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# Selection

Last month
November 2023
Robinson and Ferguson to lead line for Ireland against Netherlands
Andrew Moran is among the substitutes.
Our 2023 League of Ireland Premier Division team of the year
David Sneyd, Gavin Cooney and Shane Keegan thrash out the standout performers.
October 2023
Johnston returns and Collins dropped as Ireland ring changes against Gibraltar
Jamie McGrath and Ryan Manning start.
Scales handed first start as Ireland name team to face Greece
Evan Ferguson leads the line.
This Ireland team are more than capable of making history this weekend
Andy Farrell has total confidence in his players and the feeling is reciprocated.
Ireland increasingly optimistic on Lowe while Hansen not ruled out yet
Second row James Ryan remains a doubt for the quarter-final.
All Blacks XV has changed notably since losing series to Ireland
The Kiwis look stronger for some new faces and switching certain players’ roles.
Irish squad: Luckless Kelleher out with training ground injury, retiring McClean on standby
Stephen Kenny has named a 24-man squad for the upcoming games with Greece and Gibraltar.
Farrell should stick with Ireland's winning formula for Scotland clash
Shaking things up at this stage would be tempting fate.
Wing call the big decision in settled Scotland team for Ireland clash
Gregor Townsend’s side will be very familiar to the Irish players.
September 2023
Full steam ahead or a few changes? Ireland will respect the Scots
After a short holiday, the Irish squad are back in camp in Tours from today.
'It's not a must-win but it's pretty important to both teams'
Ireland head coach Andy Farrell welcomed the return of hooker Dan Sheehan.
Back five of the scrum and bench calls seem tightest for Ireland
It could be a very familiar-looking selection from Andy Farrell in the end.
Farrell's selection for Tonga will be intriguing and it could be crucial
The Ireland boss will confirm his matchday 23 in Nantes tomorrow afternoon.
Farrell expected to rotate for Tonga but Sexton wants to go again
The 38-year-old has a maximum of six games left in his professional career.
Doherty and McClean return for Netherlands showdown
Stephen Kenny’s side welcome the Dutch to Dublin tonight.
Shane Duffy returns from the cold to start Ireland's Euro 2024 qualifier against France
Stephen Kenny has named his injury-hit starting team for tonight’s game in the Parc des Princes.
Formidable Irish team gives insight into Farrell's World Cup strategy
The Ireland boss has included many of his Grand Slam front-liners against Romania.
August 2023
Prendergast, McCloskey, or a selection surprise for Ireland?
Head coach Andy Farrell will confirm his final 33-man selection on Monday.
McCloskey in midfield, Baird's big role, and Samoan showdown
Andy Farrell has shaken things up for Ireland’s final World Cup warm-up.
All Blacks name team for final World Cup warm-up game
Back-rower Luke Jacobsen will make his first Test start of the year in clash with South Africa.
'It changes your mind all the time' - Farrell hones in on final 33-man squad
The Ireland boss has another week-and-a-half before he names his World Cup group.
Ireland go close to full tilt with a dash of adventure
Andy Farrell has picked a strong team and wants a big performance against England.
Ireland set to welcome front-liners back with Byrne in 10 shirt
Andy Farrell is expected to name a strong team for the clash with England.
Ireland cut Coombes and four others from World Cup training squad
'Extremely proud' Earls set to earn 100th Ireland cap
Adeleke and Mageean headline largest ever Irish squad selected for World Championships
It is the largest Irish contingent ever to compete at a World Championships.
Ireland squad named for India T20 International series
The three-match series will take place between 18 and 23 August.
Adeleke and Mageean headline 23-strong Irish team selected for World Championships
It is the largest Irish contingent ever to compete at a World Championships.
Marcus Smith set to make cut in England's World Cup squad
Head coach Steve Borthwick has indicated he will take three out-halves to the tournament.
This year
Do you agree with the Sunday Game's football team of the year?
The panel also awarded their Footballer of the Year gong.
Stephen O'Brien named to start for Kerry in All-Ireland final
Jack O’Connor has named his side for Sunday’s decider against Dublin.
Farrell has tricky calls to make with Ireland's World Cup spots
With the first pre-season game looming, the competition will only heat up.
Stephen Kenny rings the changes for Ireland's clash with Gibraltar
Michael Obafemi, Jamie McGrath, and Dara O’Shea are among those earning a chance to impress.
Idah and Smallbone handed starts against Greece
Darragh Lenihan is preferred to Dara O’Shea in the back three.
Beth Mead misses out on place in England's World Cup squad
Sarina Wiegman today named her squad for the Women’s World Cup.
Murray, Nash, and Fekitoa back in Munster team for URC final
RG Snyman also returns but will be used off the bench against the Stormers.
Snyman and Beirne return to Munster team for URC clash with Glasgow
There is again no place in the matchday squad for Joey Carbery.
Team news: Eoin Murchan out for Dublin, Jimmy Hyland returns to Kildare squad
The sides meet in the Leinster semi-finals this weekend.
Ferguson to lead the line alongside Ogbene as Irish team to face France is named
France have made three changes to their selection.
Johnston receives first call-up as Kenny names Irish squad for France qualifier
France have also announced their squad for the game.
Ben Healy named on Scotland bench for final Six Nations clash with Italy
The Munster out-half from Tipperary qualifies for Scotland through his grandmother.