GET Solutions Wins Slot On Ireland Team’s Jersey

GET Solutions, the leading energy consultancy company in Ireland, has earned a sponsorship deal with the Irish national rugby team.

The company’s name will feature on the shirt of the international Irish rugby team. GET Solutions will be having their company’s name back on the Ireland team jersey for four international fixtures that the team will be playing very soon. This also includes a couple of world cup qualifying games.

Schmidt Contract To Expire

Joe Schmidt is the head coach for IRFU; he has to take a crucial decision as to whether he will extend the four year contract that exists with the team at present. He has certain family commitments that he needs to consider that would affect his decision as to whether he will continue or end the contract.

Joe Schmidt has an important role to play as the head coach for the Irish rugby team. He is deferring a decision for his future with the regional team. Some are optimistic about his extending contract period while others are unsure about his decision.

Sweetnam Stars In Munster’s Win

The pre-season friendly match played in August looked as if it was held in late November because of the heavy winds and rain.

The gusty weather conditions did not upset the rhythm and performance of the Munster team as they won their game 17-0 against Zebre in Waterford. This was the first win for Rassie Erasmus after being appointed as Munster’s director of Rugby.

Ireland Rugby Team Well Positioned Against South Africa

The second test that is coming up would have a rugby team of Ireland playing. They would be playing for South Africa.

There have been five changes that is definitely a first. Quinn Roux is a South African born player who would be making a debut for the Irish team. There have been considerable changes after the historic victory the team had in Cape Town. Tadgh Furlong as well as Rhys Ruddock could be part of the pack as well. Ruddock is also set to play the role of an open side flank player. Ian Henderson would be playing on the blind side. He would be substituting CJ Stander who has been suspended for the time being.

Herring and Trimble are Ulster Captains

Rob Herring and Andrew Trimble will be sharing the captaincy of the Ulster province for the forthcoming season. Ireland skipper Rory Best has stepped down from the role of the captain of Ulster and both Herring and Trimble have been chosen as the captains this season.

Herring, the hooker, was a deputy to Best on plenty of occasions last season and has a bit of experience in captaining the Ulster team. Trimble is the most capped player in the squad and this explains why he has been chosen by the Ulster management to lead the team this season.

Ireland U20s historic first win v New Zealand

Connacht Extends Contract With Bealham

The Ireland rugby international Finlay Bealham has signed a new contract with his team Connacht Rugby and he will be seen playing for the team till the 2019 summer. It looks like the Connacht team management was pretty much impressed with the show that Bealham put up last season.

The 24 year old prop is capable of playing on both sides of the scrum and this was showcased during the last season. Bealham had featured in all the 31 games played by Connacht Rugby team last season that involved PRO12 and European Rugby Challenge Cup. This could be one the reasons for Connacht to extend his contract.

Ireland Rugby Team Gets A New Coach

Ireland gets a French coach for a small rugby club located in West Cork.

Munster rugby has obtained a celebratory coach recently. Johan Erasmus would be taking up the director position in this province. Even though this club might be still at amateur levels, it has definitely taken a step to spruce up its acts and to help the team develop skills to the next level.

Mike Ford Set for Leinster Role

Leinster was quick to react after the surprise departure of defense coach Kurt McQuilkin. The Leinster province did not waste much of its time and started to carry out discussions with many coaches to fill the shoes of Kurt.

There is no doubt that Kurt had left a void, according to Leo Cullen, the head coach. He had to leave due to family reasons and it is for Leinster management to bring in someone with a positive attitude into the squad.

Six Nations reaches pivotal weekend

This Six Nations returns this weekend having taken a well deserved breather last week, with teams again set to battle it out for victories over their Northern hemisphere rivals.

Ireland

It is hard to look anywhere else for the tie of the round, as England host Wales at Twickenham on Saturday evening in what could well be the title decider.

Having started confidently in their new era under Eddie Jones, England will be looking to banish painful memories of their World Cup exit to their neighbours, which eventually contributed to their exit at the group stage. For Wales, Warren Gatland’s side will be looking to build upon recent victories against Scotland and France.

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