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# chances - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

'We can’t go into a World Cup with a situation where we’ve only got Johnny'

Jack Carty and Ross Byrne now have opportunities with Joey Carbery sidelined through injury.

# chances - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Ruddock to captain Ireland as Chicago clash offers important opportunities

The halfback positions are one of the most interesting areas ahead of the clash against Italy.

# chances - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Analysis: Ringrose adds creative playmaking touches to Ireland attack

But Joe Schmidt will be keen to see his side being more clinical in Sydney this weekend.

# chances - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Analysis: The Lions backs need to find their clinical edge rapidly

While the forwards were impressive against the Blues, the backs have work to do.

# chances - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Analysis: Ireland's failure to convert costs them dearly against the All Blacks

Joe Schmidt’s men couldn’t turn their big chances into the tries they needed.

# chances - Friday 25 September, 2015

Schmidt rotates, Zebo is a 15 and more Ireland XV talking points

Ireland’s head coach has opted to give all of his squad players a starting chance.

# chances - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Munster look to Hanrahan and co. to maintain European positives in Glasgow

Gregor Townsend’s side are a formidable proposition in Scotstoun.

# chances - Friday 21 November, 2014

Analysis: Australia's defensive changes open opportunities for Ireland

We pick out some potential weaknesses for Joe Schmidt’s men to exploit tomorrow evening.

# chances - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Nagle excited about new adventure, but not closing door on rugby

The 25-year-old former Munster lock explains his decision to take time out of the professional game.

# chances - Friday 30 May, 2014

Analysis: Glasgow's defence poses a direct challenge to Leinster's crown

Matt O’Connor’s side will need to be at their attacking best to break down the most effective defence in the Pro12.

# chances - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Tommy Bowe focused on taking chances against All Blacks

The Ulster wing put his hand up for a missed try-scoring opportunity against Australia last weekend.

# chances - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Pro12: Elwood wants Connacht to finish what they have started

The westerners have squandered three clear try chances in their defeats to Munster and Leinster.