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news from Wednesday, January 29, 2020

- Aldi and the IRFU today announced the latest two winners of the hugely successful Aldi Play Rugby sticker competition for primary schools, which ran from August - November last year. The competition gave every primary school in the country the chance of winning one of two €50,000 sports facility...

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- Ireland head coach Andy Farrell believes that he has selected a strong team for their Six Nations opener against Scotland after favouring Conor Murray over John Cooney at scrum-half. The choice between the experience of Murray and the fine form of Cooney was the biggest call ...

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- ​Scotland U20 Head Coach Sean Lineen has named his match-day squad for the opening fixture of the 2020 Six Nations, where they will face Ireland U20 at Independent Park, Cork, on Friday night (7:15pm Kick Off) Rory Darge, who will start at number eight, is handed the captaincy responsibilities of the young charges as they …...

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- An injury to Peter Sylvester means a change to the Ireland Club XV's match day 23 for Friday's game against Scotland Club XV in Galashiels. Garryowen's Bryan Fitzgerald will now start at outside centre for the away leg of the Club International Series. Niall Kenneally will travel with the squa...

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- We’re now getting ever closer to Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend naming his side to play Ireland in the 2020 Guinness Six Nations opener in Dublin. With that in mind, the SCRUM team have stepped into Townsend’s shoes and attempted to select the XV they would like to see turn out at the weekend… SCRUM …...

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- Brought to you by Energia, proud sponsors of Leinster Rugby. Little did Niamh Ní Dhroma know that lining out for a combined Defence Forces and An Garda Síochána XV against the French Armed Forces would help catapult her towards the highest level of rugby in the country. That match held on International Women's Day, in the leafy surrounds of Monkstown RFC in March 2019, would set Ní Dhroma on a...

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