On This Day: Joe Schmidt appointed as Ireland head coachJoe Schmidt officially began work on July 1 and remained at the Ireland helm until 2019.
Apr 29, 08:21
The key talking points ahead of Ireland's showdown with GeorgiaThe Irish have never lost to Georgia.
Nov 28, 16:35
John Fogarty urges Ireland to battle against "robust" Georgia teamThe Irish are heavy favourites to return to winning ways in the Autumn Nations Cup.
Nov 28, 13:32
James Ryan: 'We will learn from defeat to England'Eddie Jones men ran out 18-7 winners with an impressive performance at Twickenham.
Nov 22, 10:12
The big talking points ahead of Ireland's Six Nations finale against FranceThe half-back battle and Shaun Edwards' French defence may shape the contest in Paris.
Oct 30, 17:11
On this day: Joe Schmidt appointed new Ireland coachHe would achieve great success.
Apr 29, 08:43
On This Day: England's Grand Slam bid derailed by Ireland in 2017The result set Ireland up for an all-conquering 2018.
Mar 17, 15:29
Devin Toner: 'It means the world to be back in Ireland XV'The giant Leinster lock was recalled after Iain Henderson left the squad following the birth of his son.
Feb 22, 15:18
Farrell v Farrell: Comparing father and son ahead of Six Nations clashOwen Farrell will captain England against an Ireland side coached by dad Andy.
Feb 12, 15:06
Iain Henderson: 'Andy Farrell has brought different mentality to Ireland'Ireland host defending Grand Slam champions Wales on Saturday.
Feb 5, 12:05
Alan Quinlan: 'Ireland must not hit panic button'Ireland have lost seven quarter-finals in nine World Cups.
Oct 21, 09:47
Mealamu praises "pretty crazy" decision to move Barrett to full-backNew Zealand face England in the semi-final next weekend.
Oct 21, 09:45
What next for Ireland after another World Cup quarter-final exit?Joe Schmidt's side were beaten by New Zealand.
Oct 20, 12:51
Luke McGrath confident Ireland World Cup exit will not taint Joe Schmidt legacyCaptain Rory Best also suffered defeat to New Zealand in his final game for the national side.
Oct 20, 11:08
Cian Healy praises Greg Feek for improving Ireland's set piecesFormer All Blacks prop Feek joined Leinster as scrum coach in 2010 and stepped up to Ireland a year later.
Oct 16, 11:53
Johnny Sexton confident Ireland on course to peak against New ZealandThe fly-half says the negativity around the country's World Cup campaign is "strange".
Oct 14, 18:31
Johnny Sexton discusses "pretty strange" negativity surrounding IrelandThe fly-half says the negativity around the country's World Cup campaign is "strange".
Oct 14, 10:24
Result: Ireland see off Samoa to book quarter-finals spotBundee Aki was sent off in the first half but Johnny Sexton helped himself to 18 points in the rout.
Oct 12, 14:26
Stuart Hogg urges Scotland to "let loose" and reach quarter-finalsThe Dark Blues are expected to face Japan on Sunday but a typhoon may derail their plans.
Oct 12, 08:19
James Ryan hails 'leader' Bundee AkiThe centre was born in New Zealand to Samoan parents.
Oct 10, 11:21
Typhoon Hagibis: The consequences for England, Ireland, Scotland and WalesThe storm could rain on Scotland's parade.
Oct 10, 11:16
Iain Henderson: 'Ireland playing knockout rugby a week early'Henderson expects Samoa to provide dangerous opposition in Fukuoka.
Oct 9, 11:29
Simon Easterby backs Ireland forwards to respond to Japan defeatIreland's front-line stars are expected to be restored for the Samoa clash.
Oct 8, 11:03
Joey Carbery declares himself fully fit ahead of Samoa clashThe Munster fly-half almost missed the World Cup with an ankle injury.
Oct 8, 09:30
Ireland's World Cup hopes under threat from Typhoon HagibisIreland need a bonus-point victory to guarantee a quarter-final spot, but games cancelled due to the weather are registered as scoreless draws.
Oct 7, 07:04
Bundee Aki insists he will remain focussed against SamoaAki was born in Auckland to Samoan parents.
Oct 6, 07:59
Chris Farrell: 'Johnny Sexton sees things unfolding before they happen'Coach Joe Schmidt is confident the fly-half will be fit and firing for the match.
Oct 5, 06:40
Jacob Stockdale impressed with Joe Schmidt's 'balance as a coach'The head coach has seemed calm in the face of his side's mixed performances at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 5, 05:41
Ireland to remain patient with Jordi Murphy over rib injuryVictory over Samoa will see Ireland into the quarter-finals.
Oct 4, 08:33
Day 16 at the Rugby World Cup: Springboks look to keep their campaign aliveAfter losing to New Zealand, South Africa need to beat Italy in Pool B.
Oct 3, 23:09
Rugby World Cup day 15: Ireland unconvincing in Russia victoryFiji shrugged off their surprise loss to Uruguay with a reminder of their exhilarating brand of attacking wing-play.
Oct 3, 17:01
Day 14 at the Rugby World Cup: Ireland looking to return to winning waysFly-half Johnny Sexton takes over the captaincy for the first time in Kobe.
Oct 2, 19:09
Andy Farrell: 'Johnny Sexton will stay positive with the referee'Ireland came out on the wrong side of referee Angus Gardner in Saturday's shock defeat against tournament hosts Japan.
Oct 2, 09:26
Andy Farrell looking to turn Japan "setback" into positive for IrelandCoach wants Ireland to bounce back from shock loss to Japan.
Oct 2, 07:16
Jamie Ritchie: 'Scotland deserve to celebrate Samoa win'Scotland returned to winning ways with a 34-0 triumph of Samoa at the World Cup in Japan.
Oct 1, 15:41
Joe Schmidt admits Garry Ringrose selection is a "risk"Johnny Sexton will captain Ireland for the first time against Russia.
Oct 1, 08:39
Ireland's CJ Stander declares himself fit for Russia clashThe Irish side suffered a shock defeat to Japan on the weekend.
Sep 30, 08:48
Day 11 at the Rugby World Cup: Scotland face crunch Samoa testScotland lost their opening match against Ireland.
Sep 29, 18:11
Jordi Murphy flies out to Japan to replace injured Jack ConanPool A was blown wide open as Ireland went down to hosts Japan.
Sep 29, 07:56
Jamie Joseph: 'Japan were preparing for Ireland match for three years'Jamie Joseph insists meticulous preparation let Japan outgun Ireland.
Sep 28, 12:56
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