# ireland-rugby - Today’s News
Captain Rory Best says Ireland struggled when France changed their props and scrum tactics.
# ireland-rugby - Yesterday’s News
The Girls in Green were defeated 18-6 in the Six Nations tonight.
Joe Schmidt’s men aren’t giving up on the Six Nations just yet.
The Ireland head coach feels his team should have had a first-half try.
It was an intensely physical battle at Stade de France.
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Jaco Peyper could have yellow carded two French players.
Ireland’s hopes of a third consecutive Six Nations title faded at Stade de France.
Referee Jaco Peyper is making no friends in Ireland this afternoon.
Knee worries for O’Brien at the Stade de France.
Philippe Saint-André spoke to The42 about his concerns for French rugby.
All eyes turn to the Stade De France this afternoon.
Both this weekend’s Six Nations clash and Ireland’s Euro 2016 curtain-raiser are being staged at the Paris ground.
The 31-year-old explains the intricacies of defending the wide channels with Ireland.
‘There has been a little bit of a shift in mentality, not just against the French.’
# ireland-rugby - Friday 12 February, 2016
The Ireland out-half has not appreciated the negative press in France.
Our Six Nations columnist looks at how Ireland can deal with the French offload threat.
‘You are always confident that you are going to get the work ethic from an Irish team.’
Joe Schmidt has named a rounded, imposing back row for the clash with France.
# ireland-rugby - Thursday 11 February, 2016
Back to the days of the Five Nations…
Coach Joe Schmidt faces some tough calls ahead of Saturday’s game.
# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 10 February, 2016
Paul O’Connell remains highly respected by all in the current Ireland squad.
There are a number of players carrying injuries this week ahead of the trip to Paris.
# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 9 February, 2016
Ireland manufactured seven linebreaks against the Welsh but could have converted more chances.
The Munster legend brought his glittering career to an end today.
Davy Fitzgerald, Rafael Dos Anjos and Jamie Carragher were all in the news as well.
The Munster and Irish rugby great has hung up his boots.
The Ireland head coach briefly spoke to the IRFU’s YouTube channel on Monday.
# ireland-rugby - Monday 8 February, 2016
We pick apart the defensive performance from Joe Schmidt’s men in Dublin yesterday.
The two sides drew 16-16 in their opening Six Nations encounter at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday.
Mike Ross and Cian Healy may come into the selection mix for the France clash.
The back-row delivered a man-of-the-match performance as Ireland drew with Wales at the weekend.
# ireland-rugby - Sunday 7 February, 2016
Ireland will pick out missed chances in their draw with Wales in Dublin.
The Ireland head coach now faces into a six-day turnaround before the clash with France.
Johnny Sexton was ‘sore’ after an intensely physical battle with the Welsh.
The Munster back row was superb on his Test debut for Joe Schmidt’s side.
The South Africa-born back-row has been learning the anthem in recent weeks.
# ireland-rugby - Saturday 6 February, 2016
Will you win the Grand Slam or pick up the wooden spoon?
Greg Feek is unsure how legal Welsh loosehead Rob Evans is at scrum time.
The Toulouse number eight limped off during the win over Italy in Paris today.
# ireland-rugby - Friday 5 February, 2016
The experienced pair have been struggling with hamstring problems this week.