Strauss named in Ireland's RWC squad

2015-09-01 12:00

South African-born hooker Richardt Strauss has been named in Ireland’s Rugby World Cup squad.

Ireland see off Scottish threat

2015-08-15 20:03

Ireland edged Scotland 28-22 in a Rugby World Cup warm-up match at Lansdowne Road on Saturday.

Boks set to fall in rankings

2015-08-09 19:03

After their shock loss to Argentina, the Springboks are set to drop to No 5 on World Rugby's official rankings.

Ireland down Wales in RWC warm-up

2015-08-08 19:19

Ireland sent out an early warning to their rivals ahead of the World Cup with a comfortable victory over Wales in Cardiff.

Four new caps for Wales

2015-08-04 13:43

Ross Moriarty, a double U-20 World Cup-winner with England, is one of four uncapped players selected by Wales to face Ireland.

Ireland's Ruddock ruled out of Rugby World Cup

2015-06-25 10:18

Rhys Ruddock second broken arm in six months meant the flanker will miss the 2015 RWC.

Barbarians edge past Ireland

2015-05-29 07:50

The Barbarians recorded an exciting victory over Ireland at Thomond Park, with Zane Kirchner scoring a try.

D'Arcy to hang up his boots after RWC

2015-05-01 17:23

Ireland center Gordon D'Arcy plans to retire from the game after the Rugby World Cup in October.

Long rescues Ireland

2015-03-30 09:47

Shane Long was the hometown hero as his 90th minute goal in was enough to secure a draw against Poland.

Finale leaves Schmidt exhausted

2015-03-22 14:10

Joe Schmidt has called it a "roller-coaster ride" but after the ups and down of a dramatic denouement day in the 2015 Six Nations.


Australia beat Ireland in the wet

2015-08-27 21:52

Australia have beaten Ireland under the Duckworth/Lewis method in their lone one-day international in Belfast.

Ireland's O'Donnell out of RWC

2015-08-10 21:57

Ireland flank Tommy O'Donnell will miss next month's RWC after suffering a dislocated hip in the warm-up win against Wales.

Ireland coach faces RWC headache

2015-08-09 16:44

Joe Schmidt admits he is facing some tough decisions after Ireland's impressive Rugby World Cup warm-up win over Wales in Cardiff.

Wales, Ireland converge on path to RWC

2015-08-07 11:09

Wales coach Warren Gatland and his Ireland counterpart Joe Schmidt have similar ambitions in their warm-up match in Cardiff.

NZ's Schmidt signs new Ireland deal

2015-07-22 20:05

Joe Schmidt has signed a contract extension that will see the New Zealander remain as head coach of Ireland until at least June 2017.

Ireland are RWC contenders - Wood

2015-06-10 13:20

Former Ireland captain Keith Wood cannot contemplate whether the 2015 Six Nations champions are the best Irish team to travel to a RWC.

Rain ruins Ireland v England ODI

2015-05-09 08:49

Rain meant only 18 overs were possible as the lone ODI between Ireland and England at Malahide ended in a washed-out no result.

Deans: Ireland a RWC threat

2015-03-31 16:09

Ireland will improve on their Six Nations title form and mount a major World Cup bid, according to Robbie Deans.

Murray looks for RWC impact

2015-03-22 19:01

Ireland scrumhalf Conor Murray says his side's Six Nations triumph shows they are ready to make a major impact at the World Cup.

Ireland champions despite England heroics

2015-03-21 21:20

Ireland have won the Six Nations after England fell just short in their match against France.

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