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#depth chart

# depth-chart - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Munster back promising academy locks after 'devastating' RG Snyman injury

Stephen Larkham says the province won’t look for a short-term signing with Jean Kleyn also sidelined.

# depth-chart - Thursday 30 July, 2020

The Munster depth chart: Big-name signings and fascinating selection battles

Johann van Graan’s 43-man senior squad looks well set to push on this season.

# depth-chart - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

The Ulster depth chart: Madigan and Mathewson add experience

Dan McFarland has some exciting young players in his squad.

# depth-chart - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

The Leinster depth chart: How do you pick from those back row options?

Leo Cullen’s men will be looking to pick up where they left off when rugby resumes.

# depth-chart - Monday 27 July, 2020

The Connacht depth chart: Andy Friend's 43-man senior squad

The western province have several new faces in their squad ahead of next month’s restart.

# depth-chart - Friday 24 January, 2020

Who starts alongside Sexton? - Ireland's halfbacks for the Six Nations

Conor Murray is under pressure from John Cooney and Luke McGrath at scrum-half.

# depth-chart - Thursday 23 January, 2020

POM under pressure and three fresh faces - Ireland's back row for the Six Nations

Head coach Andy Farrell’s selections in this area against Scotland will be telling.

# depth-chart - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

James Ryan plus one - Toner returns to compete in Ireland's lock stocks

Iain Henderson and Ultan Dillane are the other two second rows in Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad.

# depth-chart - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

A new hooker and props applying pressure - Ireland's front row for the Six Nations

Who would you like to see Andy Farrell pick in jerseys number one to three in a week’s time?

# depth-chart - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Connacht's Marmion sets out to ensure he's not Ireland's forgotten man at 9

The scrum-half returns to the Connacht team for the first time since November against Montpellier today.

# depth-chart - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Step up, Ross Byrne? Carbery's cruel blow has ramifications for Munster and Ireland

The 24-year-old Athy man has had a torrid time with injuries in the past year.

# depth-chart - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Have Ireland built better depth? Comparing the 2019 RWC squad to 2015

We’ve broken down Joe Schmidt’s squad position-by-position.

# depth-chart - Friday 26 April, 2019

Retiring Cave captains Ulster against Leinster as both provinces hold stars back for big games ahead

Ulster have a Pro14 quarter-final against Connacht to come next weekend, while Leinster are resting up for Saracens.

# depth-chart - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Six Nations and RWC loom large as Schmidt sees flexibility and confidence built in November

Ross Byrne has complicated the tussle for the back-up 10 slot and that suits the head coach just fine.

# depth-chart - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Growth of scrum-half depth in Murray's absence a major positive for Ireland

Kieran Marmion got two big starts this month, while Luke McGrath and John Cooney have had exposure too.

# depth-chart - Friday 2 November, 2018

Grand Slam-winner Leavy in Leinster line-up to face Kings

Dave Kearney has recovered from injury to take a starting berth, while Scott Fardy captains the tourists in South Africa.

# depth-chart - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Scannell and Herring impress as Ireland's depth continues to grow

Joe Schmidt and his coaching staff are pleased that they now have options across the pitch.

# depth-chart - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

'Is he first-choice for Bordeaux?' Madigan call not on the agenda for Ireland

While Ireland began their Six Nations training last week, the former Leinster man was preparing for a replacement role in the Top 14.

# depth-chart - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Magic Damian McKenzie in line for All Black debut in Argentina Depth Chart This post contains videos

Magic Damian McKenzie in line for All Black debut in Argentina

The Chiefs back is among the replacements for Saturday night’s clash in Buenos Aires.

# depth-chart - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Connacht injuries mount with Heenan out for up to 5 months and Sean Henry for even longer

Nothing ever comes easily out west.