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Video: Did Joe Schmidt Castigate Rory Best At The Post Match Press Conference?

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Joe Schmidt did not appear too pleased with Rory Best’s post match comments. At times, post match press conferences can appear to be choreographed events, where players and coaches respond to questions with answers that appear to be pre-rehearsed. However in the aftermath of Ireland’s defeat to France, Rory Best appeared to unintentionally criticise the scrummaging performance of Tadhg Furlong. In …

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A Team Of Six Nations Rookies Hoping To Make An Impact In 2016

Every year the Six Nations rolls around, and every year it elicits excitement from the supporters of rugby’s most tribal competition. The fare may be stagnant from time to time, but more often than not, supporters reflect on the competition fondly once it’s drawn to a conclusion. Following the disappointing World Cup experienced by the northern hemisphere countries, change is …

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Ireland International Prop To Leave Leinster For Wasps

While there is not yet a full scale exodus from the Irish provinces, the IRFU must certainly be worried about the fact that some of its international stars are leaving the provinces for English and French clubs. It was announced last month that Ian Madigan is headed to Bordeaux at the end of the season. Today, Gerry Thornley of The Irish …

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The 5 Most Important Players In Irish Rugby Post World Cup

Joe Schmidt will have to re-evaluate his squad before the Six Nations. Although Ireland may have crashed out of the World Cup, Irish rugby has never been in such a strong position. Never before has Ireland had as much depth in their squad, or attracted as many supporters. Indeed, while Paul O’Connell may have retired and the likes of Rory …

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CONFIRMED: Ireland Squad Named For Rugby World Cup

The Ireland squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup has been confirmed by the IRFU, via their website, with Felix Jones and Marty Moore missing out. Isaac Boss also misses out, as Joe Schmidt has decided to select just two specialist nines. This means Ian Madigan will slot in as cover if the unthinkable were to happen to both Conor …

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Rugby: Can Ireland Win The World Cup?

Ireland dug deep to defeat Australia 26-23 on Saturday to complete three wins from three in their Autumn series, which meant it was Ireland’s first November clean sweep since 2006. As 2015 beckons, focus now turns to the World Cup. It may be taboo to even mention, but nonetheless, the question must be now posed – can Ireland capture the Webb …

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