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Dublin: 18 °C Sunday 23 July, 2017

#starting XV

# starting-xv - Thursday 20 July, 2017

3 changes to Clare team for crunch quarter-final with Tipperary as Banner hit with injuries

David McInerney and Aron Shanagher have both failed late fitness tests.

# starting-xv - Friday 30 June, 2017

Fennelly a welcome return as Kilkenny make four changes ahead of Limerick test

Nowlan Park plays host to the All-Ireland qualifier meeting this Saturday evening.

Two changes for Limerick hurlers as they bid to give Kilkenny an early exit

Nowlan Park plays host to their All-Ireland qualifier meeting this Saturday evening.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Selection Box - What choices face Kerry and Cork when picking their Munster final teams?

Plenty for Éamonn Fitzmaurice and Peadar Healy to ponder.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Read recovers to lead All Blacks in first Test as Hansen springs surprise on wing

Rieko Ioane and Sonny Bill Williams have been included in the All Black side.

# starting-xv - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Jacob Stockdale set for Ireland debut as Schmidt names team for opening Test of summer tour

Dave Heffernan, Andrew Porter, James Ryan and Rory Scannell could also make their debuts off the bench.

# starting-xv - Friday 2 June, 2017

6 changes for Dublin after league final loss to Kerry for Leinster opener with Carlow

The sides meet in Portlaoise tomorrow night.

# starting-xv - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Two debutants for Limerick as key forwards return to championship team after recent club exploits

Limerick travel to Ennis on Sunday to face Clare.

# starting-xv - Friday 19 May, 2017

New faces in Monaghan and Fermanagh teams for Ulster championship opener

Antrim have also unveiled their team for their clash against Donegal.

# starting-xv - Friday 14 April, 2017

Dublin stick with Leinster final history-makers for U21 semi showdown

Ulster champions Donegal are yet to name their side.

John Muldoon set for 300th Connacht cap as Leinster ring the changes

It’s Connacht v Leinster in Galway on Saturday night.

Tyler Bleyendaal to start for Munster while Ulster make 3 changes

The two provinces will square off in the Guinness Pro12 tomorrow at Thomond Park.

# starting-xv - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Brogan and Connolly start as Dublin make 4 changes for Sunday's league final

The All-Ireland champions are chasing a fifth straight league title at Croke Park.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Glimpse of England whiteboard heightens speculation of Billy Vunipola return

The number eight got through 72 minutes for Saracens over the weekend.

# starting-xv - Monday 6 March, 2017

Kerry U21 team packed with minor winners as St Patrick's Day club final rules out Dr Crokes trio

Senior defender Brian Ó Beaglaoich misses out through injury

# starting-xv - Friday 3 March, 2017

5 changes to Munster team after Scarlets defeat as they get set for trip to face Cardiff

Rassie Erasmus has shuffled his side for tomorrow’s game.

# starting-xv - Thursday 23 February, 2017

First Leinster fullback start for Carbery while McFadden and Ruddock return for Pro12 clash

Leinster head to Rodney Parade tomorrow night.

# starting-xv - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Carbery makes first start in over two months as Cullen rings changes for Edinburgh

Ireland internationals James Tracy and Josh van der Flier are also named in the starting XV.

# starting-xv - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Henderson, Jackson and O'Brien start as Joe Schmidt names team for Scotland

Ireland’s Six Nations campaign gets underway at Murrayfield on Saturday.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Four changes for Roscommon's FBD League final against Galway

Kevin McStay’s Rossies will be aiming to regain the title they lost to the Tribesmen last season.

# starting-xv - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Fitzgerald continues unbeaten record as Wexford boss with three-point defeat of Dublin

Their reward for tonight’s win is a spot in the Walsh Cup semi-finals.

# starting-xv - Friday 6 January, 2017

10 changes to Munster team for Champions Cup trip to Paris to face Racing 92

Murray, Bleyendaal, Zebo and O’Mahony amongst those who return.

# starting-xv - Friday 16 December, 2016

Ross Byrne to make first European start as Cullen names team for Northampton

Sean O’Brien has been passed fit and is set to start at the Aviva Stadium.

# starting-xv - Friday 2 December, 2016

Ulster boosted by Henry and McCloskey return for Cardiff trip

The weather forced the northern province to postpone last weekend’s meeting with Zebre and they are in bad need of a win.

Joey Carbery at 10 as Leinster look to bounce back against Dragons

The Athy man is the only international involved against Australia who will feature at the RDS tomorrow.

# starting-xv - Thursday 17 November, 2016

O'Brien starts for Ireland as Schmidt names Henderson and Jackson on bench

Josh van der Flier has been edged out for the openside slot in Ireland’s XV.

# starting-xv - Thursday 10 November, 2016

JOD, Ringrose and Holland start with five uncapped players on Ireland bench

Peter O’Mahony, Keith Earls, Paddy Jackson and Sean O’Brien all make their returns.

# starting-xv - Thursday 3 November, 2016

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.

Hansen shifts Kaino into second row as he names All Blacks team to face Ireland

Elsewhere, Scott Barrett could earn his first cap from the bench and Aaron Smith returns to the starting line-up following his disciplinary issues.

Ulster without Jackson, Cave and Wilson as Kiss names team for Edinburgh clash

Rob Lyttle, Brett Herron and Clive Ross have earned starts.

# starting-xv - Friday 14 October, 2016

Trimble returns to captain Ulster but no Bowe for Champions Cup opener

Luke Marshall, Stuart Olding and Ruan Pienaar are also back for Sunday’s trip to Bordeaux.

# starting-xv - Friday 30 September, 2016

Higgins to make 125th Mayo appearance as Rochford names team for All-Ireland final replay

Cillian O’Connor will captain the team against Dublin.

# starting-xv - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Tighthead Carey makes debut as Connacht chase first points of the season

The defending champions welcome Edinburgh to Galway in bad need of a win.

# starting-xv - Friday 23 September, 2016

Ultan Dillane set to bash from the back row as Connacht chase first win away to Scarlets

The powerful Kerryman is one of six changes from the side who started poorly away to Zebre.

# starting-xv - Friday 16 September, 2016

Mayo have made one change for Sunday's All-Ireland final against Dublin

The men from Connacht are aiming to end a 65-year wait for Sam Maguire at Croke Park this weekend.

# starting-xv - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Piutau back for Ulster with Jackson and Henderson set to play for the first time this season

Ulster take on Scarlets tomorrow night at Kingspan Stadium.

# starting-xv - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Ian Keatley starts at out-half in one of two changes for Munster

Rassie Erasmus and his side will be aiming for a second consecutive win when they face Cardiff Blues.

# starting-xv - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Mannion, Bastick and McCarthy named in Dublin team to take on Kerry

Jim Gavin has made three changes from the side that lined out against Donegal.

# starting-xv - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Only 5 players from Tyrone's last Ulster final in team for Sunday's decider against Donegal

Clones is the venue for the showdown at 2pm.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

One change to Limerick U21 team as 5 senior players included for Tipp clash

John Kiely’s side travel to Semple Stadium on Thursday.

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