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Record win keeps Schmidt's men from top spot

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England produced a stylish display to secure a record-breaking 57-15 home win over Ireland in their latest Rugby World Cup warm-up match, denying the visitors a place as world number one.     For...

Ireland 'nowhere near where we need to be' - Best

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is not far away but Ireland's performance against England showed they are not ready, according to Rory Best.     Rory Best admitted Ireland are "nowhere near" where...

Battered Ireland leave Twickenham nursing World Cup injury headaches | Robert Kitson

16 hours ago by The Guardian

Ireland suffered a crushing defeat to England at Twickenham but a bigger concern could be fitness doubts to key playersNo world No 1 ranking for Ireland this week, unless the measurement is injury concerns....

Joe Cokanasiga ready to showcase his power game again for England | Gerard Meagher

1 day ago by The Guardian

The Bath wing was frustrated against Wales last week but is learning his trade at Test level and will be out to cause Ireland problems at TwickenhamSpeak to most members of the England squad about their...

Topping world rankings is not important, says England’s Ben Youngs

1 day ago by The Guardian

• ‘You don’t need the rankings to tell us where we are as a team’• Manu Tuilagi ‘looking great’ going into Ireland warm-upThe England scrum-half Ben Youngs has dismissed the significance...

RANKINGS PERMUTATIONS: If Ireland win this weekend, Wales' time at the top will be over

2 days ago by Rugby Dump

While Wales are now the number one ranked team in world rugby, in a few days time that could all change again as Ireland now have the opportunity to also make history, as they themselves could leapfrog...

World Ranking Permutations: Ireland have opportunity to make history

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the second time in the space of a week, there could be a new name at the top of the World Rugby Men's Rankings once they are officially updated on Monday.     Ireland have a golden opportunity...

Friday Morning Round Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Australia Name Rugby World Cup Squad   Only one uncapped player is in the squad with boom rookie Jordan Petaia included in the 31-man group. The 19-year old missed most of the 2019...

Ford-Farrell Axis Returns for Ireland Test

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his squad to play Ireland as part of the Quilter Internationals on Saturday at Twickenham Stadium.    A different selection strategy for the weekend...

Ireland Name Team For Twickenham Test

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland team to play England at Twickenham on Saturday has been named with Rory Best returning to captain the side which includes several players making their season start.   Hooker Best is...