Former Ireland winger Denis Hickie in Dublin with the “To Big To Miss” advertising board to promote the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Photograph: onEdition

Former Ireland international winger believes Joe Schmidt is right man to lead country on to success

 Ivan Dineen: will fill problem number 12 position for Munster against Treviso. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Ivan Dineen gets chance at centre alongside Andrew Smith against Treviso

Wembley: Ireland will play at the renowned stadium for the first time when they take on Romania in their Pool D tie on Sunday, September 27th. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Tomorrow’s release of tickets for sale is not a grab-all-you-can moment

Munster head coach Anthony Foley: “If a player has committed to us in terms of contract we need to make sure we are looking after this player as well.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

New Zealander’s proposed move to Ireland on three-year contract remains in doubt

Tipperary’s Lar Corbett gets away from Paul Murphy of Kilkenny during the All-Ireland hurling final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Eamon O’Shea not surprised by performance of Tipperary’s veteran forward

Ronan Lynch scored 13 points for Limerick in their semi-final defeat of Galway in the minot hurling championship. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Ronan Lynch can be the spur to see off Kilkenny

 Andrew Smith will make his debut against Edinburgh tonight.  Photograph:  Stefan Postles/Getty Images

Egos need mending and they take the field tonight with all but one current international

 Andrew Smith makes his Munster debut tomorrow. Photograph: Stefan Postles/Getty Images

Simon Zebo named on the left wing as the Munster era under Anthony Foley’s coaching baton gets under way

Donegal manager Jim McGuinness: “We’ll need to be on our toes from the first minute against Dublin. We’ll need to implement our own game plan from the very first minute.”

Donegal supremo and his squad have been working on system to counteract Dublin’s strengths

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