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#Rob Kearney

# rob-kearney - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Huge blow as kidney problem rules Jared Payne out for 'at least' three months

Andrew Trimble will also miss the back-to-back clashes with Clermont with a foot tendon problem.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'It's another opportunity to invest in Garry Ringrose': Schmidt signals long-term faith in young centre

The Leinster tyro will start his first senior match in the 12 jersey against the Wallabies.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Modified training for Simon Zebo as concussion concerns continue along protocols

The wing will have to prove his fitness by Thursday to be considered for a starting role against the Wallabies.

# rob-kearney - Monday 21 November, 2016

Henshaw and Sexton ruled out of Australia Test with injury

Henshaw has returned home after a meeting with Ireland’s medical team today.

# rob-kearney - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Sexton, Henshaw, Stander and Kearney doubts for Australia clash

Joe Schmidt says the Ireland out-half has a hamstring issue.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'I remember thinking, 'Jeez, I'd be happy just to stay here for the rest of the game''

Rob Kearney has memories of poking the New Zealand bear and getting attacked in return.

# rob-kearney - Monday 7 November, 2016

'Joe pulled me aside before the game and said, 'you need a big one today''

Fullback Rob Kearney proved a few doubters wrong in Chicago on Saturday.

# rob-kearney - Sunday 6 November, 2016

New Zealand boss Hansen hails 'dominant' Irish display

“We haven’t got any excuses. We got beaten by the better side on the day.”

# rob-kearney - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Incredible Ireland performance ends 111-year wait for win over All Blacks

At the 29th time of asking, Ireland have beaten the world champions.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Kearney's experience swung decision to restore fullback for All Black clash -- Schmidt

Schmidt is also hopeful that the 21-year-olds on the bench don’t have to ‘chase shadows’ when they make their Test debut.

Kearney starts as Schmidt picks Murphy at openside for All Blacks clash

There may be debuts off the bench for Joey Carbery and Garry Ringrose.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Schmidt set to restore Kearney to 15 as Ireland face the All Blacks

There are a number of key decisions for the Ireland head coach to make with his XV.

# rob-kearney - Monday 12 September, 2016

Another setback for Rob Kearney as knee injury sidelines Leinster fullback

The 30-year-old is waiting on the results of medical tests on his knee.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Joe Schmidt rejects notion he is picking Ireland players on reputation

The Kiwi explained that implementing a Connacht-esque game plan would be difficult.

# rob-kearney - Monday 11 April, 2016

'Hopefully I'm over the worst of it' - Kearney returns to boost Leinster's Pro12 push

The Ireland international has been plagued by a chronic hamstring injury this season.

# rob-kearney - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Kearney, Healy and Reddan likely to come into mix for Scotland clash

Joe Schmidt says other players put their hands up in the win over Italy.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Kearney injury may open door for McCloskey to continue in midfield

With the Leinster man struggling with injury, Jared Payne is a strong option at fullback.

# rob-kearney - Sunday 28 February, 2016

‘You can’t always be riding the crest of a wave’ – Schmidt’s Ireland in transition

Ireland have a fortnight to pick themselves up before facing Italy in Dublin.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

‘It’s unfair to say rugby is unsustainable but it is a worry and an issue’

Rob Kearney insists the attitude among players towards concussion has changed but more work is needed.

# rob-kearney - Friday 5 February, 2016

Ireland hope to welcome O’Brien and Kearney back to full training next week

Rob Kearney is expected to join the squad on Tuesday, “at the latest Thursday”.

O’Brien and Kearney set to be ruled out of Ireland’s clash with Wales

The experienced pair have been struggling with hamstring problems this week.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Rob Kearney: Win over Toulon can ‘give people a reason to be excited about Leinster again’

The fullback is realistic about Leinster’s slim chance of qualifying from Pool 5.

# rob-kearney - Friday 4 December, 2015

No Sexton, but Kearney is back – Leinster change 8 for Glasgow trip

Leo Cullen’s side looking to make it five-in-a-row in the Pro12.

# rob-kearney - Friday 27 November, 2015

Rob Kearney has been ruled out of tonight’s Leinster match

Isa Nacewa starts at full-back instead against Ulster.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

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

Cian Healy looks scooter-tastic though.

# rob-kearney - 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.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Analysis: Robbie Henshaw dominates midfield to lead for Ireland

The 22-year-old’s exceptional performance last weekend bodes well before the Argentina clash.

# rob-kearney - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Check out the highlights from Ireland’s incredible victory against France Relive The Drama This post contains videos

Check out the highlights from Ireland’s incredible victory against France

Relive the drama again and again and again…

# rob-kearney - Saturday 10 October, 2015

‘My dad used to give me a bit of cash every month just to get me through’

Les Bleus fullback Scott Spedding has developed a true passion for his adopted nation.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Scan brings good news for Kearney as Earls is cleared to face Italy

Last night’s MRI showed only a minor strain so he will join Robbie Henshaw and Keith Earls in contention for this weekend’s squad.

# rob-kearney - Monday 28 September, 2015

Ireland’s Kearney in doubt for Italy clash as he gets set for glute scan

Robbie Henshaw will be back in full training this week and is available for the weekend.

# rob-kearney - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Rob Kearney put on ice after straining glute to score try

Schmidt says Keith Earls passed his pitch-side concussion test and has no problem.

Keith Earls stakes his claim as Ireland cruise past Romania

Keith Earls sparkled in London while Tommy Bowe hit back at his critics.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Rob Kearney made three tackles in just eight seconds at the World Cup

The fullback was evidently fired up for his return from a knee injury.

# rob-kearney - Monday 21 September, 2015

‘Athletically, he’s definitely kicked on’ – Rob Kearney happy to see Dave thrive

The 26-year-old looks like an entirely different physical proposition this season.

# rob-kearney - Monday 14 September, 2015

Ireland issue clean bill of health with Healy, Murray and Sexton cleared to play

Simon Zebo and Rob Kearney are also back in full training to complete Joe Schmidt’s full compliment of 31.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Schmidt’s Ireland train in the RDS with fullback Kearney on fringes

Harrison Brewer, Josh van der Flier and Dave McSharry were part of Ireland’s session.

# rob-kearney - Monday 7 September, 2015

Ireland keeping Rob Kearney on ‘moderated’ training schedule

Jonathan Sexton and Simon Zebo, meanwhile, are showing no ill effects after they cramped up in London.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Zebo gets nod at fullback as Schmidt stresses that Rob Kearney is fit 15

Zebo gets nod at fullback as Schmidt stresses that Rob Kearney is fit

It had been expected that Kearney would line out at the back for Ireland against England.

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