Ireland record holder Johnny Sexton backing son to challenge points record

After becoming Ireland's all-time leading points scorer in a crushing Rugby World Cup win over Tonga, Johnny Sexton joked his young son will chase down his record.

Johnny Sexton

Rugby World Cup: Ireland cruise past Tonga as Johnny Sexton breaks points record

Johnny Sexton became Ireland's all-time record points scorer by leading his country to a 59-16 bonus-point victory against Tonga in the Rugby World Cup.

Rassie Erasmus

Victor Matfield believes Rassie Erasmus heading to Ireland after World Cup

Springbok great Victor Matfield believes Rassie Erasmus is leaving his position as South Africa's director of rugby to take up a similar role in Ireland after the Rugby World Cup in France.

Andrew Porter

Irish prop confident they can go all the way at Rugby World Cup

Prop Andrew Porter revealed that the entire Irish squad believes they will exorcise their Rugby World Cup demons in France this year.


Ireland put minnows Romania to the sword with 12-try thumping

Johnny Sexton marked his long-awaited comeback with two of 12 tries as Ireland launched their Rugby World Cup campaign by blitzing Romania in Bordeaux.


World rankings: Springboks could finish the weekend at No 1

The Springboks could end the weekend as the No. 1-ranked rugby team in the world if they manage to beat Scotland on Sunday.