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#andy farrell

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Gatland knew 'a long time ago' that Farrell wouldn't be available to Lions
# Priorities
# Priorities

Gatland knew 'a long time ago' that Farrell wouldn't be available to Lions

Tue 11:56 AM 9,233 Views 0 Comments

Farrell will lead Ireland on their tour to the Pacific Islands if it goes ahead.

# andy-farrell - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Andy Farrell's Ireland show promise but hard work is still ahead
# Review
# Review

Andy Farrell's Ireland show promise but hard work is still ahead

Mar 24th 2021, 7:52 AM 13,061 Views 3 Comments

The lineout and scrum were superb during this championship but there’s lots of work to do elsewhere.

# andy-farrell - Monday 22 March, 2021

'It's about starting like that next time' - Farrell's Ireland set new reference point
# Benchmark
# Benchmark

'It's about starting like that next time' - Farrell's Ireland set new reference point

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:05 AM 13,576 Views 12 Comments

Last weekend’s convincing win over England was a new peak for this Irish team.

# andy-farrell - Saturday 20 March, 2021

'CJ has given his heart and soul to the green jersey and the red one'
# Farewell
# Farewell

'CJ has given his heart and soul to the green jersey and the red one'

Mar 20th 2021, 8:17 PM 13,258 Views 19 Comments

It was an emotional farewell for CJ Stander as he won his 51st and final Ireland cap.

Ireland blow England away as Farrell era hits an impressive benchmark
# Dominant
# Dominant

Ireland blow England away as Farrell era hits an impressive benchmark

Mar 20th 2021, 6:39 PM 72,823 Views 203 Comments

Robbie Henshaw led the way in a convincing Irish win at the Aviva Stadium.

England a daunting challenge as Ireland look to finish Six Nations on a high
# Finale
# Finale

England a daunting challenge as Ireland look to finish Six Nations on a high

Mar 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 24,140 Views 31 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men will need to be at their peak but that may not even be enough.

# andy-farrell - Friday 19 March, 2021

'We’ve got to have courage to go out there and win the game'
# Lessons Learned
# Lessons Learned

'We’ve got to have courage to go out there and win the game'

Mar 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 2,810 Views 9 Comments

Andy Farrell isn’t expecting any surprises in how England approach Saturday’s game in Dublin.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 18 March, 2021

'We're looking forward to him progressing in the big games for Leinster'
# Selection
# Selection

'We're looking forward to him progressing in the big games for Leinster'

Mar 18th 2021, 5:28 PM 11,911 Views 26 Comments

James Lowe drops out of the Ireland matchday 23 for the clash with England.

Stockdale and Murray return as Ireland make six changes for England clash
# Team News
# Team News

Stockdale and Murray return as Ireland make six changes for England clash

Mar 18th 2021, 3:25 PM 46,592 Views 149 Comments

Bundee Aki, Jack Conan, Dave Kilcoyne, and Josh van der Flier all start.

# andy-farrell - Monday 15 March, 2021

Ireland need to beat England to save their season
# On The Line
# On The Line

Ireland need to beat England to save their season

Updated Mar 15th 2021, 12:02 PM 30,499 Views 67 Comments

Victory over Scotland yesterday was good but getting one over England will give the Ireland coach the signature win he needs.

# andy-farrell - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Farrell 'really proud' of Ireland but Ryan emerges as injury doubt for England clash
# HIA
# HIA

Farrell 'really proud' of Ireland but Ryan emerges as injury doubt for England clash

Mar 14th 2021, 7:02 PM 10,779 Views 32 Comments

The Ireland boss said Johnny Sexton was cramping before his late winning penalty.

Johnny Sexton's last-gasp penalty sees Ireland to edgy win over Scotland
# Drama
# Drama

Johnny Sexton's last-gasp penalty sees Ireland to edgy win over Scotland

Mar 14th 2021, 4:56 PM 43,374 Views 190 Comments

Andy Farrell’s side gave up a 14-point lead in the final quarter but got out of jail.

Farrell's Ireland must quash renewed Scottish confidence in Murrayfield
# Big One
# Big One

Farrell's Ireland must quash renewed Scottish confidence in Murrayfield

Mar 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 10,359 Views 16 Comments

Gregor Townsend’s side believe they are better placed to end Ireland’s dominance of this fixture.

# andy-farrell - Saturday 13 March, 2021

'They always seem pretty important against Scotland, don’t they?'
# The Boss
# The Boss

'They always seem pretty important against Scotland, don’t they?'

Mar 13th 2021, 9:10 AM 4,669 Views 15 Comments

Andy Farrell’s Ireland need to show a complete picture of what they’re about.

'As honest as the day is long' - CJ Stander set to hit 50-cap mark
# Milestone
# Milestone

'As honest as the day is long' - CJ Stander set to hit 50-cap mark

Mar 13th 2021, 1:01 AM 7,267 Views 12 Comments

The 30-year-old has been a key man since his Test debut back in 2016.

# andy-farrell - Friday 12 March, 2021

'Rob is a great player for us' - Farrell backs Herring at hooker again
# Hooker
# Hooker

'Rob is a great player for us' - Farrell backs Herring at hooker again

Mar 12th 2021, 1:13 PM 6,694 Views 27 Comments

Rónan Kelleher returns to the bench as Ireland make three changes for the Scotland clash.

Gibson-Park starts again as Ireland make three changes for Scotland
# Team News
# Team News

Gibson-Park starts again as Ireland make three changes for Scotland

Mar 12th 2021, 11:32 AM 37,500 Views 107 Comments

Cian Healy, Rob Herring, and Keith Earls have returned to the starting XV, with Conor Murray on the bench.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Farrell set to stick with settled Ireland team for visit to Scotland
# Big Game
# Big Game

Farrell set to stick with settled Ireland team for visit to Scotland

Mar 11th 2021, 10:30 PM 13,151 Views 24 Comments

Ireland are looking for their second win of the 2021 Six Nations.

Furlong's 'outstanding rugby brain' helps Ireland's leadership group to develop
# Collective
# Collective

Furlong's 'outstanding rugby brain' helps Ireland's leadership group to develop

Mar 11th 2021, 7:00 AM 4,794 Views 15 Comments

Captain Johnny Sexton is part of a six-man group that continues to find its voice.

# andy-farrell - Friday 5 March, 2021

'It's about consistency at this level to prove your worth' - Farrell sees sense in new IRFU contracts
# Experience
# Experience

'It's about consistency at this level to prove your worth' - Farrell sees sense in new IRFU contracts

Mar 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 8,861 Views 4 Comments

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton and Peter O’Mahony both agreed new deals this week.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 4 March, 2021

'I'll always do the right thing for Irish rugby' - Farrell responds to Lions talk
# In Demand
# In Demand

'I'll always do the right thing for Irish rugby' - Farrell responds to Lions talk

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 3:03 PM 20,398 Views 29 Comments

The Ireland head coach has been linked with a spot on Warren Gatland’s coaching team.

# andy-farrell - Monday 1 March, 2021

Farrell's 23-man squad indicates a settled Ireland side for Scotland clash
# Selection
# Selection

Farrell's 23-man squad indicates a settled Ireland side for Scotland clash

Mar 1st 2021, 7:30 PM 16,360 Views 16 Comments

The retention of Ryan Baird suggests he could be involved again in Edinburgh.

Ireland release 13 players to feature in this week's inter-pro derbies
# Game Time
# Game Time

Ireland release 13 players to feature in this week's inter-pro derbies

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 3:03 PM 31,065 Views 38 Comments

21-year-old lock Ryan Baird is one of 23 players who will remain with Ireland this week.

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome
# Skipper
# Skipper

Farrell hails Sexton's enduring influence after Ireland captain's return in Rome

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 8:03 AM 19,572 Views 30 Comments

‘His performance was excellent but it’s more than that.’

# andy-farrell - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Connors takes his chance in Rome to push for Ireland start against Scotland
# STANDOUT
# STANDOUT

Connors takes his chance in Rome to push for Ireland start against Scotland

Feb 28th 2021, 11:45 AM 9,962 Views 30 Comments

The 24-year-old openside was among the best performers in a six-try win for Andy Farrell’s side.

# andy-farrell - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'I don't want to sit back and be happy with being third choice': Casey ready for more Test rugby
# Worth The Wait
# Worth The Wait

'I don't want to sit back and be happy with being third choice': Casey ready for more Test rugby

Feb 27th 2021, 6:45 PM 10,721 Views 31 Comments

The 21-year-old scrum-half was made to wait over 140 minutes as a replacement before winning his first cap.

'It doesn't mean everything is fixed now' - Ireland have tougher tasks ahead
# Work To Do
# Work To Do

'It doesn't mean everything is fixed now' - Ireland have tougher tasks ahead

Feb 27th 2021, 6:35 PM 5,426 Views 9 Comments

After a six-try win in Rome, Ireland now look towards a visit to Edinburgh.

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome
# Forza
# Forza

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome

Feb 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,005 Views 7 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men take on a youthful but defensively porous Italian outfit at Stadio Olimpico.

# andy-farrell - Friday 26 February, 2021

Rome offers a perfect stage for Ireland's attack to cut loose

Rome offers a perfect stage for Ireland's attack to cut loose

Feb 26th 2021, 8:00 AM 12,294 Views 31 Comments

Andy Farrell has called for his team to show a clinical edge against Italy.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 25 February, 2021

'If he gets his chance he'll certainly be ready' - Farrell backs Casey to debut against Italy
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

'If he gets his chance he'll certainly be ready' - Farrell backs Casey to debut against Italy

Feb 25th 2021, 1:27 PM 9,461 Views 12 Comments

The Munster scrum-half is set to win his first cap against Italy on Saturday.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Catt and Farrell put the onus on Ireland's players to make better decisions
# Responsibility
# Responsibility

Catt and Farrell put the onus on Ireland's players to make better decisions

Feb 23rd 2021, 8:00 AM 20,004 Views 33 Comments

The Irish attacking effort was poor last time out in the Six Nations against France.

# andy-farrell - Monday 22 February, 2021

Farrell's Ireland still Covid-free as France wonder if their outbreak started in Dublin
# Healthy
# Healthy

Farrell's Ireland still Covid-free as France wonder if their outbreak started in Dublin

Feb 22nd 2021, 3:08 PM 28,483 Views 24 Comments

Les Bleus’ Six Nations hopes have been hit hard with key players now ruled out of the Scotland game.

# andy-farrell - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Harry's game but Farrell was right to ignore Byrne ultimatum
# Andy Farrell
# Andy Farrell

Harry's game but Farrell was right to ignore Byrne ultimatum

Updated Feb 21st 2021, 5:34 PM 42,263 Views 39 Comments

Ireland ignore Harry Byrne, provinces dominate while national team flounders and the old unsung hero in Munster red. We look at all the weekend’s talking points.

Sexton, Ryan, Murray included for Italy game but Harry Byrne misses out
# Italian Job
# Italian Job

Sexton, Ryan, Murray included for Italy game but Harry Byrne misses out

Feb 21st 2021, 4:36 PM 21,773 Views 51 Comments

Uncapped trio Tom O’Toole, Craig Casey and Ryan Baird are also named in the 36-man panel.

# andy-farrell - Friday 19 February, 2021

'These are guys we've all earmarked but we've got to make sure they're ready'
# Young Guns
# Young Guns

'These are guys we've all earmarked but we've got to make sure they're ready'

Feb 19th 2021, 7:45 AM 15,088 Views 73 Comments

Ireland boss Andy Farrell said he can’t rush promising young players into Test rugby.

Farrell needs Ireland's attack to get firing for 'dangerous' Italy trip
# Concerns
# Concerns

Farrell needs Ireland's attack to get firing for 'dangerous' Italy trip

Feb 19th 2021, 6:15 AM 3,526 Views 11 Comments

After a blunt performance against France, the Mike Catt-coached Ireland attack needs to improve.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Ireland expect to be without Caelan Doris 'for the foreseeable future'
# Head Injury
# Head Injury

Ireland expect to be without Caelan Doris 'for the foreseeable future'

Feb 18th 2021, 2:24 PM 18,095 Views 9 Comments

However, Ireland head coach Andy Farrell expects to have several players back from injury for the Italy game.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

With pressure on, Farrell seems unlikely to go for great experimentation in Italy
# Selection
# Selection

With pressure on, Farrell seems unlikely to go for great experimentation in Italy

Feb 16th 2021, 7:30 PM 8,631 Views 33 Comments

Ireland must now fight to turn their Six Nations campaign around after two defeats.

Sexton and Murray set to be back from injury for Ireland's clash with Italy
# Influential
# Influential

Sexton and Murray set to be back from injury for Ireland's clash with Italy

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 8:00 AM 19,948 Views 69 Comments

Head coach Andy Farrell stressed the need for Ireland to make sure of a win in Rome.

# andy-farrell - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Farrell has 'mixed emotions' as Ireland's attack fails to fire against France
# Back Foot
# Back Foot

Farrell has 'mixed emotions' as Ireland's attack fails to fire against France

Feb 14th 2021, 9:02 PM 7,456 Views 26 Comments

The head coach rued his team’s failure to score when France were down to 14 players.

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