September 10, 2019 / 5:02 AM / 8 days ago

FACTBOX-Rugby-World Cup-Ireland

    Sept 10 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Ireland squad for the
Rugby World Cup in Japan, where they will compete in Pool A:
    
    IRELAND
    World ranking: 1
    Coach: Joe Schmidt (New Zealand)
    Captain: Rory Best
    
    Squad:
    Forwards - CJ Stander, Josh van der Flier, Peter O'Mahony,
Rhys Ruddock, Jack Conan, Tadhg Beirne, Jean Kleyn, Iain
Henderson, James Ryan, Rory Best, Niall Scannell, Sean Cronin,
Tadhg Furlong, Andrew Porter, Cian Healy, Dave Kilcoyne, John
Ryan
    Backs - Rob Kearney, Keith Earls, Andrew Conway, Jordan
Larmour, Chris Farrell, Robbie Henshaw, Garry Ringrose, Bundee
Aki, Jacob Stockdale, Johnny Sexton, Joey Carbery, Jack Carty,
Conor Murray, Luke McGrath
    
    WORLD CUP RECORD
    W - 21, L - 14, D - 0
    Tournaments: 8
    Last World Cup: Quarter-finals (2015)
    Best finish: Quarter-finals (1987, 1991, 1995, 2003, 2011,
2015)
    
    WORLD CUP POOL A FIXTURES
    Sept 22  Ireland v Scotland     Yokohama
    Sept 28  Japan v Ireland        Fukuroi
    Oct 3    Ireland v Russia       Kobe
    Oct 12   Ireland v Samoa        Fukuoka
         
    RESULTS IN 2019
    Feb 2   Ireland 20-32 England
    Feb 9   Scotland 13-22 Ireland
    Feb 24  Italy 16-26 Ireland
    Mar 10  Ireland 26-14 France
    Mar 16  Wales 25-7 Ireland
    Aug 10  Ireland 29-10 Italy
    Aug 24  England 57-15 Ireland
    Aug 31  Wales 17-22 Ireland
    Sept 7  Ireland 19-10 Wales

 (Compiled by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru, editing by Ed Osmond)
  
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below