England lay down World Cup marker with Ireland mauling

2019-08-24 18:32

England put down a marker in their penultimate home game before the Rugby World Cup as they thrashed Ireland at Twickenham.

Schmidt gives Byrne chance to book World Cup ticket

2019-08-22 13:40

Ross Byrne has the chance to book his place on the plane to Japan for the Rugby World Cup as he starts at flyhalf for Ireland in their warm-up Test against England.

Carbery injured as Ireland beat Italy in RWC warm-up

2019-08-10 17:35

Flyhalf Joey Carbery suffered an ankle injury as Ireland beat Italy in a Rugby World Cup warm-up.

Rugby World Cup dream alive for Ireland's SA-born Kleyn

2019-08-08 17:34

Jean Kleyn has the chance to stake a late claim for a place in Ireland's Rugby World Cup squad after he was selected for their first warm-up match against Italy.

England collapse sets up Ireland Test thriller

2019-07-25 20:31

Ireland have the chance to pull off one of the biggest upsets in Test history after another England collapse set the scene for a thrilling finish.

Murtagh rips through England as Ireland take charge

2019-07-24 20:57

Ireland ended England's World Cup honeymoon in dramatic style, bowling out the host nation for a derisory 85 on the first day at Lord's.

England 85 all out against Ireland in lone Test

2019-07-24 14:18

Tim Murtagh took five wickets as England suffered a dramatic collapse on the first morning of their one-off Test against Ireland.

Porterfield says Lord's Test a 'pinnacle' for Ireland

2019-07-23 18:41

Ireland captain William Porterfield will be back on familiar territory when they march to the "pinnacle" ends with a Test at Lord's against England.

Ireland set for landmark Lord's Test against England

2019-07-23 06:35

Ireland's march to becoming a fully fledged member of cricket's elite will reach another staging post when they play against England at Lord's.

Mike Catt to take over as Ireland assistant coach

2019-06-24 07:18

Mike Catt will join Ireland as an assistant coach after this year's Rugby World Cup in Japan.


Eddie Jones names England side for Ireland visit

2019-08-22 14:44

England boss Eddie Jones has named both Tom Curry and Sam Underhill in his starting XV to face Ireland in their Rugby World Cup warm-up at Twickenham.

World Rugby's No 1 ranking beckons for Ireland

2019-08-20 12:57

Ireland will jump to the top of the World Rugby rankings if they beat England in their Rugby World Cup warm-up clash at Twickenham.

Hopes & fears as Rugby World Cup warm-ups begin

2019-08-10 08:42

Excitement will be mixed with concern when four of Europe's leading rugby nations begin their World Cup warm-up programme this weekend.

Ireland set 182 to win England Test at Lord's

2019-07-26 12:24

Ireland have been set a target of 182 to win their one-off Test against England at Lord's.

Vaughan slams 'embarrassing' England collapse against Ireland

2019-07-25 12:47

Former captain Michael Vaughan labelled England an "embarrassment" after they were dismissed for 85 before lunch on the first day of their one-off Test against Ireland.

England rolled by Ireland! Twitter reacts...

2019-07-24 14:43

England being bowled out for 85 against Ireland on Wednesday made for some rather entertaining Twitter commentary.

England bat against Ireland in one-off Test

2019-07-24 12:17

England captain Joe Root won the toss and decided to bat against Ireland in a one-off Test at Lord's.

England's Anderson ruled out of Ireland Test with calf injury

2019-07-23 12:17

James Anderson has been ruled out of England's four-day Test against Ireland at Lord's due to a right calf injury.

Ireland won't be overawed in Lord's Test - Wilson

2019-07-21 19:39

Ireland wicketkeeper-batsman Gary Wilson insists his side are determined not to be overawed when they play England in their country's Test debut at Lord's.

SA-born Kleyn gets Ireland RWC squad call-up

2019-05-28 19:52

South African-born lock Jean Kleyn has been included in Ireland’s 44-man training squad in preparation for the Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year.

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