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Women's Rugby World Cup officially postponed to 2022
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Women's Rugby World Cup officially postponed to 2022

Mar 9th 2021, 3:27 PM 1,606 Views 3 Comments

The decision was made because of the uncertainties surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.

Ireland draw champion Springboks and Scotland in 2023 World Cup pool
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# CONFIRMED

Ireland draw champion Springboks and Scotland in 2023 World Cup pool

Dec 14th 2020, 12:15 PM 35,344 Views 35 Comments

If they can get out of the pool, Ireland are set to face France or New Zealand in the quarter-finals.

Australia set for 2027 Rugby World Cup bid boost thanks to dual-awarding system
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Australia set for 2027 Rugby World Cup bid boost thanks to dual-awarding system

Aug 13th 2020, 5:49 PM 11,786 Views 6 Comments

The United States are in the running to host the 2031 event and Australia hope that will help them secure the prior tournament.

Joey Carbery returns to Munster with ankle injury after World Cup
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# Rehab

Joey Carbery returns to Munster with ankle injury after World Cup

Oct 30th 2019, 5:41 AM 23,238 Views 98 Comments

The 23-year-old is now a doubt for the opening rounds of the Heineken Champions Cup.

Gatland aims for World Cup glory after Wales play 'get-out-of-jail card'
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# Emporer

Gatland aims for World Cup glory after Wales play 'get-out-of-jail card'

Oct 22nd 2019, 2:48 AM 6,791 Views 4 Comments

This World Cup is Gatland’s final campaign before heading home to New Zealand for a new job with the Chiefs.

Over one million people tune in for Ireland's Rugby World Cup quarter-final with the All Blacks
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Over one million people tune in for Ireland's Rugby World Cup quarter-final with the All Blacks

Oct 21st 2019, 6:43 PM 18,129 Views 28 Comments

An average audience of 766,300 viewed the match on RTÉ2.

A pack of problems: Are Ireland's forwards failing to match the intensity of the backs?
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

A pack of problems: Are Ireland's forwards failing to match the intensity of the backs?

Oct 4th 2019, 6:31 PM 19,276 Views 10 Comments

Today’s podcast suggests that the back are actually performing pretty well in Japan but are being let down by the pack.

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Get bonus Rugby Weekly podcasts and join our exclusive World Cup WhatsApp group

Oct 1st 2019, 8:45 PM 10,924 Views 0 Comments

Don’t miss out.

'It certainly wasn't anything I'd prepared for' - Niall Scannell on playing flanker on World Cup bow
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# Best Foot Forward

'It certainly wasn't anything I'd prepared for' - Niall Scannell on playing flanker on World Cup bow

Oct 1st 2019, 7:48 PM 6,809 Views 3 Comments

The Munster man is determined to make the most of his opportunity on the big stage this week.

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Sep 27th 2019, 9:30 AM 15,991 Views 11 Comments

Don’t miss out.

Eddie Jones ready for '15 Donald Trumps' when England face USA
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# Looking Ahead

Eddie Jones ready for '15 Donald Trumps' when England face USA

Sep 23rd 2019, 3:58 PM 8,782 Views 8 Comments

The English side have just a four-day turnaround from their opening 35-3 win over Tonga.

'Those critics are always going to come' - Stander hails captain Best
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# Oh Captain My Captain

'Those critics are always going to come' - Stander hails captain Best

Sep 22nd 2019, 10:04 PM 11,243 Views 38 Comments

The Ireland hooker inspired his side to victory against Scotland.

'I get a pretty good feeling from the camp and it gives me a little bit of confidence'
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# NERVES

'I get a pretty good feeling from the camp and it gives me a little bit of confidence'

Sep 21st 2019, 2:43 AM 6,147 Views 7 Comments

Joe Schmidt is on the eve of his final tournament in charge of Ireland.

'We're all well aware' - Conan insists Ireland camp fully understand betting rules
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# Well Briefed

'We're all well aware' - Conan insists Ireland camp fully understand betting rules

Sep 19th 2019, 12:48 PM 9,434 Views 10 Comments

Wales assistant head coach Rob Howley was sent home from the World Cup for alleged betting offences.

Familiarity breeds contempt for old rivals Ireland and Scotland
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# Celtic Cousins

Familiarity breeds contempt for old rivals Ireland and Scotland

Sep 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,238 Views 15 Comments

‘They straight up just don’t get along’.

In pics: Smiles all round as Irish squad departs for Rugby World Cup
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# Say Cheese

In pics: Smiles all round as Irish squad departs for Rugby World Cup

Sep 11th 2019, 5:32 PM 17,271 Views 15 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side left for Japan today.

Win tickets to Ireland's pre-Rugby World Cup farewell game against Wales
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# Turning Japanese

Win tickets to Ireland's pre-Rugby World Cup farewell game against Wales

Aug 30th 2019, 3:45 PM 6,189 Views 1 Comment

Join us for a special preview of the tournament with some of the sport’s big personalities.

Ireland's pool opponents and World Cup hosts Japan win Pacific Nations Cup
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# Upping The Ante

Ireland's pool opponents and World Cup hosts Japan win Pacific Nations Cup

Aug 10th 2019, 12:23 PM 5,886 Views 5 Comments

The side are in Rugby World Cup Pool A alongside Joe Schmidt’s side for the upcoming tournament.

Scotland, Ireland's first World Cup opponents, name 42-man training squad
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# Options

Scotland, Ireland's first World Cup opponents, name 42-man training squad

May 7th 2019, 11:24 AM 4,703 Views 7 Comments

Gregor Townsend has omitted Richie Gray but he could still come into the mix.

Schmidt says there's 'absolutely' still scope for a World Cup bolter to emerge
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# New Faces

Schmidt says there's 'absolutely' still scope for a World Cup bolter to emerge

Aug 20th 2018, 6:30 AM 20,972 Views 50 Comments

Connacht lock Gavin Thornbury was one of the new faces involved in Ireland camp last week.

Spain request for World Cup qualifier against Belgium to be replayed
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# Statement

Spain request for World Cup qualifier against Belgium to be replayed

Mar 20th 2018, 7:24 PM 18,845 Views 36 Comments

A video package including 19 instances of alleged bias by the Romanian official has also been submitted to World Rugby.

Former All Blacks coach to take charge of USA team ahead of 2019 Rugby World Cup
# New Man In
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# New Man In

Former All Blacks coach to take charge of USA team ahead of 2019 Rugby World Cup

Jan 5th 2016, 8:20 AM 8,136 Views 0 Comments

John Mitchell has been hired as the new head coach.

From Savea to Gilroy: These are our favourite tries of 2015
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# Under The Posts

From Savea to Gilroy: These are our favourite tries of 2015

Dec 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 6,005 Views 3 Comments

That was quite a year for world rugby.

Cheika sees World Cup defeat as the beginning of Wallabies' journey
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# Second Best

Cheika sees World Cup defeat as the beginning of Wallabies' journey

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:10 AM 3,201 Views 0 Comments

The former Leinster boss says his team can close the gap on the All Blacks by playing them frequently.

The winners and losers from a memorable Rugby World Cup
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The winners and losers from a memorable Rugby World Cup

Oct 30th 2015, 7:47 AM 11,406 Views 25 Comments

There’s a lot to look back on ahead of this weekend’s decider.

Spread of outrage over Richie McCaw ignores the facts of the matter
# No Elbow
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# No Elbow

Spread of outrage over Richie McCaw ignores the facts of the matter

Oct 25th 2015, 10:18 AM 27,187 Views 19 Comments

The New Zealand captain has unfairly been the target of headlines since last night’s World Cup semi-final.

15 reasons Irish fans were the real winners at the Rugby World Cup
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# Feels Of Athenry

15 reasons Irish fans were the real winners at the Rugby World Cup

Oct 19th 2015, 9:30 AM 9,900 Views 10 Comments

We may be out, but our fans were epic.

13 tweets that perfectly sum up how 'not able' Ireland is for today
# Let Us Pray
# Let Us Pray

13 tweets that perfectly sum up how 'not able' Ireland is for today

Oct 18th 2015, 10:36 AM 10,247 Views 3 Comments

Up with the birds.

These Irish rugby fans had an epic time on the streets of Cardiff last night
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# Rwc 15

These Irish rugby fans had an epic time on the streets of Cardiff last night

Oct 12th 2015, 8:14 AM 12,158 Views 4 Comments

“Olé Olé Olé.”

10 of the best pubs in Dublin to watch Ireland in the Rugby World Cup
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# RWC

10 of the best pubs in Dublin to watch Ireland in the Rugby World Cup

Sep 19th 2015, 1:14 PM 12,309 Views 2 Comments

GO TEAM.

This is the north: how will the European sides fare at the Rugby World Cup?
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# Northsiders

This is the north: how will the European sides fare at the Rugby World Cup?

Sep 17th 2015, 9:47 PM 9,322 Views 10 Comments

Ireland are the only Home Nations side to have never progressed beyond the World Cup quarter-finals.

This out-half has a mystery kicking coach who he emails video clips to
# Computer Says No
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# Computer Says No

This out-half has a mystery kicking coach who he emails video clips to

Sep 17th 2015, 8:21 AM 6,498 Views 1 Comment

Ireland will face this Italian in England in a few weeks.

5 perfectly reasonable excuses to skive off work during the World Cup
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# This Is My Truth...

5 perfectly reasonable excuses to skive off work during the World Cup

Sep 16th 2015, 9:30 PM 7,055 Views 9 Comments

Because that Tonga v Namibia match ain’t going to watch itself.

Peter O'Mahony: 'I'm just massively excited to get on the plane, get over there and get stuck in'
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# Go Time

Peter O'Mahony: 'I'm just massively excited to get on the plane, get over there and get stuck in'

Sep 15th 2015, 8:12 PM 5,664 Views 15 Comments

The Irish are hoping to return with some extra baggage this time: the Webb Ellis.

A definitive ranking of the best Rugby World Cups
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# History Boys

A definitive ranking of the best Rugby World Cups

Sep 14th 2015, 8:30 AM 15,294 Views 11 Comments

Join us on a trip down memory lane.

Johnny and Joe - the partnership that could propel Ireland into uncharted territory
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# Two Heads

Johnny and Joe - the partnership that could propel Ireland into uncharted territory

Sep 8th 2015, 7:00 AM 7,949 Views 6 Comments

Joe Schmidt found a kindred spirit in the No 10 when he first pushed open the Leinster dressingroom door.

Disaster for Wales as Halfpenny and Webb suffer injuries in Italy win
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# RWC Doubts

Disaster for Wales as Halfpenny and Webb suffer injuries in Italy win

Sep 5th 2015, 7:34 PM 18,702 Views 22 Comments

Both players picked up what looked like serious injuries.

Iain Henderson steamrolled four Welsh defenders to draw Ireland level
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# Machine

Iain Henderson steamrolled four Welsh defenders to draw Ireland level

Aug 29th 2015, 3:40 PM 8,771 Views 2 Comments

The Ulster man isn’t doing his chances of a World Cup starting berth any harm at all.

'Have we hit our best? I don’t think we have' - Ireland's Sexton looks for more
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# Growth Mindset

'Have we hit our best? I don’t think we have' - Ireland's Sexton looks for more

Aug 20th 2015, 6:00 AM 10,780 Views 7 Comments

The out-half wants his team to continue the attacking verve they showed in the Six Nations win over Scotland.

Teams who breach RWC concussion protocols 'unlikely' to be disqualified
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# Concussion

Teams who breach RWC concussion protocols 'unlikely' to be disqualified

Aug 19th 2015, 7:01 PM 4,688 Views 4 Comments

But World Rugby have sanctions they’ll use on teams who rush players back, he says.

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