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#Fergus McFadden

# fergus-mcfadden - Today’s News


# fergus-mcfadden - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Fitzgerald recovering as Schmidt prepares to trim Six Nations squad

The Wolfhounds suffered a number of injuries last night against the Saxons.

# fergus-mcfadden - Friday 30 January, 2015

Wolfhounds relieved to have ‘X-factor’ of returning O’Brien on their side

The back row’s Leinster teammates came up with an unkind nickname during the early stages of his injury.

# fergus-mcfadden - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Leinster’s high-tempo gameplan aided by McFadden ‘steel’ out wide

The winger was a thorn in the side of Castres, and got a pain in the neck for his troubles.

# fergus-mcfadden - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

‘We need to start getting tries’ – McFadden wants Leinster backline to fire

The 28-year-old wing is relieved to be back from injury as the Champions Cup looms.

# fergus-mcfadden - Friday 2 January, 2015

Te’o and McFadden back for Leinster, Ulster boosted by Ruan return

Both coaches have been able to recall the big guns for tomorrow’s inter-pro.

# fergus-mcfadden - Friday 28 November, 2014

‘He can do everything except change direction and run flat out’ – Matt O’Connor on Fitzgerald

Despite that ominous prognosis, O’Connor thinks the back could be available for Harlequins next weekend.

On yer bike, Fergus! McFadden returns as Leinster change six for Ospreys visit

Eoin Reddan named captain for the Welsh side’s visit.

# fergus-mcfadden - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Win over Australia can prove that Schmidt’s Ireland are a consistent force

Ireland international wing Fergus McFadden is in no doubt that Schmidt has already achieved that goal.

‘Just because you’re injured doesn’t mean you’ve got no involvement’

Leinster and Ireland wing Fergus McFadden explains how the rehab club remain central to the province.

# fergus-mcfadden - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Murphy, McFadden and Kearney all back in training for Leinster

But it’s not clear if they’ll be fit to play this weekend.

# fergus-mcfadden - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

# fergus-mcfadden - Monday 6 October, 2014

Leinster’s injury list grows with McFadden ruled out for six weeks

More positively, Luke Fitzgerald is ‘progressing really well,’ according to head coach Matt O’Connor.

# fergus-mcfadden - Monday 8 September, 2014

We’ll leave it there so: Podge not playing hurling, five more years of Sepp and the rest of the day’s sport

Also, the GAA cut ticket prices and Peter Schmeichel did some karaoke.

‘We were lucky to come away from Glasgow with one point’ — Fergus McFadden

Meanwhile, the province are hopeful that Noel Reid’s ankle injury is not as serious as first feared.

# fergus-mcfadden - Monday 9 June, 2014

Analysis: Ireland’s new-look midfield shows promise in Argentina

The trio of Jonny Sexton, Luke Marshall and Darren Cave provided a strong attacking performance.

# fergus-mcfadden - Thursday 22 May, 2014

‘Joe doesn’t rest on his laurels’ – McFadden and Ireland improving

The Leinster wing discusses Schmidt’s demands, his growing skillset and place-kicking.

‘It’s scary to see players in that condition going back out to play’

Fergus McFadden and Brian O’Driscoll were subbed off after knocks to the head against Ulster last weekend.

# fergus-mcfadden - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Leinster’s Kearney out for up to five months after cruciate ligament tear Acl

Leinster’s Kearney out for up to five months after cruciate ligament tear

More positively, Brian O’Driscoll and Fergus McFadden are due back in training on Thursday.

# fergus-mcfadden - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

McFadden ready for Ulster test after ‘a kick up the backside’ against Edinburgh

The Leinster wing admits he and his teammates will need to raise their game in the Pro12 semi-final.

# fergus-mcfadden - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Positive news on McFadden knee injury, but winger still facing weeks on the sideline

The winger has strained his medial ligaments, but head coach Matt O’Connor insists he’ll return before the end of the season.

# fergus-mcfadden - Sunday 6 April, 2014

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Calm down Roy! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Gordon D’Arcy, Dónal Óg Cusack and Barack Obama.

# fergus-mcfadden - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Irish heroes bring Six Nations trophy to charity game in aid of paralysed player

Rob Kearney, Fergus McFadden, Ian Madigan and Jordi Murphy were in attendance at the Unite 4 Jack fundraiser at Donnybrook.

Madigan and McFadden return to Leinster XV to face Zebre

Matt O’Connor has included five of Ireland’s Six Nations winners for the encounter with the Italians at the RDS.

# fergus-mcfadden - Sunday 16 March, 2014

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Lookin’ good, Cian! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Brian O’Driscoll, Conor McGregor and Darran O’Sullivan.

# fergus-mcfadden - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Fergus McFadden: Six Nations trophy would be the best win of my career

The versatile back feels Ireland must focus on their set-piece strengths while shutting down France’s go-forward ball.

‘He’s a massive guy that’s a bit of an athlete’ – Bastareaud ready to rumble in Paris

The Toulon centre has just two tries in 22 Tests yet remains pivotal in the French attack.

# fergus-mcfadden - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Fergus McFadden thanks Irish fans for standing ovation after replacing BOD

The 27-year-old came on for Brian O’Driscoll and scored a late try.

# fergus-mcfadden - Monday 3 March, 2014

Fergus McFadden: “I think I’m good enough to start for Ireland”

The Leinster back is hoping his value as a versatile replacement does not prevent him from starting against Italy.

# fergus-mcfadden - Friday 28 February, 2014

Ian Madigan at out-half as Fergus McFadden wears 13 for Leinster

Meanwhile, the all-international front row trio of Jack McGrath, Sean Cronin and Martin Moore get the nod.

# fergus-mcfadden - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Analysis: Finding space the key to Ireland’s kicking against Wales

Joe Schmidt identified potential weaknesses in the Welsh defensive system and his players pursued them ruthlessly.

McFadden: ‘Some guys are into hype, some guys are into actions’

The Ireland international is excited about getting a game under his belt for Leinster this weekend.

# fergus-mcfadden - Monday 27 January, 2014

Six into two won’t go as Joe Schmidt mulls over Ireland’s wing options

The Irish coach may go with familiar faces from his Leinster days to start against Scotland.

# fergus-mcfadden - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Outlook good for Ruddock but McFadden needs another week

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor provided the latest bill of health, as well as highlighting Sean O’Brien’s shoulder surgery.

# fergus-mcfadden - Friday 6 December, 2013

McFadden confident he’ll be fit in time for Six Nations

The Leinster star also spoke of his frustration at having to miss the Ireland-All Blacks game through injury.

# fergus-mcfadden - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Here are the three players that delivered for Ireland this November

Many Irish players had two decent performances but not many made an impact in all three outings.

# fergus-mcfadden - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

McFadden reflects on Ireland’s crash landing under Kidney

The Leinster man is set to start on the wing against Samoa this weekend.

# fergus-mcfadden - Thursday 5 September, 2013

McFadden gets chance to impress at 13 in O’Driscoll’s absence

Ulster, meanwhile, have an exciting duo in the centre and Munster have rewarded hat-trick hero Ronan O’Mahony.

# fergus-mcfadden - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Ireland to face Canada at Millennium Stadium in World Cup clash

The Canadians beat the US Eagles over two legs to confirm their spot at the 2015 showpiece event.

# fergus-mcfadden - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Irish rugby stars enjoy end-of-season party, Ian Madigan tries worst shoes ever

Somebody needs to get these boys home before they make any more foolish shopping decisions.

# fergus-mcfadden - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Stiff-neck dressing room jigs and champagne showers for cup-winning Leinster

“If there is a little tear in the eye next week, I wouldn’t be surprised,” said outgoing coach Joe Schmidt.

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