Articles relating to Ireland

'That sucks', says O'Driscoll

2011-10-08 14:28

Captain Brian O'Driscoll was left regretting missed opportunities as Ireland crashed out of the RWC in the quarter-finals.

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Wales sweep Ireland aside

2011-10-08 08:41

Wales have beaten Six Nations rivals Ireland to reach the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

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Kiss can't pick a winner

2011-10-07 09:48

Ireland defence coach Les Kiss says Ireland and Wales are evenly matched for their RWC quarter-final, it's difficult picking a winner.

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Ireland in jovial mood

2011-10-07 16:09

Ireland insist they are fully focused on their RWC quarter-final clash against Wales, but did their best to dash that impression.

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Williams' future on the line

2011-10-06 09:59

Wales wing Shane Williams has admitted his future as an international rugby player could be decided on Saturday.


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Ireland receive Best boost

2011-10-06 09:45

Ireland have confirmed that Rory Best will be their starting hooker to play Wales in a World Cup quarter-final on Saturday.

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Ireland call up Sherry

2011-10-04 10:28

Ireland hooker Rory Best is in doubt for their RWC quarter-final against Wales, with Michael Sherry called up as precautionary cover.

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Ireland outclass Italy

2011-10-02 11:32

Ireland have outplayed Italy in Dunedin to top Pool C and set up a quarter-final clash against Six Nations rivals, Wales.

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Wales change four for Irish

2011-10-06 07:18

Wales are buoyed by the return of Shane Williams and Dan Lydiate, making four changes to the team to face Ireland.

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Bookies still back All Blacks

2011-10-03 08:48

New Zealand, despite the injury to talisman flyhalf Dan Carter, are still favourites to win the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

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Masi returns for Ireland clash

2011-09-30 11:48

Italy fullback Andrea Masi was recalled to the side for their decisive and final Rugby World Cup pool clash against Ireland.

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Ireland name side for Wales

2011-10-05 10:30

Ireland have named their team to face Wales in their quarter-final clash, but are sweating on the fitness of hooker Rory Best.

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Mallett backs Ireland for final

2011-10-02 15:45

Italy coach Nick Mallett says the Irish have every chance of making it to the World Cup final after an impressive win over his side.

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Schalk rooting for Azzurri

2011-10-01 13:22

Schalk Burger has admitted he'll be cheering for an Italian victory over Ireland as South Africa prepare to face the Wallabies.


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New Zealand

The All Blacks are a mighty force and this Rugby World Cup may well be the one where they shake the ghosts of past tournaments.


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Quade Cooper

Wallabies flyhalf Quade Cooper is arguably the most flamboyant, talented and mercurial rugby player to represent the Australian team in recent years.


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Eden Park

Eden Park's history boasts some of the greatest sporting moments, including the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987 and 1992 Cricket World Cup.

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Tank Lanning

Lessons learnt from RWC 2011

2011-10-26 16:45

A few vital life lessons from Tank Lanning's recent trip to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup quarter and semi-finals. Read More

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