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2020-21 Autumn Nations Cup International Rugby Men Ireland Men Scotland Men

Autumn Nations Cup: Teams up for Ireland v Scotland.

The teams have been announced for the Autumn Nations Cup 3rd place play off in which Ireland entertain Scotland at the Aviva Stadium on…

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2020-21 International Rugby Men Ireland Men

John Cooney left out of Irish squad… again

Having omitted John Cooney from his international squad for the final 2020 Six Nations matches, many thought the scrum half had done enough to…

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2019-20 Ireland Men Six Nations Wales

Men Six Nations: Teams up for Ireland v Wales

After a hard fought but not entirely convincing win in round one of the Six Nations against Scotland, Andy Farrell has made two changes…

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2016-17 Autumn Internationals

Autumn Series: Ireland 52 Canada 21

Ireland (21) 52 TRY: Keith Earls, Luke Marshall, Tiernan O’Halloran (2), Penalty Try, Ultan Dillane, Kieran Marmion, James Tracy. CON: Paddy Jackson (6). Canada…

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2016-17 Autumn Internationals

Autumn Series: Teams up for Ireland v Canada

The teams were announced yesterday for Saturday’s match between Ireland and Canada in the Autumn Series at the Aviva Stadium. Kick off 7:15 pm.…

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2015-16 Rugby World Cup

RWC 2015: Ireland secure quarter-final place with nervy Italian win

Ireland are through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup after defeating Italy 16-9 in a close encounter at the Olympic Park on Sunday.…

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2015-16 Rugby World Cup

RWC 2015: Teams up for Ireland v Italy

Joe Schmidt has made 11 changes to the side who defeated Romania 44-10 ahead of Ireland’s first real World Cup test against Italy at…

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2015-16 Rugby World Cup

RWC 2015: Ireland open with seven-try victory

Ireland claimed an impressive 50-7 bonus point win in their World Cup opener against Canada in Cardiff on Saturday. Tries from Sean O’Brien, Iain…

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2015-16 Rugby World Cup

RWC2015: Teams up for Ireland v Canada

Teams are up for Ireland’s opening Rugby World Cup 2015 fixture, against Canada, which takes place Saturday afternoon at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. Kick…

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2014-15 Six Nations

RBS 6N: Ireland Survive Super Saturday!

I was thoroughly exhausted by the time the final whistle blew in the final match of the RBS Six Nations Super Saturday. So much nervous…

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2014-15 Six Nations

RBS 6N: Big Welsh tackle stops Ireland!

Ireland lost out on any chance of collecting a Grand Slam this season following a 23 – 16 defeat to Wales in the Millennium Stadium…

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2014-15 Six Nations

RBS 6N: Ireland go long and prosper!

Three games into the RBS Six Nations and Ireland have indeed gone long and prospered with their conservative style of play, being the only…

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2014-15 Autumn Internationals

Ireland: Are Ulster Answering the Call?

I’d like to start this article by wishing Joe Schmidt a speedy recovery from his operation. Secondly I’d like to add an apology for the…

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2013-14 Ireland Men Six Nations

Six Nations: France 20 Ireland 22

So Brian O’Driscoll got the send off he thoroughly deserved, probably made all the sweeter by stealing the championship out from under the nose…

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2013-14 Ireland Men Six Nations

Ireland: One last Mission Impossible for Brian O?

For some reason I have the theme tune to Mission Impossible playing in my head as I write this one. And here comes the…

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2013-14 International Rugby Men Ireland Men Six Nations

Six Nations: England 13 Ireland 10

And so we move on to match two in my Sunday morning marathon of woe with Ireland men losing to England at dear old…

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2013-14 International Rugby Men Ireland Men Six Nations

Ireland: Teams up for England clash!

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has named an unchanged team for Saturday’s RBS 6 Nations showdown with England at Twickenham (kick-off 4pm). Ulster’s Rory…

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2013-14 Six Nations

Six Nations: Ireland 26 Wales 3

After all the hype this ended up a pretty much one sided affair as Ireland cruised to a 26 –  3 win against their…

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2013-14 International Rugby Men Ireland Men Six Nations

Six Nations: Teams Up For Ireland v Wales

Two Ulster players edged out following the victory against Scotland and I suspect that another two, Trimble and Henry will be found surplus to…

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2013-14 International Rugby Men Ireland Men Six Nations

Six Nations: Ireland 28 Scotland 6

Ireland eventually pulled clear for a comfortable 28 – 6 win against Scotland at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Tries came from Andrew…

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2013-14 International Rugby Men Ireland Men Six Nations

Ireland: Six Ulster players in match-day squad for Scotland opener.

Rory Best, Chris Henry, Luke Marshall and Andrew Trimble will start for Ireland in Sunday’s Six Nation’s match against Scotland at the Aviva Stadium.…

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2013-14 Autumn Internationals International Rugby Men Ireland Men

Autumn International: Ireland 22 New Zealand 24.

It was heartbreak for Ireland as they missed out on a rare chance of beating the All Blacks with the visitors scoring an injury…

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2013-14 Autumn Internationals International Rugby Men Ireland Men

Autumn Series: Ireland 15 Australia 32

A lacklustre Ireland slumped to a 15 – 32 defeat against a developing Australia who looked too classy for the bumbling boys in green…

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2013-14 Autumn Internationals International Rugby Men Ireland Men

Autumn Series: Ireland 40 Samoa 9

Ireland wore down a disappointingly understrength Samoa at The Aviva Stadium last night to run out winners by 40 – 9 in the first…