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# homegrown - Monday 29 April, 2019

'Just a country boy from Glarryford': Marcus Rea poured his all into Ulster debut Homegrown This post contains videos

'Just a country boy from Glarryford': Marcus Rea poured his all into Ulster debut

The 21-year-old was the surprise hero of Ulster’s win over Leinster.

# homegrown - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

It's 20 years to the day since a Premier League club last selected an all-English XI

Aston Villa fielded an all-English side against Coventry City in 1999, and it hasn’t happened since.

# homegrown - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Brexit plan would see Premier League clubs restricted to signing less foreign players

The FA has reportedly put forward a proposal that would ensure each squad is made up of at least half ‘homegrown’ players.

# homegrown - Saturday 12 November, 2016

‘I didn't want to feel inferior’ – Joe Gamble on being the last domestic player to play for Ireland

Tonight, Dundalk duo Andy Boyle and Daryl Horgan could join a select group of players to represent the national team while playing in the League of Ireland.

# homegrown - Monday 7 November, 2016

Dundalk duo Horgan and Boyle make the cut as Ireland squad meets up in Dublin

The two Lilywhites stars will link up with the rest of the group ahead of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier in Vienna, but James McCarthy is out.

# homegrown - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Top 14 returns as Jackman's Grenoble look to homegrown future

The Irishman is now director of rugby at the French club.

# homegrown - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Midfield playmaker Scannell a bright prospect for Munster's future

The 22-year-old Corkman has had an excellent breakthrough season.

# homegrown - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Munster are set to hand Anthony Foley a one-year contract extension

The former number eight looks likely to be head coach of the province again next season.

# homegrown - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

There'll be no repeat of Seanie Johnston transfer saga under Cian O'Neill's watch

However, the new Kildare boss has not ruled out drafting in non-native players.

# homegrown - Monday 14 December, 2015

Two talented backs from Galway get two-year deals at Connacht

The western province continue to underline the importance of homegrown talent.

# homegrown - Thursday 12 November, 2015

'To line up alongside Gordon D'Arcy and Brian O'Driscoll was unbelievable'

Brendan Macken has settled into life at Wasps after leaving home province Leinster.

# homegrown - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Martin O'Neill planning to 'keep an eye' on one of the LOI's top full-backs

Stuey Byrne might get his wish after all.

# homegrown - Sunday 12 April, 2015

From Why this man is building a million euro centre for homegrown food in Waterford Earth Mover

Why this man is building a million euro centre for homegrown food in Waterford

There is too much “food apathy” out there – but Michael Kelly wants to change that.

# homegrown - Friday 3 April, 2015

Connacht's 'grassroots to green shirts' mantra driving improvement

Experienced forward Andrew Browne explains the motivational power of playing for his home province

# homegrown - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

22-year-old Conan learning the ropes from Heaslip at Leinster

The powerful number eight credits his swift rise to formative years with Old Belvedere in the AIL.

# homegrown - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Ballymena man Andrew Warwick making powerful impression at Ulster

The 23-year-old loosehead prop made his European debut for the province last weekend in Leicester.

# homegrown - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Barry Murphy and Richie Towell are alongside Messi on the new FIFA 15 cover

You would understand if Leo was a little star-struck.

# homegrown - Monday 30 June, 2014

Too many foreign players in the Top 14? 'Bullsh*t' says Boudjellal

The Toulon president feels the French national team’s problems are due to the lack of a game plan.

# homegrown - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

More quality Irish coaches available than ever before, says Munster CEO Fitzgerald

The southern province’s chief also insists ‘it was never policy’ to recruit an entirely Irish coaching ticket.

# homegrown - Friday 3 January, 2014

5 reasons to look forward to this weekend's Pro12 inter-pros

With Ulster v Munster tonight and Connacht v Leinster tomorrow, it should be a cracking weekend of action.

# homegrown - Friday 8 November, 2013

Meet the Kilbrittain man plotting Ireland's downfall against Samoa

Cork man Micheal Deasy is the strength and conditioning coach for Saturday’s visitors to the Aviva Stadium.

# homegrown - Friday 4 October, 2013

SNAPSHOT: Irish provinces lead the way for home-qualified players

Leinster and Munster have fielded high percentages of Irish players in recent weeks.

# homegrown - Monday 12 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Last night's Love/Hate... in diggers, kegs and tweets Love/Hate

Last night's Love/Hate... in diggers, kegs and tweets

Did you watch last night? Are you still a bit shook? (Minor Spoiler Alert)

# homegrown - Friday 9 November, 2012

Stevens set for baptism of fire in first Premier League start

The former Shamrock Rovers full-back could be thrown into the deep end against Manchester United at Villa Park tomorrow.

# homegrown - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

From Irish-grown cannabis more potent than imported variety - report Cannabis

Irish-grown cannabis more potent than imported variety - report

The National Advisory Committee on Drugs also warned of the surge in cannabis cultivation in Ireland.

# homegrown - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Garcia dedicates home win in memory of Ballesteros

The Spaniard won the Castelló Masters by an incredible 11 shots, ending an almost three-year winless in the process.