Rugby


Sexton ready for ‘biggest game of our lives'

Ireland out-half Jonathan Sexton believes that this Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand is the biggest and most exciting game the squad have ever faced (LIVE on eir sport 1 from 10....

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Hansen ramps up mind games

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen says he may lay false traps for Ireland to fall into in Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final clash in Tokyo....

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Easterby: ‘Aki can still be an influence’

Forwards coach Simon Easterby believes that Bundee Aki can still play a key role for Ireland ahead of their World Cup quarter-final clash against New Zealand on Saturday (LIVE on eir sport 1 from 10.3...

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Owens to take charge of Ireland quarter-final

Welsh referee Nigel Owens will take charge of Ireland’s World Cup quarter-final clash with New Zealand in Tokyo on Saturday (LIVE on eir sport 1 from 10.30am)....

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New content - update to the eir sport pack

Virgin Media and eir have agreed a deal to carry their key sports channels on each other’s TV platforms in a deal which will significantly benefit Irsh sports fans....

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Japan 2019: The Front Row (5)

And then there were eight! It’s quarter-final time in Japan with eight of the world’s best teams primed for battle this weekend. Ireland take on New Zealand in what is sure to be a titanic battle in T...

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Schmidt: ‘We can’t be distracted’

Head coach Joe Schmidt says Ireland need to focus on getting the right result against Samoa and not be distracted by what is going on elsewhere....

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Townsend calls for Scots game to go ahead

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has urged World Rugby to do everything in their power to ensure that their crucial Pool A game with hosts Japan goes ahead on Sunday....

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Weather hits RWC games

World Rugby have cancelled Saturday's games between England and France and New Zealand v Italy as Typhoon Hagibis threatens to make landfall on the southern Japanese coast....

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Schmidt names strong team for Samoa clash

Head coach Joe Schmidt has named a near-full strength team for Ireland’s crucial Pool A clash with Samoa on Saturday morning....

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