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#Ian Madigan

# ian-madigan - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Ian Madigan: ‘I’ve always had the view that I’m competing against myself’

Madigan says he has to give it “absolutely everything” this pre-season.

Open thread: Pick your half-backs to travel to the Rugby World Cup

Time to decide which scrum and out-halves you’d bring to England.

# ian-madigan - Friday 29 May, 2015

McGrath escapes citing after knee offence to relieve World Cup fears

Ian Madigan has also escaped any sanctions for his use of the boot on Konstantin Mikautadze.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Schmidt’s Ireland lose out to entertaining Barbarians in Limerick

The invitational side were deserved winners at Thomond Park.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Here’s Joe Schmidt’s Ireland team to face the Barbarians tomorrow

Colm O’Shea gets a shot at the 13 shirt, while Ian Madigan is given the nod at out-half.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Missing out on Pro12 play-offs is ‘unacceptable’ for Leinster – Madigan

The Leinster out-half says Matt O’Connor’s men will take positives from the season too.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Everything Leinster fans wanted to see from Ian Madigan at 10 this season was on show today

He kicked well, he sniped shrewdly and he put team-mates into space.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Five changes for Leinster as O’Connor’s men look to salvage season

Ian Madigan is back at inside centre, while Ireland wing Dave Kearney returns in the back three.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Against Habana, you have to expect him to attempt an intercept — Bowe on Leinster heartbreak

The Ulster wing is fond of turning defence in to seven points himself, so here’s how he viewed the decisive score in Sunday’s semi-final.

# ian-madigan - Monday 20 April, 2015

Sexton alone not enough to restore Leinster to right side of ‘the fine margins’

The eastern province are becoming accustomed to dogfights, but have the pedigree to be so much better.

# ian-madigan - Sunday 19 April, 2015

‘It’s not down to one player’ – Leinster support Madigan after intercept pass

The inside centre had a long pass picked off by Bryan Habana for a crucial try in extra time.

Yellow for Ali and more talking points after Leinster lose to Toulon

Leinster’s concession of 10 points when Toulon were down to 14 men was costly.

Extra-time heartbreak for Leinster as Habana try wins it for Toulon

Bryan Habana intercepted an Ian Madigan pass to send Toulon on to face Clermont in the final.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

‘Leinster the only club he’d come back to’: Madigan would welcome Nacewa with open arms

The goal-kicker hailed the Aucklander as the biggest influence on his game.

Madigan’s place-kicking deciding games for O’Connor’s Leinster

The centre’s goal-kicking guided Leinster to another Champions Cup win last weekend.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 4 April, 2015

‘Our season rode on this’: 18-point Madigan believes in Leinster pedigree

With their Pro12 chances in doubt, Leinster are hoping to make a big push in Europe.

As it happened: Leinster v Bath, Champions Cup quarter-final

Peter Stringer was back on Lansdowne Road hoping to force Leinster out of Europe.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Watch the in-depth Setanta Sports interview with Peter Stringer and Ian Madigan Opponents This post contains videos

Watch the in-depth Setanta Sports interview with Peter Stringer and Ian Madigan

Joe Molloy spoke to the Ireland internationals ahead of this weekend’s Champions Cup quarter-final between Leinster and Bath.

Modest McGregor? Here are 12 of our favourite sports-related April Fools’ stories

Meanwhile, Ian Madigan is making a shock return to Kilmacud Crokes according to, erm, us?

# ian-madigan - Sunday 29 March, 2015

‘Myself and Johnny would probably have been the fall guys’ – Madigan on tense Six Nations finale

“Obviously the way sports people are, you like to take responsibility.”

# ian-madigan - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Leinster coach O’Connor: ‘We’re not worried about trophies at the moment’

The eastern province face Glasgow Warriors tomorrow in what looks like a must-win fixture.

Madigan back at 12 as Leinster make seven changes for Glasgow clash

Expect to see plenty of international experience in the RDS tomorrow evening.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Ireland international Jackson to make his Ulster return against Munster A

The 23-year-old hasn’t played under Joe Schmidt since last year’s Six Nations.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

15 signs you’re a hardcore schools rugby fan

Ahead of today’s big games, we pay tribute to the supporters who follow their young counterparts avidly.

# ian-madigan - Friday 13 March, 2015

Madigan: ‘ROG always stepped up to the plate and he always executed too’

The Leinster out-half explains what goes into being a replacement in Joe Schmidt’s match day 23.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 12 March, 2015

‘I think Johnny Sexton is the in-form fly-half in the world’ – Madigan

The Leinster man is playing second fiddle to Sexton at the moment with Ireland.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Schmidt with tight selection calls to make ahead of Six Nations opener

There is uncertainty over the back row, out-half, left wing, centres and tighthead prop.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Schmidt errs towards caution with Sexton after concussion issues

Meanwhile, the Ireland head coach is pleased with Luke Fitzgerald’s recent form.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Two Irishman have made the longlist for European Rugby Player of the Year

But they were the only two players from the Pro12 to be included.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Madigan: ‘There have been times when I’ve thought I’m better than I actually was’

The Leinster man sat down with The42 to talk about his work with sports psychologist Enda McNulty.

# ian-madigan - Monday 12 January, 2015

Leinster wary of wounded animal as focus turns to weakened Castres

The French side were hammered by Stade Français over the weekend.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Who’s in prime position to wear Ireland’s 10 shirt in Sexton’s absence? 10s

Who’s in prime position to wear Ireland’s 10 shirt in Sexton’s absence?

We take a look at the trio of candidates to start at out-half in the Six Nations opener against Italy.

# ian-madigan - Sunday 4 January, 2015

‘We just fell asleep’: Ulster taking harsh lesson of Madigan try on the chin

Robbie Diack says the opportunistic try was something he never experienced before and, hopefully, never will again.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 3 January, 2015

That Madigan magic and more talking points from Leinster’s win over Ulster

Ulster go back up the M1 licking their wounds while Leinster end the seasonal inter-pros in the playoff places.

Heaslip injury a concern for Leinster after win over Ulster

Ian Madigan and Jack Conan tries gave Leinster a convincing inter-pro win.

This cheeky Madigan try has Leinster in control against Ulster

The home side took advantage of advantage just after half time.

# ian-madigan - Monday 29 December, 2014

Schmidt’s Ireland wrap up Six Nations in Paris – My 2014 sporting moment

Murray Kinsella was at Stade de France as Brian O’Driscoll was given a fitting international finale.

# ian-madigan - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Half term report: Leinster doing just enough to stay in the hunt

It’s function over fashion around the RDS these days.

# ian-madigan - Friday 26 December, 2014

Dominant Munster power three tries past Leinster in Limerick

Anthony Foley’s men were clear and deserved winners at Thomond Park as Leinster struggled to create scores.

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