has already secured the championship for Ireland and a Grand Slam will come with it if they can beat Wales …

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Ireland Name Team For France Six Nations Battle

Ireland Team France Six Nations

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has named his team to take on France in the penultimate round of the 2019 Guinness Six Nations at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday.  Schmidt has made a number of changes to the side which secured a bonus point victory over Italy two weeks ago. In the front row, there are two changes as Cian Healy …

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“Everyone Expects Us To Blow Teams Out Of The Water” – Keith Earls

Keith Earls Ireland

Keith Earls admits that Ireland haven’t been themselves in recent weeks but is confident that they will “click” sooner rather than later.  There has been no shortage of potential explanations for Ireland’s dip in form; injuries, undercooked players in key positions, potential bad blood between Munster and Leinster players due to the Thomond Park derby clash, Joe Schmidt’s departure at …

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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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“People Started To Go Into Their Shells” – Kearney Reflects On Ireland Mistakes

Rob Kearney Ireland Six Nations

Ireland will hope for continued improvement in their performance when they take on France at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on Sunday.  Since the disappointing opening round defeat to England, Joe Schmidt’s side have got their campaign back on track thanks to consecutive wins over Scotland and Italy. However, what remains a major talking point and worry among supporters is their respective …

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Ireland Provide Injury Update With France Clash Looming


Ireland have issued an injury update as they begin preparations this week for Sunday’s clash with France at the Aviva Stadium.  There are a number of injury concerns surrounding the Irish squad and the IRFU have addressed these in their latest update. Robbie Henshaw, who has been missing since he started at fullback against England in the opening round, is …

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France Name Team To Take On Ireland This Weekend

France Team Ireland

Jacques Brunel has named his starting XV to take on Ireland on Sunday in the penultimate round of the 2019 Guinness Six Nations championship. France have named an unchanged starting XV for Sunday’s trip to Dublin and it seems the Brunel is happy with what his side produced as they recorded their first win of the campaign in round three. …

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