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Two defeats on opening day for Ireland 7s

Ireland 7’s in the Olympics will have a hard time qualifying for the next round after defeats by South Africa and USA on day 1. Ireland play Kenya tomorrow but will need a win and a minor miracle to advance. Highlights of USA match here Ireland V South Africa highlights.   Source: Tokyo 2020: Two…

By Admin July 26, 2021 0

Ireland to play USA in Las Vegas this October

Ireland will play the USA Eagles at the 65,000 capacity Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday October 30th this year 2021. The fixture will be a prelude to Ireland’s regular November Series of Test matches at the Aviva Stadium, which are expected to be against New Zealand, Argentina and one other country.    …

By Admin July 21, 2021 0

Champions Cup Drawing

Leinster have been paired with Bath and Montpellier, while Munster will face matches against Wasps and Castres as the four Irish provinces’ 2021-22 Heineken Champions Cup pool stage opponents were confirmed. Ulster join Leinster in Pool A where Dan McFarland’s side will face Clermont Auvergne and Northampton Saints, while Connacht are in Pool B alongside…

By Admin July 21, 2021 0

Kelleher and Alun Wyn Jones

Ronan Kelleher will join-up with The British & Irish Lions touring party on Thursday 15 July. The Irish hooker, who trained with the Lions squad in Jersey prior to the start of the Castle Lager Lions Series, will travel together with Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys, Wales) to Cape Town. “I’m delighted to announce Ronan will…

By Admin July 15, 2021 0

Earls try V England

In Ireland’s win against England last weekend, Keith Earls scored a very well worked try off a lineout. There has been mention that this try was improvised, but in this pre-match interview with Ireland defence coach (and ex Ireland international) Simon Easterby, you can see the move being practised. From the Irish Times;

By Admin July 15, 2021 0