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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Match Report

Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
# Glory Days
Ireland finish over the top of England to claim glorious Grand Slam
There were nervy moments but Andy Farrell’s side had too much for 14-man England.
# Glory Days
Ireland finish over the top of England to claim glorious Grand Slam
There were nervy moments but Andy Farrell’s side had too much for 14-man England.
# Match Report
Ireland beat Scotland in Six Nations game to bring Grand Slam bid back to Dublin
Andy Farrell’s men were deeply impressive in the second half against Scotland despite huge adversity.
# adversity
Injury-hit Ireland beat Scotland to bring Grand Slam bid back to Dublin
Andy Farrell’s men were deeply impressive in the second half against Scotland despite huge adversity.
Last month
February 2023
# Match Report
Waterford play more than an hour with 14 men, but still prevail against Laois
Padraig Fitzgerald marked his league debut with seven first-half points for the Déise.
# Number One
Sublime Ireland notch bonus-point win after Six Nations epic against France
Andy Farrell’s men scored four tries in another brilliant performance.
# Job Done
Farrell's Ireland get Six Nations tilt rolling with bonus-point win in Cardiff
The visitors played some stunning rugby in the first half but had a wobble after the break.
This year
# another boost
Ulster swat understrength Stormers aside for first back-to-back wins since November
First tries in Ulster jerseys for Ben Moxham and Jeff Toomaga-Allen led Dan McFarland’s side to victory.
# top table
Munster come up just short after going toe-to-toe with Toulouse
Graham Rowntree’s side scored a stunning second-half try through Tadhg Beirne.
# last gasp
Heartbreak for Ulster as O'Gara's La Rochelle win with the clock in the red
Dan McFarland’s side nearly, nearly pulled off a big win against the reigning champions.
Last year
# Allez les Bleus
Leinster show European credentials with ruthless hammering of Racing
Leo Cullen’s men scored six tries in a comprehensive performance on the road in France.
# nerves of steel
Byrne's late penalty sees Ireland scrape past Wallabies in Dublin
The Leinster out-half held his nerve to decide a poor Test match at the Aviva Stadium.
# onto the next one
Timoney double helps Farrell's Ireland to scrappy win over 14-man Fiji
There was plenty of frustration for Ireland even as they scored five tries in a 35-17 win.
# PartyInThePáirc
Magnificent Munster make history at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork
Graham Rowntree’s men overcame an experienced South Africa A side with a superb performance.
# full-time report
Seven-try Ireland end U20 Summer Series on a high with victory over Scotland
Richie Murphy’s side ran out 41-24 winners in Treviso.
# Second best
France sweep to bonus-point win on a tough night for the Ireland U20s
Riche Murphy’s men struggled to compete with a superb French team.
# Silverware
Ireland claim Triple Crown by beating Scots as all eyes now turn towards Paris
Andy Farrell’s men must rely on England doing them a favour if they are to win the Six Nations title.
# Law
Ireland rack up 57 points after red card forces Italy down to 13 players
A little-known law meant the visitors had to remove another player after Hame Faiva’s sending-off.
# Les Bleus
Farrell's Ireland go down fighting as France's Grand Slam bid stays on track
A late decision not to kick into the corner was curious but Ireland showed grit at Stade de France.
# Sharpshooter
Galway's Cooney scores 0-11 to fire GMIT into Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final
This afternoon’s quarter-final with TUS Midwest was played at Carnmore.
# Dominant
Hansen stars as impressive Ireland power to bonus-point win over Wales
Andrew Conway scored twice as Ireland dominated the Welsh in Dublin.
All time
# Stand up and fight
Munster's young guns thrill in wild and wonderful bonus-point win over Wasps
The southern province overcame their major disruptions to beat the 14-man hosts in Coventry.
# clean sweep
Farrell's Ireland finish autumn in style with battering of Argentina
Wins over Japan, New Zealand, and the Pumas send Ireland towards the 2022 Six Nations with belief.
# brutal battle
Brilliant second half from Boks takes Lions series into deciding third Test
Rassie Erasmus’ men were dominant after the break to secure a deserved win.
# Up and Running
Irishmen to the fore as Lions win but captain Alun Wyn Jones' tour is over
Jack Conan, Tadhg Beirne, and Bundee Aki were among the standout performers.
# Up and Running
Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy
Will Connors scored a brace for Ireland as Craig Casey and Ryan Baird made their Test debuts.
# Man Down
Ireland battle in Cardiff defeat but fail to overcome early O'Mahony red card
Andy Farrell’s men racked up a big error count in the second half as they came up short.
# Still On Top
Champions Galway hold off gutsy Tipp effort to join Kilkenny in repeat of last year's All-Ireland final
Cathal Murray’s side were pushed all the way for their win.
# Cats Day
0-7 for Gaule as Kilkenny edge out Cork to reach fifth All-Ireland final in-a-row
Only two points separated the old rivals in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
# Hammering
Leavy makes strong Leinster return as two-try hooker Sheehan impresses
Leo Cullen’s men hammered a poor Zebre side at the RDS, scoring nine tries in total.
# main man
Brilliant Bundee Aki leads Connacht to thrilling win over Glasgow in Galway
The Ireland centre scored two tries as Connacht delivered some stunning rugby in the second half.
# Upset
Superb Saracens power to shock victory in Dublin to end Leinster's European quest
Johnny Sexton and co. were second best against Mark McCall’s outstanding Sarries.
# European dream
Caldwell the goal-scoring hero as unbeaten Ireland move closer to history with nervy Euro qualifier win
The Girls In Green were 1-0 winners over group rivals Greece at Tallaght Stadium.
# bad
Ireland left reeling at Twickenham as outstanding England batter Farrell's men
Eddie Jones’ side delivered their best performance since the World Cup semi-final against the All Blacks last year.
# in charge
Farrell's Ireland excite Dublin crowd with impressive bonus-point win over Wales
The Irish attack looked fluid, while they improved up front on a good day for the new head coach.
# edgy
Farrell's Ireland off to winning start with shaky victory over wasteful Scotland
Captain Johnny Sexton scored all of Ireland’s points as Ireland edged a frenetic contest.
# Dangerous dave
Kearney double helps Leinster sweep aside Lyon
Leo Cullen’s side scored six tries as they moved one step closer to securing top seed for the quarter-finals.
# Disappointment
Heartbreak for Connacht, as they fall just short of repeating 2013 Toulouse shock
Andy Friend’s men were full of bravery against a home side who started with 13 full internationals.
# Dominant
Eddie Jones' sensational England dethrone the All Blacks in Japan
The back-to-back winners lost their first World Cup game since 2007.
# shocked
Giant killers! Japan rock the World Cup with stunning win over Schmidt's Ireland
Jamie Joseph’s Brave Blossoms were sublime in overturning a 12-3 deficit to win.