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#andy farrell

# andy-farrell - Yesterday’s News

The Ireland depth chart: Big names back and two exciting prospects
# New Squad
# New Squad

The Ireland depth chart: Big names back and two exciting prospects

21 hours ago 18,818 Views 37 Comments

Andy Farrell has a few players short of game time in his 36-man squad for the Six Nations.

# andy-farrell - Monday 25 January, 2021

'McGrath is particularly unlucky to miss out. He was impressive against Munster'
# Nines
# Nines

'McGrath is particularly unlucky to miss out. He was impressive against Munster'

Mon 10:00 PM 30,562 Views 52 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra breaks down Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad.

Uncapped Casey and O'Toole included in Ireland's Six Nations squad
# Fresh Faces
# Fresh Faces

Uncapped Casey and O'Toole included in Ireland's Six Nations squad

Mon 10:20 AM 39,735 Views 127 Comments

Jacob Stockdale is missing due to injury.

# andy-farrell - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Full steam ahead: Munster and Leinster to dominate Irish team selection
# Audition Winners
# Audition Winners

Full steam ahead: Munster and Leinster to dominate Irish team selection

Updated Sun 3:00 PM 30,249 Views 60 Comments

There could be as many as 13 players from the two provinces in Ireland’s side for the Six Nations opener on 7 February.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

'Joe really does get a bit emotional and it doesn’t feel right. Like seeing your dad cry'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

'Joe really does get a bit emotional and it doesn’t feel right. Like seeing your dad cry'

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:00 AM 13,684 Views 6 Comments

Rob Kearney recalls the end of an era with the Irish team.

# andy-farrell - Monday 14 December, 2020

'It will be phenomenal' - Pro16 expansion even more timely before RWC2023
# Plans
# Plans

'It will be phenomenal' - Pro16 expansion even more timely before RWC2023

Dec 14th 2020, 8:05 PM 16,770 Views 32 Comments

The four new South African franchises are set to join next year.

Farrell confirms Ireland will head to New Zealand for a three-Test tour in 2022
# Challenge
# Challenge

Farrell confirms Ireland will head to New Zealand for a three-Test tour in 2022

Dec 14th 2020, 1:47 PM 6,707 Views 10 Comments

Ireland have yet to beat the Kiwis on New Zealand soil.

# andy-farrell - Monday 7 December, 2020

No pause for breath as Irish provinces launch straight into European action
# Challenges
# Challenges

No pause for breath as Irish provinces launch straight into European action

Dec 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,483 Views 9 Comments

The Champions Cup kicks off on Friday night as Toulouse visit Ulster in Belfast.

Keenan keen to kick on after starting all six of Ireland's autumn games
# Consistent
# Consistent

Keenan keen to kick on after starting all six of Ireland's autumn games

Dec 7th 2020, 1:01 AM 6,395 Views 18 Comments

The Leinster man was uncapped before this busy run of Tests for Andy Farrell’s side.

# andy-farrell - Sunday 6 December, 2020

The most encouraging passage of attack in Ireland's entire autumn campaign
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

The most encouraging passage of attack in Ireland's entire autumn campaign

Dec 6th 2020, 12:08 PM 28,162 Views 5 Comments

The sequence leading to Duncan Taylor’s yellow card gave us a glimpse of what Ireland are trying to do.

# andy-farrell - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Sexton hopes Ireland can take place at 'top table' after falling short of England and France
# Kick On
# Kick On

Sexton hopes Ireland can take place at 'top table' after falling short of England and France

Dec 5th 2020, 6:34 PM 5,093 Views 18 Comments

‘We’re happy with the way we’re improving,’ says the Ireland captain while pointing out a ‘difference of opinion’ with the media.

'He's pretty special' - Ireland excited about Doris' impact in first year of Test rugby
# STANDOUT
# STANDOUT

'He's pretty special' - Ireland excited about Doris' impact in first year of Test rugby

Dec 5th 2020, 6:17 PM 9,357 Views 25 Comments

The 22-year-old has quickly become an important figure for Andy Farrell’s side.

Concern for Ulster as Iain Henderson set for scan on knee injury
# Doubt
# Doubt

Concern for Ulster as Iain Henderson set for scan on knee injury

Dec 5th 2020, 5:50 PM 3,996 Views 1 Comment

Johnny Sexton picked up a dead leg during Ireland’s win over Scotland.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Autumn Nations Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Autumn Nations Cup

Dec 5th 2020, 1:19 PM 44,854 Views 51 Comments

Third place was at stake as Gregor Townsend’s side came to the Aviva, we went minute-by-minute.

Pressure is on but Ireland have enough about them to beat Scotland
# Preview
# Preview

Pressure is on but Ireland have enough about them to beat Scotland

Dec 5th 2020, 7:44 AM 7,022 Views 20 Comments

Having experimented throughout the autumn, Andy Farrell has named an experienced team for today’s encounter with Scotland. They need to deliver a performance as well as a result.

# andy-farrell - Friday 4 December, 2020

Andy Farrell says he is ‘big enough and ugly enough’ to deal with the pressure
# Evolution
# Evolution

Andy Farrell says he is ‘big enough and ugly enough’ to deal with the pressure

Dec 4th 2020, 6:00 AM 3,987 Views 4 Comments

Ireland coach says he is comfortable under the spotlight as his first year in charge draws to a close.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Chances sustain confidence in Cian Healy's 'favourite' Ireland dressing room
# November Tests
# November Tests

Chances sustain confidence in Cian Healy's 'favourite' Ireland dressing room

Dec 3rd 2020, 6:51 AM 13,386 Views 12 Comments

The veteran prop feels the mood in the current camp is the best he has experienced.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Details remain for Farrell's Ireland, but intense focus has shifted elsewhere
# November Tests
# November Tests

Details remain for Farrell's Ireland, but intense focus has shifted elsewhere

Dec 1st 2020, 4:03 PM 9,429 Views 10 Comments

‘Sometimes we’re seeing it and not executing and sometimes we’re not seeing it and running into brick walls.’

Nucifora backs 'experienced' Ireland coaches to make big impact in 2021
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Nucifora backs 'experienced' Ireland coaches to make big impact in 2021

Dec 1st 2020, 6:00 AM 3,616 Views 9 Comments

The union’s performance director says Ireland will be going out to win next year’s championship.

# andy-farrell - Sunday 29 November, 2020

'Not good enough. We didn’t have any courage of our own conviction' - Farrell
# Worries
# Worries

'Not good enough. We didn’t have any courage of our own conviction' - Farrell

Nov 29th 2020, 5:33 PM 11,489 Views 18 Comments

The Ireland head coach was frustrated his team couldn’t kick on after a ‘decent’ first half.

# andy-farrell - Friday 27 November, 2020

'We're glad to grow the playing pool' - Farrell asks for a calmer Ireland
# Depth
# Depth

'We're glad to grow the playing pool' - Farrell asks for a calmer Ireland

Nov 27th 2020, 1:01 AM 5,821 Views 7 Comments

The head coach is excited about the nine changes he has made for Georgia.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 26 November, 2020

'We probably lost our way at times, that is what pressure does to you'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'We probably lost our way at times, that is what pressure does to you'

Nov 26th 2020, 3:47 PM 6,662 Views 6 Comments

Ireland coach Andy Farrell has reacted to the criticism his team received last week after the loss to England.

'I came here autograph hunting as a kid - now I'm playing for Ireland'

'I came here autograph hunting as a kid - now I'm playing for Ireland'

Nov 26th 2020, 3:00 PM 9,047 Views 0 Comments

Will Connors has taken the leap from Ireland fan to Ireland player in a few short years.

Burns makes first start at 10 with Daly set for Ireland debut off bench
# Team News
# Team News

Burns makes first start at 10 with Daly set for Ireland debut off bench

Nov 26th 2020, 12:40 PM 32,614 Views 47 Comments

Andy Farrell has made nine changes to his team for the clash with Georgia.

Breakdown problems high on Ireland's agenda ahead of Georgia clash
# Detail
# Detail

Breakdown problems high on Ireland's agenda ahead of Georgia clash

Nov 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 3,797 Views 6 Comments

England dominated in this area last weekend at Twickenham.

Munster's Beirne out to give Ireland boss Farrell a selection headache
# In The Mix
# In The Mix

Munster's Beirne out to give Ireland boss Farrell a selection headache

Nov 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 6,966 Views 12 Comments

The Kildare man hasn’t started over the last two weekends of the Autumn Nations Cup.

# andy-farrell - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Farrell hails Ireland's character and points to 'priceless' lessons against England
# Reaction
# Reaction

Farrell hails Ireland's character and points to 'priceless' lessons against England

Nov 21st 2020, 6:33 PM 15,537 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland head coach was positive about his team’s performance in defeat at Twickenham.

‘We were not clinical enough; it’s not what we were looking for'
# Gutted
# Gutted

‘We were not clinical enough; it’s not what we were looking for'

Nov 21st 2020, 5:18 PM 11,107 Views 47 Comments

James Ryan expresses his disappointment with the result but Andy Farrell says he is ‘proud’ of Ireland’s performance.

# andy-farrell - Friday 20 November, 2020

'He has put his own stamp on it a bit': Farrell ready to test Dad's Ireland progress
# Family Matters
# Family Matters

'He has put his own stamp on it a bit': Farrell ready to test Dad's Ireland progress

Nov 20th 2020, 11:09 AM 6,211 Views 2 Comments

Father and son prepare to lock horns again at Twickenham.

# andy-farrell - Thursday 19 November, 2020

This Ireland XV is very different to the one that visited Twickenham in February
# Curious
# Curious

This Ireland XV is very different to the one that visited Twickenham in February

Nov 19th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,687 Views 20 Comments

Head coach Andy Farrell is looking to learn more about his squad.

# andy-farrell - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Farrell puts faith in new combinations to flip the script against England
# November Tests
# November Tests

Farrell puts faith in new combinations to flip the script against England

Nov 18th 2020, 2:32 PM 12,033 Views 14 Comments

Whether through injury or a coach’s call, this week’s starting XV has just five names in common with the February defeat.

Byrne at 10 against England with Gibson-Park, Roux and O'Mahony retained
# Team News
# Team News

Byrne at 10 against England with Gibson-Park, Roux and O'Mahony retained

Nov 18th 2020, 12:25 PM 39,696 Views 108 Comments

Keith Earls, Bundee Aki and CJ Stander have also come into the starting XV for Twickenham.

# andy-farrell - Monday 16 November, 2020

Sexton injury allows Ryan first captaincy chance with 'Pete backing him up'
# Leaders
# Leaders

Sexton injury allows Ryan first captaincy chance with 'Pete backing him up'

Nov 16th 2020, 6:00 AM 9,675 Views 11 Comments

Ireland will be hoping their 35-year-old out-half is fit for this weekend’s visit to Twickenham.

# andy-farrell - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Farrell facing some big selection decisions for Ireland's trip to Twickenham
# Pick Your XV
# Pick Your XV

Farrell facing some big selection decisions for Ireland's trip to Twickenham

Nov 15th 2020, 7:55 AM 12,835 Views 44 Comments

There are conundrums across several areas of the pitch after the win over Wales.

# andy-farrell - Friday 13 November, 2020

Farrell hails 'dominant' Irish win but injuries a concern for Twickenham trip
# Power
# Power

Farrell hails 'dominant' Irish win but injuries a concern for Twickenham trip

Nov 13th 2020, 10:48 PM 11,138 Views 14 Comments

The Ireland head coach knows his team will need to improve on ‘everything’ to beat England.

Lowe and Roux tries help Ireland to winning start in the Autumn Nations Cup
# Job Done
# Job Done

Lowe and Roux tries help Ireland to winning start in the Autumn Nations Cup

Nov 13th 2020, 8:59 PM 44,720 Views 97 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men came out on top but captain Johnny Sexton is an injury concern ahead of the England clash.

The five key issues facing Ireland against Wales tonight
# Bouncing Back
# Bouncing Back

The five key issues facing Ireland against Wales tonight

Updated Nov 13th 2020, 3:00 PM 33,718 Views 29 Comments

The Autumn Nations Cup gives Andy Farrell the chance to perfect his game-plan after an inconsistent Six Nations, writes Garry Doyle.

# andy-farrell - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

No props on the wing, the scraps, clarity in transition - Ireland's defence checklist
# Analysis
# Analysis

No props on the wing, the scraps, clarity in transition - Ireland's defence checklist

Nov 11th 2020, 7:00 PM 10,193 Views 5 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men will be looking to make improvements in a defensive sense in the Autumn Nations Cup.

'We're not promising anything' - Ireland's seven changes give XV a different look
# Changes
# Changes

'We're not promising anything' - Ireland's seven changes give XV a different look

Nov 11th 2020, 6:15 AM 14,342 Views 55 Comments

Andy Farrell has handed out seven new caps so far in his tenure, with two more to come on Friday.

# andy-farrell - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Lowe starts for Ireland against Wales with Burns set for debut off bench
# Team News
# Team News

Lowe starts for Ireland against Wales with Burns set for debut off bench

Nov 10th 2020, 12:52 PM 38,092 Views 87 Comments

Head coach Andy Farrell has named a much-changed matchday 23 for the Autumn Nations Cup clash.

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