Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 4 °C Tuesday 19 November, 2019

#Irish Rugby

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

From The42 'A bit of a narrow focus' - Cullen not buying BOD and Nacewa's theory on Ireland's decline Counterargument

'A bit of a narrow focus' - Cullen not buying BOD and Nacewa's theory on Ireland's decline

‘There’s 12 Munster players. Why does nobody pick up the change of coaches in Munster? Did that have an effect?’

# irish-rugby - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From The42 Grace Miller among 10 uncapped women in Ireland training squad November Tests

Grace Miller among 10 uncapped women in Ireland training squad

Ireland’s training camps will take on a greater importance in the weeks ahead with only one Test match scheduled for November.

# irish-rugby - Friday 20 September, 2019

From The42 'Ireland will probably look to help out Larmour by dropping someone else in alongside him' Vulnerability

'Ireland will probably look to help out Larmour by dropping someone else in alongside him'

Murray Kinsella, Andy Dunne and Gavan Casey discuss how they expect Ireland’s back three to fare against the Scots.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 14 September, 2019

From The42 'What happens to a team under pressure? The Irish have got better at that' Cohesion

'What happens to a team under pressure? The Irish have got better at that'

Ben Darwin of GAIN LINE Analytics says Irish rugby has been getting plenty right.

# irish-rugby - Sunday 8 September, 2019

From The42 'The dream would be to get someone from Tallaght or Clondalkin to play pro rugby' Pathway

'The dream would be to get someone from Tallaght or Clondalkin to play pro rugby'

The IRFU’s player pathway has been delivering positive results but there are still possible gaps.

# irish-rugby - Thursday 5 September, 2019

From The42 Lowe prepared to give his all for Ireland but conflicted by 'stupid' and 'weird' residency rule Parking The Dream This post contains videos

Lowe prepared to give his all for Ireland but conflicted by 'stupid' and 'weird' residency rule

The Leinster wing also revealed how close he was to making his All Blacks debut in 2015.

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

From The42 'Before I knew it, I was over there meeting everyone' - Rowntree sheds light on Munster move Just Like Home

'Before I knew it, I was over there meeting everyone' - Rowntree sheds light on Munster move

‘It just felt like my old club, it felt like Leicester: a big club, proud, big support base.’

# irish-rugby - Saturday 31 August, 2019

From The42 As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Rugby World Cup warm-up Liveblog

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Rugby World Cup warm-up

Join us for minute-by-minute coverage from the Principality Stadium.

# irish-rugby - Thursday 29 August, 2019

From The42 'This is the great thing about where Ireland are: It's actually harder to find things that can go wrong' Time For Heroes

'This is the great thing about where Ireland are: It's actually harder to find things that can go wrong'

Gordon D’Arcy was worried about Ireland even before their trimming at Twickenham, but he still sees a way out of their current rut.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

From The42 Carbery included in 40-man training squad as Cooney among trio cut On The Plane

Carbery included in 40-man training squad as Cooney among trio cut

The IRFU confirmed that the Munster fly-half should be available for selection in four to six weeks.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

From The42 Former Ireland captain Molloy announces 'sabbatical' from rugby Taking A Break

Former Ireland captain Molloy announces 'sabbatical' from rugby

The 31-year-old tweeted that she is training for her emergency medicine qualification in Wales.

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

From The42 Spence finds green pastures in coaching after sour end to international career Irish Rugby

Spence finds green pastures in coaching after sour end to international career

Having thrived in the engine room with Ireland, Spence is coaching with Penclawdd men’s team in Wales.

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

From The42 Nucifora expresses delight as IRFU confirm Kearney's contract extension Done Deal

Nucifora expresses delight as IRFU confirm Kearney's contract extension

The 33-year-old Leinster fullback will continue to play his rugby at home until the summer of 2020 at least.

# irish-rugby - Friday 24 May, 2019

From The42 A first-ever World Cup semi-final the target with Irish rugby in good health State Of The Nation

A first-ever World Cup semi-final the target with Irish rugby in good health

David Nucifora believes that increased player movement has been to the benefit of the game in Ireland.

# irish-rugby - Friday 10 May, 2019

From The42 'People need to leave their egos behind and actually say this is a competition that has a place' Problem Child This post contains videos

'People need to leave their egos behind and actually say this is a competition that has a place'

AIL rugby is too entertaining to be sold so short.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 4 May, 2019

From The42 Henderson a student of Best but 'not expecting' to be named new Ulster captain Leader Of Men

Henderson a student of Best but 'not expecting' to be named new Ulster captain

Iain Henderson is the epitome of the side Ulster are trying to become, and fast becoming.

# irish-rugby - Thursday 2 May, 2019

From The42 Is it time to bring back the inter-pro championship? Why Not This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Is it time to bring back the inter-pro championship?

A suggestion sent via email got Murray and Andy’s juices flowing on this week’s The42 Rugby Weekly.

# irish-rugby - Thursday 25 April, 2019

From The42 'Munster are The Inbetweeners now... What are they trying to do?' Stuck In The Middle This post contains videos

'Munster are The Inbetweeners now... What are they trying to do?'

Andy Dunne believes Munster’s current squad is capable of winning a European Cup, but says coaching issues are holding them back.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

From The42 Roux likely to miss Connacht's season-defining Cardiff clash Injury Table

Roux likely to miss Connacht's season-defining Cardiff clash

The Ireland international is suffering from a virus ahead of Saturday’s game.

Relaxed Murray nearing return to his best in Munster colours, says rival Mathewson

‘He is not putting too much pressure on himself and he is back having fun playing’, said the Kiwi of his fellow no.9.

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

From The42 Addison's World Cup prospects hindered by season-ending back surgery Setback

Addison's World Cup prospects hindered by season-ending back surgery

Ulster hope the 26-year-old will return to full fitness for pre-season.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 6 April, 2019

From The42 McGrath's Ulster switch leaves Cullen with 'mixed thoughts, depending on the day' Player Movement

McGrath's Ulster switch leaves Cullen with 'mixed thoughts, depending on the day'

The prop will leave Leinster at the end of the season after deciding to pursue greater opportunities in Belfast.

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From The42 Ex-Ireland international Nora Stapleton appointed to lead new Women in Sport policy Appointment

Ex-Ireland international Nora Stapleton appointed to lead new Women in Sport policy

She will leave her current position as the IRFU women’s and girls rugby development manager.

# irish-rugby - Friday 29 March, 2019

From The42 Sexton out for Leinster's Champions Cup quarter-final clash with Ulster Team News

Sexton out for Leinster's Champions Cup quarter-final clash with Ulster

Ross Byrne lines out at number 10, while Jordan Larmour also gets the nod at fullback ahead of Rob Kearney.

# irish-rugby - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The42 'There are multiple relatively easy fixes' but approach must change for Ireland The42 Rugby Weekly

'There are multiple relatively easy fixes' but approach must change for Ireland

Players respond to freedom, says Andy Dunne on this week’s podcast.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

From The42 'Hunted' Ireland struggling with expectation of being top dogs - Hansen Under Pressure

'Hunted' Ireland struggling with expectation of being top dogs - Hansen

‘It’s different when you’re sitting at the top of the tree. Not many teams cope with it that well,’ said the Kiwi.

# irish-rugby - Sunday 3 March, 2019

From The42 'I went into that final thinking nothing could stop us': Simon Mason on Ulster, Ireland regrets and identity Looking Back

'I went into that final thinking nothing could stop us': Simon Mason on Ulster, Ireland regrets and identity

The former full-back and goal kicker extraordinaire looks back on a famous Heineken Cup win 20 years ago.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 16 February, 2019

From The42 Moynihan kicks 14 points as Cork Con see past Clontarf, while Dublin University edge UCC Roundup

Moynihan kicks 14 points as Cork Con see past Clontarf, while Dublin University edge UCC

A round-up of today’s AIL Division 1A action.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 26 January, 2019

From The42 Cork Con take big step towards semi-final place, while Terenure get boost in relegation battle Wrap

Cork Con take big step towards semi-final place, while Terenure get boost in relegation battle

A round-up of today’s AIL Division 1A action.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 19 January, 2019

From The42 Big win for Lansdowne, but Cork Con maintain lead atop Division 1A Wrap

Big win for Lansdowne, but Cork Con maintain lead atop Division 1A

A round-up of today’s AIL action.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From The42 The West reawakens, 'unlucky' Byrne misses out and Schmidt's 30 reserves Talking Points

The West reawakens, 'unlucky' Byrne misses out and Schmidt's 30 reserves

Joe Schmidt admitted Ross Byrne’s omission was ‘an incredibly tight call’, while Ultan Dillane will be looking to make up for lost time in Irish green.

From The42 Uncapped Connacht trio rewarded for fine form as Schmidt names Six Nations squad Fresh Faces

Uncapped Connacht trio rewarded for fine form as Schmidt names Six Nations squad

Centre Tom Farrell and half-back pairing Caolin Blade and Jack Carty are in line to earn their first caps this spring.

# irish-rugby - Friday 11 January, 2019

From The42 All-Ireland Cup semi-finals take centre stage this weekend Club Rugby

All-Ireland Cup semi-finals take centre stage this weekend

Lansdowne are bound for Dooradoyle to meet top-flight rivals Garryowen, while City of Armagh face fellow Division 1B side Buccaneers.

# irish-rugby - Thursday 3 January, 2019

From The42 'If you're good enough, you're ready. They'll give you a chance - it's just about taking it' Shining Larmour

'If you're good enough, you're ready. They'll give you a chance - it's just about taking it'

Jordan Larmour won’t be taking his foot off the gas in 2019.

# irish-rugby - Saturday 29 December, 2018

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the Irish rugby year? Quickfire Quiz

Quiz: How well do you remember the Irish rugby year?

It was a momentous 2018 for Irish rugby, but how much of it do you remember?

# irish-rugby - Friday 30 November, 2018

From The42 'The dream is always going to be alive. I'd always love to represent my country' Zeebs

'The dream is always going to be alive. I'd always love to represent my country'

Simon Zebo would relish the opportunity to pull on the green jersey again.

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

From The42 Woodward 'almost filled with despair' that England have lost Farrell to Ireland Masterstroke

Woodward 'almost filled with despair' that England have lost Farrell to Ireland

Clive Woodward is at a loss as to why Andy Farrell was discarded after England’s abysmal 2015 Rugby World Cup.

# irish-rugby - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

From The42 All Blacks prop Moody to miss Ireland showdown with freak eyelid injury Window Washer

All Blacks prop Moody to miss Ireland showdown with freak eyelid injury

Moody suffered a torn eyelid during a lineout drill in training, and will be out for six weeks.

# irish-rugby - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

From The42 CJ Stander score among four nominees for World Rugby International Try of the Year Standouts This post contains videos

CJ Stander score among four nominees for World Rugby International Try of the Year

Ireland’s second try in Twickenham joins a Sean Maitland-finished counter-attack and two All Blacks scores on the shortlist.

# irish-rugby - Friday 19 October, 2018

From The42 'I didn't want to become complacent, stale or stagnant': Girvan Dempsey on leaving Leinster New Beginnings

'I didn't want to become complacent, stale or stagnant': Girvan Dempsey on leaving Leinster

Having spent his entire playing and coaching career with the province, the former full-back moved to Bath earlier this year.

1 2 3 4 5