# Richardt Strauss

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# Heineken Champions Cup
'I can see myself living and dying in Ireland one day, it's not like I said goodbye for keeps'
A year on from celebrating Leinster’s fourth European Cup in Bilbao, Richardt Strauss will watch today’s final from a very different vantage point.
# Explosive
'I would back myself' - Cronin believes he's still in the Lions frame
The Leinster hooker is positive about making a full recovery from his hamstring injury.
Ireland back their adopted South Africans to show Boks what they’re missing
Forwards coach Simon Easterby played on Ireland’s 2004 tour to South Africa.
# Residency Rules
'All you can do once they qualify is start judging them on performance'
IRFU performance director David Nucifora says Ireland are playing by the rules.
# Homecoming
'I like the niggly stuff' - Stander ready to be Springboks' target
The 26-year-old is aware there will be extra focus on him in South Africa.
# Injury Update
Leinster's fullback problems persist as Nacewa and Kearney sit out training
Cian Healy looks scooter-tastic though.
# Concussion
Leinster face injury headaches with short turnaround for huge Bath clash
Three of the province’s players suffered head injuries against Wasps.
# fast and furious
It's thumbs up from the Irish rugby squad during a day off today
The players were enjoying themselves at Mercedes-Benz World in Surrey.
# liquid rugby
Is this disallowed Simon Zebo effort the greatest try that Ireland never scored?
Could they not have let this one stand?
# minnows
Schmidt not ignoring 'incredible banana skin' in Ireland's RWC opener
‘You don’t have to look back too far to 2007 and see that assumptions can undo teams very quickly.’
# Not long now
Ireland 'don't have to reinvent the wheel' but growth needed for RWC
‘We’re going in now knowing that we have to work hard,’ says hooker Richardt Strauss.
# Citizen Strauss
'It was great to have Joe there to deflect the attention onto him!'
Hooker Richardt Strauss is now officially an Irishman.
# Céad Míle Fáilte
'One of the best': Joe Schmidt becomes an Irish citizen
Richardt Strauss and Olly Hodges were also granted citizenship today.
# prop life
8 front rows or 9? Which props and hookers will make Schmidt's final World Cup squad?
Who gets the nod at loosehead and hooker?
# front row union
On the plane or out in the cold? We assess Ireland's World Cup front row options
11 front rows vying for 9 places in the final squad.
# Dangerous Play
Should Toulon's Suta be cited for this dangerous choke hold against Leinster?
Referee Wayne Barnes felt the actions warranted only a penalty in Marseille.
# big man is back
After almost five months out, Richardt Strauss returns to the Leinster team for Zebre clash
Hooker will make his 95th appearance for the province in their PRO12 fixture tomorrow afternoon.
# the a teams
Richardt Strauss will get his season under way against Munster A tomorrow
Jack O’Donoghue will captain the southern province’s shadow side in Donnybrook tomorrow.
# Hamstrung
Leinster preparing to bring Strauss back 'banging bodies' in time to face Munster
The hooker appeared to be still doing non-contact training today, but that’s all about to change.
# Back in action
No ill effects for Leinster's O'Brien as McCarthy and Cullen pick up strains
The province will be without Richardt Strauss for their Pro12 semi-final against Ulster, but Eoin Reddan should return.
# column
'You go in for a tackle and wake up 30 seconds later' - Niall Annett on concussion in rugby
The Ulster hooker looks at the recent spate of neck injuries and concussion in rugby and how clubs are seeking to prevent it.
# Team news
Fitzgerald, Reddan and Strauss named in Leinster team to face Cardiff Blues
Meanwhile, academy player Jack Conan starts in the back row for tomorrow’s Pro12 clash.
# Six Nations
No return in sight for Fitzgerald or Strauss as Ireland set sights on England
Isaac Boss should be fit for the Twickenham clash despite being forcefully flung to the RDS turf on Friday.
# Heart
Returning Strauss moved by RDS ovation -- Heaslip
The number eight also had nothing but praise for Jordi Murphy and Rhys Ruddock as they come into Ireland camp.
# Comeback
Strauss' return is 'brilliant for him and fantastic for us' - O'Connor
The Leinster head coach was delighted by his hooker’s return and the impact of Cian Healy.
# Comeback
Remarkable recovery for Strauss to return to Leinster squad for Ospreys clash
The Ireland international has completed a remarkable recovery following heart surgery in October.
# Injury Update
Heart surgery a success for Strauss as BOD remains a doubt
The Leinster hooker is expected to make a full return to rugby, but O’Driscoll’s calf is still causing trouble.
# Donnybrook
Snapshot: Richardt Strauss takes in Leinster A game on road to recovery
The Ireland international was due to undergo surgery on his heart condition this week.
# Leinster
Richardt Strauss out for the season with heart condition
The Leinster and Ireland hooker will undergo surgery this week.
# baby blues
Young Leinster fan doesn't take kindly to Isaac Boss ruining his new jersey
€50 for the home infants kit and Bossy cracks the permanent marker out.
# Pro12
Strauss looking to deliver knock-out blow to Munster's Pro12 hopes
The Ireland international is hoping to finish an injury-interrupted with silverware but Paul O’Connell may have something to say about it.
# Pro12
Richardt Strauss set to make his Leinster return tomorrow night
Leinster and Ulster have named their sides for tomorrow’s Pro12 inter-pro in the RDS.
# 6 Nations
Richardt Strauss out of Ireland's 6 Nations squad, while Declan Kidney calls up 7 more
The Leinster man as suffered an ankle injury.
# Heineken Cup
Lucky 13? O'Driscoll to start Leinster's final fling
Leinster make five changes for tomorrow’s match against Exeter Chiefs.
# Heineken Cup
Schmidt remaining hopeful on Nacewa and Strauss
The Leinster coach could have the pair back for Saturday’s crucial Heineken Cup fixtures against Scarlets.
# mission improbable
Heineken Cup: Leinster hopeful on returns for Strauss and Nacewa
Guy Easterby revealed that Brian O’Driscoll and Rob Kearney came through the Edinburgh win in good shape.
# Injury Update
Leinster relief following Strauss knee news
Richardt Strauss should be fit in time for the Six Nations after it was revealed that he has not torn his cruciate knee ligaments.
# Heineken Cup
Malcolm O'Kelly backs Leinster to ride the storm and hit their targets
Leinster could do with some lineout advice after last weekend’s blundering.
# Heineken Cup
Reddan returns for Clermont showdown
Joe Schmidt has made four changes for tomorrow’s Pool 5 clash in the Aviva Stadium.
# getting heated
McCarthy is not the only Connacht player to express an interest to come to Leinster – Schmidt
The row over Mike McCarthy’s switch to Leinster shows no signs of going away.