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# match-report - This month November 2022

Byrne's late penalty sees Ireland scrape past Wallabies in Dublin
# Nerves Of Steel
# Nerves Of Steel

Byrne's late penalty sees Ireland scrape past Wallabies in Dublin

Nov 19th 2022, 10:11 PM 55,275 Views 119 Comments

The Leinster out-half held his nerve to decide a poor Test match at the Aviva Stadium.

Timoney double helps Farrell's Ireland to scrappy win over 14-man Fiji
# Onto The Next One
# Onto The Next One

Timoney double helps Farrell's Ireland to scrappy win over 14-man Fiji

Nov 12th 2022, 3:01 PM 28,328 Views 49 Comments

There was plenty of frustration for Ireland even as they scored five tries in a 35-17 win.

Magnificent Munster make history at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork
# PartyInThePáirc
# PartyInThePáirc

Magnificent Munster make history at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork

Nov 10th 2022, 9:17 PM 62,661 Views 100 Comments

Graham Rowntree’s men overcame an experienced South Africa A side with a superb performance.

# match-report - This year 2022

Seven-try Ireland end U20 Summer Series on a high with victory over Scotland
# Full-time Report
# Full-time Report

Seven-try Ireland end U20 Summer Series on a high with victory over Scotland

Jul 12th 2022, 1:48 PM 8,455 Views 2 Comments

Richie Murphy’s side ran out 41-24 winners in Treviso.

France sweep to bonus-point win on a tough night for the Ireland U20s
# Second Best
# Second Best

France sweep to bonus-point win on a tough night for the Ireland U20s

Jun 24th 2022, 9:04 PM 32,782 Views 2 Comments

Riche Murphy’s men struggled to compete with a superb French team.

Ireland claim Triple Crown by beating Scots as all eyes now turn towards Paris
# Silverware
# Silverware

Ireland claim Triple Crown by beating Scots as all eyes now turn towards Paris

Mar 19th 2022, 6:44 PM 37,702 Views 62 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men must rely on England doing them a favour if they are to win the Six Nations title.

Ireland rack up 57 points after red card forces Italy down to 13 players
# Law
# Law

Ireland rack up 57 points after red card forces Italy down to 13 players

Feb 27th 2022, 4:58 PM 45,620 Views 70 Comments

A little-known law meant the visitors had to remove another player after Hame Faiva’s sending-off.

Farrell's Ireland go down fighting as France's Grand Slam bid stays on track
# Les Bleus
# Les Bleus

Farrell's Ireland go down fighting as France's Grand Slam bid stays on track

Feb 12th 2022, 6:37 PM 42,390 Views 161 Comments

A late decision not to kick into the corner was curious but Ireland showed grit at Stade de France.

Galway's Cooney scores 0-11 to fire GMIT into Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final
# Sharpshooter
# Sharpshooter

Galway's Cooney scores 0-11 to fire GMIT into Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final

Feb 9th 2022, 5:22 PM 12,243 Views 0 Comments

This afternoon’s quarter-final with TUS Midwest was played at Carnmore.

Hansen stars as impressive Ireland power to bonus-point win over Wales
# Dominant
# Dominant

Hansen stars as impressive Ireland power to bonus-point win over Wales

Feb 5th 2022, 4:11 PM 45,044 Views 68 Comments

Andrew Conway scored twice as Ireland dominated the Welsh in Dublin.

# match-report - Last year 2021

Munster's young guns thrill in wild and wonderful bonus-point win over Wasps
# Stand Up And Fight
# Stand Up And Fight

Munster's young guns thrill in wild and wonderful bonus-point win over Wasps

Dec 12th 2021, 5:10 PM 55,958 Views 65 Comments

The southern province overcame their major disruptions to beat the 14-man hosts in Coventry.

Farrell's Ireland finish autumn in style with battering of Argentina
# Clean Sweep
# Clean Sweep

Farrell's Ireland finish autumn in style with battering of Argentina

Nov 21st 2021, 4:09 PM 40,975 Views 65 Comments

Wins over Japan, New Zealand, and the Pumas send Ireland towards the 2022 Six Nations with belief.

Brilliant second half from Boks takes Lions series into deciding third Test
# Brutal Battle
# Brutal Battle

Brilliant second half from Boks takes Lions series into deciding third Test

Jul 31st 2021, 7:15 PM 19,960 Views 53 Comments

Rassie Erasmus’ men were dominant after the break to secure a deserved win.

Irishmen to the fore as Lions win but captain Alun Wyn Jones' tour is over
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Irishmen to the fore as Lions win but captain Alun Wyn Jones' tour is over

Jun 26th 2021, 4:58 PM 47,661 Views 58 Comments

Jack Conan, Tadhg Beirne, and Bundee Aki were among the standout performers.

Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy

Feb 27th 2021, 5:15 PM 28,991 Views 54 Comments

Will Connors scored a brace for Ireland as Craig Casey and Ryan Baird made their Test debuts.

Ireland battle in Cardiff defeat but fail to overcome early O'Mahony red card
# Man Down
# Man Down

Ireland battle in Cardiff defeat but fail to overcome early O'Mahony red card

Feb 7th 2021, 5:14 PM 39,726 Views 230 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men racked up a big error count in the second half as they came up short.

# match-report - All time

Champions Galway hold off gutsy Tipp effort to join Kilkenny in repeat of last year's All-Ireland final
# Still On Top
# Still On Top

Champions Galway hold off gutsy Tipp effort to join Kilkenny in repeat of last year's All-Ireland final

Nov 28th 2020, 4:00 PM 5,471 Views 4 Comments

Cathal Murray’s side were pushed all the way for their win.

0-7 for Gaule as Kilkenny edge out Cork to reach fifth All-Ireland final in-a-row
# Cats Day
# Cats Day

0-7 for Gaule as Kilkenny edge out Cork to reach fifth All-Ireland final in-a-row

Nov 28th 2020, 1:57 PM 21,924 Views 6 Comments

Only two points separated the old rivals in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Leavy makes strong Leinster return as two-try hooker Sheehan impresses
# Hammering
# Hammering

Leavy makes strong Leinster return as two-try hooker Sheehan impresses

Oct 23rd 2020, 9:22 PM 14,020 Views 21 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men hammered a poor Zebre side at the RDS, scoring nine tries in total.

Brilliant Bundee Aki leads Connacht to thrilling win over Glasgow in Galway
# Main Man
# Main Man

Brilliant Bundee Aki leads Connacht to thrilling win over Glasgow in Galway

Oct 3rd 2020, 7:07 PM 43,728 Views 29 Comments

The Ireland centre scored two tries as Connacht delivered some stunning rugby in the second half.

Superb Saracens power to shock victory in Dublin to end Leinster's European quest
# Upset
# Upset

Superb Saracens power to shock victory in Dublin to end Leinster's European quest

Sep 19th 2020, 4:58 PM 62,617 Views 165 Comments

Johnny Sexton and co. were second best against Mark McCall’s outstanding Sarries.

Caldwell the goal-scoring hero as unbeaten Ireland move closer to history with nervy Euro qualifier win
# European Dream
# European Dream

Caldwell the goal-scoring hero as unbeaten Ireland move closer to history with nervy Euro qualifier win

Mar 5th 2020, 9:26 PM 21,073 Views 14 Comments

The Girls In Green were 1-0 winners over group rivals Greece at Tallaght Stadium.

Ireland left reeling at Twickenham as outstanding England batter Farrell's men
# Bad
# Bad

Ireland left reeling at Twickenham as outstanding England batter Farrell's men

Feb 23rd 2020, 4:55 PM 35,108 Views 145 Comments

Eddie Jones’ side delivered their best performance since the World Cup semi-final against the All Blacks last year.

Farrell's Ireland excite Dublin crowd with impressive bonus-point win over Wales
# In Charge
# In Charge

Farrell's Ireland excite Dublin crowd with impressive bonus-point win over Wales

Feb 8th 2020, 4:13 PM 49,101 Views 140 Comments

The Irish attack looked fluid, while they improved up front on a good day for the new head coach.

Farrell's Ireland off to winning start with shaky victory over wasteful Scotland
# Edgy
# Edgy

Farrell's Ireland off to winning start with shaky victory over wasteful Scotland

Feb 1st 2020, 6:40 PM 36,558 Views 127 Comments

Captain Johnny Sexton scored all of Ireland’s points as Ireland edged a frenetic contest.

Kearney double helps Leinster sweep aside Lyon
# Dangerous Dave
# Dangerous Dave

Kearney double helps Leinster sweep aside Lyon

Jan 12th 2020, 3:01 PM 29,173 Views 28 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side scored six tries as they moved one step closer to securing top seed for the quarter-finals.

Heartbreak for Connacht, as they fall just short of repeating 2013 Toulouse shock
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

Heartbreak for Connacht, as they fall just short of repeating 2013 Toulouse shock

Nov 23rd 2019, 3:07 PM 15,286 Views 18 Comments

Andy Friend’s men were full of bravery against a home side who started with 13 full internationals.

Eddie Jones' sensational England dethrone the All Blacks in Japan
# Dominant
# Dominant

Eddie Jones' sensational England dethrone the All Blacks in Japan

Oct 26th 2019, 11:04 AM 55,881 Views 196 Comments

The back-to-back winners lost their first World Cup game since 2007.

Giant killers! Japan rock the World Cup with stunning win over Schmidt's Ireland
# Shocked
# Shocked

Giant killers! Japan rock the World Cup with stunning win over Schmidt's Ireland

Sep 28th 2019, 10:12 AM 73,774 Views 348 Comments

Jamie Joseph’s Brave Blossoms were sublime in overturning a 12-3 deficit to win.

Schmidt's Ireland dominant as they lay down World Cup marker against Scots
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Schmidt's Ireland dominant as they lay down World Cup marker against Scots

Sep 22nd 2019, 10:51 AM 55,372 Views 102 Comments

A bonus-point win in front of the Green Army was the perfect start in Japan.

Ireland head to Japan on top of the world after convincing win over Wales
# ENCOURAGING
# ENCOURAGING

Ireland head to Japan on top of the world after convincing win over Wales

Sep 7th 2019, 3:50 PM 61,376 Views 107 Comments

Joe Schmidt and Rory Best signed off at the Aviva Stadium with an encouraging victory.

Stockdale at the double as Schmidt's Ireland cling on for victory in Cardiff
# Response
# Response

Stockdale at the double as Schmidt's Ireland cling on for victory in Cardiff

Aug 31st 2019, 4:32 PM 54,504 Views 117 Comments

Dave Kilcoyne was monstrous for Ireland as Joe Schmidt’s side made positive strides forward.

Late Cregg point delivers stunning Roscommon win over Mayo
# Connacht SFC
# Connacht SFC

Late Cregg point delivers stunning Roscommon win over Mayo

May 25th 2019, 9:05 PM 41,638 Views 87 Comments

An early blitz and late precision brought Roscommon a first Championship win over Mayo for 18 years.

Leinster set up Pro14 final with Glasgow as tryless Munster bow out in Dublin
# Well Beaten
# Well Beaten

Leinster set up Pro14 final with Glasgow as tryless Munster bow out in Dublin

May 18th 2019, 4:24 PM 36,158 Views 157 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men were simply more clinical with ball in hand.

Celtic seal eighth straight Premiership title after easing past Aberdeen
# Hoops Dreams
# Hoops Dreams

Celtic seal eighth straight Premiership title after easing past Aberdeen

May 4th 2019, 2:42 PM 4,528 Views 13 Comments

Neil Lennon’s team ran out winners at Dons Park on Saturday to keep their domestic treble-treble bid on track.

Saracens crush Munster's European dream as van Graan's side bow out
# Well Beaten
# Well Beaten

Saracens crush Munster's European dream as van Graan's side bow out

Apr 20th 2019, 4:54 PM 41,056 Views 102 Comments

The English side were too powerful, too clever and too controlling in Coventry.

Derry on the double means Devine marks 100th game in charge with victory over UCD
# Earning His Candystripes
# Earning His Candystripes

Derry on the double means Devine marks 100th game in charge with victory over UCD

Apr 12th 2019, 10:27 PM 1,972 Views 1 Comment

Goals from Greg Slogett and Darren Cole sealed the away win.

Grant's goal the difference as Bohs stay second with win at rock-bottom Finn Harps
# Bohemian Rhapsody
# Bohemian Rhapsody

Grant's goal the difference as Bohs stay second with win at rock-bottom Finn Harps

Apr 12th 2019, 10:16 PM 2,494 Views 2 Comments

The 38th-minute strike settled matters in a scrappy Ballybofey clash.

Champions Dundalk beaten again after Sligo come out on top of first-half storm
# Drop Down
# Drop Down

Champions Dundalk beaten again after Sligo come out on top of first-half storm

Apr 12th 2019, 9:59 PM 4,561 Views 15 Comments

Romeo Parkes and Dante Leverock scored the goals as the Bit O’Red won 2-1 at The Showgrounds.

Earls' brilliant brace sends Munster into 14th Champions Cup semi-final
# Marching On
# Marching On

Earls' brilliant brace sends Munster into 14th Champions Cup semi-final

Mar 30th 2019, 2:40 PM 44,866 Views 105 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men edged a brilliant contest against Edinburgh at Murrayfield.

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