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Robbie Henshaw Remains A Major Injury Doubt For Ireland

Robbie Henshaw is set to miss Ireland’s clash with Romania. Connacht centre Robbie Henshaw, is a major doubt for Ireland’s second World Cup fixture against Romania this weekend. Henshaw suffered a hamstring injury last week that forced him to miss Ireland’s first game against Canada. The 22 year old centre was expected to be fit for the Romania game on Sunday, …

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Video: Rob Kearney Makes Three Tackles In Nine Seconds

Rob Kearney is rated as one of the best full-backs in World Rugby, and this clip from Ireland’s victory over Canada shows just how much work the Leinster man puts in on the field of play. One tackle was not enough when chasing forward against the Canadians, nor two, but three. In the heat of the match, it is not the most …

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Video: Paul O’Connell Is An Irish Legend

Paul O’Connell is a born leader, who demands the best out of all teammates. However, the Ireland captain clearly lets players decide what they can do in their spare time. Speaking at the Irish welcome for the Rugby World Cup, the Limerick native joked that for the free day on Thursday, the Irish forwards and backs might have different plans. …

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Listen To This Hilarious Clip Of The World Cup’s Craziest Fan

Despite watching Ireland easily overcome Canada, this fan was far from happy with the Irish performance. Although Ireland saw off Canada with a comfortable 50-7 victory yesterday, one fan was not best pleased with the Irish team’s performance. The fan constantly questioned the referee and passed judgement on the Irish players. Unwittingly however she found herself sitting behind the commentary position of …

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5 Quick Conclusions From Ireland V Canada

Ireland had an easy 50-7 win over Canada. Although Ireland were expected to easily overcome Canada in their opening World Cup match, after suffering two defeats against Wales and England, it was the performance rather than the result that was of interest for Joe Schmidt. In this regard Ireland lived up to expectations in the first half varying their game, …

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Is The Aviva Premiership The Best League In The World?

Premiership Rugby’s Chief Executive, Mark McCafferty, has claimed that the Aviva Premiership is the best league in the World. While being questioned by The Telegraph as to the current negotiations between the RFU and Premiership Rugby over the future release of England Internationals, Mark McCafferty stated that he believed the Aviva Premiership to be the ‘best club league in the world’. …

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Worrying Injury News For Ireland Ahead Of The World Cup

Joe Schmidt is set to monitor the fitness of a number of players ahead of Ireland’s World Cup opener against Canada. With Joe Schmidt set to unveil the Irish team that will begin their World Cup campaign against Canada later today, The Irish Times have reported that the coach faces a number of fitness concerns. Key amongst them is Robbie Henshaw. Gavin …

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Ireland Praised As Having The Best Rugby Fans in the World

Ireland’s Pool D games against Italy, at the Olympic Stadium in London, and France, at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, were always likely to be full houses, considering the proximity of the World Cup, and the amount of expats living in England. But reports suggest that Ireland’s clash with Romania is likely to fill the 90,000 seats of Wembley. Remarkable …

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