Niall Scannell rugby player
Niall Scannell rugby player

Niall Scannell

4th Apr 1992 1.85m/111kg Hooker

Henshaw returns for Ireland as Schmidt rings the changes

11 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

11 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

11 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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...

Concern over Joey Carbery while Jean Kleyn and Andrew Conway shine - Winners & Losers from Ireland's win over Italy

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland claimed a relatively comfortable win over Italy in their first Rugby World Cup warm-up match at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.   Despite going down 5-0 early on Ireland looked comfortable throughout...

Two Uncapped Players Named In Ireland's Squad To Face Italy

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are two uncapped players included in the Ireland match day squad for the opening game of the Guinness Series against Italy on Saturday.   Munster’s Jean Kleyn will make his Ireland debut...