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Rugby - Today’s News

'Would I be as passionate about another club?' Marshall poised to join Ulster's 200 club

‘Any time there’s been an opportunity to look away I was still on the edge of the Irish set-up and I didn’t want to go away and miss out on that.’

'I hate being injured. I hate sitting on the sidelines': Nacewa relishing RDS return ISA

'I hate being injured. I hate sitting on the sidelines': Nacewa relishing RDS return

The Leinster captain makes his injury comeback in tonight’s Pro14 clash with the Dragons.

'30,000 more people than I've ever played in front of before, a bit of a change-up'

Back on the big stage, Jacob Stockdale is determined to hit his marks from the start.

Argentina coach Hourcade sets out to mastermind another major win over Ireland

The head coach says his team are focused and motivated on ending a difficult season on a high note.

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Aki already a critical component for 'destabilised' Ireland

“He brings energy but he also brings calm.”

Rugby - Yesterday’s News

'He contacted me and expressed his frustration': Schmidt welcomes Marty home

The prop has signed a two-year deal with Ulster.

'Do I feel pressure to start Joey at 10? No, there's no issues like that at all'

Leo Cullen has dismissed the idea of Joey Carbery having to leave Leinster in search of game time at 10.

North is 'a Ferrari in the garage' but Northampton 'can't find the key'

Former Northampton Saints team manager Lennie Newman on George North’s departure.

'We've missed out on points and this is our chance to get them back'

Leo Cullen says Leinster can’t afford to lose any further ground on Scarlets in the Pro14.

A fascinating look at a day in the life of a Munster Rugby player Behind The Scenes This post contains videos

Schmidt backs hard-working Byrne in Irish back-line light on caps

The efforts to create depth in this Ireland squad did not end with Fiji.

'We felt we had the win in the bag': Carty and Connacht on revenge mission in Cardiff

They head to Arms Park tomorrow hoping to avenge a 17-15 home loss to Cardiff in September.

Super League's Kiwi star Rangi Chase hit with two-year ban for cocaine use

The half-back failed a drugs test following Widnes Vikings’ Super League loss to Wakefield Trinity in July.

Hartley benched by England head coach Eddie Jones for the first time

George Ford and Chris Robshaw will co-captain the team against Samoa at Twickenham.

Juan Martin Hernandez misses out as Argentina make three changes for Ireland

Head coach Daniel Hourcade has named his Pumas team for Saturday.

Wales ring in the changes and recall big guns for All Blacks clash

The Dragons are hoping to end a 64-year losing streak against the world champions in Cardiff this Saturday.

Henshaw hammer blow and more talking points from Ireland's XV to face Argentina

Adam Byrne has had to work hard for this opportunity.

Hamstrung Henshaw misses out on Argentina clash as Adam Byrne earns debut

Chris Farrell and Bundee Aki will form a centre partnership with two caps’ worth of experience.

Lealiifano captains Ulster as Kiss names an exciting backline for Treviso

Paul Marshall is set to make his 200th appearance for the province.

Connacht name strong starting XV in their bid for a fifth consecutive win

Kieran Keane’s side take on Cardiff Blues tomorrow night in the Guinness Pro14.

Nacewa returns, a first Leinster start for Murphy but Dragons come too soon for Ringrose

Leo Cullen has named his team to face Dragons in the Pro14 tomorrow evening.

Big blow for Connacht as the province announce the departure of Jake Heenan

The former New Zealand U20 captain has made over 50 appearances since joining Connacht in 2013.

Marty Moore is coming home as Ulster announce prop's signing

Ireland international returns from Premiership exile ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Richie McCaw: 'Having O'Gara there is something different. It's a great move'

The All Blacks and Crusaders great is backing ROG to thrive in his new role in New Zealand.

O'Loughlin itching to get back on the pitch after working on Joe's homework

The Leinster centre missed out on a place in the Ireland squad but was given plenty to work on by Joe Schmidt during the November break.

'I keep quite calm, I need to': Devin Toner rises above it all

Ireland’s most consistent presence doesn’t expend energy getting himself to the right emotional pitch.

Rugby - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'He's come up through the Leinster system, you're now telling him he has to leave?'

Luke Fitzgerald says it wouldn’t make sense for the IRFU to ask Joey Carbery to leave Leinster in a bid to get more game time at out-half.

'An exciting next step in my coaching career and one my family and I are ready to make'

Ronan O’Gara has been confirmed as the Crusaders backs coach.

George North to leave Northampton and return home to Wales

It’s not yet known which region he will join, but the move represents a big boost for Wales and the Pro14.

Argentina wait to hear if veteran out-half Hernandez is fit to face Ireland

The former Stade Francais, Racing and Toulon 10 picked up a knee injury last weekend.

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'It's good to see the conversation has changed and we can now be critical of women's sport'

Sharon Hutchinson of Sportswomen.ie is speaking at the Exploring Gender Equality in Irish Sport conference this weekend.

Ronan O'Gara leaves Racing 92 to take up coaching role in New Zealand ROG

Ronan O'Gara leaves Racing 92 to take up coaching role in New Zealand

The former Ireland out-half is joining the Crusaders.

New Zealand sevens star in line for earlier-than-expected Connacht debut

Pita Ahki has impressed in training and could feature against Cardiff Blues on Friday.

'He still finds stuff to give out to me about, that's just Johnny' -- Conor Murray

The world’s best half-backs get on like a house on fire.

'You don't come to a club like Leinster unless you want to come and win trophies'

Scott Fardy is loving life at Leinster and the arrival of his first child has kept him busy during the international break.

Earls facing two months out as Munster take 'extra cautious' approach with Bleyendaal

Johann van Graan is taking over a diminished Munster squad.

'Irish people still think about that?': 2015 a distant memory for transitioning Pumas

A lot has changed since Argentina inflicted more World Cup misery on Ireland two years ago, and they arrive in Dublin this week a team in transition.

Feek backs O'Gara to 'slide in like a glove' at Crusaders

A four-time title-winner with the Crusaders, Feek says ‘super sponge’ ROG will thrive if the move goes through.

Rugby - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'He just started taking charge in Japan. Everyone listened. It looked like he flourished on that'

Greg Feek attributes Cian Healy’s resurgence purely to the player himself, but suggests it hasn’t all come down to weight loss.

Furlong's camera skills much improved since Ireland's RWC exit, but not as much as his rugby

It turns out Tadhg Furlong wasn’t ‘vlogging’ Ireland’s World Cup exit to Argentina as a fan.

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