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#Tadhg Furlong

# tadhg-furlong - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Furlong demands Leinster hit another gear in Aviva showdown with Bath

The defending European champions have yet to hit their straps in the pool stages, but that leaves a lot of room for improvement.

# tadhg-furlong - Thursday 15 November, 2018

'There’s nothing extraordinary here, just a humble farmer from Wexford'

26-year-old Tadhg Furlong feels the best is still ahead of him.

# tadhg-furlong - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Joe Schmidt's Ireland: Increasingly big in New Zealand

The Kiwis have become more and more curious about Irish rugby in the past few years.

'The homework Tadhg does gets him into positions to play the way he does'

Argentina have historically been famed for their scrummaging but Ireland should be confident up front.

# tadhg-furlong - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'I don't think there's many front rowers who could do that in the world'

Tadhg Furlong’s involvement in the build-up to Luke McGrath’s second try for Leinster was impressive.

# tadhg-furlong - Saturday 4 August, 2018

'A guy doesn't get picked because he's too small. He might just be a late developer'

The new Rugby Academy Ireland is looking to give rugby players another route into the professional game.

# tadhg-furlong - Monday 18 June, 2018

Analysis: 'You don't want to annoy Tadhg Furlong when he wants the ball!'

Ireland were adaptive and intelligent in taking their two tries on Saturday in Melbourne.

# tadhg-furlong - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'It was the greatest cleanout I've ever seen, and I've seen a few cleanouts in my time'

Rob Kearney is confident Ireland can produce one last big effort in their ‘final’ against the Wallabies.

# tadhg-furlong - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'He's really deserving of that man-of-the-match award' - Furlong on fire

The Ireland tighthead was superb in the set-piece and in the loose against the Wallabies.

# tadhg-furlong - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'You kind of forget what losing feels like. It’s a gut-wrenching feeling, it's horrible'

Tadhg Furlong is back in Ireland’s starting XV and desperate to rediscover that winning feeling in Melbourne.

# tadhg-furlong - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Racing's Nakarawa pips Leinster trio to win European Player of the Year

Johnny Sexton, Scott Fardy and Tadhg Furlong had made the shortlist for the prize.

'You want to be able to stand over something from your time, and that drives you on'

Tadhg Furlong has won a Grand Slam and toured with the Lions, but today’s Champions Cup final is one of the biggest games in his career.

# tadhg-furlong - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Fardy and Furlong join Sexton in European Player of the Year shortlist

There are two Racing players in the five-man shortlist, Fiji lock Leone Nakarawa and French scrum-half Maxime Machenaud.

# tadhg-furlong - Monday 23 April, 2018

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Pick your favourite out of these three brilliant nominees for Rugby Players Ireland Try of the Year

CJ Stander, Andrew Conway and Jacob Stockdale all made the shortlist, but there is a notable absentee.

# tadhg-furlong - Monday 19 March, 2018

Analysis: Tadhg Furlong's brilliance highlights ferocious Ireland forwards display

Dan Leavy, James Ryan, Tadhg Furlong and Iain Henderson will be cornerstones for some time yet.

Only 4 Irish players make the cut in Opta's Team of the Six Nations

Conor Murray was selected as the analysts’ Player of the Tournament.

# tadhg-furlong - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Analysis: Schmidt's genius set-piece strike cuts England apart for Stander try

The Ireland head coach kept back this play for three years before it worked beautifully to help win a Grand Slam.

# tadhg-furlong - Saturday 17 March, 2018

'Joe came up with the move': Furlong on his fantastic hands to set up slick Stander try

126 kilos and still capable of the lightest of touches.

# tadhg-furlong - Friday 16 March, 2018

'We're under no illusion of what it means to the country, our families and where we’re from'

Tadhg Furlong is primed and ready to go for an individual battle with two of his Lions team-mates tomorrow.

# tadhg-furlong - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Tadhg Furlong declares himself fit and well for Ireland's clash with Scotland

The tighthead missed out on the win over Wales with a hamstring complaint.

# tadhg-furlong - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

'It can't be a risk, he has to be fully fit' - Furlong's hamstring a major worry

Andrew Porter and John Ryan are next in line for Joe Schmidt’s team.

# tadhg-furlong - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

James Ryan fully fit while Furlong and Henderson are 'hitting their markers'

Andy Farrell says Ireland won’t take any risks with their tighthead and second row.

# tadhg-furlong - Monday 19 February, 2018

Schmidt calls up Scannell, Cooney and Ringrose to Ireland's Six Nations squad

Meanwhile, Tadhg Furlong, Iain Henderson and James Ryan are progressing on the injury front.

# tadhg-furlong - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Furlong: 'There was a montage comparing it to some soccer goals!'

The Ireland tighthead has become increasingly comfortable at handling the ball.

# tadhg-furlong - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Beirne among four Irishmen nominated for European Player of the Year

Conor Murray, Tadhg Furlong and Johnny Sexton are also in the mix.

# tadhg-furlong - Monday 22 January, 2018

A tackle that shows just how important Tadhg Furlong is to Leinster

The Ireland international is ludicrously mobile for a tighthead prop.

# tadhg-furlong - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

'I always enjoyed the saying 'look after your own shop' or 'if it's to be, it's up to me''

Tadhg Furlong is enjoying Leinster’s offloading freedom but is still keeping his head down.

# tadhg-furlong - Friday 15 December, 2017

Furlong's stellar year rewarded as he signs new three-year IRFU central contract

The 25-year-old prop has been upgraded to a national contract ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

# tadhg-furlong - Monday 11 December, 2017

'If we want to be ambitious, we have to back it up' -- Tadhg Furlong

With 14 points on the board halfway through the pool stage, Leinster have the makings of a European champion.

# tadhg-furlong - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Furlong's camera skills much improved since Ireland's RWC exit, but not as much as his rugby

It turns out Tadhg Furlong wasn’t ‘vlogging’ Ireland’s World Cup exit to Argentina as a fan.

# tadhg-furlong - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'I have grown a lot from where I was but there's still a long way to go. I'm still learning'

Complacency isn’t part of Tadhg Furlong’s DNA as he prepares to face the Springboks on Saturday.

# tadhg-furlong - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Lions standout Furlong finally gets chance to reflect on incredible season

The 24-year-old established himself as Leinster, Ireland and Lions tighthead.

# tadhg-furlong - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'I’m going to be speaking to his agent' - George impressed with Furlong

The Saracens and England hooker has been excellent for the Lions.

# tadhg-furlong - Monday 3 July, 2017

Tadhg Furlong has fine record against All Blacks but still feels a fear

The Lions’ tighthead’s family arrived for last weekend’s memorable win in Wellington.

# tadhg-furlong - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Stuart Lancaster got Tadhg Furlong believing he could be a Lion

The 24-year-old tighthead is ready to take on the All Blacks at fortress Eden Park.

# tadhg-furlong - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

The All Blacks know they're facing a 'world-class' Tadhg Furlong

The scrum will be a major part of the upcoming Lions Test series.

# tadhg-furlong - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'It’s something you dream of since you were in nappies' - Furlong

The Ireland and Leinster tighthead had a fine debut for Warren Gatland’s side.

# tadhg-furlong - Saturday 27 May, 2017

School days with Tadhg Furlong and inspired by Wexford All-Ireland winning grandfather

The Wexford joint captain will keep a close eye on the Lions trip to New Zealand.

# tadhg-furlong - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Representing his roots a key driver for Wexford Lion Tadhg Furlong

“Without all those things falling in line for you and the support they give you, I wouldn’t be here.”

'Some lads just say: ‘Howya big fella!' Furlong happy to help Lions team-mates get the details right

Wexford’s finest has been offering some pronunciation tips to his fellow tourists.

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