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#Ireland

# ireland-rugby - Friday 23 October, 2020

'I don't think an exception should be made for Zebo': Watch our Guinness Six Nations virtual preview Rugby This post contains videos

'I don't think an exception should be made for Zebo': Watch our Guinness Six Nations virtual preview

Former Ireland rugby internationals Andrew Trimble, Niamh Briggs and Ian Keatley were in top form on Thursday night.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

'I get on people's nerves': Bundee Aki refuses to quieten down

‘My team-mates at Connacht are well used to my loud voice and to me screaming at them, giving them crap here and there.’

From TheJournal.ie 'This is hugely significant': A first for the Ireland women's rugby team Visibility

'This is hugely significant': A first for the Ireland women's rugby team

Ireland rugby star Sene Naoupu says she is excited that fans will now be able to buy the women’s replica shirt.

# ireland-rugby - Monday 19 October, 2020

Clean bill of health for Ireland in lead-up to Italy clash as Lowe remains with Farrell's squad

Peter O’Mahony and Chris Farrell have joined the squad following periods of self-isolation while five training invitees have returned to their provinces.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 16 October, 2020

Get free tickets for our Guinness Six Nations virtual preview with Andrew Trimble tomorrow evening

Ian Keatley and Niamh Briggs will also join The42′s Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey ahead of this weekend’s international rugby.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Ryan Baird ruled out of Ireland's remaining Six Nations fixtures

Ultan Dillane called up to Ireland squad, with O’Mahony and Farrell to link up with camp after completing isolation period.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Join The42, Andrew Trimble and special guests for our virtual Guinness Six Nations event

The panel will chat with our own Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey ahead of Ireland’s penultimate match, which is rescheduled for next weekend.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 9 October, 2020

Ireland's best performance since Euro 2016 deserved more

Stephen Kenny’s men were a penalty shootout away from the play-off final.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Joe Schmidt appointed World Rugby Director of Rugby and High Performance

The former Ireland head coach will begin his new role next month.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 28 August, 2020

'We accept this was an error' - Canterbury apologise over promotion of Ireland rugby jersey

The kit manufacturer say they are sorry for using a model and not players to launch the new Ireland women’s shirt.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Fixture details confirmed for Ireland's remaining Six Nations games

Ireland will face Italy on 24 October and France at 8pm on 31 October.

# ireland-rugby - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Irish rugby players' group 'very disappointed' in reports about possible salary cuts

Rugby Players Ireland released a statement today.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

'I had turned 37 nine days before the Twickenham defeat, and suddenly I felt old'

In this extract from his autobiography, former Ireland captain Rory Best looks back on a humbling defeat to England.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 28 May, 2020

The 'Tullow Tank' has a book coming out

Sean O’Brien’s ‘Fuel’ will be published on 29 October.

# ireland-rugby - Monday 25 May, 2020

'If players refuse to take a pay cut then they will lose credibility'

Eddie O’Sullivan says ‘rugby’s financial model has been a catastrophe’ but he believes the IRFU will survive this crisis.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's Grand Slam success years?

Let’s find out what you know here.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Rory Best says virus can lead to global rugby alignment

The former Ireland captain is convinced that switching the seasons would boost northern hemisphere nations’ chances of winning the World Cup.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

'Somebody called it the last of the great drinking tours'

Members of the 1994 Irish team recall the the horrific trip to Mount Isa.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'We talked about it being a one campaign thing' - Sexton says captaincy may be reviewed due to disrupted season

Johnny Sexton discussed his Ireland captaincy, dealing with critisicm, and how he is staying fit during the lockdown.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Earls to raffle Ireland jersey from historic win over All Blacks for children's charity

The Munster star is hoping to raise €15,000 for Barnardos Ireland.

# ireland-rugby - Monday 30 March, 2020

Ireland's summer tour to Australia 'highly unlikely', concede Wallabies

Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has suggested that the Wallabies could travel to Ireland instead later in the year.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 5 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Join The42 for a special Guinness Six Nations event to preview Ireland's clash with France A Night In Paris

Join The42 for a special Guinness Six Nations event to preview Ireland's clash with France

We’re hosting a night of rugby chat at Dublin’s DTwo Bar on Thursday, 12 March.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Ireland's Six Nations fixture against France in serious doubt as government announce ban on public gatherings

The French government held an exceptional cabinet meeting on Saturday as they seek to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 27 February, 2020

5 players we would love to see get their chance for Ireland

There is a growing appetite for Andy Farrell to give opportunities to some of the less-experienced members of his Guinness Six Nations squad.

# ireland-rugby - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Player ratings: how we scored Ireland's performance in deflating England defeat

24-12 final score doesn’t tell the full story of Twickenham performance.

Sexton spill gifts England an early try at Twickenham This post contains videos

Sexton spill gifts England an early try at Twickenham

George Ford pounces on Sexton error to score the game’s opening try.

# ireland-rugby - Monday 17 February, 2020

'By the look of it the lads are loving it': Carbery on the Farrell era, rehab and Ireland's chances

The Ireland and Munster out-half has been working hard behind the scenes during his latest injury troubles.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's rugby rivalry with England? Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's rugby rivalry with England?

We’re putting your knowledge to the test ahead of their Guinness Six Nations showdown this weekend.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 14 February, 2020

England train in front of 10,000 fans at Twickenham ahead of Ireland clash

Eddie Jones’ team have made a mixed start to the Six Nations, losing to France in Paris before overcoming Scotland 13-6.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

'People never gave me a hope': Ireland legend Stringer on succeeding against the odds

The ex-Munster man would also like to see John Cooney given a start at scrum-half in this year’s Guinness Six Nations.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Jordan Larmour dances his way through three tackles to score Ireland's opening try

Larmour put Andy Farrell’s side into an early lead before Wales struck back.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 6 February, 2020

'I think if Conor isn't an 8/10 this week, you can't really keep picking him'

Murray Kinsella and Bernard Jackman make their cases for Conor Murray and John Cooney respectively.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

McNamara makes two changes to Ireland team for Friday's clash against Wales

Ireland are aiming to build on last Friday’s 38-26 success over Scotland.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Wales set to plan without Williams for Ireland and France games

Williams has not played since last October’s World Cup quarter-final.

'The guard said ‘I’ve been wanting to get my hands on you’’: Matt Williams on his rugby life in Ireland

And looking forward to the Guinness Six Nations – where he will be supporting his adopted home country.

From TheJournal.ie 'The guard said ‘I’ve been wanting to get my hands on you’’: Ex-Leinster coach Matt Williams on life in Ireland The Line-Out

'The guard said ‘I’ve been wanting to get my hands on you’’: Ex-Leinster coach Matt Williams on life in Ireland

The Australian pundit shares some memories ahead of the Guinness Six Nations – where he will be supporting his adopted home country.

# ireland-rugby - Monday 3 February, 2020

Ireland confirm that Ringrose will be out until after England clash

The centre suffered a hand injury in Saturday’s game against Scotland.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Clear messages, managing expectations and enjoying yourself - Advice for Andy from managers in the know

As Andy Farrell looks to move Ireland on from the Joe Schmidt era, we speak to two managers who found themselves in a similar situation.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 30 January, 2020

'Johnny's at the right stage in life to be the main man, the captain, the leader'

Jamie Heaslip on why Johnny Sexton was the right choice as Ireland captain, and the challenges facing Andy Farrell.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Heaslip: In-form Doris is the best number eight in Ireland

The former Ireland international also explained how he feels the demands of a back row player is changing.

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