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#Team news

# team-news - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Maurice Shanahan dropped as Derek McGrath names Waterford team for Kilkenny

Jake Dillon comes in for Saturday’s Semple showdown.

All-Ireland champions Tipp make two changes for qualifier showdown with Dublin

Jason Forde and John McGrath have been handed starts by Michael Ryan.

# team-news - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Jordie Barrett and Laumape make first starts as All Blacks recall Savea

Steve Hansen has made some interesting changes to his backline.

Sean Armstrong left out of the Galway side to face Roscommon in Sunday's Connacht final

The Salthill Knocknacarra forward kicked six points in the semi-final win over Mayo.

# team-news - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Roscommon name team a full week before Connacht final

Cathal Compton replaces Donie Smith, while has recovered David Murray from illness.

# team-news - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Wexford team aiming to win county's first Leinster senior title in 13 years announced

There were injury doubts, but Davy Fitz has named an unchanged side.

# team-news - Friday 30 June, 2017

Rochford names two changes as Mayo prepare to tackle qualifiers again

Brendan Harrison and Colm Boyle have been drafted into the starting line-up to face Derry.

Fennelly a welcome return as Kilkenny make four changes ahead of Limerick test

Nowlan Park plays host to the All-Ireland qualifier meeting this Saturday evening.

Peter Creedon names unchanged Laois side for qualifier clash against Clare

The Banner have also named their team.

# team-news - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Sexton starts second Test as Lions drop POM for Warburton

The Ireland out-half will team up with Owen Farrell in the starting XV.

# team-news - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

All Blacks make two changes for second Lions Test

Ryan Crotty and Ben Smith miss out through injury.

# team-news - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Limerick minor hurlers make two changes for tomorrow's Munster semi-final against Clare

The Shannonsiders face Clare in Cusack Park at 7.30 on Wednesday night.

# team-news - Monday 26 June, 2017

Cork make one change for Munster junior football decider against Kerry

Don O’Driscoll misses the final as he is in America for the summer.

# team-news - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Best, Henshaw, Stander and Henderson get chance to impress against Canes

The Ulsterman captains the Lions again on Tuesday night in Wellington.

# team-news - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Dublin and Westmeath unveil starting sides as they go head-to-head for Leinster final spot

Throw-in at Croke Park is 4pm tomorrow.

# team-news - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Peter O'Mahony named Lions captain for the first Test

Warren Gatland has sprung a couple of surprises for the clash in Auckland.

# team-news - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

3 changes for Kilkenny as they face Westmeath in Leinster U21 semi-final a year after shock defeat

Eddie Brennan’s side will be gunning for revenge.

# team-news - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Rory Best captains the Lions for Tuesday's clash with the Chiefs

There are five Irishmen in the starting XV, which is not good news for their Test hopes.

# team-news - Saturday 17 June, 2017

McBrearty returns as Donegal name strong side for Tyrone tie

Manager Rory Gallagher makes one change from the team that beat Antrim four weeks ago.

# team-news - Friday 16 June, 2017

Galway team for Leinster semi-final with Offaly shows 2 changes from Dublin victory

Galway handed out a 14-point beating to Dublin in the quarter-final.

Kildare and Meath both unchanged for Leinster semi-final clash

If it ain’t broke, why fix it?

# team-news - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Schmidt makes six changes to Ireland side ahead of Japan Test

Off the back of a comprehensive win over the US Eagles, Ireland face stiffer competition in Shizuoka on Saturday.

Peter O'Mahony captains the Lions as Sexton gets nod at 10

Owen Farrell had been named on the bench but drops out injured.

Māori All Blacks name lethal-looking backline to face the Lions

The pack’s not bad either.

# team-news - Monday 12 June, 2017

Injury-ravaged Ireland make 13 changes for U20 World Championship play-off

After three pool defeats, Ireland contest the ninth place semi-final tomorrow.

# team-news - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Burnley defender Kevin Long handed shock start for Ireland-Austria game

Glenn Whelan captains the side, with no place in the team for Wes Hoolahan.

Payne starts at fullback as Lions captain Warburton returns

The Ulsterman is joined by Ireland team-mates Rory Best, Iain Henderson, CJ Stander and Robbie Henshaw.

Three All Blacks in Highlanders side to face Lions in Dunedin

Lima Sopoaga, Liam Coltman and Waisake Naholo have been released by Steve Hansen.

# team-news - Friday 9 June, 2017

5 changes for Kerry from league final victory as O'Donoghue, Enright and Maher return

Kerry face Clare in Sunday’s Munster SFC semi-final.

Hughes included in Monaghan panel while Cavan start 2 newcomers for Ulster clash

Kingspan Breffni Park will play host to the provincial quarter-final meeting on Sunday afternoon.

# team-news - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Jacob Stockdale set for Ireland debut as Schmidt names team for opening Test of summer tour

Dave Heffernan, Andrew Porter, James Ryan and Rory Scannell could also make their debuts off the bench.

Murray, SOB, POM and Furlong get first 2017 Lions starts against Crusaders

Alun Wyn Jones captains Warren Gatland’s side for the clash in Christchurch.

Crusaders XV includes All Black tight five in another huge test for the Lions

The Super Rugby leaders have named an impressive starting team for Saturday.

# team-news - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

12 changes to Ireland U20 side to face pool leaders New Zealand

Just Alan Tynan, Sean Masterson and Jack Kelly have retained their starting positions.

# team-news - Monday 5 June, 2017

Payne, Henshaw, McGrath and Stander start the Lions' second game

Welshman Ken Owens will captain Warren Gatland’s side in Auckland on Wednesday.

Blues name eight All Blacks in team to face the Lions in Auckland Sbw

Blues name eight All Blacks in team to face the Lions in Auckland

Sonny Bill Williams has been pencilled into the XV for Wednesday’s game.

# team-news - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Kevin Long handed first start for Ireland in meeting with Uruguay

Martin O’Neill has named his line-up for this evening’s friendly in Dublin.

# team-news - Friday 2 June, 2017

Two starting debutants in Meath team as Louth unchanged for Leinster quarter-final

The counties clash in Parnell Park on Sunday.

# team-news - Thursday 1 June, 2017

McGeeney includes 4 championship debutants in Armagh side to face Down

Blaine Hughes, Paul Hughes Aaron McKay and Oisin O’Neill make the starting 15.

# team-news - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Sexton, Best and Henderson start the Lions' first game of 2017 tour

Warren Gatland’s men face the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians on Saturday.