Passive start, injuries and inexperience became Ireland’s fall Tommy Bowe suffered a blow to his knee in the World Cup quarter-final Ireland looked half asleep in the opening 13 minutes of their quarter-final match with Argentina on Sunday. The scoreboard read 17-0 in Argentina’s favour and Ireland’s head coach Joe Schmidt admitted to a passive […]
Schools Friendly 17/10/15 Belfast Royal Academy 3 vs 38 Ballymena Academy Cambridge House GS 34 vs 10 Carrickfergus GS Coleraine Grammar School 17 vs 13 Campbell College Limavady Grammar 7 vs 31 Ballyclare High Foyle College 12 vs 38 Dalriada School Methodist College 3 vs 19 CBC Cork Portora Royal School 16 vs 3 Royal […]
Ireland Team News – Replacement Player Rhys Ruddock has been called up to the Ireland Rugby World Cup squad in place of the injured Peter O’Mahony. Rhys will arrive in Cardiff today to join up with the squad.
Ireland through to the quarter finals Ireland overcame Italy in an uninspiring match in the Olympic Stadium to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup. The highlight of the match was Munster player Keith Earls becoming Ireland’s all-time top try scorer. Keith Earl’s record breaking try came in the 18th minute, following a […]
Ireland Medical Bulletin – 10.10.15 Jared Payne Following training on Wednesday, due to continued discomfort, Jared had further scans which revealed a foot fracture. He will be returning to Ireland for specialist opinion and will take no further part in the tournament. No decision on a replacement will be made until after Sunday’s fixture at […]
Ireland team announced to face France at Millennium Stadium The Ireland coaching group have named the side to face France in their final Pool D game at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff this coming Sunday. Paul O’Connell captain’s the side and is joined in the second row by Devin Toner. The backrow is made up […]
Ireland Women’s Squad announced ahead of Belfast Training The Irish Women’s Squad to take part in an open training session in Belfast’s Kingspan Stadium has been named. The squad of 33 sees a number of new faces, uncapped at international XV a side rugby including Nikki Caughey who is a member of the Ireland Sevens […]
15. Simon Zebo (Cork Con/Munster) 14. Tommy Bowe (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster) 13. Keith Earls (Young Munster/Munster) 12. Robbie Henshaw (Buccaneers/Connacht) 11. Dave Kearney (Lansdowne/Leinster) 10. Johnny Sexton (St Mary’s/Leinster) 9. Conor Murray (Garryowen/Munster) 8. Jamie Heaslip (Dublin University/Leinster) 7. Sean O’Brien (UCD/Leinster) 6. Peter O’Mahony (Cork Con/Munster) 5. Paul O’Connell (Young Munster) captain 4. Iain Henderson […]