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“He’s Literally Hit The Ground Running Fast.” – Joe Schmidt Excited With Keith Earls’ Scintillating Form

You only need to take a look at Keith Earls’ attacking statistics from his last three games for Munster to understand why Joe Schmidt is so excited about the Limerick man’s form.  Against Castres, Earls scored one try, made 56 metres which yielded two clean line breaks and three defenders beaten. In the game with Racing 92 which was played …

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Former Ireland Underage International Selected For UAE National Team

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Former Ireland under-19 rugby international Sean Carey has been selected to join the United Arab Emirates international squad, according to Middle East outlet The National Carey will compete in the top tier of the Asian Rugby Championship in Malaysia that will begin this Sunday. Eleven years ago Carey togged out alongside current Ireland rugby internationals Keith Earls and Cian Healy in …

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The Lions Outcast XV

With Warren Gatland today naming his Lions squad to tour New Zealand this summer, there were of course many, many big name players who have not made the cut. We put together a XV made up of those players who missed out on selection this time around. 1) Rob Evans There is a tremendous amount of talent in the Lions …

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Where It All Went Wrong For Joe Schmidt And Ireland Against Wales

Wales v Ireland - RBS Six Nations

In the build-up to Friday night’s Six Nations clash between Ireland and Wales, outside of a few dissenting voices, a consensus emerged suggesting that Rob Howley’s rudimentary offensive strategy would be unable to break down a very physical Irish side. However, in spite of being dominated by Ireland for much of the second half, it was Wales who were by …

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Statistically Speaking This Is The Best XV Of The Six Nations So Far

RBS 6 Nations Championship Round 2, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy 11/2/2017 Italy vs Ireland Ireland's CJ Stander

For some time now, the guys over at rugby.net have compiled lists detailing the best players in the world. Using mathematically generated data, they claim to objectively rate players from each of rugby’s elite competitions. Using their Rugby Net Rating Engine, thy interoperate an array of statistics, give them a weighting according to the competitions in which they were recorded and publish them using …

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Ireland Once Again Dominate Official Six Nations Team Of The Week

RBS 6 Nations Championship Round 2, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy 11/2/2017 Italy vs Ireland Ireland's CJ Stander

After reflecting on another bruising weekend of action, the Six Nations have once again published their team of the week. As was the case following the first weekend of action, Ireland once again dominate the team with five inclusions. CJ Stander and Paddy Jackson have retained their places in the official selection and are joined by Gary Ringrose, Keith Earls …

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Twitter Reacts As Ireland Bounce Back To Wipe The Floor With Hapless Italy

RBS 6 Nations Championship Round 2, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy 11/2/2017 Italy vs Ireland Ireland's CJ Stander

Ireland registered their first win of this year’s Six Nations at the second time of asking, with a well-deserved and comprehensive victory against Italy. Joe Schmidt had demanded a reaction from his side and they didn’t disappoint, sealing the all-important bonus point in the first half on their way to a 63-10 annihilation. The late withdrawal of captain Rory Best, …

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Watch: Stuart Hogg Rips Through Irish Defence To Score

Scotland fullback Stuart Hogg has been the consensus pick to be the British & Irish Lions Test fullback during this summer’s tour of New Zealand and it’s not hard to see why. The Glasgow outside back opened the scoring for Scotland after capitalising on a long bounce pass from clubmate Finn Russell before ripping the Irish defence wide open with a …

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