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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 13°C

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How many Irish players would make it into an Ireland/Wales composite team?
Both sides have excellent starting XVs, which makes it hard to narrow down.
No concern over Sexton's hamstring but Ian Keatley travels with Ireland
Joe Schmidt also explained why Ian Madigan was not released back to Leinster last weekend.
100 not out: O'Connell 'incredibly motivated' to play on for Ireland
Joe Schmidt says he hasn’t discussed any retirement plans with the legendary second row.
How different would Saturday's game in Cardiff be if this dazzling out-half was involved?
He isn’t in Warren Gatland’s plans but James Hook is still capable of producing cheeky bits of brilliance.
The 11 best images as Ireland are put through their final paces before heading to Wales
Now, go beat Wales.
'Teams at Test level tend to be pretty complete' -- Schmidt ready for whatever Wales throw at him
“They have some very clear and obvious strengths,” says Schmidt. And he doesn’t expect Gatland to change tack.
Heaslip starts as Schmidt names settled Ireland team for trip to Wales
There’s just a single change to the Irish team searching for a fourth Six Nations win in Cardiff.
Analysis: Sexton's decision making must be sharp against aggressive Wales
We’ve taken a look at what Ireland can expect from the Welsh defence.
'It's difficult when you concede 20 or 30 kgs to an opponent': Would Shane Williams make it in modern rugby?
Wales’ record try-scorer came late to the sport, but set it alight.
Shane Williams looks back on fearful days against 'best tactical defender' Tommy Bowe
One of Warren Gatland’s finest hours in charge of Wales involved the switch of the prolific try-scorer away from Bowe.
Two changes for England as they aim to keep Six Nations heat on Schmidt's Ireland
Stuart Lancaster has brought Mike Brown and Courtney Lawes into his team to face Scotland on Saturday.
Heaslip to return but Schmidt keeping faith for Six Nations clash with Wales
The Ireland head coach looks likely to avoid changes as he aims to maintain winning momentum.
Snapshot: Paul O'Connell lined out for Ireland 'A' opposite the greatest bench of all time
You’d be tempted to throw them on well before the 60 minute mark.
He's about to win his 100th Ireland cap but Paulie's first one was pretty damn memorable
Ireland’s iconic second row gave an all-action performance on his debut at Lansdowne Road.
This advice from an Ireland international could really help you bulk up after the gym
While he recovers from injury, Andrew Trimble has some helpful advice for rugby players.
He used to be a 10 and refused to make sandwiches -- Paul O'Connell's genesis story is absolutely brilliant
Here’s the story of how a swimmer became a superhero.
Paul O'Connell getting better as the years go on, he scares me -- Sean Cronin
The hooker says there has been extra bite between packs this week as players try to match the captain’s standards.
Familiarity with Gatland not necessarily an advantage for Ireland - Best
The Ulster hooker says ‘have an idea of what Wales are going to come with,’ but it’s not always easy to stop.
Henshaw not done tapping D'Arcy for tips while taking every chance to build Payne partnership
Ireland’s new centre partnership will sample the delights of the Millennium Stadium for the first time this weekend.
Photos of the Irish team making a fan's day will make up for all the money you lost on the horses
Jennifer Malone was very happy to run into her heroes at Carton House.
Sexton reaching for 100% kicking capability as Ireland report full deck to take on Wales
All injury concerns around Carton House are alleviating.
Warren Gatland has named the team he hopes will ruin Ireland's Grand Slam chances
There is no room for Alex Cuthbert in the Welsh matchday 23.
Unsung hero Gordon D'Arcy the man who made Ireland's backline tick
Joe Schmidt foreshadowed the end of an era for centres of D’Arcy’s stature, but the 35-year-old will hopefully receive a fitting send-off.
Ireland prefer to leave Millennium Stadium roof open, but will bide time before decision
Unless there’s a deluge, it’ll likely be open on Saturday.
The Gatland seasons: How Ireland fared during the four years when Warren was king
The Wales coach led Ireland between 1998-2001.
A tweet from the World Rugby CEO has sent Wales into a bit of a panic
What do you make of Brett Gosper’s tweet?
'He's been written off a few times' - D'Arcy left on the outside by Ireland
The 35-year-old has been omitted from Joe Schmidt’s 36-man squad for the final rounds of the Six Nations.
Sexton on track to recover for Wales while Heaslip back in full training
Ireland are ‘very happy’ with the out-half’s progress after a hamstring injury.
Schmidt adds three players to Ireland squad as Gordon D'Arcy dropped
Michael Bent, Tadhg Furlong and Dan Tuohy have been called to Carton House this week.
'I wanted to go out there and smash people' - The things you learn from a chat with Kevin Maggs
The former Ireland centre talked to The42 about crash balls, Warren Gatland and Mathieu Bastareaud.
Conor Murray outlines 5 core elements of his gym routine
The 93 kg scrum-half played every minute of the wins over England and France. Here’s a taster of what it takes to get in that condition.
Wing Simon Zebo provides the unknown amidst Ireland's intelligent planning
The Cork man says he won’t sacrifice the game plan just to get his hands on the ball.
Munster man O'Donnell welcomes Ireland's back row competition
The 27-year-old Cahir man has delivered strong performances against Italy and England.
Ireland's open training session marred by unnecessary use of a selfie stick
Irish rugby fans got plenty of snaps with their heroes at Ravenhill today.
(It's business) It's business time as Steve Walsh pulls out as referee of Wales-Ireland game
Wayne Barnes will be the man in the middle next weekend.
Sam Warburton is hoping this hi-tech icer can help him be fit to face Ireland
What ever happened to a bag of peas?
Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against England?
We’ve detailed every single action by Irish players at the rucks and breakdown last weekend.
Ireland players are not just robots following Schmidt's orders -- Conor Murray
“Joe does not stop you from backing yourself,” says the star scrum-half.
Here's Conor Murray's view on the 'pressure-off' kick that put Sunday's game beyond England
Ireland’s play-making number nine is almost completely satisfied with a job well done against England and is ready to get back to work tomorrow.
Analysis: How did Ireland dominate England in the Six Nations?
Exiting, discipline, the halfbacks, and a solid set-piece were building blocks for an impressive win.