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IRFU Post €1.2 Million Profit After Historic Season For Irish Rugby

The IRFU have today announced that they have recorded a €1.2 million profit for the 2017/2018 season.  Last season was a historic one for Irish rugby. The men’s national team went unbeaten throughout the November Internationals and the Six Nations which resulted in a Grand Slam, while they also recorded a series win against the Wallabies in Australia. At provincial …

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Samoa All But Certain To Join Ireland’s Group At 2019 World Cup

Ed Fidow bagged a hat-trick of tries as Samoa moved a step closer to qualifying for the 2019 World Cup when they thrashed Germany 66-15 in Apia on Saturday, snapping a two-year losing streak.  It was the first match in a two-leg play-off to find the final qualifier to complete Pool A, which already includes Ireland, Russia, Scotland and hosts …

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Dates And Kick-Off Times For Ireland’s November Clashes Confirmed

The dates and times for Ireland’s November internationals have been confirmed today by the IRFU.  Ireland will take on Argentina, New Zealand and the USA as part of the 2018 Guinness Series. Guinness Series 2018 Fixtures IRELAND vs Argentina Saturday 10th November 2018 KO 6.30pm IRELAND vs New Zealand Saturday 17th November 2018 KO 7.00pm IRELAND vs USA Saturday 24th November …

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Nucifora Doesn’t Rule Out Jackson And Olding Ireland Return

IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora has not ruled out Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding returning to Ireland in the future.  The former Ulster Rugby duo had their contracts revoked in April due to the content of text messages exchanged in a WhatsApp group became public during the high-profile trial where both men were cleared on charges of raping a woman …

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Here Are The Ireland Player Ratings Which You Voted For

Earlier we asked you to give us your thoughts on who were Ireland’s best performers during their 21-26 victory over the Wallabies at AAMI Park in Melbourne.  It was a much-improved performance from Joe Schmidt’s men and there were some standout displays from the likes of Peter O’Mahony and Tadhg Furlong which were reflected in your votes. Pundit Arena Audience’s …

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Ireland Edge Out Wallabies To Set Up Sydney Series Showdown

Ireland recorded a 21-26 victory over the Wallabies at AAMI Park in Melbourne to set up a mouth-watering series decider in Sydney next weekend.  Ireland dominated possession and territory while their opponent’s indiscipline led to a nerve-wrecking win for Joe Schmidt’s side. Tadhg Furlong’s second-half try proved crucial as Ireland deservedly put some breathing space between themselves and their opponents midway …

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Here Is The Combined Wallabies-Ireland XV Which You Selected

Earlier today we asked you to vote on who you would like to see in a combined Wallabies-Ireland XV ahead of tomorrow’s second Test.  We’d like to thank everyone who voted and it definitely produced some rather interesting selections which we didn’t expect. Pundit Arena Audience’s Combined Wallabies-Ireland XV 15. Israel Folau (96%) Rob Kearney (4%) 14. Dane Haylett-Petty (73%) …

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