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“I was asked if I wanted to be part of it, and having Irish heritage which I'm very proud of, it was certainly something I was never going to turn down.”
Ex-Ireland prop Michael Bent ‘incredibly grateful’ as he announces retirement after nine years with Leinster
David Kelly - Irish Independent
"We learned some valuable lessons last weekend and we now have the opportunity to rectify some of the areas that we need to show more accuracy"
"...if Alun Wyn was captain I wouldn't bat an eyelid...But you don't want to put too much pressure on someone, particularly when they are 35, to make the Test team."
Gary Connaughton - Balls.ie
The Brave Blossoms have not featured in a game since the home World Cup in 2019 where they reached the quarter-finals
Talking Rugby Union
"Say what you see, must be different tackle laws in the Championship, no card and no citing....."
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