Ireland vs France Live, en direct, diretta, Ao vivo Online

Ireland vs France Live, en direct, diretta, Ao vivo Online,The Ireland national rugby union team have played all eight Rugby World Cup tournaments. They have played in the quarter-finals at all but two tournaments, but have yet to progress to the semi-finals. Strangely, Ireland has never played either South Africa or England in a RWC match.

Ireland vs France Live, en direct, diretta, Ao vivo Online

Ireland vs France Live, en direct, diretta, Ao vivo Online,Ireland has competed at every Rugby World Cup since the tournament was first held in Australia and New Zealand in 1987. After a loss to Wales, Ireland finished second in their pool in 1987 but were then knocked out by Australia in their quarter final in Sydney.

Ireland vs France Live, en direct, diretta, Ao vivo Online

Ireland vs France Live, en direct, diretta, Ao vivo Online,In 1991 Ireland again lost only the one match in pool play (to Scotland). They again met the Australians in the quarter-finals, who defeated them by one point. Runner-up in their pool in 1995 to the All Blacks, Ireland were defeated by France in their quarter-final in Durban.

Ireland finished second in their pool in 1999, behind Australia and went into the quarter-final play-offs (a system exclusive to the 1999 tournament). There they lost to Argentina, and thus, not being quarter-finalists, they were not given automatic entry into 2003. They defeated Russia and Georgia to go through as Europe 1. They finished second to Australia in their pool, and were knocked out by France in the quarter finals.

They started in the so-called “Group of death” with hosts France, Argentina, Namibia and Georgia in the 2007 Rugby World Cup. They played Namibia (the lowest ranked team in the World cup) in their opening game on 9 September which resulted in a narrow 32–17 win.Their progress was then put into doubt when they beat Georgia 14–10, not obtaining a bonus point.France’s victory over Namibia 87–10 put Ireland’s progression from the group in doubt, and this was compounded when the French defeated Ireland 25–3.Entering their last group match against Argentina, needing four tries to secure a bonus point without allowing Argentina anything, Ireland were defeated by 30 points to 15 and crashed out at the pool stage for the first time.

Ireland began their 2011 Rugby World Cup campaign on the back of four defeats in a series of warm-up tests in August, with a 22–10 victory over the United States in New Plymouth on 11 September. Failing to secure a bonus point against world cup minnows the United States, a team ranked far below Ireland, this was an unconvincing win.

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