Ireland and Leinster out half is nominated for 2018 World Rugby Player of the year. Click Here to see the nominees. Sexton, along with New Zealand’s Beauden Barrett and Rieko Ioane. South African pair Faf de Klerk and Malcolm Marx make up the list. Winner announced on November 25. Also, if things go well for…
With his eyes on bigger prizes, Joe Schmidt will field an experimental Ireland side to face Italy in Chicago on Saturday. Source: Italy game a chance for Schmidt to check out back-ups
Three of the four Irish provinces had wins over the weekend. Connacht being the only one to fall against a tough Ospreys side.
A 42-man Ireland squad, including three uncapped players, has been named for the sold-out GUINNESS Series Tests against Argentina, New Zealand and USA, and the Rugby Weekend match against Italy in Chicago. http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/42761.php#.W9IT49rYrnF