The Irish Rugby Football Union have announced that ticket prices have been reduced for the RBS 6 Nations for 2011 and for the first time family packages have been introduced. The prices have been set following a comprehensive review of IRFU ticket prices and ticket distribution systems undertaken by leading sports consultants, Deloitte Sport UK…. Read more »
Nine tries and a bonus point for a much changed Ireland side leave Ireland feeling positive for Italy now all bar one of the squad have had decent game time. Particularly as there we no step off the gas with the new look side.
Mild mannered Declan Kidney is about to lose his cool after former Australian start Tim Horan claimed Ireland feigned in jury in their 15-6 win over Australia. Horan has claimed he was told about the tactic by Alan Gaffney, but Kidney denies the allegations describing them as: “incredulous and slightly scandalous” Horan criticised Bryce Lawrence… Read more »
Leo Cullen starts his World Cup in style captaining a much changed Ireland side against Rotorua on Sunday. Cullen will be one of 8 Leinster players in the side with a few more World Cup debutants in Sean Cronin and Fergus McFadden getting a start. Munster’s Donnacha Ryan also starts his first game. Several senior… Read more »
Ireland will be likely to attempt to persuade Ronan O’Gara to delay his international retirement after he hinted at it during a recent World Cup interview, saying he would be: “done with Ireland in a few weeks” Paul McNaughton, the Ireland team manager has said that Ireland’s leading points scorer will be encouraged to stay… Read more »