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#plans

# plans - Monday 14 December, 2020

'It will be phenomenal' - Pro16 expansion even more timely before RWC2023
# Plans
# Plans

'It will be phenomenal' - Pro16 expansion even more timely before RWC2023

Dec 14th 2020, 8:05 PM 16,763 Views 32 Comments

The four new South African franchises are set to join next year.

# plans - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

IRFU look to 'non-established areas' with project players less likely in future
# Plans
# Plans

IRFU look to 'non-established areas' with project players less likely in future

Updated Dec 2nd 2020, 8:00 PM 36,509 Views 32 Comments

Ireland recently had five players who qualified through residency in their starting XV.

# plans - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Pro coaching 'too full-on' for O'Connell as he enjoys watching Ireland change
# Out Of The Bubble
# Out Of The Bubble

Pro coaching 'too full-on' for O'Connell as he enjoys watching Ireland change

Oct 29th 2020, 12:00 PM 39,866 Views 5 Comments

The 41-year-old isn’t looking to get back into the game in a permanent coacing role.

# plans - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Munster cancel training again as province awaits further Covid-19 test results
# Disruption
# Disruption

Munster cancel training again as province awaits further Covid-19 test results

Oct 8th 2020, 3:36 PM 6,525 Views 9 Comments

A senior player tested positive for the virus earlier this week, with a further six players identified as close contacts.

# plans - Thursday 9 July, 2020

IRFU confirms shortened All-Ireland League will start in January 2021
# Plans
# Plans

IRFU confirms shortened All-Ireland League will start in January 2021

Jul 9th 2020, 4:44 PM 3,778 Views 4 Comments

The first half of the season will involve a new provincial Community Series.

# plans - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Andy Robertson: ‘I want to finish my career at Anfield’
# Plans
# Plans

Andy Robertson: ‘I want to finish my career at Anfield’

Jun 27th 2020, 8:10 AM 7,364 Views 26 Comments

The Scot has been a revelation at Liverpool since he joined the club from Hull City.

# plans - Monday 8 June, 2020

Ulster look for green light from NI Executive as part of IRFU inter-pro plans
# Return To Play
# Return To Play

Ulster look for green light from NI Executive as part of IRFU inter-pro plans

Jun 8th 2020, 10:43 AM 4,315 Views 3 Comments

The four provinces are hoping to return to action on 22/23 August at the Aviva Stadium.

# plans - Saturday 16 May, 2020

‘Conor McGregor is the No1 welterweight contender’
# Plans
# Plans

‘Conor McGregor is the No1 welterweight contender’

May 16th 2020, 1:59 PM 13,885 Views 17 Comments

Former MMA star Chael Sonnen reckons Dubliner is still the biggest draw in his sport.

# plans - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Barcelona and Real Madrid start coronavirus tests ahead of La Liga's return
# Plans
# Plans

Barcelona and Real Madrid start coronavirus tests ahead of La Liga's return

May 6th 2020, 12:50 PM 3,294 Views 0 Comments

The league is proposing to complete its season behind closed doors, with games starting again in June.

# plans - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

South Africa and New Zealand hope to launch new local derby competitions
# Plans
# Plans

South Africa and New Zealand hope to launch new local derby competitions

Mar 18th 2020, 10:34 AM 6,167 Views 5 Comments

The plans will be met with extreme levels of doubt in many quarters.

# plans - Friday 13 December, 2019

'A lot of clubs with great history could be lost' - Ferguson on global Super League plans
# Worry
# Worry

'A lot of clubs with great history could be lost' - Ferguson on global Super League plans

Dec 13th 2019, 10:58 PM 10,652 Views 17 Comments

The legendary manager can’t see why clubs from England would be interested in the proposed competition.

# plans - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Anger and frustration entirely fair as World Rugby's greatest fear realised
# CONTINGENCY
# CONTINGENCY

Anger and frustration entirely fair as World Rugby's greatest fear realised

Oct 10th 2019, 6:30 PM 12,854 Views 39 Comments

Supporters, players, and coaches are entitled to be deeply disappointed with the cancellations.

# plans - Thursday 21 March, 2019

'I feel like my body is kind of falling apart' - Olympic superstar Biles to retire after Tokyo 2020
# Plans
# Plans

'I feel like my body is kind of falling apart' - Olympic superstar Biles to retire after Tokyo 2020

Mar 21st 2019, 6:56 PM 9,866 Views 3 Comments

The all-conquering gymnast, 22, is the first woman to win four all-around world titles.

# plans - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

World Rugby insists it wants promotion/relegation in Nations Championship
# Future Vision
# Future Vision

World Rugby insists it wants promotion/relegation in Nations Championship

Mar 6th 2019, 4:14 PM 6,653 Views 20 Comments

Rugby’s governing body has moved to officially clarify its position on the new Nations Championship.

# plans - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Brexit plan would see Premier League clubs restricted to signing less foreign players
# English Football
# English Football

Brexit plan would see Premier League clubs restricted to signing less foreign players

Nov 13th 2018, 1:35 PM 5,947 Views 13 Comments

The FA has reportedly put forward a proposal that would ensure each squad is made up of at least half ‘homegrown’ players.

# plans - Monday 8 October, 2018

Connacht announce plans for €30 million redevelopment of the Sportsground
# The West Is Awake
# The West Is Awake

Connacht announce plans for €30 million redevelopment of the Sportsground

Oct 8th 2018, 9:56 AM 32,807 Views 45 Comments

‘Facilities that match our ambition.’

# plans - Friday 10 August, 2018

Emery reveals his Arsenal blueprint: 'The aim is to arrive as champions'
# Plans
# Plans

Emery reveals his Arsenal blueprint: 'The aim is to arrive as champions'

Aug 10th 2018, 8:52 AM 5,666 Views 2 Comments

The new man in charge at Emirates Stadium is looking for his side to be “aggressive”, with there a desire to mix substance and style in north London.

# plans - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Government wants future budgets to 'lean against the wind'
# Play It Cool
From TheJournal.ie
# Play It Cool

Government wants future budgets to 'lean against the wind'

Jun 19th 2018, 4:22 PM 7,267 Views 29 Comments

The Summer Economic Statement this year sets out the plans for next year’s Budget. And it’s all about cooling those jets in case Ireland overheats.

# plans - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Just 230 out of 750 mental health posts approved since 2015 have been filled
# Assessment
From TheJournal.ie
# Assessment

Just 230 out of 750 mental health posts approved since 2015 have been filled

Sep 30th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,088 Views 18 Comments

Some €70 million in funding was announced over 2015-2016.

# plans - Friday 28 July, 2017

Putin slams 'anti-Russia hysteria' after US imposes sanctions
# Fighting Back
From TheJournal.ie
# Fighting Back

Putin slams 'anti-Russia hysteria' after US imposes sanctions

Jul 28th 2017, 12:08 PM 13,940 Views 145 Comments

Russia ordered Washington to reduce its diplomatic staff.

# plans - Monday 24 April, 2017

'I’ve never been speculating' - Erasmus says he is staying with Munster
# Future
# Future

'I’ve never been speculating' - Erasmus says he is staying with Munster

Apr 24th 2017, 1:01 AM 8,039 Views 6 Comments

The South African director of rugby says he will remain with the province in the coming years.

# plans - Friday 13 January, 2017

'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?
# Apollo House
From TheJournal.ie
# Apollo House

'This is only the start' - The occupation has ended, but what's next for Home Sweet Home?

Jan 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 12,110 Views 78 Comments

The occupation of Apollo House has ended – but what happens next?

# plans - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Dates for Ireland's first Test matches against Japan since 2005 confirmed
# Summer Plans
# Summer Plans

Dates for Ireland's first Test matches against Japan since 2005 confirmed

Dec 13th 2016, 2:48 PM 8,382 Views 21 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side will face the Brave Blossoms in June 2017.

# plans - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Gatland identifies target for second Lions attack coach but it's not Ben Ryan
# Plans
# Plans

Gatland identifies target for second Lions attack coach but it's not Ben Ryan

Dec 8th 2016, 1:01 AM 6,942 Views 3 Comments

There are ‘two or three’ France-based players in the squad selection mix at the moment.

# plans - Friday 4 November, 2016

Better coaches, basic skills, 7s, more Exiles - the IRFU's plans for development
# Union Vision
# Union Vision

Better coaches, basic skills, 7s, more Exiles - the IRFU's plans for development

Nov 4th 2016, 3:00 PM 21,229 Views 23 Comments

The union’s performance director, David Nucifora, explains the latest goings-on in the development pathway.

# plans - Friday 28 October, 2016

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?
# Plans For Change
From TheJournal.ie
# Plans For Change

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?

Oct 28th 2016, 4:33 PM 23,163 Views 90 Comments

Dublin City Council wants to know.

# plans - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

The government is going to privatise the long-awaited rural broadband network
# Changes
From TheJournal.ie
# Changes

The government is going to privatise the long-awaited rural broadband network

Jul 5th 2016, 6:57 PM 20,658 Views 106 Comments

The decision was announced today by the minister for communications after it was agreed upon by cabinet.

# plans - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Connacht's new vision includes plans for a 10,000-capacity stadium
# Vision
# Vision

Connacht's new vision includes plans for a 10,000-capacity stadium

May 18th 2016, 1:23 PM 16,832 Views 28 Comments

CEO Willie Ruane wants a concrete plan in place by the end of the summer.

# plans - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Watching House of Cards while on the go is now a more realistic possibility
# Adjustment
From TheJournal.ie
# Adjustment

Watching House of Cards while on the go is now a more realistic possibility

May 5th 2016, 4:34 PM 13,622 Views 23 Comments

The latest update to Netflix’s app allows you to control how much data is used when streaming shows.

# plans - Thursday 25 February, 2016

UFC chief: Croke Park still on the agenda but no guarantee of a return to Ireland in 2016
# Plans
# Plans

UFC chief: Croke Park still on the agenda but no guarantee of a return to Ireland in 2016

Feb 25th 2016, 5:56 PM 7,287 Views 8 Comments

“We’re heading towards a numbered event in this region.”

# plans - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Two Algerian men arrested over suspected Islamic State plot in Berlin
# Germany
From TheJournal.ie
# Germany

Two Algerian men arrested over suspected Islamic State plot in Berlin

Feb 4th 2016, 2:45 PM 10,508 Views 56 Comments

They are suspected of having links to the jihadist group.

# plans - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Croke Park chiefs' plan to scrap U21 championship
# Plans
# Plans

Croke Park chiefs' plan to scrap U21 championship

Jan 16th 2016, 5:40 PM 9,974 Views 11 Comments

And there’ll be a lot less replays in the championship, if proposals are passed.

# plans - Monday 5 October, 2015

How does Virgin Mobile stack up against the other rival networks?
# Go Compare
From TheJournal.ie
# Go Compare

How does Virgin Mobile stack up against the other rival networks?

Oct 5th 2015, 3:15 PM 58,696 Views 36 Comments

Another mobile provider has been added to the mix, but is there enough there to convince people to switch?

# plans - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Confirmed: Ireland will take in 4,000 refugees
# A Thousand Welcomes
From TheJournal.ie
# A Thousand Welcomes

Confirmed: Ireland will take in 4,000 refugees

Sep 10th 2015, 8:47 AM 67,188 Views 489 Comments

A special cabinet meeting was held this morning to discuss Ireland’s response to the crisis.

# plans - Friday 4 September, 2015

Alleged burglar got nabbed after 'butt-dialling' police
# Bum Deal
From TheJournal.ie
# Bum Deal

Alleged burglar got nabbed after 'butt-dialling' police

Sep 4th 2015, 4:36 PM 13,340 Views 11 Comments

He rang them while talking to an accomplice about breaking into homes.

# plans - Friday 21 August, 2015

Wondering what to do this weekend? Here's what's going on around the country
# Hit The Road
From TheJournal.ie
# Hit The Road

Wondering what to do this weekend? Here's what's going on around the country

Aug 21st 2015, 2:25 PM 12,763 Views 16 Comments

A quick round-up of the long weekend’s best days out.

# plans - Monday 17 August, 2015

Analysis: Schmidt keeps big ideas under wraps ahead of World Cup
# Game Plan
# Game Plan

Analysis: Schmidt keeps big ideas under wraps ahead of World Cup

Aug 17th 2015, 2:01 PM 22,999 Views 16 Comments

Ireland showed some nice shape in attack against Scotland on Saturday.

# plans - Monday 18 May, 2015

Council plans to build houses on recreational area - and some locals are not happy
# Clondalkin
From TheJournal.ie
# Clondalkin

Council plans to build houses on recreational area - and some locals are not happy

May 18th 2015, 6:15 AM 22,088 Views 30 Comments

Lett’s Field is a green area – but not an official playground – in Clondalkin.

# plans - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Canadian police foil duo's plan for deadly Valentine's Day shooting spree
# Threat
From TheJournal.ie
# Threat

Canadian police foil duo's plan for deadly Valentine's Day shooting spree

Feb 14th 2015, 12:00 PM 17,411 Views 8 Comments

It is not thought to be terror related.

# plans - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

AC Milan want to leave the San Siro and they've unveiled plans for a new stadium
# Blueprint
# Blueprint

AC Milan want to leave the San Siro and they've unveiled plans for a new stadium

Feb 4th 2015, 3:04 PM 7,047 Views 20 Comments

The 48,000-seater will have a retractable roof and is expected to cost around €300m.

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