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The Ireland Under-20 squad, sponsored by PwC, has been named by head coach Nigel Carolan for the opening rounds of the Under-20 Six Nations Championship.

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Ireland Women took on Wales yesterday in a warm-up fixture ahead of the Women's Six Nations kicking off on Friday week.

Here's the highlights from the game.

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The Ireland Coaching Group have named a 40-man squad that includes three uncapped players for the opening two rounds of the 2017 RBS 6 Nations Championship.

Ireland Squad Named For Opening Rounds Of RBS 6 Nations

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yesterday at 09:36. Facebook
TackleSMART is an online video resource for parents, coaches and players to show the best tackle technique for minis and youth players. Check it out on [ Irishrugby.ie Link ]
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01/22/2017 at 20:40. Facebook
Valuable Hit-Out For Ireland Women Ahead Of Women's Six Nations.

A strong second half performance saw The Welsh Rugby Union win the training match 22-14, with the match serving as ideal preparation for Ireland ahead of their Championship opener against Scottish Rugby at Broadwood Stadium on Friday week.

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01/22/2017 at 17:14. Facebook
European Rugby Champions Cup Result:
Toulouse 19-10 Connacht Rugby
Disappointment for Connacht as they come so close to qualification for the quarter finals of the competition after a hard fought match at the Stade Ernest Wallon. Despite a strong second half showing they fall agonisingly close to a losing bonus point which would have been enough to qualify. Connacht's points came from a John...
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01/22/2017 at 16:02. Facebook
Ireland Women welcomed Wales to Donnybrook today for a warm-up fixture ahead of the Women's Six Nations kicking off in just under two weeks time.

Wales got the result, winning 22-14 in a game that saw 28 Irish players get game time.

Full report to follow.
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01/21/2017 at 19:34. Facebook
European Rugby Champions Cup Result:
Munster 22-10 Racing 92
A convincing performance from Munster at Thomond Park as they secure a home quarter-final in the competition. Munster scored three tries through Simon Zebo, Ronan O'Mahony and replacement Ian Keatley. The impressive CJ Stander was named Man of the Match for the 4th time this season.
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01/21/2017 at 15:03. Facebook
European Rugby Champions Cup Result:
Ulster Rugby Official 22 - Bordeaux-Begles 26
A disappointing end to the European season for Ulster as they lose a close contest at the Kingspan Stadium. Ulster crossed for three tries through Andrew Trimble, Darren Cave and Franco van der Merwe with the remaining points coming from the boot of Paddy Jackson.
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01/20/2017 at 21:49. Facebook
European Rugby Champions Cup Result:
Castres 24-24 Leinster Rugby
A draw for Leinster at the Stade Pierre Antoine as they are confirmed as Pool 4 winners and look likely to bag a home quarter-final in the competition. Leinster's tries came from replacement Dan Leavy and a brace from Robbie Henshaw.
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01/20/2017 at 16:42. Facebook
Les Kiss has made six changes to the Ulster team to face Union Bordeaux Bègles at the Kingspan Stadium on Saturday (1.00pm).

There are four changes in the pack. Jonny Simpson will make his first start for the Province at tighthead prop, Andy Warwick starts at loosehead prop. Robbie Diack and Franco van der Merwe will start together in the second row.

The two changes in the back line sees...
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01/20/2017 at 16:41. Facebook
Connacht Rugby Head Coach Pat Lam has made five changes to face Toulouse in the final pool game of the Champions Cup this Sunday (kick off 4:15pm local time).

Jack Carty has recovered from injury to start at flyhalf. Peter Robb also returns to form a new centre partnership with Craig Ronaldson.

Quinn Roux comes in to the second row and flankers Nepia Fox-Matamua and Jake Heenan come in to...
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01/20/2017 at 16:39. Facebook
Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has made three changes to the Munster side for Saturday's Champions Cup clash against Racing 92 at Thomond Park (5.30pm).

Tommy O'Donnell, James Cronin and Ronan O'Mahony come into the starting XV as Munster target the win that would guarantee a home quarter-final.

The full team is in the comments section.
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01/20/2017 at 16:38. Facebook
Leinster Rugby Head Coach Leo Cullen has named his match day 23 for the Round 6 Champions Cup game against Castres on Friday evening in Stade Pierre-Antoine (Kick Off: 8.45pm - live on SKY Sports and RTÉ Radio).

Cullen has made three changes in total with all of those changes coming in the pack.

Cian Healy and Richardt Strauss come in and start alongside Tadhg Furlong in the front row. The...
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01/20/2017 at 13:44. Facebook
Tickets for the Ireland Women's & Ireland U20s matches are on sale now. Big double header in Donnybrook on St. Patrick's Day [ Irishrugby.ie Link ]
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01/19/2017 at 20:40. Facebook
IRFU Director of Rugby Sevens Anthony Eddy will take an Ireland Women's Sevens squad of 14 players to Australia on Monday for a training camp as part of the preparations for the Sydney leg of the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series.

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01/19/2017 at 09:35. Facebook
Open auditions for Ald Kids Rugby Panel this weekend:

Aldi Auditions - Times & Locations:

Saturday, January 21, 2017, 12pm-4pm - Donnybrook Stadium, Dublin
Saturday, January 21, 2017, 12pm-4pm - The Sportsground, Galway
Sunday, January 22, 2017, 12pm-4pm - Irish Independent Park, Cork

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01/18/2017 at 15:49. Facebook
The Ireland squad for the RBS 6 Nations Championship will be now be announced on Monday. Let the speculation begin... - edited to new date for squad announcement.
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01/18/2017 at 09:21. Facebook
Exciting new developments for Women's Six Nations inlcude new broadcast details and dedicated social media channels. For more see [ Irishrugby.ie Link ]