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# prospects - This year 2022

'Very impressive' - Munster's young guns show their potential in pre-season
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# Prospects

'Very impressive' - Munster's young guns show their potential in pre-season

Aug 30th 2022, 2:30 PM 11,964 Views 7 Comments

18-year-old academy back row Ruadhán Quinn scored a powerful try against Gloucester.

# prospects - Last year 2021

Who are the 12 new young guns in Munster's matchday squad for Wasps?
# Fresh Faces
# Fresh Faces

Who are the 12 new young guns in Munster's matchday squad for Wasps?

Dec 10th 2021, 3:09 PM 20,254 Views 13 Comments

Five players will make their debuts in the starting XV, with a further seven uncapped players on the bench.

Munster back row Kendellen captains Ireland U20 squad for Six Nations
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Munster back row Kendellen captains Ireland U20 squad for Six Nations

Jun 10th 2021, 12:51 PM 7,381 Views 13 Comments

Richie Murphy has included several players with senior provincial experience.

Johnston kicks 17 points as Ulster A notch impressive win over Leinster
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# Talent

Johnston kicks 17 points as Ulster A notch impressive win over Leinster

Jan 15th 2021, 4:49 PM 16,262 Views 19 Comments

Aaron Sexton scored two tries from fullback, while captain David McCann was superb for Ulster.

# prospects - All time

Connacht's young guns make impact and 'there's definitely more to come'
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# Prospects

Connacht's young guns make impact and 'there's definitely more to come'

Dec 18th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,807 Views 5 Comments

The likes of Jordan Duggan, Jack Aungier, Sean Masterson, and Cian Prendergast took their chances.

Crowley and Flannery hope for Munster chances over festive inter-pro season
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Crowley and Flannery hope for Munster chances over festive inter-pro season

Dec 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,528 Views 7 Comments

The academy out-halves could be set for opportunities after Ben Healy’s injury.

Farrell wants Ireland prospects to keep learning with provinces before call-ups
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# Potential

Farrell wants Ireland prospects to keep learning with provinces before call-ups

Nov 6th 2020, 1:01 AM 6,665 Views 10 Comments

There had been clamour for 21-year-old halfbacks Craig Casey and Harry Byrne to be included.

Grand Slam dream denied but Ireland U20 stars have bright futures
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# Potential

Grand Slam dream denied but Ireland U20 stars have bright futures

Aug 5th 2020, 7:00 PM 9,495 Views 5 Comments

Many of Noel McNamara’s young squad are already making progress with their provinces.

Munster excited about the 'serious, serious young lads coming through'
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# Potential

Munster excited about the 'serious, serious young lads coming through'

Jul 30th 2020, 5:00 AM 15,554 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, the ‘eye-opening’ Stephen Larkham is making a big impact on the squad.

5 young players who have impressed in Super Rugby Aotearoa
# Standouts
# Standouts

5 young players who have impressed in Super Rugby Aotearoa

Jun 23rd 2020, 1:02 PM 5,599 Views 4 Comments

Hoskins Sotutu, Caleb Clarke, Marino Mikaele Tu’u, Will Jordan and Cullen Grace have looked good.

Ireland U20 internationals Ward and Booth among Connacht's academy intake
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Ireland U20 internationals Ward and Booth among Connacht's academy intake

Jun 11th 2020, 4:08 PM 7,782 Views 3 Comments

The western province have brought eight new players on board.

Crowley among three recruits to Munster academy as Barron gets senior deal
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# Potential

Crowley among three recruits to Munster academy as Barron gets senior deal

Jun 7th 2020, 11:17 AM 13,610 Views 46 Comments

Scott Buckley and Alex Kendellen have also been signed up.

McHenry making step up with Munster after benefiting from AIL exposure
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# Prospects

McHenry making step up with Munster after benefiting from AIL exposure

Apr 5th 2020, 9:46 AM 10,241 Views 4 Comments

The 22-year-old centre has been excellent for Cork Con.

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

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

Nov 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 9,462 Views 16 Comments

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

Ireland U18 Schools squad features six players back from last year
# Promise
# Promise

Ireland U18 Schools squad features six players back from last year

Apr 9th 2019, 5:25 PM 9,768 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,477 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Aug 22nd 2018, 7:21 PM 11,646 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 25th 2018, 2:22 PM 10,312 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 28th 2018, 4:25 PM 22,988 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 22nd 2018, 11:50 AM 6,332 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 23rd 2018, 7:59 AM 17,344 Views 3 Comments

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

Will the next Niall Scully please stand up?
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# Prospects

Will the next Niall Scully please stand up?

Jan 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 8,738 Views 11 Comments

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

Exciting Ireland U19 squad named for Donnybrook clash with Japan
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# Talent

Exciting Ireland U19 squad named for Donnybrook clash with Japan

Mar 22nd 2017, 11:19 AM 10,652 Views 6 Comments

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

Leinster wing Larmour among the standouts in Ireland U20s win
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Leinster wing Larmour among the standouts in Ireland U20s win

Feb 25th 2017, 10:15 AM 8,453 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 8th 2016, 6:21 PM 11,228 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 22nd 2016, 3:58 PM 9,076 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 2nd 2016, 6:30 AM 8,667 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 15th 2016, 7:00 AM 6,012 Views 2 Comments

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

The most talented U18 players in Ireland selected for Easter tournaments
# The Future
# The Future

The most talented U18 players in Ireland selected for Easter tournaments

Mar 22nd 2016, 3:32 PM 23,545 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Mar 18th 2016, 9:56 PM 12,554 Views 2 Comments

Cillian Gallagher, Adam McBurney and Andrew Porter were impressive.

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

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

Mar 11th 2016, 9:48 PM 12,038 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 5th 2016, 10:02 PM 12,348 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 5th 2016, 9:32 PM 7,872 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 26th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,844 Views 3 Comments

The latest U20 squad has several promising forwards.

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

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

Jan 25th 2016, 1:29 PM 9,689 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 19th 2016, 7:28 PM 15,880 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Jan 11th 2016, 2:27 PM 4,930 Views 2 Comments

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

World Cup provides an exciting opportunity for Leinster's young stars
# The Future Is Now
# The Future Is Now

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

Aug 26th 2015, 12:03 PM 7,331 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 22nd 2015, 5:53 PM 6,778 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 4th 2015, 4:58 PM 6,165 Views 10 Comments

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

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