Category Archives: International Rugby

Best Kildare XV Of The Professional Rugby Era: The Kildare Nationalist – April 14 2020

BEST KILDARE XV OF THE PROFESSIONAL ERA SINCE rugby turned professional in 1995, the county of Kildare had been well represented by a host of players at both home and abroad. We have compiled a list of the best Lilywhites … Continue reading

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Andy Farrell On Postponed Ireland Men’s Game V France: Irishrugby.ie – March 10 2020

‘Our Destiny Is Still In Our Hands’ – Farrell By Daire Walsh Despite having just discovered that his team were going to be idle in the Guinness Six Nations for a second week running, Ireland head coach Andy Farrell remained upbeat throughout … Continue reading

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Six Nations Championship Build-Up To England Away Game: Josh van der Flier – Irishrugby.ie – February 22 2020

Van Der Flier: The Breakdown Battle Is Going To Be A Massive One By Daire Walsh Josh van der Flier says that Ireland will be ready for a physical battle with England in Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations encounter at Twickenham Stadium … Continue reading

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Six Nations Build-Up To England Away Game: Conor Murray – Irishrugby.ie – February 20 2020

‘Going Up Another Level Is Essential For England Away’ – Murray By Daire Walsh They may be one of only two unbeaten teams heading into the middle round of Six Nations, but Conor Murray knows that will count for little when Ireland … Continue reading

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Six Nations Build-Up To England Away Game: Andy Farrell – Irishrugby.ie – February 20 2020

Farrell: We’ve Tried To Put A Few Things Right By Daire Walsh Ireland head coach Andy Farrell acknowledged he was left with a relatively straightforward selection for Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations showdown with England at Twickenham Stadium (kick-off 3pm). The back row … Continue reading

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IRFU Volunteer Piece: David Bennett – Irishrugby.ie – February 7 2020

200 Not Out For Old Wesley’s Bennett By Daire Walsh Last Saturday’s game at the Aviva Stadium between Ireland and Scotland represented a major milestone in the life of David Bennett. Between his work as a volunteer steward and his ardent … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Scotland – Robbie Henshaw – Irishrugby.ie – February 3 2020

‘Everyone Is Looking Forward To Building On This Momentum’ – Henshaw By Daire Walsh Robbie Henshaw admitted Ireland will need to be ‘more clinical’ for next Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations encounter with Wales. That game kicks off at 2.15pm with the … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Scotland – Ronan Kelleher – Irishrugby.ie – February 3 2020

Kelleher: It Was Extra Special To Get My First Cap With Caelan By Daire Walsh It may only have been a fleeting debut appearance, but Leinster hooker Ronan Kelleher got a taste of what international rugby is all about at the Aviva … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Scotland – Andy Farrell & Jonathan Sexton – Irishrugby.ie – February 3 2020

Farrell And Sexton ‘Delighted’ As Ireland Dig Deep For Winning Start By Daire Walsh At the end of a tough Guinness Six Nations battle with Scotland at the Aviva Stadium, Andy Farrell cut a satisfied figure as he reflected on his first … Continue reading

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Six Nations Championship Build-Up To Scotland Home Game: Mike Catt – Irishrugby.ie – January 31 2020

‘We’re All Pretty Excited About The Way Andy Wants To Play’ – Catt By Daire Walsh Having experienced the Guinness Six Nations before as an England player and an Italy attack coach, Mike Catt is excited to be part of a new … Continue reading

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