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Ireland Squad Named For Crunch Scotland Showdown with Munster women named from the start

By Mark Reilly / September 24, 2021 /

Head Coach Adam Griggs has named his Ireland Match Day 23 for Saturday’s Rugby World Cup 2021 Europe Qualifier showdown against Scotland in Parma (Kick-off 5pm Irish time, live on RTÉ2, World Rugby YouTube and rugbyworldcup.com/2021). Griggs has selected an unchanged starting XV for the Round 3 clash at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, as Ireland bid…

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Team News: Gibson-Park starts at scrumhalf for Ireland against Scotland

By Ronan Calvert / March 12, 2021 /

THERE is no place for Conor Murray or Craig Casey in the Ireland starting XV to take on Scotland this Sunday. Andy Farrell has selected an experienced side that features Munster trio Tadhg Beirne, CJ Stander and Keith Earls (KO 3pm, Virgin Media One) There are only three changes to the side that defeated Italy…

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OPINION: World Rugby must keep integrity of competition.

By Ronan Coughlan / October 9, 2019 /

Some of this weekends Rugby World Cup 2019 fixtures are under threat, leaving many fans, pundits and media in the unknown as the dangers of Typhoon Hagibis are potentially huge. So much so that the current World Rugby regulations in place would affect the balance of competitive Sport should games get cancelled. Let’s focus on…

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Pool A Permutations: Where do Ireland go from here?

By Ronan Coughlan / September 30, 2019 /

It’s Monday afternoon, and yes (it really happened) Ireland succumbed to a 19-12 defeat at the hands of the Brave Blossoms over the weekend. But where does that leave Ireland now that Pool A has been blown wide open? Current Pool A standings following the Japan defeat on Saturday: Ireland will look to take all…

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Ireland earn Bonus Point victory we all hoped for against the Scots

By Ronan Coughlan / September 22, 2019 /

From an Irish perspective, Rugby World Cup 2019 is officially here. An expected and nervy first 5 minutes from both sides, Ireland started the better with some excellent line speed and defence. Ireland pretty much controlled the first half, made very few mistakes and kept Scotland’s playmakers of Stuart Hogg and Finn Russell to a…

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Four UL Bohs named in Irish squad to face Scotland

By John Keogh / February 7, 2019 /

Ireland head coach Adam Griggs has selected four UL Bohs players in his 23 for their second Six Nations game of the season against Scotland on Friday. Griggs has once again named Ciara Griffin as captain, while Eimear Considine keeps her place on the right wing. Fiona Reidy makes way for Leah Lyons at tight…

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Ireland v Scotland (Six Nations)

By Marisa Kennedy / March 10, 2018 / Comments Off on Ireland v Scotland (Six Nations)
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Two changes as Joe Schmidt names his team to face the Scots

By Marisa Kennedy / March 8, 2018 /

Joe Schmidt has made two changes to his team for this weekend’s crucial Six Nations clash with Scotland. Leinster centre Garry Ringrose returns to fill in for the injured Chris Farrell while the other change from the Wales game sees Tadhg Furlong return to the tighthead position with Andrew Porter dropping to the bench. Four…

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Irish Women’s Rugby team named for Scotland clash

By Emma Needham / March 7, 2018 /

Irish Women’s Rugby team announcement Ireland Women’s head coach Adam Griggs has named his team for their final home match of the Women’s Six Nations against Scotland at Donnybrook on Sunday at 1pm. There are two changes to the side that bet Wales 35-12 two weeks ago. Leinster’s Hannah Tyrrell, is promoted from the bench…

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WATCH – Irish Rugby team training in Carlton House

By Emma Needham / March 6, 2018 /

Ireland prepare for this weekend’s Six Nation Tie Ireland are back in training at Carlton House ahead of this weekends Six Nations clash against Scotland on Saturday in the Aviva Stadium. In the video IRFU Head of Operations Ger Carmody explains how they made sure the team could train on the pitch after Storm Emma. This…

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