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#Keith Earls

# keith-earls - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Munster must be ruthless in Europe - Foley
# Missed Opportunity
# Missed Opportunity

Munster must be ruthless in Europe - Foley

Dec 20th 2015, 8:58 PM 8,839 Views 14 Comments

“We thought we should have won last week and we’ll probably go away from this (game).”

# keith-earls - Friday 27 November, 2015

Earls and Saili in midfield as Munster change 6 for Connacht derby
# Derby Day
# Derby Day

Earls and Saili in midfield as Munster change 6 for Connacht derby

Nov 27th 2015, 12:55 PM 11,505 Views 37 Comments

It’s first v second at Thomond Park tomorrow evening.

# keith-earls - Friday 20 November, 2015

'Tackle technique nearly cost me a World Cup' - Keith Earls
# Fractured
# Fractured

'Tackle technique nearly cost me a World Cup' - Keith Earls

Nov 20th 2015, 1:13 PM 26,072 Views 22 Comments

The Munster wing says he fractured his jaw in the build-up to the global tournament.

# keith-earls - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

'JJ Hanrahan left because JJ Hanrahan wanted to leave' - Munster's Foley
# Contracts
# Contracts

'JJ Hanrahan left because JJ Hanrahan wanted to leave' - Munster's Foley

Nov 18th 2015, 6:15 AM 18,081 Views 31 Comments

The likes of Simon Zebo, Conor Murray and Keith Earls are out of contract next summer.

# keith-earls - Friday 13 November, 2015

Earls ready to roll as Munster make five changes for Treviso visit
# Euro Vision
# Euro Vision

Earls ready to roll as Munster make five changes for Treviso visit

Nov 13th 2015, 1:10 PM 10,026 Views 31 Comments

Over 17,000 tickets have been sold for tomorrow’s Champions Cup clash.

# keith-earls - Friday 6 November, 2015

Conor Murray and Keith Earls are back in the red of Munster tomorrow evening
# Welcome Home
# Welcome Home

Conor Murray and Keith Earls are back in the red of Munster tomorrow evening

Nov 6th 2015, 12:26 PM 8,983 Views 35 Comments

Anthony Foley makes eight changes for the Pro12 trip to Edinburgh.

# keith-earls - Monday 19 October, 2015

'I looked up at the clock and couldn't believe there was only 12 minutes gone'
# Millennium Meltdown
# Millennium Meltdown

'I looked up at the clock and couldn't believe there was only 12 minutes gone'

Oct 19th 2015, 3:11 PM 34,602 Views 86 Comments

Keith Earls stopped to talk about the ‘bizarre’ opening period that ended up deciding yesterday’s World Cup quarter-final.

# keith-earls - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

'I refuse to let my family tell me what people are saying about me back home'
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

'I refuse to let my family tell me what people are saying about me back home'

Oct 14th 2015, 7:01 PM 18,704 Views 12 Comments

The back is in upbeat form ahead of Ireland’s pivotal clash with Argentina.

Ireland 'quietly confident' as Sexton gets up and running
# Jogging Johnny
# Jogging Johnny

Ireland 'quietly confident' as Sexton gets up and running

Oct 14th 2015, 3:15 PM 27,905 Views 38 Comments

However, Keith Earls sat out today’s session and will have to prove his fitness on Friday.

# keith-earls - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Check out the highlights from Ireland's incredible victory against France
# Relive The Drama
# Relive The Drama

Check out the highlights from Ireland's incredible victory against France

Oct 11th 2015, 8:37 PM 10,266 Views 9 Comments

Relive the drama again and again and again…

# keith-earls - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Schmidt backing 'really strong' Earls to stop Bastareaud in his tracks
# The Big Strong Man
# The Big Strong Man

Schmidt backing 'really strong' Earls to stop Bastareaud in his tracks

Oct 10th 2015, 7:15 AM 6,545 Views 9 Comments

Schmidt says Earls has shown just how physical he can be.

# keith-earls - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Schmidt: Henshaw will take a little time to find his feet at the World Cup
# A Star Unleashed
# A Star Unleashed

Schmidt: Henshaw will take a little time to find his feet at the World Cup

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:00 AM 4,679 Views 9 Comments

Schmidt says it’s not ideal that Jared Payne is injured this weekend.

# keith-earls - Friday 2 October, 2015

'Defensively he's been very, very sound for us' - Schmidt on Keith Earls
# Outside Centre
# Outside Centre

'Defensively he's been very, very sound for us' - Schmidt on Keith Earls

Oct 2nd 2015, 3:11 PM 7,611 Views 16 Comments

The Munster man takes over in the 13 shirt for Sunday’s game against Italy.

# keith-earls - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Ireland v Italy: 3 times the sides have memorably clashed
# Memory Lane
# Memory Lane

Ireland v Italy: 3 times the sides have memorably clashed

Oct 1st 2015, 12:37 PM 6,057 Views 9 Comments

This is the 25th meeting between the sides – and there have been a few classics.

# keith-earls - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Options options everywhere, but who should play alongside Robbie Henshaw?
# Last But Not Least
# Last But Not Least

Options options everywhere, but who should play alongside Robbie Henshaw?

Sep 30th 2015, 3:29 PM 9,717 Views 34 Comments

A bruised foot for Jared Payne may force Joe Schmidt to look to a new partner for the Connacht star this weekend.

Keith Earls on not 'trying to be like other players,' preparing for Italy and rooming with Paulie
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Keith Earls on not 'trying to be like other players,' preparing for Italy and rooming with Paulie

Sep 30th 2015, 6:00 AM 8,456 Views 31 Comments

The in-form winger is in a good place at the moment.

# keith-earls - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

That's just showing off! Cian Healy deadlifted 220kg+ for the cameras in training today
# The Lads Are Lifting
# The Lads Are Lifting

That's just showing off! Cian Healy deadlifted 220kg+ for the cameras in training today

Sep 29th 2015, 3:24 PM 48,482 Views 52 Comments

The Irish squad were at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford today.

Scan brings good news for Kearney as Earls is cleared to face Italy
# Back
# Back

Scan brings good news for Kearney as Earls is cleared to face Italy

Sep 29th 2015, 2:05 PM 9,950 Views 22 Comments

Last night’s MRI showed only a minor strain so he will join Robbie Henshaw and Keith Earls in contention for this weekend’s squad.

# keith-earls - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Peter Stringer: Keith Earls is a wise head at 27, and it's a product of his environment
# Column
# Column

Peter Stringer: Keith Earls is a wise head at 27, and it's a product of his environment

Sep 27th 2015, 9:20 PM 28,781 Views 46 Comments

Our columnist Peter Stringer says Earls has benefited from being taken under Paul O’Connell’s wing.

Is this disallowed Simon Zebo effort the greatest try that Ireland never scored?
# Liquid Rugby
# Liquid Rugby

Is this disallowed Simon Zebo effort the greatest try that Ireland never scored?

Sep 27th 2015, 8:09 PM 18,000 Views 17 Comments

Could they not have let this one stand?

'You dream about it as a young lad' - Keith Earls thrilled after 'phenomenal' day
# Dream Come True
# Dream Come True

'You dream about it as a young lad' - Keith Earls thrilled after 'phenomenal' day

Sep 27th 2015, 7:46 PM 6,886 Views 19 Comments

The winger says ‘ Zeebs and Redzer’ made him look good.

Keith Earls stakes his claim as Ireland cruise past Romania
# Job Done
# Job Done

Keith Earls stakes his claim as Ireland cruise past Romania

Sep 27th 2015, 6:49 PM 17,893 Views 43 Comments

Keith Earls sparkled in London while Tommy Bowe hit back at his critics.

# keith-earls - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland at the rucks in their World Cup opener?
# Breaking It Down
# Breaking It Down

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland at the rucks in their World Cup opener?

Sep 23rd 2015, 9:30 PM 20,778 Views 15 Comments

Keith Earls was impressive post-tackle for Ireland against Canada.

# keith-earls - Friday 18 September, 2015

'It's like the start of my career again' - Earls excited for RWC stage
# Good Habits
# Good Habits

'It's like the start of my career again' - Earls excited for RWC stage

Sep 18th 2015, 7:34 PM 6,558 Views 23 Comments

The Limerick man starts on Ireland’s left wing against Canada tomorrow at the World Cup.

# keith-earls - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Earls set for concussion protocols as Schmidt makes positive report
# Head Injury
# Head Injury

Earls set for concussion protocols as Schmidt makes positive report

Aug 29th 2015, 6:23 PM 8,755 Views 2 Comments

The Munster wing was stretchered off after lying motionless for some minutes.

Concern for Earls as Schmidt's Ireland come up short against Wales
# Work To Do
# Work To Do

Concern for Earls as Schmidt's Ireland come up short against Wales

Aug 29th 2015, 4:33 PM 30,490 Views 99 Comments

Ireland were beaten by a physical, ferocious Welsh defence as Luke Fitzgerald was also injured.

# keith-earls - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Who are you backing as top try scorer at the Rugby World Cup?
# Easy Money
# Easy Money

Who are you backing as top try scorer at the Rugby World Cup?

Aug 19th 2015, 1:58 PM 11,628 Views 43 Comments

Julian Savea of New Zealand is the hot favourite in this field.

# keith-earls - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Analysis: Keith Earls looked sharp in Ireland's 13 shirt against Wales
# Pace Merchant
# Pace Merchant

Analysis: Keith Earls looked sharp in Ireland's 13 shirt against Wales

Aug 9th 2015, 9:18 PM 17,998 Views 50 Comments

The Munster man made his return to the international game after a break of more than two years.

'They're not great conversations to have' - Schmidt prepares to cut 7 Irish players
# Tough Calls
# Tough Calls

'They're not great conversations to have' - Schmidt prepares to cut 7 Irish players

Aug 9th 2015, 12:04 PM 32,782 Views 38 Comments

“I think there’s some guys who put their hands up,” he added, after yesterday’s defeat of Wales.

# keith-earls - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Keith Earls nonchalantly proves he's still got it off the kicking tee
# Penaltyforautism
# Penaltyforautism

Keith Earls nonchalantly proves he's still got it off the kicking tee

Jul 29th 2015, 2:08 PM 9,259 Views 14 Comments

The former St Munchin’s man is kicking like it’s 2006.

# keith-earls - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Wing competition heats up for Trimble ahead of Ireland's RWC warm-ups
# Wide Men
# Wide Men

Wing competition heats up for Trimble ahead of Ireland's RWC warm-ups

Jul 9th 2015, 6:30 AM 5,194 Views 14 Comments

The 2014 Six Nations winner is back in the mix for Joe Schmidt’s final 31-man squad.

# keith-earls - Saturday 11 April, 2015

5 players Joe Schmidt will be keeping a close eye on in the Pro12
# Auditions
# Auditions

5 players Joe Schmidt will be keeping a close eye on in the Pro12

Apr 11th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,091 Views 48 Comments

We’ve picked out two Leinster players and one each from Munster, Ulster and Connacht.

# keith-earls - Sunday 1 March, 2015

You won't see a better piece of skill this weekend than Keith Earls' Zebo-esque flick
# Showboat
# Showboat

You won't see a better piece of skill this weekend than Keith Earls' Zebo-esque flick

Mar 1st 2015, 11:49 AM 8,818 Views 12 Comments

It was a risky move but it paid off for Earls nicely.

# keith-earls - Thursday 19 February, 2015

'It's like studying, something I didn't do in school' -  Schmidt's homework keeps players busy
# Revision
# Revision

'It's like studying, something I didn't do in school' - Schmidt's homework keeps players busy

Feb 19th 2015, 11:18 AM 12,399 Views 23 Comments

Keith Earls says the level of analysis done by the squad is intense.

# keith-earls - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Earls excited for midfield challenge against England's Slammin' Sam
# Centre Showdown
# Centre Showdown

Earls excited for midfield challenge against England's Slammin' Sam

Jan 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 8,122 Views 18 Comments

The Munster man wears 13 for the Wolfhounds in tomorrow evening’s clash with the England Saxons.

# keith-earls - Monday 26 January, 2015

Earls shows class at 13 for Munster before 'precautionary' early exit
# X Factor
# X Factor

Earls shows class at 13 for Munster before 'precautionary' early exit

Jan 26th 2015, 8:15 AM 5,186 Views 23 Comments

The 27-year-old joined up with the Ireland squad last night, and Anthony Foley says his fitness is not a major concern.

# keith-earls - Sunday 25 January, 2015

5 talking points after Anthony Foley's Munster hammer Sale
# Nine Tries
# Nine Tries

5 talking points after Anthony Foley's Munster hammer Sale

Jan 25th 2015, 8:00 PM 35,209 Views 55 Comments

Keith Earls, Ireland hopefuls, Dineen’s display and a happy ending in Europe.

# keith-earls - Friday 23 January, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Fed's a shadow of himself, tragedy in Derry and all today's sport
# Friday
# Friday

We'll Leave It There So: Fed's a shadow of himself, tragedy in Derry and all today's sport

Jan 23rd 2015, 8:13 PM 13,338 Views 0 Comments

Other stories include Jamie Heaslip starting for Leinster this weekend and ITV ‘parting ways’ with Adrian Chiles.

# keith-earls - Thursday 22 January, 2015

The big guns are back: 5 talking points as Schmidt names extended 6 Nations squad
# Everybody Makes It
# Everybody Makes It

The big guns are back: 5 talking points as Schmidt names extended 6 Nations squad

Jan 22nd 2015, 9:30 PM 26,667 Views 43 Comments

Picking 46 men gave Schmidt a lot of flexibility to include guys recovering from long-term injury.

# keith-earls - Friday 9 January, 2015

Keith Earls and James Cronin on the bench for Munster trip to Zebre
# Team-sheets
# Team-sheets

Keith Earls and James Cronin on the bench for Munster trip to Zebre

Jan 9th 2015, 12:18 PM 4,701 Views 19 Comments

The province have named a potent backline with Conor Murray, Ian Keatley and JJ Hanrahan all involved.