Ireland’s Rugby World Cup Record: P35 W21 D0 L14

1987 Quarter-finals
1991 Quarter-finals
1995 Quarter-finals
1999 Quarter-final play-offs
2003 Quarter-finals
2007 Pool stages
2011 Quarter-finals
2015 Quarter-finals

 

Dylan Hartley

By Alex Shaw The home nations’ summer tours wrapped up this past weekend and with teams and fans alike are preparing for a few weeks rest and recuperation, the time…

Lions

With the summer tours done and dusted thoughts turn to next year’s adventure to New Zealand with the British & Irish Lions. But what would the Lions team look like…

Champions! Harry Mallinder and injured England skipper Jack Walker lift the trophy. (Photo: Getty Images)

England 45-21 Ireland England have been crowned World Champions at Under-20 level, capturing their third title in the past four years, with a dominant 24-point mauling of Ireland in the…

Good Evans: Will Evans on the charge for England U20 v Scotland. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ireland’s Under 20 side have already made history this month, becoming the first team from their nation to reach the final of the World Rugby U20 Championship. On Saturday they…

Victory roar: Ireland's players celebrate their win over Argentina U20. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ireland 37-7 Argentina Ireland booked their spot in the final of the Under-20 Championship for the first time with a one-sided victory over Argentina. This was a ruthless performance from…

Johnny Sexton

By Alex Shaw In the 110 years of international rugby that Ireland and South Africa have gone head-to-head, not once have the Irish recorded a victory in South Africa. That…

Powering on: Cillian Gallagher on the attack v Wales at the U20 World Cup.  (Photo: Getty Images)

When did you start playing rugby? In my first year of secondary school, at Summerhill College in Sligo, when I was 13. I joined Sligo rugby club after that as…

Powering on: It takes two Connacht A players to stop Sam Arnold attacking for Ulster A. (Photo: Inpho)

When did you start playing? When I was six, at Cranbrook rugby club in Kent. I lived near Tunbridge Wells. Which other rugby clubs have you played for? Tunbridge Wells,…

U20 All Blacks

By Alex Shaw The World Rugby U20 Championship begins next week, as the best and brightest talents from around the world converge on Manchester for age-grade rugby’s annual showpiece event.…