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#Kieran Marmion

# kieran-marmion - Friday 22 October, 2021

Marmion praises Doak's progression but warns him to expect tough exam at Aviva
# Master And Apprentice
# Master And Apprentice

Marmion praises Doak's progression but warns him to expect tough exam at Aviva

Updated Fri 8:47 AM 14,118 Views 14 Comments

The two rivals could come face to face at the Aviva this Saturday.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 18 December, 2020

Connacht's young guns make impact and 'there's definitely more to come'
# Prospects
# Prospects

Connacht's young guns make impact and 'there's definitely more to come'

Dec 18th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,525 Views 5 Comments

The likes of Jordan Duggan, Jack Aungier, Sean Masterson, and Cian Prendergast took their chances.

# kieran-marmion - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

'Conor Murray's pass is the best pass in Ireland' - Brian O'Driscoll
# 9
# 9

'Conor Murray's pass is the best pass in Ireland' - Brian O'Driscoll

Oct 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 12,071 Views 17 Comments

The former Ireland captain believes some criticism of the scrum-half has been unwarranted.

# kieran-marmion - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

'It's one of our targets' - Friend hoping for strong Connacht crop in Ireland squad
# In The Mix
# In The Mix

'It's one of our targets' - Friend hoping for strong Connacht crop in Ireland squad

Oct 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,189 Views 5 Comments

Kieran Marmion and Jack Carty will hope to be back in the international fold.

# kieran-marmion - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'He's got genuine belief, Bundee. That's something other players feed off'
# Talisman
# Talisman

'He's got genuine belief, Bundee. That's something other players feed off'

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:15 PM 10,990 Views 5 Comments

Connacht boss Andy Friend was pleased with how his side sorted out their discipline against Glasgow.

# kieran-marmion - Sunday 23 August, 2020

'You know he's a competitor, but this is a new level for Kieran'
# Mighty Marms
# Mighty Marms

'You know he's a competitor, but this is a new level for Kieran'

Aug 23rd 2020, 8:50 PM 11,172 Views 42 Comments

The first half of Kieran Marmion’s season was an emotional rollercoaster, but he looks like a player in his prime after the summer break.

# kieran-marmion - Sunday 19 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 19th 2020, 7:15 AM 4,598 Views 4 Comments

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

# kieran-marmion - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Marmion returns ahead of Connacht's final Champions Cup game, Fitzgerald ruled out for rest of the season
# Updates
# Updates

Marmion returns ahead of Connacht's final Champions Cup game, Fitzgerald ruled out for rest of the season

Jan 14th 2020, 5:16 PM 8,570 Views 3 Comments

Head coach Andy Friend says the scrum-half is in back in full training before their showdown with Montpellier.

# kieran-marmion - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Connacht boosted as Ireland scrum-half Marmion commits future to the province
# Extension
# Extension

Connacht boosted as Ireland scrum-half Marmion commits future to the province

Nov 19th 2019, 5:00 PM 19,278 Views 40 Comments

The 27-year-old has played more than 160 times for Connacht since his debut in 2011.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Marmion out for 3-4 weeks as depleted Connacht prepare for Montpellier
# Injury Crisis
# Injury Crisis

Marmion out for 3-4 weeks as depleted Connacht prepare for Montpellier

Nov 14th 2019, 6:40 AM 5,736 Views 10 Comments

The return of Ultan Dillane is a welcome boost for Andy Friend.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Marmion 'is very aware that we would like him to stay,' says Friend
# Home Comforts
# Home Comforts

Marmion 'is very aware that we would like him to stay,' says Friend

Nov 7th 2019, 9:38 AM 6,909 Views 0 Comments

The Connacht 9 was reportedly a target of Saracens last week, but their salary cap sanction will force a re-think of all their recruitment.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 25 October, 2019

Kieran Marmion back in starting role as Connacht welcome unbeaten Cheetahs
# Marmite
# Marmite

Kieran Marmion back in starting role as Connacht welcome unbeaten Cheetahs

Oct 25th 2019, 12:20 PM 6,882 Views 13 Comments

The international scrum-half has forced Caolin Blade onto the bench for the first time this season.

# kieran-marmion - Monday 2 September, 2019

Schmidt deviates from the presumed plan with World Cup surprises
# Debate
# Debate

Schmidt deviates from the presumed plan with World Cup surprises

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:00 PM 21,060 Views 32 Comments

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

McGrath tenacity earns him the call over Marmion's past Test triumphs
# 9 Problems
# 9 Problems

McGrath tenacity earns him the call over Marmion's past Test triumphs

Sep 2nd 2019, 4:09 PM 11,922 Views 48 Comments

The Connacht man had stepped up to deliver on some of the most impressive Irish performances in recent years.

# kieran-marmion - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Marmion ready to run with Ireland after stint on the sidelines
# Recharged
# Recharged

Marmion ready to run with Ireland after stint on the sidelines

Mar 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,236 Views 9 Comments

The Connacht scrum-half required surgery on his ankle after helping Ireland beat the All Blacks in November.

# kieran-marmion - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Marmion misses out on Ireland's Italy trip but set for 150th Connacht game
# Experience
# Experience

Marmion misses out on Ireland's Italy trip but set for 150th Connacht game

Feb 20th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,904 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, the province feel Jack Carty is ready for a possible Ireland debut.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 15 February, 2019

Marmion on the bench as Connacht get international injection for Cheetahs clash
# Go West
# Go West

Marmion on the bench as Connacht get international injection for Cheetahs clash

Feb 15th 2019, 12:29 PM 6,402 Views 13 Comments

Dillane, Blade, Carty and Farrell all start for Connacht on Saturday evening.

# kieran-marmion - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Marmion set for Connacht return ahead of Ireland's trip to Italy
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

Marmion set for Connacht return ahead of Ireland's trip to Italy

Feb 13th 2019, 6:56 AM 7,061 Views 29 Comments

Marmion has shaken off the ankle injury which has hampered him through the early portion of the season.

# kieran-marmion - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Marmion hitting the right markers on comeback trail from ankle surgery
# On Track
# On Track

Marmion hitting the right markers on comeback trail from ankle surgery

Jan 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 4,792 Views 8 Comments

The Connacht scrum-half hopes to return in the coming weeks ahead of the Six Nations.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 11 January, 2019

Friend confident scrum-half Marmion will be fit for Ireland's Six Nations defence
# Making Progress
# Making Progress

Friend confident scrum-half Marmion will be fit for Ireland's Six Nations defence

Jan 11th 2019, 6:00 AM 3,295 Views 4 Comments

The Connacht nine had ankle surgery in November, but has stepped up his recovery in recent weeks.

# kieran-marmion - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 21st 2018, 8:52 AM 11,777 Views 18 Comments

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

# kieran-marmion - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Setback for Marmion as Ireland scrum-half ruled out for three months due to injury
# Treatment Table
# Treatment Table

Setback for Marmion as Ireland scrum-half ruled out for three months due to injury

Nov 20th 2018, 11:51 AM 33,431 Views 54 Comments

The Connacht player still managed to star in the win over New Zealand.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 16 November, 2018

'I know he can’t wait to get out there and have a shot at these guys'
# Bundee Ball
# Bundee Ball

'I know he can’t wait to get out there and have a shot at these guys'

Nov 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 6,848 Views 7 Comments

Kieran Marmion knows his room-mate and Connacht team-mate Bundee Aki will relish the challenge of the All Blacks on Saturday.

# kieran-marmion - Sunday 11 November, 2018

'Hopefully I've put my hand up but that's for Joe and the coaches to decide'
# Audition
# Audition

'Hopefully I've put my hand up but that's for Joe and the coaches to decide'

Nov 11th 2018, 7:15 AM 19,502 Views 72 Comments

Kieran Marmion hopes he gets the chance to start against the All Blacks next weekend.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Marmion back from injury as fully-loaded Connacht go to Ospreys
# Team-sheets
# Team-sheets

Marmion back from injury as fully-loaded Connacht go to Ospreys

Oct 25th 2018, 12:39 PM 4,324 Views 5 Comments

The scrum-half has shaken off an ankle injury for the crucial Conference A clash.

# kieran-marmion - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Good news for Marmion, but Connacht's Ronaldson dealt cruel injury setback
# Mixed News
# Mixed News

Good news for Marmion, but Connacht's Ronaldson dealt cruel injury setback

Oct 24th 2018, 1:00 AM 5,658 Views 7 Comments

Out-half Ronaldson is facing an extended period on the sideline as he undergoes knee surgery.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Marmion keen to progress as Cooney and McGrath push for Ireland spots
# 9
# 9

Marmion keen to progress as Cooney and McGrath push for Ireland spots

Sep 13th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,832 Views 20 Comments

The 26-year-old Connacht scrum-half made his first appearance of the season against Zebre last weekend.

# kieran-marmion - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Marmion demands a return to 2016 standard from Connacht players
# Sharpness
# Sharpness

Marmion demands a return to 2016 standard from Connacht players

May 6th 2018, 7:15 AM 3,811 Views 0 Comments

The scrum-half is frustrated at the inconsistencies in Connacht’s performances through the season, and says the players shoulder the burden for that.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Contract boost for Connacht as Ireland international Marmion signs new two-year deal
# Pen To Paper
# Pen To Paper

Contract boost for Connacht as Ireland international Marmion signs new two-year deal

Dec 14th 2017, 11:35 AM 4,505 Views 13 Comments

The 25-year-old will remain in Galway until the 2019 World Cup.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Marmion ready to bring energy and more from the start for Ireland
# Half Measures
# Half Measures

Marmion ready to bring energy and more from the start for Ireland

Nov 16th 2017, 6:54 AM 9,346 Views 26 Comments

The Connacht man has started just four times at international level, but has impressed Schmidt throughout this year.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Matt Healy among the Connacht big guns to return for Ulster battle
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Matt Healy among the Connacht big guns to return for Ulster battle

Oct 5th 2017, 12:40 PM 5,956 Views 10 Comments

Kieran Marmion is set to make his 100th Championship appearance for the province while captain John Muldoon is also named to start.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 21 July, 2017

'We need a few big performances under the new coach to hit the ground running'
# Fast Start
# Fast Start

'We need a few big performances under the new coach to hit the ground running'

Jul 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 6,601 Views 1 Comment

Connacht scrum-half Kieran Marmion on a new era out west.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 20 July, 2017

'The same teams have been in the league for a good few years': Marmion welcomes Pro12 expansion
# Change Is Good
# Change Is Good

'The same teams have been in the league for a good few years': Marmion welcomes Pro12 expansion

Jul 20th 2017, 4:17 PM 3,900 Views 7 Comments

South African franchises the Cheetahs and Southern Kings are expected to be added to the league for this season.

# kieran-marmion - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Four years on from passenger's role in North America, Marmion intent on putting his stamp on tour
# State Of Mind
# State Of Mind

Four years on from passenger's role in North America, Marmion intent on putting his stamp on tour

Jun 6th 2017, 6:15 AM 6,490 Views 3 Comments

The Connacht scrum-half jokes that meeting JJ Watt was one the highlights of the last tour to the US as he was left out of both matchday squads.

# kieran-marmion - Friday 28 April, 2017

Kieran Marmion explains how his Ireland and Connacht roles are different
# Nine
# Nine

Kieran Marmion explains how his Ireland and Connacht roles are different

Apr 28th 2017, 6:55 AM 9,593 Views 9 Comments

Passing, sniping, kicking, defending and organising are all key parts of playing at nine.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Marmion and O'Halloran return as Lam makes seven changes for Connacht
# Boost
# Boost

Marmion and O'Halloran return as Lam makes seven changes for Connacht

Apr 6th 2017, 12:21 PM 5,365 Views 1 Comment

The western province are looking to bounce back from defeat to Zebre against Edinburgh.

# kieran-marmion - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Pat Lam thrilled to see Marmion stop being 'stunt double' to slip into starting role for Ireland
# Persistence
# Persistence

Pat Lam thrilled to see Marmion stop being 'stunt double' to slip into starting role for Ireland

Mar 23rd 2017, 6:21 AM 5,561 Views 14 Comments

‘When Conor has had niggles, Kieran has done all the training. But that gives him confidence.’

# kieran-marmion - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Dillane's season over as Connacht suffer Healy and Fox-Matamua blows
# Injuries
# Injuries

Dillane's season over as Connacht suffer Healy and Fox-Matamua blows

Mar 21st 2017, 2:00 PM 7,550 Views 8 Comments

Pat Lam can at least welcome back Ireland international Kieran Marmion this week.

# kieran-marmion - Monday 20 March, 2017

Ireland's Marmion comfortable under 'verbal pressure' from England
# In Your Face
# In Your Face

Ireland's Marmion comfortable under 'verbal pressure' from England

Mar 20th 2017, 1:01 AM 17,832 Views 13 Comments

The 25-year-old was composed on his second Test start for Joe Schmidt’s side.

# kieran-marmion - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'It's his day, it's something he deserves': Best backs Connacht's Marmion to fill Murray's boots
# Cloud Nine
# Cloud Nine

'It's his day, it's something he deserves': Best backs Connacht's Marmion to fill Murray's boots

Mar 18th 2017, 1:03 PM 4,338 Views 2 Comments

The 25-year-old makes his first Six Nations start later.

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