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#Team news

# team-news - Friday 17 January, 2020

From The42 Addison fit for Ulster as Ireland call-up O'Toole starts at tighthead prop Named

Addison fit for Ulster as Ireland call-up O'Toole starts at tighthead prop

Marty Moore misses out after limping off during last weekend’s defeat to Clermont.

From The42 Ryan back from injury as McGrath captains Leinster against Benetton Team News

Ryan back from injury as McGrath captains Leinster against Benetton

Leo Cullen has made four changes to his starting XV, all of them coming in the pack.

# team-news - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

From The42 Joyce names much-changed Galway side for FBD League final against Roscommon Team News

Joyce names much-changed Galway side for FBD League final against Roscommon

The Tribe boss makes seven changes to the team that defeated Mayo last weekend.

# team-news - Friday 10 January, 2020

From The42 Fardy to lead Leinster as Cullen names side to face Lyon Team News

Fardy to lead Leinster as Cullen names side to face Lyon

A raft of Leinster’s front-line internationals return as they seek to secure a home quarter-final.

# team-news - Thursday 2 January, 2020

From The42 Winning start as Wayne Rooney captains Derby County to hard-fought debut win Roo's Return

Winning start as Wayne Rooney captains Derby County to hard-fought debut win

Swansea City also triumphed in the Championship tonight.

From The42 Ulster's Henderson and Stockdale return for Munster clash Team News

Ulster's Henderson and Stockdale return for Munster clash

Ulster make three changes ahead of tomorrow’s showdown with Munster.

# team-news - Friday 27 December, 2019

From The42 Munster and Ireland boost as Joey Carbery set for comeback against Leinster Team News

Munster and Ireland boost as Joey Carbery set for comeback against Leinster

The out-half is on the bench for tomorrow evening’s Thomond sell-out.

# team-news - Thursday 26 December, 2019

From The42 Ulster name much-changed team for visit of Connacht Team News

Ulster name much-changed team for visit of Connacht

The Westerners have made five changes of their own.

# team-news - Friday 13 December, 2019

From The42 Furlong and Ross Byrne in for Leinster's Champions Cup meeting with Saints Team News

Furlong and Ross Byrne in for Leinster's Champions Cup meeting with Saints

Scott Fardy captains the side at the Aviva Stadium in the absence of Johnny Sexton.

# team-news - Thursday 12 December, 2019

From The42 Kiwi flyer Faddes comes into Ulster team to visit Harlequins tomorrow Changes

Kiwi flyer Faddes comes into Ulster team to visit Harlequins tomorrow

Kieran Treadwell starts in the second row in the only other change to Dan McFarland’s starting XV.

# team-news - Friday 6 December, 2019

From The42 Captain Butler back to bolster Connacht for Gloucester trip Champions Cup

Captain Butler back to bolster Connacht for Gloucester trip

A training ground injury for Matt Healy has forced Friend to switch John Porch to fullback.

From The42 Larmour, Porter and Doris in harness as Leinster travel to face Premiership-leading Saints Team News

Larmour, Porter and Doris in harness as Leinster travel to face Premiership-leading Saints

Tadhg Furlong, Rob Kearney and Scott Fardy head up a vastly experienced Leinster bench.

From The42 Tadhg Beirne in the back row as Munster name team for Saracens clash Shifting Roles

Tadhg Beirne in the back row as Munster name team for Saracens clash

Captain Peter O’Mahony moves to openside to make room for Beirne’s positional switch.

# team-news - Friday 29 November, 2019

From The42 Leinster ring the changes for Glasgow clash with Ireland front-liners rested Rotation

Leinster ring the changes for Glasgow clash with Ireland front-liners rested

Ross Molony captains the team from the second row.

From The42 Aki, Adeolokun and Buckley return to Connacht XV for Kings clash Team News

Aki, Adeolokun and Buckley return to Connacht XV for Kings clash

Andy Friend’s side face the South Africans in Galway tomorrow.

# team-news - Friday 15 November, 2019

From The42 Healy and Dillane return from injury in Connacht team to face Montpellier Team News

Healy and Dillane return from injury in Connacht team to face Montpellier

Head coach Andy Friend is, however, missing several important players due to injury.

From The42 Earls back for Munster as Loughman gets start at loosehead against Ospreys Named

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

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

# team-news - Friday 8 November, 2019

From The42 Stockdale and Murphy return for Ulster's trip to Munster Ready To Go

Stockdale and Murphy return for Ulster's trip to Munster

The starting XV sees seven changes to the side that beat Zebre last Friday.

From The42 World Cup contingent return for Munster as Van Graan names team to face Ulster Team News

World Cup contingent return for Munster as Van Graan names team to face Ulster

Peter O’Mahony will captain a side set to feature eight of the Irish players returning from Japan.

# team-news - Thursday 31 October, 2019

From The42 Bill Johnston takes 10 shirt as Ulster host Zebre Pro14

Bill Johnston takes 10 shirt as Ulster host Zebre

Dan McFarland will keep John Cooney and Craig Gilroy in reserve for the clash with the Italian side.

From The42 Sinckler and May passed fit as Jones names unchanged England XV Named

Sinckler and May passed fit as Jones names unchanged England XV

Ben Spencer has replaced Willi Heinz on the bench in the only change to the matchday 23.

From The42 Kolbe returns from injury as Boks make one change for World Cup final Team News

Kolbe returns from injury as Boks make one change for World Cup final

The South Africans have gone for a 6/2 split once again on their bench.

# team-news - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

From The42 All Blacks make seven changes as Gatland shakes up Wales team Team News

All Blacks make seven changes as Gatland shakes up Wales team

Steve Hansen and his Welsh counterpart will coach their teams for the final time.

# team-news - Friday 25 October, 2019

From The42 Kelleher handed first Leinster start since returning as Cullen's men travel to face Zebre Team News

Kelleher handed first Leinster start since returning as Cullen's men travel to face Zebre

Leo Cullen’s side face Zebre tomorrow afternoon aiming to make in four wins on the bounce.

# team-news - Thursday 24 October, 2019

From The42 Scott Barrett starts as All Blacks drop Sam Cane to the bench for semi-final Change

Scott Barrett starts as All Blacks drop Sam Cane to the bench for semi-final

Steve Hansen has rejigged his back row for Saturday’s clash with England.

# team-news - Thursday 17 October, 2019

From The42 Kearney and O'Mahony recalled as Schmidt names team to face All Blacks Named

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

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

From The42 Hansen picks Goodhue and Lienert-Brown in All Blacks midfield to face Ireland Team News

Hansen picks Goodhue and Lienert-Brown in All Blacks midfield to face Ireland

The Kiwis have opted for Codie Taylor at hooker ahead of Dane Coles.

# team-news - Friday 11 October, 2019

From The42 Coetzee to make injury return as Ulster bid to bounce back in South Africa Team News

Coetzee to make injury return as Ulster bid to bounce back in South Africa

Dan McFarland has named his team for Saturday’s Pro14 clash against the Southern Kings.

# team-news - Thursday 10 October, 2019

From The42 Larmour and Beirne start as Henshaw makes injury comeback in Ireland XV Team News

Larmour and Beirne start as Henshaw makes injury comeback in Ireland XV

Joe Schmidt has made 12 personnel changes for his side’s Pool A clash with Samoa on Saturday.

From The42 'We've got nothing to lose' - Samoa promise expansive approach against Ireland Pumped Up

'We've got nothing to lose' - Samoa promise expansive approach against Ireland

Key man Tim Nanai Williams has been passed fit to start as the Samoans make two changes.

# team-news - Friday 4 October, 2019

From The42 Ulster's new signing Johnston handed competitive debut for trip to Bloemfontain Team News

Ulster's new signing Johnston handed competitive debut for trip to Bloemfontain

Dan McFarland’s side take on the Toyota Cheetahs in the Pro14 tomorrow.

# team-news - Thursday 3 October, 2019

From The42 Lowe and Fardy return as Trinity scrum-half Osborne in line for Leinster debut Pro14

Lowe and Fardy return as Trinity scrum-half Osborne in line for Leinster debut

Leo Cullen has named his team for tomorrow night’s Pro14 visit of Ospreys.

# team-news - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

From The42 Johnny Sexton named captain as Ireland make 11 changes for Russia clash Team News

Johnny Sexton named captain as Ireland make 11 changes for Russia clash

Bundee Aki is also back as Joe Schmidt rings the changes.

# team-news - Saturday 28 September, 2019

From The42 Scotland change entire back row for critical Samoa clash Team News

Scotland change entire back row for critical Samoa clash

Gregor Townsend’s side are in must-win territory in Pool A.

# team-news - Friday 27 September, 2019

From The42 AWJ reaches record caps haul as Cheika changes his playmakers Pool D

AWJ reaches record caps haul as Cheika changes his playmakers

The brilliant second row eclipses Gethin Jenkins record as he prepares to run out for a 130th international appearance.

# team-news - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From The42 Japan need 'best game of their lives' as captain Leitch dropped for Ireland clash Brave Blossoms

Japan need 'best game of their lives' as captain Leitch dropped for Ireland clash

Head coach Jamie Joseph was surprised not to see Johnny Sexton’s name in Ireland’s squad.

From The42 Jack Carty starts at 10 for Ireland as Kearney and Earls make returns Team News

Jack Carty starts at 10 for Ireland as Kearney and Earls make returns

The Connacht out-half has been handed his second Test start against Japan.

# team-news - Friday 20 September, 2019

From The42 O'Donnell to captain Munster in final pre-season friendly against Connacht Starting XV

O'Donnell to captain Munster in final pre-season friendly against Connacht

Johann van Graan has named a strong team for Saturday’s game in Galway.

From The42 Townsend names experienced Scotland team for Yokohama showdown The Opposition

Townsend names experienced Scotland team for Yokohama showdown

Here is the starting XV that will take to the field against Ireland on Sunday.

From The42 Beirne offers bench impact as Henderson leads the Ireland lineout Talking Points

Beirne offers bench impact as Henderson leads the Ireland lineout

All eyes will be on Jordan Larmour and Andrew Conway in Ireland’s back three against Scotland.

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