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news from Sunday, 22 September 2019

- Sean McMahon reporting from Yokohama. Jacob Stockdale is happy to prove his critics wrong after he produced an excellent display in Ireland's 27-3 win over Scotland in Pool A of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.  Stockdale has been criticised on occasion for his defensive performances, most recently in Ireland's record defeat to England at Twickenham as part of their warm-up series. In that game, the Uls...

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- Sean McMahon reporting from Yokohama.  Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has provided an injury update in the aftermath of his side's 27-3 victory over Scotland in Pool A of the Rugby World Cup.  The game was played at a ferocious pace and both Peter O'Mahony and Bundee Aki were removed in the first half as they picked up head knocks. They didn't return to the field and Schmidt confirmed that both ...

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- Ireland began their Rugby World Cup campaign in style as they defeated Scotland by 27-3 in Yokohama thanks to four tries and a dominant display. James Ryan, Rory Best, Tadhg Furlong and Andrew Conway all dotted down to give the number one ranked team in the world the perfect start to Pool A. So many players stood out in the victory, which included all of Ireland's back three Jacob Stockdale, Andre...

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- Joe Schmidt is hardly devoid of options at midfield when it comes to picking his centre pairing for Ireland.  With four standout options available for selection it's an area of the field where Ireland are blessed with both talent and depth. For the longest time, the pairing of Garry Ringrose and Robbie Henshaw were viewed by many as Ireland's most fluid partnership with Ringrose often touted as t...

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