picture of 2019 Summer Test Series: Ireland vs Italy

Completed · Aug 10, 2019

Watch Ireland host Italy in a Rugby World Cup buildup game at 9:00 AM ET!

  1. Italy Veteran Ghiraldini Returns From Injury For World Cup

    Italy Veteran Ghiraldini Returns From Injury For World Cup

    Aug 20, 2019

    Leonardo Ghiraldini is set to return from injury with the experienced hooker included on Sunday in Italy's largely youthful squad which features 23 tournament debutants for next month's Rugby World Cup in Japan.
  2. Competition For RWC Spots Stiff In Ireland Camp

    Competition For RWC Spots Stiff In Ireland Camp

    Aug 14, 2019

    Ireland got that one game out of the way and now the one team from the British Isles that hasn't ever made the Rugby World Cup semis is hoping this will be the year.
  3. Watch Guide: How To See Club 7s Finals, England vs Wales, Ireland vs Italy

    Watch Guide: How To See Club 7s Finals, England vs Wales, Ireland vs Italy

    Aug 9, 2019

    The Road to the World Cup, and maybe glory, starts here.
  4. Farrell In Charge As Ireland Gear Up For Italy Test

    Farrell In Charge As Ireland Gear Up For Italy Test

    Aug 8, 2019

    With Joe Schmidt away in New Zealand for a family bereavement, Andy Farrell has taken charge of the Ireland team leading up to their fixture this Saturday with Italy. 
  5. Irish Boss Leads Italians Into Dublin

    Irish Boss Leads Italians Into Dublin

    Aug 8, 2019

    The Italian national team has arrived in Ireland for the two sides' clash this Saturday, and the players were treated to a nice barbecue in Limerick.
  6. Time For Ireland To Get To Work

    Time For Ireland To Get To Work

    Aug 6, 2019

    Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt, the conquerer of the All Blacks and a hugely influential voice in Ireland camp, is back home in his native New Zealand because of a death in the family.
  7. Hugs All Around: Italians And English Share Training Session

    Hugs All Around: Italians And English Share Training Session

    Jul 31, 2019

    The Italians and the English came together over a nice helping of rugby in Treviso this week.
  8. Northern Teams Gear Up For Summer Test Matches

    Northern Teams Gear Up For Summer Test Matches

    Jul 23, 2019

    The summer is here in full swing, and in a World Cup year, every summer test match can make or break a team, or a player.
  9. Ireland Moves To New Base, But No Beds?

    Ireland Moves To New Base, But No Beds?

    Jul 23, 2019

    The Ireland rugby team will continue its World Cup preparations at the brand new IRFU training facility in Abbottstown at the National Sports Campus—if only they can find a place to sleep.
  10. Officials Named For 2019 Rugby World Cup

    Officials Named For 2019 Rugby World Cup

    Jul 19, 2019

    With the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the 40 matches that comprise the tournament’s pool stage.