Ireland

Paul O'Connell and Gordon D'Arcy during training

Ireland name side to take on England

The Ireland team to play England in the final game of the Guinness Summer Series at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday August 27th (14:30), has been named and there are…

England make six changes for Ireland match

England make six changes for Ireland match

England have made six changes to their side for the final stage of their Rugby World Cup build-up against Ireland. Chris Ashton (Northampton Saints), Manu Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers), Jonny Wilkinson…

Ireland World Cup squad

Ireland World Cup squad

Ireland coach Declan Kidney today announced the 30 man squad for the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. The squad will be captained by Brian O’Driscoll and contains a split…

Wallace to miss France clash

Wallace to miss France clash

Shane Jennings has been included to start at openside on the Ireland team to play France tomorrow in the opening game of the Guinness Summer Series.  Jennings comes into the…

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Ireland v Connacht preview

In what is a busy week for the Ireland squad, two Irish teams will play games in the space of three days.  An Ireland Select XV will take on Connacht…

Video – Ireland enjoying the craic!

Video – Ireland enjoying the craic!

Ireland have been training hard for the World Cup at Carton House, just outside Dublin, but they’ve set aside plenty of time for fun too. Here’s the squad spreading rugby…

Ireland team to play France

Ireland team to play France

The Ireland team to play France this Saturday in Bordeaux shows a total of nine changes to the starting team from the side that played Scotland last weekend. The back…

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Cullen to captain Ireland against Scotland

Venue: Murrayfield, Date: Saturday 6 August, Kick-off: 1415 BST Coverage: Live on BBC2, BBC Radio Scotland, Radio Ulster and BBC Sport website LEO CULLEN will captain Ireland in their first World…