Ireland lock Paul O'Connell has been ruled out of the remainder of the World Cup due to injury, ending his international career as a result.
Joe Schmidt revealed that Paul O'Connell is Ireland's biggest injury concern after their bruising win over France in Cardiff.
Ireland avoided a quarter-final against New Zealand by beating France 24-9 at the Millennium Stadium but it came at a massive cost.
Ireland centre Jared Payne has been ruled out of his country's Rugby World Cup campaign due to a fractured foot.
Former Ireland international Keith Wood believes Ireland can lift the Webb Ellis trophy should they defeat France on Sunday.
France prop Eddy Ben Arous said les Bleus will hunt down Jonathan Sexton in their World Cup group clash against Ireland on Sunday.
Simon Zebo said Ireland will need to eliminate handling errors when on the attack against France in their crucial fixture on Sunday.
Ireland back Ian Madigan has described Frédéric Michalak as the heartbeat of the French side ahead of their meeting this week.
Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton believes Australia head coach Michael Cheika uses his fear factor to good effect.
Johnny Sexton has absolutely no doubt that he will be targeted when his team play against France in a crucial Pool D fixture on Sunday....
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt admitted his relief in qualifying for the Rugby World cup quarter-finals after their 16-9 win over Italy at...
Ireland eventually cruised past Romania by 44-10 in front of a record crowd for a Rugby World Cup match at Wembley Stadium.
Ireland booked a spot in the 2015 Rugby World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday thanks to a 16-9 victory over Italy at Olympic Park in London....
It seems remarkable to think that just two years ago Italy beat Ireland in Rome, finishing ahead of their visitors in the Six Nations....
Robbie Henshaw will make his first appearance of the World Cup after being named at centre for Ireland's clash with Italy on Sunday.
Gordon D'Arcy has condemned England's use of Sam Burgess after Saturday's loss to Wales left them on the brink in the World Cup.
Ireland boss Joe Schmidt came across as not overly concerned by Rob Kearney's injury in the second half of their win over Romania.