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#squad announcement

# squad-announcement - Thursday 5 November, 2020

James Collins and Jack Byrne earn call-ups in latest Irish squad
# Squad Announcement
# Squad Announcement

James Collins and Jack Byrne earn call-ups in latest Irish squad

Nov 5th 2020, 1:08 PM 8,024 Views 19 Comments

Stephen Kenny has named a 26-man squad for games with England, Wales, and Bulgaria.

# squad-announcement - Friday 20 December, 2019

Doyle back in the mix as Ireland Women's squad named for 2020 Six Nations
# Squad Announcement
# Squad Announcement

Doyle back in the mix as Ireland Women's squad named for 2020 Six Nations

Dec 20th 2019, 1:30 PM 4,116 Views 0 Comments

Doyle won her last cap for the Ireland Women’s team in 2015.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Southgate rules out England exit before Euro 2020
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Southgate rules out England exit before Euro 2020

Mar 14th 2019, 2:06 PM 3,300 Views 2 Comments

After guiding the Three Lions to a World Cup semi-final, the 48-year-old says he is unfazed by links to Premier League clubs.

# squad-announcement - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Tottenham's teenager Parrott included as Stephen Kenny names exciting first Ireland U21 squad
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Tottenham's teenager Parrott included as Stephen Kenny names exciting first Ireland U21 squad

Mar 13th 2019, 2:15 PM 8,254 Views 14 Comments

The new Ireland U21 boss named his squad for this month’s Uefa U21 European Championship qualifier against Luxembourg.

# squad-announcement - Monday 4 March, 2019

'James has a real chance of seeing his name in my first squad' - McCarthy impressed by League One's top scorer
# Scouting Report
# Scouting Report

'James has a real chance of seeing his name in my first squad' - McCarthy impressed by League One's top scorer

Mar 4th 2019, 10:51 AM 10,789 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland manager also revealed that he has been exchanging text messages with Leeds United forward Patrick Bamford, ahead of this week’s announcement.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Andrews and Crawford join Ireland U21 coaching staff as Kenny names first squad
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Andrews and Crawford join Ireland U21 coaching staff as Kenny names first squad

Jan 24th 2019, 3:00 PM 12,624 Views 15 Comments

New Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny has unveiled his coaching team alongside his first squad.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Danny Cipriani's England exile continues as Jones names squad for November internationals
# November Tests
# November Tests

Danny Cipriani's England exile continues as Jones names squad for November internationals

Oct 18th 2018, 10:23 AM 6,362 Views 10 Comments

Eddie Jones on Thursday named his 36-man squad for next month’s Tests against South Africa, New Zealand, Japan and Australia.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 24 May, 2018

First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies
# Friendlies
# Friendlies

First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies

May 24th 2018, 4:16 PM 14,260 Views 18 Comments

Martin O’Neill has announced his final squad as Ireland prepare to France and the United States next week.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 8 March, 2018

West Ham youngster Declan Rice included in Ireland squad for Turkey friendly
# New Faces
# New Faces

West Ham youngster Declan Rice included in Ireland squad for Turkey friendly

Mar 8th 2018, 12:20 PM 17,052 Views 35 Comments

An 30-man panel has been announced ahead of the fixture, which is scheduled for 23 March.

# squad-announcement - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Jon Walters officially ruled out of Ireland's final two World Cup qualifiers
# Blow
# Blow

Jon Walters officially ruled out of Ireland's final two World Cup qualifiers

Sep 26th 2017, 1:42 PM 4,224 Views 10 Comments

Martin O’Neill named his provisional squad this afternoon, and said that the striker will be out for ‘a number of weeks’ with a knee injury.

# squad-announcement - Monday 14 August, 2017

Preston's Sean Maguire included in Ireland squad ahead of crucial World Cup qualifiers
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Preston's Sean Maguire included in Ireland squad ahead of crucial World Cup qualifiers

Aug 14th 2017, 12:56 PM 19,270 Views 34 Comments

The former Cork City striker has been touted for a call-up in recent months.

# squad-announcement - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

11 Ireland players included in British and Irish Lions squad for New Zealand tour
# Big Reveal
# Big Reveal

11 Ireland players included in British and Irish Lions squad for New Zealand tour

Apr 19th 2017, 12:11 PM 111,583 Views 201 Comments

Donnacha Ryan, Keith Earls and Simon Zebo are among those to miss out on selection.

# squad-announcement - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Young guns reserved for U19s as Colin Bell calls on experience to face Slovakia
# Squad Selection
# Squad Selection

Young guns reserved for U19s as Colin Bell calls on experience to face Slovakia

Mar 21st 2017, 6:11 PM 3,870 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland WNT look to build on their impressive start under new management at Tallaght Stadium next month.

# squad-announcement - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Should Robbie Keane be brought to Euro 2016?
# Poll
# Poll

Should Robbie Keane be brought to Euro 2016?

May 31st 2016, 11:01 AM 11,822 Views 18 Comments

The Ireland skipper’s fitness worries were the big news coming out of their training camp in Cork yesterday.

# squad-announcement - Monday 30 May, 2016

Where exactly are the remaining places up for grabs in Ireland's Euro 2016 squad?
# Final 23
# Final 23

Where exactly are the remaining places up for grabs in Ireland's Euro 2016 squad?

May 30th 2016, 9:55 PM 8,356 Views 7 Comments

There are still a couple of questions to be answered tomorrow night.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Oxford winger receives Ireland call for Euros warm-up against Netherlands
# Long List
# Long List

Oxford winger receives Ireland call for Euros warm-up against Netherlands

May 12th 2016, 11:48 AM 20,757 Views 31 Comments

The Boys in Green face the Dutch at the Aviva Stadium on 27 May.

# squad-announcement - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Bosnia's big names included for Euro 2016 play-off with Ireland
# Full Strength
# Full Strength

Bosnia's big names included for Euro 2016 play-off with Ireland

Nov 3rd 2015, 11:38 AM 6,205 Views 8 Comments

Manager Mehmed Bazdarevic has announced a 28-man squad for the two-legged tie against the Boys in Green.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 17 September, 2015

5 things for Martin O'Neill to consider ahead of the Ireland squad announcement
# Analysis
# Analysis

5 things for Martin O'Neill to consider ahead of the Ireland squad announcement

Sep 17th 2015, 9:25 AM 8,113 Views 8 Comments

The form of Darren Randolph and other thoughts ahead of Thursday’s press conference.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 21 August, 2014

5 players we'd like to see named in the Ireland squad today
# Opinion
# Opinion

5 players we'd like to see named in the Ireland squad today

Aug 21st 2014, 7:45 AM 10,651 Views 25 Comments

Jack Grealish and others who’ll be hoping to get a call from the management team.

# squad-announcement - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Rory Best to captain Ireland for summer tour to North America
# Best Man
# Best Man

Rory Best to captain Ireland for summer tour to North America

May 19th 2013, 11:19 AM 9,617 Views 32 Comments

Les Kiss, who will lead Ireland as interim head coach, named six uncapped players for the games against the US and Canada.

# squad-announcement - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

'Incredible, an accolade very few players achieve': Sam Warburton
# Hear Me Roar
# Hear Me Roar

'Incredible, an accolade very few players achieve': Sam Warburton

Apr 30th 2013, 12:04 PM 2,430 Views 5 Comments

The Welshman led his country to the World Cup semis in 2011 but has been overshadowed recently by compatriot Justin Tipuric.

As it happened: British and Irish Lions squad announcement
# Destiny Calling
# Destiny Calling

As it happened: British and Irish Lions squad announcement

Apr 30th 2013, 10:39 AM 33,121 Views 87 Comments

Warren Gatland made the call and nine Irishmen answered.

O'Mahony was Ireland's best 6 Nations player but he won't be a Lion
# Lions 2013
# Lions 2013

O'Mahony was Ireland's best 6 Nations player but he won't be a Lion

Apr 30th 2013, 6:29 AM 4,126 Views 5 Comments

The former England and Lions centre Jeremy Guscott also has some bad news for England captain Chris Robshaw.

# squad-announcement - Monday 29 April, 2013

Lions legend 'Geech' wants Paul O'Connell to travel to Oz
# Almost Time
# Almost Time

Lions legend 'Geech' wants Paul O'Connell to travel to Oz

Apr 29th 2013, 10:00 PM 3,854 Views 2 Comments

The former Scotland player and coach has been involved on seven Lions tours.

# squad-announcement - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Open thread: Who do you want as your Lions out-half?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Open thread: Who do you want as your Lions out-half?

Apr 28th 2013, 11:10 AM 3,618 Views 27 Comments

Warren Gatland has two excellent options to start at 10 but there is room for one more.

# squad-announcement - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Fitzgerald and Henshaw named in Ireland Wolfhounds squad
# Fitz Starts
# Fitz Starts

Fitzgerald and Henshaw named in Ireland Wolfhounds squad

Jan 22nd 2013, 1:10 PM 7,778 Views 7 Comments

Ireland coach Declan Kidney has given youth its chance ahead of the Friday night clash in Galway.

Young stars set to be given Wolfhounds chance in Galway
# Watching Brief
# Watching Brief

Young stars set to be given Wolfhounds chance in Galway

Jan 22nd 2013, 10:39 AM 1,469 Views 0 Comments

Connacht players such as Robbie Henshaw and Dave McSharry should feature in an enticing line-up.

# squad-announcement - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Ireland's Call: Put your question to Declan Kidney and Brian O'Driscoll in New Zealand
# Ask The Experts
# Ask The Experts

Ireland's Call: Put your question to Declan Kidney and Brian O'Driscoll in New Zealand

Jun 6th 2012, 9:50 AM 1,376 Views 6 Comments

We are giving you the opportunity to put your best comment forward to the Irish rugby team days before they face the All Blacks.

# squad-announcement - Sunday 3 June, 2012

'Good question Pat': Follow our man in New Zealand with the Irish rugby team
# Irish Tour
# Irish Tour

'Good question Pat': Follow our man in New Zealand with the Irish rugby team

Jun 3rd 2012, 11:26 AM 3,145 Views 1 Comment

Our reporter, Patrick McCarry, is in the home of the world champion All Blacks as Ireland look to make history.

# squad-announcement - Monday 21 May, 2012

Declan Kidney: Our objective is to win the series
# Challenge
# Challenge

Declan Kidney: Our objective is to win the series

May 21st 2012, 12:25 PM 2,605 Views 22 Comments

The Irish coach feels it would be ‘disrespect to the jersey’ not to try for a sweep of Tests against New Zealand.