Iain Henderson: 'Ireland playing knockout rugby a week early'Henderson expects Samoa to provide dangerous opposition in Fukuoka.
Oct 9, 11:29
Result: Ireland punish disappointing Scotland in World Cup openerJames Ryan, Rory Best, Tadhg Furlong and Andrew Conway scored the tries.
Sep 22, 11:06
Schmidt praises Larmour and Conway's 'contagious' enthusiasmThe duo are tipped to breathe new life through the Ireland ranks.
Sep 20, 10:09
Iain Henderson named new Ulster captain after Rory Best departureIreland second row steps into Rory Best's boots at Ulster.
Jul 25, 11:38
Result: McCloskey marks 100th Ulster appearance with a try to help edge past OspreysIreland lock Iain Henderson also made a comeback for the Irish province.
Feb 15, 21:55
Ireland's Six Nations defence bid hit by injury to second rower Iain HendersonHenderson had only just returned from a five-week lay-off due to a thumb problem.
Jan 21, 16:55
Schmidt still agonising over decision on long-term futureThe head coach could commit to Ireland or return to his native New Zealand.
Nov 22, 15:05
Henderson reassured by Ireland's victory over the All BlacksSaturday's 16-9 victory over New Zealand was a major statement as the countdown to next year's World Cup continues.
Nov 19, 18:45
Sean Fitzpatrick backs Courtney Lawes to start second Test against New ZealandSean Fitzpatrick expects Courtney Lawes to start the British and Irish Lions' second Test against New Zealand, while also tipping Iain Henderson to play a part.
Jun 28, 21:31
Sam Warburton to lead British and Irish Lions in New Zealand tour openerSam Warburton will captain the British and Irish Lions against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians in Saturday's tour opener in Whangarei.
May 31, 20:48
Result: Ireland deny England Grand Slam, world recordIreland end England's hopes of the Grand Slam and a record 19th successive Test victory with a gruelling 13-9 win at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Mar 18, 19:03
Johnny Sexton returns for Ireland against FranceJohnny Sexton returns to the Ireland starting lineup after a calf injury in one of three changes to the side ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash with France.
Feb 23, 14:16
Mike Ross to miss Ireland Six Nations opener?Tighthead prop Mike Ross is a doubt for Ireland's Six Nations opener against Wales on February 7 having sustained a serious hamstring tear.
Dec 22, 18:47
Iain Henderson to miss Ireland Six Nations campaign?Iain Henderson faces up to six months on the sidelines with a hamstring injury, according to Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss.
Dec 8, 22:38
Surgery rules Tommy Bowe out for seasonUlster and Ireland wing Tommy Bowe undergoes knee surgery which rules him out for the rest of the season.
Oct 27, 21:21
Iain Henderson: 'Ireland will learn from World Cup heartbreak'Ireland will learn from their Rugby World Cup disappointment in time for next year's Six Nations, Iain Henderson tells Sports Mole.
Oct 18, 18:22
Johnny Sexton fit for Ireland quarter-finalIreland fly-half Johnny Sexton is named in the starting lineup for the Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Argentina.
Oct 16, 13:35
Jack McGrath: 'Paul O'Connell would leave a big void for Ireland'Ireland prop Jack McGrath tells Sports Mole that the team will have a "big void" if captain Paul O'Connell is ruled out with a hamstring injury.
Oct 12, 00:07
Result: Ireland score seven tries, secure comfortable victory over CanadaIreland record a comfortable victory over Canada in their Rugby World Cup opener at the Millennium Stadium, scoring seven tries in a 50-7 bonus-point win.
Sep 19, 16:21
Half-Time Report: Ireland build up commanding interval lead against CanadaIreland lead Canada 29-0 at half time in their opening pool game at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Sep 19, 15:17
Live Commentary: Ireland 50-7 Canada - as it happenedRelive with Sports Mole all the action from Ireland's convincing 50-7 victory over Canada in their opening match at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 19, 14:00
Joe Schmidt enjoying selection headachesJoe Schmidt claims that it is important to have selection issues after picking his Ireland team for their World Cup opener with Cardiff.
Sep 18, 08:57
Luke Fitzgerald starts at inside centre for IrelandLuke Fitzgerald will start at inside-centre for Ireland in their World Cup opener against Cardiff on Saturday.
Sep 17, 14:55
Stephen Ferris: 'Iain Henderson should start against Canada'Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt should select Iain Henderson in the back row against Canada on Saturday, according to Stephen Ferris.
Sep 16, 14:24
Result: Wales edge out Ireland in physical matchWales beat Ireland 16-10 in a World Cup warm-up game at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon.
Aug 29, 16:28
Iain Henderson: 'Ireland squad difficult to predict'Ireland lock Iain Henderson admits that it is "so hard" to predict who Joe Schmidt will pick for his side's Rugby World Cup warm-up matches.
Jul 31, 20:10
Result: Saracens comfortably see off UlsterSaracens beat Ulster to reach the semi-finals of the Heineken Cup.
Apr 6, 20:19
Result: Ulster too strong for Glasgow WarriorsUlster score three tries to beat Glasgow Warriors 23-6 in the Heineken Cup.
Jan 11, 21:53
Preview: Ulster vs. Northampton SaintsSports Mole previews Northampton's visit to Ulster in Heineken Cup Pool 4 on Saturday.
Dec 14, 20:45