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Ireland’s Jamie Heaslip Considering His Future Options

Guinness Series, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 26/11/2016 Ireland vs Australia Ireland's Jamie Heaslip Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Ireland’s Jamie Heaslip has confirmed that he is open to the idea of playing abroad. 2016 has been an excellent year for Heaslip. World Player of the Year and World Try of the Year nominations coupled with a string of impressive performances for Ireland have capped off an excellent twelve months for the Dubliner. It is no secret that the former Ireland …

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Former Ireland U20’s Centre To Make Professional Rugby Debut In New Zealand On Saturday

Former Ireland U20’s centre and Leinster Academy product Harrison Brewer is set to make his professional rugby debut for Manawatu this weekend in the fifth round of New Zealand’s National Provincial Championship – The Mitre 10 Cup. Brewer, who arrived in New Zealand in May after he was released from the Leinster Academy, will start at blindside flanker for the Turbos …

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Connacht Centre Dave McSharry Forced To Retire

Connacht Rugby Squad Training, Sportsground, Galway 27/10/2015 Dave McSharry Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Connacht centre Dave McSharry has been forced to retire from professional rugby because of concussion, the Irish province confirmed on Wednesday.  The 26-year-old former Leinster academy player took the decision to quit after meeting with a neurologist last week, who advised him to retire. In February the former Ireland U-18, U-20 and Irish Wolfhounds star was ruled out for the …

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