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#Devin Toner

# devin-toner - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Analysis: How Schmidt's Ireland managed to negate Folau's aerial threat

The Wallabies fullback didn’t catch a single kick in Melbourne yesterday.

# devin-toner - Thursday 10 May, 2018

'Do I bluff him or not?': Toner wary of former team-mate Ryan in Racing's lineout unit Dev

'Do I bluff him or not?': Toner wary of former team-mate Ryan in Racing's lineout unit

The lineout will be a key battleground during Saturday’s Champions Cup final.

# devin-toner - Friday 9 March, 2018

Toner back up Schmidt's pecking order thanks to his 'particular set of skills'

The stalwart of Ireland’s second row echoed Bryan Mills as he prepares to get to grips with Scotland.

# devin-toner - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'I've seen the blueprints of a Paulie lineout already!'

Devin Toner caught up with his former team-mate at this morning’s session in Athlone.

# devin-toner - Friday 9 February, 2018

Schmidt demanding Ireland 'to keep scoring, keep driving forward'

A bonus point win is the minimum standard required for an Ireland team with title ambitions.

# devin-toner - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Ireland leave little to chance and more talking points ahead of Italy clash

Joe Schmidt has named a team to power through any potential hiccups.

Larmour in line for Test debut as Schmidt tweaks pack for Italy

Ireland head coach makes four changes for second game of the Six Nations campaign.

# devin-toner - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Conan and Toner set to start for Ireland with Larmour on the bench

Joe Schmidt could make a number of changes up front for the Six Nations clash with Italy.

# devin-toner - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Toner willing to welcome Ryan competition with open arms

The unflappable second row took his bench role on the chin, but is ready to wrestle his place back starting against Italy this weekend.

# devin-toner - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Toner locked out again and more talking points from Ireland's XV to kick off Six Nations

Luke McGrath and Fergus McFadden have benefitted from Leinster’s imperious form to earn a place among the replacements.

# devin-toner - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Leinster's 'brothers' look to dig in for each other without the ball D

Leinster's 'brothers' look to dig in for each other without the ball

Leo Cullen’s side have produced several compelling defensive passages in recent times.

# devin-toner - Thursday 23 November, 2017

'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.

# devin-toner - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'He's turned into the enforcer': Hard-hitting Henderson raised everyone around him, says Toner

The powerful Ulster lock dominated his opposite number Eben Etzebeth in a telling collision.

# devin-toner - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Leinster know the only way to tame Montpellier is to keep hold of the ball

Leo Cullen’s men will need to be disciplined in possession in order to starve the French side of attacking platforms.

# devin-toner - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Devin Toner to win 200th cap as Leinster announce team to face Cardiff Blues

Hooker James Tracy comes in for his first start of the campaign, while there are two changes to the back row.

# devin-toner - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'Refreshed' Toner unscathed by rare drop out of Ireland XV

The big lock was back at the Aviva as Leinster signalled bright days ahead.

# devin-toner - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Toner a conspicuous absentee as Ryan vows a 'seamless transition' with Henderson

The big Leinster lock has started 36 Tests since Schmidt took charge of Ireland, but makes way for a new combination this weekend.

Analysis: Ireland under pressure to deliver at lineout and maul against England

The close-range failings in the lineout and maul were severely damaging against Wales.

# devin-toner - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Set-piece, Sopranos, pasta: Toner set for ferocious Welsh challenge

The 30-year-old lock is a key man in Joe Schmidt’s side.

# devin-toner - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

'It's brilliant being around the city when the Six Nations is on, you can feel the buzz'

Devin Toner says the squad are really looking forward to playing in front of the Ireland supporters again.

# devin-toner - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Done deal! Devin Toner signs new three-year contract with IRFU to stay at Leinster

The towering second row was one of the stars of Ireland’s November series campaign.

# devin-toner - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Toner becoming a giant of the Irish pack, even if he's still a little unsung

The 30-year-old lock has worked hard on his lineout calling and physicality.

# devin-toner - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Analysis: CJ Stander leads the way in Ireland's vicious ruck effort

Devin Toner and Jamie Heaslip were typically busy after the tackle.

# devin-toner - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

'Munster was huge but this week is bigger': Leinster determined to right the European wrongs

Devin Toner says confidence is high around the squad but they are all aware of the task that lies ahead.

# devin-toner - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Leinster boosted by return of four Ireland internationals for Edinburgh

Jamie Heaslip, Devin Toner, Jack McGrath and Sean Cronin are available.

# devin-toner - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'We’re not over it to be honest' - Ireland still hurting from Joburg

Devin Toner says Ireland expect more of the same from the Boks in the third Test.

# devin-toner - Thursday 16 June, 2016

'All the lads were so supportive... They were all down at the funeral as well'

Devin Toner reflects on putting in a man-of-the-match display against South Africa after his father’s death.

# devin-toner - Saturday 11 June, 2016

'That's for Dad' - Man of the match Devin Toner's classy tribute

The Ireland lock was immense in a historic win in Cape Town.

Rory Best: 'We dug really, really deep to get that win'

The Ireland skipper led his side to an historic win.

# devin-toner - Friday 27 May, 2016

Injury keeps Nacewa out of Pro12 fnal, but Rob Kearney returns just in time

The fullback was struggling with an ankle injury since the final day win over Treviso, but was named in Ireland’s squad for South Africa this week.

# devin-toner - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Leinster right where they want to be as business end of season arrives

With a two-point cushion going into the final two games of the season, the eastern province are masters of their own destiny.

# devin-toner - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Toner and man-of-the-match Ryan drive dominant win over weak Italy

Ultan Dillane added his carrying and handling excellence off the bench again.

# devin-toner - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Ryan's set-piece brain and 'brute' Dillane welcome additions for ever-ready Toner

Toner’s durability has made him a permanent fixture in the second row while partners have come and gone.

# devin-toner - Saturday 13 February, 2016

'We’re not going to look for excuses' - Ireland face up to failure in Paris

Joe Schmidt’s men aren’t giving up on the Six Nations just yet.

# devin-toner - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Solid framework behind Leinster's fluid style under Leo Cullen

The rookie head coach has a strict time-keeping policy around training.

# devin-toner - Monday 2 November, 2015

'Sometimes it takes a few times to learn lessons': Leinster players striving to put RWC behind them

Jack McGrath and Devin Toner tell us how they’re managing the transition back to their day job.

# devin-toner - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Ireland's squad must move on but working with O'Connell was 'a privilege'

The likes of Devin Toner and Donnacha Ryan will be asked to compensate for the loss.

# devin-toner - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Ireland's incredible display, costly toll and more talking points from Cardiff

Robbie Henshaw was magnificent, but Ireland lost a number of important players.

# devin-toner - Friday 9 October, 2015

5 talking points on Ireland's team for the massive RWC clash with France

Keith Earls has a man mountain of a task ahead of him.

Earls a surprise pick at 13 for Ireland as Payne misses out on France clash

Here’s the Ireland side to face the French.

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