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#Team news

# team-news - Friday 14 December, 2018

Byrne and Conan come into Leinster side to face Bath

The game takes place on Saturday at 5.30pm.

# team-news - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Ulster name unchanged team for Scarlets visit after narrow away win

Head coach Dan McFarland has stuck with the same 15 that claimed victory at Parc y Scarlets last Friday.

# team-news - Friday 7 December, 2018

Bundee Aki back to boost Connacht for visit of Perpignan

Andy Friend’s side are bidding to get their Challenge Cup campaign back on track in Galway tomorrow.

Leavy starts at 8 as Leinster hand 12 shirt to Reid for Bath trip

Leo Cullen has recalled his Ireland front-liners for tomorrow’s visit to the Rec.

# team-news - Friday 30 November, 2018

Ross Byrne returns and debut on the cards as Leinster team named for Dragons clash

Leo Cullen has shown his hand, with 20-year-old Paddy Patterson on the bench.

Five changes to Connacht side bidding for back-to-back wins in South Africa

After defeating Southern Kings last weekend, Andy Friend’s men take on the Cheetahs tomorrow afternoon.

# team-news - Friday 23 November, 2018

Connacht boost as Healy and Thornbury primed for comebacks against the Kings

Andy Friend warns of the threat of ‘really impressive’ Kings.

# team-news - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Four academy players start as Ludik returns for Ulster against Scarlets

Head coach Dan McFarland has included new signing Ian Nagle on the bench.

# team-news - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Griggs makes six changes for Ireland's trip to face England at Twickenham

Captain Ciara Griffin has been ruled out of Saturday’s November international through injury.

# team-news - Monday 19 November, 2018

Martin O'Neill makes five changes to Ireland team for Denmark clash

The Boys in Green round off their Uefa Nations League campaign in Aarhus this evening.

# team-news - Thursday 15 November, 2018

First Ireland start for Blackburn defender as O'Neill names side to face the North

Robbie Brady also returns after his injury absence, with Glenn Whelan wearing the captain’s armband.

Kearney and Ringrose return, Toner starts as Schmidt names team for All Blacks

The Ireland head coach has made four changes for Saturday’s much anticipated meeting with the world champions.

Number one v number two: All Blacks name their side for Ireland showdown

New Zealand have made one change from their win over England.

# team-news - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Anscombe retains his place ahead of Biggar for Wales' clash with Australia

The New Zealand-born flyhalf impressed during the win over Scotland last week.

# team-news - Friday 2 November, 2018

McGrath and 'fierce competitor' Carbery to run the Ireland show

Joe Schmidt is keen to see his halfbacks and others stand up against Italy tomorrow.

Grand Slam-winner Leavy in Leinster line-up to face Kings

Dave Kearney has recovered from injury to take a starting berth, while Scott Fardy captains the tourists in South Africa.

Aussie out-half forms new half-back pairing with Marmion for Connacht

David Horwitz will make his first start for the province against Dragons tomorrow.

Johnston handed first Pro14 start at out-half as Bleyendaal captains Munster

Johann van Graan has named his team for Sunday’s Pro14 clash against the Cheetahs.

# team-news - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Beirne and Larmour get first starts in exciting Ireland team for Italy clash

Joe Schmidt is set to hand Will Addison and Ross Byrne their debuts off the bench in Chicago.

McGrath's scrum-half nod, Larmour's shot at 15 and Ireland's back row ballast

With Joe Schmidt naming an experimental team, opportunity knocks at Soldier Field.

Ex-Wales Sevens star handed debut against Scotland

Wing Luke Morgan will start in Saturday’s autumn international at the Principality Stadium.

# team-news - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Scotland without Laidlaw as Cardiff clash falls outside international window

Gregor Townsend has effectively named an Edinburgh-Glasgow select side for Saturday’s game against Wales.

# team-news - Friday 19 October, 2018

Connacht's new Australian playmaker poised to make his debut against Sale

David Horwitz is on the bench as Andy Friend makes seven changes for round two of the Challenge Cup.

Cooney misses out as McFarland rings trio of changes for Racing clash

Marty Moore makes the tomorrow’s starting line-up.

# team-news - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Doherty to make first start as Keogh captains Ireland against Denmark

Martin O’Neill has given the nod to the Wolverhampton Wanderers man for tonight’s clash with the Danes.

# team-news - Friday 12 October, 2018

Ulster boosted by return of injured quartet for clash with Geordan Murphy's Tigers

Murphy, Moore, Addison and Gilroy are all fit for Saturday’s Pool 4 opener at Kingspan Stadium.

Williams starts as Goggin gets the nod for Munster's Champions Cup opener

Johann van Graan makes four changes for Saturday’s trip to Exeter Chiefs.

# team-news - Friday 5 October, 2018

Carbery to face Leinster in Munster colours for the first time tomorrow

The out-half starts for Johann van Graan’s side, as does captain Peter O’Mahony.

# team-news - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Butler back for Connacht as Friend's men bid to end 58-year Belfast hoodoo

Andy Friend makes four changes from last week’s defeat to Leinster.

Boost for Ulster as Best and Stockdale set to make first appearances of the season

The pair have been named in the squad to take on Connacht on Friday evening.

# team-news - Friday 21 September, 2018

Copeland to make Connacht debut as Bundee starts against Scarlets

Andy Friend has made six changes to his starting XV for the round four clash in Galway.

James Lowe returns on Leinster's left wing as Leavy included on the bench

The Ireland flanker is fit again after recovering from a shoulder procedure.

# team-news - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Stander gets first start of the season as Munster make six changes Cj

Stander gets first start of the season as Munster make six changes

Johann van Graan has named JJ Hanrahan at fullback for the clash with Cardiff Blues.

# team-news - Friday 14 September, 2018

Sexton, Ringrose, Van der Flier, Ryan and Kearney make Leinster returns

Van der Flier makes his comeback from an ACL injury as Leinster host the Dragons.

# team-news - Thursday 13 September, 2018

POM, Cloete and Conway back for Munster as Carbery and Beirne start

Johann van Graan has some of his big guns back for the visit of the Ospreys tomorrow night.

# team-news - Friday 7 September, 2018

Top two! Cork and Kilkenny name sides for Sunday's All-Ireland camogie final

There’s few changes across the board for the Croke Park showdown.

# team-news - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Beirne set for Munster debut off bench as Taute returns for Glasgow trip

Joey Carbery has once again been held in reserve by head coach Johann van Graan.

# team-news - Friday 31 August, 2018

Wallaby-capped centre to make Connacht bow as Friend names team for Pro14 opener

Glasgow Warriors begin their season with a visit to the Sportsground for the third time in as many years on Saturday.

Ulster hand debuts to summer signings Burns, Speight and Addison

Academy prop Eric O’Sullivan and sub-academy wing Angus Kernohan could debut off the bench.

Carbery on Munster bench as Van Graan hands out four starting debuts

Mike Haley, Arno Botha, Neil Cronin and academy back Shane Daly are all in the starting XV.

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