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# 15 - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Confidence shaken, but still strong for Jacob Stockdale

The under-fire Ireland fullback admits he moved to shut out the ‘noise’ of social media after last year’s World Cup. But he has still examined his mental approach.

# 15 - Monday 2 November, 2020

Stockdale shows kicking quality but errors prove costly on tough night in Paris

The 24-year-old made his second start in the number 15 shirt as Andy Farrell’s side came up short.

# 15 - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

'We think Jacob has all the attributes to push forward at fullback' - Farrell

The 24-year-old Ulsterman has been picked in Ireland’s number 15 shirt against Italy.

# 15 - Monday 5 October, 2020

'He's got amazing work-rate' - Leinster's Hugo Keenan continues to impress

Leinster’s back three depth will be tested by international call-ups and injuries in the coming months.

# 15 - Friday 2 October, 2020

Fullback Haley happy in Munster and hopes to push back into Ireland contention

The 26-year-old former Sale man earned his Test debut last year against Italy.

# 15 - Friday 7 February, 2020

O'Shea returns and Spillane rewarded with start as Kerry shuffle pack for trip to Tyrone

Tadhg Morley also starts with Peter Keane making three changes.

# 15 - Friday 20 December, 2019

All eyes on Rob Kearney and Leinster's production line as they welcome Ulster to RDS

Ulster will have to deliver a major shock to upset the pace-setters in Europe and the Pro14 this evening.

# 15 - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Kearney and Larmour working closely and 'learning from each other'

‘If I can take a few things from his game and add them to mine then that is definitely a plus,’ says Larmour.

# 15 - Saturday 12 October, 2019

'Irrepressible' Larmour shines for Ireland with man-of-the-match display

The 22-year-old shone at fullback in a big win over Samoa.

Watching Tuisova, Radradra and Kolbe the RWC highlights for elusive Larmour

The 22-year-old starts at fullback for Ireland against Samoa today.

# 15 - Friday 5 July, 2019

Dream continues for 15-year-old Gauff after epic Wimbledon comeback Prodigy This post contains videos

Dream continues for 15-year-old Gauff after epic Wimbledon comeback

The teenage star overcame Polona Hercog today.

# 15 - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Larmour slots in seamlessly to underline his credentials at fullback

The 21-year-old was excellent against France after being drafted in to replace the injured Rob Kearney.

Kearney 'a good chance' for Wales but Ireland uncertain on van der Flier

Robbie Henshaw won’t be coming back into the mix as his dead leg lingers.

Late change for Ireland as Kearney ruled out of France clash

Jordan Larmour is promoted from the bench to start at fullback.

# 15 - Friday 1 March, 2019

Van Graan backs Haley for Ireland honours after finding his feet at Munster

The 24-year-old has been in impressive form for the province in recent times.

# 15 - Monday 18 February, 2019

'You want your mates to go well but you have to be a little bit selfish about it'

32-year-old Rob Kearney returned to make a strong impression for Ireland against Scotland in the Six Nations.

# 15 - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Henshaw endures tough evening after Schmidt opts for fullback switch

England’s sublime kicking game saw them toy with the Leinster man.

# 15 - Friday 1 February, 2019

'I think it's a good fit... Robbie will go really well' - Simon Zebo on Henshaw's fullback selection

The Racing 92 star has no worries about his former teammate.

# 15 - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'Not a perfect' debut but Munster fullback Haley is an exciting addition

The 24-year-old was part of Joe Schmidt’s Ireland camp earlier this week.

# 15 - Friday 5 January, 2018

O'Halloran targeting more Test caps as a Connacht man after November omission instilled doubt

The brilliant fullback was linked with moves outside his home province that, in theory, might have improved his chance of challenging for Ireland honours.

# 15 - Monday 13 November, 2017

'There's a fair bit of faith put in me and a fair bit of pressure to repay the coach' -- Rob Kearney

The fullback said Saturday’s match was a more nerve-wracking prospect than usual.

# 15 - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

10 or 15? Leinster just happy to see Carbery continuing to improve

The Ireland international is learning with every game as he manages two positions.

# 15 - Saturday 16 July, 2016

From Generations come together to celebrate 50 years of Ballymun Community Spirit

Generations come together to celebrate 50 years of Ballymun

It’s all thanks to Axis Ballymun, which has put on a programme of arts events to mark its 15th birthday.

# 15 - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Payne's 'experience and freshness' key to fullback call - Joe Schmidt

The Ireland head coach is confident Paddy Jackson will step up in Johnny Sexton’s absence.

# 15 - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Rob Kearney a doubt for Ireland's clash with Italy as Payne moves into contention for fullback slot

A hamstring issue kept the Leinster man out of training today.

# 15 - Thursday 3 September, 2015

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.

# 15 - Friday 6 June, 2014

15 of the best players never to have played in the World Cup*

*Not including players who will likely play for the first time this year.

# 15 - Friday 28 March, 2014

What goes into being a professional fullback? Munster's Felix Jones explains...

Kick chase, counter-attacking, one-on-one tackling and painting pictures to the opposition out-half are on the agenda.

# 15 - Monday 7 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 15 Shades of Gay... a look back at Uncle Gaybo through the years Roll It There

15 Shades of Gay... a look back at Uncle Gaybo through the years

There’s more to him than just The Late Late Show you know…

# 15 - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Cullen and Schmidt endorse converted fullback Madigan for Ireland role

The 23-year-old out-half could make yet his international debut in an unfamiliar role.

# 15 - Thursday 9 August, 2012

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YouTube Top 10: because Cristiano Ronaldo and co can't stop scoring

Featuring Man United versus Barcelona, Katie Taylor at 15 and a tribute to Timmy McCarthy of basketball commentary fame.

# 15 - Friday 20 July, 2012

Provincial matters: Ulster's Adam D'Arcy with his take on pre-season prep

“Everyone is determined to continue on the success of last season and hopefully bring some trophies back to Ravenhill,” says the full back.

# 15 - Monday 11 June, 2012

Here comes the cavalry: Duffy in the air as Earls' tour hangs in the balance

The Connacht full-back is jetting to Christchurch while Paddy McAllister and Tony Buckley are keeping their phones charged and ready.