Rob Kearney

Three Key Match-Ups Ireland must win to overcome All Blacks

By Jack Neville / October 18, 2019 /

Tomorrow Ireland take on New Zealand in the 2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-final. While New Zealand are back-to-back champions, Ireland have never progressed past this stage of the competition. The form of both sides has Ireland coming into the game as heavy underdogs despite a postive recent record against Steve Hansen’s side. Ireland picked up…

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Injury Updates on Kearney, Cabery & Earls ahead of Scotland

By Ronan Coughlan / September 18, 2019 /

Ireland defence coach Andy Farrell has given a positive update this morning in relation to the injury profiles of Keith Earls, Rob Kearney and Joey Carbery. Earls and Kearney are suffering from knee and calf problems that have caused some concern among both fans and media ahead of Ireland’s Pool A opener against Scotland in…

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WATCH: Highlights as Ireland soar to top of World Rankings

By Jack Neville / September 9, 2019 /

Ireland climbed to number 1 in the World Rankings on Saturday with a 19-10 victory over Wales in their final Rugby World Cup warm-up game at the Aviva. Tries from Rob Kearney, Tadgh Furlong and James Ryan sealed the win for Ireland as they finished on a high, albeit after a patchy performance. Kearney’s try…

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Irish RWC Squad Depth Chart- Back Three

By Jack Neville / September 2, 2019 /

With the Rugby World Cup fast approaching and Joe Schmidt’s squad announcement imminent, each day we will look at a different part of the squad to try and decipher who will make the final 31-man squad for the tournament in Japan. Schmidt is likely to opt for a split in favour of forwards with 17/14…

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