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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 4 August, 2020


# continuity - Friday 7 February, 2020

20-year-old centre gets first start as France make one change for Italy clash

Montpellier man Arthur Vincent replaces the injured Virimi Vakatawa.

# continuity - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Star forward retains Cork captaincy after back-to-back club All-Ireland wins

Doireann O’Sullivan leads Ephie Fitzgerald’s Rebels again in 2020.

# continuity - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Beauden Barrett backs Foster for All Blacks job

The New Zealand playmaker has suggested they should promote from within to replace Steve Hansen.

# continuity - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Old boss Colin Bell helping successor Vera Pauw ahead of crunch qualifier with Ukraine

The former Dutch international has announced her squad ahead of her debut game next month.

# continuity - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Schmidt working to get Ireland comfortable amid distractions

The head coach also hit back at a comparison made between this Championship and the 2007 World Cup.

# continuity - Saturday 22 April, 2017

'It's hugely reassuring that Rassie's staying' -- Scannell

Munster’s director of rugby has told his players that he is staying despite interest back home.

# continuity - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

'It doesn't help having one good weekend, one bad': Ulster target consistency ahead of twin tussles with Toulouse

First up, Les Kiss’ men take on the side one place above them in the Pro12 table, Edinburgh.

# continuity - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Heaslip starts as Schmidt names settled Ireland team for trip to Wales

There’s just a single change to the Irish team searching for a fourth Six Nations win in Cardiff.

# continuity - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Heaslip to return but Schmidt keeping faith for Six Nations clash with Wales

The Ireland head coach looks likely to avoid changes as he aims to maintain winning momentum.

# continuity - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Henshaw and Aki continue in midfield as Connacht make one change

Miah Nikora has been selected at out-half for the clash with Edinburgh tomorrow in Galway.

# continuity - Friday 19 December, 2014

No new injury concerns for Ulster as Neil Doak names full-strength side for Ospreys clash

Stuart Olding has recovered from injury but is named on the bench.

# continuity - Friday 5 December, 2014

Lam not taking Challenge Cup lightly as he makes just one change for the visit of Bayonne

As expected, Ireland centre Robbie Henshaw misses out through injury.

# continuity - Friday 14 November, 2014

Schmidt working towards perfection despite wholesale changes for Ireland

The Kiwi head coach is hopeful that the 13 new faces understand his systems well enough to ensure continuity.

# continuity - Thursday 6 March, 2014

McCaffrey and Flynn added to Dublin side to face Kildare

The Clontarf man replaces Eric Lowndes at right half back for the Croke Park clash.

# continuity - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Stapleton comes in as Tipperary make a single change for Kilkenny

The Borris-Ileigh man is the only switch in Eamon O’Shea’s team for Sunday’s Division 1A clash.

# continuity - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

'10 or 12 guys could be Leinster captain' but the honour goes back to Cullen

The Leicester Tiger thread running through Leinster continues.

# continuity - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Terry in England squad for Moldova and Ukraine

There is also room for Daniel Sturridge and Ryan Bertrand in the travelling party.