David Kilcoyne

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Damian de Allende in action for Munster during their win over Connacht. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The dice appears to be loaded against Munster, what with the injuries they suffered to both locks, RG Snyman and Jean Kleyn, and prop David Kilcoyne, (...)

RG Snyman ices his knee during Munster’s defeat to Leinster. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster coach Johann van Graan will have to drill down into his secondrow resources following injuries to RG Snyman and Jean Kleyn during Saturday’s 2(...)

A fit Joey Carbery will be a huge boost for Munster when the season gets back underway. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

This week the Heineken Champions Cup organisers are expected to confirm the dates and kick-off times for the quarter-finals on the third weekend of Se(...)

Ireland’s CJ Stander loses his jersey in a scuffle with Maro Itoje of England during the Six nations game at Twickenham. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

England 24 Ireland 12 It says everything about this one-sided affair that, in truth, the final scoreline assuredly flattered Ireland, for if either t(...)

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell at Wednesday’s training session at the  IRFU High Performance Centre in  Blanchardstown. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Bono didn’t so much sing as test the Irish waters by riffing some new lyrics. Rugby news first: Andy Farrell’s Ireland head to Twickenham with an unc(...)

 Caelan Doris is likely to be restored to the replacements in the only change to the match-day 23. Photo: Inpho

If it ain’t broke don’t fix it is likely to be the attitude of Andy Farrell and his assistant coaches when he unveils his starting XV and replacements(...)

Peter O’Mahony celebrates during the Six Nations match against Wales at the Aviva stadium on Saturday. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ireland 24 Wales 14 As Andy Farrell has maintained all along, and as Johnny Sexton reminded anyone prepared to listen in the aftermath of this hugely(...)

Dan Biggar competes for a ball with Jacob Stockdale during last year’s  Six Nations clash at  Principality Stadium, Cardiff. Wales won 25-7 to clinch the Grand Slam.  Photograph:Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Six Nations: Ireland v Wales Kick-off: 2.15pm. Venue: Aviva Stadium. How to follow: The Irish Times liveblog will begin(...)

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell: ‘We’re in a good place, we’re brimming, ready for what we know is going to be a really, really tough game’ Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

As Declan Kidney was wont to say, and he wasn’t alone, you learn more from your defeats than you do your wins. By extension, perhaps you learn more fr(...)

Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale is upended. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland 19 Scotland 12 The dawn of the Andy Farrell era yielded a win, which leaves everything else in the shade, if not quite in the manner hoped or(...)

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