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#Richardt Strauss

# richardt-strauss - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

'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.

# richardt-strauss - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

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.

'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.

# richardt-strauss - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

'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.

# richardt-strauss - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Leinster's fullback problems persist as Nacewa and Kearney sit out training

Cian Healy looks scooter-tastic though.

# richardt-strauss - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Leinster face injury headaches with short turnaround for huge Bath clash

Three of the province’s players suffered head injuries against Wasps.

# richardt-strauss - Thursday 1 October, 2015

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.

# richardt-strauss - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Is this disallowed Simon Zebo effort the greatest try that Ireland never scored?

Could they not have let this one stand?

# richardt-strauss - Thursday 10 September, 2015

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.’

# richardt-strauss - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

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.

# richardt-strauss - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

'It was great to have Joe there to deflect the attention onto him!'

Hooker Richardt Strauss is now officially an Irishman.

# richardt-strauss - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

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'One of the best': Joe Schmidt becomes an Irish citizen

Richardt Strauss and Olly Hodges were also granted citizenship today.

# richardt-strauss - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

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?

# richardt-strauss - Thursday 25 June, 2015

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.

# richardt-strauss - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

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.

# richardt-strauss - Friday 10 October, 2014

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.

# richardt-strauss - Friday 3 October, 2014

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.

# richardt-strauss - Monday 15 September, 2014

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.

# richardt-strauss - Monday 12 May, 2014

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.

# richardt-strauss - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

'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.

# richardt-strauss - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

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.

# richardt-strauss - Monday 17 February, 2014

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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.

# richardt-strauss - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

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.

# richardt-strauss - Saturday 18 January, 2014

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.

# richardt-strauss - Thursday 16 January, 2014

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.

# richardt-strauss - Monday 21 October, 2013

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.

# richardt-strauss - Saturday 12 October, 2013

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.

# richardt-strauss - Monday 7 October, 2013

Richardt Strauss out for the season with heart condition

The Leinster and Ireland hooker will undergo surgery this week.

# richardt-strauss - Sunday 28 July, 2013

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.

# richardt-strauss - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

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.

# richardt-strauss - Friday 29 March, 2013

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.

# richardt-strauss - Monday 21 January, 2013

Richardt Strauss out of Ireland's 6 Nations squad, while Declan Kidney calls up 7 more

The Leinster man as suffered an ankle injury.

# richardt-strauss - Friday 18 January, 2013

Lucky 13? O'Driscoll to start Leinster's final fling

Leinster make five changes for tomorrow’s match against Exeter Chiefs.

# richardt-strauss - Friday 11 January, 2013

Schmidt remaining hopeful on Nacewa and Strauss

The Leinster coach could have the pair back for Saturday’s crucial Heineken Cup fixtures against Scarlets.

# richardt-strauss - Monday 7 January, 2013

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.

# richardt-strauss - Monday 17 December, 2012

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.

# richardt-strauss - Friday 14 December, 2012

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.

Reddan returns for Clermont showdown

Joe Schmidt has made four changes for tomorrow’s Pool 5 clash in the Aviva Stadium.

# richardt-strauss - Thursday 13 December, 2012

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.

# richardt-strauss - Monday 26 November, 2012

Open thread: What Ireland side should start the 6 Nations?

Declan Kidney will have big decisions to make next February.

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