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Three Uncapped Players Named In Joe Schmidt’s Ireland Squad

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Joe Schmidt has named his Ireland squad for the opening two round of this year’s Six Nations championships with three uncapped players among the 38-man squad. Connacht trio Caolin Blade, Jack Carty & Tom Farrell have all been named in Joe Schmidt’s squads after impressing hugely over the Christmas period. It was expected that Blade would be included in the …

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“…They Decided That They Want To Stay Where They Are” – Ulster Still Searching For Paddy Jackson Replacement

Ulster have had a rollercoaster season both on and off the field but they can finish their season on a high by qualifying for next season’s Champions Cup. The northern province will likely face the Ospreys in a playoff fixture for the final Champions Cup spot on the weekend 18/19/20 May but they may qualify regardless if Leinster win the …

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Three Irish Players We Would Like To See Capped On Australia Tour

Ireland are less than two months away from their first Test against Australia which will take place at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. The following two games will be played in Melbourne and Sydney and the tour provides a perfect opportunity for Joe Schmidt to introduce some new blood to the rigours of international Test rugby. Schmidt, though, has to …

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5 Interprovincial Transfers The IRFU Should Facilitate Next Summer

In comparison to the situation that exist in Wales, the IRFU’s pyramidal structure works far more efficiently and without the baggage associated with welsh regional rugby. In Ireland the club/schools system feeds the provinces, who in turn produce players for the national team. In order to best manage the pool of talent available, the IRFU centrally contract their elite players and determine …

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