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Saturday 10 March 2012
Declan Kidney yesterday said that his Ireland team could benefit from Peter O'Mahony's unexpected participation in this afternoon's Six Nations match against Scotland in Dublin. O'Mahony was promoted to the starting XV after a foot infection ruled the openside flanker Sean O'Brien out of the match at the Aviva Stadium.
Saturday 03 March 2012
Friday 02 March 2012
The NHS transplant service has apologised to two patients after they contracted cancer from donated kidneys.
Thursday 01 March 2012
Ireland have named the 22-man squad which beat Italy 42-10 in Dublin last weekend for Sunday's Six Nations game against France in Paris. The same players were selected for the original visit to the French capital on 11 February. That game was cancelled 10 minutes before kick-off, due to a frozen pitch.
Wednesday 29 February 2012
Ireland have named an unchanged side for Sunday's rearranged RBS 6 Nations clash with France in Paris.
Saturday 25 February 2012
Ireland 42 Italy 10
Thursday 23 February 2012
Each year in the UK, between 500 and 1,000 people die from kidney failure because of a shortage of organs for transplant. We have tolerated this avoidable loss of life for decades.
Thursday 23 February 2012
Organ donation to stranger starts an amazing series of events across 11 US states
Wednesday 15 February 2012
A close friend of mine was diagnosed with cancer last year, and just before Christmas he had a very complicated and lengthy operation to remove his bladder. A little more than two years ago, I had a far less serious operation to excise one of my kidneys after I, too, had been diagnosed with cancer.
Tuesday 14 February 2012
Warren Gatland does not yet have the Triple Crown, the Six Nations title or the Grand Slam this season. But just two games into this Championship and it already appears he has sewn up the Lions' head-coaching job.
Monday 13 February 2012
Re-starting the hearts of people who have recently died should be one of the options considered for boosting the number of organ donors, according to a new report.
Friday 10 February 2012
Paul O'Connell admits Ireland's failings during their RBS 6 Nations opener against Wales offer a blueprint on how to lose to France.
Thursday 09 February 2012
Keith Earls has been restored at outside centre for Ireland's RBS 6 Nations clash with France in Paris on Saturday night.
Monday 06 February 2012
Ireland's RBS 6 Nations squad will reconvene tomorrow to prepare for a major character test - tackling tournament favourites France in Paris.
Friday 03 February 2012
Keith Earls has been ruled out of Ireland's RBS 6 Nations opener against Wales for personal reasons, team manager Michael Kearney has announced this afternoon.
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