Ireland Autumn Internationals Rugby News
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.
Preview: Ireland v England talking points
18th August 2023
Ireland and England step up preparations for the World Cup when they clash in a warm-up fixture in Dublin. Here, we examine five talking points ahead of their 141st meeting on Saturday.
Andy Farrell says 'circus' surrounding son Owen's disciplinary is 'disgusting'
17th August 2023
Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has branded the “circus” around son Owen Farrell’s disciplinary process “absolutely disgusting”.
Cian Prendergast to make first Test start at number eight against England
17th August 2023
Ireland back-rower Cian Prendergast will make his first Test start in Saturday’s World Cup warm-up clash with England in Dublin.
Caelan Doris stars for Ireland but injury concerns overshadow win over Italy
5th August 2023
Caelan Doris shone and Jack Conan suffered an injury scare as Ireland launched their World Cup warm-up fixtures by easing to a 33-17 win over Italy in Dublin.
Preview: Ireland v Italy talking points
4th August 2023
Ireland begin their World Cup warm-up matches by hosting Italy at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Here, we pick out some of the main talking points ahead of Saturday evening’s match.
Jack Crowley gets chance to stake claim for World Cup spot against Italy
3rd August 2023
Jack Crowley has been given the chance to stake his claim for Ireland’s fly-half role ahead of the World Cup after being selected to start Saturday’s Dublin clash with Italy.