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Tomas O’Leary – Munster and Ireland

The last time we spoke to Tomás O’Leary was during a bad week for the scrum-half. He’d injured his thumb a month into the season and, having undergone surgery, was…

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Dan Parks – Cardiff Blues and Scotland

This time last season it looked like Dan Parks’s Test career was doomed. A full year since he had won a cap and 17 months since he had started a…

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Jerry Collins – Ospreys and New Zealand

Jerry Collins at home at Ospreys To celebrate his 30th birthday, Jerry Collins grabbed a bite to eat at Nando’s and received a cupcake. Given that the back-rower spent more…

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Leinster sign five players on long-term deals

Leinster Rugby are delighted to announce that Ireland back-row duo; Shane Jennings and Sean O’Brien, have both agreed new three-year deals with the province. This follows the news that international…

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Leigh Halfpenny – Cardiff Blues and Wales

Having bulked up for last year;s Autumn Internationals, the Welsh wing talks to Rugby World to discuss why the sudden gym interest. There’s a new Leigh Halfpenny taking to Europe’s…

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Trevor Hogan retires with immediate effect

Leinster Rugby can confirm that second-row forward Trevor Hogan has retired from the game with immediate effect due to a knee injury. Tipperary native Hogan, 31, attended CBS Nenagh and…

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Gethin Jenkins out of the Six Nations

Gethin Jenkins is likely to miss the whole of the Six Nations after confirming he’ll have an operation on Wednesday, which will keep him out until the end of March.…

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Connacht boosted by new signings

Connacht Rugby have completed a number of signings this week. Contract negotiations have been ongoing for a number of weeks but today CEO Gerry Kelly announced the signings of Ulster…

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Johnnie Beattie returns for Glasgow v Munster

Glasgow Warriors and Scotland no.8 Johnnie Beattie will make his return to frontline action tomorrow night when he takes the field against current Magners League leaders Munster at Musgrave Park…