RWC 2015 Preview: Ireland v Romania

Follow @RedefinedRugby Ireland will continue to ease into this year's Rugby World Cup when take on Romania at Wembley Stadium. POOL D – Match #19 – Ireland v Romania   Overall Stats Ireland vs Overall Stats Romania Average Score :   Ireland 43.25 vs 11.50 Romania Games Played 8 Games Played 8 *Games Won 8 *Games Won 0 *Games Lost 0 *Games Lost 8 Games Drawn 0 Games Drawn 0 *Longest.Winning.Streak 8 *Longest.Winning.Streak 0 *Longest Losing Streak 0 *Longest Losing

Result | Nations Cup | DAY One Results

Follow @RedefinedRugby Emerging Ireland 66-0 Russia (match abandoned after 45 minutes - result stands) Extreme weather played havoc with the opening match of the IRB Nations Cup between Emerging Ireland and Russia in Bucharest, on Friday afternoon. With Emerging Ireland leading 66-0, the match was abandoned five minutes into the second half. Unlike

Romania poised to host best-ever Nations Cup

Follow @RedefinedRugby The ninth edition of the IRB Nations Cup gets underway on Friday, with host nation Romania, Russia, Uruguay and Emerging Ireland competing for the trophy. By Chris Thau in Bucharest With one of the four participating teams at the IRB Nations Cup already qualified for Rugby World Cup 2015 and two

IRB JWC | South Africa too strong for hosts at Juniors

Follow @RedefinedRugby   Defending champions England and 2012 winners South Africa signaled their intentions to lift the distinctive IRB Junior World Championship trophy with impressive victories over Australia and hosts New Zealand respectively in round two on Friday. England cut through Australia's defence at will at times in their Pool A match but

Preview | Argentina v Ireland – 7 June 2014

Follow @RedefinedRugby Argentina v Ireland - 7 June 2014 Uncapped back-row forward Robbie Diack will make his Ireland debut against Argentina in Saturday's first Test in Resistancia. South African-born Diack, 28, fills in for the injured Peter O'Mahony with fellow back-rower Jordi Murphy also poised to make his first Test start. Simon Zebo,

World Junior hosts NZ tested by Samoa

Follow @RedefinedRugby   Jackson Garden-Bachop scored two of New Zealand's seven tries against Samoa Hosts New Zealand were given a real workout by Samoa on day one of the IRB Junior World Championship 2014 on Monday, the 48-12 result not a fair reflection of how closely-fought the final match of the day was

Ireland battle to tight win

Follow @RedefinedRugby In poor conditions, Ireland did enough to beat Wales 14-6 at Ashbourne and will head to Twickenham next looking for a Triple Crown. A 61st minute try from the influential number 8 Heather O'Brien kept Ireland's hopes of a title alive. The defending champions had achieved a record-breaking 59-0 success over Scotland in

Ireland are title contenders after dismantling Wales

Follow @RedefinedRugby If Joe Schmidt was looking for the performance to build his plan on, he found it. In utterly dismantling the defending champions over 80 minutes of intense and effective rugby, the Kiwi announced himself to the Six Nations amphitheatre in quite some style. Now, with just three games separating Schmidt and

Rugby: France-Ireland match rescheduled

Rugby: France-Ireland match rescheduled 9:36 AM Wednesday Feb 15, 2012 Six Nations organisers have rescheduled the postponed match between France and Ireland to March 4. The tournament's council met today and decided the game at Stade de France will start at 4 p.m. local time after it was abandoned just before kickoff