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#Mick Kearney

# mick-kearney - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'There's literally police patrolling the streets... Rugby is irrelevant at this point'

Irish players Ian Nagle and Mick Kearney were lucky to get out of Italy before the lockdown.

# mick-kearney - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

'I would consider it an absolute privilege. I've never come across anybody like Joe'

Mick Kearney was an integral part of Joe Schmidt’s management team for three years.

# mick-kearney - Sunday 14 July, 2019

'In my head, I'd finish my career at Leinster but you've to do what's best for you'

The opportunity to start a new chapter in Italy and play more rugby was one too good to turn down for Mick Kearney.

# mick-kearney - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Mick Kearney: Irish rugby team want a motivational speech from Conor McGregor

Usain Bolt, Rory McIlroy, Barry McGuigan, Niall Quinn and Sonia O’Sullivan have spoken to the squad in the past.

# mick-kearney - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

'A great player and fully deserving' - Heaslip backed for World Rugby Player of the Year nod

Having made his senior international debut 10 years ago, the Leinster star has gone on to become a mainstay of the Irish team.

# mick-kearney - Monday 7 November, 2016

'He's fine' - Sexton given the all-clear as Jackson returns

Ireland team manager Mick Kearney was speaking today as Ireland settled back into Carton House.

# mick-kearney - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Ex-Connacht lock Kearney warns Westerners they won't have a monopoly on hunger

Far from having a foot in both camps, Mick Kearney says it’s ‘radio silence’ with his old team-mates before Saturday’s Pro12 final.

# mick-kearney - Friday 25 March, 2016

'There’s a huge F You attitude': Leinster lock braced for 'vicious' encounter with former club Connacht

After four years west of the Shannon, Mick Kearney knows what Leinster can expect at the Sportsground.

# mick-kearney - Friday 19 February, 2016

Conan back from injury and Kearney handed debut as Leinster make 8 changes for Cardiff trip

All change for Leo Cullen’s men from the side that thrashed Zebre last weekend.

# mick-kearney - Monday 7 September, 2015

Shoulder issue prevents D'Arcy's return after RWC omission, say Leinster

Leo Cullen says the 35-year-old is contracted until the end of October.

# mick-kearney - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Leinster have confirmed the signing of Connacht lock Mick Kearney

Clontarf FC pair Ian Hirst and Royce Burke-Flynn have also been contracted for next season.

# mick-kearney - Monday 16 March, 2015

Ireland players 'fearful' as Schmidt ponders changes for Scotland trip

Ireland have reported a clean bill of health following their disappointing defeat in Cardiff.

# mick-kearney - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Heaslip remains with Ireland squad as preparations for England intensify

Munster’s Billy Holland and Roger Wilson have joined up with Joe Schmidt’s group this week.

# mick-kearney - Monday 10 March, 2014

Ireland resist the temptation to bring back Bowe for France clash

The Ulster wing will not be involved in the decisive final round fixture of the Six Nations.

# mick-kearney - Monday 3 March, 2014

Ireland remain optimistic that Jonny Sexton will be available for Italy

Meanwhile, there have been updates on the injury problems for Peter O’Mahony, Luke Marshall and a host of others.

# mick-kearney - Saturday 1 March, 2014

'Angry' Connacht restoring pride after Saracens hammering says Mick Kearney

The Dublin-born lock is aiming to help the western province to a third victory on the spin.

# mick-kearney - Monday 17 February, 2014

Bowe and Fitzgerald ‘extremely close’ but not close enough for Ireland

Irish team manager Mick Kearney revealed that Robin Coepland was not included in the 33-man squad as he was unlikely to feature in the matchday 23.

# mick-kearney - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Brian O'Driscoll ready to 'empty the tank' as Ireland report clean bill of health

The legendary centre is focused on his final international campaign while Tommy Bowe and Donnacha Ryan need to prove their fitness.

# mick-kearney - Sunday 22 December, 2013

'I'd love to play for my country' declares Grenoble scrum-half James Hart

The goal-kicking scrumhalf is French qualified, but is keen to get into a green jersey.

# mick-kearney - Monday 11 November, 2013

Fitzgerald and Jennings called up as Ireland rule out Earls and Henry

Jonathan Sexton is available for weekend selection as are Paul O’Connell and Sean O’Brien.

# mick-kearney - Monday 4 November, 2013

Sexton in line for Samoan start as Schmidt eyes 'three cup final' wins

Ireland are expected to hold some heavy-hitters in reserve for the upcoming visits of Australia and New Zealand.

# mick-kearney - Friday 12 April, 2013

Henshaw scores first-ever try, as Connacht win in Edinburgh

The Irish side secured an impressive victory, despite twice being reduced to 14 men.

# mick-kearney - Thursday 7 March, 2013

No set number of misses before Jackson loses kicking privileges

Ireland team manager Mick Kearney is hopeful that the Ulster outhalf can bring his practice form to Saturday’s match.

# mick-kearney - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Double blow as Sexton, McCarthy ruled out of Ireland's trip to Scotland

Team manager Mick Kearney confirmed the injury news at a press briefing this afternoon.

# mick-kearney - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Connacht change 3 for Dragons trip

Connacht captain Gavin Duffy makes his first start in almost two months against the Newport Gwent Dragons tomorrow evening.

# mick-kearney - Monday 18 June, 2012

Dan Tuohy: Ireland will go out with all guns blazing against the All Blacks

The Ulster lock believes Chris Henry, his provincial colleague, would ‘do the job’ if he is selected to replace Jamie Heaslip in the back row.

# mick-kearney - Monday 11 June, 2012

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Summer Tour Diary: Kiwi press believe Irish 'mob' are ripe for crushing

New Zealanders expect some bite and struggle from their prey while Euro 2012 woes do little to lift team morale.

Here comes the cavalry: Duffy in the air as Earls' tour hangs in the balance

The Connacht full-back is jetting to Christchurch while Paddy McAllister and Tony Buckley are keeping their phones charged and ready.

# mick-kearney - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Stephen Ferris ruled out of Ireland tour to New Zealand

Kevin McLaughlin of Leinster has been called in as flanker as a calf strain rules out the Ulster talisman.

# mick-kearney - Friday 30 December, 2011

Nacewa back in starting XV for Leinster's trip west

Both Connacht and Leinster have named their sides for tomorrow’s meeting in Galway.