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#starting XV

# 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.

# starting-xv - Friday 5 April, 2019

Laois name team to take on Westmeath in Division 3 final

Manager John Sugrue has made three changes from the round seven defeat of Carlow, while his opposite number, Jack Cooney, has kept faith with the side that drew with Louth

# starting-xv - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Marshall starts as Ulster name strong team for Glasgow assignment

The northern province make five changes from last week’s agonising European defeat to Leinster.

# starting-xv - Thursday 14 March, 2019

17-year-old Parsons set for first Six Nations start for Griggs' Ireland

Lindsay Peat is also back in to start for Sunday’s clash against Wales.

# starting-xv - Friday 8 March, 2019

Joe's trust in JVDF, interesting bench calls and more selection talking points

Ireland return to the Aviva Stadium to face France on Sunday.

# starting-xv - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Griggs shuffles his pack as Ireland look for big response at Donnybrook

The women’s head coach has made five changes for Saturday evening’s clash against France.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

France unveil team to face Ireland in next Sunday's Six Nations clash

Coach Jacques Brunel has kept faith with the side that defeated Scotland.

# starting-xv - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Ruddock returns from injury as Cullen makes nine changes for Cheetahs

The Ireland flanker has shaken off a hamstring injury and will look to get minutes under his belt at the RDS on Friday night.

# starting-xv - Friday 22 February, 2019

Cronin gets first Six Nations start with Carty set for Ireland debut in Italy

Joe Schmidt has made four changes to his starting team for the Six Nations.

# starting-xv - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Robb returns, Fitzgerald brothers start for Connacht in Glasgow

Conor Fitzgerald starts at out-half alongside the 150-cap Kieran Marmion.

Anscombe gets Gatland's out-half nod for Wales' huge clash with England

The Welsh welcome Eddie Jones’ side to Cardiff on Saturday in a Grand Slam eliminator.

# starting-xv - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Henshaw a late injury withdrawal as Schmidt names Ireland team for Scotland

Chris Farrell is drafted into a starting XV that shows five changes from the opening weekend defeat to England.

# starting-xv - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Henshaw displaces Kearney, O'Brien on the bench as Ireland open Six Nations defence against England

O’Brien missed the November win over New Zealand with an arm injury, but is back for the clash with England.

Tuilagi gets first Six Nations start since 2013 in England team to face Ireland

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his side for Saturday’s championship opener in Dublin.

# starting-xv - Friday 25 January, 2019

Walsh named in Cork attack while Cody unveils side to begin Allianz League defence

The Cats face Cork at Nowlan Park on Sunday.

# starting-xv - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Nagle in the back row as Ulster gear up for crucial Pro14 clash

The northern province face Benetton in Belfast on Friday night.

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