Paul O’Connell will lead Ireland out for the last time at the Aviva this weekend to face Wales, meanwhile The42 have selected what they believe is their 31 man squad – it looks pretty watertight in our opinion! IRELAND Team & Replacements (v Wales, 2015 GUINNESS Summer Series, Aviva Stadium, Saturday, August 29, kick-off 2.30pm):… Read more »
Rugby World Cup
An interesting article today on just this subject…
Ranked 2nd in the IRB rankings you’d be forgiven for thinking that Ireland were on top (almost) of the world, but Jonny Sexton thinks there’s more to be done.
Over the last fortnight, Facebook fans of the official Rugby World Cup have been voting on their favourite players to make up the 2011 Rugby World Cup Dream Team. Based on suggestions a shortlist of names for each position was posted daily and saw 160,000 votes being cast. The final 15 is below and would… Read more »
The Ireland team will use the fines accumulated during their Rugby World Cup campaign to make a $6000 donation to Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Fund as a mark of respect to those that lost their lives in the February 22nd earthquake. The funds will help rebuild club rugby thoughout Canterbury. Ireland captain, Brian O’Driscoll said the… Read more »