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news from Thursday, 12 December 2019

- Ulster head coach Dan McFarland has made two changes to the team that defeated Harlequins as the sides prepare for Friday's rematch in round four of the Heineken Champions Cup at the Twickenham Stoop (kick-off 7.45pm). Versatile back, Matt Faddes returns to the starting Ulster side on the right w...

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news from Wednesday, 11 December 2019

- Irish Rugby and Scottish Rugby have confirmed fixtures for the 2020 Club International Series. The Ireland Club XV will travel to face Scotland Clubs at Myreside Stadium, Edinburgh on Friday 31 January before returning to Energia Park on Friday 7 February at 17:45. The series is decided by the a...

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news from Tuesday, 10 December 2019

- Galwegians picked up their first win of the Energia Women’s All-Ireland League season in seeing off Malone 29-12 at Crowley Park. The five-try performance moves them off the bottom of the table heading into the Christmas break to the relief of Head Coach Fraser Gow. “We’re just delighted to...

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- New Ireland head coach Andy Farrell will likely be without Leinster out-half Johnny Sexton for the first two games of next year's Six Nations against Scotland and Wales. According to report by Des Barry on Sexton will miss 8-10 weeks of action after suffering a significant medial tear to his right knee. With the Six Nations campaign getting under way against Scotland in less than s...

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news from Monday, 9 December 2019

- The Energia Women’s All-Ireland League has reached the half-way point in its regular season and it’s been an entertaining campaign so far with 1309 points scored across 27 games. That translates into an average of almost eight tries per game, and some players are tearing up the scoring charts. Ha...

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