Ireland

In a Stu: Stuart Hogg on the attack for Glasgow against Cardiff during a trying weekend for Scottish rugby

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

Ireland's greatest player of all time is showing no signs of drifting quietly towards retirement. He was at his mercurial best as Leinster whupped Northampton 40-7 at Franklin's Gardens on…

Deadly: Wilkinson in full-flow

RW Icons calendar: Why we made our choices

WHEN PUTTING your name to any definitive list, you open yourself up to, at best healthy debate, at worst widespread ridicule, so when RW came up with the Icons calendar…

Stifled: O'Connell is wrapped up

Match verdict: Ireland 15-32 Australia

By Bea Asprey at the Aviva Stadium In a nutshell Ireland were outscored four tries to nil in Dublin by Australia, who enjoyed their second Test win of this month’s…

Steady set-piece: Rory Best threw well

Ireland: Five things we learned against Samoa

Beforehand Joe Schmidt would have probably settled for a five try to nil haul for his first game in charge but the new Ireland coach is a perfectionist and while…

Leading from the back of the pack: Jamie Heaslip will be captain for this Test against Samoa

Ireland name squad for Samoa Test

IRELAND HAVE named a side to face Samoa in their first November Test, with a few little changes from Joe Schmidt before his first match in charge.