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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Lansdowne Road

All time
# leaving lansdowne
In pictures: Paul O'Connell waves goodbye after last home Test
Thanks Paulie.
Ireland v Wales, summer international
We’re going minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt dims the lights at the last chance saloon.
Aug 29th 2015, 4:00 PM The stretcher is on for Keith Earls. He won’t play any more part in this game. Hopefully the head injury is not as serious as it looks at first glance from this distance.
Aug 29th 2015, 3:17 PM Sexton sees a penalty advantage and goes to the boot again. George North easily claims. Ireland won’t settle for three…. TRY! Ireland 10 Wales 10 (Iain Henderson)
# constant abuse
'If I could take back the times I used to slag John Hayes, I would' -- Paul O'Connell
Regrets, Paul O’Connell has a few as he heads in to his final international on home turf.
# the daddy
O'Connell's greatest days were the ones his son shared the taste of victory
The fresh memories are the sweetest for Ireland’s captain fantastic.
# lansdowne road agreement
Even more public servants are rejecting a pay deal
Unite have said no to the Lansdowne Road proposals.
# Public Servants
The Lansdowne Road deal: Who's getting what and who's not happy about it
It looks likely the agreement will be accepted though some workers are not at all satisfied with it.
# Looking Back
How the media reacted to the 1995 Lansdowne Riot
England play the Boys in Green on Irish soil for the first time in 20 years on Sunday.
# Looking Back
Where are they now? The English team that played Ireland on that infamous night
What became of the side that faced Jack Charlton’s men 20 years ago.
# Feature
'These guys were morons… They didn’t come to watch football'
Ger Canning tells The42 about his recollection of reporting at the infamous 1995 friendly between England and Ireland.
# caution
The FAI are 'on alert' ahead of the visit of England, says John Delaney
Roy Hodgson’s side will be at the Aviva a week on Sunday.
# Old Rivals
The FAI is being extra cautious about who it sells tickets to for Ireland v England
You will need to produce identification if you want to but tickets, which go on sale in the morning.
# fine margins
Lansdowne land second title with thrilling UBL final win over Clontarf
Scott Deasy played a central role in an absorbing final at the Aviva Stadium.
Leinster v Bath, Champions Cup quarter-final
Peter Stringer was back on Lansdowne Road hoping to force Leinster out of Europe.
Ireland's friendly with England has been given a particularly early kick-off time
The Aviva Stadium will host the game at 1pm on 7 June.
# dark days
Five days to forget in Ireland's Six Nations rivalry with England
A not-so-happy look back at some of the days when England outgunned Ireland in the Six Nations.
Out of 10: How we rated Ireland in a hard fought Six Nations victory over France
It was a rough night for everyone out there.
# 6 Nations
Battered and bruised, but Sexton guides Ireland to victory over France
The out-half put his concussion struggles behind him with five penalties against Les Bleus.
# Green and Gold
5 talking points after Ireland's rollercoaster ride against Australia
Including Paul O’Connell’s ability to age like fine wine.
# wallaby wallopers
Best is back with D'Arcy named inside centre for Ireland's clash with Australia
The veteran will partner Robbie Henshaw in Ireland’s midfield.
# On your marks!
How Ireland rated in the eventual rout of Georgia
It was tough viewing at times, but Joe Schmidt’s men eventually ran out convincing winners.
# Match Report
Ireland take their time putting Georgia to the sword
A frustrating first half was followed by Ireland scoring six second half tries.
Derry City v St Patrick's Athletic, FAI Cup final
Could the Saints end their 53-year wait or would it be the Candystripes to prevail once again?
Ireland v Oman, international friendly
The Boys in Greens were in involved their final warm-up game before the Euro 2016 qualifiers begin at Lansdowne Road tonight.
# belgian blueprint
FAI extend talent programme to include Ireland's most promising 10-year-olds
World Cup 2026 here we come.
# Champions League
St Pat's boss Liam Buckley raises prospect of Celtic match at Aviva Stadium
The Saints supremo is eager to outfox opposite number Henning Berg and see off Legia Warsaw first.
# Starting XI
11 of the best images from Liverpool's Dublin dander against Shamrock Rovers
Brendan Rodgers’ men did not have a title to show off but threw a footballing party regardless.
Ireland and England to play Dublin friendly in June 2015
The Boys in Green will take on Roy Hodgson’s team 20 years on from the Lansdowne Road riot.
# column
David Wallace: 'Angry Munster will play with a massive chip on their shoulder'
The former Munster and Ireland flanker feels several players will have points to prove to Ireland coach Joe Schmidt.
# column
Shane Byrne: 'Munster will be bloody hard to beat but I'm going with Leinster'
The former Leinster and Ireland hooker believes both coaches have shadow boxed in terms of selections.
# red rovers
FAI confirm Liverpool v Shamrock Rovers friendly for Aviva Stadium in May
Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge will be bringing their goalscoring double act to Dublin soon.
# interpro
Ross on Munster rivalry: 'You fight more in a family than you do with strangers'
The Leinster prop is expecting a fierce encounter at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
'I've loved my time playing in this jersey': Brian O'Driscoll bows out in style on Lansdowne Road
The legendary centre was holding back the tears when he was interviewed on RTE.
# column
O'Driscoll won't tolerate any 'Let's win it for Brian' talk in the dressing room
Former Leinster and Ireland hooker Shane Byrne believes the country’s leading try scorer is deserving of every accolade he gets.
# Captain's run
Snapshot: Brian O'Driscoll 'milks' the applause after leaving team waiting on squad photo
‘We were just cold, waiting on him to get out there’, joked Jamie Heaslip.
# home comfort
Greatest hits: 10 of Brian O'Driscoll's best international tries on home soil
The centre will have one last opportunity to add to this list when Italy visit tomorrow.
# paulie hug
Paul O'Connell admits he may hug Brian O'Driscoll a little tighter before final home game
The retiring centre may have to protect his ribs if an emotional Paulie loses the run of himself.
# Interview
Fergus McFadden: "I think I'm good enough to start for Ireland"
The Leinster back is hoping his value as a versatile replacement does not prevent him from starting against Italy.
# Women's Rugby
Beating Italy at Aviva can set up title decider with France - Alison Miller
The Irish winger believes her team are still well placed to defend their Six Nations title.
# Hands Up
Ireland loss the most disappointing of my Wales tenure, admits Gatland
The New Zealander had few complaints after his team were out-gunned at Lansdowne Road.
# Triple Threat
Schmidt targets England at Twickenham as Triple Crown looms large
The Ireland coach is delighted that his team finished off winning positions in their first two Six Nations games.