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#Team news

# team-news - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Conor O'Shea retains 10 of side that beat Springboks for Italy's Six Nations opener

The Italian’s host Wales this weekend.

Ireland U20 team named for Six Nations opener with Scotland

Just two previously capped players make the starting XV.

# team-news - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Niamh Briggs out of Ireland's Six Nations opener against Scotland

Tom Tierney has named his XV for Friday’s game.

# team-news - Friday 27 January, 2017

Strong selections from Cork and Limerick hurlers ahead of weekend decider

The teams clash in the Munster Hurling League final on Sunday.

# team-news - Friday 20 January, 2017

3 uncapped players for England but some familiar faces return for Six Nations

Mike Williams, Nathan Catt and Alex Lozowski could all make their Test debut this season.

# team-news - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Sean O'Brien remains sidelined as Leinster make 3 changes for Castres

Leinster can seal a home quarter-final in France.

# team-news - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Assist for Daryl Horgan as he makes his first start for Preston a memorable one

The former Dundalk star left the pitch to a standing ovation.

# team-news - Friday 13 January, 2017

Kerry unveil experienced side for McGrath Cup clash against Cork

Cork have also made some changes to the side who started their McGrath Cup opener during the week.

# team-news - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Sexton and Heaslip included to face Montpellier but O'Brien absent for Leinster

The eastern province can book their place in the knockout stages with a win.

# team-news - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Kerry unveil young side for McGrath Cup opener against Tipperary

Jack O’Connor will take charge of his Kingdom U21s for the game.

# team-news - Friday 6 January, 2017

Rooney and Romero to start against Reading but Depay and Schneiderlin frozen out by Mourinho

The United boss will shuffle his pack for tomorrow’s FA Cup tie, but won’t be taking Jaap Stam’s side lightly.

3 changes for Connacht ahead of Ospreys clash

Naulia Dawai comes in at Number 8 for his first start for the province.

# team-news - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Johnny Sexton makes comeback as he captains Leinster in Pro12 clash with Zebre

The 31-year-old has recovered from a hamstring injury.

# team-news - Friday 30 December, 2016

Leinster back to full strength for Ulster but there's still no sign of Johnny Sexton

The New Year’s Eve clash is a sell-out at the RDS.

Munster make 11 changes for trip to Connacht as Saili makes first start of season

The Irish provinces meet in Galway tomorrow evening.

Trimble returns from injury and Pienaar starts at out-half for Ulster's trip to RDS

The Ireland winger is named in Les Kiss’ side for Saturday’s interpro.

# team-news - Friday 23 December, 2016

Saili in line to feature as Munster name side to face Leinster

James Cronin, Jean Kleyn and Ronan O’Mahony are all included in the province’s starting XV.

Leinster make 10 changes for Stephen's Day derby against Munster

Thomond Park clash is a sell-out.

# team-news - Friday 16 December, 2016

Ross Byrne to make first European start as Cullen names team for Northampton

Sean O’Brien has been passed fit and is set to start at the Aviva Stadium.

# team-news - Friday 9 December, 2016

Ulster name Best captain against imposing Clermont outfit

Paddy Jackson, Robbie Diack and Louis Ludik also come into the Ulster team.

Big names return for Munster ahead of Limerick clash with Tigers

Rassie Erasmus has made six changes to the XV that beat Glasgow last time out.

# team-news - Friday 2 December, 2016

Connacht hand Springbok Boshoff first start as Lam rings the changes for Treviso clash

The western province take on the Italian side at the Sportsground tomorrow.

Joey Carbery at 10 as Leinster look to bounce back against Dragons

The Athy man is the only international involved against Australia who will feature at the RDS tomorrow.

# team-news - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Jose Mourinho names strong Man United side for League Cup quarter-final

Wayne Rooney and Henrikh Mkhitaryan both start for the Red Devils this evening.

# team-news - Sunday 27 November, 2016

In from the cold? Schweinsteiger makes United's bench for the first time this season

The German midfielder is included in the 18 for the first time this season, but Thursday’s Man of the Match fails to retain his starting place.

# team-news - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Man United's £30 million man makes his second competitive start tonight

Henrikh Mkhitaryan makes the starting XI for the first time since 10 September.

Earls, Ringrose and Henderson start as Schmidt names XV for Wallabies clash

CJ Stander and Rob Kearney have been passed fit to play on Saturday.

Australia coach Cheika brings back his big guns for Aviva showdown with Ireland

The Wallabies make seven changes for Saturday.

Newly-capped internationals Leavy, Tracy and McGrath boost Leinster for trip to Scarlets

Rory O’Loughlin also returns from injury and is set to start in Wales.

# team-news - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Rooney named on bench as Rashford starts as main striker against Arsenal

The striker is a substitute at Old Trafford as his younger team-mate is chosen to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

# team-news - Thursday 17 November, 2016

O'Brien starts for Ireland as Schmidt names Henderson and Jackson on bench

Josh van der Flier has been edged out for the openside slot in Ireland’s XV.

# team-news - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Arter starts as Ireland name strongest available team for clash with Austria

The Boys in Green are in Vienna for their last game of 2016.

# team-news - Thursday 10 November, 2016

JOD, Ringrose and Holland start with five uncapped players on Ireland bench

Peter O’Mahony, Keith Earls, Paddy Jackson and Sean O’Brien all make their returns.

Tommy O'Donnell to captain Munster for the first time against Maori All Blacks

Rassie Erasmus has made four changes to his side.

12 changes to All Black side following Ireland defeat

New Zealand have named a much-changed team for their Test against Italy in Rome.

# team-news - Friday 4 November, 2016

Ireland 7s captain Daly to make Leinster debut against Zebre

Leo Cullen has made a host of changes for the visit to Italy.

# team-news - Thursday 3 November, 2016

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Watch: More misery for Mourinho as two stunning goals hand Man United another European defeat

Wayne Rooney smashed home a late consolation, but Fenerbahce held on for all three points.

Kearney starts as Schmidt picks Murphy at openside for All Blacks clash

There may be debuts off the bench for Joey Carbery and Garry Ringrose.

Hansen shifts Kaino into second row as he names All Blacks team to face Ireland

Elsewhere, Scott Barrett could earn his first cap from the bench and Aaron Smith returns to the starting line-up following his disciplinary issues.

Ulster without Jackson, Cave and Wilson as Kiss names team for Edinburgh clash

Rob Lyttle, Brett Herron and Clive Ross have earned starts.