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#Luke Fitzgerald

# luke-fitzgerald - Today’s News


# luke-fitzgerald - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

World Cup hangover no excuse for Leinster’s European slump, says Luke Fitzgerald

The Ireland international says the province’s European hopes aren’t over just yet.

# luke-fitzgerald - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Leinster’s fullback problems persist as Nacewa and Kearney sit out training

Cian Healy looks scooter-tastic though.

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 9 November, 2015

Hamstring makes Rob Kearney a ‘major doubt’ for Leinster’s clash with Wasps

However, there’s good news in relation to Luke Fitzgerald and Ben Te’o.

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 2 November, 2015

Leinster assessing Fitzgerald injury to determine Champions Cup availability

Leo Cullen also says there is no injury concern over Sean Cronin or Jonathan Sexton.

# luke-fitzgerald - Sunday 18 October, 2015

This was the moment when Ireland started to believe again

It’s the hope that kills you.

# luke-fitzgerald - Friday 2 October, 2015

Schmidt pairs Henshaw and Earls in midfield for World Cup clash with Italy

Simon Zebo is at fullback with Rob Kearney missing through injury.

# luke-fitzgerald - Thursday 1 October, 2015

‘It’s very difficult’ – Versatile Fitzgerald says it’s tough to be a Jack of all trades

Fitzgerald has played three different positions in his last three games for Ireland.

# luke-fitzgerald - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Options options everywhere, but who should play alongside Robbie Henshaw?

A bruised foot for Jared Payne may force Joe Schmidt to look to a new partner for the Connacht star this weekend.

# luke-fitzgerald - Friday 25 September, 2015

Toughest, talkative, inspirational? A dozen team-mate questions for Jamie Heaslip

Mike Ross will be suped up and ready to prove Heaslip wrong.

# luke-fitzgerald - Friday 18 September, 2015

‘We know Darren can do it’ – Schmidt on Fitzgerald’s start at 12

Robbie Henshaw’s injury seemed to have opened a space for Darren Cave.

# luke-fitzgerald - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Schmidt hopeful Henshaw’s hamstring injury will heal before Romania

The 22-year-old was ruled out of Saturday’s clash with Canada.

# luke-fitzgerald - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Earls set for concussion protocols as Schmidt makes positive report

The Munster wing was stretchered off after lying motionless for some minutes.

Concern for Earls as Schmidt’s Ireland come up short against Wales

Ireland were beaten by a physical, ferocious Welsh defence as Luke Fitzgerald was also injured.

# luke-fitzgerald - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Mastermind Schmidt, rising White and more talking points from Ireland’s XV

Luke Fitzgerald at 13, frontliners return and Joe Schmidt’s masterplan.

Fitzgerald at 13 as Schmidt brings back Ireland frontliners for Wales

Paul O’Connell, Johnny Sexton, Conor Murray, Peter O’Mahony and Rob Kearney all return.

# luke-fitzgerald - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Schmidt set to hand Fitzgerald 13 shirt for Ireland’s clash with Wales

Nathan White is set for his first start at tighthead, while Dave Kearney is likely to get his chance.

# luke-fitzgerald - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Ian Madigan thanks Kilmacud Crokes after this delicious cross-field kick

The Ireland out-half set up Luke Fitzgerald with a sublime touch of the boot.

# luke-fitzgerald - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Fitzgerald and Moore back in contention as Ireland release two players

Cian Healy is ‘progressing well’ but still not involved in contact training.

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 3 August, 2015

‘You’re trying to do things off the ball that help guys everywhere else’

Luke Fitzgerald explains what the role of a left wing entails with Ireland.

# luke-fitzgerald - Saturday 1 August, 2015

No gremlins for Ireland, but Fitzgerald vouches for pre-season prep

While Wales, England and France have been at altitude, Ireland preferred to keep it low-key.

# luke-fitzgerald - Thursday 21 May, 2015

‘I was forever thankful for avoiding probably the worst hangover of all time’

As he rehabs after shoulder surgery, Luke Fitzgerald remains confident about life under Joe Schmidt.

# luke-fitzgerald - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

‘I buried a nice shot on Dougie Howlett and broke the shoulder internally’

Luke Fitzgerald is on the comeback trail but expects to be fit for Ireland’s World Cup warm-ups.

# luke-fitzgerald - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Another Ireland international joins Leinster’s lengthening injury list

Luke Fitzgerald should be fit again for the World Cup, however.

# luke-fitzgerald - Friday 17 April, 2015

Fitzgerald: Toulon game will be best indicator of what Leinster are about

The Ireland wing explains why Matt O’Connor’s game plan has not clicked for the province yet.

# luke-fitzgerald - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Denis Hickie on THAT photo with Luke Fitz and the wing’s return to scintillating form

‘Getting back was the culmination of two years of really hard work for him.’

# luke-fitzgerald - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Four-try Ireland move into strong Six Nations position before England face France

Joe Schmidt’s men scored four tries in a hugely entertaining game at Murrayfield.

# luke-fitzgerald - Friday 20 March, 2015

BOD and Hickie visited Luke Fitz at summer camp and the result was this perfect photo

What stands out the most here is Hickie’s lustrous hair.

# luke-fitzgerald - Thursday 19 March, 2015

‘I find it hard to say I’m lucky, I’ve worked really hard to get back in this position’ – Luke Fitzgerald

Four years after his last start for Ireland, the winger looked back on a time he considered retiring from rugby.

‘Wear and tear’ sees Zebo omitted as McGrath left disappointed too

The Munster wing has ‘rebounded and trained well’ after being told he would miss out on the Scotland game.

Luke Fitzgerald to make long-awaited return in Ireland’s 6 Nations title chase against Scotland

Joe Schmidt has also named Cian Healy in the starting line-up with Jack McGrath and Simon Zebo losing out.

# luke-fitzgerald - Saturday 21 February, 2015

‘We’re going to have to improve an awful lot’ says Leinster’s Luke Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald scored one of Leinster’s four tries against Zebre.

# luke-fitzgerald - Friday 20 February, 2015

Fitzgerald provides the spark as sluggish Leinster get bonus point against Zebre

Fitzgerald scored one try and created another, while Cian Healy also made his return to provincial colours at the RDS.

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 2 February, 2015

‘A small degree of doubt’ over Heaslip, but Murray ready to play in Six Nations opener

There was also good news about Dave Kearney and Luke Fitzgerald today.

# luke-fitzgerald - 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.

# luke-fitzgerald - 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.

# luke-fitzgerald - Monday 26 January, 2015

‘In Dublin, we’re good enough to beat anyone’ – Leinster confident in home draw

‘The group has total confidence in their ability to be as good as anyone,’ says head coach Matt O’Connor.

# luke-fitzgerald - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Fitzgerald in outstanding form with Six Nations fast approaching

Leinster’s outside centre put in a superb defensive display against Wasps.

# luke-fitzgerald - Thursday 22 January, 2015

The big guns are back: 5 talking points as Schmidt names extended 6 Nations squad

Picking 46 men gave Schmidt a lot of flexibility to include guys recovering from long-term injury.

O’Brien and Fitzgerald return as Schmidt names 46-man Six Nations squad

Jonathan Sexton is also among the extended squad, despite being ruled out of at least the opening fixture.

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