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#Rob Kearney

# rob-kearney - Monday 14 February, 2022

'The most euphoric moment I ever experienced as a player': Ireland rugby legend Rob Kearney
# Le Drop
# Le Drop

'The most euphoric moment I ever experienced as a player': Ireland rugby legend Rob Kearney

Feb 14th 2022, 4:18 PM 36,325 Views 22 Comments

The now retired fullback was speaking on the first episode of our new show, The Front Row.

Listen to the first episode of our new rugby show - The Front Row - with Rob Kearney
# In Full
# In Full

Listen to the first episode of our new rugby show - The Front Row - with Rob Kearney

Feb 14th 2022, 1:45 PM 1,345 Views 0 Comments

Seán Burke, Murray Kinsella and Eimear Considine were joined by Irish rugby royalty to kick off the series, in partnership with Guinness.

# rob-kearney - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Rob Kearney: 'I'd expect a relatively comfortable win for Ireland in that first game'
# Forecast
# Forecast

Rob Kearney: 'I'd expect a relatively comfortable win for Ireland in that first game'

Updated Jan 30th 2022, 10:00 AM 39,791 Views 19 Comments

Kearney has been impressed with Hugo Keenan’s rise at fullback.

# rob-kearney - Saturday 27 November, 2021

Barbarians men's game against Samoa called off due to Covid cases
# Twickenham
# Twickenham

Barbarians men's game against Samoa called off due to Covid cases

Nov 27th 2021, 1:49 PM 10,368 Views 5 Comments

The fixture was due to be Rob Kearney’s final appearance before retirement.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Rob Kearney set for Barbarians swansong as he confirms retirement from rugby
# The Last Dance
# The Last Dance

Rob Kearney set for Barbarians swansong as he confirms retirement from rugby

Nov 23rd 2021, 5:00 PM 34,676 Views 23 Comments

The 35-year-old former Leinster and Ireland fullback will sign off this weekend at Twickenham.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Will URC teams embrace the new 50:22 law?
# Gamechanger
# Gamechanger

Will URC teams embrace the new 50:22 law?

Sep 23rd 2021, 7:15 AM 8,464 Views 8 Comments

Hugo Keenan, Felipe Contepomi and Rob Kearney offer their thoughts on the new law.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

'The transition is tough and it takes time. You have to find a new purpose' - Kearney
# New Normal
# New Normal

'The transition is tough and it takes time. You have to find a new purpose' - Kearney

Updated Sep 22nd 2021, 12:00 PM 31,579 Views 11 Comments

Former Ireland fullback Rob Kearney isn’t ruling out one last move before retiring from rugby.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Injury rules Rob Kearney out of Super Rugby AU semi-final
# Robbed
# Robbed

Injury rules Rob Kearney out of Super Rugby AU semi-final

Apr 29th 2021, 4:42 PM 6,502 Views 0 Comments

Kearney’s Western Force take on the Brumbies on Saturday morning.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 25 March, 2021

How an Irishman with a glorious past is helping Western Force build for the future
# Force Of Nature
# Force Of Nature

How an Irishman with a glorious past is helping Western Force build for the future

Mar 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 40,676 Views 10 Comments

On the eve of his 35th birthday, a look at the influence being exerted by Rob Kearney in Perth.

# rob-kearney - Monday 22 February, 2021

'It was great to see an Irish international playing Super Rugby'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'It was great to see an Irish international playing Super Rugby'

Feb 22nd 2021, 4:26 PM 15,246 Views 8 Comments

34-year-old Rob Kearney impressed for the Force in their defeat to the Brumbies.

# rob-kearney - Friday 19 February, 2021

Kearney shows glimpses of class on debut but Force fall short
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Kearney shows glimpses of class on debut but Force fall short

Feb 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 47,593 Views 15 Comments

Rob Kearney became the oldest outfield player ever to make his Super Rugby bow as the Brumbies displayed their superiority in Perth.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Rob Kearney makes first Western Force appearance ahead of new Super Rugby AU season
# Debut
# Debut

Rob Kearney makes first Western Force appearance ahead of new Super Rugby AU season

Feb 9th 2021, 10:54 AM 13,485 Views 2 Comments

Irish rugby’s most decorated player signed for the Force in September and made to move to Australia just after Christmas.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

'Joe really does get a bit emotional and it doesn’t feel right. Like seeing your dad cry'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

'Joe really does get a bit emotional and it doesn’t feel right. Like seeing your dad cry'

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:00 AM 13,990 Views 6 Comments

Rob Kearney recalls the end of an era with the Irish team.

# rob-kearney - Saturday 14 November, 2020

'I had almost resigned myself to the fact that I was looking at retirement'
# Next Chapter
# Next Chapter

'I had almost resigned myself to the fact that I was looking at retirement'

Nov 14th 2020, 8:45 AM 12,714 Views 3 Comments

Rob Kearney will continue his foray into TV work before heading to join the Western Force in Perth.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 12 November, 2020

'He's built up a very quick rapport with the Munster lads' - James Lowe settles in
# Foes And Friends
# Foes And Friends

'He's built up a very quick rapport with the Munster lads' - James Lowe settles in

Nov 12th 2020, 6:05 AM 15,590 Views 22 Comments

Rob Kearney believes the Leinster wing’s biggest challenge tomorrow will be in defence.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

McDonald links up with fellow Louth man Rob Kearney at the Western Force
# Return
# Return

McDonald links up with fellow Louth man Rob Kearney at the Western Force

Nov 10th 2020, 9:13 AM 14,026 Views 4 Comments

The 21-year-old scrum-half previously played for the Perth-based club.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Kearney and Nugent head up Premier Sports' Autumn Nations Cup coverage
# TV
# TV

Kearney and Nugent head up Premier Sports' Autumn Nations Cup coverage

Nov 4th 2020, 11:23 AM 6,798 Views 8 Comments

The broadcaster will show the fixtures not involving Andy Farrell’s Ireland.

# rob-kearney - Saturday 24 October, 2020

'I was a player who served bread and butter when people wanted cake'
# No Hiding
# No Hiding

'I was a player who served bread and butter when people wanted cake'

Oct 24th 2020, 8:04 AM 49,465 Views 18 Comments

Rob Kearney has won two Grand Slams, four Six Nations titles and four Champions Cups but he tells Garry Doyle that luck was a key factor in his success.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year
# Recommended Reading
# Recommended Reading

Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year

Oct 20th 2020, 1:40 PM 6,152 Views 2 Comments

The42′s Niall Kelly has also been nominated for his work on Barry Geraghty’s autobiography ‘True Colours’.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

What can Rob Kearney expect from his final chapter with the Force?
# Down Under
# Down Under

What can Rob Kearney expect from his final chapter with the Force?

Sep 30th 2020, 6:30 AM 20,704 Views 12 Comments

The 34-year-old is joining a club that hopes to emerge as a real force in Aussie rugby.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Recalling schooldays admiring Kearney's prowess, and 'frustrating' Leinster selection battles
# Appreciation
# Appreciation

Recalling schooldays admiring Kearney's prowess, and 'frustrating' Leinster selection battles

Updated Sep 29th 2020, 10:54 PM 34,738 Views 3 Comments

Josh van der Flier pays tribute to Rob Kearney as he prepares to join Australian side Western Force.

Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force
# New Chapter
# New Chapter

Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force

Sep 29th 2020, 8:47 AM 41,549 Views 25 Comments

The 34-year-old completes the move following his recent departure from Leinster and Ireland.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 24 September, 2020

A tribute to Rob Kearney: the history maker who kept coming back for more
# History Maker
# History Maker

A tribute to Rob Kearney: the history maker who kept coming back for more

Sep 24th 2020, 7:47 PM 30,889 Views 21 Comments

Rob Kearney is on his way out of Leinster and Irish rugby but he leaves with a glittering CV and the knowledge he got the most out of his talent.

Rob Kearney pens emotional farewell letter as he bows out at Leinster
# Legend
# Legend

Rob Kearney pens emotional farewell letter as he bows out at Leinster

Sep 24th 2020, 11:36 AM 49,875 Views 38 Comments

Full-back is most decorated medalist in Irish rugby history – winning four Six Nations titles including two grand slams, four Heineken Cups and six Pro14 titles.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Kearney and McFadden bid farewell to Leinster after superb service
# Stalwarts
# Stalwarts

Kearney and McFadden bid farewell to Leinster after superb service

Sep 22nd 2020, 4:00 PM 13,519 Views 10 Comments

The 34-year-old pair have had many great days with their native province.

# rob-kearney - Sunday 13 September, 2020

All-for-one, one-for-all attitude evident as Leinster win yet again
# Band Of Brothers
# Band Of Brothers

All-for-one, one-for-all attitude evident as Leinster win yet again

Sep 13th 2020, 7:10 AM 30,593 Views 20 Comments

Leo Cullen reacts to Leinster’s third Pro14 title in a row by praising his team’s collective effort.

# rob-kearney - Saturday 12 September, 2020

'They are the best team mates you could possibly have'
# Parting Gift
# Parting Gift

'They are the best team mates you could possibly have'

Sep 12th 2020, 11:07 PM 17,700 Views 22 Comments

Man of the match Josh van der Flier explains why Leinster’s players decided to ask retiring heroes Rob Kearney and Fergus McFadden to lift the Pro14 trophy.

# rob-kearney - Friday 11 September, 2020

Sexton on the bench, Ryan returns and Ringrose captains Leinster for Pro14 final
# Plenty In Reserve
# Plenty In Reserve

Sexton on the bench, Ryan returns and Ringrose captains Leinster for Pro14 final

Sep 11th 2020, 12:12 PM 31,346 Views 34 Comments

Ross Byrne, hero of Leinster’s 2019 Champions Cup quarter-final win over Ulster, starts at 10.

# rob-kearney - Monday 31 August, 2020

Why Rob Kearney could have a big role against one of Munster's key weapons
# Rule The Skies
# Rule The Skies

Why Rob Kearney could have a big role against one of Munster's key weapons

Aug 31st 2020, 7:00 PM 10,668 Views 24 Comments

Conor Murray’s box-kicking has been superb over the past two weekends.

# rob-kearney - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Fullbacks in focus with Kearney and Stockdale at very different stages
# 15s
# 15s

Fullbacks in focus with Kearney and Stockdale at very different stages

Aug 29th 2020, 8:30 AM 8,902 Views 10 Comments

Stockdale is still learning the trade as a fullback and will stand opposite legend battling to earn his place back in Leinster’s first team.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Leinster announce 28 new contracts as Kearney and McFadden stay short-term
# New Deals
# New Deals

Leinster announce 28 new contracts as Kearney and McFadden stay short-term

Jun 25th 2020, 11:21 AM 10,859 Views 32 Comments

Joe Tomane’s departure has been officially confirmed.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

'We'll do our best to make sure people have the opportunity to say a proper goodbye'
# Contracts
# Contracts

'We'll do our best to make sure people have the opportunity to say a proper goodbye'

Apr 15th 2020, 6:00 AM 16,393 Views 26 Comments

Leinster man Rob Kearney’s current IRFU deal is due to expire this summer.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Rob Kearney, Matt Williams and BOD: A look at the new Guinness Six Nations show on Virgin Media
# TV Watch
# TV Watch

Rob Kearney, Matt Williams and BOD: A look at the new Guinness Six Nations show on Virgin Media

Jan 28th 2020, 11:10 AM 9,598 Views 4 Comments

Hosted by Muireann O’Connell, Andrew Trimble and Greg O’Shea, The Line-Out starts on Virgin Media Two this Thursday night.

Rob Kearney, BOD and some laughs: A look at the new Guinness Six Nations show on Virgin Media
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Rob Kearney, BOD and some laughs: A look at the new Guinness Six Nations show on Virgin Media

Jan 28th 2020, 10:48 AM 12,014 Views 0 Comments

Hosted by Muireann O’Connell, Andrew Trimble and Greg O’Shea, The Line-Out starts on Virgin Media Two this Thursday night.

# rob-kearney - Monday 23 December, 2019

Farrell: Door still open for Kearney, or any in-form player, to feature in Six Nations
# Ajar
# Ajar

Farrell: Door still open for Kearney, or any in-form player, to feature in Six Nations

Dec 23rd 2019, 4:54 PM 18,565 Views 26 Comments

“I’ve spoken to Rob but also other players who are not here and told them we will be watching them over this Christmas period.”

# rob-kearney - Friday 20 December, 2019

All eyes on Rob Kearney and Leinster's production line as they welcome Ulster to RDS
# Inter-pro
# Inter-pro

All eyes on Rob Kearney and Leinster's production line as they welcome Ulster to RDS

Dec 20th 2019, 7:00 AM 9,678 Views 14 Comments

Ulster will have to deliver a major shock to upset the pace-setters in Europe and the Pro14 this evening.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Cullen backs Kearney to begin road back to Ireland setup against Ulster
# Inter-pros
# Inter-pros

Cullen backs Kearney to begin road back to Ireland setup against Ulster

Dec 19th 2019, 2:48 PM 8,703 Views 19 Comments

The head coach doesn’t have to look beyond his own squad for proof a 33-year-old can play his way back in.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Kearney and Larmour working closely and 'learning from each other'
# 15
# 15

Kearney and Larmour working closely and 'learning from each other'

Dec 4th 2019, 6:30 AM 5,497 Views 6 Comments

‘If I can take a few things from his game and add them to mine then that is definitely a plus,’ says Larmour.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Kearney and O'Mahony recalled as Schmidt names team to face All Blacks
# Named
# Named

Kearney and O'Mahony recalled as Schmidt names team to face All Blacks

Oct 17th 2019, 8:03 AM 41,487 Views 64 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s starting XV has 886 caps worth of Test rugby experience.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Watch: The two early tries that have Ireland up and running against Russia
# Strong Start
# Strong Start

Watch: The two early tries that have Ireland up and running against Russia

Oct 3rd 2019, 11:48 AM 7,656 Views 8 Comments

Ireland have made a superb start as they chase the all-important bonus point after taking an early 14-0 lead against Russia.

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