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Leo Cullen Confirms Tadhg Furlong Suffering From Back Issue

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There were a few notable omissions when Leinster announced their matchday 23 for Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup clash with Benetton at the RDS (KO 3.15 pm).  Ireland internationals Robbie Henshaw, Tadhg Furlong and Rob Kearney have all been left out for the visit of Kieran Crowley’s side. Henshaw’s absence is not that surprising considering the powerful centre suffered from some …

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Tadhg Furlong Marks 100th Cap With A Try In Gripping First-Half

It’s tight, it’s tense, it’s enthralling and to no surprise whatsoever, it’s level. Leinster and Saracens are tied at 10-10 at half-time in the 2019 Heineken Champions Cup final. It’s a battle that you simply cannot take your eyes off as the top two sides in the continent went hammer and tongs in a bruising first 40 minutes. Sexton opened …

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Five Left In The Hunt For European Player Of The Year

European Player Of The Year

The nominees for the 2019 EPCR European Player Of The Year award have been whittled down from 15 to five.  At the end of the pool stages, fifteen players were nominated for the award and that has now been reduced to five based on public voting and the verdict of a distinguished panel of rugby experts. Just two teams remain …

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World Rugby Men’s Player Of The Year 2018 Nominees Announced

Mitsubishi Estate Series 3rd Test, Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Australia 23/6/2018 Australia vs Ireland Ireland's Johnny Sexton kicks a penalty

The nominees for the Rugby Player Of The Year 2018 award have been announced as Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton is named amongst the talented players shortlisted. Sexton has managed to score his second nomination for the award after a stellar season that saw him guide Leinster to the Pro14 and Champions Cup titles in addition to helping Ireland to a historic …

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Nominees For Irish Rugby Player Of The Year Have Been Announced

It’s been a pretty successful season for Irish rugby. Ireland were crowned Grand Slam champions after an incredible Six Nations campaign. Meanwhile, Leinster look like they could join Toulouse in being the only club to win the European Cup four times. Munster will be disappointed with their loss to Racing 92 in the semi-final on Sunday but a last-four appearance …

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Huge Boost For Ireland As Key Duo Set To Train Fully This Week

Sean McMahon reporting from Carton House, Co. Kildare.  The Ireland squad are back at their snow-covered Carton House base this week as preparations ramp up for the visit of Scotland to the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Joe Schmidt will have to plan without Chris Farrell, who suffered an ACL injury last week in training which has ruled him out of …

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IRFU Issue Injury Updates On Robbie Henshaw And Tadhg Furlong

Henshaw NatWest 6 Nations Championship Round 2, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 10/2/2018 Ireland vs Italy Ireland's Robbie Henshaw down injured after scoring a try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

After Ireland’s facile victory over Italy on Saturday, there was a dampener on proceedings from an Irish point of view as Robbie Henshaw and Tadhg Furlong came off injured. A shoulder injury means that Henshaw’s Six Nations campaign is over, as announced by the IRFU this afternoon. This means that Joe Schmidt needs to rethink his midfield strategy, with the possibility …

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Ireland’s Thrashing Of Italy Has Certainly Come At A Cost

Ireland’s 56-19 victory over Italy at the Aviva Stadium sets them up nicely for the visit of Wales in two weeks time.  However, injuries to three of Ireland’s key players has left a sour taste in the mouth on what was otherwise a great afternoon’s work for Joe Schmidt’s side. Tadhg Furlong was the first casualty who went off with …

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