Sunday, August 25, 2019

Rugby Schmidt gives Byrne chance to book World Cup ticket

AFP / REMY GABALDA Ross Byrne has a great opportunity to book a ticket to the World Cup when he starts at fly-half against England for Ireland in their warm-up Test Ross Byrne has the chance to book his place on the plane to Japan for the rugby World Cup as he starts at fly-half…
Rugby Ireland roll out big guns to face England in World Cup warm-up clash – but Jonathan Sexton is rested again

Rugby Ireland roll out big guns to face England in World Cup warm-up clash...

Get unlimited access to all Telegraph Sport for a year for just £20   Ireland have named virtually a full-strength team to face England at Twickenham on Saturday, although fly-half Johnny Sexton is a notable exception with head coach Joe Schmidt instead handing Ross Byrne a chance to stake his claim for a World Cup spot.  Schmidt’s…
Rugby Byrne gets his shot as Irish big guns return for England

Rugby Byrne gets his shot as Irish big guns return for England

Sport After Joey Carbery's readiness for the start of next month's tournament was put in doubt by an ankle injury suffered in the tune up against Italy two weeks ago, Schmidt is testing out his depth one step further behind first-choice 10 Johnny Sexton. FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - European Rugby Champions Cup - Wasps…
Rugby Big calls made at out-half, second row and centre as Joe Schmidt confirms Ireland team to face England

Rugby Big calls made at out-half, second row and centre as Joe Schmidt confirms...

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt during the Guinness Summer Series 2019 match between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile Ross Byrne will make his first Ireland start in Saturday's World Cup warm-up game against England. It will be Byrne's third international cap, and a big opportunity for the…
Rugby Byrne starts at 10 as Schmidt recalls Ireland’s big guns for England

Rugby Byrne starts at 10 as Schmidt recalls Ireland’s big guns for England

JOE SCHMIDT HAS handed Ross Byrne his first Test start at out-half in the Ireland team to face England in a World Cup warm-up clash at Twickenham on Saturday [KO 3pm, Sky Sports Action]. The 24-year-old Leinster man has won just two caps before now but gets a prime opportunity to impress ahead of the…
Rugby Sport24.co.za | Schmidt gives Byrne chance to book World Cup ticket

Rugby Sport24.co.za | Schmidt gives Byrne chance to book World Cup ticket

Ross Byrne (Gallo Images) London - Ross Byrne has the chance to book his place on the plane to Japan for the Rugby World Cup as he starts at flyhalf for Ireland in their warm-up Test against England on Saturday.The 24-year-old Leinster playmaker is competing with Jack Carty to be the third option to first…
Rugby Byrne starts at 10 as big guns return to face England

Rugby Byrne starts at 10 as big guns return to face England

Ross Byrne will get his opportunity to impress at out-half as Joe Schmidt has recalled some frontline players for Saturday's World Cup warm-up clash with England (kick-off 3pm). Joey Carbery’s ankle injury has opened the door for Byrne and Jack Carty and while the Connacht man came on against Italy last time out, it is the…
Rugby Ireland squad to be announced on Thursday

Rugby Ireland squad to be announced on Thursday

Joe Schmidt has confirmed that opportunity knocks for his pair of relatively inexperienced outhalves amid ongoing concern for Joey Carbery, with both Ross Byrne and Jack Carty to see game time against England at Twickenham on Saturday. As expected, Byrne will made his first test start after two appearances off the bench last November after…
Rugby Ireland coach Joe Schmidt gives Ross Byrne chance to compete for RWC spot

Rugby Ireland coach Joe Schmidt gives Ross Byrne chance to compete for RWC spot

Ross Byrne has the chance to book his place on the plane to Japan for the Rugby World Cup as he starts at fly-half for Ireland in its warm-up test with England on Saturday.The 24-year-old Leinster playmaker is competing with Jack Carty to be the third option to first choice Johnny Sexton with regular backup…
Rugby Ross Byrne named at outhalf for warm-up clash with England

Rugby Ross Byrne named at outhalf for warm-up clash with England

Joe Schmidt has confirmed that opportunity knocks for his pair of relatively inexperienced outhalves amid ongoing concern for Joey Carbery, with both Ross Byrne and Jack Carty to see game time against England at Twickenham on Saturday. As expected, Byrne will made his first test start after two appearances off the bench last November after…