Ireland

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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…

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Eric Elwood relishes season in Europe

Last month Leinster had to use all their resolve to come back from a 16-point deficit to beat Northampton 33-22 and win the Heineken Cup. The goods they produced in…

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Ireland U20s side to take on South Africa

The Ireland Under 20 team to face South Africa in the Junior World Championship has been named. This match forms part of the 5th – 8th place play-off at the…

Ireland announce World Cup squad

Ireland announce World Cup squad

Munster hooker Jerry Flannery and scrum-half Tomás O’Leary have been named in Declan Kidney’s 43-man Ireland squad having both missed the majority through injury. Ireland have scheduled a series of…