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Four Munster players to start as Farrell names Ireland XV for Six Nations return

By Jack Neville / October 21, 2020 /

Andy Farrell has named his Irish squad to face Italy this Saturday in the Avivia in the fourth round of the Guinness Six Nations. Included are four Munster men in…

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Farrell and O’Mahony link up with Ireland ahead of Italy clash

By Jack Neville / October 19, 2020 /

Ireland face into their penultimate Six Nations game his Saturday against Italy, almost eight months since the original fixture was postponed. Ireland Head Coach, Andy Farrell can now call upon…

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Ireland's Six Nations clash with Italy postponed next month

By Jack Neville / February 26, 2020 /

After some reports that the game was in question, Ireland’s chief Philip Browne confirmed that the Irish government has decided that the clash between Ireland and Italy in the Six…

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WATCH: Jean Kleyn and Mike Haley look back on Ireland debuts

By Jack Neville / August 12, 2019 /

Two Munster men made their Ireland debuts at the weekend with Jean Kleyn and Mike Haley earning their first international caps in Ireland’s 29-10 win over Italy on Saturday. The…

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WATCH: Ireland scrum coach Greg Feek previews this weekend’s game with Italy

By John Keogh / August 6, 2019 /

Ireland get their on field preparations for the Rugby World Cup underway on Saturday when Italy visit the Aviva Stadium. Joe Schmidt’s side have put in trojan work in the…

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Ireland beat Italy to end on a high but run out of steam in semi-final goal

By Ronan Coughlan / June 12, 2019 /

Ireland has beaten Italy 38-14 this afternoon to secure second place in Pool B of the U20 World Championship and with that, a five-try bonus-point victory for Noel McNamara’s side…

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Ireland team named ahead of a must-win fixture against Italy

By Ronan Coughlan / June 11, 2019 /

Ireland U20’s Head Coach Noel McNamara has named his side to take on Italy tomorrow (Wednesday 12th June) (2.30pm Irish time) in the World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina. This will…

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Griffin and Considine to start for Ireland’s Women in Italy

By John Keogh / February 20, 2019 /

Ciara Griffin will again captain Ireland’s women’s team and is joined by fellow UL Bohs player Eimear Considine in the starting XV that plays Italy this Saturday night. Griffin and…

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LISTEN: The Breakdown EP87 with Three Red Kings and Sporting Limerick

By John Keogh / February 14, 2019 /

Six Nations is the order of the day in Episode 87 of The Breakdown. Tom Savage and Raffaele Rocca talk about Ireland’s win over Scotland at Murrayfield last week. The…

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WATCH – Extended highlights of Ireland’s Six Nations victory of Italy

By Luke Liddy / February 12, 2018 /

Ireland ran in eight converted tries to secure a bonus-point victory over Italy and make it two wins from two in the 2018 Six Nations Championship. Centre Robbie Henshaw and…

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