Scottish Rugby

Highlights: Ireland Settle for Triple Crown As England Fail in France

By Raffaele Rocca / March 20, 2022 /

Ireland had to settle for the Triple Crown as the Six Nation and Grand Slam went to a deserving French team over the weekend. Andy Farrell’s side did all they could to give themselves a chance with a convincing 26-5 bonus point win over Scotland at the Aviva but their championship hopes would be undone…

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Sexton magic sees Farrell era off to a winning start

By John Keogh / February 1, 2020 /

Johnny Sexton scored all the points as Ireland kicked off the 2020 Six Nations with a 19-12 victory over Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. The Irish captain scored the game’s only try, as well as four penalties and a conversion in the seven-point win. New head coach Andy Farrell will know that there is plenty…

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Three Munster players named in Irish side for Six Nations opener with Scotland

By John Keogh / January 28, 2020 /

Andrew Conway, Conor Murray and CJ Stander have been selected in Andy Farrell’s first Irish starting lineup for Saturday’s Six Nations clash with Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. The Munster trio will be joined by Dave Kilcoyne and Peter O’Mahony, who have been named in the replacements. There is no place for Keith Earls in…

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Four Limerick Representatives on Ireland Club International Squad

By Jack Neville / January 7, 2019 /

An extended 32-man Ireland Club International squad has been named for the 2019 Series. Ireland Club XV Head Coach Morgan Lennon made the announcement ahead of Dalriada Cup games against Scotland Clubs on February 1st and 8th. Liam Cronin’s inclusion continues a proud history at this level for the Cronin family – his brother Neil made…

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Clinical Ireland defeat Scots to get one hand on championship

By Raffaele Rocca / March 10, 2018 /

Clinical Ireland defeat Scots 28-8 to get one hand on championship ahead of final round. Despite not being at their best for periods, Ireland were ruthless when it mattered as they took their chances to earn a deserved 28-8 win over Scotland and set up a grand slam decider against England at Twickenham next weekend.…

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The Breakdown S02E11 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings. 

By Raffaele Rocca / March 9, 2018 /

The Breakdown S02E11 with Sporting Limerick & Three Red Kings. There is only one show in town this weekend as Scotland visit the Aviva Stadium looking to cause an upset while Ireland are looking to take another tentative step towards a grand slam. We look ahead to all three games but first up is Ireland’s…

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Three Limerick players named in Irish club side to play Scotland

By Raffaele Rocca / February 21, 2018 /

The Ireland Club team, sponsored by Ulster Bank, has been confirmed for Friday night’s Club International fixture against their Scottish counterparts in Dubarry Park, Athlone with three Limerick clubs represented. Head Coach Morgan Lennon and Assistant Coach Johne Murphy an have named an exciting side, with players drawn from 12 clubs. The side will be…

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Irish U20 side named for must win Scotland clash

By Raffaele Rocca / June 3, 2017 /

Irish team named for must win Scotland clash. Peter Malone has named the Ireland U20s match day 23, sponsored by PwC, to face Scotland tomorrow, in Ireland’s second pool game of the World Rugby U20s Championships in Georgia. The starting team shows six changes from the side that suffered a one point to Italy on…

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