Ireland 'haven't been where we've wanted to be all year', admits Schmidt

Ireland 'haven't been where we've wanted to be all year', admits Schmidt

Ireland have struggled to hit the same heights in 2019 after their success last year, admitted outgoing head coach Joe Schmidt.     Joe Schmidt admitted Ireland had "been a little bit...

Watch: Two superb moments as an emotional Rory Best bids test rugby farewell

Watch: Two superb moments as an emotional Rory Best bids test rugby farewell

There were tears from Rory Best after New Zealand sent him into retirement on the back of a heavy Rugby World Cup quarter-final defeat.     An emotional Rory Best doffed his cap to New Zealand...

O'Driscoll's words prophetic as showpiece comes year too late for Ireland

O'Driscoll's words prophetic as showpiece comes year too late for Ireland

Ireland enjoyed one of their greatest years in 2018, but they looked a shadow of their former selves as they crashed out of the World Cup.     In an interview with Omnisport last April, the...

Cheika requests 'compassion' as he objects to question over his future

Cheika requests 'compassion' as he objects to question over his future

Michael Cheika is expected to stand down, but he did not appreciate the topic being raised so soon after the Wallabies' World Cup exit.       Michael Cheika urged a reporter to show...

"The good news for us is we can still improve" - Eddie Jones

England ultimately recorded a comfortable victory over Australia, but Eddie Jones knows his team have a lot more to give.     Eddie Jones insists England are still capable of improvement...

Canny Jones wins battle of 'good old mates' as England find the perfect blend against Australia

Canny Jones wins battle of 'good old mates' as England find the perfect blend against Australia

Eddie Jones won the battle of the coaches as England reached the Rugby World Cup semi-finals at the expense of Michael Cheika's Australia.         Thank goodness that's over,...