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Ireland Come From Behind To Secure First Grand Slam Since 2007

Ireland U20 Grand Slam

Wales U20 17 Ireland U20 26 Ireland secured a first U20 Six Nations Grand Slam since 2007 as they came out on top of a see-saw battle with Wales in Colwyn Bay. Wales dominated the opening minutes of the game through a series of lineout mauls deep in Ireland’s 22 and although Noel McNamara’s side repelled many of these attacks, …

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Schmidt: Tadhg Beirne To Face Biggest Challenge On Saturday

Tadhg Beirne Ireland Joe Schmidt Wales

Tadhg Beirne is set for his Six Nations debut on Saturday after Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt named the Munster lock in his starting XV for the clash with Wales in Cardiff.  This will be Beirne’s fifth cap for his country and his first appearance in the Six Nations as a knee sprain to Iain Henderson opened the door for …

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Warren Gatland Names Wales Team For Grand Slam Clash With Ireland

Wales Team Ireland Six Nations

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has named his side for their Grand Slam clash with Ireland at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on Saturday.  Wales will be bidding for their first Grand Slam since 2012 and their first championship victory since 2013. It will also be Gatland’s last Six Nations match in charge of Wales so there is no shortage of motivation …

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Six Nations Match Day, As Told By Reggie Corrigan

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Brought to you by Vodafone, the official sponsor of the Irish rugby team   The build-up to a game in the Six Nations is one filled with excitement, atmosphere and nerves – something former Ireland international prop Reggie Corrigan is more than familiar with. Here, he gives Pundit Arena his fascinating insight into what happens in those crucial hours leading …

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Chris Henry Details Battle With Stroke And Return To Rugby

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Former Ulster and Ireland international, Chris Henry, sat down for an exclusive chat with Pundit Arena recently where he recalled the daunting experience of suffering a stroke prior to a test match with South Africa. Astonishingly, Henry battled back from the harrowing experience and returned to professional rugby in time to make the final cut for Joe Schmidt’s squad at …

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“Wales In Cardiff Is Always A Complicated Fixture For Us” – Joe Schmidt

Joe Schmidt Wales Cardiff

Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium Ireland will be keen to quickly move on from their bonus-point victory over France as they must immediately prepare for next weekend’s trip to Wales which is made all that more difficult considering Ireland’s six-day turnaround.  Ireland’s week, will, in Joe Schmidt’s’s words, be “truncated” and that will pose it’s own challenges as …

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Ireland Likely To Be Without Henshaw While Van Der Flier A Doubt For Wales Battle

Ireland Injury France Six Nations

Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium Ireland have kept alive their hopes of retaining the Six Nations championship after they recorded a 26-14 bonus-point victory over France at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday.  The performance was much improved from Ireland, especially in the first half, where they registered 77% possession and 89% territory. However, final preparations didn’t get off …

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Ireland Ease To Victory Over Disappointing France In Dublin

Ireland France Six Nations

Ireland 26 – 14 France Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium Ireland secured a bonus-point victory over France this afternoon at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium and the result ensures that Joe Schmidt’s side will be involved in the conversation around who will claim the championship next Saturday. A lot of pressure was on this Ireland side going into this game …

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Ireland Are Six Nations Champions After Superb Win Over France

Ireland U20 France U20 Six Nations

Ireland U20s 31 – 29 France U20s  Ireland are just 80 minutes away from securing a historic Grand Slam as they produced a brave performance to beat a much-fancied French side 31-29 at Irish Independent Park in Cork. Tonight’s win has already secured the championship for Ireland and a Grand Slam will come with it if they can beat Wales …

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Ireland Name Team For France Six Nations Battle

Ireland Team France Six Nations

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has named his team to take on France in the penultimate round of the 2019 Guinness Six Nations at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday.  Schmidt has made a number of changes to the side which secured a bonus point victory over Italy two weeks ago. In the front row, there are two changes as Cian Healy …

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