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Easterby chases Irish dream

The Scarlets have agreed to release their Head Coach Simon Easterby to take up a role with Ireland's international coaching set-up.

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Ireland in Puma clean-sweep

Ireland complete a 2-0 clean-sweep of their tour to Argentina, after beating the Pumas 23-17 in the second Test in Tucuman on Saturday.

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Preview: Argentina v Ireland

The mainly home-based Argentinean team does not appear to be a real threat to the powerful Six Nations champions, Ireland.

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Schmidt's seven Irish changes

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt made seven changes and a positional switch to his side ahead of the second and final Test against Argentina.

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Pumas change two for Irish re-run

Argentinean coach Daniel Hourcade has made two changes to his team for the second Test against Ireland, in Tucumán on Saturday.

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Ireland pull away from Pumas

Ireland dominated the second half to secure a comfortable 29-17 victory over Argentina at the Estadio Centenario in Resistencia on on Saturday.

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Herrera on debut for Pumas

Castres Olympique prop Ramiro Herrera is the only newcomer in a largely domestic-based Argentina team named to face Ireland.

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Diack gets Ireland start

Uncapped back row forward Robbie Diack will make his Ireland debut against Argentina in Resistancia on Saturday.

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Preview: Argentina v Ireland

The Six Nations champions against the Rugby Championships' last-placed team. rugby365 looks at the Test in Resistencia.

Ireland lose two before departure

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt was forced to make two changes to his travelling squad prior to their departure for the tour of Argentina.

Plumtree drops Irish; coach 'Canes

Chris Boyd and John Plumtree will reunite as Super Rugby coaches in 2015 - this time on home soil.

Argentina leave out the stars

Daniel Hourcade has selected just five players who ply their trade outside Argentina for their mid-year Tests against Ireland and Scotland.

Tew stewing over north's stance

The NZRU expressed frustration that Northern Hemisphere nations refused to back calls to shift the June international window.

SA duo get their Irish shot

The South African-born Ulster duo of Robbie Diack and Rob Herring have both been named in Ireland's 30-man squad to tour Argentina next month.

Boks linked to Euro move

South Africa will join a European-based competition "sooner or later" because of the commercial demands of television.

Nucifora performs for Ireland

The IRFU have announced the appointment of David Nucifora as their performance director and will join up with Ireland on June 1.
 

Ireland's sweet touch of a Schmidt

Ireland's resurgence this season as an international side is down to coach Joe Schmidt bringing clarity to the national set up.

O'Driscoll: Thanks for the memories

Brian O'Driscoll said ending his career with a rare win away against France and taking the Six Nations title was a moment he would treasure for life.