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# selection - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Zlatan included as Milan confirm squad for Shamrock Rovers tie

Stefano Pioli has also named Daniel Maldini and new signings Brahim Diaz and Sandro Tonali in his travelling party.

# selection - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Three Leinster men and two Ulster players make Pro14 dream team

Scott Fardy, Will Connors, Max Deegan, John Cooney and Stuart McCloskey were named in the XV.

# selection - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Leinster and Munster with some key selection decisions to confirm

The reigning champions have options in their back three, while Johann van Graan could make a back row change.

# selection - Monday 9 March, 2020

Long in, Brady out - Predicting Mick McCarthy's squad for defining Slovakia clash

Do you agree with our 24-man selection?

# selection - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'I don't need vindication... some of you guys are so clever' - Eddie Jones

The England boss said his side’s win over Ireland could have been declared at half-time.

# selection - Monday 3 February, 2020

Cooney impresses in Ireland cameo but Murray 'will be happy enough'

Both Ireland scrum-halves contributed impressive moments against Scotland.

# selection - Saturday 18 January, 2020

O'Connor names National League Kildare squad with star defender as captain

David Hyland will skipper the Lilywhites during their Division 2 campaign.

# selection - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Some surprise omissions but Farrell's 'dynamic' squad has plenty of form

The new Ireland head coach has made some big calls ahead of the Six Nations.

# selection - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Do you agree with our Irish football XI of the year?

There are two criteria: impress us and fit into a coherent 4-3-3 formation.

# selection - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Six uncapped players included in Ireland squad for Test match against Wales

The sides will meet at the UCD Bowl on Sunday afternoon.

# selection - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Ireland looking for blend of experience and form in team to face All Blacks

Joe Schmidt has some important decisions to confirm tomorrow.

# selection - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Ruddock unlucky to miss out as 'really solid ' Beirne gets shot at blindside

Joe Schmidt is excited to have Robbie Henshaw back in his starting team.

# selection - Monday 26 August, 2019

Ireland have to stay 'open-minded' on selection after poor performances

The likes of Jack Conan and Andrew Conway will be desperate for further chances.

# selection - Monday 12 August, 2019

Schmidt ready to make harsh calls after assessing who was 'chasing their tail'

Ireland head for training camp in Portugal this week, but all eyes remain on the exit door as 43 men try to squeeze into 31 spaces.

# selection - Friday 7 June, 2019

No surprises as Mick McCarthy names Irish team to face Denmark

Christian Eriksen starts for the Danes.

# selection - Friday 8 March, 2019

Beirne given weekend off after reporting 'soreness' in training

The Munster second row has made a strong injury comeback but has been given more time by Joe Schmidt.

# selection - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Open thread: Who should Schmidt pick in the Ireland team for France?

We want to hear who you would select for Sunday’s Six Nations clash in Dublin.

# selection - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Van der Flier set for Ireland's seven shirt as Henshaw lined up for 15

Ireland kick-off their Six Nations campaign with a massive clash against England on Saturday.

# selection - Monday 12 November, 2018

Kearney and Ringrose back in the mix as Schmidt considers changes

The Ireland head coach has some big calls to make ahead of the All Blacks clash.

# selection - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Ireland's win in Chicago allows players to put hands up for Argentina Test

Joe Schmidt was impressed with the likes of Tadhg Beirne as his team beat Italy.

# selection - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

European weekend provides final audition for Schmidt's November squad

The Ireland head coach is due to name his squad next week.

# selection - Thursday 21 December, 2017

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# selection - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Henderson one of the unlucky ones after Gatland rewards winning Lions

Warren Gatland believes his unchanged 23 have more to give in the final Test.

# selection - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Gatland looking to freshen up his Lions but maintain winning momentum

The second Test victors will feel they’ve earned another starting shot in Auckland.

# selection - Friday 17 March, 2017

Lions fans reckon Rory Best should tour ahead of Dylan Hartley

Conor Murray comes as the most selected Irish player on the app.

# selection - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Big selection decisions for Schmidt with O'Mahony and Payne pushing

There are a wide range of possible combinations for the Ireland head coach to go with against England.

# selection - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'We're under the hammer' - Big selection calls for Ireland before France test

Joe Schmidt is pleased to see his forwards looking more comfortable when passing the ball.

# selection - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

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A lovely documentary about a boarding school in Kells is on its way to Sundance

Headfort is “not unlike Hogwarts.”

# selection - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Schmidt backs Roux for set-piece impact and compares Olding to Gordon D'Arcy

The Ireland head coach outlined what he expects the new faces to bring on Saturday.

# selection - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Major blow for Italy as captain ruled out of Ireland clash

Head coach Jacques Brunel has made four changes for the Dublin fixture.

# selection - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Kearney injury may open door for McCloskey to continue in midfield

With the Leinster man struggling with injury, Jared Payne is a strong option at fullback.

# selection - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Schmidt: Dave Kearney looked dangerous with the ball the whole time

The Ireland head coach was impressed with the right wing and tighthead Nathan White.

# selection - Monday 17 August, 2015

Open thread: Who would you pick in Ireland's 31-man World Cup squad?

Joe Schmidt has watched his men beat Wales and Scotland in the past fortnight.

# selection - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Schmidt looks towards 'fully-loaded' Wales with tough selection calls to make

Ireland’s head coach is happy with where his squad is after two World Cup warm-ups.

# selection - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

What do you think of Robbie Keane's best Ireland XI?

The LA Galaxy striker gave his selection to Today FM.

# selection - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From Deirdre Heney has been selected as the Fianna Fáil candidate for Dublin Bay North Selection

Deirdre Heney has been selected as the Fianna Fáil candidate for Dublin Bay North

The vote was between Heney and Séan Haughey, the son of Charles Haughey.

# selection - Friday 29 May, 2015

'I'll get a few things wrong' - Schmidt ponders Ireland's World Cup squad

The Kiwi head coach admitted the process of picking 31 players is proving hugely difficult.

# selection - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Cork are looking for three from three in the league and here's the team that will try and do it

The Rebels forward line has excelled so far this season.

# selection - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Leinster coach O'Connor facing big selection calls as he looks to sting Wasps MOC

Leinster coach O'Connor facing big selection calls as he looks to sting Wasps

The Australian head coach has a range of combinations to select from in midfield.

# selection - Saturday 11 October, 2014

It's an important day for these 5 Leinster players against Zebre

With places still up for grabs ahead of the Champions Cup opener against Wasps, these men will be out to impress.

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