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Ireland at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

In Touch – Rugby World Cup Special

In Touch – Rugby World Cup Special

The September issue of ‘In Touch’ is out now and it is packed full of Rugby World Cup news, views, previews and more – read it on your smart phone, tablet or desktop.

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This month we catch up with the ‘Pass Master’, Conor Murray, as he reflects on his call up to the Rugby World Cup squad in 2011 and his graduation from ‘new kid on the block’ to lynchpin.

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Brent Pope previews Ireland’s Pool D pathway and he believes that Joe Schmidt will ensure that the team have the right frame of mind for every game.

Continuing the Rugby World Cup theme, we look back at some of Ireland’s tournament memories; highlight six players who could light up the 2015 edition and look at the IRFU Impact programme to help clubs capitalise on the profile of the game.

Our regular ‘Nutrition Corner’, brought to you by Aviva,┬áis back with IRFU Nutritionist Nora Ni Fhlannagain looking at Top Tips For Breakfast.

There’s video highlights from the opening round of the GUINNESS PRO12 and a look back at the Women’s Sevens Dublin tournament which saw Ireland qualify for the HSBC World Series.

In club news, Adam Redmond welcomes the return of the Ulster Bank League this week, while Dave Mervyn looks at some interesting club stories from Buccaneers, Erris, Newcastle West, Killarney, Armagh, Armoy, New Ross and Wicklow, and Daire Walsh interviews Nenagh Ormond RFC President David Kennedy in the ‘My Club’ segment.

All this and a chance to win one of two Ireland Test jerseys in this month’s edition of ‘In Touch’ – read ‘In Touch’ online now.