# Mike Ross

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# dancing feet
'There are not too many tighthead props in world rugby who can do that'
Mike Ross has been impressed with Tadhg Furlong’s form for Ireland.
# Fighting Irish
'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 drop
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.
# Taking the positives
'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.
# man management
'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.
# Xs and Os
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.
# Special Event
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.
# smart appointment
'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.
# prop idol
Former Ireland and Leinster stalwart Mike Ross returns to rugby with UBL club
He’ll make his debut for Malahide RFC tomorrow night.
# End of an era
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.
# Tourists
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.
# Magic Mike
Mike Ross and Ian Madigan added to Barbarians squad for England and Ulster clashes
Ireland’s cornerstone is two games from retirement.
# prop life
'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.
# Memories
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.
# Career Change
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.
# Legend
'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.
# prop star
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.
# darkness into light
'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.
# Team news
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.
# Cruel Blow
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.
# props to the big man
'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.
# November Tests
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.
# prop life
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.
# Shave or Dye
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.
# prop life
'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.
# Analysis
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.
# Beastmode
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.
# cool cat
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.
# Another level
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.
# Biltong and the Beast
'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.
# The Beast
Analysis: Irish scrum have a tough job on their hands taming the Beast
Tendai Mtawarira’s technique makes him very hard to stop.
# brain over brawn
Analysis: Brains overcame brawn for Connacht in scrum battle with Leinster
Leinster were dominant at the scrum, but Connacht were smarter.
# evenly matched
Analysis: Two impressive scrums will make for an intriguing Pro12 final
Both Leinster and Connacht are tough to get the better of at scrumtime.
# Interview
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.
# In and Out
Analysis: Ireland's scrum boxed clever in a flawless display against Scotland
Jamie Heaslip’s game management ensured constant quick ball for the backline.
# angry scotsman
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.
# sitting duck
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.
# Organised Chaos
Analysis: Ireland and England's scrum battle showed why referees need more help
Both sets of players made things difficult for Romain Poite.
# Chopper
'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.
# Legally Binding
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.