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Summer Signings Named In Exciting Ulster Lineup For Ospreys Test

Summer signings Jack McGrath, Sam Carter and Matt Faddes will all earn their first Ulster caps in Friday’s Guinness PRO14 opener versus Ospreys at Kingspan Stadium. Head coach Dan McFarland has named McGrath in the front row alongside captain Rob Herring and Tom O’Toole, with Carter partnering Kieran Treadwell in the second row. Matthew Rea, Jordi Murphy and Sean Reidy …

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Rory Best On Jack McGrath Signing: It Makes You Want To Play On

Captain, Rory Best, has praised Ulster’s signing of “world class” player, Jack McGrath who will join from Leinster at the end of the season.  The 29-year-old has won 54 caps for Ireland to date and featured in all three Tests on the 2017 British and Irish Lions Tour of New Zealand. Having fallen down the pecking order in Leinster, McGrath …

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IRFU Confirm Jack McGrath To Make Ulster Switch Next Season

The IRFU have confirmed that Leinster prop Jack McGrath will be making the switch to Ulster from the start of the 2019/2020 season. McGrath has struggled for form and fitness this season and was left out of the squad for Leinster’s Champions Cup Quarter-Final against Ulster on Saturday – the team he will become a part of next season. The …

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Massive Blow For Leinster As McGrath Sidelined For Weeks

Leinster and Ireland prop, Jack McGrath has been ruled out for “the next few weeks” after picking up a knee injury during training last week. The Champions Cup holders are set to begin their defence on October 12 in the RDS against Wasps with McGrath now in a race against time to be fit for the game.     Leinster …

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Lions And Blues Player Ratings – From A Kiwi Perspective

during the match between the Auckland Blues and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on June 7, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand.

An epic battle on Wednesday was decided by a brilliant second-half try by substitute Ihaia West, which gave the Blues a deserved 22-16 over the Lions at Eden Park. The Lions forward pack were strong and several All Black contenders made huge impressions. So how did the players rate? ________ British And Irish Lions 15. Leigh Halfpenny (Wales) 6 Solid …

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Watch: Leo Cullen Has Mixed News On Injured Lions Stars

To add further insult to injury for Leinster, not only were they beaten at home and subsequently knocked out of the PRO12, but a number of their key players went off with an injury during that defeat.  Of course, Leinster’s season is over so the main concern regarding the well-being of these players will be Lions head coach, Warren Gatland. …

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Andy Goode Selects His Lions 37-Man Squad

MAYNOOTH, IRELAND - DECEMBER 07: Warren Gatland, the Lions head coach, faces the media during the 2017 British & Irish Lions Coaching Team Announcement held at Carton House Hotel on December 7, 2016 in Maynooth, Ireland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

With the Lions squad announcement drawing ever closer, speculation is sky-high as to which players will get the nod from Warren Gatland. With 37 seats on the plane to New Zealand available, there is going to be a wealth of talent left behind. Former England flyhalf and Pundit Arena columnist Andy Goode has selected the squad he would bring, and …

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Likely Irish XV To Face France Following Joe Schmidt’s Squad Announcement

Italy v Ireland - RBS Six Nations

Following the first rest weekend of the Six Nations, Joe Schmidt named a 34 man squad ahead of Ireland’s crucial encounter with France. To the surprise of many observers, the Irish coach has made a number of alterations, leaving Ultan Dillane, Finlay Bealham, Jack Conan, Billy Holland, Dave Kilcoyne, Rory Scannell and Stuart McCloskey out of his squad. With just one block …

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