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#chance to impress

# chance-to-impress - Friday 9 August, 2019

'We don't want to shoot ourselves in the foot by not being open-minded'

Andy Farrell says every member of Ireland’s extended squad deserves the chance to stake their claim.

# chance-to-impress - Thursday 16 May, 2019

McNamara hails club gems as he backs Ireland U20 to adapt in Argentina

The Grand Slam-winning coach hopes to see another Tullow Tank make his mark in this year’s World Rugby U20 World Championship.

# chance-to-impress - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Teenage Irish striker inspired by Torres gets chance to shine at Hearts

Aidan Keena talks to the The42 about life in Scotland, international ambitions, and being sent off for ‘halving’ Dylan Connolly.

# chance-to-impress - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'Everyone knows what's at stake - a sloppy performance opens the door for somebody else'

Opportunity knocks for some of Leinster’s fringe players this afternoon, but Leo Cullen demands the same standards as last week.

# chance-to-impress - Friday 26 January, 2018

7 lower-league Irish players to watch out for in the FA Cup this weekend

Daryl Horgan and others who could feature over the coming days.

# chance-to-impress - Monday 27 March, 2017

O'Neill hints at handing debuts to uncapped quartet as Brady named stand-in captain for Iceland friendly

Daryl Horgan, Conor Hourihane, John Egan and Andy Boyle could all make their international bows at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow night.

# chance-to-impress - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Controversial Colin Kaepernick to get first start of season

He replaces Blaine Gabbert, who has started all five of the 49ers games this year.

# chance-to-impress - Thursday 12 May, 2016

3 Ireland players we'd like to see get a chance against Holland

Martin O’Neill names his squad for the friendly later today.

# chance-to-impress - Friday 25 March, 2016

Alan Judge handed senior Ireland debut for Swiss test

The Brentford midfielder starts in tonight’s international friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

# chance-to-impress - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

5 Irish players who have a big opportunity to impress against the Barbarians

A big performance will see these guys back in the hunt for a World Cup spot.

# chance-to-impress - Sunday 18 May, 2014

5 players Joe Schmidt should include on Ireland's summer tour to Argentina

Established players like Cian Healy, Jonathan Sexton and Mike Ross may be left at home to rest.