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# canada-2 - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Ex-Ulster back Nelson named to start Canada's World Cup opener

The 26-year-old won his first Test cap in July.

# canada-2 - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Nelson scores first try but USA rally to beat Canada in final World Cup warm-up

Dylan Fawsitt was also on the mark for the Eagles as they head to Japan on a winning note.

# canada-2 - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Irish duo O'Leary and Nelson named in Canada's World Cup squad

Head coach Kingsley Jones has announced his 31 for Japan.

# canada-2 - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Keenan's late try seals pre-season win for Leinster in Canada

Leo Cullen’s side made it two pre-season wins from two in Hamilton this evening.

# canada-2 - Friday 23 August, 2019

Baird paired with Fardy as Cullen names Leinster team for Canada friendly

The Pro14 champions are in Ontario for Saturday’s pre-season game.

# canada-2 - Saturday 6 July, 2019

From Belfast to Vancouver: Nelson chases unexpected World Cup dream

The former Ulster back on how he ended up on Vancouver Island pushing for a place in the Canadian squad.

# canada-2 - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Irish back Nelson named in Canada squad after Ulster release

The 26-year-old could make his international debut in next month’s Pacific Nations Cup.

# canada-2 - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Shane O'Leary lands late equalising kick for Canada as they're held by US in World Cup qualifier

The Cork native and former Connacht player qualifies for the Canucks through his mother.

# canada-2 - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Irishman Shane O'Leary to play for Canada in crunch Rugby World Cup qualifier against the US

The Cork native recently left Connacht after three years with the province.

# canada-2 - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Ireland Women hand out 2 debuts for the visit of Canada

Head coach Tom Tierney has shuffled the pack for Saturday’s game in Belfield.

# canada-2 - Monday 14 November, 2016

Analysis: Debutant Ringrose gives Ireland a bright glimpse of the future

The 21-year-old had many excellent moments as he won his first Test cap.

# canada-2 - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Eight new caps, Dillane's impression and selection calls for Schmidt

Connacht fullback Tiernan O’Halloran was very impressive for Ireland.

Connacht influence strong as Schmidt's Ireland run eight tries past Canada

Ultan Dillane was man of the match as Tiernan O’Halloran shone at fullback.

As it happened: Ireland v Canada, November Test

We had minute-by-minute coverage as Joe Schmidt’s experimental Ireland side took on Canada in the Aviva Stadium.

# canada-2 - Friday 11 November, 2016

'Paddy hasn't been charged' - Schmidt backs Jackson for Ireland PJ

'Paddy hasn't been charged' - Schmidt backs Jackson for Ireland

The Ulster out-half is part of an exciting Ireland team to face Canada tomorrow in Dublin.

# canada-2 - Thursday 10 November, 2016

JOD, Ringrose and Holland start with five uncapped players on Ireland bench

Peter O’Mahony, Keith Earls, Paddy Jackson and Sean O’Brien all make their returns.

13 months after his last cap, O'Mahony not taking Ireland return for granted Pom

13 months after his last cap, O'Mahony not taking Ireland return for granted

The Munster captain was injured during last year’s Rugby World Cup.

# canada-2 - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Bealham ready for shot at first Ireland start after facing down the haka

The 25-year-old was delighted to be part of the win over New Zealand.

# canada-2 - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Former Ulster boss Mark Anscombe appointed Canada coach

The Kiwi has been tasked with qualifying Canada for the next World Cup.

# canada-2 - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Canada captain takes aim at World Cup organisers for making his side pay their own way home

Jamie Cudmore took to Twitter to vent his anger.

# canada-2 - Friday 2 October, 2015

France look towards 'a hell of a task' against Ireland after Canada win

Philippe Saint-André’s men finished powerfully after a stuttering display in Milton Keynes last night.

# canada-2 - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Analysis: What does Jared Payne do for Ireland?

The 29-year-old centre is a superb defender and underrated attacker.

# canada-2 - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Rob Kearney made three tackles in just eight seconds at the World Cup

The fullback was evidently fired up for his return from a knee injury.

# canada-2 - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Video analysis: Ireland use a Joe Schmidt power play to cut Canada apart

We break down one of Ireland’s seven tries against the Canadians in their World Cup opener.

# canada-2 - Monday 21 September, 2015

'Being patient was the hardest thing' - Healy delighted with Ireland return

The loosehead prop played for the first time since April against Canada last weekend.

'Athletically, he's definitely kicked on' - Rob Kearney happy to see Dave thrive

The 26-year-old looks like an entirely different physical proposition this season.

Rugby World Cup comes up trumps on brilliant opening weekend

Japan’s massive upset win was the story of the first round in England and Wales.

# canada-2 - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Japan's shock win serves as an 'alarm call' for Sexton and Ireland

The out-half says all the World Cup’s Tier 2 nations will have been greatly boosted by the result.

'I think Sexton's salary is probably the same as all of ours put together'

Canada were impressed with the form of Ireland’s out-half yesterday.

Schmidt to ring changes for Romania after attacking progress in Cardiff

The Kiwi head coach had always planned to field a fresh XV for the second Pool D clash.

# canada-2 - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Irish invasion makes Cardiff a home away from home for Schmidt's men

The atmosphere in the Welsh capital was electric all day.

Henderson coming of age to underline Schmidt's backing at World Cup

The 23-year-old lock was superb for Ireland against a weak Canada team.

Ireland's World Cup campaign up and running with bonus-point victory over Canada

Job done for Joe Schmidt’s men in their Pool D opener.

Sexton shines, Ireland unleash and more talking points from Cardiff

Joe Schmidt will pick out flaws, but this was a promising opening performance from Ireland.

'We did hold stuff back' - Sexton ready to launch Ireland's true World Cup attack

The Ireland out-half sat down with The42 to talk playing flat, analysis, Super Rugby and power plays.

'Tries will win the World Cup,' but Ireland target defensive security D

'Tries will win the World Cup,' but Ireland target defensive security

Les Kiss says he and Joe Schmidt have given the players ‘solid and stern’ feedback.

Analysis: Where have Ireland's tries come from under Joe Schmidt?

We’ve taken a look at Ireland’s try-scoring under the Kiwi head coach.

# canada-2 - Friday 18 September, 2015

'It's like the start of my career again' - Earls excited for RWC stage

The Limerick man starts on Ireland’s left wing against Canada tomorrow at the World Cup.

'I knew it, Joe knew it, everybody knew it' - Ireland's Hendo builds work rate

The 23-year-old lock says he has been working hard on his fitness.

Ireland's Jack McGrath ready for monumental battle with Cian Healy

The two players are set to compete for the loosehead prop spot in the coming weeks.

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