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# irish-rugby - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Fiona Coghlan on building a team: 'If you’re not there for the right reasons, you won’t last'

“It’s about getting to know people and what they can offer, not just on the pitch but off it as well.”

# irish-rugby - Thursday 14 April, 2016

'I love my country but I'll see where my life takes me': Conor O'Shea on seeking opportunities outside of Ireland

The former Ireland fullback on taking over as Azzurri boss and the prospect of facing his homeland in Rome next year.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 9 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge A girl asked Conor Murray to her debs on Twitter, and he let her down in the nicest way Debs

# irish-rugby - Monday 28 March, 2016

‘It brought out a lot of feelings in me – ones that I had put away for a long time’

Fuelled by anger and frustration after yet another injury, Munster’s Cathal Sheridan slipped into a dark place and found it hard to get out.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

‘A wonderful learning process from both sides’ – Andy Farrell says goodbye to Munster

Ireland’s new defence coach liked what he saw in Munster.

One of the NFL’s top talent coaches is joining the Irish Rugby setup

Nick Winkelman is the IRFU’s new Head of Athletic Performance and Science.

# irish-rugby - Friday 11 March, 2016

We’ll Leave It There So: Aussie set for Irish debut, O’Neill believes in youth and all today’s sport

Elsewhere, Rafael Benitez is back in the Premier League while the Irish cricketers are out of the T20 World Cup.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

The42 Six Nations Show: Luke Fitzgerald joins Murray Kinsella to analyse Ireland's performance in London

Things got pretty detailed around the Subbuteo table this week.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 27 February, 2016

‘Don’t lose faith’ – Joe Schmidt calls for time to rebuild after Twickenham defeat

‘Don’t lose faith’ – Joe Schmidt calls for time to rebuild after Twickenham defeat

Ireland are in a transitional period, according to the head coach.

# irish-rugby - Friday 12 February, 2016

Open thread: What’s your pre-match lucky charm?

Got any lucky pants hiding in a drawer? Tell us everything…

# irish-rugby - Thursday 11 February, 2016

6 ways to turn any major sporting event into a deadly Irish party

Olé, olé, olé. olé, olé…

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

10 reasons Irish fans are the best in the world

We know how to make ourselves feel right at home.

Paul O’Connell will have an autobiography out for Christmas

Alan English is working with former Ireland star.

# irish-rugby - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Why Paul O’Connell deserves to be named RTÉ Sports Person of the Year

Until the veteran lock tore the hamstring off the bone for his country, Ireland was having an incredibly good 2015.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge These two Irish rugby players just pulled off an epic lip sync video Ball So Hard

These two Irish rugby players just pulled off an epic lip sync video

Simon Zebo and Paddy Jackson – rap heroes.

# irish-rugby - Friday 30 October, 2015

‘It’s better to switch off from it completely’ – World Cup now at the back of Iain Henderson’s mind

Henderson says he still hasn’t watched back the full game of Ireland’s World Cup exit.

# irish-rugby - Monday 19 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Daniel O’Donnell leaving Strictly was the final straw for Irish people yesterday Stop The Hurting

Daniel O’Donnell leaving Strictly was the final straw for Irish people yesterday

The third Sunday in October will henceforth be known as Black Sunday.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ireland’s tiniest rugby fan nails Ireland’s Call and it’s adorable Ruggers

Ireland’s tiniest rugby fan nails Ireland’s Call and it’s adorable

Tom has been to more matches than you, and PROUD OF IT.

# irish-rugby - Monday 12 October, 2015

In pics: Luke Fitzgerald seriously embarrassed himself in front of Rory McIlroy this morning Masterclass This post contains videos

In pics: Luke Fitzgerald seriously embarrassed himself in front of Rory McIlroy this morning

Fitzgerald sent his driver further than the ball.

# irish-rugby - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Devin Toner’s size 16 feet and Jason Flynn needs a date. It’s your sporting tweets of the week

Plus Jack McCaffrey roams the streets of Dublin with his new friend.

# irish-rugby - Friday 2 October, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Changes for Schmidt and Ireland, Carneiro blasts FA & all today’s sport

Meanwhile, Paul Dunne continues to impress at Carnoustie and Fergie and Becks are set to be reunited.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Analysis: Canada’s poor scrum the ideal opportunity for Healy to blow off the cobwebs

Canada’s weakness in the scrum plays into Ireland’s hands.

# irish-rugby - Friday 11 September, 2015

A former Irish prop explains just how different tighthead prop is from loosehead

Court tells The42 why the utility prop is becoming extinct.

# irish-rugby - Sunday 16 August, 2015

It’s Sunday so here are our favourite sports images from the last week

Here’s how the week looked through a lens.

# irish-rugby - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Quiz: How well do you remember our previous World Cup warm-up games?

Do you remember the highs and lows of Ireland’s World Cup preparations through the years?

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

The best pics as Ireland’s World Cup camp gets into gear at Carton House

Ireland’s World Cup preparations moved up a notch.

Former England u20 flanker to make Wales debut v Ireland on Saturday

Gloucester’s Ross Moriarty has been handed a test debut.

# irish-rugby - Monday 3 August, 2015

‘The standard of sessions has gone through the roof’ – Trimble ready to prove his worth

Schmidt ‘values someone who makes other players look good’.

# irish-rugby - Thursday 23 July, 2015

‘It’s catching up with football day by day’ – Simon Zebo on rugby’s expanding wages

Zebo has backed Paul O’Connell to be worth every penny in France.

‘He’s tough to please’ – Joe Schmidt’s high standards don’t faze Simon Zebo

Zebo says he’s ready to meet Schmidt’s high standards.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Another new contract on the eve of a Rugby World Cup, but Schmidt deal is excellent business

The IRFU have made a habit of handing out rewards before the big show, but The Joe Show is a different beast.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 18 July, 2015

It’s Shane ‘Shaggy’ Horgan’s birthday! How well do you know Irish rugby nicknames?

Are you the king of zing, or the trout of no craic?

# irish-rugby - Friday 17 July, 2015

Is this the new Leinster jersey for next season?

A picture of the new jersey has been circulating online.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

‘We’re just flat out training’ – O’Connell not thinking of World Cup just yet

O’Connell says fitness is the biggest priority at the moment.

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Zebo not an injury concern despite limping out of training

Ireland reporting no major injury worries after Galway session.

‘It’ll be a huge learning curve’ – Sevens’ sides ready for biggest test yet

Ireland’s sides continue their Road to Rio this weekend.

Paul O’Connell reveals the man responsible for bringing him to Toulon

An old friend from the Lions eventually twisted his arm.

Leinster confirm two new short term signings as a familiar face returns

Jamie Hagan will return for a third spell with the province.

# irish-rugby - Monday 13 July, 2015

Ireland name Sevens squads for next round of Olympic qualifiers

Ireland’s men and women must secure top three finishes in Lisbon.

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