Irish Rugby is about to change forever

On 11th February 2007, Ireland take on France at Croke Park and photographers will be desperate to capture the moment! Some fans will fully support the move by th GAA to open up Croke Park to other sports, others will be severely unimpressed. When La Marseillaise rings out around Dublin’s Northside it will signal a… Read more »

Wallace wants a place!

Ulster and Ireland out half Paddy Wallace is relishing the opportunity of getting game time in his preferred position. Wallace will start in the number 10 shirt as Ulster travel to Glasgow on Saturday evening for a crucial Magners League clash. The Ballymena man gets the chance after David Humphreys suffered ligament damage to his… Read more »

O’Gara is staying!

Ireland fly-half Ronan O’Gara has signed a new four-year contract with Munster and the IRFU. The deal will keep Ireland’s record points scorer tied to the province until the end of the 2010-11 season. In November Ireland and Leinster skipper Brian O’Driscoll signed a similar agreement. “There is a special bond between the players and… Read more »

Ireland Opener vs the Aussies!

Ireland will open their IRB U19 World Cup campaign against champions and top seeds Australia at Ravenhill (5 April). The hosts then go on to play Scotland on 9 April,with South Africa four days later. Ravenhill will also host the third-fourth place play-off and the final. Ireland are seeded fifth in the tournament which runs… Read more »

Rugby World Cup 2007 draw

Pool A England South Africa Samoa USA Repechage 2 Pool B Australia Wales Fiji Canada Japan Pool C New Zealand Scotland Italy Romania Repechage 1 Pool D France Ireland Argentina Georgia Namibia FULL RUGBY WORLD CUP 2007 SCHEDULE 7 September: France v Argentina, Stade de France, St Denis, Pool D 8 September: England v USA,… Read more »