Shahzad century fires Afghanistan to World Cup warm-up win

2019-05-21 20:16

Mohammad Shahzad smashed a blistering 101 as Afghanistan fine-tuned their World Cup preparations with a 126-run thrashing of Ireland.

Stirling century can't stop Bangladesh beating Ireland

2019-05-15 21:41

Paul Stirling's century was insufficient to prevent Bangladesh beating Ireland in a triangular series ODI with Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das starring for the visitors.

Ireland captain Porterfield unhappy with Foakes stumping

2019-05-04 16:21

Ireland captain William Porterfield has blasted England's Ben Foakes for his delayed stumping of Andrew Balbirnie.

Ireland captain Best to retire after RWC

2019-04-18 14:47

Ireland and Ulster captain Rory Best has announced he will retire from professional rugby after the World Cup in Japan.

Ireland star Leavy ruled out of World Cup

2019-04-01 15:49

Influential flank Dan Leavy has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup due to a knee injury, dealing a blow to Ireland and to Leinster's defence of their Champions Cup title.

Ireland ignore tennis ball protest to sink Georgia

2019-03-27 08:57

Republic of Ireland ignored a bizarre tennis ball protest from angry fans as Conor Hourihane sealed a win over Georgia a Euro 2020 qualifier.

Afghanistan beat Ireland for first Test victory

2019-03-18 09:22

Afghanistan claimed their first ever victory in Test cricket, beating newcomers Ireland in what captain Asghar Afghan hailed as a historic day.

Schmidt the schoolmaster who taught Irish rugby how to win

2019-03-17 13:44

Joe Schmidt may have bowed out of the Six Nations with a 25-7 thumping by Wales but his legacy makes the task of his successor an unenviable one.

Wales punish Ireland to win Six Nations, claim Grand Slam

2019-03-16 18:44

Wales beat Ireland 25-7 in Cardiff on Saturday to win the Six Nations and secure a tournament Grand Slam.

Six Nations showdown on 'Super Saturday'

2019-03-16 13:47

The Six Nations is set for a thrilling finish as Wales chase a Grand Slam in coach Warren Gatland's last ever match in the tournament.


Veteran Irish prop Healy signs new contract

2019-05-21 13:54

Experienced Irish prop Cian Healy has signed a new two-year contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union.

Ireland's Paddy Jackson joins London Irish

2019-05-07 13:03

Ireland flyhalf Paddy Jackson will join newly promoted London Irish ahead of the 2019/20 English Premiership season.

Foakes stars as England survive Ireland scare

2019-05-03 21:03

Ben Foakes' unbeaten 61 on his debut helped England recover from a top-order collapse to beat Ireland in a lone one-day international.

Relief for Ireland as Best avoids long lay-off

2019-04-02 20:50

Ireland rugby captain Rory Best is a relieved man after a scan revealed he had not suffered as serious an ankle injury as first feared.

Ireland charged after tennis ball protest in Euro 2020 qualifier

2019-03-28 14:12

Ireland have been hit with a UEFA charge after fans threw tennis balls onto the pitch in a bizarre protest during their Euro 2020 qualifier against Georgia.

We can beat any Test side - Afghanistan's Nabi

2019-03-18 13:31

Veteran all-rounder Mohammad Nabi says Afghanistan have world-class spinners and are capable of beating any Test side.

Afghanistan closing in on maiden Test win

2019-03-17 14:35

Spinner Rashid Khan claimed five wickets to put Afghanistan in sight of their maiden Test victory after bowling out Ireland for 288.

Gatland writes his name into Welsh folklore

2019-03-16 19:10

Wales coach warren gatland has ensured that he will go down as a legend in one of the world's most passionate rugby nations.

Ireland trail by 120 runs after Afghan Shah's batting blitz

2019-03-16 18:05

Afghanistan batsman Rahmat Shah fell two runs short of his maiden Test century as he guided his team to a 142-run first innings lead over Ireland.

Davies wary of Ireland's Lions halfbacks

2019-03-16 09:52

Wales centre Jonathan Davies is wary of Irish halfbacks Connor Murray and Johnny Sexton.

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