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#Best XV

# best-xv - Monday 21 October, 2019

Do you agree with our RWC quarter-final Team of the Weekend?
# Best XV
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# Best XV

Do you agree with our RWC quarter-final Team of the Weekend?

Oct 21st 2019, 12:30 PM 15,186 Views 22 Comments

Onto the final four stage we go.

# best-xv - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

The42's international rugby dream team for 2015
# Best XV
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# Best XV

The42's international rugby dream team for 2015

Dec 30th 2015, 7:00 PM 9,904 Views 24 Comments

Unfortunately no Irishmen make the cut.

# best-xv - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

7 Irish players make The Guardian's European best XV of the past 20 years
# Accolade
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# Accolade

7 Irish players make The Guardian's European best XV of the past 20 years

Apr 29th 2015, 1:12 PM 16,211 Views 38 Comments

Munster’s Paul O’Connell is among the legends to make the cut for the fantasy team.

# best-xv - Monday 3 February, 2014

5 Irishmen make it into our Six Nations Team of the Week
# Best XV
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# Best XV

5 Irishmen make it into our Six Nations Team of the Week

Feb 3rd 2014, 7:45 AM 8,385 Views 18 Comments

Wins for Ireland, France and Wales but there are inclusions for two Englishmen and a talented Italian.

# best-xv - Monday 20 January, 2014

Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend
# Best XV
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# Best XV

Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend

Jan 20th 2014, 12:10 PM 17,041 Views 33 Comments

We have selected the best team from the four Irish provinces and the smattering of Irishmen playing abroad.

# best-xv - Monday 13 January, 2014

Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend
# Green Sweep
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# Green Sweep

Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend

Jan 13th 2014, 12:59 PM 22,219 Views 57 Comments

We have selected the best team from the four Irish provinces and the smattering of Irishmen playing abroad.

# best-xv - Monday 30 December, 2013

'My Ireland team to face Scotland in the Six Nations is...'
# Best XV
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# Best XV

'My Ireland team to face Scotland in the Six Nations is...'

Dec 30th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,963 Views 35 Comments

Joe Schmidt starts next season’s championship with two home games in six days.

# best-xv - Monday 16 December, 2013

Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend
# Best XV
From The42
# Best XV

Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend

Dec 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,242 Views 21 Comments

Two wins and two defeats from the latest round of matches but could we find room for super-sub JJ Hanrahan?

# best-xv - Monday 28 October, 2013

'My Ireland team to beat the All Blacks is...'
# Best XV
From The42
# Best XV

'My Ireland team to beat the All Blacks is...'

Oct 28th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,834 Views 19 Comments

The beat went on for Ireland last summer but can Brian O’Driscoll’s last crack at New Zealand be a winning one?

# best-xv - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Legend Richard Hill wants Brian O'Driscoll to captain Lions in Australia
# Lions
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# Lions

Legend Richard Hill wants Brian O'Driscoll to captain Lions in Australia

Mar 27th 2013, 8:07 PM 4,747 Views 17 Comments

The former English flanker has named seven Irish players in his preferred XV.

# best-xv - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

6 Nations: Team of the Tournament
# Best Of The Bunch
From The42
# Best Of The Bunch

6 Nations: Team of the Tournament

Mar 19th 2013, 1:50 PM 3,447 Views 7 Comments

In all the glory of hindsight, we presented the best XV of this year’s championship.

# best-xv - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

5 Irish players make it onto the Wallabies' Lions Team of the Week
# Lions 2013
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# Lions 2013

5 Irish players make it onto the Wallabies' Lions Team of the Week

Mar 12th 2013, 11:45 AM 3,682 Views 4 Comments

Luke Marshall and Brian O’Driscoll in the centre? We like those apples.

# best-xv - Monday 25 February, 2013

6 Nations: Team of the Week
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

6 Nations: Team of the Week

Feb 25th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,461 Views 4 Comments

If you are expecting to see any Irish names, you are in for a long wait.

# best-xv - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Lions team of the week, according to the official Wallabies website
# Lions 2013
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# Lions 2013

Lions team of the week, according to the official Wallabies website

Feb 6th 2013, 9:51 AM 5,879 Views 9 Comments

Ireland and England dominate the projected starting XV for the First Test against Australia.

# best-xv - Monday 7 January, 2013

Pro12 Team of the Week
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# Best XV

Pro12 Team of the Week

Jan 7th 2013, 1:27 PM 1,599 Views 4 Comments

Hefty wins for three Irish provinces means the competition for places is high.

# best-xv - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Pro12 Team of the Week
# Best XV
From The42
# Best XV

Pro12 Team of the Week

Jan 1st 2013, 12:17 PM 1,596 Views 3 Comments

The videos have been reviewed and we’ve settled on the cream of the provincial crop.

# best-xv - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Pro12: Team of the Week
# Best XV
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# Best XV

Pro12: Team of the Week

Dec 23rd 2012, 3:43 PM 1,489 Views 2 Comments

Ulster and Munster dominate the line-up after their inter-pro victories.

# best-xv - Friday 14 December, 2012

Heineken Cup: 3 things to look out for this weekend
# Vital
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# Vital

Heineken Cup: 3 things to look out for this weekend

Dec 14th 2012, 5:52 PM 1,203 Views 2 Comments

European dreams could be shattered for three of Ireland’s four representatives.

# best-xv - Monday 26 November, 2012

Pro12: Team of the week
# Best XV
From The42
# Best XV

Pro12: Team of the week

Nov 26th 2012, 1:30 PM 1,214 Views 0 Comments

Two defeats and squeaky wins for Leinster and Ulster but some players shone through the morass.

# best-xv - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

And the team of the week awards go to...
# Best XV
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# Best XV

And the team of the week awards go to...

Aug 7th 2012, 3:31 PM 1,519 Views 4 Comments

It was a busy weekend of Gaelic Football action and Ewan MacKenna has selected his leading fifteen from the Croke Park ties.