Category Archives: International Rugby

Ireland Sevens Allianz Partnership Announcement: Billy Dardis – The42.ie – October 22 2021

Short Olympic lead-in led to Ireland 7s’ Tokyo drift, says Billy Dardis The men’s side had to settle for 10th spot in Japan. IRELAND MEN’s 7s captain Billy Dardis believes the ‘emotional and physical’ toll that qualification took on his … Continue reading

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World Cup Qualifier Round Three: Scotland V Ireland – The Irish Times (Print) – September 27 2021

‘Hugely heartbreaking’ defeat to Scotland ends Ireland’s World Cup dream Head coach Adam Griggs puts loss down to underperforming set-piece in Parma Daire Walsh Scotland 20 Ireland 18 A ‘hugely disappointed’ Adam Griggs said an underperforming set-piece and a lack of attacking … Continue reading

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World Cup Qualifier Round Three: Scotland V Ireland – The Irish Times (Online) – September 25 2021

Scotland end Ireland’s World Cup dream in Parma Ireland needed at least a draw to keep their hopes of reaching next year’s finals alive Daire Walsh Scotland 20 Ireland 18 A ‘hugely disappointed’ Adam Griggs said an underperforming set-piece and a lack … Continue reading

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World Cup Qualifier Build-Up To Scotland: Ciara Griffin – Irishrugby.ie – September 25 2021

Griffin Ready To Lead Ireland Into Scotland Test Ahead of their crunch final round encounter with Scotland in the Rugby World Cup 2021 Europe Qualifier at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in Parma this evening (Kick-off 5pm Irish time, live on RTÉ 2/RTÉ Player/World … Continue reading

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World Cup Qualifier Preview: Ireland V Scotland – The Irish Times – September 25 2021

Ireland unchanged for crucial Scotland clash Griggs sticks with same XV that recorded victory over Italy Ireland women’s head coach Adam Griggs said he is “rewarding the performance” after selecting an unchanged starting line-up for his side’s crunch World Cup qualification encounter against Scotland … Continue reading

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World Cup Qualifier Build-Up To Scotland: Eve Higgins – Irishrugby.ie – September 23 2021

Higgins Settling Into Her Role In Ireland’s Midfield It is set to be her maiden outing against Scotland – and the side’s first encounter with them in over 19 months – but Ireland centre Eve Higgins has some idea of what to … Continue reading

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World Cup Qualifier Build-Up To Scotland: Edel McMahon – Irishrugby.ie – September 22 2021

McMahon Relishing The Pressure Of The Green Jersey After Injury Comeback By Daire Walsh Ireland flanker Edel McMahon has insisted coping with pressure will not be an issue when they cross the white line against Scotland in the final round of the … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: World Cup Qualifier – Ireland V Italy – Adam Griggs – Irishrugby.ie – September 21 2021

Griggs: ‘Ireland Ready For The Next Step On This Journey’ As important as it was to come out on top against host nation Italy at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in Parma yesterday, Ireland Head Coach Adam Griggs is blissfully aware that there is … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: World Cup Qualifier – Ireland V Italy – Ciara Griffin – Irishrugby.ie – September 20 2021

Griffin And Ireland Switch Focus To Scotland Showdown Ireland Captain Ciara Griffin believes an improved defensive performance was the driving factor behind her side’s 15-7 victory against host nation Italy in Round 2 of the Rugby World Cup 2021 Europe Qualifier at Stadio Sergio … Continue reading

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World Cup Qualifier Round Two: Ireland V Italy – The Irish Examiner (Print) – September 20 2021

Beibhinn Parsons injects life into ‘composed’ Ireland’s World Cup dream The UCD student scored the opening try and then beat seven defenders in the build up to Ireland’s second DAIRE WALSH Ireland captain Ciara Griffin said a much-improved defensive showing … Continue reading

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