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# 15 - Friday 18 March, 2022

'There's a bit of competition' - Lowry's rise drives Keenan to next level
# Ballplayers
# Ballplayers

'There's a bit of competition' - Lowry's rise drives Keenan to next level

Mar 18th 2022, 1:06 PM 7,243 Views 17 Comments

Ireland assistant coach Mike Catt is pleased with their attacking development.

# 15 - Thursday 6 January, 2022

'There was an element of frustration being stuck in a room for 24 hours a day'
# Quarantine
# Quarantine

'There was an element of frustration being stuck in a room for 24 hours a day'

Jan 6th 2022, 6:00 AM 17,189 Views 7 Comments

Munster fullback Mike Haley was one of the 14 players and staff who had to quarantine in South Africa.

# 15 - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Ireland's first LGBT+ inclusive club celebrates turning 15
# Going Strong
# Going Strong

Ireland's first LGBT+ inclusive club celebrates turning 15

Dec 1st 2020, 6:45 AM 5,778 Views 2 Comments

The Dublin Devils have enjoyed good growth since starting out as a casual kickabout.

# 15 - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Confidence shaken, but still strong for Jacob Stockdale
# Resolve
# Resolve

Confidence shaken, but still strong for Jacob Stockdale

Nov 5th 2020, 7:00 AM 4,665 Views 4 Comments

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
# Analysis
# Analysis

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

Nov 2nd 2020, 8:29 PM 36,342 Views 49 Comments

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
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# 15

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

Oct 21st 2020, 1:58 PM 9,756 Views 9 Comments

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
# Back Three
# Back Three

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

Oct 5th 2020, 6:15 AM 8,702 Views 14 Comments

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
# Settled In
# Settled In

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

Oct 2nd 2020, 6:00 AM 5,393 Views 10 Comments

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
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# 15

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

Feb 7th 2020, 8:38 PM 10,567 Views 11 Comments

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
# Inter-pro
# Inter-pro

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

Dec 20th 2019, 7:00 AM 9,678 Views 14 Comments

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

Dec 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 5,497 Views 6 Comments

‘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
# STANDOUT
# STANDOUT

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

Oct 12th 2019, 4:22 PM 10,832 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 12th 2019, 1:00 AM 4,964 Views 3 Comments

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
# Prodigy

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

Jul 5th 2019, 8:13 PM 50,908 Views 12 Comments

The teenage star overcame Polona Hercog today.

# 15 - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Larmour slots in seamlessly to underline his credentials at fullback
# Stepping Up
# Stepping Up

Larmour slots in seamlessly to underline his credentials at fullback

Mar 10th 2019, 8:15 PM 27,897 Views 46 Comments

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
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

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

Mar 10th 2019, 7:16 PM 10,198 Views 15 Comments

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
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# 15

Late change for Ireland as Kearney ruled out of France clash

Mar 10th 2019, 1:45 PM 22,268 Views 27 Comments

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
# Like Mike
# Like Mike

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

Mar 1st 2019, 6:30 AM 9,378 Views 19 Comments

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'
# Honesty
# Honesty

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

Feb 18th 2019, 7:46 AM 18,683 Views 47 Comments

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
# Position
# Position

Henshaw endures tough evening after Schmidt opts for fullback switch

Feb 2nd 2019, 8:25 PM 17,518 Views 52 Comments

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
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# 15

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

Feb 1st 2019, 3:33 PM 8,990 Views 27 Comments

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
# Irish-Qualified
# Irish-Qualified

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

Aug 19th 2018, 7:45 AM 14,614 Views 7 Comments

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
# Best In The West
# Best In The West

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

Jan 5th 2018, 6:31 AM 6,719 Views 23 Comments

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
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# 15

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

Nov 13th 2017, 3:05 PM 6,099 Views 14 Comments

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
# Versatile
# Versatile

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

May 9th 2017, 8:00 AM 10,307 Views 20 Comments

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

# 15 - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Generations come together to celebrate 50 years of Ballymun
# Community Spirit
From TheJournal.ie
# Community Spirit

Generations come together to celebrate 50 years of Ballymun

Jul 16th 2016, 7:30 PM 14,929 Views 21 Comments

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
# Best Foot Forward
# Best Foot Forward

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

Jun 9th 2016, 2:44 PM 6,306 Views 5 Comments

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
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# 15

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

Mar 8th 2016, 2:21 PM 8,669 Views 38 Comments

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
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# 15

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

Sep 3rd 2015, 3:22 PM 8,951 Views 10 Comments

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*
# Missing Out
# Missing Out

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

Jun 6th 2014, 1:00 PM 13,916 Views 67 Comments

*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...
# Insight
# Insight

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

Mar 28th 2014, 8:30 AM 7,393 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 7th 2013, 2:56 PM 3,836 Views 9 Comments

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
# Mad Skills
# Mad Skills

Cullen and Schmidt endorse converted fullback Madigan for Ireland role

Oct 28th 2012, 1:27 PM 1,466 Views 1 Comment

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

# 15 - Thursday 9 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 9th 2012, 3:26 PM 1,152 Views 0 Comments

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
# Player Diary
# Player Diary

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

Jul 20th 2012, 9:49 AM 597 Views 0 Comments

“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
# Going South
# Going South

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

Jun 11th 2012, 7:19 AM 2,374 Views 0 Comments

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