Ireland will take on the reigning World champions New Zealand twice in November 2016, it was confirmed today. First up is an historic clash in Soldier Field, Chicago, and the sides meet again a few weeks later in the GUINNESS Series at the Aviva Stadium.
Join us for live text commentary of Ireland's final Rugby World Cup warm-up game against England at Twickenham today (kick-off 2.30pm), as the Six Nations rivals clash ahead of the much-anticipated tournament.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt talks about the team selection for the final warm-up game against England which, he says, is 'a massive challenge' for his side ahead of the start of the Rugby World Cup.
The Ireland squad held a final training session at Carton House before departing for London where they will take on Rugby World Cup hosts England on Saturday. Check out our gallery of the latest training pics.
Ireland lost at home for the first time since November 2013 as Wales deservedly prevailed in a gripping GUINNESS Summer Series encounter, with full-back Leigh Halfpenny nailing two closing penalties for the visitors.
Irish Rugby TV brings you a behind-the-scenes look at the Ireland v Wales GUINNESS Summer Series game at the Aviva Stadium. Paul O'Connell, who was playing his last ever home international, took to the pitch with his son Paddy after the 16-10 defeat.
Join us for live text commentary of Ireland's GUINNESS Summer Series encounter with Wales at the Aviva Stadium today (kick-off 2.30pm), as legendary lock Paul O'Connell takes his final bow at the home of Irish Rugby.
Just days before head coach Joe Schmidt formally announces Ireland's Rugby World Cup squad, the Six Nations champions welcome Wales to the Aviva Stadium for what is sure to be a keenly-contested Test match.
The Ireland squad wrapped up their training week with the Captain's Run session at the Aviva Stadium today. Check out the latest pics from training ahead of Saturday's GUINNESS Summer Series clash with Wales.
Ireland captain Paul O'Connell is set for an emotional send-off as he plays his final home game at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow, but he remains fully focused on his own performance and that of the team in advance of the Rugby World Cup.