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Best performance of 2019 will send Ireland to Japan in good spirits
Joe Schmidt’s men were much more convincing in their 19-10 win over Wales on Saturday.
'Hurt' of World Cup absence and success at Arsenal driving Ireland's youngest-ever captain
Katie McCabe is thoroughly enjoying the fact that women’s football is riding the crest of a wave at the minute.
Captain Kolisi proud to restore respect for Springboks in Rassie's first year
The former Munster boss has led a resurgence in South African rugby that could lead them to a World Cup clash with Ireland.
'My best week of the year': Lowry jumps back to 70th in the world
The 31-year-old recorded a season’s best finish at the Andalucía Valderrama Masters.
'It was nice to see what it takes to win a Grand Slam': Munster set to benefit from Arnold's Ireland experience
The young centre was a regular in Joe Schmidt’s camp through the Six Nations.
'There were fans crying on the pitch and crying in your arms, it means so much to them'
A rejuvenated Enda Stevens is making waves on England’s south coast.
'It's very enjoyable playing rugby here at the minute': Furlong reveling in Leinster revival
The mood around the province has changed over the last number of weeks.