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#Ireland

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 20 March, 2021

'I'm forever grateful' - CJ Stander thanks supporters after his last game for Ireland
# 51 And Out
# 51 And Out

'I'm forever grateful' - CJ Stander thanks supporters after his last game for Ireland

Mar 20th 2021, 8:09 PM 15,434 Views 11 Comments

The Munster backrow has made his final appearance in the green jersey.

How did you rate Ireland in their win over England?
# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

How did you rate Ireland in their win over England?

Mar 20th 2021, 7:19 PM 25,148 Views 57 Comments

An outstanding end to Ireland’s Six Nations campaign included some superb individual performances.

Stockdale wants Ireland to bring 'accuracy married with a bit of venom'
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Stockdale wants Ireland to bring 'accuracy married with a bit of venom'

Mar 20th 2021, 6:00 AM 4,750 Views 5 Comments

The Ulster wing will make his first appearance in this Six Nations against England today.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 19 March, 2021

Name this ex-Ireland rugby player and win a Six Nations matchday hamper
# Competition
# Competition

Name this ex-Ireland rugby player and win a Six Nations matchday hamper

Mar 19th 2021, 12:37 PM 11,392 Views 16 Comments

We’re giving away the last of these great prizes thanks to William Hill.

'We know each other inside out' - Aki excited to rekindle partnership with Henshaw
# Bond
# Bond

'We know each other inside out' - Aki excited to rekindle partnership with Henshaw

Mar 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 6,772 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland centre also spoke about CJ Stander’s impending retirement.

'We’ve got to have courage to go out there and win the game'
# Lessons Learned
# Lessons Learned

'We’ve got to have courage to go out there and win the game'

Mar 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 2,810 Views 9 Comments

Andy Farrell isn’t expecting any surprises in how England approach Saturday’s game in Dublin.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 18 March, 2021

'He can do everything' - Monye's praise for old roommate Earls
# Experience
# Experience

'He can do everything' - Monye's praise for old roommate Earls

Mar 18th 2021, 6:30 AM 8,973 Views 2 Comments

Former England winger Ugo Monye thinks the Ireland star doesn’t always get the credit he deserves.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

'He's definitely the best overseas player we've ever signed at Munster'
# Cj
# Cj

'He's definitely the best overseas player we've ever signed at Munster'

Mar 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 13,986 Views 20 Comments

Keith Earls says CJ Stander will be sorely missed by both Munster and Ireland.

'We'll look back and think ‘this is one that got away'' - Beating England won't paper over cracks for Sexton
# Regrets
# Regrets

'We'll look back and think ‘this is one that got away'' - Beating England won't paper over cracks for Sexton

Mar 17th 2021, 6:00 AM 4,750 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland captain also stressed the team must manage the emotion of CJ Stander’s last cap appropriately.

# ireland-rugby - Monday 15 March, 2021

Win a Six Nations matchday hamper by telling us your best story from going to Ireland v England
# Memorable Moments
# Memorable Moments

Win a Six Nations matchday hamper by telling us your best story from going to Ireland v England

Mar 15th 2021, 3:31 PM 1,934 Views 0 Comments

We’re looking for fans to take part in the final instalment of our ‘Hear The Roar’ series.

Former New Zealand international signs as Ulster's skills coach
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Former New Zealand international signs as Ulster's skills coach

Mar 15th 2021, 3:27 PM 9,650 Views 3 Comments

Craig Newby is set to leave his current role as Director of Rugby at St John’s School in Leatherhead.

# ireland-rugby - Sunday 14 March, 2021

'It's like having an extra centre out there with some of the work he gets through'
# Henshaw
# Henshaw

'It's like having an extra centre out there with some of the work he gets through'

Mar 14th 2021, 7:40 PM 13,696 Views 6 Comments

Garry Ringrose was full of praise for his midfield partner, Robbie Henshaw, after another all-action performance against Scotland.

Player ratings: how did you rate Ireland in their victory over Scotland?
# Job Done
# Job Done

Player ratings: how did you rate Ireland in their victory over Scotland?

Mar 14th 2021, 5:24 PM 26,827 Views 80 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men held on for their second win of the campaign.

'The most bizarre rugby match I have ever seen' - Remembering Ireland's 1976 tour to Fiji
# Ireland On Tour
# Ireland On Tour

'The most bizarre rugby match I have ever seen' - Remembering Ireland's 1976 tour to Fiji

Mar 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 25,059 Views 4 Comments

Ireland’s first tour to New Zealand ended with a colourful stop in Suva.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 12 March, 2021

Ringrose putting in the homework in order to trust his instincts
# Balance
# Balance

Ringrose putting in the homework in order to trust his instincts

Mar 12th 2021, 6:30 AM 5,779 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland centre says he is trying to be as meticulous as possible when it comes to studying the opposition.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 11 March, 2021

'He's really lifted everyone up' - O'Connell keeping Ireland's standards in check
# Paulie
# Paulie

'He's really lifted everyone up' - O'Connell keeping Ireland's standards in check

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 5:00 PM 15,202 Views 3 Comments

Iain Henderson says the Ireland squad have benefitted from having a fresh pair of eyes in the coaching team.

Joey Carbery to make first Munster start since injury against Scarlets
# Fit Again
# Fit Again

Joey Carbery to make first Munster start since injury against Scarlets

Mar 11th 2021, 12:41 PM 12,541 Views 38 Comments

The game could also see First Year Academy youngster Alex Kendellen make his senior debut.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Name this former Ireland rugby star and win a Six Nations matchday hamper
# Giveaway
# Giveaway

Name this former Ireland rugby star and win a Six Nations matchday hamper

Mar 10th 2021, 3:29 PM 5,043 Views 9 Comments

We’ve got more great prizes for The42 readers thanks to William Hill.

'Celebrations went on late into the night': Fans tell their stories of Ireland v Scotland in the Six Nations
# Hear The Roar
# Hear The Roar

'Celebrations went on late into the night': Fans tell their stories of Ireland v Scotland in the Six Nations

Mar 10th 2021, 9:14 AM 2,875 Views 0 Comments

Memorable trips to Edinburgh feature heavily in this week’s instalment of our ‘Hear The Roar’ series with William Hill.

# ireland-rugby - Monday 8 March, 2021

Win a Six Nations hamper by telling us your best story from attending Ireland v Scotland
# Giveaway
# Giveaway

Win a Six Nations hamper by telling us your best story from attending Ireland v Scotland

Mar 8th 2021, 4:55 PM 1,940 Views 4 Comments

We’re looking for fans to take part in our ‘Hear The Roar’ series.

Stockdale recalled to Ireland squad ahead of Scotland clash
# Return
# Return

Stockdale recalled to Ireland squad ahead of Scotland clash

Mar 8th 2021, 1:32 PM 24,099 Views 33 Comments

He’ll replace the injured Munster man Shane Daly.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 5 March, 2021

'It's about consistency at this level to prove your worth' - Farrell sees sense in new IRFU contracts
# Experience
# Experience

'It's about consistency at this level to prove your worth' - Farrell sees sense in new IRFU contracts

Mar 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 8,860 Views 4 Comments

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton and Peter O’Mahony both agreed new deals this week.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 4 March, 2021

'I'll always do the right thing for Irish rugby' - Farrell responds to Lions talk
# In Demand
# In Demand

'I'll always do the right thing for Irish rugby' - Farrell responds to Lions talk

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 3:03 PM 20,398 Views 29 Comments

The Ireland head coach has been linked with a spot on Warren Gatland’s coaching team.

Peter O'Mahony signs two-year extension to IRFU contract
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Peter O'Mahony signs two-year extension to IRFU contract

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 12:01 PM 26,512 Views 84 Comments

The flanker’s new deal will keep him at Munster until the end of the 2022/23 season.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'We want to play that brand of rugby' - Henshaw keeps faith in Ireland's attack

'We want to play that brand of rugby' - Henshaw keeps faith in Ireland's attack

Feb 27th 2021, 10:00 AM 11,683 Views 14 Comments

The centre says Andy Farrell’s team are determined to develop their offloading game.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 26 February, 2021

Joey Carbery makes first appearance in over a year as Munster prevail
# Return
# Return

Joey Carbery makes first appearance in over a year as Munster prevail

Feb 26th 2021, 10:12 PM 21,246 Views 30 Comments

The Irish side edged past Cardiff Blues in the Guinness Pro14.

Rome offers a perfect stage for Ireland's attack to cut loose

Rome offers a perfect stage for Ireland's attack to cut loose

Feb 26th 2021, 8:00 AM 12,294 Views 31 Comments

Andy Farrell has called for his team to show a clinical edge against Italy.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 25 February, 2021

'If he gets his chance he'll certainly be ready' - Farrell backs Casey to debut against Italy
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

'If he gets his chance he'll certainly be ready' - Farrell backs Casey to debut against Italy

Feb 25th 2021, 1:27 PM 9,461 Views 12 Comments

The Munster scrum-half is set to win his first cap against Italy on Saturday.

Bundee Aki set to start for Connacht after release from Ireland camp
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Bundee Aki set to start for Connacht after release from Ireland camp

Feb 25th 2021, 12:36 PM 14,115 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, second row Oisin Dowling gets his first start.

Ryan confident Ireland can find quick fix for communication issues
# Speaking Up
# Speaking Up

Ryan confident Ireland can find quick fix for communication issues

Updated Feb 25th 2021, 8:31 AM 10,889 Views 10 Comments

The squad’s communication on the pitch was flagged as an issue by attack coach Mike Catt.

'You always want more, don't you? I'd love to be touching 100 caps'
# Impact
# Impact

'You always want more, don't you? I'd love to be touching 100 caps'

Feb 25th 2021, 7:00 AM 7,737 Views 4 Comments

Dave Kilcoyne is looking to make up for lost time with Ireland.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Former Ireland international Gary Halpin passes away age 55
# RIP
# RIP

Former Ireland international Gary Halpin passes away age 55

Feb 24th 2021, 11:56 AM 66,520 Views 14 Comments

The prop represented Ireland at two Rugby World Cups.

Ulster's Iain Henderson signs new two-year IRFU contract
# Ulster
# Ulster

Ulster's Iain Henderson signs new two-year IRFU contract

Feb 24th 2021, 11:23 AM 5,585 Views 13 Comments

The second-row has been capped 60 times by Ireland, making his international debut against South Africa in 2012

'It's amazing how focused people get on one game' - Sexton says Ireland can rediscover attacking edge
# Room To Improve
# Room To Improve

'It's amazing how focused people get on one game' - Sexton says Ireland can rediscover attacking edge

Feb 24th 2021, 8:00 AM 13,282 Views 19 Comments

Elements of Ireland’s play have come in for criticism following the Six Nations defeat to France.

Furlong looking to put 'rough patches' behind him after long lay-off
# Fit And Firing
# Fit And Firing

Furlong looking to put 'rough patches' behind him after long lay-off

Feb 24th 2021, 7:15 AM 3,366 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland tightead recently spent 11 months out of action.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

'I'll always remember it': Fans tell their stories of the Six Nations spirit at Ireland v Italy

'I'll always remember it': Fans tell their stories of the Six Nations spirit at Ireland v Italy

Feb 23rd 2021, 5:07 PM 2,068 Views 0 Comments

Matches against the Azzurri are the focus in this week’s instalment of our ‘Hear The Roar’ series with William Hill.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 19 February, 2021

Scrum-half Dupont the latest member of French camp to test positive for Covid-19
# Update
# Update

Scrum-half Dupont the latest member of French camp to test positive for Covid-19

Feb 19th 2021, 5:34 PM 6,784 Views 7 Comments

The news comes after head coach Fabien Galthie and scrum coach William Servat also returned positive tests this week.

# ireland-rugby - Sunday 14 February, 2021

'You don't really get second chances at this level' - Henshaw says Ireland need to be more clinical
# Feeling Bleu
# Feeling Bleu

'You don't really get second chances at this level' - Henshaw says Ireland need to be more clinical

Feb 14th 2021, 7:30 PM 6,661 Views 30 Comments

Andy Farrell’s side failed to make the most of their possession for a second week running.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Farrell tells players to seize their chance as his Six Nations plans go wildly off script
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Farrell tells players to seize their chance as his Six Nations plans go wildly off script

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 5:00 PM 27,344 Views 33 Comments

Ireland head into Sunday’s game against France without the services of four key leaders.

'In France they say: 'Il pue le rugby'... Dupont stinks of rugby'
# Toto
# Toto

'In France they say: 'Il pue le rugby'... Dupont stinks of rugby'

Feb 13th 2021, 10:00 AM 23,984 Views 7 Comments

Ireland are coming up against arguably the world’s form player in Antoine Dupont on Sunday.

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