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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Aviva Stadium

# aviva-stadium - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Ireland and England to play Dublin friendly in June 2015

The Boys in Green will take on Roy Hodgson’s team 20 years on from the Lansdowne Road riot.

# aviva-stadium - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Aviva Stadium, not Croke Park, confirmed for potential Leinster v Munster semi final

There are two gigantic, French obstacles in place that may well scupper any hopes of a rematch of the 2006 and 2009 clashes.

# aviva-stadium - Saturday 29 March, 2014

O’Driscoll proves the matchwinner as Leinster survive Munster storm

The veteran centre scored a crucial try and Ian Madigan was impressive from the kicking tee.

This is the Brian O’Driscoll try that gave Leinster victory over Munster

The legendary centre has a habit of popping up at the right time and place.

David Wallace: ‘Angry Munster will play with a massive chip on their shoulder’

The former Munster and Ireland flanker feels several players will have points to prove to Ireland coach Joe Schmidt.

# aviva-stadium - Friday 28 March, 2014

Shane Byrne: ‘Munster will be bloody hard to beat but I’m going with Leinster’

The former Leinster and Ireland hooker believes both coaches have shadow boxed in terms of selections.

# aviva-stadium - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Simon Hick column: New ways of looking at the game bringing fresh perspectives

Fans, journalists and analysts are changing their outlook.

# aviva-stadium - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

FAI confirm Liverpool v Shamrock Rovers friendly for Aviva Stadium in May

Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge will be bringing their goalscoring double act to Dublin soon.

‘When I arrived, the majority of the Ireland squad was Munster based’ – Doug Howlett

The New Zealand rugby legend as much satisfaction from seeing Keith Earls in the Munster 14 jersey as he ever got from playing there himself.

# aviva-stadium - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Frenchman Pascal Gaüzère to referee Leinster v Munster derby

The LNR match official has not been afraid to flash the cards this season.

5 central issues in the build-up to the Leinster v Munster inter-provincial clash

Matt O’Connor’s impact on Leinster, Rob Penney operating with freedom and the benefits of Ireland’s success.

Munster’s meagre Six Nations representation not Leinster’s problem

Blues forwards coach Jono Gibbes is not buying attempts to ramp up Saturday’s interpro as a grudge match for overlooked players.

# aviva-stadium - Monday 24 March, 2014

Ross on Munster rivalry: ‘You fight more in a family than you do with strangers’

The Leinster prop is expecting a fierce encounter at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

O’Driscoll ‘excited’ about facing Munster, possibly for the final time

Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes says the outside centre is happy to get back to provincial basics.

# aviva-stadium - Saturday 8 March, 2014

5 things we learned from Ireland’s seven-try win over Italy

O’Driscoll shows his class, Italians fade after Irish onslaught and Joe Schmidt’s men are showing consistency.

Out of 10: How Ireland rated in today’s Six Nations clash with Italy

Here’s how we felt Ireland’s players performed in their seven-try victory over the Italians in Dublin.

# aviva-stadium - Friday 7 March, 2014

Snapshot: Brian O’Driscoll ‘milks’ the applause after leaving team waiting on squad photo

‘We were just cold, waiting on him to get out there’, joked Jamie Heaslip.

Greatest hits: 10 of Brian O’Driscoll’s best international tries on home soil

The centre will have one last opportunity to add to this list when Italy visit tomorrow.

# aviva-stadium - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Nora Stapleton column: We’re ready to make history at the Aviva

The Ireland Women’s out-half talks about making the video that has promoted the clash with Italy this week.

Paul O’Connell admits he may hug Brian O’Driscoll a little tighter before final home game

The retiring centre may have to protect his ribs if an emotional Paulie loses the run of himself.

# aviva-stadium - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Serbia

Could Martin O’Neill’s side get 2014 off to a winning start? We had minute-by-minute coverage live from the Aviva Stadium.

# aviva-stadium - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Kerry’s rugby flag flying high as Siobhán Fleming and JJ Hanrahan make their mark

The Ireland Women’s flanker is from the same village as Moss Keane, Mick Galwey and Munster’s latest out-half star.

VIDEO: Ireland Women call for support ahead of history-maker against Italy

This weekend’s Six Nations clash will be the first time a women’s international has been held at the Aviva Stadium.

Murphy thought his Ireland days were over during six-year exile

The Ipswich Town striker is over-the-moon after making his return to the squad and hopes to be involved tomorrow night.

# aviva-stadium - Monday 3 March, 2014

Ireland remain optimistic that Jonny Sexton will be available for Italy

Meanwhile, there have been updates on the injury problems for Peter O’Mahony, Luke Marshall and a host of others.

# aviva-stadium - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Beating Italy at Aviva can set up title decider with France – Alison Miller

The Irish winger believes her team are still well placed to defend their Six Nations title.

# aviva-stadium - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Ireland loss the most disappointing of my Wales tenure, admits Gatland

The New Zealander had few complaints after his team were out-gunned at Lansdowne Road.

Schmidt targets England at Twickenham as Triple Crown looms large

The Ireland coach is delighted that his team finished off winning positions in their first two Six Nations games.

Ireland break down every part of Welsh game to bring Triple Crown into view

Paddy Jackson and Chris Henry provided the tries as Ireland’s defence kept Wales to a single opportunity.

# aviva-stadium - Friday 7 February, 2014

Ireland to take on Turkey in Dublin

The FAI has announced news that Martin O’Neill’s side will play a friendly at Lansdowne Road on 25 May.

# aviva-stadium - Sunday 2 February, 2014

5 things we learned from Ireland’s victory over Scotland

Joe Schmidt’s men ran in three tries as they overcame the dogged Scots in Dublin.

VIDEO: Andrew Trimble ends 40 minutes of fierce Scottish resistance

The Ulster winger finished off a fine, sweeping move in first half injury time.

‘As I get older it gets easier’: Toner in prime condition for Scottish friction

The second row is high on confidence these days and will aim to stop Scotland at source today.

# aviva-stadium - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

‘A bloody hard thing to do’ – O’Driscoll on Ireland’s Grand Slam hopes

The backline talisman insists his team have respect for Scotland but are ‘totally capable of beating them’.

# aviva-stadium - Monday 23 December, 2013

Briggs: ‘We’ve been able to put women’s rugby on the map’

The Ireland fullback reflects on a stunning year and looks forward to more exciting challenges.

# aviva-stadium - Friday 20 December, 2013

Irish women’s rugby team to play at the Aviva Stadium

It will be the first time a women’s 6 Nations game has been staged at the venue.

# aviva-stadium - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

UPDATE: Leinster fan abroad wins trip home for Northampton showdown

John Smith will be counting down the days to the big Heineken Cup game on 14 December.

# aviva-stadium - Monday 25 November, 2013

5 telling stats from an unbelievable clash with the All Blacks

Heaslip’s Trojan effort, O’Connell’s awesomeness and the All Blacks efficiency in exploiting gaps.

# aviva-stadium - Sunday 24 November, 2013

# aviva-stadium - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Luke Romano not concerned about facing Paul O’Connell

On his return to fitness, the Canterbury lock is fully focused on his own game.

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