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Stockdale Seeks Advice From Earls On The Pressures Of A World Cup

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There can be no disputing that the pressure is mounting on this Ireland squad ahead of their final Pool A game with Samoa next weekend. Ireland’s all-conquering 2018 followed by a topsy turvy 2019 ensured that pressure was on Joe Schmidt’s side before the World Cup had even begun. Jacob Stockdale burst onto the scene during Ireland’s most successful ever …

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Jacob Stockdale Happy To Prove His Critics Wrong

Sean McMahon reporting from Yokohama. Jacob Stockdale is happy to prove his critics wrong after he produced an excellent display in Ireland’s 27-3 win over Scotland in Pool A of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.  Stockdale has been criticised on occasion for his defensive performances, most recently in Ireland’s record defeat to England at Twickenham as part of their warm-up …

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“A Lot Of The Criticism Quite Annoyed Me” – Jacob Stockdale

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It was quite unfamiliar territory for Jacob Stockdale in the aftermath of Ireland’s record loss to England at Twickenham.  Not only were Joe Schmidt’s side poor across the board, but Stockdale, in particular, came in for criticism due to his defensive performance which saw his side concede eight tries. Stockdale made some poor defensive reads during that match but he …

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Rory Best on Jacob Stockdale: “He’ll Use This And He’ll Bounce Back”

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The trajectory of Jacob Stockdale’s career since bursting onto the scene with a try against South Africa in his first home international has been a constant upward curve. Unfortunately for the Ulster winger, Saturday’s game-changing slip-up against Leinster in the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final marks the first major setback of his career as the northern province crashed out of Europe’s …

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Jacob Stockdale Issues Apology After Crucial Error In Ulster Loss

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Ireland and Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale has issued an apology after he failed to ground the ball for what looked to be a certain try in his side’s narrow 21-18 loss to Leinster in the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final.  Early in the second half, Ulster held a narrow 11-13 lead when Stockdale showed tremendous pace and footwork to evade the …

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“I’m Proud Of Jacob, He Played A Great Game” – Dan McFarland

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Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium  “Desperate disappointment.”  Those were the first words which Ulster head coach Dan McFarland said to the media in the aftermath of his side’s 21-18 loss to Leinster at the Aviva Stadium this evening. The head coach was visibly dejected after the game but he praised his team for how they went toe-to-toe with …

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Darren Cave Outlines The Need For Continued Ulster Resurgence

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Ulster centre Darren Cave believes that the Irish provinces are in a great position to keep hold of their top talent due to the much-envied player welfare programme but that competitiveness at the top level in Europe is also important in order to thwart the efforts of overseas clubs.  The northern province have been enjoying a very successful season under …

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“If The Opportunity Arises Then I Definitely Plan On Taking It” – Stockdale

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The 2018 Six Nations was a memorable tournament for Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale.  The Ulsterman scored a Six Nations record seven tries during last year’s championship, three of which came from intercepts; against Italy, Wales and Scotland. Ireland will be looking to bounce back from their opening defeat to England at the Aviva Stadium when they take on the Scots at Murrayfield …

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Jacob Stockdale Doesn’t Think Teams Fear New Zealand Like Before

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Jacob Stockdale is fast becoming an Irish rugby legend at the tender age of 22 having scored 12 tries in 14 tests. His scoring exploits aren’t exactly coming against weak opposition either. Stockdale scored seven tries in this year’s Six Nations as Ireland romped to a Grand Slam title, breaking the record in the process and scored the decisive try …

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Jacob Stockdale Scores Magnificent Try Against New Zealand

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Ireland have finally made the breakthrough against New Zealand. It was a bruising first half that contained a bevy of penalty concessions on the All Blacks’ behalf, but Ireland were unable to force their hand on the scoreboard, holding a slim three point lead at half time. If it looked as though it would take a moment of magic to …

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Watch: Jacob Stockdale Shows Superb Awareness In Special Try

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With 35 minutes on the clock, Ulster are trailing Connacht 5-14 at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast in the first of this weekend’s interprovincial matches.  The first 20 minutes of this match were completely dominated by the men from the west as Connacht’s scrum heaped misery on their northern opponents. Tiernan O’Halloran got the first try of the game after …

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Blow For Ulster As Jacob Stockdale Set For A Period On The Sidelines

Ulster have been dealt a blow with the news that Jacob Stockdale faces a period on the sidelines through injury.  The Six Nations Player Of The Year and the tournament’s leading try-scorer suffered a hamstring injury in training. The northern province confirmed that he faces six-eight weeks out as a result. INJURY UPDATE ? | Jacob Stockdale suffered a grade …

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