Rugby - Today’s News
Eli Walker isn’t fit enough to play after replacing Liam Williams.
O’Connor is expected to re-join Toulon.
There is no doubt Ireland are now a weaker team, but they have strong options in the second row.
The news today is that one of the country’s greatest ever rugby players has been forced to retire from the international game.
Brian O’Driscoll leads the tributes to his former Ireland team-mate.
The Fear of God just about does him justice.
Mike McCarthy will replace O’Connell in the second row.
Lloyd Williams and Gareth Davies have been keeping busy on the training ground.
The Irish wing reflects on Sunday’s emotional win in Cardiff.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
The Ireland captain will need surgery on the hamstring injury he sustained against France.
Representatives from all 20 teams were present at Buckingham Palace.
Yesterday’s World Cup win over France has come at a cost for Ireland.
Two of Ireland stalwarts promise that this time will be different.
The Tullow Tank faces a disciplinary hearing tomorrow in London.
The Munster captain was superb for Ireland before a cruel injury.
Our World Cup columnist looks back on one of Ireland’s greatest World Cup performances ever.
Boss says he can’t predict who will replace Jared Payne in the Irish squad.
Fitzgerald sent his driver further than the ball.
Dempsey says Ruddock came through 80 minutes against the Dragons unscathed.
The 24-year-old back row brings some power into Joe Schmidt’s squad.
We had to make some very hard calls.
The Ireland back row struck the France lock early in yesterday’s game.
Rob Kearney tells us about the slagging Ian Madigan took and the beaming smile of Paul O’Connell when they returned to the dressing room.
Pocock appeared to strike Scott Baldwin with his knee.
This might ease our injury heartbreak for 45 seconds or so.
The Munster captain picked up a knee injury against France yesterday.
Ireland were backed by an incredible support in Cardiff yesterday.
The Ireland head coach has been impressed by Argentina’s exciting backs.
Madigan broke down in tears after the win in Cardiff.
Ireland will proceed in the World Cup without the captain, but with the excellent partnership of Henderson and Toner.
Rugby - Sunday 11 October, 2015
Japan sign off their World Cup campaign with a third win.
The Ireland skipper suffered an horrific hamstring injury against the French.
Relive the drama again and again and again…
The high ball, the penalty count and the experience out wide could benefit Ireland.
The Ireland head coach says Peter O’Mahony was walking in the changing room after the game.
The Ireland openside lashed out at Pascal Papé in the first half at the Millennium Stadium.
The Tullow Tank was massively effective for Ireland in the Millennium Stadium.