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#Familiar Foes

# familiar-foes - This year 2022

'We need to get stuck into him, that’s the biggest compliment I can give Johnny'
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'We need to get stuck into him, that’s the biggest compliment I can give Johnny'

May 27th 2022, 2:56 PM 10,050 Views 3 Comments

Ronan O’Gara and Johnny Sexton have both given their thoughts ahead of tomorrow’s Champions Cup final in Marseille.

Leo Cullen sees 'traditional Leicester DNA' at heart of Tigers' revival
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Leo Cullen sees 'traditional Leicester DNA' at heart of Tigers' revival

May 6th 2022, 12:34 PM 4,742 Views 4 Comments

The Leinster boss is looking forward to coming up against his old club this weekend.

'He performed above what we expected' - Wales boss Wayne Pivac on Tadhg Beirne's Scarlets stint
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'He performed above what we expected' - Wales boss Wayne Pivac on Tadhg Beirne's Scarlets stint

Jan 27th 2022, 7:00 AM 11,130 Views 0 Comments

The Munster player was coached by Pivac during his time with the Welsh region.

# familiar-foes - All time

Daunting semi-final against Leinster ahead as Munster look to take next step
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Daunting semi-final against Leinster ahead as Munster look to take next step

Aug 31st 2020, 5:00 AM 10,623 Views 38 Comments

Friday night at the Aviva Stadium should be an intriguing battle between the provinces.

Schmidt v Hansen: The decisive bout in a memorable rivarly
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Schmidt v Hansen: The decisive bout in a memorable rivarly

Oct 16th 2019, 6:44 AM 8,255 Views 6 Comments

This weekend’s World Cup quarter-final between Ireland and New Zealand will be the fifth, and potentially final meeting between two of rugby’s most successful head coaches.

Analysing the similarities between Klopp and Pochettino as they fight to end trophy hoodoo
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Analysing the similarities between Klopp and Pochettino as they fight to end trophy hoodoo

Jun 1st 2019, 8:00 AM 13,333 Views 15 Comments

Both managers share plenty of traits – but only one of them will finally deliver a major title to their club.

Mesut Özil dreams of beating England in the World Cup final
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Mesut Özil dreams of beating England in the World Cup final

Jun 14th 2018, 4:22 PM 4,368 Views 8 Comments

We all dream of a team of Gary Breens, Mesut.

Kerry head to Croke Park for another crack at knocking the Dubs off their perch
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Kerry head to Croke Park for another crack at knocking the Dubs off their perch

Apr 4th 2017, 6:15 AM 5,926 Views 5 Comments

Kerry came within a whisker of ending Dublin’s unbeaten run in Tralee.

Kerry cruise past powerless Tyrone to book rematch with the five-in-a-row chasing Dubs
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Kerry cruise past powerless Tyrone to book rematch with the five-in-a-row chasing Dubs

Apr 2nd 2017, 4:31 PM 12,767 Views 10 Comments

Kerry kept their side of the deal by beating Tyrone by seven points.

CJ Stander's ex-roomie Strauss plotting 'strategy' to counter Murray
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CJ Stander's ex-roomie Strauss plotting 'strategy' to counter Murray

Feb 4th 2017, 6:19 AM 6,024 Views 4 Comments

Familiarity has fuelled the fire with our celtic brethren after Munster’s feisty meetings with Glasgow.

Bristling Warriors will be ready to move on Munster
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Bristling Warriors will be ready to move on Munster

Jan 14th 2017, 8:01 AM 5,318 Views 7 Comments

Gregor Townsend desperately wants to put his side in the knock-out stages before departing for the international stage.

'I am confident' - Ancelotti fancies Bayern's chances against Arsenal
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'I am confident' - Ancelotti fancies Bayern's chances against Arsenal

Dec 12th 2016, 1:40 PM 2,605 Views 0 Comments

The Italian is optimistic about his side’s chances of reaching the quarter-finals at the expense of the Gunners.

The day Fermanagh gave Mayo an almighty scare - and both counties' fortunes since then
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The day Fermanagh gave Mayo an almighty scare - and both counties' fortunes since then

Jul 9th 2016, 7:15 AM 7,086 Views 6 Comments

Qualifier clash is the counties’ first competitive meeting since 2004 All-Ireland semis.

'They just seem to be our kind of bogey team' - Waterford's U21 suffering against Clare
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'They just seem to be our kind of bogey team' - Waterford's U21 suffering against Clare

Jun 3rd 2016, 12:05 AM 7,724 Views 0 Comments

Austin Gleeson knows all about disappointments against the Banner.

It was Peter Stringer v Donncha O'Callaghan as Sale beat Worcester tonight
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It was Peter Stringer v Donncha O'Callaghan as Sale beat Worcester tonight

Oct 23rd 2015, 11:52 PM 9,948 Views 7 Comments

Danny Cipriani, overlooked by England for the World Cup, opened the scoring with a fine individual effort.

Here's how Ireland's World Cup 2018 rivals have fared since we last met
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Here's how Ireland's World Cup 2018 rivals have fared since we last met

Jul 25th 2015, 8:02 PM 6,878 Views 5 Comments

Ireland will be on red alert for in-form Welsh and Austrian outfits.

Facing Cork - 'I just think Ger has that in his mind that he can't get emotionally attached to it'
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Facing Cork - 'I just think Ger has that in his mind that he can't get emotionally attached to it'

Apr 15th 2015, 7:30 AM 4,064 Views 1 Comment

Dublin’s Ryan O’Dwyer believes their manager will park his emotions next Sunday in Nowlan Park.

Leinster fullback Kearney: 'I expect a very different Munster this week'
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Leinster fullback Kearney: 'I expect a very different Munster this week'

Oct 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 2,870 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland international believes being written off suits Anthony Foley’s men perfectly.

The story so far: the Dublin and Meath minors’ paths to the final
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The story so far: the Dublin and Meath minors’ paths to the final

Sep 20th 2012, 9:00 AM 1,370 Views 1 Comment

They’ve already met this summer but how will Sunday’s minor decider turn out? Here’s the story of Dublin and Meath’s season so far.