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# Opponents

This year
# opposition analysis
'Very technical' China first up for Ireland as World Cup year opens in Marbella
A closer look at what Vera Pauw’s side can expect in international friendly action on Wednesday.
Last year
# Opponents
Shamrock Rovers avoid biggest names in Europa Conference League group draw
The Irish champions have been paired with Gent, Molde, and Djurgardens.
# Draw
Shelbourne learn Women's Champions League qualifier opponents
Noel King’s side will face Slovenian title winners Pomurje Beltinci in their group semi-final.
# Opponents
Stephen Kenny's Ireland to face Belgium in March friendly international
Roberto Martinez’ side are currently ranked at the top of the Fifa world rankings.
All time
# up against it
'George is looking good' - England out-half Ford fit to face Ireland after Achilles injury
Eddie Jones names his team tomorrow morning.
# Kiwis or Boks
'The All Blacks know we can come and play and that we can beat them'
Ireland must now wait to learn if they will face the Kiwis or the Springboks next weekend.
# Collision Course
Deep interest for Ireland as All Blacks and Boks get set for titanic contest
‘If we play to the best of our ability then it doesn’t matter who we play,’ warned Steve Hansen.
# fyi
5 years into their existence, the rise and rise of Dundalk's Champions League opponents
Vinny Perth’s men face Riga FC tomorrow.
# fyi
Here's all you need to know about Ireland's World Cup play-off opponents
There’s a lot more to Denmark than world-class Tottenham star Christian Eriksen.
# relatives
Hawaii judge extends list of family relationships allowed for entry under Muslim travel ban
“Common sense, for instance, dictates that close family members be defined to include grandparents,” he wrote.
# Opponents
Watch the in-depth Setanta Sports interview with Peter Stringer and Ian Madigan
Joe Molloy spoke to the Ireland internationals ahead of this weekend’s Champions Cup quarter-final between Leinster and Bath.
# Opponents
5 things to know about Serbia's team before Wednesday's match against Ireland
It’s been all square in the last two meetings between Serbia and the boys in green.
# France
Anti-gay marriage protesters rally in Paris
The rally was organised by conservative Catholic group Civitas and was marred by allegations of aggression towards women’s movement activists by some participants.
# Euro 2012
Behind Enemy Lines: What the Croatians are saying
We speak to Zagreb-based football writer Aleksandar Holiga about how our opponents see this evening’s Group C clash going.