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Connacht Embody Everything We Wish Ireland Could Be

If only international rugby was as easy and simplistic as Connacht are making club rugby look in the Pro 12. If only our players looked for space instead of territorial advantage. If only our players played what was in front of them as opposed to what they were told. If only Ireland could play like Connacht. Pat Lam has started a rugby …

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Joe Schmidt Names Ireland Side To Face Wales In The Six Nations

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 01: Joe Schmidt, the Ireland head coach looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and England at the Aviva Stadium on March 1, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has unveiled the team that will take on Wales at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin on Sunday afternoon. CJ Stander will be handed his debut, at blindside flanker, while Tommy O’Donnell will start at openside. Warren Gatland opted to go with two natural sevens in his side, with Sam Warburton making the cut. The selection of Gareth …

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Fergus McFadden Was Lucky To Avoid Sanction After This Stamp On Nathan White

Fergus McFadden could yet be cited for this dangerous stamp on Nathan White. In the midst of Leinster’s hard fought win over Connacht on Friday night, Leinster’s Fergus McFadden appeared to stamp on Nathan White’s face. The incident occurred within view of the linesman and could further anger Pat Lam, particularly after the referee awarded Josh Van der Flier’s try without clear evidence …

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Connacht V The Dragons: Five Key Battles

Matt Cassidy is here to discuss the five key battles that could determine the outcome of Connacht’s opener against Newport Gwent Dragons. After a summer of having to content ourselves with a wondrous World Cup, a glorious GAA championship and a magnificent Rory McIlroy dominating the golfing world, the waiting is finally over! Rugby is back! The dawn of the new term signals …

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