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# prospects - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

'He's brilliant' - Blade pushes Ireland claims as Boyle shines for Connacht

22-year-old Conor Fitzgerald is another youngster impressing for Andy Friend’s side.

# prospects - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Ireland U18 Schools squad features six players back from last year

There’s a strong Connacht contingent included in Peter Smyth’s 26-man group.

# prospects - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Ireland U20s welcome Kernohan, Casey and Baird back into fold for Italy

Noel McNamara’s side are two wins from two in the Six Nations so far.

# prospects - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Leinster and Munster Schools can't be separated as Ulster beat IQ Rugby

Nathan Doak, son of former Ulster coach Neil, was influential again in UL.

# prospects - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Irish-qualified Bristol back Hughes among new additions to Ulster academy

The northern province have brought six youngsters into Year 1 of their academy programme.

# prospects - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Two promising Cork youngsters sign for Top 14 club Pau's academy

Eoghan Barrett and Ben Roche are heading to France to pursue professional rugby careers.

# prospects - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Highly-rated Hume set for U20s debut as captain O'Brien moves to wing

Hooker Ronan Kelleher and scrum-half Jonny Stewart have returned to the starting XV.

# prospects - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

POC 'a huge addition' as ambitious Ireland U20s look to Six Nations

Noel McNamara’s squad includes 11 players previously capped at this level.

# prospects - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Will the next Niall Scully please stand up?

A number of talented fringe Dublin players will be hoping to impress Jim Gavin in the O’Byrne Cup tonight.

# prospects - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Exciting Ireland U19 squad named for Donnybrook clash with Japan

Head coach Kieran Campbell has included some highly-promising players.

# prospects - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Leinster wing Larmour among the standouts in Ireland U20s win

Tommy O’Brien and Caelan Doris also showed their great promise.

# prospects - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'Both have massive futures ahead of them if they keep their heads down'

Rob Lyttle and Jacob Stockdale are in impressive form early this season.

# prospects - Monday 22 August, 2016

Leinster's promising halfbacks vying for position as Pro12 season looms

Cathal Marsh, Ross Byrne and Joey Carbery are competing for the 10 shirt.

# prospects - Thursday 2 June, 2016

IRFU looking to ID best talent from age of 15 as Nucifora plans for future

The IRFU performance director feels earlier intervention can produce better professionals.

# prospects - Friday 15 April, 2016

3 potential future UFC fighters to watch tonight at Cage Warriors 75

Keep an eye on this trio as the UK-based promotion makes its return in London.

# prospects - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

The most talented U18 players in Ireland selected for Easter tournaments

Two Ireland U18 squads will take part in the 5 Nations and Tri Nations Festivals.

# prospects - Friday 18 March, 2016

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win over Scotland

Cillian Gallagher, Adam McBurney and Andrew Porter were impressive.

# prospects - Friday 11 March, 2016

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win over Italy

Will Connors, Conor O’Brien and James Ryan were all excellent in Donnybrook.

# prospects - Friday 5 February, 2016

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s' Six Nations defeat to Wales

Captain James Ryan was excellent for Nigel Carolan’s men.

Ireland U20s off to losing start in Six Nations against clinical Wales

Nigel Carolan’s men will be frustrated by the manner in which they conceded scores.

# prospects - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Ireland U20s coach Carolan hoping to see more follow Ringrose's path

The latest U20 squad has several promising forwards.

# prospects - Monday 25 January, 2016

Four players return as Carolan names beefy Ireland U20s Six Nations squad

Leinster lock James Ryan will captain a squad that includes some big forwards.

# prospects - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

New faces can bring exciting energy to Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad

The likes of Ultan Dillane, Josh van der Flier and Garry Ringrose are all exciting prospects.

# prospects - Monday 11 January, 2016

4 players from tonight's National Championship Game who could make a splash in the NFL

The biggest match-up in college sports takes place this evening.

# prospects - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

World Cup provides an exciting opportunity for Leinster's young stars

‘We want players fighting for their place,’ says head coach Leo Cullen.

# prospects - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Lions and All Blacks jobs loom behind 2017 expiry of Schmidt's contract

What’s next in line for the Ireland head coach?

# prospects - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Ireland U20 hero Quinlan part of Munster's academy intake for 2015/16

Leinster underage products Conor Oliver and JP Phelan will make the move south.

# prospects - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

The most talented U18 club players in Ireland have been picked for the Three Union Festival

The Irish side face two tough fixtures against England and France early next month.

# prospects - Saturday 21 March, 2015

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s' defeat to Scotland last night

Stephen Fitzgerald was the pick of the Ireland team on a disappointing evening.

# prospects - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

5 players who stood out during the Leinster Schools Senior Cup final

There were a host of excellent performances at the RDS as Roscrea beat Belvedere.

# prospects - Sunday 15 February, 2015

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s thrilling victory over France

Two products of the Exiles system did damage to the French, while Ireland’s out-half was exceptional.

# prospects - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Ireland U20s name nine fresh faces for Six Nations opener against Italy

Head coach Nigel Carolan has called on seven experienced heads to complement the new players.

# prospects - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Ringrose and seven others return for Ireland U20s Six Nations squad

Head coach Nigel Carolan has named an exciting squad, with the backline looking especially promising.

# prospects - Monday 5 January, 2015

Five Irish MMA fighters you should be keeping track of in 2015

Expect to hear a lot more about these guys this year.

# prospects - Friday 3 October, 2014

Two more young Gaelic footballers are on their way to the AFL

Paddy Brophy and Conor McKenna are heading Down Under.

# prospects - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Limerick trial to give Irish players chance to feature in World Club 7s

Selector Tom Burwell explains the process of selecting a squad to feature at Thomond Park.

# prospects - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Ireland U20 centre Peter Robb one of five new recruits in Connacht academy

The western province have also swooped for Conor McKeon and Ciaran Gaffney, who both played at the JWC.

# prospects - Friday 11 April, 2014

Ireland U19s announce talented squad to face France over two games

Head coach Colin McEntee has an exciting group to call upon for the fixtures in Dublin this month.

# prospects - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Three changes as Ruddock's Ireland U20s aim to ruin France's Grand Slam

The Sean O’Brien-captained Irish are targeting their third win of the championship.

# prospects - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

5 Irish rugby players to keep an eye on in 2014

Two Leinster men and one each from Munster, Connacht and Ulster make the list.

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