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#Rugby Players Ireland

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

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

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'

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'

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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'

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

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'

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 This post contains videos

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

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

“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

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'

“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'

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

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'

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

“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

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'

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