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#Ross Byrne

# ross-byrne - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Step up, Ross Byrne? Carbery's cruel blow has ramifications for Munster and Ireland

The 24-year-old Athy man has had a torrid time with injuries in the past year.

# ross-byrne - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Leinster's winning streak rumbles on thanks to dominant defence against Munster

Ross Byrne was instrumental as Leinster opened up a 13-0 lead which Munster could not reel in.

# ross-byrne - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Cullen wants 7-try Leinster to be even more clinical

The province scored seven tries for the second week running, but the head coach was annoyed by the chances they left behind.

# ross-byrne - Friday 13 December, 2019

Furlong and Ross Byrne in for Leinster's Champions Cup meeting with Saints

Scott Fardy captains the side at the Aviva Stadium in the absence of Johnny Sexton.

# ross-byrne - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Ireland's shortcomings limit Byrne's chance to show his qualities

The 24-year-old Leinster man started well but struggled more as Ireland crumbled.

# ross-byrne - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Ireland crash and burn as England rip Schmidt's men apart in London

Ireland conceded eight tries in a record defeat against the English.

# ross-byrne - Thursday 22 August, 2019

'Ross is very, very motivated to do the job for us on Saturday' - Schmidt

Jack Carty is also set to get plenty of game time against England.

Tough Twickenham Test ideal showcase for Byrne

It will be a first international start for the Leinster 10, but he will be playing in a tried and tested side.

Byrne starts at 10 as Schmidt recalls Ireland's big guns for England

The Leinster man will get his first Test start at Twickenham on Saturday.

# ross-byrne - Saturday 27 April, 2019

'Every time you pull on a Leinster jersey, you are expected to win'

Ross Byrne captains his province for the first time this evening as Leo Cullen’s men bid to win their first Pro14 game in four.

# ross-byrne - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Unflappable Byrne not thrown off course by 'surprise' Ireland omission 10

Unflappable Byrne not thrown off course by 'surprise' Ireland omission

The 24-year-old is focused on performing for Leinster in his bid to get back in Joe Schmidt’s World Cup plans.

# ross-byrne - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Byrne shows his mettle to guide Leinster back into European semi-finals

The out-half defied cramp to produce the match-winning moment for Leo Cullen’s side last night.

# ross-byrne - Saturday 30 March, 2019

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Champions Cup quarter-final

We went minute-by-minute for what proved to be an epic inter-pro clash in the Aviva Stadium.

'It is a great step for Ross. He deserves it more than anyone in the group' 10

'It is a great step for Ross. He deserves it more than anyone in the group'

Leo Cullen has complete trust in Ross Byrne as he steps in to make his first start in a European knockout game this evening.

# ross-byrne - Friday 22 March, 2019

Ciaran Frawley takes over 10 shirt for Leinster as Ross Byrne is withdrawn

The knock-on effect means Jimmy O’Brien will start at fullback in Edinburgh this evening.

# ross-byrne - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Byrne and Marmion back in Schmidt's Ireland squad for France

Sean Cronin is not included in the 37-man panel, while Robbie Henshaw and Dan Leavy remain unavailable through injury.

# ross-byrne - Friday 22 February, 2019

Leinster run 9 past Kings to tighten stranglehold on play-off spot

Ed Byrne and Noel Reid grabbed two apiece as Leinster moved within one win of securing their place in the knockout stage.

# ross-byrne - Friday 18 January, 2019

'It's difficult when you miss out but Ross just needs to focus on playing well'

Ross Byrne has the chance to produce a big performance for Leinster against Wasps at the end of a disappointing week for the out-half.

# ross-byrne - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'He's a real leader': Leinster have confidence in Byrne to deputise for Sexton 10

'He's a real leader': Leinster have confidence in Byrne to deputise for Sexton

The recently-capped Ireland international could be in line for a big starting role against Toulouse this weekend.

# ross-byrne - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Ross Byrne stars as Leinster romp to victory at Rodney Parade

Leo Cullen’s second-string side scored nine tries away to Dragons on Saturday evening.

# ross-byrne - Sunday 4 November, 2018

'I was thinking, ‘Am I ever going to get a cap?’' - Ireland's Ross Byrne

The Leinster out-half came off the bench to help Joe Schmidt’s team beat Italy.

# ross-byrne - Thursday 1 November, 2018

'Workaholic' Ruddock captains as Schmidt looks for seamless Ireland debuts

Will Addison and Ross Byrne are set to win their first caps off the Ireland bench against Italy.

# ross-byrne - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'His skill-set was always above his age-grade': Test rugby always a matter of 'when' not 'if' for Ross Byrne

Rory O’Loughlin has watched the uncapped out-half grow up and has continually seen him impress.

# ross-byrne - Thursday 25 October, 2018

The uncapped inclusions make sense as Schmidt names deep November squad

Ross Byrne, Will Addison and Sammy Arnold are already familiar with Schmidt’s demands.

# ross-byrne - Monday 8 October, 2018

'Seeing Johnny every day you want to get to his level'

Ross Byrne seized his starting opportunity against Munster on Saturday, as he strives to bring his game to new levels.

# ross-byrne - Thursday 30 August, 2018

20-year-old Doris starts Pro14 opener as Tomane gets Leinster debut

Ross Byrne will be in the Irish province’s number 10 shirt tomorrow evening.

# ross-byrne - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

'He's in a great rugby moment': Contepomi backs Leinster's Byrne to step up and fill Sexton's shoes

The 23-year-old could make an ahead-of-schedule return this Friday night.

# ross-byrne - Saturday 25 August, 2018

'You want to put your hand up for a World Cup place' - Byrne's ambition

The out-half has become a key man in Leinster’s squad in recent seasons.

# ross-byrne - Friday 22 June, 2018

Confidence, conviction and calmness personified - Ross Byrne's journey to the Test arena

The 23-year-old out-half is poised to make his Ireland debut in Sydney on Saturday after an excellent season with Leinster.

# ross-byrne - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Ireland set to hand 'smart kid' Byrne debut from bench against Wallabies

The 23-year-old out-half has been included among the replacements for Saturday’s clash in Sydney.

# ross-byrne - Thursday 14 June, 2018

The Rugby Show: Reaction to Ireland's team news as Schmidt makes eight changes to the side Down Under This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Reaction to Ireland's team news as Schmidt makes eight changes to the side

Murray Kinsella joins us from Melbourne with all the latest news from the Irish camp.

# ross-byrne - Monday 4 June, 2018

Leinster's Ross Byrne has earned his shot with Ireland in Australia

Joe Schmidt said the out-half was happy to stay at home when offered the chance to move to Ulster.

# ross-byrne - Friday 27 April, 2018

Byrne at 10 and Carbery at 15 as Leinster look to spoil Muldoon's party

The Connacht captain will make his final appearance for the province before retirement tomorrow.

# ross-byrne - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'I've got nothing against Brian O'Driscoll. He can say what he wants'

The Ireland legend said that Ulster are a “basket case” of a province.

The reality is that the IRFU can't force Carbery, Byrne or anyone to move

Ulster are looking to sign an out-half in the wake of Paddy Jackson’s contract being revoked.

# ross-byrne - Monday 23 April, 2018

'We're not in the business of hoarding players, we're here to develop players'

Leinster scrum coach John Fogarty says neither Ross Byrne or Joey Carbery will be forced to leave the province against their will.

# ross-byrne - Monday 26 February, 2018

Sean O'Brien making strides towards recovery, but Scarlets trip will come too soon

The flanker has not played since December, but is back in non-contact training with Leinster.

# ross-byrne - Monday 18 December, 2017

Christmas cool-off welcome after another weekend of big Champions Cup collisions

After emerging victorious from another physical bout with Exeter Chiefs, Leo Cullen answered some tough questions about the state of the game.

# ross-byrne - Thursday 30 November, 2017

'Ross knows he’s going well and he’s getting the support from his team'

Joey Carbery has dominated much of the discussion after his performances for Ireland this month, but he’s still stuck behind Ross Byrne in Leinster’s pecking order.

# ross-byrne - Friday 3 November, 2017

A breakthrough season in the bank, Byrne oozing confidence as he pulls the Leinster strings

The out-half says he is more comfortable in a blue shirt now he has a full season at senior level behind him.

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