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Ireland news from Friday, 3 July 2020

- Connacht Rugby have confirmed that Alex Wootton has joined the province on a loan deal from Munster until the end of the 2020/21 season. Wootton first made his Munster debut in September 2016 and has gone on to make 39 appearances for the province, scoring 13 tries in the process. The 25-year-...

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Ireland news from Thursday, 2 July 2020


- In our latest rugby quiz, we are asking you to name every member of Ireland's 30-man squad named for the Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand. It was a memorable tournament for Declan Kidney's men, winning all four of their pool games against the United States, Russia, Italy, and a very memorable victory over Australia. Those wins saw them top the pool and sail into the quarter-finals where they fa...

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Ireland news from Wednesday, 1 July 2020

- The return of Super Rugby in New Zealand over the last number of weeks and in Australia (beginning this weekend) has been a welcome sight for rugby supporters starved of action over the last number of months.  However, those of us in the northern hemisphere are keen to see the return of professional competition in this neck of the woods. Teams involved in the PRO14, Premiership and Top 14 are all...

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- For Peter O'Mahony, the main thing, as he explains, is that he is back on the pitch training with his teammates after three months where the world was turned upside down due to the onset of COVID-19.  O'Mahony and his Munster teammates are in their second week of preseason training with the goal being a showdown with Leinster at the Aviva Stadium on the weekend of the 22/23 August which will begi...

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