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#academy

# academy - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'We’ve all been jealous of Leinster for that' - Ulster aim to keep closing gap
# Academy
# Academy

'We’ve all been jealous of Leinster for that' - Ulster aim to keep closing gap

Jan 19th 2021, 5:50 PM 8,083 Views 13 Comments

The northern province’s young guns showed their quality again last Friday night.

# academy - Friday 30 October, 2020

Leinster's O'Brien takes inspiration from Keenan and Connors' rise to Ireland caps
# Looking Up
# Looking Up

Leinster's O'Brien takes inspiration from Keenan and Connors' rise to Ireland caps

Oct 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,728 Views 2 Comments

The 22-year-old back has impressed for the province in recent weeks.

# academy - Saturday 26 September, 2020

The Luxembourg international joining the AIL after a year with Stade Français
# Bienvenue
# Bienvenue

The Luxembourg international joining the AIL after a year with Stade Français

Sep 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 30,509 Views 10 Comments

20-year-old Tony Drennan has signed with Queen’s University and still has professional rugby ambitions.

# academy - Monday 17 August, 2020

Munster academy player who tested positive for Covid-19 now asymptomatic
# Update
# Update

Munster academy player who tested positive for Covid-19 now asymptomatic

Aug 17th 2020, 5:47 PM 7,695 Views 1 Comment

Six other players remain in self-isolation but have tested negative so far.

# academy - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Munster cancel training after Academy player tests positive for Covid-19
# Precautionary Steps
# Precautionary Steps

Munster cancel training after Academy player tests positive for Covid-19

Aug 13th 2020, 3:33 PM 32,475 Views 32 Comments

Six more players are also self-isolating, the province revealed today.

# academy - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Leinster backing 20-year-old prospect Clarkson to step up at tighthead prop
# Depth
# Depth

Leinster backing 20-year-old prospect Clarkson to step up at tighthead prop

Aug 6th 2020, 6:17 PM 11,668 Views 14 Comments

Meanwhile, there is excitement about 21-year-old hooker Dan Sheehan’s potential.

# academy - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Munster excited about the 'serious, serious young lads coming through'
# Potential
# Potential

Munster excited about the 'serious, serious young lads coming through'

Jul 30th 2020, 5:00 AM 15,309 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, the ‘eye-opening’ Stephen Larkham is making a big impact on the squad.

# academy - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Provincial academies to compete with Ireland 7s in new IRFU tournaments
# Young Guns
# Young Guns

Provincial academies to compete with Ireland 7s in new IRFU tournaments

Jul 9th 2020, 5:17 PM 5,415 Views 0 Comments

The provinces’ A teams will also compete in a series of fixtures starting in September.

# academy - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Ireland U20 internationals Ward and Booth among Connacht's academy intake
# Prospects
# Prospects

Ireland U20 internationals Ward and Booth among Connacht's academy intake

Jun 11th 2020, 4:08 PM 7,373 Views 3 Comments

The western province have brought eight new players on board.

# academy - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Munster promote 21-year-old hooker Barron to senior squad
# Stepping Up
# Stepping Up

Munster promote 21-year-old hooker Barron to senior squad

Jun 9th 2020, 1:33 PM 8,377 Views 16 Comments

The Cashel native has signed a one-year deal with the province.

# academy - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Connacht promote six exciting academy prospects into their senior squad
# RISE UP
# RISE UP

Connacht promote six exciting academy prospects into their senior squad

Jun 3rd 2020, 12:38 PM 9,780 Views 15 Comments

Niall Murray, Sean Masterson, Conor Dean, Colm Reilly, Peter Sullivan and Jordan Duggan have earned pro contracts.

# academy - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Ex-Ireland captain Anderson retiring from role with Ulster academy
# Finishing Up
# Finishing Up

Ex-Ireland captain Anderson retiring from role with Ulster academy

Jun 2nd 2020, 11:16 AM 5,782 Views 4 Comments

The 65-year-old won 27 caps for Ireland during his playing days.

# academy - Sunday 17 May, 2020

'We were getting relegated, everything had gone to sh*t. I was done'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'We were getting relegated, everything had gone to sh*t. I was done'

May 17th 2020, 7:45 AM 11,456 Views 1 Comment

Ruairí Cushion played in the Championship for six years and now coaches with Exeter.

# academy - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Leinster academy tighthead Aungier set to make switch to Connacht
# Moving West
# Moving West

Leinster academy tighthead Aungier set to make switch to Connacht

May 14th 2020, 9:56 AM 15,219 Views 109 Comments

The 21-year-old made five senior appearances for the eastern province this season.

# academy - Saturday 11 April, 2020

There's just one Limerick player in Munster's academy. What's being done about it?
# Lineage
# Lineage

There's just one Limerick player in Munster's academy. What's being done about it?

Apr 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 46,688 Views 90 Comments

Some of the province’s greatest days have been heavily influenced by Limerick men.

# academy - Thursday 9 April, 2020

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Niall Murray
# Hotshot
# Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Niall Murray

Apr 9th 2020, 1:04 PM 10,105 Views 6 Comments

The 20-year-old second row has featured for Connacht in the Pro14 and Champions Cup.

# academy - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Ireland U20 stars Flannery and Hodnett enter Munster academy
# First Years
# First Years

Ireland U20 stars Flannery and Hodnett enter Munster academy

Jul 18th 2019, 4:45 PM 10,247 Views 25 Comments

The southern province have added four new players to their academy for the 2019/20 season.

# academy - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Ryan and Turner among Leinster's new academy players for 2019/20 season
# First Years
# First Years

Ryan and Turner among Leinster's new academy players for 2019/20 season

Jul 9th 2019, 12:20 PM 11,789 Views 18 Comments

The eastern province have confirmed their roster for the upcoming season.

# academy - Friday 26 April, 2019

'There was just blood everywhere... I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy'
# 7s
# 7s

'There was just blood everywhere... I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy'

Apr 26th 2019, 3:23 PM 48,462 Views 3 Comments

Greg O’Shea has overcome injury and disappointment with Munster to become an Ireland 7s star.

# academy - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Ex-Limerick minor hurler Fitzgerald promoted to senior Connacht contract
# RISE UP
# RISE UP

Ex-Limerick minor hurler Fitzgerald promoted to senior Connacht contract

Apr 9th 2019, 4:36 PM 10,137 Views 7 Comments

Matthew Burke and Conor Kenny will also step up from the academy next season.

# academy - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Academy prop Eric O'Sullivan shining with opportunity in Ulster
# Loosehead
# Loosehead

Academy prop Eric O'Sullivan shining with opportunity in Ulster

Dec 9th 2018, 7:45 AM 9,396 Views 9 Comments

The 23-year-old has come through the AIL with Trinity and Banbridge.

# academy - Saturday 8 September, 2018

'The sky's the limit for that one' - Wexford man Paul Boyle shines for Connacht
# Gorey's Finest
# Gorey's Finest

'The sky's the limit for that one' - Wexford man Paul Boyle shines for Connacht

Sep 8th 2018, 8:37 PM 14,397 Views 11 Comments

The 21-year-old was man of the match as Connacht earned a bonus-point win against Zebre.

# academy - Friday 7 September, 2018

Oscars to postpone controversial 'Best Popular Film' category as it needs more study
# Academy Awards
From TheJournal.ie
# Academy Awards

Oscars to postpone controversial 'Best Popular Film' category as it needs more study

Sep 7th 2018, 8:47 AM 9,077 Views 9 Comments

The move came after some backlash from people in the film industry.

# academy - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo's son joins Juventus youth academy
# Chip Off The Old Block
# Chip Off The Old Block

Cristiano Ronaldo's son joins Juventus youth academy

Aug 28th 2018, 8:00 PM 17,654 Views 23 Comments

Other senior Juventus players have children in the team at underage level.

# academy - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Leinster's academy to Bedford to Galway: Farrell finds his feet in Connacht
# Impact
# Impact

Leinster's academy to Bedford to Galway: Farrell finds his feet in Connacht

Aug 26th 2018, 7:30 AM 10,663 Views 21 Comments

The 24-year-old was superb in midfield for the western province last season.

# academy - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

The Academy is to create an Oscar award for 'popular' films
# Hollywood
From TheJournal.ie
# Hollywood

The Academy is to create an Oscar award for 'popular' films

Aug 8th 2018, 7:23 PM 15,894 Views 25 Comments

It’s unclear whether the category will be in place for next year’s ceremony.

# academy - Monday 6 August, 2018

'We're trying to develop something that leaves a legacy'
# Forging New Talent
# Forging New Talent

'We're trying to develop something that leaves a legacy'

Aug 6th 2018, 10:30 AM 14,679 Views 3 Comments

We spent a day within the Ulster academy, where Kieran Campbell is putting structures and frameworks in place to develop great people as well as players.

# academy - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Irish-qualified Bristol back Hughes among new additions to Ulster academy
# Prospects
# Prospects

Irish-qualified Bristol back Hughes among new additions to Ulster academy

Jul 25th 2018, 2:22 PM 10,250 Views 9 Comments

The northern province have brought six youngsters into Year 1 of their academy programme.

# academy - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Two promising Cork youngsters sign for Top 14 club Pau's academy
# Prospects
# Prospects

Two promising Cork youngsters sign for Top 14 club Pau's academy

Jun 28th 2018, 4:25 PM 22,735 Views 22 Comments

Eoghan Barrett and Ben Roche are heading to France to pursue professional rugby careers.

# academy - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Munster release seven young players from academy programme
# Departures
# Departures

Munster release seven young players from academy programme

May 8th 2018, 6:03 PM 25,290 Views 17 Comments

The departing players include Shannon’s Conor Fitzgerald and former Ireland U20 fullback Jack Power.

# academy - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski expelled from the film Academy
# Expelled
From TheJournal.ie
# Expelled

Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski expelled from the film Academy

May 3rd 2018, 10:50 PM 13,702 Views 0 Comments

The Academy last October also voted to expel disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

# academy - Sunday 11 March, 2018

'It's a big difference to start getting players from Donegal and Cavan, where we haven't before'
# Pathway
# Pathway

'It's a big difference to start getting players from Donegal and Cavan, where we haven't before'

Mar 11th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,648 Views 11 Comments

We spoke to former Ireland scrum-half Kieran Campbell about his role as the head of Ulster academy.

# academy - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Saoirse Ronan celebrated her third Oscar nomination with a candle on some brown bread with jam
# Celebrations
From The Daily Edge
# Celebrations

Saoirse Ronan celebrated her third Oscar nomination with a candle on some brown bread with jam

Jan 24th 2018, 8:00 PM 14,869 Views 1 Comment

We can only assume they went on the piss after this.

# academy - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

The 2018 Oscar nominations were actually full of good news for women in film
# The Oscars
From The Daily Edge
# The Oscars

The 2018 Oscar nominations were actually full of good news for women in film

Jan 23rd 2018, 3:11 PM 4,174 Views 10 Comments

Women’s names turned up in categories where they have been seldom seen.

# academy - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'I was thinking to myself, ‘Jesus Christ, almighty, I was 19 when this guy was born!''
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'I was thinking to myself, ‘Jesus Christ, almighty, I was 19 when this guy was born!''

Jan 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 34,936 Views 4 Comments

James Coughlan has moved into coaching with Pau’s academy after retiring last summer.

# academy - Friday 5 January, 2018

'He's slightly different to the other back rowers we have'
# Abrasive
# Abrasive

'He's slightly different to the other back rowers we have'

Jan 5th 2018, 4:43 PM 13,710 Views 15 Comments

Academy flanker Josh Murphy gets his second start for Leinster against Ulster tomorrow.

# academy - Saturday 14 October, 2017

The Oscars Academy is considering expelling Harvey Weinstein over 'abhorrent' allegations
# Allegations
From TheJournal.ie
# Allegations

The Oscars Academy is considering expelling Harvey Weinstein over 'abhorrent' allegations

Oct 14th 2017, 12:06 PM 10,709 Views 36 Comments

On Thursday, American actress Rose McGowan became the fourth woman to accuse the 65-year-old of raping her.

# academy - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Ex-Leinster and Welsh prospects join new crop in Munster academy
# New Recruits
# New Recruits

Ex-Leinster and Welsh prospects join new crop in Munster academy

Jun 27th 2017, 3:29 PM 12,359 Views 24 Comments

Jack Power and James McCarthy are joining the southern province for 2017/18.

Max Deegan awarded senior contract as Leinster recruit five Ireland U20s to academy
# Graduation
# Graduation

Max Deegan awarded senior contract as Leinster recruit five Ireland U20s to academy

Jun 27th 2017, 2:41 PM 10,669 Views 18 Comments

It brings the number of players promoted to senior contracts at the province to eight.

# academy - Friday 3 March, 2017

Oscars screw-up: Accountants behind mistake assigned bodyguards
# Oscars So Whaaat?
From TheJournal.ie
# Oscars So Whaaat?

Oscars screw-up: Accountants behind mistake assigned bodyguards

Mar 3rd 2017, 7:57 AM 26,267 Views 39 Comments

PwC has taken responsibility for the unprecedented error.

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