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#Ian Madigan

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Schmidt: In-form Keatley won out over ‘tough young man’ Jackson 10s

Schmidt: In-form Keatley won out over ‘tough young man’ Jackson

The Ireland head coach outlines his decision to leave the Ulster out-half out of his squad for November.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

‘Ian Madigan has a decision to make’ – O’Gara on Sexton’s Leinster return ROG

‘Ian Madigan has a decision to make’ – O’Gara on Sexton’s Leinster return

The Racing Métro coach reports that Sexton is ‘an awful lot happier’ having made his decision to move back to Ireland.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Madigan ‘a better 12 than a 10′ and more Champions Cup discussion topics

Sky Sports pundits Stuart Barnes, Alan Quinlan and Paul Wallace look ahead to this year’s big upcoming tournament.

# ian-madigan - Monday 13 October, 2014

5 pressing questions for Leinster heading into the Champions Cup

First-choice 10, ball carriers, Conor O’Shea’s exciting ‘Quins, Luke Fitzgerald and Castres’ interest levels.

# ian-madigan - Sunday 12 October, 2014

The highlights for Leinster, Connacht and more Pro12 action from this weekend

Also featuring a JJ-Hanrahan-inspired victory for Munster over the Scarlets.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 11 October, 2014

It’s an important day for these 5 Leinster players against Zebre

With places still up for grabs ahead of the Champions Cup opener against Wasps, these men will be out to impress.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Madigan’s place-kicking among best I’ve seen (from inside 45 metres) — Richie Murphy

Leinster and Ireland’s kicking coach has been more than impressed by the utility back’s 90% success rate this season.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Douglas set for Leinster debut, Madigan partners D’Arcy

The province welcome Cardiff Blues to the RDS tomorrow evening.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Analysis: Madigan provides promising performance as Leinster’s playmaking 12

The 25-year-old showed glimpses of what he could bring to the mix as a centre for Matt O’Connor’s side against the Scarlets.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 11 September, 2014

O’Connor: Madigan will have a decision to make next year

Will Sexton and Madigan play together or can there only be one?

# ian-madigan - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Leinster excited by Douglas and Madigan as Cullen’s influence continues

Head coach Matt O’Connor is feeling positive about avoiding second season syndrome.

# ian-madigan - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Schmidt: ‘That’s not going to be good enough when it comes to South Africa in November’

The Ireland coach says some fringe players acquitted themselves well while others have some work to do.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Argentina series win for Ireland as Madigan and Zebo add garnish

Joe Schmidt’s men trailed 10-9 at the break but their superior set-piece was crucial in a second-half comeback.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 12 June, 2014

The Ireland squad enjoyed a down day in Tucumán yesterday

Ahead of Saturday’s second Test, the players were given a chance to chill out.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Ian ‘Giteau’ Madigan’s future may lie in Leinster and Irish midfield

The versatile back may benefit from a run in the 12 jersey rather than playing back-up to Jonny Sexton in Argentina.

# ian-madigan - Monday 2 June, 2014

‘We went to Zebre and played in front of three people’ – Gopperth praises squad effort

The Leinster out-half believes Noel Reid and Brendan Macken have given fans a glimpse of the midfield future.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 31 May, 2014

‘Madigan is going to get better’ assures O’Connor as spurned out-half lies in wait

Glasgow coach Gregor Townsend, meanwhile, insists Stuart Hogg will be at the Scottish club next season.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

O’Connor can see ‘merit’ in handing Leinster’s 12 shirt to Ian Madigan

Mike McCarthy may return from a calf injury, as the head coach gets set for tough calls in the back row, front row and halfbacks.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Ian Madigan can bin Lonely Planet’s guide to Romania… he’s off to Argentina

Ulster out-half Paddy Jackson limped out of his team’s Pro12 semi-final loss to Leinster at the weekend.

# ian-madigan - Monday 19 May, 2014

Schmidt juggling player management and depth chart for Argentina Tests

The Ireland coach has opted to rest four key players while aiming to increase competition for places.

‘My Ireland squad to tour Argentina this summer is…’

Joe Schmidt names a squad this afternoon for his first overseas tour as Irish boss.

# ian-madigan - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Leinster win over Ulster down to experience and strength in reserve, says Heaslip

The number eight says Leinster regrouped and focused on their ruck technique before the end of the first half.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Simon Hick column: Will the real Ian Madigan please stand up?

Leinster fans, Matt O’Connor and Joe Schmidt will be hoping to see a strong performance from the out-half on Saturday.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 3 May, 2014

O’Connor content with Leinster performance led by ‘alright’ Ian Madigan

The Australian head coach also underlined his belief that ‘the Pro 12 is getting stronger and stronger.’

# ian-madigan - Friday 2 May, 2014

As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12

We’re going minute by minute from Ravenhill for tonight’s mouthwatering clash between last season’s finalists.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Ulster name Payne opposite O’Driscoll as Leinster prefer Madigan for number 10

Here are the teams for tomorrow’s big inter-provincial clash in Ravenhill.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Leinster and Ireland kicking coach Richie Murphy always looking for solutions

‘If you don’t put the work in, you don’t get the rewards.’

# 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 Match Report This post contains videos

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.

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