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In a further boost, Johnny Sexton is named on the bench after recovering from an ankle issue which kept him out of last Saturday’s quarter-final.
Ciarán Kennedy - The42.ie
“Listening to some of the sound bites coming from them this week, they’re coming with a plan – and we just need to impose our game on them”
Ruaidhri O'Connor - Irish Independent
“James (Hume) just backs himself. You can tell by the way he walks and runs, and his body language is always confident."
Ulster midfield can defy the South African heat and fire province into URC final, believes former winger Andrew Trimble
Michael Sadlier - Belfast Telegraph
France’s head coach Fabien Galthie will be at the helm of the Barbarians, which will also feature a first call-up for Ollivon’s international teammate, Clermont wing Damien Penaud.
Rugby365.com (via AFP)
Ireland are yet to name their squad to travel to New Zealand but the second half of the season has certainly helped the cause of back-rower Alex Kendellen.
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