Ireland

Ireland move to top of rankings with 19-10 win over Wales

Ireland have climbed to the top position in the World Rugby Rankings after they went on to edge out Wales 19-10 at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
8 September 2019

Johnny Sexton returns to Ireland line-up for Wales showdown

Ireland playmaker Johnny Sexton will make his first appearance at international level since March after he was named in the starting line-up for the return clash against Wales at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
6 September 2019

Rhys Patchell starts for Wales against Ireland

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has made several changes to the starting line-up for the clash against Ireland to be played this weekend at Aviva Stadium.
5 September 2019

Wales v Ireland: The Verdict

With World Cup squads announced and the final warm-up games looming, Joe Harvey reflects on Ireland's recent win in Cardiff.
3 September 2019

Ireland leave out Devin Toner in World Cup squad

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has left out experienced second row Devin Toner from the 31-man World Cup squad.
2 September 2019

Rugby Rumours: Saracens for Willemse, Te'o extension, Toner Omission and Back-row Brits

Saracens for Willemse, Te'o extension, Toner Omission and Back-row Brits
2 September 2019

Stockdale double steers Ireland to 17-22 win over Wales

Jacob Stockdale scored a double as Ireland edged out Wales 17-22 in their encounter at Principality Stadium on Saturday.
31 August 2019

Joe Schmidt describes Felix Jones' Springboks appointment as 'awkward'

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt described the appointment of Felix Jones in the backroom staff of South Africa ahead of the World Cup campaign as an 'awkward' situation.
30 August 2019

Ireland name Jack Carty at fly-half for Wales encounter

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has named Jack Carty at fly-half for the upcoming World Cup warm-up game against Wales at Millennium Stadium this weekend.
30 August 2019

Josh Navidi to lead Wales against Ireland

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has named Cardiff Blues flanker Josh Navidi as the skipper for the upcoming World Cup warm-up game against Ireland to be played at Millennium Stadium on 31st August.
29 August 2019

Joe Schmidt expects Jonathan Sexton to return to action soon

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt reckons playmaker Johnny Sexton will return to action before the World Cup after his injury setback.
27 August 2019

England v Ireland: The Verdict

In their penultimate World Cup warm-up match, England showed their clinical side at Twickenham as they brushed Ireland aside. Joe Harvey delivers his verdict.
27 August 2019

Video Highlights: England dominate Ireland at Twickenham Stadium

England scored an eight-try riot as they trounced Ireland 57-15 at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday. Here are the highlights from the encounter.
25 August 2019

Eight-try England trounce Ireland 57-15 at Twickenham

England stepped up their World Cup preparations with a dominating display as they thrashed Ireland 57-15 at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
24 August 2019

England, Ireland aim to step up World Cup preparations - Game details

With the Rugby World Cup is set to kick-off in Japan next month, both England and Ireland will be keen to iron out their flaws when they take on each other at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
22 August 2019

Ireland vs Italy - The Verdict

Last weekend saw the beginning of many of the northern hemisphere’s pre-Rugby World Cup campaigns. One of these games took place at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. With Joe Schmidt’s Ireland playing Six Nations rivals, Italy.
12 August 2019

Joe Schmidt expecting Joey Carbery to be part of World Cup despite latest injury setback

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt is expecting fly-half Joey Carbery to be part of World Cup campaign later this year despite his injury setback during the recently concluded game against Italy at Aviva Stadium last weekend.
12 August 2019

Ireland kick-start World Cup warm-up campaign with 29-10 win over Italy

Ireland started their World Cup warm-up campaign on a positive note as they completed a 29-10 victory over Italy at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
10 August 2019

Jean Kleyn set for Ireland debut in World Cup warm-up game against Italy

Munster's Jean Kleyn is set to make his Ireland debut in the upcoming World Cup warm-up game against Italy after he was named in the line-up by head coach Joe Schmidt for the Saturday's encounter.
9 August 2019

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt leaves training camp following family bereavement

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has left Ireland's training camp to New Zealand following a family bereavement.
7 August 2019