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#starting XV

# starting-xv - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Two England debuts for Australia game as Eddie Jones rings the changes
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# Starting XV

Two England debuts for Australia game as Eddie Jones rings the changes

Jul 7th 2022, 8:19 AM 9,186 Views 3 Comments

Jack van Poortvliet will also start the second Test against Australia.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Pollard to lead Springbok team showing 14 changes against Wales
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# Starting XV

Pollard to lead Springbok team showing 14 changes against Wales

Jul 5th 2022, 12:33 PM 5,921 Views 6 Comments

The reigning World Cup champions host the second Test in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

# starting-xv - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Cork name team for All-Ireland quarter-final against Dublin
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# As You Were

Cork name team for All-Ireland quarter-final against Dublin

Jun 23rd 2022, 10:07 PM 11,493 Views 2 Comments

John Cleary’s starting XV remains unchanged from the side that defeated Limerick.

# starting-xv - Friday 20 May, 2022

Friend picks a blend of youth and experience for Connacht's final game of the season
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# URC

Friend picks a blend of youth and experience for Connacht's final game of the season

May 20th 2022, 12:25 PM 5,559 Views 4 Comments

Zebre visit the Sportsground tomorrow evening.

# starting-xv - Friday 29 April, 2022

Cullen rotates team for Leinster's top-of-the-table clash against Stormers
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# URC

Cullen rotates team for Leinster's top-of-the-table clash against Stormers

Apr 29th 2022, 12:39 PM 10,914 Views 19 Comments

There’s a first start for scrum-half Cormac Foley in Cape Town.

Six changes for Connacht as Blade set to make 150th appearance against Sharks
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Six changes for Connacht as Blade set to make 150th appearance against Sharks

Apr 29th 2022, 12:13 PM 4,854 Views 6 Comments

Head coach Andy Friend is hoping to make it a clean sweep against the South African sides in the URC this season.

# starting-xv - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Monaghan returns and debut for Irwin at fullback as Ireland's team to face Scotland is named
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Monaghan returns and debut for Irwin at fullback as Ireland's team to face Scotland is named

Apr 28th 2022, 1:31 PM 2,789 Views 0 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ side end this year’s campaign at Kingspan Stadium on Saturday night.

# starting-xv - Friday 22 April, 2022

Naoupu and Considine make returns for Ireland's Six Nations clash with England
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# Starting XV

Naoupu and Considine make returns for Ireland's Six Nations clash with England

Apr 22nd 2022, 12:36 PM 4,762 Views 2 Comments

There is also a debut for Molly Scuffil-McCabe at fullback.

# starting-xv - Friday 21 January, 2022

Kleyn, Healy and Barron come into Munster team to face Wasps
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# Starting XV

Kleyn, Healy and Barron come into Munster team to face Wasps

Jan 21st 2022, 12:29 PM 14,451 Views 21 Comments

Thomond Park hosts the Champions Cup match on Sunday.

# starting-xv - Friday 14 January, 2022

Sexton named on the bench for Leinster's Champions Cup clash with Montpellier
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# Team News

Sexton named on the bench for Leinster's Champions Cup clash with Montpellier

Jan 14th 2022, 12:19 PM 6,859 Views 11 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men host the Top 14 side at the RDS on Sunday afternoon.

# starting-xv - Friday 31 December, 2021

Hansen and Dowling return to Connacht team for Munster clash
# Interpro Derby
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# Interpro Derby

Hansen and Dowling return to Connacht team for Munster clash

Dec 31st 2021, 12:18 PM 8,844 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend makes two changes for tomorrow’s meeting at the Sportsground.

# starting-xv - Friday 10 December, 2021

Munster name 5 debutants for Wasps game, 7 more uncapped players on bench
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# Team News

Munster name 5 debutants for Wasps game, 7 more uncapped players on bench

Dec 10th 2021, 12:09 PM 19,859 Views 16 Comments

None of the 34 senior players who were on the recent trip to South Africa are involved.

# starting-xv - Friday 15 October, 2021

Connacht boosted by Aki selection for interpro derby with Munster
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# Starting XV

Connacht boosted by Aki selection for interpro derby with Munster

Oct 15th 2021, 1:45 PM 6,355 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend has made five changes to the team that lost out to the Dragons a week ago.

Furlong, Kelleher and Conan back in Leinster's team to face Scarlets
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# Team News

Furlong, Kelleher and Conan back in Leinster's team to face Scarlets

Oct 15th 2021, 12:56 PM 7,284 Views 13 Comments

The province host Welsh opposition at the RDS tomorrow evening.

# starting-xv - Friday 8 October, 2021

Munster ring in the changes for trip to Scarlets
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Munster ring in the changes for trip to Scarlets

Oct 8th 2021, 12:31 PM 14,540 Views 17 Comments

Johann van Graan has rotated his squad ahead of Sunday’s United Rugby Championship clash in Wales.

# starting-xv - Friday 1 October, 2021

Ryan captains Leinster and Leavy back among replacements for Dragons trip
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# Team News

Ryan captains Leinster and Leavy back among replacements for Dragons trip

Oct 1st 2021, 12:54 PM 8,421 Views 20 Comments

Rob Russell makes his debut as Leo Cullen’s men head to Rodney Parade on Sunday afternoon.

# starting-xv - Friday 10 September, 2021

Two changes for Mayo as All-Ireland final line-ups are unveiled
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# Starting XV

Two changes for Mayo as All-Ireland final line-ups are unveiled

Sep 10th 2021, 8:26 PM 47,612 Views 38 Comments

Tyrone are unchanged from their semi-final win over Kerry for tomorrow’s game at Croke Park.

# starting-xv - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Take your pick: Gatland sets about selecting his Lions Test 23
# Debate
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# Debate

Take your pick: Gatland sets about selecting his Lions Test 23

Jul 18th 2021, 7:30 AM 14,434 Views 22 Comments

There are big calls to confirm across the starting XV.

# starting-xv - Friday 25 June, 2021

Eight of All-Ireland final side named to start for Waterford against Clare
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Eight of All-Ireland final side named to start for Waterford against Clare

Jun 25th 2021, 9:14 PM 8,622 Views 0 Comments

Dublin have announced their side that will play Antrim tomorrow.

# starting-xv - Friday 4 June, 2021

Cork make 10 changes for Limerick game and Tipperary welcome back Callanan
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Cork make 10 changes for Limerick game and Tipperary welcome back Callanan

Jun 4th 2021, 9:08 PM 11,966 Views 1 Comment

Throw-in tomorrow night at the Gaelic Grounds is 7.15pm.

# starting-xv - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener
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Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener

Apr 8th 2021, 2:25 PM 3,165 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Adam Griggs has unveiled his selection for Saturday’s game against Wales.

# starting-xv - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Ireland trio to start for Connacht on Thomond Park trip
# Inter-pros
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# Inter-pros

Ireland trio to start for Connacht on Thomond Park trip

Mar 4th 2021, 1:23 PM 8,041 Views 16 Comments

Bundee Aki, Ultan Dillane and Dave Heffernan have been picked to take on Munster in the Pro14 tomorrow evening.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

What are the key All-Ireland final selection calls facing Limerick and Waterford?
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# Starting XV

What are the key All-Ireland final selection calls facing Limerick and Waterford?

Dec 9th 2020, 6:35 PM 7,705 Views 3 Comments

John Kiely and Liam Cahill are finalising their teams this week.

# starting-xv - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Tipp make one change for Munster semi-final while Thurles to host Limerick-Waterford decider
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Tipp make one change for Munster semi-final while Thurles to host Limerick-Waterford decider

Nov 5th 2020, 9:32 PM 9,533 Views 1 Comment

David Power’s side take on Limerick in the football clash on Sunday.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Keenan and Connors handed debuts as Stockdale moves to 15 for Ireland
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# Team News

Keenan and Connors handed debuts as Stockdale moves to 15 for Ireland

Oct 21st 2020, 12:29 PM 36,235 Views 74 Comments

Ed Byrne and Jamison Gibson-Park are set for their first caps off the bench against Italy.

# starting-xv - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Injuries and form calls mean Ireland will have a refreshed look against Italy
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# Selection

Injuries and form calls mean Ireland will have a refreshed look against Italy

Oct 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,579 Views 13 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men restart their 2020 Six Nations campaign next weekend in Dublin.

# starting-xv - Friday 18 September, 2020

Two European debutants start as Sexton returns for Leinster's crunch clash with Saracens
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# Champions Cup

Two European debutants start as Sexton returns for Leinster's crunch clash with Saracens

Sep 18th 2020, 12:19 PM 35,676 Views 42 Comments

Sean Cronin also earns the nods after the line-out struggles against Ulster.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Leinster weigh up big calls in back three and back row against Munster
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Leinster weigh up big calls in back three and back row against Munster

Sep 2nd 2020, 11:01 PM 10,716 Views 30 Comments

Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster have had plenty of food for thought this week.

Munster set for minimal changes with Van Graan backing settled starting XV
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# Continuity

Munster set for minimal changes with Van Graan backing settled starting XV

Sep 2nd 2020, 9:09 PM 10,007 Views 19 Comments

There may be changes in the second row and back row for the clash with Leinster.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Leinster and Munster with some key selection decisions to confirm
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# Options

Leinster and Munster with some key selection decisions to confirm

Sep 1st 2020, 1:00 AM 13,139 Views 38 Comments

The reigning champions have options in their back three, while Johann van Graan could make a back row change.

# starting-xv - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Laois select starting side for Leinster U20 football final clash against Dublin
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# Starting XV

Laois select starting side for Leinster U20 football final clash against Dublin

Mar 5th 2020, 1:21 PM 5,373 Views 1 Comment

Laois lost out by 13 points to Dublin in last year’s decider.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Tipperary and Waterford unveil sides ahead of Munster U20 football openers
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Tipperary and Waterford unveil sides ahead of Munster U20 football openers

Feb 18th 2020, 8:38 AM 4,478 Views 0 Comments

The quarter-finals take place in Munster tomorrow night.

# starting-xv - Friday 7 February, 2020

Monaghan make two changes for Croke Park clash with Dublin
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Monaghan make two changes for Croke Park clash with Dublin

Feb 7th 2020, 11:44 AM 6,506 Views 5 Comments

The teams will meet tomorrow at Croke Park in Division One of the Allianz Football League.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

McNamara makes two changes to Ireland team for Friday's clash against Wales
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McNamara makes two changes to Ireland team for Friday's clash against Wales

Feb 5th 2020, 3:43 PM 5,499 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are aiming to build on last Friday’s 38-26 success over Scotland.

# starting-xv - Friday 10 January, 2020

Cork and Limerick reveal teams for Munster pre-season hurling final clash
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Cork and Limerick reveal teams for Munster pre-season hurling final clash

Jan 10th 2020, 10:50 AM 8,195 Views 3 Comments

Colm Spillane is a notable inclusion for Cork while Cian Lynch will captain Limerick.

# starting-xv - Friday 27 December, 2019

Ireland U20 side named for clash with Munster as they build up to Six Nations
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Ireland U20 side named for clash with Munster as they build up to Six Nations

Dec 27th 2019, 7:08 PM 14,262 Views 8 Comments

The challenge match takes place on Sunday in Cork.

# starting-xv - Friday 15 November, 2019

Henderson, Coetzee and Addison included for Ulster's trip to Bath
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Henderson, Coetzee and Addison included for Ulster's trip to Bath

Nov 15th 2019, 12:20 PM 5,943 Views 14 Comments

Billy Burns and Matthew Rea have also been selected in Dan McFarland’s starting line-up.

Earls back for Munster as Loughman gets start at loosehead against Ospreys
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# Named

Earls back for Munster as Loughman gets start at loosehead against Ospreys

Nov 15th 2019, 12:02 PM 14,789 Views 34 Comments

Tadhg Beirne is set for his first appearance of the season off the bench in Wales.

# starting-xv - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Kearney and O'Mahony recalled as Schmidt names team to face All Blacks
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# Named

Kearney and O'Mahony recalled as Schmidt names team to face All Blacks

Oct 17th 2019, 8:03 AM 41,496 Views 64 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s starting XV has 886 caps worth of Test rugby experience.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Cheika rings changes in Australia side for Georgia clash with captain rested
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Cheika rings changes in Australia side for Georgia clash with captain rested

Oct 8th 2019, 2:43 PM 4,724 Views 1 Comment

Australia are eyeing up a World Cup quarter-final against England or France.

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