Ireland Rugby World Cup Team 2015

2015 Ireland Fixtures & Results at Rugby World Cup

19-Sep-15 Ireland 50–7  Canada Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
27-Sep-15 Ireland 44-10  Romania Wembley Stadium, London
4-Oct-15 Ireland 16-9  Italy Olympic Stadium, London
11-Oct-15 France 9-24  Ireland Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Points Table

Team Pld W D L TF PF PA +/− BP Pts
Ireland 2 2 0 0 13 94 17 +77 2 10

2015 Team Squad

Player Position Date of Birth Caps Club/Province
Rory Best Hooker 15 August 1982 85 Ulster
Sean Cronin Hooker 6 May 1986 45 Leinster
Richardt Strauss Hooker 29 January 1986 10 Leinster
Nathan White Prop 4 September 1981 3 Connacht
Tadhg Furlong Prop 14 November 1992 2 Leinster
Cian Healy Prop 7 October 1987 51 Leinster
Jack McGrath Prop 11 October 1989 20 Leinster
Mike Ross Prop 21 December 1979 52 Leinster
Iain Henderson Lock 21 February 1992 19 Ulster
Paul O'Connell (c) Lock 20 October 1979 104 France Toulon
Donnacha Ryan Lock 11 December 1983 31 Munster
Devin Toner Lock 29 June 1986 27 Leinster
Chris Henry Flanker 17 October 1984 19 Ulster
Jordi Murphy Flanker 22 April 1991 12 Leinster
Seán O'Brien Flanker 14 February 1987 37 Leinster
Peter O'Mahony Flanker 17 September 1989 32 Munster
Jamie Heaslip Number 8 15 December 1983 75 Leinster
Conor Murray Scrum-half 20 April 1989 37 Munster
Eoin Reddan Scrum-half 20 November 1980 64 Leinster
Paddy Jackson Fly-half 5 January 1992 12 Ulster
Ian Madigan Fly-half 21 March 1989 21 Leinster
Jonathan Sexton Fly-half 11 July 1985 53 Leinster
Darren Cave Centre 5 April 1987 10 Ulster
Keith Earls Centre 2 October 1987 41 Munster
Robbie Henshaw Centre 12 June 1993 12 Connacht
Jared Payne Centre 13 October 1985 8 Ulster
Tommy Bowe Wing 22 February 1984 63 Ulster
Luke Fitzgerald Wing 13 September 1987 30 Leinster
Dave Kearney Wing 19 June 1989 10 Leinster
Simon Zebo Wing 16 March 1990 18 Munster
Rob Kearney Fullback 26 March 1986 63 Leinster

Facts

Union Irish Rugby Football Union
Emblem(s) The Shamrock
Ground(s) Aviva Stadium
Coach(es) Joe Schmidt
Captain(s) Paul O'Connell
Most caps Brian O'Driscoll (133)
Top scorer Ronan O'Gara (1,083)
Most tries Brian O'Driscoll (46)

 

First international
England 7–0 Ireland (15 February 1875)
Largest win
United States 3–83 Ireland (10 June 2000)
Largest defeat
New Zealand 60–0 Ireland (23 June 2012)
World Cup
Appearances 7/7 (First in 1987)
Best result Quarter-Finals, 1987, 1991, 1995, 2003, 2011.

Ireland at Rugby World Cup 2011

Fixtures & Results

Date & Time Team vs Team Stadiums
11/09 - 18:00 IrelandIreland 22-10 USAUSA New Plymouth
17/09 - 20:30 AustraliaAustralia 6-15 IrelandIreland Auckland
25/09 - 18:00 IrelandIreland 62-12 RussiaRussia Rotorua
02/10 - 20:30 IrelandIreland 36-6 ItalyItaly Dunedin
08/10 - 18.00 Ireland 10-22 Wales Wellington

2011 Team Squad

Player Position Caps Club/province
Rory Best Hooker 47 Ulster
Sean Cronin Hooker 12 Connacht
Jerry Flannery Hooker 36 Munster
Tony Buckley Prop 21 Munster
Tom Court Prop 18 Ulster
John Hayes Prop 104 Munster
Cian Healy Prop 18 Leinster
Mike Ross Prop 7 Leinster
Brett Wilkinson Prop 0 Connacht
Leo Cullen Lock 29 Leinster
Mike McCarthy Lock 0 Connacht
Donncha O'Callaghan Lock 72 Munster
Paul O'Connell (vc) Lock 75 Munster
Mick O'Driscoll Lock 22 Munster
Donnacha Ryan Lock 7 Munster
Devin Toner Lock 3 Leinster
Stephen Ferris Flanker 24 Ulster
Shane Jennings Flanker 9 Leinster
Denis Leamy Flanker 49 Munster
Kevin McLaughlin Flanker 1 Leinster
Rhys Ruddock Flanker 1 Leinster
David Wallace Flanker 71 Munster
Jamie Heaslip Number 8 35 Leinster
Sean O'Brien Number 8 9 Leinster
Tomas O'Leary Scrum-half 20 Munster
Eoin Reddan Scrum-half 29 Leinster
Peter Stringer Scrum-half 98 Munster
Ronan O'Gara Fly-half 108 Munster
Jonathan Sexton Fly-half 16 Leinster
Gordon D'Arcy Centre 57 Leinster
Brian O'Driscoll (c) Centre 112 Leinster
Nevin Spence Centre 0 Ulster
Paddy Wallace Centre 26 Ulster
Tommy Bowe Wing 39 Ospreys
Keith Earls Wing 18 Munster
Shane Horganv Wing 65 Leinster
Denis Hurley Wing 1 Munster
Fergus McFadden Wing 2 Leinster
Johne Murphy Wing 0 Munster
Andrew Trimble Wing 32 Ulster
Gavin Duffy Fullback 10 Connacht
Luke Fitzgerald Fullback 20 Leinster

Ireland Rugby Team Coaches

Coach Tenure
Ronnie Dawson 1971 – 1975
Roly Meates 1975 – 1977
Noel Murphy 1977 – 1980
Willie John McBride 1980 – 1984
Mick Doyle 1984 – 1987
Jim Davidson 1987 – 1990
Ciaran Fitzgerald 1990 – 1992
Gerry Murphy 1993 – 1995
Murray Kidd 1995 – 1997
Brian Ashton 1997 – 1998
Warren Gatland 1998 – 2001
Eddie O'Sullivan 2001 – 2008
Declan Kidney 2008 – present