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JWC 201: Ireland 15 South Africa 57.

Ireland’s youngsters shipped nine tries in this defeat against South Africa with the stamina sapping rigours of the tournament finally catching up with the Irish lads. However, despite today’s result, and whatever transpires on Sunday against Wales, Ireland can take a lot of positives out of their participation in this tournament. This is exactly the …

Match Report: Ireland 21 South Africa 23

Irish Rugby returned home yesterday when Ireland kicked off their Autumn International series at the newly built Aviva Stadium. The match also recognised Ronan O’Gara’s contribution to the sport as he made his 100th appearance for Ireland, and Gordon D’Arcy claimed his 50th cap for his country. Unfortunately, the result was not to be celebrated …

Ignoble Greed?

So Ireland have announced their squad for the “Insert your Commercial Partner Here” Autumn Internationals and with less than a year to go to the start of the World Cup I think it’s fair to say that we are on World Cup Countdown at The FRU. It is with mixed feelings that I cast my …