Ireland have expressed concerns with the state of the Hakatanomori Stadium pitch ahead of Saturday’s decisive Pool A World Cup clash with Samoa.
Bundee Aki has been backed to set Ireland’s emotional tempo against Samoa this weekend.
Joe Schmidt has admitted the uncertainty around Typhoon Hagibis has created a “distraction” for Ireland’s crucial World Cup clash with Samoa.
The British Government’s position on Brexit and Northern Ireland is causing “great difficulty” in reaching a deal, Irish premier Leo Varadkar has said.
Ireland’s defeat by Japan has thrust Joe Schmidt’s men into knockout rugby a week early at the World Cup, admits Iain Henderson.
James Ryan’s rare mix of humility and talent marks him out as a future Ireland great, according to Simon Easterby.
A Donegal businessman has called for the Irish government to give clarity on how the Brexit funding will help border firms.
Ireland’s budget was dominated by preparations for Brexit.
A pensioner has claimed that the Government’s changes to the medical card threshold have not gone far enough and has disputed the number of people who are set to benefit.
The challenges faced by single parents will not be remedied by an extra 15 euro per week, it has been claimed.
The priority for Ireland’s budget must be sailing the nation through the “Brexit storm”, the opposition finance spokesman has said.
Ireland will not be pressurised into accepting Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, the country’s deputy premier has said.
Simon Easterby believes Ireland’s latent fury from their shock loss to Japan could turn their pack of forwards into a “different animal” against Samoa.
Joey Carbery has declared himself finally fully fit and ready to repay Ireland’s faith for taking him to the World Cup when carrying an ankle injury.
World Rugby is monitoring a typhoon that could hit Japan on Saturday and stop Ireland’s World Cup campaign in its tracks.
Bundee Aki insists he will treat facing his fatherland Samoa exactly the same way he took on New Zealand in November.
Johnny Sexton’s ability to predict what happens next on the pitch has ensured the World Player of the Year is peerless, according to teammate Chris Farrell.
Joe Schmidt has not deserted his taskmaster ways even if he has appeared relaxed at the World Cup, insists Jacob Stockdale.
Brexit talks with Brussels could continue over the weekend as Boris Johnson continues efforts to sell his plans to the European Union.
Rory Best has conceded Ireland’s confidence has been dented by the shock loss to Japan – but insisted Joe Schmidt’s men are still “very assured” of how to hit back to World Cup success.
Boris Johnson faces another showdown with the courts as his opponents look to force a Brexit extension following Europe’s critical response to the UK’s proposals for a deal.
The Irish Government would accept unification as way to avoid a hard border, but its preferred solution is the backstop, the Taoiseach has said.
Boris Johnson’s proposals for a new Brexit deal have been rejected by the Irish government and left European Union leaders “unconvinced”.
The Irish premier has insisted a Brexit deal cannot hand the DUP a veto over the wishes of the majority in Northern Ireland.
Joe Schmidt has insisted Johnny Sexton will be “fine” to face Samoa despite the fly-half icing his troublesome thigh after being withdrawn in the 35-0 win over Russia.
Boris Johnson’s proposals for a Brexit deal have been rejected by the Irish government.
Boris Johnson has told MPs he has made a “genuine attempt to bridge the chasm” with the EU by making compromises to strike a fresh Brexit deal.
The Irish minister for European affairs has said there is no pressure on the Irish government to accept the UK’s Brexit plans.
New guitarist Bundee Aki has vowed that the greatest pressures will help Ireland strike the right World Cup chords.
Ireland play Russia on Thursday desperate to reignite their World Cup campaign.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is setting out his Brexit plan, which he describes as a “fair and reasonable compromise” that all sides can agree on.
Johnny Sexton must “stay positive” with referee Jerome Garces when captaining Ireland for the first time in Thursday’s World Cup clash with Russia, according to Andy Farrell.