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#starting XV

# starting-xv - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener

Apr 8th 2021, 2:25 PM 3,120 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Adam Griggs has unveiled his selection for Saturday’s game against Wales.

# starting-xv - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Ireland trio to start for Connacht on Thomond Park trip
# Inter-pros
# Inter-pros

Ireland trio to start for Connacht on Thomond Park trip

Mar 4th 2021, 1:23 PM 7,991 Views 16 Comments

Bundee Aki, Ultan Dillane and Dave Heffernan have been picked to take on Munster in the Pro14 tomorrow evening.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

What are the key All-Ireland final selection calls facing Limerick and Waterford?
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

What are the key All-Ireland final selection calls facing Limerick and Waterford?

Dec 9th 2020, 6:35 PM 7,628 Views 3 Comments

John Kiely and Liam Cahill are finalising their teams this week.

# starting-xv - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Tipp make one change for Munster semi-final while Thurles to host Limerick-Waterford decider
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Tipp make one change for Munster semi-final while Thurles to host Limerick-Waterford decider

Nov 5th 2020, 9:32 PM 9,489 Views 1 Comment

David Power’s side take on Limerick in the football clash on Sunday.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 21st 2020, 12:29 PM 36,177 Views 74 Comments

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
# Selection
# Selection

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

Oct 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,535 Views 13 Comments

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
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

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

Sep 18th 2020, 12:19 PM 35,619 Views 42 Comments

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
# Possible XV
# Possible XV

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

Sep 2nd 2020, 11:01 PM 10,674 Views 30 Comments

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
# Continuity
# Continuity

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

Sep 2nd 2020, 9:09 PM 9,954 Views 19 Comments

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
# Options
# Options

Leinster and Munster with some key selection decisions to confirm

Sep 1st 2020, 1:00 AM 13,100 Views 38 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

Mar 5th 2020, 1:21 PM 5,237 Views 1 Comment

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Tipperary and Waterford unveil sides ahead of Munster U20 football openers

Feb 18th 2020, 8:38 AM 4,385 Views 0 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Monaghan make two changes for Croke Park clash with Dublin

Feb 7th 2020, 11:44 AM 6,453 Views 5 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

Feb 5th 2020, 3:43 PM 5,462 Views 1 Comment

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

Jan 10th 2020, 10:50 AM 8,151 Views 3 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

Dec 27th 2019, 7:08 PM 14,154 Views 8 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

Nov 15th 2019, 12:20 PM 5,919 Views 14 Comments

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
# Named
# Named

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

Nov 15th 2019, 12:02 PM 14,739 Views 34 Comments

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
# Named
# Named

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

Oct 17th 2019, 8:03 AM 41,456 Views 64 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

Oct 8th 2019, 2:43 PM 4,702 Views 1 Comment

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
# Pro14
# Pro14

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

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:48 AM 5,674 Views 8 Comments

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
# Team News
# Team News

Scotland change entire back row for critical Samoa clash

Sep 28th 2019, 8:22 AM 7,739 Views 1 Comment

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
# Team News
# Team News

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

Sep 26th 2019, 5:06 AM 49,153 Views 85 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

Sep 20th 2019, 2:56 PM 7,945 Views 4 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

Sep 5th 2019, 1:49 PM 33,951 Views 76 Comments

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
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# Starting XV

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

Aug 29th 2019, 1:46 PM 40,042 Views 102 Comments

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
# Changes
# Changes

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

Aug 26th 2019, 6:30 AM 15,908 Views 68 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Tipperary unchanged for All-Ireland U20 hurling showdown against Cork

Aug 22nd 2019, 9:37 PM 11,693 Views 4 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

Aug 16th 2019, 2:04 PM 10,883 Views 10 Comments

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
# Summer Series
# Summer Series

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

Aug 8th 2019, 5:19 PM 23,178 Views 57 Comments

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
# First XV
# First XV

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

Aug 8th 2019, 2:00 PM 26,861 Views 49 Comments

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
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# Starting XV

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

Jul 26th 2019, 9:53 PM 15,170 Views 11 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

Jul 26th 2019, 8:43 PM 24,873 Views 23 Comments

Cillian Buckley drops out for the Cats.

# starting-xv - Monday 8 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 8th 2019, 9:17 PM 15,109 Views 0 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Dublin make three changes for Leinster MFC final against Kildare

Jul 5th 2019, 1:57 PM 5,926 Views 0 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

Jun 23rd 2019, 10:20 AM 13,054 Views 8 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

Jun 16th 2019, 9:27 PM 12,208 Views 14 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Dublin unveil starting side to face Galway in Leinster clash

Jun 14th 2019, 7:58 PM 9,147 Views 7 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

May 24th 2019, 12:13 PM 11,677 Views 37 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

May 17th 2019, 9:58 PM 10,154 Views 4 Comments

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

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