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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# RWC 2015

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This out-half has a mystery kicking coach who he emails video clips to
Ireland will face this Italian in England in a few weeks.
These are the Rugby World Cup emojis you'll be able to use on Twitter from tonight
Now the tournament is really here!
'During the World Cup, things get fuzzy, the lines of logic get blurred'
Simon Hick reflects on how past tournaments were won and lost.
Peter O'Mahony: 'I'm just massively excited to get on the plane, get over there and get stuck in'
The Irish are hoping to return with some extra baggage this time: the Webb Ellis.
The shock results that shook the Rugby World Cup
We could do with a couple of these over the coming weeks.
5 times Ireland were given a World Cup scare by minnows
Come at us, Canada.
Can Meyer match the best? Question​s for South Africa heading into the World Cup?
Could the Springboks be the tournament bolters?
The 10 greatest games the World Cup has seen
Hopefulyl we’ll see a few modern classics over the coming weeks.
Our writers explain why Jonah Lomu Rugby is still the best rugby video game
Because everyone needs to play video games in work.
Black and gold? 5 questions for New Zealand heading into the World Cup
Will the game’s best side win a World Cup on foreign soil?
'It's an exciting time for Irish rugby' - Our new signing Peter Stringer looks forward to the RWC
The Ireland and Munster legend is our columnist for the tournament.
Gary Halpin's one finger salute and Bordeaux bedlam - Ireland's opening RWC games
We’ve usually started with a win.
Johnny and Joe - the partnership that could propel Ireland into uncharted territory
Joe Schmidt found a kindred spirit in the No 10 when he first pushed open the Leinster dressingroom door.
Why did Gatland play Leigh Halfpenny against Italy, asks Shane Williams
The goal-kicker picked up an injury over the weekend.
Having a flutter? Here's 10 interesting bets for the Rugby World Cup
All aboard the ship we like to call ‘Nehe Milner-Skudder For Top Tryscorer’.
'You’ve got to hold SOB back from doing damage to his own team-mates'
It’s all about the breakdown today at Twickers.
'Massive honour' for Old Wesley as one of their players makes Namibia's World Cup squad
JC Greyling could face the All Blacks at the Olympic Stadium.
There'll be an NFL agent scouting talent at the Rugby World Cup
Jack Bechta is on the lookout for the next Jarryd Hayne.
Three Irish forwards make Bakkies Botha's World Cup dream team
No other northern hemisphere players feature, however.
Jonah Lomu leaves unsuspecting punters in a Dublin pub baffled
John Smit better than Jonah Lomu? Controversial!
Anthony Watson scores brilliant brace as England beat France in first warm-up
It was a good start for Stuart Lancaster’s men.
Gatland: 'We gifted Ireland a lot of soft points. They didn’t play a huge amount of rugby'
Ireland were too hot for an experimental Welsh side to handle.
Wales v Ireland, Rugby World Cup warm-up
Could Ireland get their World Cup preparation off to a winning start? We had live updates of all of the action in Cardiff.
5 spoofy phrases that make the Ireland jersey sound like a high-tech spacecraft
It’s a jersey, lads. A jersey.
This is the new Ireland jersey for the Rugby World Cup
First impressions? We like it.
Inexperienced Emerging Ireland side labour to victory over Uruguay
Captain Rhys Ruddock lasted only 20 minutes before being replaced due to injury.
Wales have lost one of their key players for the Rugby World Cup
It’s a massive blow to Warren Gatland.
Here's the alleged headbutt that could see Dylan Hartley miss the Rugby World Cup
He just can’t stay out of trouble.
Bad news if your name is Maxime as France select World Cup training squad
Michalak and Trinh-Duc are in ahead of Camille Lopez.
Gordon D'Arcy: No guff, no nonsense man with plenty of solidity still to offer Ireland
When he broke on the scene he provided Ireland with a touch of magic, but he became even more important than that.
Conor O'Shea: 'I want to see Mike Brown right when he's in his 50s'
The fullback suffered his initial concussion on 14 February and is unlikely to feature for his club again this season.
Sexton alone not enough to restore Leinster to right side of 'the fine margins'
The eastern province are becoming accustomed to dogfights, but have the pedigree to be so much better.
More World Cup woe for Cruden as knee injury set to end All Black's season
The Chiefs playmaker ruptured knee ligaments in the win over Crusaders on Friday.
One of Irish rugby's best attacking prospects is out of the upcoming World Cup
Stuart Olding is facing nine months out after injuring his knee.
Ireland's biggest World Cup pool rival could be without a key back for the tournament
France’s Gael Fickou has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury.
One of England's biggest World Cup weapons won't play rugby again this season
Manu Tuilagi is expected to be fit for the autumn tournament but will be short of match practice.
Are Ireland more likely to win the Rugby World Cup in 2015 or host it in 2023?
We know where our money is going.
Morgan at the double as England beat Australia in World Cup dress rehearsal
The Wallabies have endured their worst European tour since 2005.
650,000 want England v Australia tickets as World Cup organisers report record demand
Anxious fans will find out on Saturday if they were lucky.
Anyone for the last of the Rugby World Cup tickets?
The deadline for the ballot is 6pm this evening.