Kearney: Schmidt will want to leave Ireland with lasting legacyThe New Zealander will step down as head coach after next year's World Cup.
Nov 26, 14:44
Sexton says Ireland have more to offerFly-half thinks Schmidt's men can get better.
Nov 25, 18:19
Richie Murphy backs Johnny Sexton for World Rugby player of the year awardFly-half Sexton is now the bookies' favourite to land World Rugby's top accolade.
Nov 20, 18:00
Marmion warns All Blacks not to target Ireland team-mate AkiThe tourists have singled out the New Zealand-born centre ahead of the meting between the two sides in Dublin.
Nov 16, 10:21
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: Johnny Sexton seals late win for Ireland in ParisJohnny Sexton scores a long-range drop goal with the last kick of the game to hand Ireland a 15-13 win over France in their Six Nations opener in Paris.
Feb 3, 19:47
British and Irish Lions name unchanged XV for New Zealand series deciderThe British and Irish Lions name an unchanged team for the first time since 1993 for Saturday's third and decisive Test against New Zealand.
Jul 5, 20:48
Peter O'Mahony to lead British and Irish Lions in first TestPeter O'Mahony will skipper the British and Irish Lions against New Zealand in next weekend's first Test, while Liam Williams and Elliot Daly are handed starting spots.
Jun 21, 20:31
Greig Laidlaw backs "world class" Johnny Sexton to bounce backGrieg Laidlaw defends the performance of Johnny Sexton against Provincial Barbarians, claiming that his teammate will soon find his groove for British and Irish Lions.
Jun 4, 15:21
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
Ireland trio expected to be fit for France clashIreland trio Johnny Sexton, Rob Kearney and Conor Murray are all set to return to full training this week ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash with France.
Feb 20, 15:41
Johnny Sexton ruled out of Six Nations openerIreland fly-half Johnny Sexton will miss his side's Six Nations opener with Scotland on Saturday having failed to recover from a calf injury.
Jan 31, 21:20
Result: Ireland earn historic win over New ZealandIreland record their first ever victory over New Zealand courtesy of a thrilling 40-29 victory over the world champions in Chicago.
Nov 5, 22:07
Rory Best: 'We will take positives from Wales draw'Ireland skipper Rory Best admits that he and his side have mixed feelings having let slip a 13-point advantage before eventually drawing 16-16 with Wales in the Six Nations.
Feb 7, 18:15
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
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
Result: Leinster fall at last hurdle away to BathGeorge Fords kicks a penalty with three minutes to go to help Bath beat Leinster 19-16 in the European Champions Cup.
Nov 21, 17:16
Joe Schmidt rules out Ireland departureJoe Schmidt says that he is "absolutely committed" to staying on as Ireland's head coach.
Oct 24, 14:55
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
Ireland to risk Johnny Sexton against Argentina?Ireland scrum coach Greg Feek suggests that fly-half Johnny Sexton could play against Argentina even if he is not fully fit for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final.
Oct 14, 22:01
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 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
Live Commentary: England 21-13 Ireland - as it happenedFollow Sports Mole's live coverage of England's Rugby World Cup warm-up match against Ireland at Twickenham.
Sep 5, 13:30
Ian Madigan hopes to have 'proved point' to Ireland coachFly-half Ian Madigan says that he has shown Ireland coach Joe Schmidt that he can "run the game" against Scotland.
Aug 18, 04:38
Mike Brown keen to be cautious in recovery from concussionEngland and Harlequins full-back Mike Brown insists that he will not rush his recovery from concussion following recent issues for other players.
Apr 2, 03:18
Ireland's Johnny Sexton fit to face WalesFly-half Johnny Sexton overcomes a hamstring complaint to feature for Ireland against Wales in the Six Nations.
Mar 10, 14:28
Jared Payne sings praises of "world-class" Johnny SextonJared Payne believes that Ireland teammate Johnny Sexton is arguably the best fly-half in world rugby at this moment.
Mar 6, 07:10
Johnny Sexton: 'I was fine to continue playing after clash of heads'Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton insists that he is feeling no ill effects following his clash of heads with Mathieu Bastareaud in their Six Nations win over France.
Feb 14, 20:15
IRFU insists Johnny Sexton fit to play for Ireland following concussion layoffThe IRFU insists that Johnny Sexton is fit to play for Ireland against France in the Six Nations this weekend following concern over his recent absence due to concussion.
Feb 13, 18:23
Preview: Ireland vs. FranceSports Mole previews this weekend's Six Nations meeting between Ireland and France in Dublin.
Feb 13, 08:35
Team News: Johnny Sexton returns to Ireland fold in one of two changes for France clashJohnny Sexton and Jamie Heaslip will start Ireland's Six Nations encounter against France at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin this weekend.
Feb 12, 14:46
Ireland fly-half Paddy Jackson ruled out of Six NationsUlster confirm that Paddy Jackson has dislocated his elbow and will be out for up to 12 weeks, ruling him out of the Six Nations.
Jan 20, 14:57
Live Commentary: Ireland 46-7 Italy - as it happenedLive coverage of the Six Nations clash between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Mar 8, 14:00
Denis Hickie: 'Ireland will struggle to overcome All Blacks defeat'Denis Hickie says that Ireland will find it tough to overcome their last-gasp defeat to New Zealand on Sunday.
Nov 25, 07:27
Simon Zebo to make British and Irish Lions debut in latest lineupThe British and Irish Lions make a number of changes prior to their match with the Waratahs on Saturday, with Simon Zebo, Sam Warburton and Johnny Sexton all starting.
Jun 13, 06:30
British and Irish Lions coach backs Stuart Hogg to shineAndy Farrell says that Stuart Hogg will be a hit at fly-half for the British and Irish Lions.
Jun 11, 06:42
Result: Leinster through to Challenge Cup finalLeinster will face Stade Francais in the final of the Challenge Cup after thrashing Biarritz in the semi-finals this afternoon.
Apr 27, 16:35
Result: Leinster edge out Exeter ChiefsLeinster beat Exeter Chiefs 29-20 in the Heineken Cup.
Jan 19, 19:51
Johnny Sexton calls on youngstersLeinster fly-half Johnny Sexton tells Ireland's young players that they must start "taking ownership of the team".
Jan 2, 12:09
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