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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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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…

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IRFU Sevens kicks off!

The IRFU Club Sevens kicks off this weekend with the Munster and Ulster legs of the championship taking place on Saturday. The action will be fast and furious in the…

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Mike Ross agrees new Ireland contract

Leinster’s Mike Ross is the latest international to commit his future to playing in Ireland. The prop has penned a deal to keep him firmly rooted until the end of…

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Sexton recalled for Grand Slam decider

Jonathan Sexton has been recalled to Ireland’s starting line-up to take on England in the Grand Slam decider in Dublin on Saturday. He swaps places Ronan O’Gara, who returns to…

Eoin Reddan celebrates scoring his first-half try

Ireland sneak a win despite poor discipline

IRELAND HUNG on to claim a victory at Murrayfield on Sunday despite Scotland’s attempted comeback in the last quarter of the match. Jamie Heaslip, Eoin Reddan and Man of the Match…

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Scotland v Ireland Preview

RBS Six Nations: Scotland v Ireland Venue: Murrayfield Date: Sunday 27 February Kick-off: 1500 GMT Coverage: Watch on BBC One, BBC HD channel, Red Button and BBC Sport website; listen on BBC…

David Wallace: Double Centurian

David Wallace – Munster and Ireland

AN EARLY exit from Ireland’s summer tour Down Under proved to be the ideal tonic for David Wallace. The flanker returned home to Ireland for the birth of his second son,…