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# rwc - Friday 4 October, 2019

A pack of problems: Are Ireland's forwards failing to match the intensity of the backs? The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

A pack of problems: Are Ireland's forwards failing to match the intensity of the backs?

Today’s podcast suggests that the back are actually performing pretty well in Japan but are being let down by the pack.

# rwc - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'It certainly wasn't anything I'd prepared for' - Niall Scannell on playing flanker on World Cup bow

The Munster man is determined to make the most of his opportunity on the big stage this week.

# rwc - Friday 27 September, 2019

# rwc - Monday 23 September, 2019

Eddie Jones ready for '15 Donald Trumps' when England face USA

The English side have just a four-day turnaround from their opening 35-3 win over Tonga.

# rwc - Sunday 22 September, 2019

'Those critics are always going to come' - Stander hails captain Best

The Ireland hooker inspired his side to victory against Scotland.

# rwc - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'I get a pretty good feeling from the camp and it gives me a little bit of confidence'

Joe Schmidt is on the eve of his final tournament in charge of Ireland.

# rwc - Thursday 19 September, 2019

'We're all well aware' - Conan insists Ireland camp fully understand betting rules

Wales assistant head coach Rob Howley was sent home from the World Cup for alleged betting offences.

# rwc - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Familiarity breeds contempt for old rivals Ireland and Scotland

‘They straight up just don’t get along’.

# rwc - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

In pics: Smiles all round as Irish squad departs for Rugby World Cup

Joe Schmidt’s side left for Japan today.

# rwc - Friday 30 August, 2019

Win tickets to Ireland's pre-Rugby World Cup farewell game against Wales

Join us for a special preview of the tournament with some of the sport’s big personalities.

# rwc - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Ireland's pool opponents and World Cup hosts Japan win Pacific Nations Cup

The side are in Rugby World Cup Pool A alongside Joe Schmidt’s side for the upcoming tournament.

# rwc - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Scotland, Ireland's first World Cup opponents, name 42-man training squad

Gregor Townsend has omitted Richie Gray but he could still come into the mix.

# rwc - Monday 20 August, 2018

Schmidt says there's 'absolutely' still scope for a World Cup bolter to emerge

Connacht lock Gavin Thornbury was one of the new faces involved in Ireland camp last week.

# rwc - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Spain request for World Cup qualifier against Belgium to be replayed

A video package including 19 instances of alleged bias by the Romanian official has also been submitted to World Rugby.

# rwc - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Former All Blacks coach to take charge of USA team ahead of 2019 Rugby World Cup

John Mitchell has been hired as the new head coach.

# rwc - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From Savea to Gilroy: These are our favourite tries of 2015

That was quite a year for world rugby.

# rwc - Monday 2 November, 2015

Cheika sees World Cup defeat as the beginning of Wallabies' journey

The former Leinster boss says his team can close the gap on the All Blacks by playing them frequently.

# rwc - Friday 30 October, 2015

The winners and losers from a memorable Rugby World Cup RWC

The winners and losers from a memorable Rugby World Cup

There’s a lot to look back on ahead of this weekend’s decider.

# rwc - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Spread of outrage over Richie McCaw ignores the facts of the matter

The New Zealand captain has unfairly been the target of headlines since last night’s World Cup semi-final.

# rwc - Monday 19 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 15 reasons Irish fans were the real winners at the Rugby World Cup Feels Of Athenry

15 reasons Irish fans were the real winners at the Rugby World Cup

We may be out, but our fans were epic.

# rwc - Sunday 18 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 13 tweets that perfectly sum up how 'not able' Ireland is for today Let Us Pray

# rwc - Monday 12 October, 2015

# rwc - Saturday 19 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 of the best pubs in Dublin to watch Ireland in the Rugby World Cup RWC

# rwc - Thursday 17 September, 2015

This is the north: how will the European sides fare at the Rugby World Cup?

Ireland are the only Home Nations side to have never progressed beyond the World Cup quarter-finals.

This out-half has a mystery kicking coach who he emails video clips to

Ireland will face this Italian in England in a few weeks.

# rwc - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

5 perfectly reasonable excuses to skive off work during the World Cup

Because that Tonga v Namibia match ain’t going to watch itself.

# rwc - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Peter O'Mahony: 'I'm just massively excited to get on the plane, get over there and get stuck in'

The Irish are hoping to return with some extra baggage this time: the Webb Ellis.

# rwc - Monday 14 September, 2015

A definitive ranking of the best Rugby World Cups

Join us on a trip down memory lane.

# rwc - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Johnny and Joe - the partnership that could propel Ireland into uncharted territory

Joe Schmidt found a kindred spirit in the No 10 when he first pushed open the Leinster dressingroom door.

# rwc - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Disaster for Wales as Halfpenny and Webb suffer injuries in Italy win

Both players picked up what looked like serious injuries.

# rwc - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Iain Henderson steamrolled four Welsh defenders to draw Ireland level

The Ulster man isn’t doing his chances of a World Cup starting berth any harm at all.

# rwc - Thursday 20 August, 2015

'Have we hit our best? I don’t think we have' - Ireland's Sexton looks for more

The out-half wants his team to continue the attacking verve they showed in the Six Nations win over Scotland.

# rwc - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Teams who breach RWC concussion protocols 'unlikely' to be disqualified

But World Rugby have sanctions they’ll use on teams who rush players back, he says.

# rwc - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

World Rugby's residency rule is set to come under review - 'We just need to take stock'

World Rugby's residency rule is set to come under review - 'We just need to take stock'

A consultation is taking place with the unions.

# rwc - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Anthony Watson scores brilliant brace as England beat France in first warm-up RWC 2015 This post contains videos

Anthony Watson scores brilliant brace as England beat France in first warm-up

It was a good start for Stuart Lancaster’s men.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Rugby World Cup warm-up

The Scots were in Dublin for the second World Cup audition.

# rwc - Saturday 8 August, 2015

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Rugby World Cup warm-up

Could Ireland get their World Cup preparation off to a winning start? We had live updates of all of the action in Cardiff.

# rwc - Monday 30 March, 2015

Jonny Wilkinson quashes talk of England role RWC

Jonny Wilkinson quashes talk of England role

Jonny Wilkinson says he is “not involved in any way” with the England team following reports he is to take on a consultancy coaching role.

# rwc - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

South Africa are now an official rival for Ireland in 2023 World Cup bid

The SARU are hoping persistence pays off as they enter the bidding for the fourth straight tournament.

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