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#Selection

# selection - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Henderson one of the unlucky ones after Gatland rewards winning Lions
# Confidence
# Confidence

Henderson one of the unlucky ones after Gatland rewards winning Lions

Jul 6th 2017, 10:57 PM 13,404 Views 12 Comments

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
# Selection
# Selection

Gatland looking to freshen up his Lions but maintain winning momentum

Jul 2nd 2017, 10:00 PM 17,497 Views 11 Comments

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
# You're The Boss
# You're The Boss

Lions fans reckon Rory Best should tour ahead of Dylan Hartley

Mar 17th 2017, 6:33 PM 8,677 Views 15 Comments

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
# XV Calls
# XV Calls

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

Mar 15th 2017, 12:42 PM 18,636 Views 69 Comments

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
# Decisions
# Decisions

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

Feb 18th 2017, 8:15 AM 10,167 Views 19 Comments

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

# selection - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

A lovely documentary about a boarding school in Kells is on its way to Sundance
# In Loco Parentis
From The Daily Edge
# In Loco Parentis

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

Jan 11th 2017, 12:04 PM 9,021 Views 1 Comment

Headfort is “not unlike Hogwarts.”

# selection - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Schmidt backs Roux for set-piece impact and compares Olding to Gordon D'Arcy
# Roux'd All About It
# Roux'd All About It

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

Jun 16th 2016, 3:23 PM 10,106 Views 11 Comments

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
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

Major blow for Italy as captain ruled out of Ireland clash

Mar 10th 2016, 2:37 PM 9,219 Views 4 Comments

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
# Selection Issues
# Selection Issues

Kearney injury may open door for McCloskey to continue in midfield

Mar 9th 2016, 6:00 AM 5,221 Views 7 Comments

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
# Joe's Word
# Joe's Word

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

Aug 30th 2015, 11:28 AM 7,830 Views 15 Comments

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?
# You're The Boss
# You're The Boss

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

Aug 17th 2015, 12:00 PM 21,486 Views 72 Comments

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
# Dilemmas
# Dilemmas

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

Aug 16th 2015, 8:00 AM 9,400 Views 24 Comments

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?
# Selection
# Selection

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

Jul 28th 2015, 9:50 AM 14,347 Views 25 Comments

The LA Galaxy striker gave his selection to Today FM.

# selection - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 24th 2015, 9:29 PM 14,046 Views 30 Comments

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
# Conundrum
# Conundrum

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

May 29th 2015, 12:32 PM 6,091 Views 15 Comments

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
# Selection
# Selection

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

Feb 26th 2015, 8:55 PM 5,277 Views 3 Comments

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
# MOC

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

Oct 16th 2014, 6:12 PM 3,863 Views 12 Comments

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
# Competition
# Competition

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

Oct 11th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,253 Views 14 Comments

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

# selection - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Munster name three debutants for Anthony Foley's first competitive game
# Opening Hand
# Opening Hand

Munster name three debutants for Anthony Foley's first competitive game

Sep 4th 2014, 12:18 PM 8,192 Views 12 Comments

Andrew Smith, Kevin O’Byrne and Shane Buckley all start in the Donncha O’Callaghan-captained XV.

# selection - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

O'Connor can see 'merit' in handing Leinster's 12 shirt to Ian Madigan
# Selection
# Selection

O'Connor can see 'merit' in handing Leinster's 12 shirt to Ian Madigan

May 27th 2014, 2:51 PM 7,233 Views 18 Comments

Mike McCarthy may return from a calf injury, as the head coach gets set for tough calls in the back row, front row and halfbacks.

# selection - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Hanrahan making 'really good progress' as Munster get set for Toulon
# Contention
# Contention

Hanrahan making 'really good progress' as Munster get set for Toulon

Apr 22nd 2014, 7:09 PM 6,555 Views 2 Comments

The 21-year-old was at the squad’s training session in Cork today, while Casey Laulala’s recovery has gone to plan.

# selection - Friday 11 April, 2014

Google will let anyone buy Glass for one day only
# Wearable Tech
From TheJournal.ie
# Wearable Tech

Google will let anyone buy Glass for one day only

Apr 11th 2014, 12:03 PM 19,784 Views 24 Comments

And just to make things more complicated, you will need to be based in the US and have $1,500 to get one.

# selection - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Fianna Fáil and Labour select European candidates for Ireland South
# Election 2014
From TheJournal.ie
# Election 2014

Fianna Fáil and Labour select European candidates for Ireland South

Mar 9th 2014, 6:55 PM 12,694 Views 58 Comments

Micheál Martin paid tribute to Liam Aylward who is retiring from politics, while Eamon Gilmore said the Labour Party is ready to fight come May.

# selection - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Is getting phone insurance even worth it?
# Buyers' Guide
From TheJournal.ie
# Buyers' Guide

Is getting phone insurance even worth it?

Mar 8th 2014, 10:13 AM 65,155 Views 77 Comments

With smartphones becoming more expensive, the temptation to get insurance increases too, but are you really getting value for money?

# selection - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Analysis: Is Ireland’s midfield combination working?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Analysis: Is Ireland’s midfield combination working?

Feb 5th 2014, 3:00 PM 19,270 Views 52 Comments

Joe Schmidt has an important selection call to make at inside centre; physical power or familiarity?

# selection - Monday 3 February, 2014

Schmidt set for selection headaches ahead of Wales clash
# Changes
# Changes

Schmidt set for selection headaches ahead of Wales clash

Feb 3rd 2014, 12:00 PM 18,170 Views 59 Comments

The Ireland head coach says he’s ‘got to be seen to trust the group to a degree.’

# selection - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Next phase: Mars mission hopeful Dr Joseph Roche begins medical testing
# Red Planning
From TheJournal.ie
# Red Planning

Next phase: Mars mission hopeful Dr Joseph Roche begins medical testing

Jan 29th 2014, 7:45 AM 13,101 Views 25 Comments

The Dublin-based scientist is one of the candidates selected for the ‘Mars One’ mission, which aims to land humans on the planet by 2025.

# selection - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Mary Fitzpatrick named as Fianna Fáil election candidate
# Election 2014
From TheJournal.ie
# Election 2014

Mary Fitzpatrick named as Fianna Fáil election candidate

Jan 26th 2014, 5:32 PM 13,270 Views 88 Comments

Fitzpatrick was one of three possible candidates who were before a selection convention today.

# selection - Monday 23 December, 2013

TheScore.ie's 2013 rugby team of the year
# Dream Team
# Dream Team

TheScore.ie's 2013 rugby team of the year

Dec 23rd 2013, 9:30 PM 11,269 Views 38 Comments

It wasn’t easy, but we’ve selected our best XV from the past year of action.

# selection - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Shane O'Neill, Richie Hogan and Brendan Maher in Irish shinty squad
# Selection
# Selection

Shane O'Neill, Richie Hogan and Brendan Maher in Irish shinty squad

Oct 22nd 2013, 6:39 PM 4,355 Views 0 Comments

The trio are amongst the 19-man squad who face Scotland next Saturday and then travel to Inverness the following weekend.

# selection - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Opinion: There was one Trapattoni-esque decision in Noel King’s Ireland squad selection
# Analysis
# Analysis

Opinion: There was one Trapattoni-esque decision in Noel King’s Ireland squad selection

Oct 1st 2013, 7:45 AM 4,300 Views 19 Comments

The absence of Crystal Palace’s Damien Delaney caught many by surprise yesterday.

# selection - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Leinster prop Jack McGrath included in Ireland training squad
# Selection
# Selection

Leinster prop Jack McGrath included in Ireland training squad

Sep 17th 2013, 2:49 PM 8,582 Views 51 Comments

Joe Schmidt names 42 players for Ireland training camp at Carton House at the end of the week.

# selection - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Gatland ruthless in pursuit of crowning moment
# Opinion
# Opinion

Gatland ruthless in pursuit of crowning moment

Jun 27th 2013, 9:25 AM 7,064 Views 3 Comments

Mike Phillips has been left out in the cold.

# selection - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Galway face goalkeeping dilemma with Skehill's return to fitness
# Selection
# Selection

Galway face goalkeeping dilemma with Skehill's return to fitness

May 16th 2013, 1:24 PM 1,586 Views 0 Comments

The Tribesmen are also boosted by the return of 2011 All-Ireland U21 winning captain Barry Daly to full fitness.

# selection - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Kerry and Cork ring the changes for minor football tie
# Selection
# Selection

Kerry and Cork ring the changes for minor football tie

Apr 25th 2013, 5:34 PM 1,996 Views 0 Comments

The sides drew 2-13 apiece last week and replay their encounter tomorrow night in Tralee.

# selection - Friday 8 March, 2013

Eoin Holmes selected as Labour Meath East by-election candidate
# Meath East
From TheJournal.ie
# Meath East

Eoin Holmes selected as Labour Meath East by-election candidate

Mar 8th 2013, 10:35 PM 6,256 Views 69 Comments

Cllr Holmes spoke of the tragic circumstances in which the by-election is taking place, paying tribute to the late TD Shane McEntee.

Connolly, MacAuley and Supple named in Dublin team
# Selection
# Selection

Connolly, MacAuley and Supple named in Dublin team

Mar 8th 2013, 10:24 PM 1,738 Views 0 Comments

Three changes for Jim Gavin’s side for Sunday’s table-topping clash in Croke Park against Kildare.

# selection - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Full squad for the Banner ahead of showdown with the Cats
# Team News
# Team News

Full squad for the Banner ahead of showdown with the Cats

Sep 11th 2012, 6:03 PM 820 Views 0 Comments

Clare are chasing a second All-Ireland U21 hurling crown in four years next Saturday evening against Kilkenny.

# selection - Friday 10 August, 2012

In pictures: London 2012, Day 14
# Olympics
# Olympics

In pictures: London 2012, Day 14

Aug 10th 2012, 5:50 PM 3,071 Views 0 Comments

Mullingar got a day in the Olympic sun and there were some low-blows in the taekwondo.

# selection - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Ireland's Call - Part Three: Put your questions to Brian O'Driscoll and Declan Kidney
# Summer Tour
# Summer Tour

Ireland's Call - Part Three: Put your questions to Brian O'Driscoll and Declan Kidney

Jun 20th 2012, 8:09 AM 1,767 Views 11 Comments

With the final Test coming up against the All Blacks on Saturday, we are giving you one last chance to put your queries to the Irish coach and captain.