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#Prop

# prop - Monday 7 December, 2020

O'Sullivan 'extremely proud' after road to Ulster leads on to first Ireland cap
# Debut
# Debut

O'Sullivan 'extremely proud' after road to Ulster leads on to first Ireland cap

Dec 7th 2020, 7:15 AM 8,163 Views 4 Comments

The 25-year-old prop came off the bench in the win over Scotland.

# prop - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Birr men making an impression as Leinster's Dooley gets back into swing of things
# Homegrown
# Homegrown

Birr men making an impression as Leinster's Dooley gets back into swing of things

Oct 31st 2020, 8:45 AM 10,644 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old loosehead was in excellent form last season before the lockdown.

# prop - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

'I got away with murder when I was younger' - Healy set for 100th Ireland cap
# 100 Club
# 100 Club

'I got away with murder when I was younger' - Healy set for 100th Ireland cap

Oct 27th 2020, 2:26 PM 11,712 Views 5 Comments

The 33-year-old nearly retired from rugby in 2015 but battled his way back to the top.

# prop - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Leinster backing 20-year-old prospect Clarkson to step up at tighthead prop
# Depth
# Depth

Leinster backing 20-year-old prospect Clarkson to step up at tighthead prop

Aug 6th 2020, 6:17 PM 11,676 Views 14 Comments

Meanwhile, there is excitement about 21-year-old hooker Dan Sheehan’s potential.

# prop - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Leinster academy tighthead Aungier set to make switch to Connacht
# Moving West
# Moving West

Leinster academy tighthead Aungier set to make switch to Connacht

May 14th 2020, 9:56 AM 15,226 Views 109 Comments

The 21-year-old made five senior appearances for the eastern province this season.

# prop - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Hawaiian tighthead Salanoa set for switch from Leinster to Munster
# Prop
# Prop

Hawaiian tighthead Salanoa set for switch from Leinster to Munster

May 13th 2020, 9:27 PM 37,884 Views 190 Comments

The 22-year-old prop played for Leo Cullen’s side three times this season.

# prop - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

'Without the Munster fans, we are nothing. Without them, we play for nothing'
# Freddie
# Freddie

'Without the Munster fans, we are nothing. Without them, we play for nothing'

Apr 8th 2020, 9:25 PM 38,238 Views 28 Comments

Freddie Pucciariello won two Heineken Cups and a Magners League with the southern province.

# prop - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Irish prop Jager gets second consecutive Super Rugby start for Crusaders
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irish prop Jager gets second consecutive Super Rugby start for Crusaders

Feb 6th 2020, 4:13 PM 12,157 Views 18 Comments

The 24-year-old has been involved with the Kiwi franchise since 2017.

# prop - Friday 25 October, 2019

All Blacks seek to drag kids from 'PlayStation and soccer'
# Alternative Interests
# Alternative Interests

All Blacks seek to drag kids from 'PlayStation and soccer'

Oct 25th 2019, 10:51 PM 6,766 Views 2 Comments

Rugby is commonly held to be like a religion in New Zealand, but studies have shown participation rates falling.

# prop - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Buckley set to sign new Connacht deal despite interest from Ulster
# Loyalty
# Loyalty

Buckley set to sign new Connacht deal despite interest from Ulster

Feb 6th 2019, 1:21 PM 8,744 Views 38 Comments

The 28-year-old loosehead is a key player for the western province.

# prop - Monday 10 September, 2018

Denis Buckley focuses on Connacht form after featuring in Ireland camp
# Prop Life
# Prop Life

Denis Buckley focuses on Connacht form after featuring in Ireland camp

Sep 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 7,396 Views 21 Comments

The 28-year-old was superb as Connacht’s pack took Zebre apart in the scrum on Saturday.

# prop - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Ex-Munster prop Mullen and outgoing Ulster stalwart Black a step closer to Test debut with USA
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Munster prop Mullen and outgoing Ulster stalwart Black a step closer to Test debut with USA

May 9th 2018, 11:42 AM 11,749 Views 6 Comments

Mullen moved to America to study in Texas A&M in 2011.

# prop - Monday 26 February, 2018

All Blacks legend announces international retirement
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

All Blacks legend announces international retirement

Feb 26th 2018, 10:38 PM 17,874 Views 9 Comments

35-year-old Wyatt Crockett has earned 71 Test caps since his debut in 2009.

# prop - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Hamstrung Sinckler another chunk out of England's prop stocks
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

Hamstrung Sinckler another chunk out of England's prop stocks

Jan 23rd 2018, 4:19 PM 6,116 Views 5 Comments

Eddie Jones’ list of absentees now stands at 15.

# prop - Friday 19 January, 2018

A Hawaiian former American footballer is part of Leinster's sub-academy
# Convert
# Convert

A Hawaiian former American footballer is part of Leinster's sub-academy

Jan 19th 2018, 7:04 PM 22,273 Views 70 Comments

Old Belvedere tighthead prop Roman Salanoa played for the USA U20 team in 2016.

# prop - Friday 1 December, 2017

'The days I thought I wouldn't play again, they were the toughest'
# True Grit
# True Grit

'The days I thought I wouldn't play again, they were the toughest'

Dec 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 9,513 Views 1 Comment

Leinster prop Ed Byrne wasn’t able to run for a year, let alone play rugby.

# prop - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 25th 2017, 11:22 AM 19,476 Views 39 Comments

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

# prop - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Ulster add beef to pack with signing of South African prop for next season
# Front Man
# Front Man

Ulster add beef to pack with signing of South African prop for next season

Mar 8th 2017, 11:45 AM 7,371 Views 22 Comments

Schalk van der Merwe joins the province as a project player.

# prop - Friday 2 December, 2016

Tracy hungry to emulate Rory Best's set-piece power
# Love To Scrum
# Love To Scrum

Tracy hungry to emulate Rory Best's set-piece power

Dec 2nd 2016, 6:45 AM 6,150 Views 4 Comments

With a little help from a lamp-post.

# prop - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Gone 'til November: Munster prop Cronin gets four-week ban for stamping
# Red Mist
# Red Mist

Gone 'til November: Munster prop Cronin gets four-week ban for stamping

Oct 12th 2016, 5:03 PM 7,255 Views 38 Comments

The loosehead will miss his province’s opening two Champions Cup fixtures and and inter-pro clash with Ulster.

# prop - Monday 10 October, 2016

Munster's James Cronin cited for stamping incident in loss to Leinster
# Red Mist
# Red Mist

Munster's James Cronin cited for stamping incident in loss to Leinster

Oct 10th 2016, 7:49 PM 10,197 Views 39 Comments

A disciplinary committee will convene on Wednesday to judge the incident involving the prop and Leinster scrum-half Jamison Gibson-Park.

# prop - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Munster close in on South African prop Kebble for next season
# Project
# Project

Munster close in on South African prop Kebble for next season

Oct 6th 2016, 9:33 AM 10,569 Views 53 Comments

The 24-year-old is being viewed as a project player who could qualify for Ireland.

# prop - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Mike Ross: 'Most of us will be in a bad mood until the weekend'
# Bitter Pill
# Bitter Pill

Mike Ross: 'Most of us will be in a bad mood until the weekend'

Mar 1st 2016, 5:52 PM 3,985 Views 5 Comments

The prop will hope to vent his frustrations at losing on the Ospreys when he goes back to play for his province this weekend.

# prop - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Munster man Ryan propping up Agen's bid to stay in the Top 14
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Munster man Ryan propping up Agen's bid to stay in the Top 14

Feb 20th 2016, 9:00 AM 12,389 Views 4 Comments

The Highfield man is relishing the dark arts battle at scrum time in the French league.

# prop - Monday 4 January, 2016

Hurling background gives Offaly's Dooley solid footing as he seeks first Leinster start
# Number 1
# Number 1

Hurling background gives Offaly's Dooley solid footing as he seeks first Leinster start

Jan 4th 2016, 6:01 PM 14,543 Views 10 Comments

The 21-year-old has eight caps to his name, but is hoping to add European starts to that tally this month.

# prop - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Injury puts All Blacks prop out of the World Cup and into international retirement
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Injury puts All Blacks prop out of the World Cup and into international retirement

Oct 10th 2015, 3:32 PM 10,496 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old Tony Woodcock has played his last test due to a hamstring problem.

# prop - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Tadhg Furlong 'a very proud representative of New Ross' after Ireland debut
# Wexford Beef
# Wexford Beef

Tadhg Furlong 'a very proud representative of New Ross' after Ireland debut

Aug 29th 2015, 9:01 PM 9,698 Views 5 Comments

Furlong’s first cap was also a first for his club.

# prop - Friday 24 July, 2015

'Conor Murray came from nowhere and got a spot on the plane'
# Even Keel
# Even Keel

'Conor Murray came from nowhere and got a spot on the plane'

Jul 24th 2015, 6:30 AM 11,020 Views 6 Comments

Mike Ross says Ireland are measured in their World Cup confidence but are focused only on the warm-up fixtures.

# prop - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Welsh legend Jones signs for Conor O'Shea's Harlequins
# Transfer
# Transfer

Welsh legend Jones signs for Conor O'Shea's Harlequins

Mar 26th 2015, 10:02 AM 5,245 Views 1 Comment

The Irish director of rugby has secured the services of a vastly experienced tighthead prop.

# prop - Friday 20 February, 2015

'Cian is a special athlete' - Leinster boosted by Healy return for Zebre clash
# Church
# Church

'Cian is a special athlete' - Leinster boosted by Healy return for Zebre clash

Feb 20th 2015, 8:37 AM 6,250 Views 7 Comments

Matt O’Connor welcomes a number of international players back into his side to face the Italians.

# prop - Thursday 29 January, 2015

David Humphreys is bringing yet another Ulsterman over to Gloucester
# Suftum
# Suftum

David Humphreys is bringing yet another Ulsterman over to Gloucester

Jan 29th 2015, 10:47 AM 4,957 Views 1 Comment

Loosehead prop Paddy McAllister will head for Kingsholm at the end of the season.

# prop - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

'The intensity is at ridiculous levels under Schmidt and it's 24/7'
# Psychology
# Psychology

'The intensity is at ridiculous levels under Schmidt and it's 24/7'

Jan 7th 2015, 7:00 AM 13,766 Views 5 Comments

32-times capped Ireland prop Tom Court continues to march to his own unique beat at London Irish.

# prop - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Mike Ross extends IRFU contract until 2016
# Cornerstone
# Cornerstone

Mike Ross extends IRFU contract until 2016

Dec 18th 2014, 7:17 PM 2,841 Views 8 Comments

The new deal will bring the prop beyond his 36th birthday.

South Africa U20 prop Van Dyk set for Leinster debut against Connacht
# New Face
# New Face

South Africa U20 prop Van Dyk set for Leinster debut against Connacht

Dec 18th 2014, 5:15 PM 4,085 Views 3 Comments

The on-loan Cheetahs front row has been named on Matt O’Connor’s bench for tomorrow’s tie at the RDS.

# prop - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Kilcoyne picks the brains of BJ Botha ahead of powerful Boks test
# Killer
# Killer

Kilcoyne picks the brains of BJ Botha ahead of powerful Boks test

Nov 5th 2014, 8:15 AM 4,881 Views 1 Comment

The loosehead prop made his Ireland debut against South Africa two years ago.

# prop - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Nathan White pulls out of Ireland squad as surgery rules prop out for 16 weeks
# White Out
# White Out

Nathan White pulls out of Ireland squad as surgery rules prop out for 16 weeks

Oct 30th 2014, 2:56 PM 9,500 Views 10 Comments

The Connacht prop ruptured a tendon in his arm and won’t be available to Pat Lam or Joe Schmidt until February.

# prop - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Ballymena man Andrew Warwick making powerful impression at Ulster
# Homegrown
# Homegrown

Ballymena man Andrew Warwick making powerful impression at Ulster

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:45 AM 2,789 Views 2 Comments

The 23-year-old loosehead prop made his European debut for the province last weekend in Leicester.

# prop - Friday 17 October, 2014

Chop-tackling Kilcoyne learning from Flannery's professionalism at Munster
# Killer
# Killer

Chop-tackling Kilcoyne learning from Flannery's professionalism at Munster

Oct 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 3,231 Views 4 Comments

The 25-year-old Ireland prop faces competition from James Cronin for the number one shirt.

# prop - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Analysis: Should BJ Botha have been yellow carded against Leinster?
# You're The Ref
# You're The Ref

Analysis: Should BJ Botha have been yellow carded against Leinster?

Oct 8th 2014, 12:10 PM 9,947 Views 39 Comments

Munster head coach Anthony Foley insists the prop was playing within the laws of the game.

# prop - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Irishmen Cahill, Rowley and Sandford set for the Premiership with London Welsh
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irishmen Cahill, Rowley and Sandford set for the Premiership with London Welsh

Jun 12th 2014, 12:33 PM 6,216 Views 6 Comments

Three more Irish players will be involved in England’s top tier next season.

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