Niall Scannell rugby player
Niall Scannell rugby player

Niall Scannell

4th Apr 1992 1.85m/111kg Hooker

Champions Cup Team of Round Six

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool stages of the Champions Cup came to an end of the weekend with the eight teams now set to compete for the ultimate prize.   The #HeinekenChampionsCup QFLeinster v SaracensExeter v NorthamptonToulouse...

Andy Farrell’s names a 45 Ireland training squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group will host a 24hr mid-season stocktake at the IRFU’s High-Performance Centre in Dublin across the 22nd and 23rd December ahead of a busy period of interprovincial...

Henshaw returns for Ireland as Schmidt rings the changes

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Robbie Henshaw will make his first appearance of the Rugby World Cup after the centre was named in Joe Schmidt's Ireland side for the crucial Pool A clash with Samoa.   Henshaw has missed Ireland's...

Things we learned from Ireland's win over Russia

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sexton is crucial to Ireland The Ireland captain ran the show in the first half, as Ireland raced into a 21-0 lead at half time. The Leinster out-half put Russia under the cosh with some lovely kicks...

Ireland player ratings vs Russia

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Dave Kilcoyne - 7 Strong in the scrum, showing great technique to win an eafly penalty at the scrum. 2. Niall Scannell - 6 Successfuly completed 5/6 of his line-outs . 3. John Ryan - 6 Good support...

Sexton 'honoured' to captain much-changed Ireland

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton says he is honoured and proud to captain Ireland for the first time and is now determined to lead a much-changed side to a crucial win against Russia.   World Rugby Player of the Year...

Ireland Name Rugby World Cup Squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group have named the 31 man squad that will travel to Japan on the 11th September to compete at Rugby World Cup 2019.     The squad is captained by Rory Best who will...

Gatland: Wales v Ireland a shoot-out for World Cup places

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has urged his Wales players to prove their Rugby World Cup credentials against Ireland and highlighted a shoot-out for the fly-half position.       Wales have made 14...

O'Mahony leads a much-changed Ireland team against Wales

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has announced his team for Saturday’s clash with Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff with Peter O'Mahony taking over the captaincy.     There...

Ireland Release Three Players & Confirm The Extent Of Joey Carbery's Injury

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Schmidt has released a further three players from his squad as they continue to prepare for the Rugby World Cup in Japan while also providing another update on Joey Carbery.   The squad reassembled...