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#Devin Toner

# devin-toner - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

James Ryan's injury a big blow but Leinster have second row depth to cope

21-year-old Ryan Baird will be hoping for opportunities when rugby gets back underway.

# devin-toner - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'Any time that you are able to lift a trophy for your country is huge'

Ireland are on the hunt for a Triple Crown against England at Twickenham today.

# devin-toner - Saturday 22 February, 2020

'It means the world to me' - Toner set for first Ireland start since World Cup omission

The 33-year-old thought his Test career was over when he was left out of last year’s trip to Japan.

# devin-toner - Friday 21 February, 2020

'Dev had a big setback at a bad time for him but he has bounced back well'

Leinster man Devin Toner starts for Ireland on Sunday against England as Iain Henderson drops out.

Toner to start against England with Henderson ruled out due to family reasons

Ultan Dillane has been added to the Ireland bench for Sunday afternoon’s game at Twickenham.

# devin-toner - Monday 3 February, 2020

'To see the support that the country gave me was really good' - Toner

33-year-old Devin Toner was warmly received by Ireland fans on his return.

# devin-toner - 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.

# devin-toner - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Kearney double helps Leinster sweep aside Lyon

Leo Cullen’s side scored six tries as they moved one step closer to securing top seed for the quarter-finals.

# devin-toner - Monday 9 December, 2019

'Dev has been fantastic... you can see that he wants back into the national squad'

Leo Cullen’s side are thriving thanks to the presence of in-form men all over the pitch.

# devin-toner - Friday 27 September, 2019

Toner, Kearney and Byrne start as Leinster kick off new season in Treviso

The champions begin the new season with a blend of youth and experience.

# devin-toner - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Toner set to feature for Leinster in Pro14 opener away at Benetton

Ross Byrne and Dave Kearney are also in line to be involved in Italy this weekend after missing out on the World Cup.

# devin-toner - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Only way for Toner to get over RWC omission is to 'play the house down'

Leo Cullen feels Devin Toner’s pain. But there’s not much time to lick the wounds.

# devin-toner - Monday 2 September, 2019

Schmidt deviates from the presumed plan with World Cup surprises

The Ireland head coach has named an athletic squad for the tests ahead in Japan.

Overlooking lineout chief Toner a high-risk selection call for Schmidt

The Ireland head coach hopes Iain Henderson will step up in Japan.

Devin Toner left out as Schmidt confirms Ireland's World Cup squad

Jean Kleyn will travel as one of the second row options, while Munster’s Chris Farrell is included.

Toner set to miss out as Schmidt makes tough World Cup squad decisions

Luke McGrath appears to have edged out Kieran Marmion in the scrum-half spots.

# devin-toner - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Toner returning to full fitness for career's final big stretch

The second row hopes to soon be back in full training ahead of what he expects to be his last World Cup.

'It's not what we do': Toner laments post-Pro14 final incidents, but backs culture to hold firm

Apologies have been made for two high-profile incidents at Leinster events last month.

# devin-toner - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Toner's injury the only concern for Cullen's Leinster ahead of Pro14 final

The second row was forced off close to half-time at the RDS this afternoon.

# devin-toner - Friday 17 May, 2019

'It's weird coming back in not having a medal in the back pocket'

While the disappointment of Newcastle still lingers, Devin Toner hopes to help Leinster move on at the RDS tomorrow.

# devin-toner - Monday 8 April, 2019

Leinster's Johnny Sexton on track to recover for Toulouse semi-final

The 33-year-old will increase his training load this week after a quad injury.

# devin-toner - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Toner and Ringrose ruled out of Ireland's clash with Scotland

Scrum coach Greg Feek hopes to have Keith Earls fit for Murrayfield.

# devin-toner - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Lineout leader Devin Toner remains a key figure for Schmidt's Ireland

The 32-year-old is a specialist when it comes to the set-piece.

# devin-toner - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Leinster's McGrath to miss Six Nations, Patterson registered for Europe

The 25-year-old has been cruelly denied a place in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad.

# devin-toner - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'Joe is the coach who has picked me over my career. I wouldn’t be here without him'

Devin Toner has been one of Joe Schmidt’s most reliable performers in his eight years in Irish rugby.

# devin-toner - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against the All Blacks?

Devin Toner and captain Rory Best were, typically, the busiest players in this department.

# devin-toner - Saturday 22 September, 2018

'People have been writing me off since day one, but I'm always going to be there fighting'

Now in his 14th season as a professional, Devin Toner feels as fresh and fit as ever as he continues to stand the test of time.

# devin-toner - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'There is a worry. That's the big question for everyone, what are you going to do after?' Life After Rugby This post contains videos

'There is a worry. That's the big question for everyone, what are you going to do after?'

Devin Toner visited The42 offices today to discuss life after rugby.

# devin-toner - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'He's definitely got a big future ahead of him' - Leinster excited about Doris

The 20-year-old made his first start for the province in last weekend’s win over Cardiff Blues.

# devin-toner - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Analysis: How Schmidt's Ireland managed to negate Folau's aerial threat

The Wallabies fullback didn’t catch a single kick in Melbourne yesterday.

# devin-toner - Thursday 10 May, 2018

'Do I bluff him or not?': Toner wary of former team-mate Ryan in Racing's lineout unit

The lineout will be a key battleground during Saturday’s Champions Cup final.

# devin-toner - Friday 9 March, 2018

Toner back up Schmidt's pecking order thanks to his 'particular set of skills'

The stalwart of Ireland’s second row echoed Bryan Mills as he prepares to get to grips with Scotland.

# devin-toner - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'I've seen the blueprints of a Paulie lineout already!'

Devin Toner caught up with his former team-mate at this morning’s session in Athlone.

# devin-toner - Friday 9 February, 2018

Schmidt demanding Ireland 'to keep scoring, keep driving forward'

A bonus point win is the minimum standard required for an Ireland team with title ambitions.

# devin-toner - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Ireland leave little to chance and more talking points ahead of Italy clash

Joe Schmidt has named a team to power through any potential hiccups.

Larmour in line for Test debut as Schmidt tweaks pack for Italy

Ireland head coach makes four changes for second game of the Six Nations campaign.

# devin-toner - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Conan and Toner set to start for Ireland with Larmour on the bench

Joe Schmidt could make a number of changes up front for the Six Nations clash with Italy.

# devin-toner - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Toner willing to welcome Ryan competition with open arms

The unflappable second row took his bench role on the chin, but is ready to wrestle his place back starting against Italy this weekend.

# devin-toner - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Toner locked out again and more talking points from Ireland's XV to kick off Six Nations

Luke McGrath and Fergus McFadden have benefitted from Leinster’s imperious form to earn a place among the replacements.

# devin-toner - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Leinster's 'brothers' look to dig in for each other without the ball

Leo Cullen’s side have produced several compelling defensive passages in recent times.

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