Category Archives: International Rugby

Joe Schmidt On Joey Carbery Post-Italy World Cup Warm-Up Game: The Kildare Nationalist – August 13 2019

RUGBY Schmidt confident Carbery will be fit for World Cup By Daire Walsh IN the wake of his side’s Guinness Summer Series triumph against Italy at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt moved to allay fears … Continue reading

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Post-Italy World Cup Warm-Up Game: Joe Schmidt – Irishrugby.ie – August 11 2019

Schmidt: It Was A Good Starting Point For Jean By Daire Walsh Joe Schmidt was pleased with the impact made by debutant Jean Kleyn as Ireland began their Rugby World Cup warm-up games with a 29-10 victory over Italy at the Aviva Stadium … Continue reading

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Post-Italy World Cup Warm-Up Game: Andrew Porter – Irishrugby.ie – August 11 2019

Porter: The Competition Is Great, No One Is Really Safe By Daire Walsh Heading into his second Rugby World Cup as Ireland head coach, Joe Schmidt is hoping that several players in the final squad of 31 for the tournament can offer … Continue reading

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Pre-Italy World Cup Warm-Up Game: Andrew Conway – Irishrugby.ie – August 9 2019

Conway Backs Debutants Kleyn And Haley To Deliver By Daire Walsh Ireland winger Andrew Conway has heaped praise on his Munster team-mates, Jean Kleyn and Mike Haley, ahead of their respective international debuts against Italy at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 2pm). Kleyn has … Continue reading

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Pre-Italy World Cup Warm-Up Game: Andy Farrell & Rhys Ruddock – Irishrugby.ie – August 9 2019

Ruddock: We’re Looking To Lay Down A Marker For The Whole Group By Daire Walsh Defence coach Andy Farrell says the Ireland squad are focused on building cohesion and momentum when they kick off the GUINNESS Summer Series against Italy at the … Continue reading

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Pre-Italy World Cup Warm-Up Game: Jordi Murphy – Irishrugby.ie – August 9 2019

Murphy Has Brought Ulster Positives Into Ireland Camp By Daire Walsh As he aims to represent Ireland for the second time at a Rugby World Cup, Jordi Murphy admits that the past twelve months have seen him become more ’emotionally mature’ as … Continue reading

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Build-Up Piece To Italy World Cup Warm-Up Game: Chris Farrell – Irishrugby.ie – August 7 2019

‘We’re Excited About Getting Back On The Pitch’ – Farrell By Daire Walsh When you consider how much his career has blossomed in the past couple of years, it is understandable that Munster centre Chris Farrell is excited by the prospect of … Continue reading

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Build-Up Piece To Italy World Cup Warm-Up Game: Greg Feek – Irishrugby.ie – August 7 2019

Feek: There’s Some Really Good Competition For Places By Daire Walsh As the countdown continues to the Rugby World Cup in Japan, Ireland scrum coach Greg Feek believes the competition for places within the squad is more intense that it was for … Continue reading

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Build-Up Piece For Italy World Cup Warm-Up Game: Luke McGrath – Irishrugby.ie – August 7 2019

McGrath: These Games Are Opportunities For Us All By Daire Walsh Following an injury-enforced spell away from the Ireland set-up, Leinster scrum half Luke McGrath is hoping this Saturday’s Test against Italy at the Aviva Stadium can boost his chances of making Joe … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Six Nations Championship – Ireland V France – Jack Conan – Irishrugby.ie – March 11 2019

Conan Pleased With Team Performance As Ireland Take ‘A Major Step Forward’ By Daire Walsh After a frustrating couple of weeks, reliable Leinster back rower Jack Conan was thrilled to get an extended run in Ireland’s 26-14 bonus point triumph over France … Continue reading

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