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news from Sunday, 22 September 2019

- 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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news from Saturday, 21 September 2019

- Sean McMahon reporting from Yokohama. Peter O'Mahony believes that Johnny Sexton or any other member of the Irish team are well able to look after themselves if they encounter any special treatment from the Scotland players on Sunday.  In recent years, we have seen an extra-bite to Ireland v Scotland fixtures and this applies to provincial level too with Munster and the Glasgow Warriors throwing ...

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news from Friday, 20 September 2019

- Sean McMahon reporting from Yokohama.  Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has said that the main reason for the omission of Keith Earls and Rob Kearney from Sunday's matchday 23 for Scotland was due to a lack of time in building continuity.  Earls and Kearney have not been able to train fully this week as they recover from respective knee and ankle injuries. Schmidt confirmed that the players have t...

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