Jonathan Sexton will be targeted by France on Sunday. Photo: Getty Images.

France have no qualms over targeting Sexton

Jonathan Sexton will have to prove once again that he can cope under pressure with France admitting they will target him in Sunday’s decisive Pool D fixture in Cardiff. The…

France coach Philippe Saint-André is feeling confident. Photo: Getty Images

France confident ahead of Irish decider

France have no fear over playing Ireland according to Philippe Saint-André despite a poor recent record. Pool D will come down to the clash in Cardiff on Sunday, with the…

Ireland fans

Five things we’ve learnt: Ireland v Italy

By Whiff of Cordite Ireland and Italy served up a steaming dose of Six Nations mediocrity on Sunday, bringing a series of scratches to a sprakling weekend of quicksilver rugby…from…

Wembley Stadium

Ireland 44-10 Romania: Five Things we learnt

By Whiff of Cordite While the World Cup ‘went off’ around them, Ireland quietly went about their business against Romania – bonus point secured, no major injury concerns and some…

Ireland lineout

World Cup 2015: Ireland 44-10 Romania

Ireland never looked troubled as they cruised past Romania 44-10 at Wembley in front of a record World Cup crowd of 89,267. The wide men profited with Keith Earls and…

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World Cup Highlights: Ireland 44-10 Romania

Ireland secured their second bonus point victory of the tournament with a win over Romania at Wembley Stadium – Watch official World Cup highlights here. For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click…

Ireland team

Five things we learnt: Ireland v Canada

By Whiff of Cordite Ireland opened their World Cup 2015 campaign with a comprehensive and sparky hit out over Canada. Ireland were never expected to lose the game, but then…