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Dublin: 4 °C Saturday 19 April, 2014

Ian Madigan

# ian-madigan - Friday 4 April, 2014

Leinster go for Jimmy Gopperth at out-half ahead of difficult trip to Toulon

Meanwhile, Cian Healy, Rhys Ruddock and Dave Kearney are all fit to start at Stade Mayol.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Game management key if Leinster are to overthrow Toulon

“If we kick badly to these guys they will really hurt you,” says Leinster and Ireland coach Richie Murphy.

# ian-madigan - Monday 31 March, 2014

Madigan hoping to hang onto Leinster 10 jersey for Toulon quarter final

The out-half played from start to finish in the Blues’ top-of-the-table triumph over Munster.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 29 March, 2014

O’Driscoll proves the matchwinner as Leinster survive Munster storm

The veteran centre scored a crucial try and Ian Madigan was impressive from the kicking tee.

# ian-madigan - Friday 21 March, 2014

Brilliant Luke Fitzgerald brace as Leinster leave it late to clinch bonus point

The league leaders are huffing and puffing against Zebre at a chilly RDS.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Irish heroes bring Six Nations trophy to charity game in aid of paralysed player

Rob Kearney, Fergus McFadden, Ian Madigan and Jordi Murphy were in attendance at the Unite 4 Jack fundraiser at Donnybrook.

Madigan and McFadden return to Leinster XV to face Zebre

Matt O’Connor has included five of Ireland’s Six Nations winners for the encounter with the Italians at the RDS.

# ian-madigan - Sunday 16 March, 2014

15 signs you’re a hardcore schools rugby fan

With the Leinster Senior Cup final between Blackrock and Clongowes taking place today, we pay tribute to the hardcore fans of schools rugby.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 13 March, 2014

O’Mahony returns to Ireland line-up as Madigan handed place on the bench

This is the Ireland team to take on France in Saturday’s Six Nations decider.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

VIDEO: Leinster and Munster players clash in ‘keepie uppies’ challenge

Who knew Conor Murray was so good with his feet?

# ian-madigan - Sunday 2 March, 2014

‘If Joe goes down that road I’m sure Ian Madigan will do a great job’ – O’Connor

The out-half could yet start against Italy in the Six Nations following the thumb injury to Jonny Sexton.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 1 March, 2014

As it happened: Leinster v Glasgow Warriors, RaboDirect PRO12

Matt O’Connor’s men have several players seeking to play themselves into Six Nations contention.

# ian-madigan - Friday 28 February, 2014

It’s an important weekend of Pro12 rugby for…

These are the men who will be hoping to force Joe Schmidt’s hand with excellent performances for their provinces.

Ian Madigan at out-half as Fergus McFadden wears 13 for Leinster

Meanwhile, the all-international front row trio of Jack McGrath, Sean Cronin and Martin Moore get the nod.

# ian-madigan - Monday 24 February, 2014

Caption Time: What is Ian Madigan pointing and laughing at?

Leinster’s squad look well-rested after their long weekend.

# ian-madigan - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Depleted Leinster side secure straightforward win over Zebre

Tries from John Cooney, Noel Reid, Zane Kircher and Darren Hudson enabled the Irish side to earn a bonus point.

# ian-madigan - Friday 7 February, 2014

Frustrating season continues as Madigan named on Leinster bench

The out-half will play back-up to Jimmy Gopperth in Italy on Sunday.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Wolfounds produce gritty performance to overcome wasteful England

Poor conditions prevented many of the Six Nations hopefuls catching the eye.

As it happened: England Saxons v Irish Wolfhounds

Could the Irish Wolfhounds’ players stake a claim for a place in the main squad today?

# ian-madigan - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Foley: Wolfhounds are ‘looking for control’ from out-half Madigan

Meanwhile, the head coach says he is excited to see Robin Copeland with ball in hand against the Saxons.

O’Donnell, Madigan and Copeland start in exciting Wolfhounds team

Anthony Foley and Neil Doak have named their XV to take on the England Saxons this weekend.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

‘This will define our season’, says Gopperth ahead of trip to Castres

Leinster’s out-half insists he’s happy to be kept guessing in his out-half battle with Ian Madigan.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Interview: Paddy Jackson wouldn’t change a thing about 2013

Youth is not wasted on Ulster’s out-half.

# ian-madigan - Friday 20 December, 2013

Edinburgh spook Leinster at eerie Murrayfield ghost town

The league champions struggled to find ways through or around the Scots.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Green Thumb/Red Thumb: It’s the week in comments

Your thoughts on Jim Gavin, Roy Keane, Ian Madigan’s hair and much, much more.

# ian-madigan - Monday 9 December, 2013

Madigan eyes Saints double after repaying O’Connor’s ‘massive vote of confidence’

The out-half edged Jimmy Gopperth out of the 10 jersey in Northampton and is eager for another start this weekend.

# ian-madigan - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Jackson wants chance to show versatility for Ireland

The Ulster man is standing up for himself after disappointment in November.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Saints salivating at chance to avenge Heineken Cup final defeat to Leinster

Northampton coughed up a 16 point half-time lead against the Irish side in their last competitive meeting.

# ian-madigan - Friday 6 December, 2013

Three key battles Leinster must win to beat Northampton

Saints have been weakened, but don’t tell that to George North or Courtney Lawes.

# ian-madigan - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Madigan admits that out-half selection will be a ‘tight call’

The Leinster playmaker described the comprehensive defeat to Australia as a blow to the ego.

Jackson favourite to start against All Blacks after Sexton’s hamstring blow

Ian Madigan came on for his former Leinster teammate last night but may have to settle for a bench role again.

Four tries conceded, none scored but Irish players bemoan fine margins

Mike Ross, Ian Madigan and Luke Marshall fronted up to the media after Ireland’s 32-15 defeat.

# ian-madigan - Friday 15 November, 2013

VIDEO: Cian Healy is in no mood for messing this week, Madigan

This is how the Ireland forward reacted to Ian Madigan classic slap on the leg move.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Madigan hoping for Ireland bench role ahead of Jackson

There is an argument to be made for having the Leinster man as back-up to Jonny Sexton ahead of his Ulster rival.

# ian-madigan - Friday 8 November, 2013

David Wallace: Schmidt deals strong hand but Madigan should have started at 10

The former Munster and Ireland flanker feels Jimmy Gopperth’s form for Leinster has cost the young out-half.

# ian-madigan - Friday 1 November, 2013

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Poll: Who should wear 10 for Ireland if Jonny Sexton doesn’t?

Joe Schmidt may have to choose between Paddy Jackson and Ian Madigan against Samoa.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 26 October, 2013

As it happened: Leinster v Connacht, RaboDirect Pro12

The spoils were shared last year but the westerners were confident of recording a shock win at the RDS.

# ian-madigan - Friday 25 October, 2013

Fitzgerald and Reid start at centre for Leinster, three changes for Connacht

Mata Fifita, Tiernan O’Halloran, Gavin Duffy are all set to play for the visitors.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Paddy Jackson showing clear signs of progress for Ulster

Meanwhile, Ian Madigan’s progress at Leinster has stalled due to the form of Jimmy Gopperth.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Madigan and Gopperth must learn to love rotation — Kearney

Matt O’Connor has a selection dilemma on his hands, and the RDS may not like his solution.

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