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# World Cup

This month
June 2024
India hammer Ireland by eight wickets in T20 World Cup
Last month
May 2024
Argentina World Cup-winning manager Cesar Luis Menotti dies aged 85
This year
Les Bleus' RWC hangover paints Farrell's Ireland in positive light
Brazil's Mario Zagallo, the first to win World Cup as both player and manager, dies aged 92
How different could Ireland's Six Nations squad be to the RWC?
Andy Farrell’s group is likely to be familiar as they defend their Grand Slam title.
Spanish footballer Jenni Hermoso testifies about Rubiales's World Cup kiss
Last year
‘I said to her: by any chance, do you have a European grandparent?’
Head breaks India hearts as Australia win sixth World Cup title
Saudi Arabia named as sole bidder to host 2034 World Cup
'We're not here for a holiday' - England look to World Cup test against South Africa
McCarthy's meteoric rise continues as O'Brien finally gets his chance
'We don't think that we've played our best rugby yet' - Farrell
Irresistible Ireland obliterate Scots to earn World Cup QF against All Blacks
FIFA confirms 2030 World Cup to be hosted in six countries, Saudi Arabia confirms bid for 2034
Namibia's 26-game wait for World Cup win goes on
Ireland's three-day World Cup holiday comes at perfect time
Wales crush Australia to reach World Cup quarter-finals
'The results and performances that we got were in spite of Vera being our coach'
Rhys McClenaghan wins silver medal at World Cup in Paris
Poll: What do you think the result will be as Ireland face Tonga?
Conan's CV highlights why Ireland have been holding out hope
Wales coach Gatland rings changes for Portugal
Rugby nations to decide on World Cup anthems after choir outcry
Proud, family-first Tonga have quietly been plotting to upset Ireland
'He’s been an awesome grandad' - Lowe's father flies in for the World Cup
Farrell expected to rotate for Tonga but Sexton wants to go again
Ireland should put Romania to the sword in scorching Bordeaux sun
'Now that we are world number one, we've a big target on our back'
Messi winner gets Argentina under way in World Cup qualifying
How far will Ireland go? Best pool game? The Rugby World Cup key questions
20 players to watch out for in the Rugby World Cup
VDF's presentation, POC's words, and openside traits drive Doris
McCarthy set to start in strong Ireland team against Romania
Moefana replaces Danty for France's Rugby World Cup opener
Plenty of police presence and big crowds but Ireland can't be 'sidetracked'
'It gives you a bit of confidence that I can play well at this level'
Spanish football federation fires controversial women's coach Vilda
Spanish football federation fires controversial women's coach Vilda
'I am not a racist' - France lock Bastien Chalureau denies racist remarks
The Leinster lock with Munster roots ready to make a dent for Ireland