# summer-tour - Sunday 16 June, 2013
Somebody needs to get these boys home before they make any more foolish shopping decisions.
Les Kiss and Joe Schmidt turned down the chance to experiment wildly and Ian Madigan was the go-to guy.
Ireland finished strong, with four tries in the final 25 minutes of the season.
It’s hip to be square.
# summer-tour - Thursday 13 June, 2013
Interim coach Les Kiss has given Munster’s Felix Jones a start at fullback.
One NBC commentator described the hit by Samu Manoa as ‘an absolute de-cleating’.
# summer-tour - Sunday 9 June, 2013
That, and all the highlights from Ireland’s 12-15 win in Houston, right here.
As the new coach watched on, Simon Zebo was the only Irish player left with much to smile about.
Houston, we had some problems.
# summer-tour - Saturday 8 June, 2013
Alesana Tuilagi also scored twice to give the Pacific side a famous win in South Africa.
The US Eagles second-row spent four years at the grand old college and recalls some wild days and nights in Ireland.
The Munster and Ireland winger would settle for silverware next season after missing out on a first Lions tour.
# summer-tour - Friday 7 June, 2013
The Ulster centre will partner his provincial colleague Stuart Olding in midfield against the US Eagles this weekend.
Ian Madigan will make his first start for Ireland as will Iain Henderson and David Kilcoyne.
# summer-tour - Tuesday 4 June, 2013
The lock is going into his ninth season with Leinster yet only has five caps (one start) for Ireland.
# summer-tour - Monday 3 June, 2013
The Irish rugby team has arrived in the USA with a bang.
The Connacht scrumhalf has been soaking up advice from Isaac Boss but wants to start ahead of him this weekend.
# summer-tour - Saturday 1 June, 2013
The flanker is hoping to start against the US Eagles next Saturday after impressing for his province.
# summer-tour - Wednesday 29 May, 2013
The 23-year-old Munster forward will let his rugby do the talking against the USA and Canada this summer.
# summer-tour - Tuesday 28 May, 2013
The winger believes his Ireland teammate may be hiding a crock of gold up in Ulster.
# summer-tour - Sunday 26 May, 2013
The news follows Rory Best’s addition to the British and Irish Lions squad.
# summer-tour - Sunday 19 May, 2013
Ireland coach Les Kiss says the Munster lock has been rested from summer tour duty but would be ready to play Australia.
Les Kiss, who will lead Ireland as interim head coach, named six uncapped players for the games against the US and Canada.
# summer-tour - Friday 10 May, 2013
“It’s been a good, but also a strange, season.”
# summer-tour - Monday 22 April, 2013
Connacht coach Eric Elwood confirmed that the fullback’s hand injury should see him miss the province’s final two games.
# summer-tour - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
The three line-ups he named for the Tests against the All Blacks summed up the Corkman’s tenure.
# summer-tour - Wednesday 6 February, 2013
Ireland and England dominate the projected starting XV for the First Test against Australia.
# summer-tour - Tuesday 26 June, 2012
The flanker will undergo surgery to repair cartilage in his hip, a problem also being suffered by Dave Kearney and Rhys Ruddock.
# summer-tour - Monday 25 June, 2012
Ireland will be boosted by the return of the likes of Tommy Bowe and Paul O’Connell but others look to have played their last Test match.
# summer-tour - Sunday 24 June, 2012
It’s been a trying time in the Land of the Long White Cloud.
# summer-tour - Saturday 23 June, 2012
Stuart Lancaster’s side came close to winning in Johannesburg, but must settle for 14 apiece.
The embattled coach bristled at the suggestion he may step down after today’s 60 – 0 defeat.
Humiliating defeat marks the end of a long, hard season. It’s time to start anew.
The Ireland captain cut a disconsolate and beaten man in his final post-match interview in New Zealand.
For the third time in three weeks, the Wallabies left it late to overcome the Grand Slam champions.
It was the last-chance saloon for Declan Kidney’s side on their summer tour. Could they find that extra push to beat the All Blacks?
# summer-tour - Friday 22 June, 2012
The Ireland assistant coach spoke to our man in New Zealand Patrick McCarry in advance of tomorrow’s third meeting with the All Blacks.
It will be by no means a simple task but the All Blacks are shorn of the services of Dan Carter, their first-choice wingers and two-thirds of their back row.
Seven tours to New Zealand and not many wins to speak of but Brian O’Driscoll can sign off in style by conquering the All Blacks.
Ireland came close to achieving the impossible last week, here are three areas which could help them go one better.
# summer-tour - Thursday 21 June, 2012
The England coach believes that bringing a large squad on tour is more beneficial than having players line out for the Saxons.