Result: Sloppy Ireland labour to bonus-point win over RussiaRob Kearney, Peter O'Mahony, Rhys Ruddock, Andrew Conway and Garry Ringrose all crossed for Joe Schmidt's men to secure a bonus-point victory in Kobe.
Oct 3, 13:41
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
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
Result: Hosts Japan pull off another famous World Cup upset by stunning IrelandJoe Schmidt's side suffer an embarrassing defeat.
Sep 28, 10:26
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
Schmidt praises Larmour and Conway's 'contagious' enthusiasmThe duo are tipped to breathe new life through the Ireland ranks.
Sep 20, 10:09
Richie Murphy: 'Sexton and Murray bringing buzz to Ireland squad'Murray and Sexton ran the show in Ireland's 2018 Six Nations Grand Slam.
Sep 19, 12:07
Rob Kearney, Keith Earls passed fit for IrelandThe pair have shrugged off injuries.
Sep 18, 10:25
Finn Russell: 'We are ready to show the real Scotland at World Cup'Gregor Townsend's team open their campaign against Ireland on Sunday.
Sep 17, 13:07
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
Rob Kearney now a fitness doubt for IrelandThe full-back has a calf injury.
Sep 16, 17:09
Rob Kearney defends "undervalued" Rory Best captaincyBest is retiring after the World Cup and will make his final appearance on home soil against Wales on Saturday.
Sep 6, 13:40
Rob Kearney still has confidence in Ireland despite disappointing Six NationsThe reigning champions finished third.
Mar 17, 13:09
Kearney and Carbery in battle to prove fitness for Wales clashFull-back and fly-half yet to prove fitness for trip to Cardiff.
Mar 12, 15:34
Ireland have no problem with Sexton venting frustrations over patchy formRob Kearney has defended the fly-half over his fiery temperament.
Mar 5, 18:43
Joe Schmidt defends Ireland's 'very varied game'Schmidt's side received criticism after they were beaten by England in their Six Nations opener.
Feb 7, 15:44
Kearney returns as Ireland ring the changes for Scotland clashBut Henshaw misses out of Six Nations match at Murrayfield because of dead leg.
Feb 7, 14:30
Rob Kearney set to start at full-back for Ireland against ScotlandTwo-time Grand Slam winner Kearney is expected to slot back into Joe Schmidt's side.
Feb 6, 21:01
Ireland centre Henshaw may switch to full-back for England clashThe 25-year-old started his career in the role.
Jan 30, 11:11
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
Ireland's Tadhg Beirne to miss England and Scotland matches with knee injuryBeirne picked up a knee injury during Munster's 9-7 Champions Cup win over Exeter at the weekend.
Jan 21, 12:00
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
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 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
Jamie Heaslip, Rob Kearney doubtful for British and Irish Lions selectionJamie Heaslip and Rob Kearney undergo surgery on a back and knee injury respectively, potentially seeing them miss out on a call-up to the British and Irish Lions squad.
Mar 24, 17:24
Ireland winger Andrew Trimble ruled out of Six NationsIreland winger Andrew Trimble is ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations with a hand injury, being replaced in the squad by Ulster teammate Tommy Bowe.
Mar 5, 18:14
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
Ireland's Rob Kearney ruled out of Six Nations clash against ScotlandIreland confirm that Rob Kearney will not be fit for Saturday's Six Nations clash against Scotland.
Mar 14, 17:07
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
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
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
Jared Payne misses Ireland training with foot injuryJared Payne faces a race to be fit for Ireland's World Cup game against Italy after bruising his foot.
Sep 30, 18:21
Rob Kearney to undergo scanIreland full-back Rob Kearney will undergo a scan after picking up a gluteal strain during the win over Romania at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 28, 14:24