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Johnny Sexton free to captain Ireland at World Cup after getting three-match ban
16th July 2023
Johnny Sexton will be free to captain Ireland at the Rugby World Cup in France after being handed a three-match ban for misconduct.
Johnny Sexton faces potential ban which could hamper World Cup preparations
29th June 2023
Ireland captain Johnny Sexton could see his World Cup preparations hampered after misconduct complaints were lodged following his behaviour towards match officials in the wake of Leinster’s Heineken Champions Cup final defeat by La Rochelle.
Andy Farrell names four uncapped players in 42-man Ireland training squad
30th May 2023
Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has named four uncapped players in a 42-man training squad ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
Tough tournament to win – Steve Hansen says pressure is on Ireland at World Cup
20th March 2023
Steve Hansen believes that Ireland will face “a lot of pressure” in France later this year when they attempt to put a poor World Cup record behind them.
Late Ross Byrne penalty helps Ireland end stellar year with win over Australia
19th November 2022
Ross Byrne landed a dramatic late penalty as Ireland overcame the loss of captain Johnny Sexton to cap a stellar year with a disjointed 13-10 win over Australia.
Preview: Ireland v Australia talking points
18th November 2022
Ireland complete their autumn appointments with a Dublin clash against an Australia side reeling from a first defeat to Italy. Here, we pick out some of the main talking points ahead of Saturday’s match.
Johnny Sexton back from injury for Ireland against Australia
17th November 2022
Skipper Johnny Sexton will return from injury as part of eight personnel changes to Ireland’s starting XV for Saturday evening’s autumn finale against Australia in Dublin.
Joey Carbery and Robbie Henshaw ruled out as Ireland take on Australia
14th November 2022
Ireland’s Joey Carbery and Robbie Henshaw have been ruled out of Saturday’s Bank of Ireland Nations fixture against Australia.
Nick Timoney weighs in with try double as much-changed Ireland beat 14-man Fiji
12th November 2022
Nick Timoney claimed two tries as Ireland overcome a sloppy start to prolong their fine form courtesy of a disjointed 35-17 Dublin victory over indisciplined Fiji.
Preview: Ireland v Fiji talking points
11th November 2022
Ireland continue their autumn campaign against Fiji after retaining their status as rugby’s top-ranked nation with last weekend’s 19-16 win over world champions South Africa. Here, we pick out some of the main talking points ahead of Saturday’s clash in Dublin.