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# stuart-mccloskey - Friday 16 October, 2020

'I am proud of my three caps for Ireland but could have had a few more'

Stuart McCloskey opens up about his frustration at missing out on opportunities with Ireland during the Schmidt years.

# stuart-mccloskey - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Three Leinster men and two Ulster players make Pro14 dream team

Scott Fardy, Will Connors, Max Deegan, John Cooney and Stuart McCloskey were named in the XV.

# stuart-mccloskey - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Ringrose nailed on at 13, so who plays 12? - Ireland's midfield for the Six Nations

Chris Farrell and Stuart McCoskey are also vying for centre places under Andy Farrell.

# stuart-mccloskey - Monday 20 January, 2020

Farrell adds Ulster's McCloskey to Ireland squad ahead of Portugal trip

The 27-year-old has won three Test caps so far in his career.

# stuart-mccloskey - Sunday 19 January, 2020

'A lot of countries would choose Stuart McCloskey in their Six Nations squad'

Ulster boss Dan McFarland said the centre is ‘really disappointed’ after missing out.

# stuart-mccloskey - Friday 15 February, 2019

McCloskey shines and Henderson returns to help Ulster grind out valuable away win over Ospreys

Man-of-the-match McCloskey’s try and John Cooney’s penalty got them over the line in Wales.

# stuart-mccloskey - Saturday 19 January, 2019

McCloskey and Ulster look to take the next step in Europe

Dan McFarland’s side face Leicester Tigers later bidding to reach the knockout stages for the first time in five years.

# stuart-mccloskey - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Schmidt hopes to see McCloskey show his ball-playing skills in Ireland midfield

The centre will hope to hit the ground running between Garry Ringrose and Joey Carbery.

# stuart-mccloskey - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Older, wiser McCloskey ready to slot back into Ireland's midfield

The Ulster centre is in line for his first cap since November and feels his decision-making has come a long way since his debut.

# stuart-mccloskey - Saturday 24 February, 2018

McCloskey enjoying Payne game in defence as Ulster face up to champions Scarlets

Parc y Scarlets is not the ideal place to bounce back after a home loss to Edinburgh.

# stuart-mccloskey - Saturday 6 January, 2018

'If I'm playing well for Ulster then there's no reason I can't do it for Ireland'

Today’s clash with Leinster offers Stuart McCloskey an opportunity to make a Six Nations statement.

# stuart-mccloskey - Friday 23 December, 2016

Rory McIlroy braves the miserable conditions to watch dominant Ulster push past Connacht

Iain Henderson and Charles Piutau impressed for Les Kiss’ side, who move back into the top four with the win.

# stuart-mccloskey - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Ulster bring Pro12 losing run to an end with bonus-point victory in Cardiff

Charles Piutau, Stuart McCloskey, Kyle McCall, Chris Henry and Louis Ludik all scored tries for the Irish side.

# stuart-mccloskey - Thursday 6 October, 2016

McCloskey out for two months as Ulster lose Piutau and van der Merwe

The imposing centre is now likely to miss Ireland’s November Tests.

# stuart-mccloskey - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Injury setback for Ulster and Ireland as Stuart McCloskey sidelined

Foot injury places centre in doubt for November internationals.

# stuart-mccloskey - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

McCloskey and Madigan omitted as Schmidt calls on Reidy and Roux

Schmidt has named a 32-man squad, with Munster’s Tommy O’Donnell also missing the cut.

# stuart-mccloskey - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Ulster move quickly to give Stuart McCloskey new contract a year early

The powerful centre will be plying his trade in Belfast until June 2019.

# stuart-mccloskey - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Aki, McCloskey and Gilroy in the running for Pro12 try of the season

Dave Kearney and Matt Healy have also been nominated.

# stuart-mccloskey - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Stander, Best, Henshaw and McGrath nominated for IRUPA Player of the Year Awards Night This post contains a poll

Stander, Best, Henshaw and McGrath nominated for IRUPA Player of the Year

Garry Ringrose, Josh van der Flier and Stuart McCloskey are up for the Young Player of the Year award.

# stuart-mccloskey - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Look who's back! Iain Henderson set for his first Ulster start in four months

Les Kiss’s side face a Pro12 trip to Glasgow tomorrow evening.

# stuart-mccloskey - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Kearney injury may open door for McCloskey to continue in midfield

With the Leinster man struggling with injury, Jared Payne is a strong option at fullback.

# stuart-mccloskey - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

McCloskey eager for another Ireland chance after debut in London

The 23-year-old grew into the game at Twickenham.

# stuart-mccloskey - Monday 29 February, 2016

'Swing Low really got rid of the nerves' - Ireland's debutants make impact

Josh van der Flier and Ultan Dillane were proud after making their Test bows.

# stuart-mccloskey - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Dillane, VDF and McCloskey provide positives for Schmidt's Ireland in defeat

Ireland’s three new caps showed their ability at Twickenham.

Bleak picture for Ireland, Billy the bruiser and more Twickenham talking points

Joe Schmidt’s men haven’t won in four games now.

# stuart-mccloskey - Friday 26 February, 2016

McCloskey, van der Flier and Dillane breathe new life into Schmidt's Ireland

‘Three quiet fellas but three fellas who have been taking it in their stride.’

# stuart-mccloskey - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Debut for Bangor Bulldozer, JVDF and more talking points from Ireland's team

Ireland’s back-line suddenly looks a lot bigger than their opposite numbers in England.

Three bright prospects set to debut as Ireland take on Six Nations front-runners England

Ireland’s form players in the Pro12 this season, Stuart McCloskey and Josh van der Flier, will start in London.

# stuart-mccloskey - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Van der Flier set for Ireland debut with McCloskey ready in midfield

Jared Payne is looking increasingly unlikely to feature against England in Twickenham.

# stuart-mccloskey - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Schmidt says Ireland will blood new players in remainder of Six Nations

Stuart McCloskey, Ultan Dillane and Josh van der Flier may be called upon.

# stuart-mccloskey - Thursday 11 February, 2016

McCloskey to start at centre as Henry returns to bench

Fly-half Sam Windsor will also make his debut for the province against the Glasgow Warriors.

# stuart-mccloskey - Thursday 4 February, 2016

7 newcomers to watch out for in the 2016 Six Nations

Ulster and Ireland’s Stuart McCloskey, plus other young players to keep an eye on.

# stuart-mccloskey - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

'Stuart is well able to step up - McCloskey among new faces for Schmidt to consider

CJ Stander and Stuart McCloskey look physically ready to face Wales.

# stuart-mccloskey - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

New faces can bring exciting energy to Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad

The likes of Ultan Dillane, Josh van der Flier and Garry Ringrose are all exciting prospects.

# stuart-mccloskey - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Here's The42’s Ireland XV for the 2016 Six Nations

Who would you like to see picked by Joe Schmidt?

# stuart-mccloskey - Saturday 2 January, 2016

McCloskey and Marshall among Ulstermen called into Ireland camp

11 of Les Kiss’ players are heading to Ireland camp tomorrow.

# stuart-mccloskey - Thursday 31 December, 2015

From the Bangor Bulldozer to Baby BOD: 5 Irish young guns who broke out in 2015

The future of the back row – and the backline – looks bright in Ireland.

# stuart-mccloskey - Monday 21 December, 2015

Stuart McCloskey's brilliance earned him a place in MO's Champions Cup Team of the Week Bangor Bulldozer This post contains videos

Stuart McCloskey's brilliance earned him a place in MO's Champions Cup Team of the Week

Other members of the XV weren’t quite as deserving as he was though.

# stuart-mccloskey - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Stuart McCloskey's form for Ulster shows he's good enough for Ireland

The 23-year-old delivered another outstanding display against Toulouse in the Champions Cup.

# stuart-mccloskey - Sunday 25 October, 2015

McCloskey and Aki continue to shine and the rest of this week's Pro12 highlights

The western province didn’t manage a bonus point this week, but they are level on points with league leaders Scarlets.

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