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Ireland confirm 2015 Rugby World Cup squad

Tuesday 1 September 2015

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has finalised his 31 man squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England which will be captained by 103 cap Paul O'Connell.
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O'Connell to play final home game for Ireland

Friday 28 August 2015

Ireland's Paul O'Connell has been named in the team to play Wales in Dublin on Saturday in what will be his final game for his country on home soil.
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Schmidt pleased with Ireland's fighting spirit

Tuesday 18 August 2015

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has praised his players for their fighting spirit after they came from behind to beat Scotland 28-22 in their home World Cup warm-up clash in Dublin on Saturday
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Ireland hold on to beat Scotland in Dublin

Saturday 15 August 2015

Ireland had to come from behind three times to beat Scotland 28-22 in their second Rugby World Cup warm up at the Aviva stadium in Dublin.
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Ireland's O'Donnell to miss Rugby World Cup

Monday 10 August 2015

Ireland flanker Tommy O'Donnell has been ruled out of next month's Rugby World Cup after he suffered a dislocated hip in his team's Warm up match against Wales in Cardiff.
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Ireland move up to second, S.Africa drop to fifth

Monday 10 August 2015

Ireland have moved up in the Rugby World rankings to their highest ever placing of second behind New Zealand's All Blacks.
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Ireland start WC Warm ups with big Wales win

Saturday 8 August 2015

Ireland got their preparations for the Rugby World Cup off to a flying start by thumping Wales 21-35 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
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Earls returns for Ireland against Wales in WC trial

Friday 7 August 2015

Munster pair Keith Earls and Donnacha Ryan will return to the international stage on Saturday when they start for Ireland against Wales in World Cup warm-up match at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.
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Ireland coach Schmidt extends contract to 2017

Thursday 23 July 2015

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has signed a contract extension that will keep him as Ireland Head Coach until the end of the 2017 season.
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O'Connell to retire from international rugby after WC

Thursday 4 June 2015

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has announced that he will retire from playing international rugby at the end of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Cuthbert double helps Barbarians edge Ireland

Friday 29 May 2015

Wales winger Alex Cuthbert scored two tries to help the Barbarians beat an Ireland team 21-22 at Thomond Park in Limerick on Thursday evening
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Ireland end 60 year wait for back to back titles

Sunday 22 March 2015

Two tries by man of the match Sean O'Brien inspired defending champions Ireland to a 40-10 win over a hapless Scotland in their final Six Nations match on Saturday in Edinburgh, which ultimately proved just enough to secure their first back to back title wins since 1948/49.
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Ireland overtake Wales with Scotland victory

Saturday 21 March 2015

Ireland overtook Wales and went to the top of the Six Nations standings by beating Scotland 10-40 at Murrayfield on Saturday.
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Ireland make two 6 Nations changes for Scotland

Friday 20 March 2015

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has made two changes for their final Six Nations match against Scotland at Murrayfield with Luke Fitzgerald and Cian Healy returning to the fold
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Schmidt: There is no second guessing Gatland

Saturday 14 March 2015

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has insisted that there will be no second-guessing his Wales counterpart Warren Gatland when the two New Zealanders and their teams meet in Saturday's crunch Six Nations match.
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Heaslip returns for Ireland to face Wales in Cardiff

Friday 13 March 2015

Six Nations Championship leaders Ireland have named their team to play Wales in Cardiff at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday with Jamie Heaslip returning to the side.
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Ireland's Sexton given the all clear to play Wales

Wednesday 11 March 2015

Ireland flyhalf Johnny Sexton has been given the all clear to play against Wales this weekend in the Six Nations at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
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More Recent Rugby World Cup Headlines

O'Connell to win 100th Test cap against Wales
Scotland lose Lamont for rest of Six Nations
Ireland's joy tempered by Sexton injury worry
O'Connell to retire from international rugby after WC
Cuthbert double helps Barbarians edge Ireland
Ireland end 60 year wait for back to back titles
Ireland overtake Wales with Scotland victory
Ireland make two 6 Nations changes for Scotland
Schmidt: There is no second guessing Gatland

 
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