Joe Schmidt admits Garry Ringrose selection is a "risk"Johnny Sexton will captain Ireland for the first time against Russia.
Oct 1, 08:39
Joey Carbery set for Ireland start amid Johnny Sexton fitness concernsBritish and Irish Lions fly-half Sexton did not train fully on Tuesday due to a thigh knock.
Sep 24, 18:36
Johnny Sexton a fitness doubt for Ireland's World Cup clash with JapanStar playmaker Sexton sat out part of Ireland training on Tuesday.
Sep 24, 18:20
Peter O'Mahony, Bundee Aki "on track" to face World Cup hosts JapanIreland remain hopeful on the pair for Saturday's game.
Sep 23, 12:52
Result: Ireland punish disappointing Scotland in World Cup openerJames Ryan, Rory Best, Tadhg Furlong and Andrew Conway scored the tries.
Sep 22, 11:06
Jacob Stockdale: 'Ireland's back three can shine against Scotland'The prolific Ulster try-scorer is hungry for more success at the World Cup.
Sep 21, 06:59
Scotland head coach Townsend: 'We need perfect performance to beat Ireland'The Scots are outsiders to beat the World number one ranked side.
Sep 20, 13:32
Schmidt praises Larmour and Conway's 'contagious' enthusiasmThe duo are tipped to breathe new life through the Ireland ranks.
Sep 20, 10:09
Rob Kearney, Keith Earls passed fit for IrelandThe pair have shrugged off injuries.
Sep 18, 10:25
Rob Kearney still in contention for Scotland matchThe full-back picked up the issue during training ahead of the World Cup.
Sep 17, 10:06
Warren Gatland insists Rhys Patchell will be fit for World CupThe fly-half suffered concussion during the defeat to Ireland in Dublin.
Sep 7, 18:14
Result: Ireland defeat Wales to go top of world rankingsInjury concerns for Warren Gatland's side ahead of the Japan tournament.
Sep 7, 17:07
Result: Earls double steers Munster to Champions Cup semi-finalsIrish province demonstrated their nous to close out the game.
Mar 30, 19:02
Keith Earls expects physical onslaught in Six Nations opener against EnglandIreland will aim to successfully defend their Six Nations title in 2019.
Jan 28, 16:41
Result: Ireland beat England on final Six Nations day to win Grand SlamIreland beat England 24-15 at Twickenham on the last day of the 2018 Six Nations to win the Grand Slam.
Mar 17, 16:53
Result: Ireland make light work of Scotland in Six NationsIreland surge 10 points clear of England at the top of the Six Nations table thanks to their 28-8 win over Scotland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
Mar 10, 16:16
Result: Ireland remain on course for Grand Slam with victory over WalesIreland remain on course for the Grand Slam thanks to a 37-27 win over Wales in Saturday's Six Nations clash at the Aviva Stadium.
Feb 24, 16:09
Result: Ireland score eight tries to ease past Italy in Six NationsIreland score eight tries as they ease to a 56-19 bonus-point win over Italy in Dublin in the second round of the Six Nations on Saturday afternoon.
Feb 10, 16:04
Uncapped duo Stuart McCloskey, Josh van der Flier to make Ireland debutsIreland select uncapped duo Stuart McCloskey and Josh van der Flier for Saturday's Six Nations clash against England at Twickenham.
Feb 25, 13:46
Result: Wales come from behind to draw with IrelandIreland begin the defence of their Six Nations title with a 16-16 draw with Wales having squandered a 13-point lead.
Feb 7, 16:55
Result: Leicester Tigers too strong for MunsterLeicester Tigers make it three wins from three European Champions Cup games with a 31-19 victory over Munster.
Dec 12, 21:36
Result: Ireland's quarter-final hoodoo strikes again as they crash out to ArgentinaArgentina beat Ireland 43-20 at the Millennium Stadium to book their place in the semi-final of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 18, 14:58
Half-Time Report: Ireland restore hope after slow start in CardiffIreland trail Argentina 20-10 at half time in their Rugby World Cup meeting at the Millennium Stadium.
Oct 18, 13:52
Result: Ireland beat France to top Pool DIreland finish top in Pool D after beating France 24-9 at the Millennium Stadium at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 11, 18:38
Half-Time Report: Ireland edging close contest with FranceIreland head into the break with a 9-6 over France in their final pool match at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 11, 17:33
Live Commentary: France 9-24 Ireland - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live commentary of today's Rugby World Cup match between France and Ireland, with Ireland eventually ending up 24-9 victors.
Oct 11, 16:14
Ireland make two changes for Pool D showdown against FranceIreland make two changes to the side that beat Italy as they prepare for this weekend's Pool D showdown against France in the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 9, 14:58
Result: Ireland defeat Italy by seven pointsIreland defeat Italy 16-9 in the Rugby World Cup, with Keith Earls scoring the only try of the match.
Oct 4, 18:35
Half-Time Report: Ireland lead Italy by four points at half timeIreland are beating Italy 10-6 at half time in the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 4, 17:33
Live Commentary: Ireland 16-9 Italy - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage as Ireland beat Italy 16-9 to progress to the quarter-finals at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 4, 16:30
Ireland's Robbie Henshaw to make Rugby World Cup debut against ItalyIreland's Robbie Henshaw will make his Rugby World Cup debut against Italy on Sunday as he partners Keith Earls at centre.
Oct 2, 13:42
Result: Ireland dominant in win over RomaniaIreland score six tries on the way to beating Romania 44-10 in front of a record Rugby World Cup crowd at Wembley.
Sep 27, 18:34
Half-Time Report: Ireland in control at WembleyTommy Bowe and Keith Earls both score tries as Ireland lead Romania 18-3 in their World Cup clash at Wembley.
Sep 27, 17:30
Live Commentary: Ireland 44-10 Romania - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Ireland's 44-10 win over Romania, as they make it two wins from two in front of a packed Wembley crowd.
Sep 27, 16:15
Joe Schmidt makes 12 Ireland changes for Romania matchJoe Schmidt will field a much-changed Ireland XV when they face Romania in their second Rugby World Cup match on Sunday.
Sep 25, 14:36
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
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
Andrew Trimble omitted from Ireland Rugby World Cup squadAndrew Trimble misses out on a place in Ireland's squad for the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 1, 11:29
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
Wales 21-35 Ireland: Five talking pointsSports Mole looks at five key issues in the wake of Ireland's comfortable 35-21 win over Wales in Cardiff.
Aug 11, 16:16