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Down the Blind Side Episode 5


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Lions to kick off in Ireland


  Punters in Ireland will be able to get a close-up look at the Lions before they head Down Under thanks to Carton House being chosen for the pre-tour camp.   The tourists will begin arriving in Kildare on 19 … Continue reading

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Four things Ireland need to pack for Paris


 After all the talk about defence this week the extraordinary policy of ceding ground to Wales last Sunday will surely be revised against France. Here are four other things that need to change along with it.  1: Box Clever France … Continue reading

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Ireland still a mile off the pace


I won a modest sum of money on this. Very modest. But between the rain chucking down in New Plymouth and an Irish side with no form, and short on fitness, the handicap of US plus 30 points was too … Continue reading

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Murray’s progress makes for positive news


  Four years ago in the World Cup Eoin Reddan jumped from third choice to first as Eddie O’Sullivan tried to plug holes in his sinking ship. It was hard on Isaac Boss, who had been in second place, but … Continue reading

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Walking wounded keep on coming


  As expected David Wallace will have to withdraw from the Ireland team to play France tomorrow, because of a tight hamstring. Good news for Shane Jennings, even if his first start since breaking his arm last May will now … Continue reading

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Kidney postpones the pain as long as he can


The derby finish to the season may have presented Irish rugby in a very positive light but it hasn’t done much to clear the muddied waters for Declan Kidney. This is a good thing. Kidney’s mantra borrows from the Spanish … Continue reading

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