# sean-cronin - Tuesday 21 January, 2014
Two Munster men, two Leinster forwards and Ulster’s South African maestro have made the first cut.
# sean-cronin - Thursday 16 January, 2014
The Ireland international hooker insists the province are fully-recovered ahead of the Ospreys clash.
# sean-cronin - Friday 15 November, 2013
The Leinster hooker expects to make an appearance against Australia tomorrow.
The IRFU have taken to playing music and anthems over the P.A system to drum up support.
# sean-cronin - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
According to the official Amlin Opta Index anyway.
# sean-cronin - Wednesday 5 June, 2013
6’5″ JJ Watt — meet 6’11″ Devin Toner.
# sean-cronin - Tuesday 8 January, 2013
Sean Cronin, while tight-lipped on the new deal he has agreed, says the European champions will feed off the pressure coming their way.
# sean-cronin - Monday 7 January, 2013
Hefty wins for three Irish provinces means the competition for places is high.
# sean-cronin - Friday 14 December, 2012
Leinster could do with some lineout advice after last weekend’s blundering.
# sean-cronin - Sunday 18 November, 2012
The captain expressed his satisfaction at shutting down the Fijians in the 53-0 win.
# sean-cronin - Saturday 17 November, 2012
Ireland scored early and often against their Pacific Island visitors at Thomond Park.
# sean-cronin - Thursday 25 October, 2012
The former Leinster hooker has tipped the forward to start against his native South Africa next month.
# sean-cronin - Sunday 20 May, 2012
Joe Schmidt was a delighted man after his side retained their European Cup but he is still striving for perfection.
# sean-cronin - Saturday 19 May, 2012
# sean-cronin - Saturday 28 April, 2012
The Limerick side were down to 13 men and trailing at half-time before battling back to clinch the Bateman Cup.
# sean-cronin - Saturday 31 March, 2012
Time to lace up the business boots for Brian O’Driscoll, Keith Earls & co – It’s business time.
# sean-cronin - Thursday 22 March, 2012
Leinster have named their team to face the Ospreys at the RDS tomorrow and it includes some big, big names.
# sean-cronin - Friday 17 February, 2012
Ireland v Wales seems an awful long time ago. ROG wants a game, you know you feel the same.
# sean-cronin - Wednesday 15 February, 2012
Declan Kidney will need to draw every last ounce out of his squad as the Six Nations schedule becomes congested.
# sean-cronin - Wednesday 28 December, 2011
The winger hurt his ankle on Monday and may struggle to recover in time for Sunday.
# sean-cronin - Friday 18 November, 2011
Eoin Reddan makes his first start of the season, as Joe Schmidt opts to make changes to the side that drew with Montpellier.
# sean-cronin - Thursday 6 October, 2011
“I actually thought Sean’s little talk was pretty good on Monday but the lads weren’t happy and the bus driver was told to pull over and he was kicked off and made to find his own way to the hotel.”
The Ulster man was a doubt for the Rugby World Cup quarter-final because of bruised AC shoulder joint which he picked up in the impressive win over Italy last weekend in Dunedin.
# sean-cronin - Wednesday 5 October, 2011
Declan Kidney names an unchanged side from the one that beat Italy – with Conor Murray staying put with O’Gara at half-back.
# sean-cronin - Friday 30 September, 2011
Declan Kidney’s side to face Italy has eight changes from Russia – but only two from the side that took the scalp of Australia.
# sean-cronin - Friday 23 September, 2011
Several big names are rested ahead of Ireland’s final pool clash with Italy, with five changes in the back line alone.
# sean-cronin - Monday 22 August, 2011
Declan Kidney has named his panel for the trip to New Zealand next month. Here’s who’s packing the travel adapter.
# sean-cronin - Friday 17 June, 2011
Next stop New Zealand as Ireland’s rugby stars gear up for September’s trip to the southern hemisphere.
# sean-cronin - Friday 3 September, 2010
Westerners are paddy-last when it comes to naming squads.