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# wolfhounds - Friday 29 May, 2015

Carlow man Daly ready to kick start Ireland's 7s revolution

Tomorrow is the end of the rugby season, but the start of a new and improved Sevens programme for Ireland.

# wolfhounds - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Ireland name Sevens squad as they bid for place in Olympics

Ireland Sevens will begin the qualification process next month.

# wolfhounds - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Wolfhounds disappoint to get Ireland's 2015 off to a losing start

Replacement lock Robbie Diack admitted Ireland’s coaching staff had been hoping for more.

# wolfhounds - Friday 30 January, 2015

'I'd feel confident of doing the job' - O'Brien raring to go for Six Nations

The Leinster back row got through 50 minutes of impressive action on his return from injury.

4 Wolfhounds who put their hands up for Six Nations selection

Picking out individuals was no easty task, but these men may have increased their Six Nations chances.

O'Brien shows up strongly as Wolfhounds stutter to Saxons defeat

A highly-anticipated encounter ultimately failed to excite as the English side came away with a win.

Schmidt's Wolfhounds XV leaves more Six Nations questions than answers

A number of positions remain unclear for the trip to Rome in two weekends.

Wolfhounds relieved to have 'X-factor' of returning O'Brien on their side

The back row’s Leinster teammates came up with an unkind nickname during the early stages of his injury.

# wolfhounds - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Earls excited for midfield challenge against England's Slammin' Sam

The Munster man wears 13 for the Wolfhounds in tomorrow evening’s clash with the England Saxons.

Schmidt challenges Wolfhounds to force his hand for Six Nations opener

Ireland management insist players can put their hands up to face Italy in tomorrow night’s clash with the Saxons.

The return of SOB and more talking points from the Wolfhounds team

Madigan’s audition at 10, Lukey Fitz on the left wing, front row power and a strong Saxons selection.

Open Thread: Who would you like to see get a run with the Wolfhounds tomorrow night?

The team-sheets will be unveiled today for the ‘A’ international in Cork.

# wolfhounds - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

'This is my job. What’s my other option, pack it in?' Felix Jones refuses to be defined by injury

The Munster fullback has endured a rough time with injuries in his career, but it’s ancient history as far as he’s concerned.

# wolfhounds - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Ryan captains Emerging Ireland side with 5 internationals for meeting with Russia

Craig Gilroy and Tommy O’Donnell will be among those hoping to play their way into the senior international side.

# wolfhounds - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Edinburgh sign up Irish prop John Andress on two-year deal

The former Ulster and Ireland A forward has made the switch from Worcester Warriors.

# wolfhounds - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Irish lock sent off by Steve Walsh for Super Rugby eye gouge Straight Red This post contains videos

Irish lock sent off by Steve Walsh for Super Rugby eye gouge

Ed O’Donoghue cost his Queensland Reds team the game against Melbourne Rebels after tangling with Scott Higginbotham.

# wolfhounds - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Connacht prop Brett Wilkinson forced to retire after 'serious neck injury'

The South African born forward played with Ireland Wolfhounds and toured to New Zealand with the senior squad in 2012.

# wolfhounds - Friday 21 March, 2014

Dave McSharry eager to finish season on a high and make Irish summer tour

The inside centre played for the Wolfhounds last January and could yet be a long term option for Joe Schmidt’s new midfield.

# wolfhounds - Sunday 26 January, 2014

5 things we learned as Ireland's Wolfhounds beat the Saxons

It was scrappy, but there were plenty of positives from last night’s ‘A’ international.

# wolfhounds - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Adrian Flavin: ‘No-one deserves to have their head sliced open by a stamp’

The former Connacht hooker hits back at the players who claimed Mike McCarthy got just punishment against Ospreys.

Solid Wolfhounds display could throw Herring into Six Nations mix

The Ulster hooker could yet for his way into Joe Schmidt’s plans for the upcoming tournament.

Ruddock - Wolfhounds 'very much feel part of the Six Nations campaign'

The 23-year-old Leinster flanker is captain for the clash with the England Saxons this evening.

# wolfhounds - Friday 24 January, 2014

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3 key battles for the Wolfhounds to address against the Saxons

Joe Schmidt will be a keen spectator as his fringe players take on their English counterparts in Kingsholm.

Gilroy on Six Nations hunt as 'perfectionist' Schmidt watches on

The Ulster wing is aiming to use his Wolfhounds outing to catapult himself into senior contention this spring.

# wolfhounds - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Potential BOD successors partnered together for Wolfhounds

Robbie Henshaw and Darren Cave have been paired up for the clash with the England Saxons.

Foley: Wolfhounds are 'looking for control' from out-half Madigan

Meanwhile, the head coach says he is excited to see Robin Copeland with ball in hand against the Saxons.

O'Donnell, Madigan and Copeland start in exciting Wolfhounds team

Anthony Foley and Neil Doak have named their XV to take on the England Saxons this weekend.

5 players with a lot to gain when the Wolfhounds play this weekend

Ireland’s ‘A’ team to face the Saxons is announced today. Here are the men we think deserve the chance to play their way into the senior side.

# wolfhounds - Monday 20 January, 2014

Gilroy and Zebo called into Ireland squad as Earls anxiously awaits scan result

Keith Earls hobbled out of Munster’s win over Edinburgh with a knee injury.

# wolfhounds - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Gloucester confirm departure of out-half Freddie Burns at season's end

The gifted playmaker will be leaving Kingsholm, with Leicester heavily rumoured to be his destination.

# wolfhounds - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Foley appointed Ireland Wolfhounds coach

The former number eight will be assisted by Ulster backs coach Neil Doak.

# wolfhounds - Monday 22 April, 2013

'We don't think we'll see Robbie Henshaw for the rest of the season'

Connacht coach Eric Elwood confirmed that the fullback’s hand injury should see him miss the province’s final two games.

# wolfhounds - Friday 25 January, 2013

Kidney looking forward to 'spicy' Ireland-England encounter

The coach denied that Ian Madigan was being made to suffer as a result of his versatility.

# wolfhounds - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Opinion: Wolfhounds squad offers exciting glimpse of Irish rugby's future

The only quibble is the fact that Ian Madigan has been named on the bench.

'Massive honour' for Coughlan as he crashes the Irish scene late

The Munster forward’s industry and dynamism has been rewarded by Declan Kidney.

Henshaw and Coughlan named in Ireland Wolfhounds starting XV

The final audition for places in the Six Nations squad for Wales takes place in Galway tomorrow night.

# wolfhounds - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Slideshow: 6 Irish players that made the 'A' grade on Wolfhounds duty Stepping Up This post contains images

Slideshow: 6 Irish players that made the 'A' grade on Wolfhounds duty

Some big names plyed their trade with the A team for years before making the international breakthrough.

No more Mr Waterboy: Fitzgerald raring to go against Saxons

Somebody else can hand out the fruit and water. The Irish winger has work to do.

# wolfhounds - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Homecoming teen Rob Henshaw gets a thrilling chance against English

The Connacht fullback is in for a warm reception when he lines up against the Saxons in Galway this weekend.

6 Nations road to redemption still exists for Trimble and Court

Ireland’s assistant coach Les Kiss insisted that all players in the ‘A’ squad could still feature against Wales.

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