James Ryan: 'Competition for places generated by Ireland wins'An experimental Irish side signed off the 2020-21 campaign in style by thrashing the United States 71-10.
Jul 11, 11:25
Andy Farrell pays tribute to "dynamic" Japan after Ireland winAndy Farrell's side were lacklustre in the first half at the Aviva Stadium in front of 3,000 spectators.
Jul 3, 17:50
Andy Farrell hopes Johnny Sexton benefits from missing summer TestsJohnny Sexton, who turns 36 next month, will have to wait until at least the autumn to claim a 100th Ireland cap.
Jun 14, 15:38
Eddie Jones: 'England still know where they are going'England will finish fifth for only the second time since 2000 to intensify scrutiny of Eddie Jones.
Mar 20, 21:49
Result: England's troubles continue as Ireland march to dominant winJohnny Sexton orchestrated a dominant display by the hosts in Dublin.
Mar 20, 18:58
Jacob Stockdale, Bundee Aki recalled for IrelandJacob Stockdale has been preferred to James Lowe, while Bundee Aki replaces the injured Garry Ringrose.
Mar 18, 16:39
Ireland boss Andy Farrell talks up "top class" Jamison Gibson-ParkFit-again Conor Murray starts on the bench for the clash with Scotland.
Mar 12, 15:02
Ireland's Jamison Gibson-Park preferred to Conor Murray for Scotland clashConor Murray returns to the bench following a hamstring injury.
Mar 12, 12:11
Andy Farrell praises Ireland's "top class" attitude in Italy winThe Irish had a fortnight to stew on their worst start to a Six Nations tournament and responded emphatically.
Feb 27, 18:09
Result: Ireland kickstart Six Nations campaign with dominant Italy winScores from Garry Ringrose, Hugo Keenan, CJ Stander and Keith Earls, plus a brace for Will Connors, helped the Irish bounce back from two defeats.
Feb 27, 16:43
Andy Farrell makes seven changes for clash with ItalyIreland have made their worst start to a Six Nations campaign after defeats to Wales and France.
Feb 25, 12:14
Charles Ollivon: 'Ireland victory was a new step for France'Les Bleus underlined their status as tournament favourites by grinding out a 15-13 win in Dublin.
Feb 15, 13:38
Johnny Sexton tips Ireland to become world beaters after Scotland victoryIreland recovered from a slow start to defeat Scotland 31-16.
Dec 5, 18:46
Johnny Sexton set for Ireland return against ScotlandHead coach Andy Farrell has made six changes to his starting XV.
Dec 3, 14:33
Ireland without Billy Burns and James Lowe for Scotland clashThe duo are struggling with groin problems ahead of the Autumn Nations Cup third-place play-off.
Dec 1, 11:05
Ross Byrne handed starting role against EnglandHead coach Andy Chris Farrell has made four changes to his starting XV for the Autumn Nations Cup game at Twickenham.
Nov 18, 15:05
James Ryan compared to Ireland great Paul O'ConnellThe 24-year-old lock is poised to lead out his country for the first time on Saturday.
Nov 17, 19:03
John Cooney called into Ireland squad as cover for Jamison Gibson-ParkGibson-Park reported a tight hamstring after the weekend win over Italy.
Oct 26, 10:41
Joe Schmidt admits Garry Ringrose selection is a "risk"Johnny Sexton will captain Ireland for the first time against Russia.
Oct 1, 08:39
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
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 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
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