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#Irish Rugby

# irish-rugby - Yesterday’s News

'There are multiple relatively easy fixes' but approach must change for Ireland

Players respond to freedom, says Andy Dunne on this week’s podcast.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

'Hunted' Ireland struggling with expectation of being top dogs - Hansen

‘It’s different when you’re sitting at the top of the tree. Not many teams cope with it that well,’ said the Kiwi.

# irish-rugby - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'I went into that final thinking nothing could stop us': Simon Mason on Ulster, Ireland regrets and identity

The former full-back and goal kicker extraordinaire looks back on a famous Heineken Cup win 20 years ago.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Moynihan kicks 14 points as Cork Con see past Clontarf, while Dublin University edge UCC

A round-up of today’s AIL Division 1A action.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Cork Con take big step towards semi-final place, while Terenure get boost in relegation battle

A round-up of today’s AIL Division 1A action.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Big win for Lansdowne, but Cork Con maintain lead atop Division 1A

A round-up of today’s AIL action.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

The West reawakens, 'unlucky' Byrne misses out and Schmidt's 30 reserves

Joe Schmidt admitted Ross Byrne’s omission was ‘an incredibly tight call’, while Ultan Dillane will be looking to make up for lost time in Irish green.

Uncapped Connacht trio rewarded for fine form as Schmidt names Six Nations squad

Centre Tom Farrell and half-back pairing Caolin Blade and Jack Carty are in line to earn their first caps this spring.

# irish-rugby - Friday 11 January, 2019

All-Ireland Cup semi-finals take centre stage this weekend

Lansdowne are bound for Dooradoyle to meet top-flight rivals Garryowen, while City of Armagh face fellow Division 1B side Buccaneers.

# irish-rugby - Thursday 3 January, 2019

'If you're good enough, you're ready. They'll give you a chance - it's just about taking it'

Jordan Larmour won’t be taking his foot off the gas in 2019.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Quiz: How well do you remember the Irish rugby year?

It was a momentous 2018 for Irish rugby, but how much of it do you remember?

# irish-rugby - Friday 30 November, 2018

'The dream is always going to be alive. I'd always love to represent my country'

Simon Zebo would relish the opportunity to pull on the green jersey again.

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Woodward 'almost filled with despair' that England have lost Farrell to Ireland

Clive Woodward is at a loss as to why Andy Farrell was discarded after England’s abysmal 2015 Rugby World Cup.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

All Blacks prop Moody to miss Ireland showdown with freak eyelid injury

Moody suffered a torn eyelid during a lineout drill in training, and will be out for six weeks.

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

CJ Stander score among four nominees for World Rugby International Try of the Year Standouts This post contains videos

CJ Stander score among four nominees for World Rugby International Try of the Year

Ireland’s second try in Twickenham joins a Sean Maitland-finished counter-attack and two All Blacks scores on the shortlist.

# irish-rugby - Friday 19 October, 2018

'I didn't want to become complacent, stale or stagnant': Girvan Dempsey on leaving Leinster

Having spent his entire playing and coaching career with the province, the former full-back moved to Bath earlier this year.

# irish-rugby - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'It was like I had a little Joe Schmidt on my right shoulder yelling at me': Mike Ross on his former gaffer

Former Ireland and Leinster prop Mike Ross was a guest on the latest episode of the Heineken Rugby Weekly.

# irish-rugby - Friday 5 October, 2018

'A few of the lads are calling me Spike' - Rob Kearney on his speed times, unseen fullback play and more

The Leinster fullback will win his 200th Leinster cap tomorrow against Munster.

# irish-rugby - Monday 1 October, 2018

New Ireland rugby shirts launched ahead of November series

The alternate jersey is teal green with dark blue accents, no less.

# irish-rugby - Monday 23 July, 2018

Irish men sign off Sevens bid with impressive Challenge final win

The win over Australia capped a successful campaign.

# irish-rugby - Friday 20 July, 2018

Ireland women's 7s dump out England to book World Cup quarter-final with Black Ferns Famous Win This post contains videos

Ireland women's 7s dump out England to book World Cup quarter-final with Black Ferns

Ireland’s quarter-final versus the Black Ferns will be broadcast live on Eir Sport from 1:30am.

# irish-rugby - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Make it a double! Ireland complete another big weekend with second Grand Prix trophy

A big victory over Germany seals more silverware for Ireland in Paris.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Samoa put one foot in Ireland's World Cup pool by snapping two-year losing streak

The Samoans were far too strong for Germany in the first leg of their play-off in Apia earlier today.

# irish-rugby - Monday 25 June, 2018

From The Daily Edge The Ballsbridge pub owned by Irish rugby players was flooded with beer after a tank burst Irish Rugby

The Ballsbridge pub owned by Irish rugby players was flooded with beer after a tank burst

Jamie Heaslip called it “an accidental foam party”.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 23 June, 2018

The Rugby Show: Reaction from Sydney as Ireland seal landmark series win

Murray Kinsella witnessed Joe Schmidt’s side complete a hugely-successful season earlier.

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Nucifora wary of provincial 'parochialism' as Irish rugby looks to move forward

The IRFU’s performance director sat down for a briefing with the Irish rugby media in Sydney yesterday.

# irish-rugby - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Family and team-mates pay touching tributes to retiring Donncha O'Callaghan Legend This post contains videos

# irish-rugby - Thursday 26 April, 2018

'Hopefully I’ll be remembered for being a good rugby player but I’d rather be a great dad'

After 20 years as a professional, Donncha O’Callaghan will play his final game this weekend.

# irish-rugby - Sunday 18 March, 2018

It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win BOD

It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win

He won a handy €500 from a bet he put on for yesterday’s Grand Slam.

From The Daily Edge It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win BOD

It's safe to say that drinks were on Brian O'Driscoll after yesterday's Grand Slam win

He won a handy €500 from a bet he put on for yesterday’s Grand Slam.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Aer Lingus had a nice surprise for Irish rugby fans heading over for the big match

You’d hate to be an England fan heading home on this flight.

From The Daily Edge Aer Lingus had a nice surprise for Irish rugby fans heading over for the big match Irish Rugby

Aer Lingus had a nice surprise for Irish rugby fans heading over for the big match

You’d hate to be an England fan heading home on this flight.

# irish-rugby - Friday 16 February, 2018

# irish-rugby - Saturday 3 February, 2018

# irish-rugby - Friday 26 January, 2018

Cookies aiming to make amends at Clontarf and all of the weekend's AIL previews AIL

Cookies aiming to make amends at Clontarf and all of the weekend's AIL previews

All of your Division 1A and 1B previews are right here.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Policy for proven dopers to be reviewed after Grobler signing - IRFU chief Browne

”Are we going to bring in drug cheats?’ The answer is: I don’t think we are.”

# irish-rugby - Monday 1 January, 2018

The return of points difference and your ridiculously early men's Six Nations predictions

A three-way tie at the top? It’s far from impossible. Here are three things we think you’re likely to see in this year’s Six Nations.

# irish-rugby - Friday 1 December, 2017

Want to make more great Irish sporting moments? Look at Leinster rugby for clues

The systemic success in Donnybrook is something to be admired, writes Tommy Martin.

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Andy Farrell provides 'training support' to Munster as Van Graan settles in

With Jacques Nienaber having left for South Africa with Rassie Erasmus, Munster are still a tad short on the coaching front.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Schmidt: 'Stockdale showed some impressive aspects but was a bit hesitant defensively at times'

Two-try Jacob Stockdale won’t be getting ahead of himself on Joe Schmidt’s watch.

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