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# wolfhounds - Friday 29 May, 2015

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

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

May 29th 2015, 4:10 PM 5,515 Views 1 Comment

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
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Ireland name Sevens squad as they bid for place in Olympics

May 19th 2015, 12:05 PM 28,799 Views 15 Comments

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
# Contenders
# Contenders

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

Jan 31st 2015, 8:30 AM 8,139 Views 33 Comments

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
# Tullow Tank
# Tullow Tank

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

Jan 30th 2015, 10:31 PM 6,323 Views 2 Comments

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
# Rehearsal
# Rehearsal

4 Wolfhounds who put their hands up for Six Nations selection

Jan 30th 2015, 10:11 PM 16,210 Views 87 Comments

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
# Auditions
# Auditions

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

Jan 30th 2015, 9:32 PM 21,065 Views 82 Comments

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
# Second Guessing
# Second Guessing

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

Jan 30th 2015, 7:00 AM 9,304 Views 16 Comments

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
# Michelin Man
# Michelin Man

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

Jan 30th 2015, 12:05 AM 4,849 Views 6 Comments

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
# Centre Showdown
# Centre Showdown

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

Jan 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 8,122 Views 18 Comments

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
# Questions
# Questions

Schmidt challenges Wolfhounds to force his hand for Six Nations opener

Jan 29th 2015, 2:35 PM 6,963 Views 21 Comments

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
# Schmidt's Contenders
# Schmidt's Contenders

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

Jan 29th 2015, 1:43 PM 8,405 Views 26 Comments

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?
# Release The Hounds
# Release The Hounds

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

Jan 29th 2015, 10:04 AM 4,126 Views 22 Comments

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
# Just Get On With It
# Just Get On With It

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

Jan 28th 2015, 3:15 PM 8,157 Views 0 Comments

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
# The A-Team
# The A-Team

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

Jun 11th 2014, 5:17 PM 10,880 Views 21 Comments

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
# Due North
# Due North

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

May 22nd 2014, 2:34 PM 5,030 Views 7 Comments

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
# Straight Red

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

May 18th 2014, 2:36 PM 10,753 Views 15 Comments

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'
# Big Loss
# Big Loss

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

Mar 26th 2014, 9:04 AM 4,730 Views 25 Comments

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
# Inside Line
# Inside Line

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

Mar 21st 2014, 7:00 AM 2,000 Views 2 Comments

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
# Test Run
# Test Run

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

Jan 26th 2014, 9:29 AM 23,864 Views 33 Comments

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’
# Stamping
# Stamping

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

Jan 25th 2014, 11:59 AM 21,144 Views 17 Comments

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
# On Trial
# On Trial

Solid Wolfhounds display could throw Herring into Six Nations mix

Jan 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 3,797 Views 9 Comments

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'
# Interview
# Interview

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

Jan 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 3,988 Views 1 Comment

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

# wolfhounds - Friday 24 January, 2014

3 key battles for the Wolfhounds to address against the Saxons
# 3kb
# 3kb

3 key battles for the Wolfhounds to address against the Saxons

Jan 24th 2014, 5:05 PM 15,178 Views 16 Comments

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
# Screen Test
# Screen Test

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

Jan 24th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,156 Views 3 Comments

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
# Midfield
# Midfield

Potential BOD successors partnered together for Wolfhounds

Jan 23rd 2014, 10:07 PM 9,022 Views 19 Comments

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
# Auditions
# Auditions

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

Jan 23rd 2014, 4:02 PM 5,533 Views 10 Comments

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
# The Future
# The Future

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

Jan 23rd 2014, 1:30 PM 12,398 Views 64 Comments

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
# Fringe Benefits
# Fringe Benefits

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

Jan 23rd 2014, 7:20 AM 10,342 Views 10 Comments

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
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

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

Jan 20th 2014, 3:10 PM 4,861 Views 10 Comments

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
# Transfer
# Transfer

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

Jan 14th 2014, 9:50 AM 3,354 Views 2 Comments

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
# Axel
# Axel

Foley appointed Ireland Wolfhounds coach

Dec 12th 2013, 12:28 PM 2,548 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Thumb Wars
# Thumb Wars

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

Apr 22nd 2013, 12:15 PM 2,512 Views 3 Comments

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
# Interview
# Interview

Kidney looking forward to 'spicy' Ireland-England encounter

Jan 25th 2013, 7:00 AM 6,659 Views 9 Comments

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
# Wolf Pups
# Wolf Pups

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

Jan 24th 2013, 5:17 PM 3,183 Views 5 Comments

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
# Late Bloomer
# Late Bloomer

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

Jan 24th 2013, 2:54 PM 11,817 Views 10 Comments

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

Henshaw and Coughlan named in Ireland Wolfhounds starting XV
# Hounds Of War
# Hounds Of War

Henshaw and Coughlan named in Ireland Wolfhounds starting XV

Jan 24th 2013, 1:08 PM 6,755 Views 17 Comments

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
# Stepping Up

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

Jan 23rd 2013, 4:46 PM 3,351 Views 2 Comments

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
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

No more Mr Waterboy: Fitzgerald raring to go against Saxons

Jan 23rd 2013, 3:50 PM 1,432 Views 0 Comments

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
# Bucaneer
# Bucaneer

Homecoming teen Rob Henshaw gets a thrilling chance against English

Jan 22nd 2013, 5:20 PM 3,339 Views 7 Comments

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
# Wolfhounds
# Wolfhounds

6 Nations road to redemption still exists for Trimble and Court

Jan 22nd 2013, 2:35 PM 4,996 Views 11 Comments

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

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