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Dublin: 9°C Thursday 29 October 2020

#starting XV

# starting-xv - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Keenan and Connors handed debuts as Stockdale moves to 15 for Ireland

Ed Byrne and Jamison Gibson-Park are set for their first caps off the bench against Italy.

# starting-xv - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Injuries and form calls mean Ireland will have a refreshed look against Italy

Andy Farrell’s men restart their 2020 Six Nations campaign next weekend in Dublin.

# starting-xv - Friday 18 September, 2020

Two European debutants start as Sexton returns for Leinster's crunch clash with Saracens

Sean Cronin also earns the nods after the line-out struggles against Ulster.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Leinster weigh up big calls in back three and back row against Munster

Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster have had plenty of food for thought this week.

Munster set for minimal changes with Van Graan backing settled starting XV

There may be changes in the second row and back row for the clash with Leinster.

# starting-xv - 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.

# starting-xv - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Laois select starting side for Leinster U20 football final clash against Dublin

Laois lost out by 13 points to Dublin in last year’s decider.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Tipperary and Waterford unveil sides ahead of Munster U20 football openers

The quarter-finals take place in Munster tomorrow night.

# starting-xv - Friday 7 February, 2020

Monaghan make two changes for Croke Park clash with Dublin

The teams will meet tomorrow at Croke Park in Division One of the Allianz Football League.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

McNamara makes two changes to Ireland team for Friday's clash against Wales

Ireland are aiming to build on last Friday’s 38-26 success over Scotland.

# starting-xv - Friday 10 January, 2020

Cork and Limerick reveal teams for Munster pre-season hurling final clash

Colm Spillane is a notable inclusion for Cork while Cian Lynch will captain Limerick.

# starting-xv - Friday 27 December, 2019

Ireland U20 side named for clash with Munster as they build up to Six Nations

The challenge match takes place on Sunday in Cork.

# starting-xv - Friday 15 November, 2019

Henderson, Coetzee and Addison included for Ulster's trip to Bath

Billy Burns and Matthew Rea have also been selected in Dan McFarland’s starting line-up.

Earls back for Munster as Loughman gets start at loosehead against Ospreys

Tadhg Beirne is set for his first appearance of the season off the bench in Wales.

# starting-xv - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Kearney and O'Mahony recalled as Schmidt names team to face All Blacks

Joe Schmidt’s starting XV has 886 caps worth of Test rugby experience.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Cheika rings changes in Australia side for Georgia clash with captain rested

Australia are eyeing up a World Cup quarter-final against England or France.

# starting-xv - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Lowe and Fardy return as Trinity scrum-half Osborne in line for Leinster debut

Leo Cullen has named his team for tomorrow night’s Pro14 visit of Ospreys.

# starting-xv - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Scotland change entire back row for critical Samoa clash

Gregor Townsend’s side are in must-win territory in Pool A.

# starting-xv - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Jack Carty starts at 10 for Ireland as Kearney and Earls make returns

The Connacht out-half has been handed his second Test start against Japan.

# starting-xv - Friday 20 September, 2019

O'Donnell to captain Munster in final pre-season friendly against Connacht

Johann van Graan has named a strong team for Saturday’s game in Galway.

# starting-xv - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Healy back from injury as Schmidt names strong team for final World Cup warm-up

Johnny Sexton, Robbie Henshaw and Keith Earls all start for Ireland against Wales at the Aviva Stadium.

# starting-xv - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Carty earns first Ireland start in Schmidt's much-changed team for Wales

Opportunity knocks one final time for a host of players bidding to get into Schmidt’s 31-man World Cup squad.

# starting-xv - 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.

# starting-xv - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Tipperary unchanged for All-Ireland U20 hurling showdown against Cork

Liam Cahill’s side are bidding to retain their title at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick on Saturday.

# starting-xv - Friday 16 August, 2019

Kelleher at 15 as Cullen names youthful Leinster team for Coventry friendly

Ross Molony captains the province for their first pre-season hit-out at Donnybrook tomorrow.

# starting-xv - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Kleyn in green, last chance saloon and more Ireland team talking points

Plus, Tommy O’Donnell is set for his first cap in over three years against Italy on Saturday.

Kleyn primed for Ireland debut, Carbery takes 10 shirt for Italy warm-up

Munster’s Mike Haley is also set for his first international cap as he takes up a spot among the replacements.

# starting-xv - Friday 26 July, 2019

Heffernan and Breen drafted into Tipp line-up for All-Ireland semi-final

Premier County boss Liam Sheedy has made two changes to his team for Sunday’s clash with Wexford.

Cody makes one change as he names Kilkenny side to face Limerick

Cillian Buckley drops out for the Cats.

# starting-xv - Monday 8 July, 2019

Cork make two changes for Munster hurling semi-final against Clare

The two sides meet at Páirc Uí Rinn on Wednesday evening.

# starting-xv - Friday 5 July, 2019

Dublin make three changes for Leinster MFC final against Kildare

The sides meet for provincial glory in Navan on Saturday.

# starting-xv - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Gavin names Dublin team for today's Leinster decider at Croke Park

The All-Ireland champions are bidding to win their ninth provincial crown in a row against Meath.

# starting-xv - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Leinster's O'Sullivan the latest debutant as Ireland U20 team named

Noel McNamara has made eight changes for Monday’s U20 World Championship playoff game against England.

# starting-xv - Friday 14 June, 2019

Dublin unveil starting side to face Galway in Leinster clash

The sides meet in Parnell Park tomorrow night.

# starting-xv - Friday 24 May, 2019

Sexton returns to captain Leinster as Cullen names team for Pro14 final

The out-half comes back into the starting XV as one of three changes from last week’s win over Munster.

# starting-xv - Friday 17 May, 2019

Two changes for Kilkenny as Cody's men gear up for Carlow challenge

Richie Leahy and Bill Sheehan are drafted in for Sunday’s trip to Netwatch Cullen Park.

# starting-xv - Friday 3 May, 2019

Carty partners Marmion as Connacht ring in the changes for Pro14 quarter-final

Kingspan Stadium hosts the provinces in the last eight of the competition on Saturday evening.

# starting-xv - Friday 19 April, 2019

Cork, Dublin, Donegal and Galway unveil starting teams ahead of football league semi-finals

The Division 1 semi-finals are both down for decision this weekend.

# starting-xv - Friday 12 April, 2019

Boost for Leinster as Toner and Henshaw make long-awaited injury comebacks

The pair have been included in Leo Cullen’s side to face Glasgow Warriors tomorrow.

Friend names Connacht team for season-defining Cardiff showdown

Saturday’s clash at the Sportsground is a sell-out as the province bid to secure a Pro14 play-off berth.

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