Ireland

Mike Phillips scores a try

Ireland 10 Wales 22 – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor in Wellington ALL WEEK people in Wellington have been talking about how tight this quarter-final would be, how it was a 50-50 match,…

Wales 22 Ireland 10 – match report

Wales 22 Ireland 10 – match report

Wales beat Ireland 22-10 in the first quarter-final of Rugby World Cup 2011 at the Wellington Regional Stadium in a match of high intensity and plenty of skill. The Welsh…

World Cup Quotes of the Day – Tuesday 4 October

World Cup Quotes of the Day – Tuesday 4 October

“Plans remain the same. Expectations are exactly the same. Belief of the squad is exactly the same. We don’t see anything’s changed.” – Assistant coach Wayne Smith says the tournament-ending…

Rory Best

Rory Best’s World Cup in doubt

RORY BEST’S World Cup is in jeopardy after he sprained the AC joint in his right shoulder during the game against Italy on Sunday. Ireland are going to see how…

Rugby World Cup quarter-final fixtures confirmed

Rugby World Cup quarter-final fixtures confirmed

The  quarter-final fixtures for Rugby World Cup 2011 have been confirmed after the completion of the pool phase on Sunday. All match times are local to New Zealand. Saturday, 8…

Jonathan Sexton kicks the ball out during the Pool C match - Ireland v Russia

Ireland Odds On For Semi Final Berth

With three wins from three, Ireland are now 8/11 with Ladbrokes to go further than ever before and reach the semi-final of the Rugby World Cup.  As they head into…