Irish Rugby TV is back for the GUINNESS Series 2008. Declan Kidney unveiled his first Ireland team on Tuesday and we were on hand to capture the event.
Declan Kidney announced his first Ireland team on Tuesday for the opening game of the GUINNESS Series 2008 against Canada at Thomond Park on Saturday.
Irish Rugby TV was on hand to record the event and to catch up with the man himself.
Included in the Ireland team is new cap and local boy Keith Earls and we have his press conference appearence for your viewing.
Declan Kidney then took time out to speak to Irish Rugby TV and outline his thoughts on the team selection, the GUINNESS Series 2008 and the start of his tenure with the Ireland team.
We also have an exclusive interview with new Ireland defence coach Les Kiss.
The former Australian Kangaroos player has worked with the NSW Warratahs, the Stormers, Cats and Bulls, Australia ‘A’ and Under-21s, as well as the Springboks.
Kiss gave Irish Rugby TV his views on the eve of the GUINNESS Series 2008.
Ulster and Ireland flanker Stephen Ferris has had an injury-disrupted year to date but has been a major player in every game he has notched up.
Handed the number 6 jersey against Canada, he spoke to us about donning the green jersey and his ambitions.
Do not forget that tickets are still available for Ireland v Canada from the ticket offices at Thomond Park and Musgrave Park (10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday).
Tickets will also be available on the day of the game from 12.30pm at the West side of the Stadium. Stand tickets – 40 Euro and 32 Euro. Terrace Tickets – 25 Euro.