AB looms large for Ireland

2015-03-02 07:23

Ireland go into the CWC clash against SA faced with a question that even fanciful Test nations have struggled to find an answer for.

Birrell bats for Ireland future

2015-03-01 14:03

South Africa's assistant coach Adrian Birrell wants the decision to cut the next CWC to 10 teams from 14 to be reversed.

Ireland vs England: 5 memorable moments

2015-02-28 12:21

Five memorable moments/matches from previous Ireland rugby encounters with rivals England.

Ireland change one for England

2015-02-27 18:41

Ireland have only made one change to their side for a potential Grand Slam deciding clash with England in Dublin.

O'Brien fined for dissent

2015-02-25 17:44

Ireland all-rounder Kevin O'Brien has been fined for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during their CWC win over the UAE.

Heaslip back in Ireland squad

2015-02-24 17:31

Jamie Heaslip has been named in Ireland's 36-man squad for their game against England but will not feature in the match.

Ireland shock Windies at CWC

2015-02-16 08:03

Ireland pulled off the biggest shock of the CWC so far when they downed two-time champions West Indies by four wickets in Nelson.

Trio in line for Ireland return

2015-02-09 19:42

Jamie Heaslip, Sean O'Brien and Rory Best are on course to be fit for Ireland's second Six Nations game against France in Dublin.

Ireland late show sees off Italy

2015-02-07 21:20

Ian Keatley kicked 14 points as Six Nations champions Ireland launched the defence of their title with a win over Italy.

Ireland wary of Parisse

2015-02-06 19:56

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has warned of the danger of Italy counterpart Sergio Parisse but said they are ready.


Ireland subdue England

2015-03-01 18:57

Ireland took a major step towards retaining their Six Nations title with a pulsating victory over England to remain unbeaten.

Skipper targets England scalp

2015-02-28 17:13

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell says that a win over England would rank among the greatest ever achievements by an Irish team

Schmidt eyes 'biggest win' over England

2015-02-28 07:56

Joe Schmidt believes his side defeat England it will be Ireland's biggest win since he took over in 2013.

O'Brien pays homage to pooch

2015-02-27 15:34

Niall O'Brien owes much of his CWC success to the timely arrival of a pet dog during his troublesome teenage years.

Ireland beat UAE in Brisbane

2015-02-25 13:50

Ireland defeated the United Arab Emirates by two wickets in a thrilling Cricket World Cup Pool B match at the Gabba.

Heaslip out of England clash

2015-02-16 20:51

Jamie Heaslip has three fractured vertebrae and will Ireland's potential Grand Slam decider against England.

Schmidt calls for improvement

2015-02-15 13:17

Joe Schmidt says Ireland's hopes of avenging last year's defeat by England hinges on them putting their scoring chances away.

Ireland seeking improvement

2015-02-08 11:46

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has warned his team that they will have to up their game if they are to impress against France.

Sexton in line for return

2015-02-06 21:21

Irish flyhalf Jonathan Sexton could be fit enough to face France in the Six Nations after being sidelined since November.

Italy ready to 'spit blood'

2015-02-06 18:00

Sergio Parisse has said that Italy are ready to "spit blood" in a bid to hand Ireland their second successive Stadio Olimpico defeat.

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