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#Declan Kidney

# declan-kidney - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Ryan shines for Racing, Copeland's debut, and Kidney's Exiles struggle
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Ryan shines for Racing, Copeland's debut, and Kidney's Exiles struggle

Sep 8th 2020, 11:33 AM 14,085 Views 25 Comments

Jeremy Davidson’s Brive are leading the Top 14 after the opening round.

# declan-kidney - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Irish players involved as English Premiership has first midweek games
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irish players involved as English Premiership has first midweek games

Aug 26th 2020, 10:50 AM 6,856 Views 10 Comments

36-year-old Gareth Steenson helped Rob Baxter’s Exeter to victory last night.

# declan-kidney - Friday 31 July, 2020

Declan Kidney adds another experienced Wallaby to his London Irish squad
# Incoming
# Incoming

Declan Kidney adds another experienced Wallaby to his London Irish squad

Jul 31st 2020, 11:58 AM 8,741 Views 2 Comments

Rob Simmons will depart the NSW Waratahs at the end of the Super Rugby AU season to move to England.

# declan-kidney - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

'Without the Munster fans, we are nothing. Without them, we play for nothing'
# Freddie
# Freddie

'Without the Munster fans, we are nothing. Without them, we play for nothing'

Apr 8th 2020, 9:25 PM 38,284 Views 28 Comments

Freddie Pucciariello won two Heineken Cups and a Magners League with the southern province.

# declan-kidney - Monday 15 July, 2019

Kidney's London Irish returning to Cork for pre-season friendly with Munster
# Warm Ups
# Warm Ups

Kidney's London Irish returning to Cork for pre-season friendly with Munster

Jul 15th 2019, 2:38 PM 8,700 Views 8 Comments

The newly-promoted Premiership club are a regular feature on the southern province’s pre-season fixture list.

# declan-kidney - Monday 20 May, 2019

Kidney adds another marquee signing to London Irish squad for next season
# Recruitment Drive
# Recruitment Drive

Kidney adds another marquee signing to London Irish squad for next season

May 20th 2019, 2:27 PM 18,791 Views 11 Comments

Ruan Botha has signed for the Premiership club on a six-month contract.

# declan-kidney - Saturday 11 May, 2019

The unsung Irishman who has been at the heart of Saracens' transformation

The unsung Irishman who has been at the heart of Saracens' transformation

May 11th 2019, 8:15 AM 16,631 Views 3 Comments

Philip Morrow joined the English club soon after Mark McCall was promoted to director of rugby.

# declan-kidney - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Another day, another international signed by London Irish as Wallabies lock moves to Exiles
# Recruitment Drive
# Recruitment Drive

Another day, another international signed by London Irish as Wallabies lock moves to Exiles

May 9th 2019, 11:23 AM 15,185 Views 14 Comments

Declan Kidney and Les Kiss are adding Test pedigree throughout their squad.

# declan-kidney - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

All Blacks wing Naholo joins SOB and Jackson in signing for London Irish
# Exiles
# Exiles

All Blacks wing Naholo joins SOB and Jackson in signing for London Irish

May 8th 2019, 11:07 AM 14,480 Views 47 Comments

Declan Kidney welcomed the addition of a ‘top-class player.’

# declan-kidney - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

London Irish confirm signing of Paddy Jackson
# On The Move
# On The Move

London Irish confirm signing of Paddy Jackson

May 7th 2019, 3:12 PM 50,229 Views 92 Comments

The out-half will play in England after a year in France.

# declan-kidney - Friday 19 April, 2019

Ian Keatley kicks two conversions as Kidney's London Irish are promoted back to Gallagher Premiership
# Going Up
# Going Up

Ian Keatley kicks two conversions as Kidney's London Irish are promoted back to Gallagher Premiership

Apr 19th 2019, 7:22 PM 16,894 Views 10 Comments

A bonus point victory against Richmond secured the Exiles return to the top flight on Friday.

# declan-kidney - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

'There's been a few tears shed' - O'Brien hopes to play for Ireland after move
# Exile
# Exile

'There's been a few tears shed' - O'Brien hopes to play for Ireland after move

Feb 19th 2019, 2:34 PM 27,886 Views 86 Comments

The 32-year-old will join London Irish after this year’s World Cup.

# declan-kidney - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Back to the capital for Kidney's London Irish as new home venue plans confirmed
# On The Move
# On The Move

Back to the capital for Kidney's London Irish as new home venue plans confirmed

Dec 18th 2018, 10:11 AM 8,185 Views 9 Comments

The Exiles will leave Reading’s Madejski Stadium to share with Brentford from the start of the 2020/21 season.

# declan-kidney - Monday 27 August, 2018

Irish centre Brendan Macken set to join Declan Kidney's London Irish
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irish centre Brendan Macken set to join Declan Kidney's London Irish

Aug 27th 2018, 7:00 PM 10,216 Views 0 Comments

The former Leinster midfielder has spent the summer with Leicester Tigers.

# declan-kidney - Thursday 16 August, 2018

O'Donnell leads Munster for clash with Kidney's London Irish in Cork
# Friendly
# Friendly

O'Donnell leads Munster for clash with Kidney's London Irish in Cork

Aug 16th 2018, 1:14 PM 11,702 Views 15 Comments

JJ Hanrahan is first up in Munster’s number 10 shirt tomorrow night.

# declan-kidney - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

'I look down the back of the bus and there’s Claw, fag in his mouth, puffing away!'
# Ligind
# Ligind

'I look down the back of the bus and there’s Claw, fag in his mouth, puffing away!'

Jun 13th 2018, 9:30 PM 53,310 Views 14 Comments

Australian second row John Langford had a major influence on Munster during his three years with the province.

# declan-kidney - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Declan Kidney's London Irish to meet Munster in Cork for pre-season
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

Declan Kidney's London Irish to meet Munster in Cork for pre-season

May 29th 2018, 1:37 PM 5,339 Views 13 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men will then face Exeter Chiefs before the new campaign begins.

# declan-kidney - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Declan Kidney appointed London Irish director of rugby
# Deccie
# Deccie

Declan Kidney appointed London Irish director of rugby

May 22nd 2018, 1:57 PM 11,045 Views 32 Comments

The former Ireland head coach has made a big impact since arriving at the club in March.

# declan-kidney - Monday 9 April, 2018

Kidney's London Irish win, Madigan and Bristol promoted, and all the exiles action
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Kidney's London Irish win, Madigan and Bristol promoted, and all the exiles action

Apr 9th 2018, 10:47 AM 15,515 Views 1 Comment

London Irish and Bristol may still be swapping places next season.

# declan-kidney - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Kidney and Kiss suffer defeat but pick up two points in thrilling first game at Irish
# Gave It Socks
# Gave It Socks

Kidney and Kiss suffer defeat but pick up two points in thrilling first game at Irish

Mar 24th 2018, 4:58 PM 12,524 Views 7 Comments

Gloucester recovered a 17-0 early deficit to seal victory at the Madejski Stadium.

# declan-kidney - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'I'm just delighted to be back in the game'
# New Era
# New Era

'I'm just delighted to be back in the game'

Mar 22nd 2018, 10:12 PM 18,563 Views 12 Comments

Former Ireland coach Declan Kidney gave his first press conference as technical consultant at London Irish today.

Director of rugby Nick Kennedy leaves London Irish after Kidney-Kiss appointment
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

Director of rugby Nick Kennedy leaves London Irish after Kidney-Kiss appointment

Mar 22nd 2018, 1:10 PM 8,561 Views 6 Comments

Kiss and Kidney had been expected to work alongside the young director of rugby.

# declan-kidney - Friday 9 March, 2018

London Irish confirm Declan Kidney as technical consultant, Les Kiss takes reins as head coach
# Get The Band Back Together
# Get The Band Back Together

London Irish confirm Declan Kidney as technical consultant, Les Kiss takes reins as head coach

Mar 9th 2018, 4:42 PM 6,141 Views 17 Comments

Kidney has signed a three-year deal with the club, replacing Brendan Venter who has been released from his part-time contract with immediate effect.

'It's good to see' - O'Mahony pleased by Kidney and Kiss to London Irish reports
# Pom
# Pom

'It's good to see' - O'Mahony pleased by Kidney and Kiss to London Irish reports

Mar 9th 2018, 10:10 AM 9,829 Views 2 Comments

The Munster captain has worked under both coaches.

# declan-kidney - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Kidney and Kiss to join London Irish - reports
# New Managment Team
# New Managment Team

Kidney and Kiss to join London Irish - reports

Mar 8th 2018, 7:04 AM 10,902 Views 45 Comments

The pair previously worked together in the Irish set-up.

# declan-kidney - Thursday 2 February, 2017

'I went to my father's shed, put my foot in a vice and cut off my cast with a hacksaw to go train'
# Class Of 95
# Class Of 95

'I went to my father's shed, put my foot in a vice and cut off my cast with a hacksaw to go train'

Feb 2nd 2017, 9:30 PM 46,451 Views 13 Comments

David Corkery was voted as Ireland’s Player of the Tournament at the 1995 World Cup but professional rugby proved an unforgiving environment for the Corkman.

# declan-kidney - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Murray: Playing with ROG, Wally, Hayes and Fla at Munster was huge for me
# 2011 Memories
# 2011 Memories

Murray: Playing with ROG, Wally, Hayes and Fla at Munster was huge for me

Sep 12th 2015, 3:00 PM 8,977 Views 5 Comments

Ireland’s scrum-half recalls being flung into the international arena for the last World Cup.

# declan-kidney - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

ROG won the Senior Cup 20 years ago today and tweeted out a brilliant photo to celebrate it
# Old Friends
# Old Friends

ROG won the Senior Cup 20 years ago today and tweeted out a brilliant photo to celebrate it

Mar 18th 2015, 8:16 PM 20,069 Views 6 Comments

O’Gara shared a photo of the ’95 cup-winning team featuring a few guys we know well.

# declan-kidney - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Declan Kidney won't be taking over as head coach of London Irish
# Former Master
# Former Master

Declan Kidney won't be taking over as head coach of London Irish

Jan 14th 2015, 12:08 PM 5,570 Views 14 Comments

The Premiership club have confirmed the appointment of Tom Coventry ahead of next season.

# declan-kidney - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Declan Kidney is apparently the favourite for a head coaching job in the Aviva Premiership
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

Declan Kidney is apparently the favourite for a head coaching job in the Aviva Premiership

Dec 14th 2014, 1:29 PM 6,550 Views 11 Comments

The former Ireland boss is reportedly in the running to take over at London Irish.

# declan-kidney - Saturday 22 November, 2014

It's been six years since one of the most depressing days Irish rugby has ever had
# Bleak
# Bleak

It's been six years since one of the most depressing days Irish rugby has ever had

Nov 22nd 2014, 9:00 AM 10,905 Views 5 Comments

Ireland vs Argentina was the low point that was immediately followed by some intense highs.

# declan-kidney - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Quinlan, Galwey and Wallace remember Munster’s road to Twickenham 15 years on
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Quinlan, Galwey and Wallace remember Munster’s road to Twickenham 15 years on

Oct 18th 2014, 10:32 AM 21,448 Views 25 Comments

Fifteen years ago, Munster started to believe.

# declan-kidney - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Does Ian Keatley have what it takes to become a top-class fly-half?
# Potential
# Potential

Does Ian Keatley have what it takes to become a top-class fly-half?

Oct 4th 2014, 8:30 AM 6,236 Views 13 Comments

Stuart Barnes, Alan Quinlan and Paul Wallace discuss whether the Munster number 10 can step up to the next level.

# declan-kidney - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Ireland's incredible journey from Roman ruins to Six Nations champions
# Some Year
# Some Year

Ireland's incredible journey from Roman ruins to Six Nations champions

Mar 22nd 2014, 7:45 AM 13,470 Views 18 Comments

Joe Schmidt took over a side that had fallen to their lowest world ranking spot and turned them into Europe-beaters.

# declan-kidney - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Foley: 'If you don't have the core skills, there's no point in having an overall philosophy'
# Interview
# Interview

Foley: 'If you don't have the core skills, there's no point in having an overall philosophy'

Mar 6th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,474 Views 6 Comments

The Munster head coach-to-be discusses his coaching beliefs and the challenges that await.

# declan-kidney - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

No room for Kidney as director in Munster structure -- Fitzgerald
# Axel
# Axel

No room for Kidney as director in Munster structure -- Fitzgerald

Feb 11th 2014, 2:08 PM 18,708 Views 35 Comments

The Munster CEO suggested that ‘common sense’ would make Anthony Foley the favourite to replace Rob Penney.

# declan-kidney - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Here are the leading candidates to replace Rob Penney at Munster
# Boot Room
# Boot Room

Here are the leading candidates to replace Rob Penney at Munster

Feb 6th 2014, 3:03 PM 12,202 Views 41 Comments

Anthony Foley is the current front-runner but a host of familiar faces will be lining up for the top job.

# declan-kidney - Thursday 30 January, 2014

6 stats to sum up how bad Ireland were in last year's 6 Nations
# Chart Of The Day
# Chart Of The Day

6 stats to sum up how bad Ireland were in last year's 6 Nations

Jan 30th 2014, 2:03 PM 9,905 Views 11 Comments

This time last year, Ireland were the best at nothing and the worst at plenty.

# declan-kidney - Sunday 5 January, 2014

'If ROG has your trust, he has your back': Meet the men who put O'Gara's life on film
# The Making Of
# The Making Of

'If ROG has your trust, he has your back': Meet the men who put O'Gara's life on film

Jan 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 29,158 Views 66 Comments

Four years after they began scrutinising the final chapter of Ronan O’Gara’s career, we caught up with the filmmakers who made ‘ROG’.

# declan-kidney - Thursday 2 January, 2014

17 things we learned from tonight’s Ronan O’Gara documentary
# Perfect 10
# Perfect 10

17 things we learned from tonight’s Ronan O’Gara documentary

Jan 2nd 2014, 10:44 PM 92,846 Views 155 Comments

RTE One gave a fascinating insight into the legendary Munster and Ireland out-half.

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