Tag: Wales

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 »

Bad luck for Jones

Ryan Jones certainly does not seem to have benefited from the luck usually ascribed to his Irish team mates. The back row player recently joined the British and Irish Lions on their tour of South Africa in Cape Town. He was called up to replace an injured Stephen Ferris. It turns out that this was… Read more »

Shanklin ruled out of Lions Tour

Tom Shanklin is said to have been absolutely delighted with his inclusion in the British and Irish Lions squad that is set to take on South Africa this year. But today his hopes were dashed due to a dislocated shoulder during a game between Cardiff and Newport. The Wales center has reportedly been ruled out… Read more »

Irish team get closer to their Welsh counterparts

The 2009 Six Nations tournament continues to provide unequivocal entertainment for rugby fans. For the first time in more than sixty years, it seems as if the Irish team might have the best chance at winning this. This is not only true of the senior team, as the under – 21 team is also making… Read more »

Ireland 12 – 16 Wales

Shane Williams skill showed on the day, as Wales powered to a deserved victory over Ireland in what had been billed as match of the tournament- but never managed to reach the boiling point of expectation.