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# team-sheets - Yesterday’s News

Sean O'Brien to 8 as McKeon returns for Connacht's clash with in-form Edinburgh

Richard Cockerill’s men come to Galway looking to extend their five-match winning run in the Pro14.

# team-sheets - Friday 12 January, 2018

Henderson at lock as Ulster grit their teeth for make-or-break clash with La Rochelle

Wiehahn Herbst was a late withdrawal from the squad, so Ross Kane has been drafted in from A duty to take a place among the replacements.

# team-sheets - Friday 5 January, 2018

Chris Farrell heads list of returning stars for Munster as Connacht rest Aki and Dillane

For the first time this season, Munster will play without Billy Holland.

# team-sheets - Friday 20 October, 2017

Keatley and Carter in the 10 shirts as Kleyn bolsters pack for Munster's clash with Racing

Tyler Bleyendaal and Niall Scannell will miss the crucial Champions Cup clash through injury.

# team-sheets - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Carty and O'Halloran return to starting berths as Connacht travel to face Scarlets

After playing 80 minutes on his debut last weekend, Andrew Deegan is not among the matchday squad.

# team-sheets - Friday 26 May, 2017

Saili starts ahead of Taute with Munster and Scarlets unchanged for Pro12 final

The Welsh side are completely unchanged from last weekend’s semi-final win over Leinster.

# team-sheets - Friday 19 May, 2017

Saili gets nod at 13 ahead of Taute for Munster's Pro12 semi-final

Conor Murray is back at scrum-half, while Tyler Bleyendaal is fit to start.

# team-sheets - Friday 5 May, 2017

11 changes for Leinster as Pienaar starts his final game for Ulster

Ulster host Leo Cullen’s side tomorrow on the final regular-season day of the Pro12.

Conor Murray back on the bench as Connacht end Pro12 reign in Munster

It’s the last round of the regular season tomorrow, but both teams have big matches to look forward to on 20 May.

# team-sheets - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Wexford and Limerick unveil starting sides for hurling league semi-final battles

Wexford and Limerick unveil starting sides for hurling league semi-final battles

Wexford take on Tipperary while Limerick entertain Galway.

# team-sheets - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Castres star Dupont set for France debut against Italy

Conor O’Shea has made three changes from the impressive performance in Twickenham.

# team-sheets - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Connacht close to quarter-final but huge evening awaits in Toulouse

Pat Lam’s men can still clinch a place in the knockout stages.

# team-sheets - Friday 2 December, 2016

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.

# team-sheets - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Ireland aim to upset all the odds against All Blacks in the land of opportunity

The numbers are stacked against Joe Schmidt’s men today.

# team-sheets - 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.

# team-sheets - Friday 27 May, 2016

Injury keeps Nacewa out of Pro12 fnal, but Rob Kearney returns just in time

The fullback was struggling with an ankle injury since the final day win over Treviso, but was named in Ireland’s squad for South Africa this week.

Pat Lam names Connacht side aiming to deliver the Guinness Pro12 title

They take on Leinster in tomorrow’s final at Murrayfield, in case you hadn’t heard.

# team-sheets - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Ulster Championship debuts for Faulkner and Buchanan in Cavan team to face Armagh

Terry Hyland has made three changes from the league final meeting with Tyrone.

# team-sheets - Friday 13 May, 2016

Szarzewski back as Racing target first Champions Cup title against Sarries

Mark McCall has gone for the same XV that beat Wasps in the semi-finals.

# team-sheets - Friday 6 May, 2016

Van der Flier and O'Brien absent as Leinster look to finish with a flourish

Jordi Murphy comes in for the injured opensides for the final day clash with Treviso.

# team-sheets - Friday 29 April, 2016

McCloskey back, Healy not in squad for vital Ulster v Leinster clash

Jack McGrath starts in the front row for Leinster with Peter Dooley in reserve.

# team-sheets - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Holland starts among returning internationals as Munster take aim at Zebre and play-off spot

Simon Zebo, Keith Earls, Donnacha Ryan and Tommy O’Donnell start after returning from Ireland duty.

# team-sheets - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Sergio Romero replaces the injured de Gea and produces a string of superb saves

But it was all in vain as United slumped to another embarrassing defeat.

# team-sheets - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Limerick hand three U21 stars their senior debuts as Guiney returns for Wexford

Throw-in tonight in the Gaelic Grounds is 7pm.

# team-sheets - Friday 5 February, 2016

CJ Stander earns Ireland debut, Zebo starts at fullback against Wales

The South African-born back row is the only uncapped player in Ireland’s 23 to take on Wales.

# team-sheets - Friday 15 January, 2016

Leinster start with Dooley and Molony in fresh-faced tight five to take on Bath

The loosehead and lock are two of six players making their first European start.

# team-sheets - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Ringrose and Van der Flier drop out of Leinster XV, Fitzgerald and O'Brien start

The duo are part of six changes made by Leo Cullen.

# team-sheets - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Eight changes for Lam's Connacht as Kiss hands out Ulster chances

The westerners have an all-new halfback pairing and a completely-changed front row.

# team-sheets - Friday 23 October, 2015

Clifden man O'Halloran captains youthful Connacht while Ospreys welcome RWC stars back

Head coach Pat Lam has earmarked the 24-year-old as a key leader in the western province.

# team-sheets - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

This beefy South Africa XV is the next challenge for battered and bruised Wales

JP Pietersen returns to the starting line-up as the ‘Boks continue their 10-day turnaround before the quarter-final.

# team-sheets - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Italy's Bergamasco in line to equal record by featuring in 5th Rugby World Cup

Italy are still without Sergio Parisse and they’ll meet a Canada side showing six changes from the loss to Ireland.

Samoa pick one-time Ulster number 10 for battle with wounded Springboks

Mike Stanley is one of three changes to the side that overcame USA on the opening weekend.

England go with Slammin' Sam, Gatland drops Tipuric and Cuthbert for huge Pool of Death clash

As expected, Owen Farrell gets the nod in England’s number 10 jersey over George Ford.

# team-sheets - Friday 18 September, 2015

Dubliner AJ MacGinty starts at 10 for USA's World Cup showdown with Samoa

And there’s a strong Connacht connection in the Pacific islanders’ back row.

Milner-Skudder wins 3rd cap as All Blacks aim to get Pool C wrapped up nice and early NMS

Milner-Skudder wins 3rd cap as All Blacks aim to get Pool C wrapped up nice and early

Steve Hansen isn’t holding anything back against Argentina.

Gatland unleashes twin threat of Warburton and Tipuric on Uruguay

Liam Williams and Samson Lee have made a timely return from injury.

# team-sheets - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Parisse and Fofana miss out as Ireland's pool rivals go head-to-head

These are pretty close to the teams Ireland will expect to face a few weeks down the line.

Cudmore captains Canada against Ireland as Ospreys' Ardron misses out

The Clermont man captains his country for the first time at the World Cup.

# team-sheets - Monday 14 September, 2015

Big Sam Burgess gets a big chunk of bench for England's World Cup opener

Brad Barritt will continue as Stuart Lancaster’s inside centre after his recovery from ankle and calf injuries.

# team-sheets - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Rooney out, de Gea and Ings start - Manchester United and Liverpool have named their teams
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