Ireland

Rory Best backs IRFU's decision to name Andy Farrell as Joe Schmidt's successor

Ireland skipper Rory Best believes Irish Rugby Football Union's decision to name Andy Farrell as the successor for head coach Joe Schmidt will be beneficial for the national side.
27 November 2018

Andy Farrell to replace Joe Schmidt as Ireland head coach post 2019 World Cup

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has confirmed that he will step down from his role as head coach of the national side post 2019 World Cup.
26 November 2018

Ireland dominate World Rugby Awards 2018

Ireland's stupendous form in 2018 has been rewarded as they went on to dominate the World Rugby Awards held in Monaco on Sunday.
26 November 2018

Ireland release seven players ahead of Test against USA

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has released seven players back to the provinces ahead of their autumn international clash against USA to be played at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
21 November 2018

Sean O'Brien to be on sidelines for eight to 12 weeks

Ireland and Leinster back-row Sean O’Brien will miss between eight to 12 weeks of action following a fractured arm that he sustained during the autumn international game against Argentina.
20 November 2018

Joe Schmidt plays down Ireland's world number one tag after historic win over New Zealand

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt played down talks of his side being the best in the world following their 16-9 win over New Zealand at Aviva Stadium last weekend.
20 November 2018

Ireland register first ever win over New Zealand at home

Ireland came up with a terrific display as they registered their first win over New Zealand at home with a 16-9 margin at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
18 November 2018

Injury rules Dan Leavy out of Ireland's clash against All Blacks

Ireland have confirmed that flanker Dan Leavy will miss the upcoming autumn international clash against New Zealand at Aviva Stadium following an injury.
17 November 2018

Rob Kearney returns to Ireland XV for clash against All Blacks

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has named experienced fullback Rob Kearney in the starting line-up for the upcoming autumn international clash against New Zealand at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
16 November 2018

Ryan Crotty replaces Sonny Bill Williams for New Zealand against Ireland

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has made a solitary change in the starting line-up for the upcoming clash against Ireland to be played at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
15 November 2018

Conor Murray and Robbie Henshaw to miss remainder of Ireland's autumn international series

Ireland internationals Robbie Henshaw and Conor Murray has been ruled out of the remainder of the autumn international campaign after failing to make sufficient recovery from their respective injuries.
13 November 2018

Winner of Ireland and New Zealand Test in Dublin will decide best side in world - Steve Hansen

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen reckons the winner of the Saturday's game in Dublin between Ireland and All Blacks will have the right to call themselves 'the best side in the world'.
12 November 2018

Ireland's Sean O'Brien sidelined with fractured arm

Ireland's ongoing autumn international campaign have been dealt a blow with flanker Sean O'Brien sidelined with a fractured arm following their win over Argentina at Aviva Stadium last weekend.
12 November 2018

Ireland hold off Argentina with a 28-17 win at Aviva Stadium

Ireland overcame a stern resistance from Argentina as they went on to complete a 28-17 victory at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
11 November 2018

Rory Best and Jonathan Sexton in Ireland's line-up to take on Argentina

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has recalled captain Rory Best and fly-half Jonathan Sexton for the upcoming autumn international Test against Argentina set to take place at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
9 November 2018

Conor Murray returns to Munster to continue rehabilitation from neck injury

Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray will continue to remain on the sidelines as he is set to undergo rehabilitation from a long-standing neck injury with his club Munster.
7 November 2018

Ireland international Chris Henry announces retirement

Ireland flanker Chris Henry has announced his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.
6 November 2018

Jordan Larmour hat-trick steers Ireland to 54-7 win over Italy

Jordan Larmour scored a hat-trick as Ireland kick-started their autumn internationals with a 54-7 victory over Italy at Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday.
4 November 2018

Johnny Sexton and Beauden Barrett nominated for World Rugby Player of the Year

Ireland international Johnny Sexton has been nominated for the World Rugby Player of the Year award.
3 November 2018

Ireland name 26-man squad for Chicago clash against Italy

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has rested experienced duo Rory Best and Johnny Sexton for the autumn international opener against Italy to be played in Chicago on 3rd November.
29 October 2018