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Good News For Munster As Beirne Extends Contract & Casey Commits

Munster and the IRFU have today confirmed that Tadhg Beirne has signed a two-year contract extension and will be remaining with the provincial side until June 2022.  The versatile forward joined the southern province on a two-year deal last summer following a successful stint with Scarlets in the Guinness PRO 14. The lock has started in 18 of his 20 …

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“It Was Black And White” – Conor Murray On Controversial Beirne Penalty Call

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There was no shortage of controversial moments from Munster’s come-from-behind Champions Cup quarter-final victory over Edinburgh at Murrayfield on Saturday.  Johann van Graan’s side emerged 13-17 winners to secure a tie with Saracens in the last four with two tries from Keith Earls proving the difference against Richard Cockerill’s side. Both of Munster’s tries had some interesting moments. For the …

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Schmidt: Tadhg Beirne To Face Biggest Challenge On Saturday

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Tadhg Beirne is set for his Six Nations debut on Saturday after Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt named the Munster lock in his starting XV for the clash with Wales in Cardiff.  This will be Beirne’s fifth cap for his country and his first appearance in the Six Nations as a knee sprain to Iain Henderson opened the door for …

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Clean Bill Of Health For Ireland As Italy Preparations Ramp Up

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Ireland kicking coach Richie Murphy has confirmed that the 34 players who are currently preparing for Sunday’s trip to Rome to take on Italy have all come through training unscathed and are eligible for selection.  There were a number of doubts surrounding players like Robbie Henshaw, Tadhg Beirne and Chris Farrell. Henshaw missed out on the trip to Murrayfield to …

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Kearney And Ringrose Close But Can’t Play Argentina At “A Pinch” – Schmidt

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Sean McMahon reports from Carton House  Rob Kearney and Garry Ringrose were the two high profile injury omissions from today’s Ireland squad announcement for Saturday’s clash with Argentina at the Aviva Stadium.  Kearney emerged as a doubt ever since he picked up a shoulder injury for Leinster playing against Benetton in the Guinness PRO14 a few weeks ago. Ringrose picked …

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Jordi Murphy And Tadhg Beirne To Make Debuts For Ulster And Munster

Jordi Murphy will make his much-anticipated debut for Ulster since his summer switch from Leinster when the northern province take on Edinburgh at the Kingspan Stadium on Friday night.  Murphy will start at openside in what is one of four changes to the Ulster XV which beat the Scarlets last weekend. Another Ireland international, Rob Herring, starts at hooker while …

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Tadhg Beirne Ready To Scale More Heights After Exhausting Season

The northern hemisphere club rugby season is just around the corner with the 2018/19 Guinness PRO14 season kicking off on Friday, 31 August. The competition was formally launched today in Glasgow with the final set to be a memorable one as it’s being held in the iconic Celtic Park. Head coaches and star players for the competing clubs were all …

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“Let Me Just Put It This Way, I Believe He’ll Thrive At Munster”

Along with Joey Carbery, Tadhg Beirne is one of Munster’s most high-profile signings heading into the 2018/19 season.  The former Scarlets forward has lit up the Guinness PRO14 and the Heineken Champions Cup over the last two seasons and Scarlets’ loss is very much Munster and Irish rugby’s gain. The 26-year-old didn’t look one bit out of place when he …

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“To Be Honest I Don’t Really Care” – Tadhg Beirne Not Impressed With Question About Munster

Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium.  Tadhg Beirne cut a forlorn figure as he faced the media in the aftermath of Scarlets’ 38-16 loss to Leinster at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon. The towering lock, known for his exceptional breakdown work had an uncharacteristic quiet day at the office as Leinster’s pack completely dominated proceedings at the breakdown. This …

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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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