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Johnny Sexton and Bundee Aki are among the frontline Ireland players set to return to starting XV for Saturday’s Autumn Nations Cup playoff against Scotland at the Aviva stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Last Sunday’s game against Georgia afforded Andy Farrell and the Irish coaching staff the opportunity to delve deeply into their squad, thus bringing (...)

IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora remains confident Ireland have a winning coaching team in place. File photograph: Inpho

David Nucifora, the IRFU High Performance Director, has confirmed that “over 50 per cent” of the provinces’ professional playing pool are out of contr(...)

The IRFU are still not letting provinces negotiate new contracts, to the frustration of agents and players. File photograph: Inpho

Nearly 100 Irish professional rugby players face an anxious Christmas, as the IRFU continue to block provinces from negotiating new contracts. Agent (...)

CJ Stander carries during Ireland’s win over Georgia. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland 23 Georgia 10 Neither the scoreline nor the performance which Ireland were seeking. They move on to next Saturday’s Autumn Nations Cup conclu(...)

England’s Maro Itoje competes in a lineout with Ireland’s James Ryan during the Autumn Nations Cup game at  Twickenham. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland conceded possession at four of 17 lineouts during last weekend’s Autumn Nations Cup defeat to England at Twickenham, three of which took place(...)

Head coach Andy Farrell during Ireland rugby squad training at the  IRFU High Performance Centre in   Blanchardstown, Dublin.   Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Andy Farrell is likely to delve more deeply into the Irish squad for Sunday’s Guinness Series/Autumn Nations Cup game against Georgia when he announce(...)

Ireland’s Joy Neville is the first woman to officiate (as TMO) in a Tier One Test match. File photograph: Inpho

Twickenham provided a strange affair. The first half gave us a kicking duel, with neither team showing any appetite to play an expansive game. The sec(...)

Ireland outhalf Ross Byrne  puts in a cross kick under pressure from England’s  Tom Curry  during the  Autumn Nations Cup match  at Twickenham. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

15 Hugo Keenan A mixed bag, some very good aerial work but miscalculated the flight for England’s first try, got caught underneath the dropping ball (...)

Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale scores a try during the Autumn Nations Cup against England at Twickenham. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images

England 18 Ireland 7 There wasn’t much for Ireland to take from a fourth successive defeat against England except maybe a collective headache as they(...)

James Ryan and Maro Itoje compete for the ball during the 2020  Six Nations match at Twickenham back in February. Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Autumn Nations Cup: England v Ireland, Twickenham, Saturday, 3pm – Live on RTÉ One and Channel 4 If ever a game was as much about the performance as (...)

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