24/09/2002. There were no changes for next Saturday's Rugby World Cup qualifier against Georgia when Brian O'Brien announced the side today at Greystones RFC.
There were no changes for next Saturday's Rugby World Cup qualifier against Georgia when Brian O'Brien announced the side today at Greystones RFC.
Captain Keith Wood and out-half Ronan O'Gara took no part in training this morning, Wood because of a slight back problem and O'Gara with an injury to his knee, but neither was considered in any doubt for Saturday's game. Ireland. Girvan Dempsey; John Kelly, Brian O'Driscoll, Kevin Maggs, Denis Hickie; Ronan O'Gara, Peter Stringer; Reggie Corrigan, Keith Wood (Capt.), John Hayes; Gary Longwell, Malcolm O'Kelly, Simon Easterby, Keith Gleeson, Anthony Foley.Replacements: Shane Byrne, Paul Wallace, Leo Cullen, Alan Quinlan, Guy Easterby, David Humphreys, Rob Henderson.
Four of our stadiums through the eyes of four Irish sporting legends. O'Driscoll on Aviva Stadium, Brogan on Croke Park, Matthews on Kingspan Stadium and O'Connell on Thomond Park. The world is invited #Ireland2023.
Irish Rugby TV caught up with flanker Sean O'Brien to get his reaction following Ireland's hard-earned 13-9 victory over RBS 6 Nations champions England. He singled out man-of-the-match Peter O'Mahony for special praise.
Peter O'Mahony reflects on what went wrong for Ireland in Cardiff and tells Irish Rugby TV that he is focusing on the squad and their work this week ahead of the final Six Nations game against England.
The Ireland squad paid a visit to Monaghan last week and held an open training session in Monaghan RFC. We spoke to Andrew Trimble after the session which was attended by over 2,000 cheering supporters.
Keith Earls notched up two tries against Italy on Saturday - he has now scored five in his last four matches for Ireland. We spoke to him pitchside immediately after Ireland's 63-10 RBS 6 Nations victory.
Winger Eimear Considine, who won her first cap, and number 8 and captain Paula Fitzpatrick look forward to the second round of the Women's Six Nations and Ireland's clash with Italy in L'Aquila on Sunday (kick-off 1pm local time/12pm Irish time).