Posts Tagged "Ireland Rugby"

Joe Schmidt must wonder which leprechaun, blarney stone or banshee he needs to kiss.

93 Have your say

​In the world of tennis, the serve and volleyers were once kings of the game. They showed an instinct and freedom for the game that was a beauty to behold.

87 Have your say

Joe Schmidt has named 38 players for Ireland’s upcoming November Series. Ireland will play South Africa, Fiji and Argentina in the Aviva Stadium. The First match takes place against South Africa, on November 11th.

58 Have your say

“So just how strong is Northern Hemisphere rugby – when the likes of Ireland, Scotland and even Britain are basically strip mining the Southern Hemisphere rugby for talent?”

59 Have your say

Ireland, France and South Africa are currently duking it out to see who will be crowned host of Rugby World Cup 2023, and the hyperbolic statements have ratcheted up a notch ahead of the November 15 decision.

62 Have your say

Match result: Ireland have denied England the chance to make some serious history, ending their undefeated streak with a 13-9 win in Dublin on Sunday morning (AEDT).

63 Have your say

England are looking to win their 19th match in a row – a world record – when they face Ireland at the Aviva stadium, on Saturday, March 18th at 5pm.

32 Have your say

It’s not a case of ‘Wenger-Out’ like strikes for Ireland, but there is a strong argument for a new voice to be added the Irish set-up.

44 Have your say

Coach Joe Schmidt has picked a 34-man squad for Ireland’s Six Nations game against France this weekend. The squad contains a couple of surprise omissions.

4 Have your say

European rugby’s biggest tournament returns on February 4 as England look to retain their Six Nations crown.

1 Have your say

Ireland will field a very strong team for their opening game of the Six Nations against Scotland. It is Ireland’s best side, with the exception of Jonny Sexton, who has been ruled out of the game through injury.

37 Have your say

During the production of our book The Iron Curtain: My rugby journey from league to union, Phil Larder, England’s defence coach for the World Cup winning team in 2003, told me a very funny story.

128 Have your say

Ireland have beaten Australia, 27-24 and capped off an amazing year for the Irish rugby team. It is the first time that Ireland have beaten all three of the Southern Hemisphere giants in the same calendar year.

11 Have your say

The post-script of Ireland’s dramatic 27-24 win over Australia seems less about the quality of the contest and more about seeking out someone to blame.

83 Have your say

Having watched the brutal second Test between the mighty All Blacks of New Zealand and Ireland on the weekend, I suspect the casual Wallabies fan is in for a rude shock this weekend.

112 Have your say

Rory Best will win his 100th international cap this Saturday, when he captains Ireland against Australia (ko. 5.30pm Irish time).

16 Have your say

It is the way teams and supporters accept defeat, rather than victories, that defines them.

332 Have your say

The last three Tests that the All Blacks have played – not counting the romp against the Springbok-beating Italians – have thrown up some interesting facts which throw a lot of light on the state of world rugby.

45 Have your say

The All Blacks were out to avenge their famous loss to Ireland just a fortnight later as the two sides did battle in Dublin on Sunday morning.

2 Have your say

The All Blacks have earned their revenge over Ireland, producing a gritty defensive performance to shut out their opponents in a 21-9 win.

13 Have your say