Category Archives: International Rugby

Shane Williams Q & A Piece: The Irish Examiner – February 20 2018

Williams: Ireland don’t have many faults but Gatland finds a way By Daire Walsh  With 58 tries from 87 test appearances for Wales, Shane Williams has an unquestionable reputation as one of rugby union’s most lethal finishers. As well as … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Italy – Jacob Stockdale – Irishrugby.ie – February 12 2018

Stockdale Still Learning As He Continues Stellar Scoring Form With six tries from six Test appearances so far, Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale has enjoyed an explosive introduction to life as an Ireland international player. In addition to scoring tries in … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Italy – Bundee Aki – Irishrugby.ie – February 12 2018

Aki Praises ’16th Man’ As Ireland Make It Two Wins Out Of Two Try scorer Bundee Aki paid tribute to the home fans that flocked to the Aviva Stadium on Saturday afternoon for Ireland’s comprehensive 56-19 bonus point victory over … Continue reading

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NatWest Six Nations Championship: Ireland V France – Irishrugby.ie – February 3 2018

Sexton’s Drop Of Magic Seals Dramatic Paris Win For Ireland Jonathan Sexton’s sensational last-gasp drop goal, at the end of 41 exhaustive phases, delivered a dramatic 15-13 win for Ireland over a new-look France side in the Parisian rain. Jonathan … Continue reading

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Adam Byrne Interview After Ireland Debut: The Kildare Nationalist – November 28 2017

Byrne revels in special occasion By Daire Walsh IRELAND’S final game in the Guinness Series last Saturday against Argentina was a particularly special one for Kill’s Adam Byrne, who made his senior international debut in a 28-19 victory for the … Continue reading

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Ireland V Argentina Post-Match Piece: Adam Byrne – Irishrugby.ie – November 27 2017

‘It Was Really Special’ – Adam Byrne Reflects On His First Cap Leinster winger Adam Byrne capped off a very special week at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday when he made his senior Ireland debut against Argentina in the final … Continue reading

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Ireland V Argentina Post-Match Piece: James Ryan – Irishrugby.ie – November 27 2017

James Ryan Enjoys His First Start In Ireland’s Engine Room After making his first senior international start at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, James Ryan acknowledged that Ireland were made to work hard for their 28-19 GUINNESS Series victory over … Continue reading

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Richie McCaw On Ronan O’Gara: The Irish Examiner – November 23 2017

All Blacks legend McCaw excited at arrival of ROG Daire Walsh All Blacks legend Richie McCaw is excited about Ronan O’Gara’s impending move to the Crusaders, after it was announced yesterday that the Corkman will take on the role of … Continue reading

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Joey Carbery Injury Piece: The Kildare Nationalist – November 21 2017

RUGBY Carbery facing a spell on the sidelines after fracturing his left wrist By Daire Walsh THERE were mixed emotions for Athy’s Joey Carbery at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday evening, as his impressive performance against Fiji in the Guinness … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction Piece: Ireland V Fiji – Chris Farrell – Irishrugby.ie – November 20 2017

Farrell Hungry For More After First Cap Against Fiji Fresh from making his Ireland debut in Saturday’s GUINNESS Series Test against Fiji, Munster centre Chris Farrell is already eager to build on his maiden performance in green. Following a three-year … Continue reading

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