Category Archives: International Rugby

AIG Promotion Event: Richie McCaw – The Irish Sun – April 20 2016

MCCAW: JOE HAS IT ALL By DAIRE WALSH NEW ZEALAND rugby legend Richie McCaw yesterday tipped Joe Schmidt as a potential coach of the All Blacks. Current boss Steve Hansen is expected to step down after next year’s Lions Tour … Continue reading

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Luke Fitzgerald On Injury Ruling Him Out Of Six Nations: The Irish Examiner – February 3 2016

Speaking on Newstalk’s Off The Ball last night, Fitzgerald revealed that he was frustrated by the timing of the injury rather than the extent of it. “I think I’ve been on a pretty good run injury-wise for a while now. … Continue reading

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Rugby World Cup Pull-Out: Keith Wood – The Irish Daily Mirror – September 17 2015

This Ireland squad is going to the tournament at just the right time LEGEND WOOD IS HAPPY IRISHMEN ARE LATE ARRIVALS BY DAIRE WALSH WITH just two days to go until they kick-start their Pool D campaign against Canada, the … Continue reading

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BenchWarmers Q & A: Stephen Ferris And Alan Quinlan – The Irish Examiner – September 12 2015

Ex-stars Stephen Ferris and Alan Quinlan fret on Ireland physicality By Daire Walsh Ahead of Ireland’s Rugby World Cup campaign, which will kick-off against Canada next Saturday, former international flankers Stephen Ferris and Alan Quinlan have raised concerns about the … Continue reading

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Aer Lingus Media Event: Johnny Sexton – The Irish Daily Mirror – August 20 2015

OUT-HALF ITCHING TO PLAY By DAIRE WALSH WITH Paddy Jackson and Ian Madigan receiving the nod at out-half for Ireland’s opening World Cup warm-up tests, Jonathan Sexton’s involvement has been restricted to the squad’s training camp. As you might expect, … Continue reading

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Aer Lingus Media Event: Johnny Sexton – The Irish Daily Mirror – August 20 2015

Irish rugby star Johnny Sexton on Leo Cullen: “Leinster landed a top boss” BY DAIRE WALSH Returning Leinster out-half Jonathan Sexton is delighted Leo Cullen has been made the new permanent head coach of the province. Returning Leinster out-half Jonathan Sexton … Continue reading

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LifeStyle Sports World Cup Jersey Launch: Mike Ross – The Irish Examiner – July 24 2015

Mike Ross welcomes Joe Schmidt’s contract extension By Daire Walsh   As he continues his preparation for the Rugby World Cup, Leinster and Ireland prop Mike Ross was delighted to hear that Joe Schmidt has extended his contract as international … Continue reading

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Adam Byrne Interview: The Kildare Nationalist – July 14 2015

RUGBY: ADAM BYRNE INTERVIEW Lisbon the next stop on route to Olympic qualification for Byrne By Daire Walsh WITH the 2016 Olympic Games just over a year away, Ireland’s quest to qualify for the rugby sevens competition in Rio De … Continue reading

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Irish Rugby Olympic Sevens Piece: Anthony Eddy – The Irish Examiner – July 14 2015

Olympic hopes at stake as Irish Sevens up for battle in Lisbon By Daire Walsh   The Irish men’s and women’s Sevens sides will be hoping to keep their Olympic dreams alive this weekend, when both squads travel to Lisbon … Continue reading

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Cian Healy On 2FM’s Tubridy: The Irish Examiner – July 9 2015

Recovering Cian Healy on target for World Cup By Daire Walsh   Ireland and Leinster prop Cian Healy is satisfied his recovery from neck surgery is on target and he will be fit for the Rugby World Cup. Healy has … Continue reading

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