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#Mike Ross

# mike-ross - Friday 8 February, 2019

'We're going out there to win and we will win. That's our attitude'

There’s a nice Laois flavour to the Ireland Women as they gear up for a huge clash in Scotland tonight.

# mike-ross - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Ross: England wanted it more, Ireland caught cold but better now than later

‘I’d rather that happen now than in a quarter-final of a World Cup,’ the former Ireland prop said.

# mike-ross - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

'At the start I was actually going into the scrum myself!': Ross making his impact felt

The performance of the scrum was one positive aspect of Ireland Women’s heavy Six Nations defeat to England on Friday.

# mike-ross - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'It was like I had a little Joe Schmidt on my right shoulder yelling at me': Mike Ross on his former gaffer

Former Ireland and Leinster prop Mike Ross was a guest on the latest episode of the Heineken Rugby Weekly.

# mike-ross - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Give us your questions for our rugby experts and win tickets to Ireland v Italy this weekend

We’ll be going through the phases in a Dublin city centre venue on Thursday.

# mike-ross - Friday 26 January, 2018

Be part of the audience for our very special Six Nations Rugby Show live event

Murray Kinsella, Gavan Casey and special guest Mike Ross will be previewing the championship and looking ahead to France v Ireland in Paris.

# mike-ross - Monday 8 January, 2018

'It's nice to give something back': Ross joins Ireland coaching team for Women's Six Nations

The former Ireland and Leinster prop hopes to impart some of his vast knowledge and experience on the squad.

# mike-ross - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Former Ireland and Leinster stalwart Mike Ross returns to rugby with UBL club

He’ll make his debut for Malahide RFC tomorrow night.

# mike-ross - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Barbarians spoil the party as Ruan Pienaar waves goodbye to Ulster with defeat

The province bid farewell to the South African scrum-half tonight ahead of his move to France.

# mike-ross - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

This Barbarians XV doesn't look likely to go easy on Ulster for Pienaar's farewell

Mike Ross, Roger Wilson and Thierry Dusautoir will be playing their final game of rugby tomorrow.

# mike-ross - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Mike Ross and Ian Madigan added to Barbarians squad for England and Ulster clashes

Ireland’s cornerstone is two games from retirement.

# mike-ross - Friday 28 April, 2017

'Plenty of encouraging signs' from Leinster's Porter after switch to tighthead

The 21-year-old first burst onto the scene as a loosehead prop.

# mike-ross - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Mike Ross wants to be remembered as 'someone who made the most of himself'

The tighthead prop will move into a new line of work after retiring this summer.

# mike-ross - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Mike Ross counting the blessings as he prepares for clean break from rugby

The prop will step away from the game to take up a job with a software company.

# mike-ross - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'We wouldn't have won the trophies without him': Sexton pays tribute to retiring Ross

The prop helped both club and country to considerable success over the last number of years.

Mike Ross, cornerstone of Ireland and Leinster, to retire from rugby at 37

The tighthead is a two-time winner of the Six Nations, Heineken Cup and Pro12.

# mike-ross - Thursday 13 April, 2017

'I'd lie if I said it wasn't frustrating': Leinster prop to consider future plans in coming weeks

Mike Ross, who made his 150th appearance for the province last weekend, is out of contract at the end of the season.

# mike-ross - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Carbery makes first start in over two months as Cullen rings changes for Edinburgh

Ireland internationals James Tracy and Josh van der Flier are also named in the starting XV.

# mike-ross - Monday 21 November, 2016

From bad to worse for Mike Ross as prop faces lengthy injury layoff

There are fears he could be out for a number of months.

# mike-ross - Friday 28 October, 2016

'He's gassing past us in training!' Healy backs fired-up Mike Ross to see more Ireland action

“He was accepting, but pretty pissed off,” Cian Healy said of his long-term front row partner.

# mike-ross - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Three winners and losers from Schmidt's first Ireland squad of the season

From Mike Ross to Luke McGrath, there will be mixed feelings in all provincial dressing rooms tomorrow.

# mike-ross - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Evergreen Mike Ross not prepared to fall down the pecking order just yet

The veteran prop is in line to start Leinster’s clash with Montpellier on Sunday.

# mike-ross - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Leinster rugby stars go blonde and bald in bid to raise funds for departing coach McQuilkin

Cian Healy, Mike Ross, Jack McGrath and Noel Reid were among those to embrace the Shave or Dye concept.

# mike-ross - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

'I don't see why he can't be back to that level. He's an extraordinary athlete'

Leinster scrum coach John Fogarty believes Cian Healy can return to former heights.

# mike-ross - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Irish scrum couldn't cope with raw Bok power, but McGrath unlucky not to reap more reward

It was a dream debut for loosehead Steven “Red Bull” Kitschoff.

# mike-ross - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Analysis: Ireland's scrum couldn't live with the Beast as Boks brought back the hit

The Irish pack struggled until a crucial second-half substitution.

# mike-ross - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

One word from Mike Ross and this cheetah would tear you limb from limb

Or at least that’s how much of a boss the prop looks on this trip to a Joburg wildlife park.

# mike-ross - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

South Africa will be 'absolutely foaming at the mouth', says Ross as he gears up for altitude

The prop also mentions the rallying call from Rory Best that kick-started a most incredible victory.

# mike-ross - Thursday 9 June, 2016

'They keep biltong in the fridges instead of vegetables, which is brilliant'

Ireland tighthead Mike Ross knows he faces a big scrum battle on Saturday.

Analysis: Irish scrum have a tough job on their hands taming the Beast

Tendai Mtawarira’s technique makes him very hard to stop.

# mike-ross - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Analysis: Brains overcame brawn for Connacht in scrum battle with Leinster

Leinster were dominant at the scrum, but Connacht were smarter.

# mike-ross - Friday 27 May, 2016

Analysis: Two impressive scrums will make for an intriguing Pro12 final

Both Leinster and Connacht are tough to get the better of at scrumtime.

# mike-ross - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Mike Ross: 'I might be 36, but I've the same miles on the clock as a 30-year-old'

Ireland’s cornerstone knows he can’t go on forever.and he has tried his hand at coaching already.

# mike-ross - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Analysis: Ireland's scrum boxed clever in a flawless display against Scotland

Jamie Heaslip’s game management ensured constant quick ball for the backline.

# mike-ross - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Analysis: Resurgent Scottish scrum could cause problems for Ireland

Edinburgh teammates Alasdair Dickinson, Ross Ford and WP Nel dismantled the much-lauded French front row.

# mike-ross - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Analysis: Italian scrum had a meltdown against Scotland, and Ireland can take advantage

Lorenzo Cittadini is there for the taking after being tormented by the Scottish.

# mike-ross - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Analysis: Ireland and England's scrum battle showed why referees need more help

Both sets of players made things difficult for Romain Poite.

# mike-ross - Thursday 25 February, 2016

'He works his absolute arse off': Ross out to help Van der Flier make a debut to remember

Mike Ross tells us about his monstrous Leinster team-mate and how he’d never willingly hang up his Ireland jersey.

Analysis: The Irish scrum must deal with Dan Cole's short binds

Romain Poite needs to keep a close eye on the English tighthead’s binding.

# mike-ross - Monday 8 February, 2016

Having Mike Ross back in training is good news for everybody (unless you're the lad who has to carry him)

There was nothing light about the entertainment at Leinster’s training ground today.

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