Ireland

Wales will face England and Ireland in World Cup warm-up games

Wales are scheduled to play England and Ireland twice next year as a part of their preparations for the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
6 September 2018

Rory Best to take decision on his career at end of year

Ireland captain Rory Best stated that he will assess his playing career at the end of the autumn internationals this year.
23 August 2018

Folau banned following O'Mahony tackle

Israel Folau has received a one match ban after making contact in the air with Peter O'Mahony in Australia’s third Test defeat against Ireland.
27 June 2018

Former Ireland scrum-half Peter Stringer announces retirement from rugby

Former Ireland scrum-half Peter Stringer has announced his retirement from professional rugby at the age of 40.
26 June 2018

Australia v Ireland Third Test - Highlights

Ireland managed to hold off Wallabies in a tight 16-20 encounter at Allianz Stadium on Saturday to complete a 2-1 series victory - their first in Australia in 39 years. Here is the highlights from the thrilling game.
24 June 2018

Ireland hold off Australia to wrap-up series 2-1

Ireland managed to hold off Ireland in a tight 16-20 encounter at Allianz Stadium in the third Test as they signed off from the summer tour with a 2-1 series victory.
23 June 2018

Schmidt eyeing series win as preparations for World Cup continue

Joe Schmidt is determined to clinch Ireland’s first three-Test series win in the southern hemisphere whilst experimenting with his squad as preparations for the 2019 World Cup continue.
22 June 2018

Australia's defence vital to beat Ireland in series-decider - Michael Hooper

Australia skipper Michael Hooper believes defence will be vital to the team's fortune in the series-deciding final Test against Ireland to be played in Sydney on Saturday.
22 June 2018

Nick Phipps named in Australian line-up for series-deciding clash against Ireland

Australia head coach Michael Cheika has made two changes to the XV for the series-deciding final Test against Ireland to be played in Sydney on Saturday.
21 June 2018

Ireland make five changes for series decider against Australia

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has made five changes to the starting line-up for the final and deciding Test against Australia.
21 June 2018

Ireland's autumn international schedule revealed

?Ireland have confirmed the autumn international schedule this November that includes games against Argentina, New Zealand and the USA.
20 June 2018

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding could play for Ireland in future

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding may play again for Ireland in the future, according to IRFU performance director David Nucifora.
19 June 2018

Ireland hint changes for series decider against Australia

Ireland forwards coach Simon Easterby has insisted that there will be changes to the starting line-up for the third and final Test against Australia to be played in Sydney on Saturday.
19 June 2018

Ireland secure spot in 2019 World Rugby U20 Championship with 39-33 win over Japan

Ireland managed to seal a place in the World Rugby U20 Championship 2019 as they edged out Japan in the 11th place play-off in Beziers on Sunday.
17 June 2018

Ireland overcome Australia with 21-26 victory to level series

Ireland managed to resist Australia as they went on to register a 21-26 victory in the second Test at AAMI Park and levelled the series 1-1 with one game to go.
17 June 2018

Ireland looking for reaction against Wallabies

Ireland captain Peter O’Mahony admits his side will have to be at their very best on Saturday to level their Test series with Australia.
15 June 2018

Ireland make eight changes for second Test against Australia

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has made a total of eight changes to the starting line-up for the second Test against Australia in Brisbane.
14 June 2018

Six-try Scotland U20 overcome Ireland with 29-45 triumph

Ireland U20 head into the battle for relegation after they were comprehensively beaten by Scotland with a 29-45 margin in Perpignan on Tuesday.
12 June 2018

Ireland's Keith Earls doubtful for second Test against Australia

Ireland wing Keith Earls is a doubtful starter for the second Test against Australia in Melbourne on Saturday following a head injury.
12 June 2018

Australia begin series against Ireland with 18-9 win over Ireland in first Test

Bernard Foley contributed with 13 points as Australia controlled the final 10 minutes to win the first Test against Ireland at Suncorp Stadium with an 18-9 margin.
9 June 2018