# Devin Toner

This year
'You don’t miss the training, the nerves building up to a game'
Devin Toner will put his boots on again next week for the Ireland Legends.
Last year
'It doesn’t happen very often that people get a fairytale ending when it comes to rugby'
Devin Toner wants to bow out of professional rugby with a bang.
'I'm excited for what's going to happen. There's obviously a bit of fear as well'
Devin Toner is looking forward to life post-rugby after announcing his decision to retire at the end of the season.
Leinster to take patient approach in managing James Ryan's return from latest head injury
The lock is set for some time out after suffering a concussion during Ireland’s Six Nations win over England.
Leinster's most-capped player Devin Toner to retire at the end of the season
The second row will depart with four Heineken Cup titles, a Challenge Cup title and seven league titles.
'There's nothing quite like it': Come to our live rugby show as Ireland chase championship glory
Ireland greats Devin Toner and Lindsay Peat will join our all-star panel to record the latest episode of The Front Row in partnership with Guinness.
Join our live rugby show in The Camden with special guests Devin Toner and Lindsay Peat
Comedian Seán Burke, Murray Kinsella and Eimear Considine make up the panel for a bumper edition of The Front Row in partnership with Guinness.
All time
'You do miss it when you're watching it, but then I do like having free weekends as well'
Devin Toner says he’s caught in two minds during international weekends in which he’s not involved with Ireland.
'There was a stage where I was thinking I was not going to be coming back'
Devin Toner thought his time at Leinster was coming to an end before he agreed a new contract.
‘This just shows we can win ugly – we can win an arm wrestle’
Man of the match Jack Conan paid tribute to Leinster’s squad as they win a fourth straight Pro14 title.
'Nobody here expected Devin to go off and be what he has become'
As a young man, Devin Toner never quite appeared destined for sporting greatness.
Devin Toner set to become Leinster's most capped player of all-time
The 34-year-old is currently level with Gordon D’Arcy.
Dev strikes the right Tone as he equals D'Arcy's appearance record
The Leinster lock will make his 261st appearance for his home province this evening.
Toner to equal Leinster's all-time appearance record as Cullen names team for Ospreys
Head coach Leo Cullen has opted for a number of new combinations in his team.
Toner 'at peace' if Ireland's call doesn't come again
‘If someone gets injured, would you pick the 34-year-old who has 70 caps or give the young guy a chance?’
250-cap lock Devin Toner continues to 'nurture' Leinster's young guns
The 34-year-old remains a key part of the set-up alongside fellow veteran Scott Fardy.
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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
Toner and Ringrose ruled out of Ireland's clash with Scotland
Scrum coach Greg Feek hopes to have Keith Earls fit for Murrayfield.
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.
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.