#Rugby World Cup
# rugby-world-cup - Yesterday’s News
While Wales, England and France have been at altitude, Ireland preferred to keep it low-key.
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 31 July, 2015
Ireland hooker Rory Best says Michael Cheika’s Australia have been impressive in recent weeks.
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 30 July, 2015
Meanwhile, ex-Connacht wing Vainikolo provided one of Tonga’s tournament highlights, a try from 60 metres against USA.
And head coach Warren Gatland has hinted he may include an injured prop in his final 31.
The summer’s big Welsh transfer saga is a confusing one.
The disciplinary panel found the flanker’s apparent punch to be open-handed and on the low end of the scale for the offence of striking.
# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 29 July, 2015
The prop was in sharp focus and full flow at Joe Schmidt’s session today.
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 24 July, 2015
Ireland prop Mike Ross says the squad would ‘back him 100%’ to deliver.
Mike Ross says Ireland are measured in their World Cup confidence but are focused only on the warm-up fixtures.
# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 22 July, 2015
Mommy, why did the lion have to die?
The IRFU have made a habit of handing out rewards before the big show, but The Joe Show is a different beast.
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 20 July, 2015
The former Blackrock College playmaker kicked 11 points for the Eagles.
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 14 July, 2015
Ireland reporting no major injury worries after Galway session.
First impressions? We like it.
We’ve come a long way, baby!
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 9 July, 2015
South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer has named an experimental midfield including the exciting 21-year-old Jesse Kriel.
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 7 July, 2015
Admit it, you’re willing to stay up until 5am to get your fix of international rugby.
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 6 July, 2015
Anyone up for a nice jog round the park instead?
Meanwhile, Zane Kirchner has been called into the South Africa training squad.
Nick Cummins has been drafted into the Wallabies squad.
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 30 June, 2015
Jackson and Henderson went to the woods, Heaslip acted out some Will Smith lyrics and everybody broke their diet plan wide open.
What do you make of these Macron numbers?
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 29 June, 2015
From the ‘Miracle at Medinah’ to that famous night in Istanbul.
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 25 June, 2015
Before a high ball is launched, pick the back three players you would want in your Rugby World Cup squad
Earls or Zebo, Trimble or Gilroy, Fitzgerald or McFadden. They’re all tough calls.
# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 24 June, 2015
The World Cup starts here!
Joe Schmidt will have to whittle this group down to 31 before the World Cup comes around.
A number of South Africa’s 1995 World Cup-winning squad gathered for a reunion at the famous ground in Johannesburg today.
The end is in sight for Gordon D’Arcy, but he’s not slowing down.
# rugby-world-cup - Tuesday 23 June, 2015
Plus, Corkman Dave Ryan has agreed a move to France.
# rugby-world-cup - Thursday 18 June, 2015
Like the Mounties, Toulon always get their man.
Rugby’s hottest property is coming to Belfast, Galway and Limerick.
# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 17 June, 2015
The blindside was replaced by Jack Conan after 20 minutes today.
Captain Rhys Ruddock lasted only 20 minutes before being replaced due to injury.
Toulon’s Paul Stridgeon has hooked up with the Welshmen as head of physical performance.
# rugby-world-cup - Monday 15 June, 2015
Joe Schmidt’s Ireland will have been interested observers of this set of clarifications.
Training did not take place this morning in Villabassa after the disagreement.
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 12 June, 2015
Getting caught in possession by a prop is never good news.
# rugby-world-cup - Wednesday 10 June, 2015
England’s drop-goal hero thinks the four previous winners will be on two apiece come November.
Can we just fast forward there right now?
# rugby-world-cup - Friday 5 June, 2015
Italy, South Africa, France and the USA will provide competition for the Irish bid.