Ireland Summer Internationals 2023
Ireland played three summer warm-up matches as part of their preparations for Rugby World Cup 2023.
The Aviva Stadium hosted the first two matches – in which Ireland beat Italy and then England.
The final warm-up match took place in Bayonne, where Ireland narrowly defeated Samoa.
Ireland Summer 2023 Fixtures
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Cian Healy injury blights narrow Ireland win over Samoa in World Cup warm-up
26th August 2023
Cian Healy suffered an injury scare on the eve of Ireland’s World Cup squad announcement during an unconvincing 17-13 success over Samoa in rain-soaked Bayonne.
Preview: Ireland v Samoa talking points
25th August 2023
Ireland complete their World Cup warm-up fixtures on Saturday by taking on Samoa in Bayonne. Here, we pick out some of the main talking points ahead of the match at Stade Jean Dauger.
Tom Stewart handed full Ireland debut at hooker for final warm-up against Samoa
24th August 2023
Ireland have handed a full international debut to hooker Tom Stewart for Saturday’s clash with Samoa as they sweat on the fitness of Dan Sheehan ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
Billy Vunipola's red card continues England's pre-World Cup woes in Ireland loss
19th August 2023
Billy Vunipola was sent off as England’s stuttering World Cup preparations were thrown into further disarray by a costly 29-10 defeat to Ireland amid Owen Farrell’s ongoing disciplinary saga.