Ireland Wins Match Against England in Six Nations Rugby

There is indeed a possibility that the Ireland Rugby Team will be able to win the Grand Slam of this year’s Six Nations Rugby competition.

In the match between the England Rugby team and the Irish Rugby Team that was scheduled to take place in Dublin on 1st March, Sunday, the former was defeated by a considerably large margin, the final score of the English team stood at 9 while that of their opponents was 19.

Before the match, both the sides looked equally strong but the match clearly was one sided. If the English team managed to defeat the Irish team then they would have secured for themselves a position in Grand Slam which hasn’t happened in twelve years.

The 29 years old Jonathan Sexton playing for the Irish team managed to score in four penalties and the 21 years old Robbie Henshaw of the Irish team scored a try in second half.

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Ireland Rugby Team could win Rugby World Cup, says former England hero

Will Greenwood, a former Rugby World Cup winner with the England team, has the Ireland Rugby Team to secure the title this time around and has them backed at 25/1 since April last year as well.

Greenwood is currently employed as an expert by Sky Sports and he expected Ireland to come out of Pool D in first place, ahead of both France and Italy and he also thinks that in Joe Schmidt, the team has one of the best coaches in the world, which marginally tips the balance in their favour as well.

He said that he began putting his money on the Ireland team from April, backing them at 25/1. He added that he is very optimistic about the Ireland Rugby Team topping their pool and Greenwood also believes that England will managed to top their pool as well, which means that there is a high possibility of these two sides meeting in the semi final stages.

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Irish Dream To Host 2023 Rugby Worlds Suffers A Blow

Much to the dismay of Irish rugby fans who were elated to witness the 2023 World Cup in their own country, Ireland’s dream to host the esteemed championship has received a huge setback – as the planning permission to redevelop Casement Park got denied.

A Belfast High Court made this decision of late & Casement being one among the stadiums to serve as the venue for Rugby 2023 World, this very news was a bad blow.

The ruling said that it is just unlawful to grant the planning permit for a 38,000 seater stadium right in the middle of the West Belfast area. But, Justice Horner hasn’t yet trashed the decision to get extension for Casement.

The crowded High Court arena heard that this very decision-making procedure planned by Mark Durkan, the environment minister of Northern Ireland, had been quite “unlawful & inadequate” but the High Court judge did not overturn the decision for the 77 million pounds of redevelopment for the stadium.

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The Oldest Rugby Club In Ireland Comes Out In A New Avatar

The semi-synthetic pitch in College Park is now open for the players of the oldest rugby club of Ireland to practice on. This club was founded in 1854.
The long wait of 18 years is finally over as the students will be stepping into the new pitch leaving behind the legendary grass pitch of Monkstown Rugby Club which no longer seems perfect for the games. The College Park is just in the middle of the city and also a very popular place in the whole country. The authorities from the university protect the park closely.

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Saracens eye greater glory with the young group of players

Steve Borthwick, the captain of the Saracens Rugby club had announced his retirement from professional Rugby at the end of the previous season. The experienced English and former Bath lock had moved to Saracens in 2008 and has not looked back since. He has ridden high on confidence and has been fittingly identified as one of the legends of the club by their director Mark McCall. It was a big decision for Borthwick who was given a choice by his team and he chose to leave on his own terms. The much important onus of captaining the club now lies on Alistair Hargreaves, the South African international. Alistair joined the club from the rugby premiership team Sharks and has impressed the coaching staff while gaining the respect of the other players. He was announced as a befitting replacement for Borthwick and the fans are hopeful that they will scale new heights under the new leadership and improved coaching facilities in its base camp.

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Newcastle Falcons introduce a new turf for the upcoming season

Newcastle Falcons have used the Kingston Park multi-purpose stadium as their home ground since 1990 when they shifted from their original ground. Over the years it had been used as the site for Newcastle Chronicle and Journal Sports ground. The stadium was built in stages to ensure a capacity of more than ten thousand. The west stand is built keeping in mind the modern technologies and architecture. There are plans of extending the north and west stands in due course of time in order to build a world class stadium for the rugby giants. However the latest news which has created a lot of buzz among the rugby circuit is the installation of an artificial turf for the home team by the company that was responsible for the first of this artificial kind of pitch in Saracens’ Allianz Park.

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O’Mahony ruled out of Ireland Rugby Team squad for Argentina tour

Peter O’Mahony has been sidelined with an injury which will see him miss out on the Argentina tour of the Ireland Rugby Team.

The Munster skipper underwent a reconstructive shoulder surgery in Dublin recently and this means he will have to sit out for the next six months at least as he recuperates from the surgery.

Rob Penney, the head coach of Munster had confirmed last month that the player sustained the injury during the country’s successful campaign in the Six Nations Championship earlier this year when he over extended his shoulder during an early lineout call and this cost him one of his most experienced players as well as club skipper.

O’Mahony lasted barely a half during their 47-23 victory over Toulouse which was his last match for the season.

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O’Brien returns from injury

Sean O’Brien, the Ireland Rugby Team flanker has claimed that he is much ahead of schedule as he targets a swift return from injury.

The Irish international dislocated a shoulder in the last game of 2013 playing against Ulster and was ruled out for the remainder of the season, meaning he had to miss the team’s Six Nations Championship triumph recently.
And although the prognosis on the shoulder remains the same, the player is back in light training much ahead of the expected schedule.

Speaking to a radio channel, O’Brien stated that he is back way before schedule and he is looking forward to starting his pre-season training regimen in a couple of weeks’ time. He mentioned that this training regimen will be tough work spread over six to eight weeks but he also claimed that he is looking forward to it.

The Ireland Rugby Team player stated that he is looking forward to getting stuck in and hopes to hit the ground running by the time the new season kicks off.

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Ireland Defeat Wales

The rugby team representing Wales at the Six Nations got extremely humiliated when it was defeated by Ireland’s rugby team. Wales was outgunned, outthought and outmuscled in ways unimaginable and the performance of the team was highly disappointing. If Ireland had shown more ambition and flair then Wales would have lost the match even more terribly.

Ireland’s performance was as impressive as its performance had been in the year 2006 when it had defeated Wales at the Six Nations Championship. By defeating Wales this year, Ireland has shattered the team’s dream of winning three consecutive Six Nation Championship titles.

Warren Gatland said that this has been the worst performance of Wales ever since he has become the coach of the team. The team members have to improve themselves and certain changes have to be brought about so that the performance of Wales can be enhanced, added Gatland.

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Ireland rugby team

One of the most awaited events of this year in the rugby world is the Limerick Gathering Festival, where many yesteryear Ireland Rugby team players and International Rugby players have committed their presence. This event is due to take place in Limerick during the month of October.

One may expect to see the likes of the former Ireland Rugby team players like Keith Wood, Shane Byrne, Peter Clohessey, Trevor Brennan, David Wallace, women’s six national grand slam winning international Joy Neville, the first man ever to receive the Heineken Cup, Emile Ntamack and England’s start player Jason Leonard.

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