Ireland

A novel tournament in a novel year presents new opportunities for Farrell and Pivac

The Autumn Nations Cup could provide the perfect springboard for both Ireland and Wales as they aim to evolve under the stewardship of Andy Farrell and Wayne Pivac.
13 November 2020

Alun Wyn Jones to make 150th Test appearance against Ireland

Wales skipper Alun Wyn Jones will reach another milestone on Friday during the Autumn Nations opener against Ireland as he will become the first player to make 150th Test appearance.
12 November 2020

Ireland hand James Lowe debut for Autumn Nations Cup opener against Wales

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has named two uncapped players in the matchday squad for the Autumn Nations Cup opener against Wales to be played at Aviva Stadium on Friday.
11 November 2020

James Lowe and Billy Burns added to Ireland squad

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has called up three players in the 34-man squad for the upcoming Autumn Nations Cup.
5 November 2020

TRU’s Team of the Six Nations

After England secured the Six Nations title on Saturday, the Talking Rugby Union team have selected their XV of the tournament.
2 November 2020

Video Highlights: Guinness Six Nations - Final Round

The final round of the Six Nations saw England went on to win the title with a 5-34 bonus point victory over Italy. France with their win over Ireland came close to the red rose team but finished second due to inferior point difference.
1 November 2020

Johnny Sexton admits Ireland lacked ruthlessness

Ireland skipper Johnny Sexton admitted that his side lacked ruthlessness in the final round clash against France in Paris where they faced a 35-27 defeat.
1 November 2020

Match Report: Six Nations: France 35 - 27 Ireland

A four-try performance from France ensured they complete a 35-27 bonus point victory over Ireland in the final round of the Six Nation tournament in Paris.
1 November 2020

Shaun Edwards Exclusive: ‘Maturing’ France determined to reach the top

Shaun Edwards chats exclusively to Talking Rugby Union ahead of France’s mouth-watering Six Nations clash with Ireland on Saturday evening.
31 October 2020

Cian Healy set to make 100th Test appearance for Ireland against France

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has made one change to the starting line-up for the final round of the Six Nations game against France to be played in Paris on Saturday.
29 October 2020

Bernard le Roux cleared to play for France in Six Nations game against Ireland

France lock Bernard Le Roux will be available for his side's final Six Nations game against Ireland in Paris after his citing was dismissed by an independent disciplinary committee.
28 October 2020

Ireland add John Cooney to squad ahead of final Six Nations game against France

Ireland have recalled Ulster scrum-half John Cooney to the squad ahead of the final round of the Six Nations tournament against France to be played in Paris on Saturday.
27 October 2020

Sexton urges Ireland to show cutting edge in crucial Six Nations clash

Johnny Sexton has called on Ireland to be ‘clinical’ against France this weekend as Andy Farrell’s side target the Six Nations crown.
27 October 2020

Video Highlights: Six Nations - Ireland v Italy

The Six Nations resumption saw Ireland beat Italy 50-17 in the fourth round at Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
26 October 2020

Ireland's Garry Ringrose sidelined for six weeks with broken jaw

Ireland international Garry Ringrose will face up to six weeks on the sidelines following his latest injury setback.
25 October 2020

Match Report: Ireland 50-17 Italy

Ireland have moved to the top position in the Six Nations table after trouncing Italy 50-17 in the fourth round at Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday.
24 October 2020

Seb Negri Column: Our country has been through a tough time so we want to make the people proud

Italy international Seb Negri has penned his latest column for Talking Rugby Union where he discusses the influx of youth in the Azzurri camp, the upcoming autumn fixtures and the importance of representing his country.
22 October 2020

Four uncapped players in Ireland's matchday squad against Italy

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has named four uncapped players in the matchday squad for the fourth round of the Six Nations clash against Italy to be played at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
21 October 2020

Johnny Sexton declared fit for Ireland's Six Nations game against Italy

Ireland have received a much-needed boost ahead of their postponed Six Nations game against Italy to be played on Saturday at Aviva Stadium with skipper Johnny Sexton declared fit.
21 October 2020

Ireland's Six Nations game against Italy given green light despite increase in Covid-19 restrictions

Ireland's postponed Six Nations game against Italy to be played on Saturday at Aviva Stadium has been given a clearance despite increase in the country's coronavirus restrictions.
20 October 2020