Ireland

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…

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Ireland need to hit the ground running

Alan Quinlan is backing Ireland to learn from the mistakes of their disastrous 2007 World Cup campaign, provided they can get off to a strong start in New Zealand. The…

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Rugby World 2011: Ireland’s moment

The men in green must learn the lessons of four years ago if they are to fulfil their potential, says Katie Field Looking at Ireland’s World Cup record, the less…

Irish Rugby Union appoint new president

Irish Rugby Union appoint new president

Dublin businessman John Hussey created a piece of sporting history when he became the first member from St. Mary’s College RFC (founded 111 years ago) to be enrolled as the…

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Ireland launch alternative kits

The IRFU and Puma have announced the launch of the new home and alternative kits. The Ireland rugby team will wear the new Puma Ireland alternative jersey for the first…