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Jamie Heaslip

Jamie Heaslip’s charity work

JAMIE HEASLIP is best known for his feats on the rugby field for Leinster and Ireland. After all, he has starred on the world stage with strong performances from No…

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…

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…

leo cullen ireland

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…

Mike McCarthy

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…

Ross Renniee

Rennie makes first start for Scotland

ROSS RENNIE will make his first start for Scotland against Ireland on Saturday at Murrayfield as he bids for a place in Andy Robinson’s 30-man World Cup squad. The Edinburgh…

alan quinlan ireland

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…