Team Ireland is undoubtedly one of the most popular and strong teams, taking part in the 2019 rugby world cup. They are currently on number 2 rank due to their very efficient style and excellent performance. Its strong defense and effective attacking lineup makes it the strong contender of this world cup.
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Ireland Rugby World Cup Team Squad, Fixtures, Guide, and groups:
How the team Ireland qualified?
Team Ireland was among the top 12 automatic qualifiers for the 2019 world cup tournament.
The Jonathan Sexton and Conor Murray are the star players and backbone of the Ireland team. In the team, Tadhg furlong is also an important player.
The coach of team Ireland – Joe Schmidt:
Mr.Schmidt is a very brilliant and demanding coach from New Zealand. Under his coaching, the team has won 6 national grand slam (2018) and championship title (2014,2015). He is considered the top coach in the world.
Warmup matches of team Ireland in Rugby World Cup:
- Ireland v Italy on 10 august, Saturday at Aviva Stadium
- England v Ireland on 24 August, Saturday at Twickenham
- Wales v Ireland on 31 August, Saturday at Principality Stadium
- Ireland v Wales on 7 September, Saturday at Aviva Stadium
World Cup Group Of Team Ireland:
Team Ireland is placed in group A with 4 other nations: Japan, Samoa, Scotland, and Russia.
World Cup Fixtures for team Ireland:
- Ireland vs Scotland on 22 Sep, Sun at Yokohama
- Japan vs Ireland on 28 Sep, Sat at Shizuoka
- Ireland vs Russia 3 Oct, Thu at Kobe
- Ireland vs Samoa on 12 Oct, Sat at Fukuoka
Ireland Rugby World Cup Team Squad:
Ireland has announced the name of their training squad for the world cup 2019. The complete lists of those players are given below:
- 1. Rory Best from Ulster
- 2. Sean Cronin from Leinster
- 3.Cian Healy from Leinster
- 4. Tadhg Beirne from Munster
- 5. Finlay Bealham from Connacht
- 6. Ultan Dillane from Connacht
- 7. Tadhg Furlong from Leinster
- 8. Jack Conan from Leinster
- 9. Iain Henderson from Ulster
- 10. Dave Kilcoyne from Munster
- 11. Tommy O’Donnell from Munster
- 12. Rob Herring from Ulster
- 13. Jordi Murphy from Ulster
- 14. Devin Toner from Leinster
- 15. Jean Kleyn from Munster
- 16. Jack McGrath from Leinster
- 17. James Ryan from Leinster
- 18. Andrew Porter from Leinster
- 19. Peter O’Mahony from Munster
- 20. CJ Stander from Munster
- 21. Rhys Ruddock from Leinster
- 22. Niall Scannell from Munster
- 23. John Ryan from Munster
- 24. Josh van der Flier from Leinster
- 1. Joey Carbery from Munster
- 2. Bundee Aki from Connacht
- 3. John Cooney from Ulster
- 4. Andrew Conway from Munster
- 5 Jack Carty from Connacht
- 6. Ross Byrne from Leinster
- 7. Mike Haley from Munster
- 8. Keith Earls from Munster
- 9. Dave Kearney from Leinster
- 10. Rob Kearney from Leinster
- 11. Robbie Henshaw from Leinster
- 12. Rory Scannell from Munster
- 13. Chris Farrell from Munster
- 14. Luke McGrath from Leinster
- 15. Kieran Marmion from Connacht
- 16. Jordan Larmour from Leinster
- 17. Jacob Stockdale from Ulster
- 18. Garry Ringrose from Leinster
- 19. Conor Murray from Munster
- 20. Jonathan Sexton from Leinster
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World cup record of Team Ireland:
Total played Matches:35
The team reached quarter-finals in 1987,1991,1995,2003,2011,2015, to Quarter-final play-offs in 1999 and to pool stages in 2007.
In the brief, team Ireland is a very strong and popular team with balanced attacking and defense lineup. It is also one of the strongest contenders of rugby World Cup 2019. They were unable to win the world cup but they consistently reached to quarterfinals. Currently team Ireland is number 2 team in the world. Therefore, there are very good chances of winning. Fan and rugby lovers are desperately waiting for this upcoming mega event.