Tag: OConnell

Ireland Team Announced to Face Wales

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 »

RWC Dream Team – 3 Ireland Players!

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 »

Experience to steer Ireland home – Ireland v Italy

A win ? A draw ? A defeat with two bonus point? Nobody really cares which way Ireland do it, all of the above work as results on Sunday which would see Ireland go through to the knockout stages. The euphoria of that win over Australia is over, it’s time to knuckle down. We always knew… Read more »

Injuries to D’Arcy and O’Connell

Paul O’Connell and Gordon D’Arcy both suffered hamstring strains during the win over Australia and are a doubt for the game against Russia. D’Arcy limped off halfway through, whilst O’Connell managed to complete the match, they’ll be monitored carefully over the next few days ahead of the team announcement for the Russia game.  

Ireland Team to Play Italy…

It’s a bit of a shake up for an injury hit Ireland squad going into this years Six Nations.. The team features one new cap and nine changes to the team that beat Argentina in November. Fergus McFadden makes his first senior cap joining Keith Earls and Luke Fitzgerald in a new look back three…. Read more »