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#Rugby Players Ireland

# rugby-players-ireland - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Ringrose named Players’ Player of the Year at Irish players awards ceremony
# Top Gong
# Top Gong

Ringrose named Players’ Player of the Year at Irish players awards ceremony

Oct 17th 2020, 8:30 PM 7,993 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, his Leinster and Ireland team-mate Caelan Doris is the Nevin Spence Young Player of the Year.

# rugby-players-ireland - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Still no agreement reached in IRFU discussions with players over salary cuts
# Ongoing
# Ongoing

Still no agreement reached in IRFU discussions with players over salary cuts

Jul 1st 2020, 3:43 PM 4,099 Views 16 Comments

The two parties are now due to meet again later this week.

# rugby-players-ireland - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Still no resolution in IRFU discussions with players over possible salary cuts
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

Still no resolution in IRFU discussions with players over possible salary cuts

Jun 24th 2020, 2:32 PM 3,960 Views 14 Comments

The two parties will meet again next week after today’s discussions failed to produce a decision.

# rugby-players-ireland - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

'After the coach spoke, you'd turn into the corner and type your name into Twitter'
# Tackle Your Feelings
# Tackle Your Feelings

'After the coach spoke, you'd turn into the corner and type your name into Twitter'

Mar 25th 2020, 12:40 PM 24,609 Views 3 Comments

Connacht out-half Jack Carty speaks about his struggles to move past online criticism of his performances.

# rugby-players-ireland - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

'If you think about it like an iceberg, I only show you what I want you to see'
# Tackle Your Feelings
# Tackle Your Feelings

'If you think about it like an iceberg, I only show you what I want you to see'

Sep 25th 2019, 4:24 PM 7,917 Views 2 Comments

James Lowe is the latest player to lend his support to Rugby Players Ireland’s Tackle Your Feelings campaign.

# rugby-players-ireland - Monday 6 May, 2019

'Until your family is hit with adversity, we take everything for granted'
# Interview
# Interview

'Until your family is hit with adversity, we take everything for granted'

May 6th 2019, 8:00 AM 37,449 Views 8 Comments

Ahead of Saturday’s Champions Cup final, Leinster’s James Tracy tells The42 about his sister’s illness and why working with MS Ireland is a cause close to his heart.

# rugby-players-ireland - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Brainwave giving Connacht's Carty added edge in magnificent season
# Mindset
# Mindset

Brainwave giving Connacht's Carty added edge in magnificent season

May 1st 2019, 2:53 PM 7,404 Views 23 Comments

The out-half says he has exceeded his own expectations in the last 12 months.

# rugby-players-ireland - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Six nominees in the running for RPI Supporters' Player of the Year award
# Top Performers
# Top Performers

Six nominees in the running for RPI Supporters' Player of the Year award

Apr 4th 2019, 3:30 PM 13,318 Views 44 Comments

All four provinces are represented in the shortlist announced by Rugby Players Ireland.

# rugby-players-ireland - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Ireland rugby captain Griffin passionate about using her leadership qualities to help others
# Healthy Body Healthy Mind
# Healthy Body Healthy Mind

Ireland rugby captain Griffin passionate about using her leadership qualities to help others

Nov 20th 2018, 2:18 PM 3,464 Views 1 Comment

The Munster and UL Bohemian flanker is on her way to earning qualifications in health and fitness thanks to the Goodbody Rugby Players Ireland Personal Development Bursary.

# rugby-players-ireland - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'We need to protect and respect a player’s right to medical confidentiality'
# Public Domain
# Public Domain

'We need to protect and respect a player’s right to medical confidentiality'

Oct 9th 2018, 8:00 PM 45,520 Views 74 Comments

Rugby Players Ireland has backed its members to guard their injury information.

# rugby-players-ireland - Friday 5 October, 2018

James Ryan relieved to move beyond unbeaten streak after finally tasting defeat
# Inter-pro
# Inter-pro

James Ryan relieved to move beyond unbeaten streak after finally tasting defeat

Oct 5th 2018, 9:45 AM 9,170 Views 8 Comments

Though his winning run still stands in Leinster colours.

# rugby-players-ireland - Monday 6 August, 2018

Schmidt and Heaslip visit Irish rugby's inaugural 'rookie camp'
# Future Planning
# Future Planning

Schmidt and Heaslip visit Irish rugby's inaugural 'rookie camp'

Aug 6th 2018, 8:00 AM 41,195 Views 5 Comments

Marcus Horan of Rugby Players Ireland explains what the inaugural camp involved.

# rugby-players-ireland - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Top class Keith Earls voted Players' Player of the Year after Grand Slam season
# Top Gong
# Top Gong

Top class Keith Earls voted Players' Player of the Year after Grand Slam season

May 16th 2018, 11:30 PM 10,184 Views 20 Comments

Meanwhile, the record-breaking Jacob Stockdale managed to beat James Ryan to the Young Player of the Year award.

# rugby-players-ireland - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

O'Driscoll to join an illustrious group as he's inducted into Rugby Players Ireland hall of fame
# Legend
# Legend

O'Driscoll to join an illustrious group as he's inducted into Rugby Players Ireland hall of fame

May 9th 2018, 2:54 PM 8,614 Views 41 Comments

“To be recognised in this way by the Irish rugby community is incredibly humbling.”

# rugby-players-ireland - Monday 23 April, 2018

Earls, Furlong, Murray and Sexton up for Players' Player of the Year
# Awards Night
# Awards Night

Earls, Furlong, Murray and Sexton up for Players' Player of the Year

Apr 23rd 2018, 1:32 PM 9,084 Views 27 Comments

James Ryan, Jacob Stockdale and Jordan Larmour have been nominated for Young Player of the Year.

# rugby-players-ireland - Friday 20 April, 2018

Rugby Players Ireland to facilitate player behaviour workshops 'in light of recent events'
# Education
# Education

Rugby Players Ireland to facilitate player behaviour workshops 'in light of recent events'

Apr 20th 2018, 11:09 AM 16,070 Views 0 Comments

“We are actively developing the contents of our Player Wellbeing Programme in conjunction with the IRFU and provincial management teams.”

# rugby-players-ireland - Monday 5 March, 2018

'Guys who never played amateur rugby get to see how it used to be - fun before and afterwards'
# Legends Game
# Legends Game

'Guys who never played amateur rugby get to see how it used to be - fun before and afterwards'

Mar 5th 2018, 12:24 PM 10,408 Views 2 Comments

For the ninth successive year, Ireland will play England in the pre-Six Nations legends fixture.

# rugby-players-ireland - Monday 23 October, 2017

Women's squad asks representative body to assist in dispute with IRFU
# Legacy
# Legacy

Women's squad asks representative body to assist in dispute with IRFU

Oct 23rd 2017, 9:44 PM 4,136 Views 2 Comments

Rugby Players Ireland has raised the issue with the governing body as the ‘#legacy?’ campaign gathers pace.

# rugby-players-ireland - Saturday 30 September, 2017

'When I get injured I think I can't do this anymore and want to do something else with my life'
# Tackle Your Feelings
# Tackle Your Feelings

'When I get injured I think I can't do this anymore and want to do something else with my life'

Sep 30th 2017, 12:00 PM 30,442 Views 9 Comments

Andrew Trimble will today become Ulster’s joint-top appearance maker at the end of a week in which he lent his voice to the ‘Tackle Your Feelings’ campaign. He opens up to The42 about his own mental wellbeing and dealing with the frustrations associated with injury.

# rugby-players-ireland - Thursday 31 August, 2017

41% of Ireland's rugby players report symptoms of performance-related anxiety or depression
# Mental Wellbeing
# Mental Wellbeing

41% of Ireland's rugby players report symptoms of performance-related anxiety or depression

Aug 31st 2017, 5:20 PM 16,261 Views 20 Comments

“Players are putting themselves under huge pressure and not dealing with it properly,” says Tadhg Furlong.

# rugby-players-ireland - Saturday 15 April, 2017

'It's scary that the game can end that quickly for you' - Van der Flier
# Reality
# Reality

'It's scary that the game can end that quickly for you' - Van der Flier

Apr 15th 2017, 8:15 AM 13,367 Views 6 Comments

Leinster’s 23-year-old openside flanker explains the physical reality of professional rugby.

# rugby-players-ireland - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Sexton: 'The facts and how it's portrayed can be slightly different'
# Durability
# Durability

Sexton: 'The facts and how it's portrayed can be slightly different'

Apr 12th 2017, 7:15 PM 12,892 Views 17 Comments

Lions boss Warren Gatland has previously questioned the Ireland out-half’s durability.