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# pre-season - Today’s News


# pre-season - Friday 21 August, 2015

Marsh, Dardis and Ryan in Leinster XV for pre-season clash with Ulster

Dominic Ryan captains Leo Cullen’s first XV of the 2015/16 campaign.

# pre-season - Thursday 13 August, 2015

This Scotland XV could give Schmidt’s Ireland a better game than Wales did

Meanwhile, Connacht have named their side for the pre-season friendly in Castres.

Foley picks Bleyendaal at 10 for Munster’s clash with Grenoble

The former Crusaders playmaker partners Cathal Sheridan in the halfbacks.

# pre-season - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Connacht’s Kiwi rugby league convert wears 13 against Grenoble

Api Pewhairangi partners Bundee Aki in the midfield tomorrow in Galway.

# pre-season - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Lam able to increase focus on detail for third year in charge of Connacht

The Samoan and his team are regrouping for another shot at the same targets.

# pre-season - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Coutinho makes goalscoring return, Origi also on target as Liverpool win in Finland

The Reds have just one more pre-season game.

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.

# pre-season - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Man United are clicking into gear as they beat Barcelona in latest pre-season win

That makes them European champions, right?

# pre-season - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Danny Ings is showing great pre-season form as Liverpool romp to big friendly win

The Reds recorded a 7-0 victory this morning.

# pre-season - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Who are the Irish provinces playing in the pre-season?

Who are the Irish provinces playing in the pre-season?

Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble will take on both Connacht and Munster.

# pre-season - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Henderson’s rabona assist the highlight of Liverpool’s pre-season win in Thailand

Five of the Reds’ summer signings featured.

# pre-season - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Raheem Sterling is off on tour with Liverpool but Balotelli and Borini left to train at Melwood

The England forward is included in the squad despite trying to force a move away.

# pre-season - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Dublin and Galway will meet in next weekend’s Walsh Cup final at Croke Park

Despite having players sent off, both sides were victorious in this afternoon’s semi-finals.

# pre-season - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Wins for Galway and Wexford in Walsh Cup

The Kehoe Cup also got under way today.

# pre-season - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Sligo Rovers could have done with Mr Plow at this morning’s pre-season training

Manager Owen Heary and his players got the shovels out so the first session back could go ahead.

# pre-season - Friday 29 August, 2014

Pre-season training just ain’t what it used to be for rugby players

Rob Kearney points out how shorter, sharper sessions are better for everyone.

# pre-season - Sunday 10 August, 2014

NFL running back fires 45lb plate downfield ‘like a frisbee’

That’s over 20 kilos in new money.

# pre-season - Friday 8 August, 2014

Munster head coach Foley relishing the pressure of first season

‘We have two years – we want to see how far we can go, how good we can be.’

# pre-season - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Leinster back row O’Brien enjoying Groundhog Day pre-season grind

The Ireland international feels that he becomes a better athlete with each passing summer.

# pre-season - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Roy Keane sees Villa beaten by Paul Cook’s buoyant Chesterfield

There’s was plenty of Irish interest as Jack Grealish was amongst the Irish on show.

# pre-season - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Fabregas curls 25-yard free-kick in for his first Chelsea goal

Jose Mourinho’s side picked up a 3-1 win in their pre-season friendly with Vitesse Arnhem.

O’Connell urges patience as Munster’s all-Irish coaches look for balance

The 34-year-old lock admits working under Anthony Foley and Jerry Flannery has altered their personal relationships.

# pre-season - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Counter-attacking and basic skills the keys to Prendergast’s philosophy

Grenoble’s new backs coach outlines his areas of focus ahead of the Top 14 season.

# pre-season - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

All four Irish provinces have confirmed their pre-season schedules

Here’s the fixture list for the warm-up games in preparation for the 2014/15 campaign.

# pre-season - Monday 30 June, 2014

Leinster to take on Ulster in pre-season friendly at Tallaght Stadium

The two provinces will renew their rivalry on the 30th of August.

# pre-season - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Waterford United scored directly from a corner last night Pre-Season This post contains videos

Waterford United scored directly from a corner last night

Ok there was a gale force storm blowing down in the RSC, but still…

# pre-season - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Harte changes 10 for Tyrone’s McKenna Cup final

The Red Hand face Cavan in Enniskillen on Saturday night.

# pre-season - Sunday 19 January, 2014

18 of the best GAA pictures from the weekend’s pre-season action January Days This post contains images

18 of the best GAA pictures from the weekend’s pre-season action

There was games on across the four provinces today.

# pre-season - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Wexford hit four to book place in Walsh Cup semis

Liam Dunne’s side were 25-point winners against NUIG in Gorey this afternoon.

Cody gives Cats a chance to impress against DIT

Colin Fennelly and TJ Reid the most familiar faces in an experimental Kilkenny side.

Aidan O’Shea returns as Mayo prepare for Roscommon

James Horan makes seven changes to the side held by IT Sligo last weekend.

# pre-season - Friday 10 January, 2014

Rob Hennelly to captain Mayo in FBD League opener

James Horan has handed out a number of inter-county debuts in a new-look side to face NUIG.

# pre-season - Monday 6 January, 2014

8 GAA players who were glad to be back as the 2014 season started this weekend

It was a big day yesterday for the likes of Galway’s James Kavanagh, Dublin’s Kevin Nolan and Kerry’s Barry John Keane.

Here’s the 19 GAA players who were shown black cards over the weekend

The new disciplinary procedure was in the spotlight as the 2014 season commenced.

# pre-season - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Flood hospitalised as Ulster ship 30 points to Leicester Tigers

The northern province were hammered 30-10 in Welford Road.

# pre-season - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Ronaldo and Real Madrid get the better of Everton

The Portuguese star was on target with Mesut Ozil while Nikica Jelavic came off the bench to score for the Toffees.

# pre-season - Friday 2 August, 2013

Real Madrid v LA Galaxy gave us these 3 gorgeous goals Woof This post contains videos

Real Madrid v LA Galaxy gave us these 3 gorgeous goals

Sorry, Karim. Your second of the night was the worst of the four.

John Terry was on the receiving end of a shocking tackle last night Friendly This post contains videos

John Terry was on the receiving end of a shocking tackle last night

Don’t worry, folks. He’s gonna be okay.

# pre-season - Monday 29 July, 2013

Nani marks his return to pre-season with nice free-kick Pre-Season This post contains videos

Nani marks his return to pre-season with nice free-kick

The Portuguese winger scored twice for a Manchester United XI against Crewe Alexandra tonight.

# pre-season - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Dzeko hits howitzer and a howler in Manchester City mud-fight victory

The Bosnian’s penalty against Sunderland is an awful, awful effort.

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