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British and Irish Lions 2017: Irish Options on the Wings

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The next article in the series analyses the options Warren Gatland has on the wings for the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour of New Zealand, with this instalment focusing on the Irish wingers available for selection. Ireland – Keith Earls, Andrew Conway, Ronan O’Mahony, Craig Gilroy, Andrew Trimble, Tommy Bowe, Adam Byrne, Rory O’Loughlin, Niyi Adeolokun Keith Earls The …

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Twitter Goes Wild As Ireland Stun Australia

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Irish Rugby has brought ecstasy once again as Keith Earls’s late try condemned Australia to a narrow 27-24 defeat in the Autumn Internationals, as Joe Schmidt’s men complete an infamous Tri-Nations clean sweep following earlier triumphs against the All-Blacks and South Africa. Ireland had already been placed at a disadvantage just nine minutes in after Rob Kearney’s match ended before it …

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Keith Earls Speaks On Anthony Foley’s Passing And Why He Won’t Apologise To Glasgow’s Fraser Brown

Irish rugby has been caught up in quite a whirlwind off late. The last 6 weeks has seen tumultuous event follow tumultuous event, encompassing Ireland’s first ever victory over the All Blacks in addition to Munster wins against the Maori and Glasgow, all of which have taken place in the shadow of Anthony Foley’s tragic passing. His loss has begun to fade from mainstream …

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Potential Irish XV To Beat New Zealand… Again

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As much as Ireland celebrated their historic win over the All Blacks in Chicago, it raised a number possible questions over selection. Should either Sean O’Brien and Peter O’Mahony be included in the starting XV for the return fixture? Will Joe Schmidt be tempted to start Ultan Dillane alongside Devin Toner in the second row? Despite Rob Kearney’s performance against …

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5 Quick Conclusions From Ireland’s 52-21 Win Over Canada

After the high of the previous week, Ireland came crashing back down to earth during a full blooded first half in Dublin. Although Ireland raced into a 14 point lead, the Canadians came back into the game, leveling through a DTH van der Merwe try and a mauled effort. Joe Schmidt’s side soon regained the momentum with a try from …

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Joe Schmidt Names Completely New Starting XV For Canada Test

Joe Schmidt has taken the opportunity to rest the players involved in Ireland’s win over New Zealand. Following on from Ireland’s historic victory over New Zealand, Joe Schmidt as made a total of 15 changes to the side that took to the field in Chicago. Given the intensity of last week’s clash and the fact that Ireland still have to …

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Keith Earls To Miss Ireland’s Clash With New Zealand Following Red Card Against Glasgow

Keith Earls was sent off during Munster’s win over Glasgow. Keith Earls has been handed a two week ban following his tip tackle on Glasgow hooker Fraser Brown in the 19th minute of last weekend’s emotional European Rugby Champions Cup clash in Thomond Park. Referee, Jerome Garces, examined the incident carefully on the big screen before taking the decision to …

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Ireland Hit With Injury Blow Ahead Of All Black Test

Joe Schmidt will have to make alterations to his line-up. Just when it was thought that Ireland would be about to embark on an international series without any major injury concerns, this morning The Belfast Telegraph reported that Iain Henderson will miss Ireland’s first test against New Zealand on 5 November. The big Ulster player who can play in either …

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Ranking Ireland’s Top 5 Wingers On Form

Pre-Season Friendly, Saint-Affrique, Aveyron, France 11/8/2016 Montpellier vs Connacht Connacht's Niyi Adeolokun makes a break Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Soon after Joe Schmidt had been appointed as Ireland coach, it quickly became apparent that the kiwi favoured a certain type of winger. Despite both fans and commentators questioning the selection of players such as Dave Kearney, his skill set suited the game plan Ireland looked to adopt under the Schmidt. The New Zealander wanted his wide men to be …

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Munster Announce Team To Face Racing 92

Munster have announced their side to take on Racing 92 in Paris. After suffering a 25-14 defeat at the hands of Leinster last weekend, Munster face a daunting trip to Paris to take on Racing 92 on Sunday. Despite the defeat, Rassie Erasmus has only made one change to the side, with Jaco Taute starting at outside centre instead of …

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Munster v Leinster Teams Named – Henshaw And O’Mahony Set To Start

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Munster and Leinster have both named their teams for this weekend’s interprovincial derby at the Aviva Stadium. Robbie Henshaw is set to make his Leinster debut at inside centre, while Ireland flanker Peter O’Mahony will make his return to the Munster starting XV after coming off the bench in the Reds win over over Zebre last weekend. Leinster Head Coach Leo Cullen …

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Peter O’Mahony Included In Munster Squad To Face Zebre

Peter O’Mahony will make his long awaited return this weekend. Munster fans will finally get the chance to see Peter O’Mahony in action this weekend, after Rassie Erasmus named the backrow in his squad to face Zebre in Thomond Park on Saturday. The inspirational player has been forced to watch from the side lines after suffering  a horrific cruciate ligament injury …

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Murray And Stander Headline Six Changes To Munster Starting XV

Munster Rugby Squad Training, UL, Limerick 14/9/2016 Conor Murray Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Munster welcome back Ireland internationals Conor Murray and Keith Earls to the Munster starting XV to play the Dragons in Rodney Parade on Saturday, with captain CJ Stander also making his first start of the season after coming off the bench last Friday in his season debut against Cardiff. Murray and Earls return after missing the opening two rounds of the PRO12 due …

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5 Questions Munster Need To Answer This Season

After a dismal 2015/16 campaign, much is expected of Munster after the appointment of Rassie Erasmus.  Last season was one of the most tumultuous in the recent history of Munster Rugby. A series of poor results at the turn of the year saw the province knocked out of the Champions Cup, tumbling down the Pro 12 table and fans voting …

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