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Brian O’Driscoll Picks His Preferred Lions Starting XV

Brian O’Driscoll has had his say over what he believes is the strongest fifteen available to Lions coach Warren Gatland. O’Driscoll, veteran of four tours and official captain of the 2005 tour of New Zealand, has been running the rule over the players available to Gatland as the Lions embark on a test series against the same opposition this summer. …

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Ronald Koeman Provides Heartening Positivity As Séamus Coleman Begins Recovery

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 24: Ireland player Seamus Coleman in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Wales at Aviva Stadium on March 24, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Ronald Koeman’s visit to Ireland will no doubt boost the recovery of Ireland defender Séamus Coleman following a horrific broken leg in a clash with Welsh defender Neil Taylor during last month’s World Cup qualifier in Dublin. Coleman is currently recuperating at home in Donegal and was visited by Koeman and Everton captain Phil Jagielka yesterday as well as fitness …

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International Rugby – The Finishers XV

England rugby coach Eddie Jones has brought the term ‘finishers’ into common usage across the sport, with the idea being to change the paradigm around ‘replacements’ or ‘substitutes’ in the sport. Indeed, many international players have had a huge impact off the bench and were not simply there picking up splinters. We’ve put together a world XV of the players …

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Ronald Koeman Tweets Out Hugely Uplifting Photo After Visiting Seamus Coleman

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 02: Leighton Baines of Everton is mobbed by team mates including Seamus Coleman (top) after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park on January 2, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Things are looking better and better for Seamus Coleman… On Monday, former Manchester United and Southampton physiotherapist Matt Radcliffe stated that despite suffering a horror leg break vs Wales last month, Seamus Coleman could well return to action before the year is out. Explaining the precise nature of the Irish international’s injury, Radcliffe stated that given the clean nature of the …

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Seamus Coleman Expected To Return To Action Sooner Than Anticipated

Seamus Coleman was the subject of signs of support at Goodison Park on Sunday as Everton fans held banners aloft for their stricken defender who was injured in the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup qualifier with Wales last month following a horror tackle by Neil Taylor. While the worldwide support will boost the 28-year-old’s morale, reports today suggest the Irish captain could …

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FIFA Officially Open Case Against Neil Taylor For Breaking Seamus Coleman’s Leg

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Wales' Neil Taylor gets a red card for his tackle on Seamus Coleman

The prospect of Wales defender Neil Taylor serving a multiple-game suspension has just increased substantially. FIFA have confirmed that they have opened proceedings against the Aston Villa left-back for the reckless challenge that left Ireland captain Seamus Coleman with a broken leg, putting an end to his season and possibly even ruling him out of action until 2018. FIFA opens …

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Ashley Williams Reveals ‘Gutted’ Neil Taylor’s Efforts To Apologise To Seamus Coleman

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Ireland's Seamus Coleman leaves on a stretcher Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Ashley Williams and Seamus Coleman put Everton club duties aside last Friday as both went to battle for their country as Wales traveled to Dublin in a World Cup Qualifier. Both should be back at Everton today eagerly anticipating the Merseyside derby with Liverpool this Saturday lunchtime, but while Coleman faces up to the reality of his lengthy layoff, Williams has …

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Eamon Dunphy Backtracks Massively In His Criticism Of Neil Taylor’s Foul On Seamus Coleman

Dunphy Neil Taylor

Eamon Dunphy’s level of anger towards Neil Taylor seems to have undergone something of an adjustment over the weekend. The outspoken RTE Sport pundit was apoplectic after the reckless tackle by the Aston Villa captain on Seamus Coleman, which broke the Ireland captain’s leg in two places. At the time, Dunphy called the challenge “filthy” and insisted that while what had …

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Neil Taylor’s Lengthy Potential Ban Has Been Revealed

Taylor 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/3/2017 Republic of Ireland vs Wales Ireland's Seamus Coleman is tackled by Neil Taylor of Wales

Neil Taylor’s horror challenge on Seamus Coleman during Friday night’s qualifier has left the Everton man facing a minimum of six months on the sidelines. The straight red card brandished by referee Nicola Rizzoli means an automatic one-game ban for Taylor but it could yet get worse for the Aston Villa man. As Colin Young reports in the Independent, the …

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