# ireland-rugby - Today’s News
The Ireland skipper will lead his side against the English tomorrow.
It’s all about the breakdown tomorrow at Twickers.
The Leinster tighthead has had a metatarsal issue remedied.
It’s the passion, commitment and dedication of these young football and hurlers that makes the minor championship special.
# ireland-rugby - Yesterday’s News
We’re 51st (just between Venezuela and Jamaica.)
Meanwhile, five players have been cut from Martin O’Neill’s Irish squad.
Ulsterman Henderson laid down another claim for a starting place with Ireland last weekend.
The Ireland tighthead has backed Tadhg Furlong as loosehead cover for Ireland at Twickenham this weekend.
It had been expected that Kearney would line out at the back for Ireland against England.
Hungry replacements, Ireland showing their hand and centres reunited.
Tadhg Furlong will provide loosehead cover from the bench with Cian Healy still missing.
# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 2 September, 2015
The Munster flyer says he is playing without fear and relishing every moment in green.
# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 1 September, 2015
Schmidt feels for those left behind, but has Ireland focused on the challenges ahead.
Ireland will travel to the World Cup with three tightheads and only two looseheads.
Joe Schmidt says the Ulsterman has earned his World Cup spot in training and in Cardiff.
The Ireland head coach said Felix Jones and Fergus McFadden also just missed out on inclusion.
You can’t argue with these.
Andrew Trimble is the big name to miss out after a tough selection process.
# ireland-rugby - Monday 31 August, 2015
The42 understands that Ireland have opted for three tighthead props and only two scrum-halves.
The Ireland captain was penalised for clearing Justin Tipuric out around the neck.
# ireland-rugby - Sunday 30 August, 2015
The 23-year-old lock was superb for Ireland in their defeat to Wales yesterday.
Warren Gatland’s side conceded far fewer penalties and won the contest in Dublin.
The Ireland head coach was impressed with the right wing and tighthead Nathan White.
# ireland-rugby - Saturday 29 August, 2015
The 2013 Lions boss says Ireland were narrow and didn’t make Wales uncomfortable in defence.
The Munster wing was stretchered off after lying motionless for some minutes.
Robbie Henshaw, Peter O’Mahony and Rob Kearney were strong on their returns.
Ireland were beaten by a physical, ferocious Welsh defence as Luke Fitzgerald was also injured.
The Ulster man isn’t doing his chances of a World Cup starting berth any harm at all.
# ireland-rugby - Friday 28 August, 2015
Wing set to make his return against Ireland but Warren Gatland is still concerned.
There was also the Captain’s Run ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup warm-up and an incredible performance in the women’s 200m final in Beijing.
Ireland’s players will know their World Cup fate by Monday morning at the latest.
# ireland-rugby - Thursday 27 August, 2015
Joe Schmidt says players who have returned to Ulster and Leinster are very much in the World Cup mix.
Meanwhile, Ireland’s coach pointed to several versatile options in the front row.
The 26-year-old comes into the team after an excellent summer of training.
The loosehead prop is back in full training.
Luke Fitzgerald at 13, frontliners return and Joe Schmidt’s masterplan.
Paul O’Connell, Johnny Sexton, Conor Murray, Peter O’Mahony and Rob Kearney all return.
# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 26 August, 2015
Nathan White is set for his first start at tighthead, while Dave Kearney is likely to get his chance.
# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 25 August, 2015
Girvan Dempsey is currently in the role on a short-term contract.
# ireland-rugby - Saturday 22 August, 2015
The versatile 24-year-old has grown into an important squad member under the Kiwi.
# ireland-rugby - Friday 21 August, 2015
The tighthead prop has experienced some foot pain and Joe Schmidt is being cautious.
# ireland-rugby - Thursday 20 August, 2015
Damien Delaney is not the only player to make himself unavailable for selection in recent years.