'I really enjoy the tribalism in Ireland'

'I really enjoy the tribalism in Ireland'

Ruaidhri O'Connor – Published 24 March 2014 02:30 AMWhat he won't be shouting too loudly this week is that it's his Cork roots that give him his surname. He shouldn't...

Title encore must be Ireland's target

Title encore must be Ireland's target

Eamonn Sweeney – Published 23 March 2014 02:30 AMThis time round, the misery of recent seasons having engendered a more realistic attitude, there was a realisation...

New European Cup 'to boost regions'

Newport Gwent Dragons chief Gareth Davies believes the proposed new European Cup will boost teams in Wales and throughout Europe. The former Wales and British and Irish Lions fly-half, told Scrum...

England are reaping the benefits of clubs and country sharing the same coaching philosophy

It has been back to domestic action this weekend, and this should act as a sharp reminder of the work the clubs have done in helping Stuart Lancaster and his other coaches with the production and...

Provinces Nominate Additional Players For Knockout Stages

The 28-year-old will be in contention for a starting place when this season's number 1 seeds take on Saracens in the quarter-final at Ravenhilll on Saturday, 5 April. ...

England's Tom Youngs defends Stuart Lancaster's use of replaceme

England's Tom Youngs defends Stuart Lancaster's use of replacements

Even in Rome, victory does not always come decked with laurels. Long before England had been pipped to the RBS Six Nations title by Ireland last weekend, head coach Stuart Lancaster was already...

Umbrella initiative has sevens covered

Umbrella initiative has sevens covered

Tony Ward – Published 22 March 2014 02:30 AMUmbrella 7s is aimed at promoting Sevens rugby in Ireland (IRFU take note), while at the same time supporting the work...

Nyanga: France making progress

A 27-6 loss to Wales inflicted a significant dent on their hopes for the title however, with the match also seeing Nyanga pick up a groin injury that would rule him out for the rest of the tournament. The...

Exiles centre Sheridan ready to turn down Munster advances

Exiles centre Sheridan ready to turn down Munster advances

David Kelly – Published 22 March 2014 02:30 AMSheridan (24), who also revealed that he hasn't yet spoken to Ireland coach Joe Schmidt about his international ambitions,...

Newport Gwent Dragons v Connacht (Sun)

Welsh international Andrew Coombs will lead the Dragons in their Pro12 clash with Connacht at Rodney Parade on Sunday. Coombs started the Six Nations game in Ireland and came off the bench against...

Ireland vs England Women's Rugby World Cup match report: England find their ... - The Independent

Ireland vs England Women's Rugby World Cup match report: England find their ... - The Independent

England now face Canada in Sunday's final after they saw off the hosts France 18-16 in the other semi-final. Ireland took the lead through an early try from wing Alison Miller that full-back Niamh Briggs converted, but England established a firm grip ...

Ireland to face England in women's rugby World Cup semi-finals - Irish Independent

Ireland to face England in women's rugby World Cup semi-finals - Irish Independent

The Irish recorded a comfortable 40-5 win over Kazakhstan earlier today and England secured their place to face the Girls in Green this evening. France play Canada in the other semi. Buoyed by the brilliant win over the all-conquering New Zealand at ...

Coghlan: Ireland fully focused for England clash - RTE.ie

Coghlan: Ireland fully focused for England clash - RTE.ie

2 weeks agoby RTE.ieon Google News

Asked about a controversial article about women's rugby that appeared in an Irish Sunday newspaper, she simply dismisses it lightly as a missed opportunity, and says “it didn't annoy me too much.” It is clear her mind is focused on the task ahead for ...

England secure Pennyhill Park as Rugby World Cup 2015 training base - The Guardian

England secure Pennyhill Park as Rugby World Cup 2015 training base - The Guardian

3 days agoby The Guardianon Google News

With Ireland booking into St George's Park, the Football Association's purpose-built centre of excellence near Burton upon Trent, and New Zealand in Darlington, there will be some unlikely visitors walking down some unfamiliar high streets as the ...

Ireland stun New Zealand and England beat Spain at Women's Rugby World Cup - Daily Mail

Ireland stun New Zealand and England beat Spain at Women's Rugby World Cup - Daily Mail

3 weeks agoby Daily Mailon Google News

The result moved Ireland to the top of Pool B ahead of their final group match against Kazakhstan on Saturday. England made it two from two at the Women's Rugby World Cup in France, beating Spain 45-5 in the Pool A clash. Head coach Gary Street's side ...

Women's Rugby World Cup 2014: England rule out complacency ahead of ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Women's Rugby World Cup 2014: England rule out complacency ahead of ... - Telegraph.co.uk

“The Ireland result has really put women's rugby on the map because it is no longer about two or three nations beating everyone. The tournament really is about five, six or seven teams putting their hands up and making it really competitive.” Both ...

Irish women's rugby team 4/1 to win World Cup - 5pm Kick off against England - SportsNewsIRELAND

Irish women's rugby team 4/1 to win World Cup - 5pm Kick off against England - SportsNewsIRELAND

Its been a brilliant week for the Irish Women's rugby team and lets hope it continues against England on Wednesday in the semi-finals kick off 5pm Irish time . Having already beaten four time World champions, New Zealand, the Irish women are now priced ...

International rugby star charged in connection with Dublin nightclub assault - Irish Independent

The accused, a Samoan rugby player who plays for the Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership in England, appeared before Dublin District Court this evening charged with seriously assaulting a man outside a nightclub on April 10, 2011. Detective ...

Women's Rugby World Cup 2014: team-by-team guide - Telegraph.co.uk

Women's Rugby World Cup 2014: team-by-team guide - Telegraph.co.uk

Beat Wales 10-7 at Cross Keys last month, and defeated Ireland in WRWC 2010. They also pushed England close last month. They won the inaugural Women's World Cup in 1991 and finished runners-up in the following two. However, they have missed out ...

England's women won't let day jobs block their best shot at rugby union World ... - The Guardian

England's women won't let day jobs block their best shot at rugby union World ... - The Guardian

1 week agoby The Guardianon Google News

The slight issue for these incredibly committed women is that unlike England's men – who sent the women a good luck video before their semi-final match against Ireland – these elite athletes all still have to hold on to their day jobs in towns and ...

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Teams P W D L P+/- Pts
Ireland 5 4 0 1 132/49 8
England 5 4 0 1 138/65 8
Wales 5 3 0 2 122/79 6
France 5 3 0 2 101/100 6
Scotland 5 1 0 4 47/138 2
Italy 5 0 0 5 63/172 0

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