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Ireland


Ireland - Statistics
(as at 16/6/2014)


Founded: 1874
Chairman: Finbarr Crowley
President: Pat Fitzgerald
Chief Executive:Philip Browne
Postal Address:Irish Rugby Football Union, 62 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin, 4, Ireland
Union Address: 10-12 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, D4, Dublin
Coaches: HEAD: Joe Schmidt; FORWARDS: John Plumtree.
Captain: Paul O'Connell
Colours:Green and White
Website: www.irishrugby.ie
E-mail:
info@irfu.ie
No. of Clubs:
234
No. of Players:153823
No. of Referees: 2411
HONOURS:
5-Nations Grand Slam Winners (twice): 1948, 2009
Triple Crown Winners (British teams only: 11 times): 1894, 1899, 1948, 1949, 1982, 1985, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010
5-Nations Champions (* - Shared 8 times; 12 times outright): 1894, 1896, 1899, 1906(*), 1912(*), 1926(*), 1927(*), 1932(*), 1935, 1939(*), 1948, 1949, 1951, 1973(*), 1974, 1982, 1983(*), 1985, 2009, 2014

INDEX

1. Players Test Statistics - 2014
2. Players RWC Statistics - 2011
3. Test Match Results - 2007-2014
4. Summary - 2000-2014
5. World Cup Results - 1987-2011
6. Summary World Cup - 1987-2011
7. Ireland's Overall Test Record Against All Countries
8.Players Test Profiles
9.
Irish Test Records

Pld = Played
PF = Points For
PA = Points Against
PD = Points Difference
TF = Tries For
TA = Tries Against

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1. PLAYERS TEST STATISTICS - 2014
Most Points in 2013: 45 - Paddy Jackson
Most Tries in 2013: 4 - Fergus McFadden

Points

T

C

PG

DG

Total

Jonny Sexton

5

10

15

0

90

Andrew Trimble

4

0

0

0

20

Chris Henry

3

0

0

0

15

Ian Madigan

1

1

2

0

13

Paddy Jackson

1

3

0

0

11

Rob Kearney

2

0

0

0

10

Sean Cronin

1

0

0

0

5

Cian Healy

1

0

0

0

5

Jamie Heaslip

1

0

0

0

5

Chris McFadden

1

0

0

0

5

Jack McGrath

1

0

0

0

5

Simon Zebo

1

0

0

0

5

-

0

0

0

0

0

T - Tries scored
C - Conversions
P - Penalties
D - Drop goals

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2. PLAYERS RWC STATISTICS - 2011
Most Points in 2010: 72 - Jonathan Sexton
Most Tries in 2010: 5 - Tommy Bowe

Points

T

C

PG

DG

Total

Ronan O'Gara

0

10

8

0

44

Jonathan Sexton

0

3

4

1

21

Keith Earls

5

0

0

0

25

Tommy Bowe

2

0

0

0

10

Rory Best

1

0

0

0

5

Isaac Boss

1

0

0

0

5

Keith Earls

1

0

0

0

5

Tony Buckley

1

0

0

0

5

Shane Jennings

1

0

0

0

5

Robert Kearney

1

0

0

0

5

Fergus McFadden

1

0

0

0

5

Sean O'Brien

1

0

0

0

5

Brian O'Driscoll

1

0

0

0

5

Andrew Trimble

1

0

0

0

5

T - Tries scored
C - Conversions
P - Penalties
D - Drop goals

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3. TEST MATCH RESULTS - 2007-2014

Date

Opponent

Venue & Kick-off Time

Competition

H/Time

Result

Tries

League pts

2014

2/2/2014

Scotland

Lansdowne Road, Dublin (15:00)

Six Nations

11-3

28-6

3-0

2

8/2/2014

Wales

Lansdowne Road, Dublin (15:00)

Six Nations

13-0

26-3

2-0

2

22/2/2014

England

Twickenham, London (16:00)

Six Nations

0-3

10-13

1-1

0

8/3/2014

Italy

Lansdowne Road, Dublin (14:30)

Six Nations

17-7

46-7

7-1

2

15/3/2014

France

Stade de France, Paris (18:00)

Six Nations

12-13

22-20

3-2

2

7/6/2014

Argentina

Estadio Centenario, Ressistencia

Admiral Brown Cup

11-10

29-17

3-2

-

14/6/2014

Argentina

Tucuman

Admiral Brown Cup

9-10

23-17

2-2

-

8/11/2014

South Africa

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

End of the Year-1

0-0

0-0

0-0

-

15/11/2014

Tier-2 Nation

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

End of the Year-2

0-0

0-0

0-0

-

22/11/2014

Australia

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

End of the Year-3

0-0

0-0

0-0

-

/6/2014

-

-

June International

0-0

0-0

0-0

-

2013

2/2/2013

Wales

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (13:30)

Six Nations

25-3

30-22

3-3

2

10/2/2013

England

Lansdowne Road, Dublin (15:00)

Six Nations

0-6

6-12

0-0

0

24/2/2013

Scotland

Murrayfield, Edinburgh (14:00)

Six Nations

3-0

8-12

1-0

0

9/3/2013

France

Lansdowne Road, Dublin (17:00)

Six Nations

13-3

13-13

1-1

1

16/3/2013

Italy

Stadio Flaminio, Rome (15:30)

Six Nations

6-9

15-22

0-1

0

8/6/2013

USA

BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston

June International

12-6

15-12

0-0

-

15/6/2013

Canada

BMO Field, Toronto

June International

12-9

40-14

6-1

-

9/11/2013

Samoa

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

End of the Year

40-9

24-6

5-0

-

16/11/2013

Australia

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

Lansdowne Cup

12-15

15-32

0-4

-

24/11/2013

New Zealand

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

Steinlager Cup

22-7

22-24

3-3

-

2012

5/2/2012

Wales

Lansdowne Road, Dublin: 15:00

Six Nations

10-5

21-23

2-3

0

25/2/2012

Italy

Lansdowne Road, Dublin: 13:30

Six Nations

17-10

42-10

5-1

2

3/3/2012

France

Stade de France, Paris: 21:00

Six Nations

17-6

17-17

2-1

1

10/3/2012

Scotland

Lansdowne Road, Dublin: 15:00

Six Nations

22-14

32-14

4-1

2

17/3/2012

England

Twickenham, London: 17:00

Six Nations

6-9

9-30

0-2

0

29/5/2012

Barbarians

Kingsholm, Gloucester

Non-test

-

28-29

4-3

Non-test

9/6/2012

New Zealand

Eden Park, Auckland

Steinlager Cup

3-23

10-42

1-5

-

16/6/2012

New Zealand

Rugby League Park, Christchurch

Steinlager Cup

10-9

19-22

1-1

-

23/6/2012

New Zealand

Waikato Stadium, Hamilton

Steinlager Cup

0-29

0-60

0-9

-

10/11/2012

South Africa

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

End-of-the-Year-1

12-3

12-16

0-1

-

24/11/2012

Argentina

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

End-of-the-Year-2

24-9

46-24

7-2

-

2011

5/2/2011

Italy

Stadio Flaminio, Rome: 15:30

6-Nations

3-6

13-11

1-1

2

13/2/2011

France

Aviva Stadium, Dublin: 15:00

6-Nations

15-12

22-25

3-1

0

27/2/2011

Scotland

Murrayfield, Edinburgh: 15:00

6-Nations

14-9

21-18

3-0

2

12/3/2011

Wales

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff: 17:00

6-Nations

13-9

13-19

1-1

0

19/3/2011

England

Aviva Stadium, Dublin: 17:00

6-Nations

17-3

24-8

2-1

2

8/8/2011

Scotland

Murrayfield, Edinburgh: 15:00

RWC Warm-up Teat

3-0

6-10

0-1

1

13/8/2011

France

Stade Chaban Delmas, Bordeaux: 14:30

RWC Warm-up Test

3-13

12-19

0-1

-

20/8/2011

France

Aviva Stadium, Dublin: 15:00

RWC Warm-up Test

8-19

22-26

3-2

-

27/8/2011

England

Aviva Stadium, Dublin: 17:00

RWC Warm-up Test

9-13

9-20

0-2

-

/2011

-

-

-

0-0

0-0

0-0

-

/2011

-

-

-

0-0

0-0

0-0

-

2010

6/2/2010

Italy

Croke Park, Dublin: 14:30

6-Nations

23-8

29-11

2-1

2

13/2/2010

France

Stade de France, Paris: Paris: 17:30

6-Nations

3-17

10-33

1-3

0

27/2/2010

England

Twickenham, London: 16:00

6-Nations

8-6

20-16

3-1

2

13/3/2010

Wales

Croke Park, Dublin: 14:30

6-Nations

16-6

27-12

3-0

2

20/3/2010

Scotland

Croke Park, Dublin: 17:00

6-Nations

7-14

20-23

2-1

0

4/6/2010

Barbarians

Thomond Park. Limerick

Non-Test

10-21

23-29

2-3

-

12/6/2010

New Zealand

Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth

Test

7-38

28-66

4-9

-

18/6/2010

NZ Maori

Rotorua

Non-Test

-

28-31

1-3

-

26/6/2010

Australia

Brisbane

Lansdowne Cup

15-16

15-22

0-2

-

6/11/2010

South Africa

Aviva Stadium, Dublin: 17:30

Test

6-13

21-23

2-2

-

13/11/2010

Samoa

Aviva Stadium, Dublin: 14:30

Test

13-7

20-10

2-1

-

20/11/2010

New Zealand

Aviva Stadium, Dublin: 17:30

Test

13-19

18-38

2-4

-

28/11/2010

Argentina

Aviva Stadium, Dublin: 14:30

Test

19-3

29-9

2-0

-

2009

7/2/2009

France

Croke Park, Dublin: 19:00

6-Nations

13-10

30-21

3-2

2

15/2/2009

Italy

Stadio Flaminio, Rome: 16:30

6-Nations

14-9

38-9

5-0

2

28/2/2009

England

Croke Park, Dublin: 19:30

6-Nations

3-3

14-13

1-1

2

14/3/2009

Scotland

Murrayfield, Edinburgh: 19:00

6-Nations

9-12

22-15

1-0

2

21/3/2008

Wales

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff: 19:30

6-Nations

0-6

17-15

2-0

2

23/5/2009

Canada

Thunderbird Stadium, Vancouver: 14:00

Test

7-3

25-6

3-0

-

30/5/2009

USA

Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara:13:00

Test

13-0

27-10

4-1

-

15/11/2009

Australia

Croke Park, Dublin

Lansdowne Cup

6-10

20-20

2-2

-

21/11/2009

Fiji

Croke Park, Dublin

Test

13-3

41-6

5-0

-

28/11/2009

South Africa

Croke Park, Dublin

Test

6-10

15-10

0-1

-

2008

2/2/2008

Italy

Croke Park: 18:00

6-Nations

10-3

16-11

1-1

2

9/2/2008

France

Stade de France: 18:00

6-Nations

6-19

21-26

2-3

0

23/2/2008

Scotland

Croke Park: 19:00

6-Nations

0-0

34-13

5-1

2

8/3/2008

Wales

Croke Park: 15:15

6-Nations

6-3

12-16

0-1

0

15/3/2008

England

Twickenham: 17:00

6-Nations

10-13

10-33

1-3

0

28/5/2008

Barbarians

Croke Park: 15:15

Friendly

-

39-14

5-2

-

7/6/2008

New Zealand

Wellington

Test

8-8

11-21

1-2

-

14/6/2008

Australia

Melbourne

Test

7-15

12-18

2-2

-

8/11/2008

Canada

Thomond Park, Limerick

End-of-the-Year-1

38-0

55-0

8-0

-

15/11/2008

New Zealand

Croke Park

End-of-the-Year-2

3-10

3-22

0-3

-

22/11/2008

Argentina

Croke Park

End-of-the-Year-3

3-3

17-3

1-0

-

2007

4/2/2008

Wales

Millennium Stadium: 15:00

6-Nations

12-9

19-9

3-0

2

11/2/2007

France

Croke Park, Dublin: 15:00

6-Nations

11-13

17-20

1-2

0

24/2/2007

England

Croke Park, Dublin: 17:30

6-Nations

23-13

43-13

4-1

0

10/3/2007

Scotland

Murrayfield: 13:30

6-Nations

13-9

19-18

1-0

2

17/3/2007

Italy

Stadio Flaminio, Rome: 14:30

6-Nations

20-12

51-24

8-2

2

26/5/2/2007

Argentina

Santa Fé

1st Test

10-6

20-22

2-1

-

2/6/2007

Argentina

Buenos Aires

2nd Test

0-6

0-16

0-1

-

11/8/2007

Scotland

Murrayfield, Edinburgh

Test

6-19

21-31

2-5

-

24/8/2007

Italy

Ravenhill, Belfast

Test

10-13

23-20

2-2

-

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4. IRISH TEST MATCH SUMMARY - 2000-2014

Played

Won

Lost

Draw

Pts F

Pts A

Tries F

Tries A

League points

2014

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6-Nations

5

4

1

0

132

49

16

4

8

vs Argentina

2

2

0

0

52

34

5

4

-

vs

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

vs

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

TOTAL: 2014

7

6

1

0

184

83

21

8

-

2013

10

4

5

1

204

172

19

13

-

2012

10

3

6

1

208

258

22

26

-

2011

14

7

7

0

287

212

29

16

-

2010

11

5

6

0

237

263

23

24

-

2009

10

9

0

1

249

125

26

7

-

2008

10

4

6

0

191

163

21

16

-

2007

13

6

7

0

277

255

32

21

-

2006

11

7

4

0

300

233

32

26

-

2005

10

6

4

0

271

218

31

19

-

2004

10

7

3

0

255

176

28

15

-

2003

16

12

4

0

502

300

57

30

-

2002

13

9

4

0

397

251

44

28

-

2001

8

6

2

0

230

140

22

17

-

2000

10

5

4

1

397

234

50

22

-

TOTAL

162

95

63

4

4189

3076

457

288

-

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5. WORLD CUP RESULTS - 1987-2011

Date

Opponent

Venue

Result

Tries

1987

Australia & New Zealand

25/5/1987

Wales

Athletic Park, Wellington

6-13

0-1

30/5/1987

Canada

Carisbrook, Dunedin

46-19

6-1

3/6/1987

Tonga

Ballymore, Brisbane

32-9

5-0

7/6/1987

Australia

Waratah Rugby Stadium, Sydney - Quarter-final

15-33

2-4

1991

Britain & France

6/10/1991

Zimbabwe

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

55-11

8-2

9/10/1991

Japan

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

32-16

4-3

12/10/1991

Scotland

Murrayfield, Edinburgh

15-24

0-2

20/10/1991

Australia

Lansdowne Road, Dublin - Quarter-final

18-19

1-3

1995

South Africa

27/5/1995

New Zealand

Ellis Park, Johannesburg

19-43

3-5

31/5/1995

Japan

Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

50-28

7-4

4/6/1995

Wales

Ellis Park, Johannesburg

24-23

3-2

10/6/1995

France

Absa Stadium, Durban - Quarter-final

12-36

0-2

1999

Britain & France

2/10/1999

USA

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

53-8

7-1

10/10/1999

Australia

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

3-23

0-2

15/10/1999

Romania

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

44-14

5-1

20/10/1999

Argentina

Stade Felix-Bollaert, Lens - Quarter-final Playoff

24-28

0-1

2003

Australia

11/10/2003

Romania

Coast Stadium, Gosford

45-17

5-2

19/10/2003

Namibia

Aussie Stadium, Sydney

64-7

10-1

26/10/2003

Argentina

Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

16-15

1-0

1/11/2003

Australia

Telstra Dome, Melbourne

16-17

1-1

9/11/2003

France

Telstra Dome, Melbourne - Quarter-final

21-43

3-4

2007

Group D

France & Britain

9/9/2007

Namibia

Bordeaux

32-17

5-2

15/9/2007

Georgia

Bordeaux

14-10

2-1

21/9/2007

France

St. Denis

3-25

0-2

30/9/2007

Argentina

Paris

15-30

2-2

2011

Group C

New Zealand & Local Kick-off Time

11/9/2011

USA

Taranaki Stadium, New Plymouth (18:00)

22-10

3-1

17/9/2011

Australia

Eden Park, Auckland (20:30)

15-6

0-0

25/9/2011

Russia

Rotorua International Stadium, Rotorua (18:00)

62-12

9-2

2/10/20119

Italy

Carisbrook, Dunedin (20:30)

36-6

3-0

8/10/2011

Wales

Regional Stadium, Wellington (17:00) - Quarter-final-1

10-22

1-3

2015

Group D

England/Cardiff & Local Kick-off Time

19/9/2015

Canada

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (14:30)

0-0

0-0

27/9/2015

Europe 2

Wembley Stadium, London (17:00)

0-0

0-0

4/10/2015

Italy

Olympic Stadium, London (17:00)

0-0

0-0

11/10/2015

France

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (17:00)

0-0

0-0

17-18/10/2015

0

() - Quarter-final

0-0

0-0

24-25/10/2015

0

() - Semi-final

0-0

0-0

31/10/2015

0

() - FINAL

0-0

0-0

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6. SUMMARY WORLD CUP - 1987-2011

Played

Won

Lost

Draw

Pts F

Pts A

Tries F

Tries A

1987

4

2

2

0

99

74

13

6

1991

4

2

2

0

120

70

13

10

1995

4

2

2

0

105

130

13

13

1999

4

2

2

0

124

73

12

5

2003

5

3

2

0

162

99

20

8

2007

4

2

2

0

64

82

9

7

2011

5

4

1

0

145

56

16

6

2015

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

30

17

13

0

819

584

96

55

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7. IRELAND'S OVERALL TEST RECORD AGAINST ALL COUNTRIES
(15/2/1875 to 16/6/2014)

Opponents (*)

Pld

Won

Lost

Drawn

PF

PA

Argentina: 27/10/1990

15

10

5

0

331

283

Australia: 12/11/1927

31

9

21

1

427

634

Canada: 30/51987

6

5

0

1

226

77

England: 15/2/18875

128

46

74

8

1037

1475

Fiji: 1995

3

3

0

0

149

31

France: 20/3/1909

92

30

55

7

1066

1497

Georgia: 1998

2

2

0

0

133

14

Italy: 1988

23

19

4

0

746

379

Japan: 9/10/1991

5

5

0

0

251

83

Namibia: 1991

4

2

2

0

117

65

New Zealand: 25/11/1905

28

0

27

1

310

812

NZ Natives: 1/12/1888

1

1

0

0

13

4

Pacific Islanders: 25/11/2006

1

1

0

0

61

17

Presidents XV: 7/9/1974

1

0

0

1

18

18

Romania: 1/11/1986

8

8

0

0

346

92

Russia: 2002

2

2

0

0

97

15

Samoa: 1988

6

5

1

0

209

103

Scotland: 19/2/1877

129 (x)

58

66

5

1372

1323

South Africa: 24/11/1906

21

4

16

1

248

417

Tonga: 3/6/1987

2

2

0

0

72

28

United States of America: 1994

8

8

0

0

306

82

Wales: 18/2/1882

120

49

65

6

1301

1401

Zimbabwe: 6/10/1991

1

1

0

0

55

11

TOTAL

637

270

336

31

8891

8861

ratio (%)

42.38

52.75

4.87

(*) The above table refers to all matches where Test Caps have been awarded. It is important to note that there can be some differentiation between countries in terms of awarding caps. Some countries have awarded caps in games their opponents have not recognised as Tests.

(x) The test of 1885 was abandoned (Scotland 1t Ireland 0)..

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8. PLAYERS TEST PROFILES

Name

Club

Birthdate

Height

Weight

Position

Tests

Points

Tries

Rodney Ah You

Connacht

2710/1988

1.88m

123kg

Prop

1

0

0

Stephen Archer

Munster

29/1/1988

1.88m

120kg

Prop

2

0

0

Jonathan Bell

Ulster

7/2/1974

1.80m

93kg

Centre

35

40

8

Michael Bent

Ulster

25/4/1986

1.85m

118kg

Prop

1

0

0

Neil Best

Ulster

3/4/1979

1.88m

99kg

Flank

18

10

2

(x)Rory Best
(CAPTAIN: 4)

Ulster

15/8/1982

1.80m

105kg

Hooker

77

40

8

Simon Best
(CAPTAIN: 2)

Ulster

11/2/1978

1.85m

113kg

Prop

24

10

2

Justin Bishop

London Irish

8/11/1974

1.82m

86kg

Wing

25

40

8

(x)Isaac Boss

Ulster

9/4/1980

1.78m

79kg

Scrumhalf

20

15

3

(x)Tommy Bowe

Ospreys

22/2/1984

1.90m

89kg

Wing

54

130

26

(x)Tony Buckley

Munster

8/10/1980

1.96m

137kg

Prop

27

10

2

R Caldwell

Ulster

1/11/1984

2.01m

114kg

Lock

2

0

0

Robert Casey

London Irish

18/7/1978

2.00m

116kg

Lock

7

5

1

Darren Cave

Munster

5/4/1987

1.83m

93kg

Centre

7

5

1

(x)Tom Court

Ulster

6/11/1980

1.91m

122kg

Prop

32

5

1

(x)Sean Cronin

Leinster

6/5/1986

1.83m

105kg

Prop/hooker

36

5

1

(x)Leo Cullen
(CAPTAIN: 3)

Leinster

9/1/1978

2.03m

108kg

Lock/flanker

34

0

0

(x)Gordon D'Arcy

Leinster

10/2/1980

1.77m

89kg

Centre

79

35

7

Girvan Dempsey

Leinster

2/10/1975

1.87m

89kg

Fullback

82

95

19

Robbie Diack

Munster

12/11/1985

1.95m

110kg

Eighthman

1

0

0

James Downey

Munster

23/3/1981

1.93m

104kg

Centre

1

0

0

Ian Dowling

Munster

5/10/1982

1.80m

93kg

Wing

2

0

0

Gavin Duffy

Connacht

18/9/1981

1.88m

89kg

Fullback/centre

10

18

3

Simon Easterby

Llanelli Scarlets

21/7/1975

1.90m

98kg

Flank

65

40

8

(x)Keith Earls

Munster

2/10/1987

1.80m

90kg

Centre/wing

39

60

12

(x)Stephen Ferris

Ulster

2/8/1985

1.93m

110kg

Loose forward

34

10

2

Luke Fitzgerald

Leinster

13/9/1987

1.85m

86kg

Fullback/wing/centre

27

10

2

Declan Fitzpatrick

Ulster

12/7/1983

1.80m

110kg

Prop

7

0

0

(x)Jerry Flannery

Munster

17/10/1978

1.80m

102kg

Hooker

41

10

2

John Fogarty

Leinster

18/10/1977

1.78m

102kg

Hooker

1

0

0

Anthony Foley

Munster

30/10/1973

1.90m

110kg

Eighthman

62

25

5

Craig Gilroy

Ulster

11/3/1991

1.83m

93kg

Wing

5

10

2

Keith Gleeson

Leinster

21/6/1976

1.85m

95kg

Flank

27

20

4

Jamie Hagan

Leinster

15/4/1987

1.88m

114kg

Prop

1

0

0

John Hayes

Munster

2/11/1977

1.93m

124kg

Prop

105

10

2

(x)Cian Healy

Leinster

7/10/1987

1.83m

110kg

Prop

47

15

3

(x)Jamie Heaslip
(CAPTAIN: 7)

Leinster

15/12/1983

1.93m

109kg

No 8

67

45

9

Iain Henderson

Ulster

21/2/1992

1.98m

116kg

Lock

12

0

0

Robbie Henshaw

Connacht

12/6/1993

1.85m

92kg

Fullback/centre

3

0

0

Chris Henry

Ulster

17/10/1984

1.88m

107kg

Loose forward

16

10

2

Robert Herring

Munster

27/4/1990

1.83m

104kg

Hooker

1

0

0

Denis Hickie

Leinster

13/2/1976

1.80m

92kg

Wing

62

145

29

Trevor Hogan

-

19/11/1979

1.98m

109kg

Lock

3

0

0

Marcus Horan

Munster

7/9/1977

1.85m

105kg

Prop

67

30

6

Anthony Horgan

Munster

15/11/1976

1.80m

89kg

Wing

8

5

1

Shane Horgan

Leinster

18/7/1978

1.93m

101kg

Wing/centre

66

105

21

D Hurley

Munster

15/7/1984

1.88m

86kg

Fullback

1

0

0

Bernard Jackman

Leinster

5/5/1976

1.83m

112kg

Hooker

10

0

0

Paddy Jackson

Ulster

5/1/1992

1.82m

87kg

Flyhalf

9

56

1

(x)Shane Jennings

Leinster

8/7/1981

1.85m

103kg

Flanker

13

5

1

Felix Jones

Munster

15/8/1987

1.83m

93kg

Utility back

6

0

0

Dave Kearney

Leinster

19/6/1989

1.80m

90kg

Fullback/wing

7

0

0

(x)Rob Kearney

Leinster

26/3/1986

1.85m

90kg

Fullback/wing

55

52

10

Ian Keatley

Munster

1/4/1987

1.83m

90kg

Flyhalf

2

17

0

Dave Kilcoyne

Munster

14/12/1988

1.83m

112kg

Prop

10

0

0

(x)Denis Leamy

Munster

27/11/1981

1.87m

108kg

Flank/No8

57

10

2

Ronan Loughney

Connacht

1/11/1984

1.86m

113kg

Prop

1

0

0

Ian Madigan

Leinster

21/3/1989

1.80m

91kg

Flyhalf

10

37

0

Kevin Maggs

Ulster

3/6/1974

1.80m

90kg

Centre

70

75

15

Kieran Marmion

Connacht

11/2/1992

1.83m

83kg

Scrumhalf

2

0

0

Luke Marshall

Ulster

3/3/1991

1.80m

96kg

Centre

6

0

0

Paul Marshall

Munster

26/7/1985

1.73m

79kg

Scrumhalf

5

0

0

Mike McCarthy

Connacht

27/11/1981

1.93m

110kg

Lock

15

0

0

(x)Fergus McFadden

Leinster

17/6/1986

1.82m

90kg

Wing/centre

28

45

9

Jack McGrath

Leinster

11/10/1989

1.84m

123kg

Prop

10

5

1

Kevin McLaughlin

Leinster

20/9/1984

1.90m

109kg

Flank

8

0

0

Eric Miller

Leinster

23/9/1975

1.87m

104kg

No8/Flank

48

30

6

Martin Moore

Leinster

1/3/1991

1.78m

115kg

Prop

5

0

0

J Muldoon

Connacht

30/11/1982

1.91m

106kg

Flank

3

0

0

Barry Murphy

Ulster

28/11/1982

1.88m

86kg

Centre/wing

3

5

1

(x)Geordan Murphy

Leicester Tigers

19/4/1978

1.85m

86kg

Fullback/Wing

72

98

18

Jordi Murphy

Leinster

22/2/1991

1.88m

106kg

Loose forward

4

0

0

(x)Conor Murray

Munster

20/4/1989

1.83m

92kg

Scrumhalf

28

10

2

(x)Sean O'Brien

Leinster

14/2/1987

1.88m

105kg

Loose forward

30

15

3

(x)Donnacha O'Callaghan

Munster

23/3/1979

1.98m

102kg

Lock

94

5

1

(x)Paul O'Connell
(CAPTAIN:10)

Munster

20/10/1979

1.98m

108kg

Lock

94

30

6

Johnny O'Connor

London Wasps

9/2/1980

1.80m

96kg

Flank

11

5

1

N O'Connor

Ulster

7/7/1987

1.83m

90kg

Flyhalf

0

0

0

Tommy O'Donnell

Munster

21/5/1987

1.85m

100kg

Flanker/No 8

4

5

1

(x)Brian O'Driscoll
(CAPTAIN: 82)

Leinster

21/1/1979

1.80m

95kg

Centre

133

245

46

Mick O'Driscoll

Munster

8/10/1978

1.95m

111kg

Lock/flank

24

0

0

(x)Ronan O'Gara

Munster

7/3/1977

1.83m

85kg

Flyhalf

128

1083

16

Malcolm O'Kelly

Leinster

19/7/1974

2.00m

103kg

Lock

92

40

8

Stuart Olding

Munster

11/3/1993

1.86m

88kg

Utility back

1

0

0

Tomas O'Leary

Munster

22/10/1983

1.80m

85kg

Scrumhalf

24

15

3

Peter O'Mahony
(CAPTAIN: 2)

Munster

17/9/1989

1.90m

105kg

Flank

23

5

1

Brian O'Meara

-

5/4/1976

1.75m

86kg

Scrumhalf

9

0

0

Alan Quianlan

Munster

13/7/1974

1.90m

105kg

Flanker

27

30

6

Noel Reid

Leinster

22/5/1990

1.85m

90kg

Centre/flyhalf

1

0

0

(x)Eoin Reddan

Leinster

20/11/1980

1.70m

80kg

Scrumhalf

55

10

2

Niall Ronan

Munster

14/9/1982

1.91m

103kg

Flank

4

0

0

(x)Mike Ross

Leinster

21/12/1979

1.88m

124kg

Prop

41

0

0

Rhys Ruddock

Leinster

13/11/1990

1.91m

107kg

Flanker

3

0

0

(x)Donnacha Ryan

Munster

11/12/1983

1.98m

108kg

Lock

28

0

0

(x)Jonathan Sexton

Leinster

11/7/1985

1.88m

92kg

Flyhalf

45

391

8

Frank Sheahan

Munster

27/8/1976

1.80m

101kg

Hooker

30

25

5

Mike Sherry

Munster

18/6/1988

1.84m

97kg

Hooker

1

0

0

Jeremy Staunton

Wasps

7/5/1980

1.85m

92kg

Flyhalf

5

21

1

Richardt Strauss

Leinster

29/1/1986

1.74m

108kg

Hooker

4

5

1

Peter Stringer

Munster

13/12/1977

1.70m

72kg

Scrumhalf

98

30

6

Devin Toner

Leinster

29/6/1986

2.08m

120kg

Lock

17

0

0

(x)Andrew Trimble

Ulster

20/10/1984

1.88m

91kg

Centre/wing

57

80

16

Dan Tuohy

Ulster

18/6/1985

1.95m

112kg

Lock

8

5

1

Damien Varley

Munster

28/4/1983

1.80m

107kg

Hooker

3

0

0

David Wallace

Munster

8/7/1976

1.87m

104kg

Flanker

73

60

12

(x)Paddy Wallace

Ulster

27/8/1979

1.80m

83kg

Centre/flyhalf

30

53

2

Ian Whitten

-

5/6/1987

1.88m

102kg

Centre

2

10

2

Simon Zebo

Munster

16/3/1990

1.88m

94kg

Fullback/wing

8

15

3

(x) - RWC 2011

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9. TEST RECORDS

Individual

Most career Matches

133

Brian O'Driscoll (1999-2014)

128

Ronan O'Gara (2000-2013)

105

John Hayes (2000-2011)

98

Peter Stringer (2000-2011)

94

Donncha O'Callaghan (2003-2013)

94

Paul O'Connell (2002-2014)

92

Malcolm O'Kelly (1997-2009)

82

Girvan Dempsey (1998-2008)

79

Gordon D'Arcy (1999-2014)

77

Rory Best (2005-2014)

73

David Wallace (2000-2011)

72

David Humphreys (1996-2006)

72

Geordan Murphy (2000-2011)

70

Kevin Maggs (1997-2005)

69

Mike Gibson (1964-'79)

67

Jamie Heaslip (2006-2014)

67

Marcus Horan (2002-2009)

66

Shane Horgan (2000-2009)

65

Simon Easterby (2000-2008)

63

Willie-John McBride (1962-'75)

62

Anthony Foley (1995-2005)

62

Denis Hickie (2000-2007)

61

Fergus Slattery (1970-'84)

59

Paddy Johns (1990-2000)

58

Phil Orr (1976-1987)

58

Keith Wood (1994-2003)

57

Denis Leamy (2004-2011)

57

Andrew Trimble (2005-2014)

55

Rob Kearney (2007-2014)

55

Brendan Mullin (1984-1995)

55

Eoin Reddan (2006-2014)

54

Tommy Bowe (2004-2012)

54

Peter Clohessy (1993-2002)

54

Tom Kiernan (1960-1973)

52

Donal Lenihan (1981-1992)

51

Moss Keane (1974-1984)

Most Consecutive Tests

52

Willie-John McBride (1964-'75)

49

Phil Orr (1976-'86)

43

Donal Lenihan (1981-'89)

39

Moss Keane (1974-'81)

37

George Stephenson (1920-'29)

Most Tests as Captain

82

Brian O'Driscoll (2002-2012)

33

Keith Wood (1996-2003)

24

Tom Kiernan (1963-'73)

19

CF Fitzgerald (1982-'86)

17

Fergus Slattery (1979-'81)

17

Donal Lenihan (1986-'90)

Most Career Points

1083

Ronan O'Gara (128 tests)

560

David Humphreys (72 tests)

391

Jonathan Sexton (45 tests)

308

Michael Kiernan (43 tests)

296

Eric Ellwood (35 tests)

245

Brian O'Driscoll (133 tests - including 5 drops)

217

Ollie Campbell (22 tests)

158

Tom Kiernan (54 tests)

145

Denis Hickie (62 tests)

130

Tommy Bowe (54 tests)

113

Tony Ward (19 tests)

112

Mike Gibson (69 tests)

108

Paul Burke (13 tests)

100

Shane Horgan (66 tests)

Most Points in a Test

32

Ronan O'Gara (v Samoa, 2003: Apia)

30

Ronan O'Gara (v Italy, 2000: Dublin)

26

David Humphreys (v Scotland, 2003: Edinburgh)

26

Paddy Wallace (v Pacific Islands, 2006: Dublin)

25

David Humphreys (v Italy, 2003: Dublin)

24

Paul Burke (v Italy, 1997: Dublin)

24

David Humphreys (v Argentina, 1999: Dublin)

23

Ralph Keys (v Zimbabwe, 1991: Dublin)

23

Ronan O'Gara (v Japan, 2000: Dublin)

22

David Humphreys (v Wales, 2002: Dublin)

21

Ollie Campbell (v Scotland, 1982: Dublin)

21

Ollie Campbell (v England, 1983: Dublin)

21

Ronan O'Gara (v Italy, 2001: Rome)

21

Ronan O'Gara (v Argentina, 2004: Dublin)

21

Ronan O'Gara (v England, 2007: Dublin)

20

Michael Kiernan (v Romania, 1986: Dublin)

20

Eric Ellwood (v Romania, 1993: Dublin)

20

SJP Mason (v Western Samoa, 1996: Dublin)

20

Eric Ellwood (v Georgia, 1998: Dublin)

20

Keith Wood (v USA, 1999: Dublin)

20

Denis Hickie (v Italy, 2003: Dublin)

20

David Humphreys (v USA, 2004: Dublin)

Most Tries in a Test

4

Brian Robinson (v Zimbabwe, 1991: Dublin)

4

Keith Wood (v USA, 1999: Dublin)

4

Denis Hickie (v Italy, 2003: Dublin)

3

R. Montgomery (v Wales, 1887: Birkenhead)

3

JP Quinn (v France, 1913: Cork)

3

E. O'D Davy (v Scotland, 1930: Edinburgh)

3

SJ Byrne (v Scotland, 1953: Edinburgh)

3

Keith Crossan (v Romania, 1986: Dublin)

3

Brendan Mullin (v Tonga, 1987: Brisbane)

3

MR Mostyn (v Argentina, 1999: Dublin)

3

Brian O'Driscoll
v France, 2000: Paris
v Scotland , 2002: Dublin

3

Mike Mullins (v USA, Manchester, N.H.: 2000)

3

Denis Hickie (v Japan, 2000: Dublin)

3

Rob Henderson (vs Italy, 2001: Rome)

3

Kevin Maggs (vs Fiji, 2002: Dublin)

3

Fergus McFadden (vs Canada, 2013: Toronto)

Most Career Tries

46

Brian O'Driscoll (133 tests)

29

Denis Hickie (62 tests)

26

Tommy Bowe (54 tests)

21

Shane Horgan (66 tests)

19

Girvan Dempsey (82 tests)

18

Geordan Murphy (72 tests)

17

Brendan Mullin (55 tests)

16

Ronan O'Gara (128 tests)

16

Andrew Trimble (56 tests)

15

Kevin Maggs (70 tests)

15

Keith Wood (58 tests)

14

George Stephenson (42 tests)

12

Keith Crossan (41 tests)

12

Keith Earls (36 tests)

12

David Wallace (73 tests)

11

Alan Duggan (25 tests)

11

Simon Geoghegan (37 tests)

10

Hugo MacNeil (37 tests)

10

Rob Kearney (54 tests)

Most Conversions in a Test

10

Eric Elwood (vs Georgia, 1998: Dublin)

10

Ronan O'Gara (vs Japan, 2000: Dublin)

8

Ronan O'Gara (vs USA, 2000: Manchester, N.H.)

7

Michael Kiernan (vs Romania, 1986: Dublin)

7

David Humphreys (vs USA, 2004: Dublin)

6

Paul Burke (vs Japan, 1995: Bloemfontein)

6

Ronan O'Gara (vs Italy, 2000: Dublin)

6

David Humphreys (vs Italy, 2003: Dublin)

6

David Humphreys (vs Japan, 2005: Tokyo)

6

Paddy Wallace (vs Pacific Islands, 2006: Dublin)

5

Michael Kiernan (vs Canada, 1987: Dunedin)

5

Eric Elwood (vs Romania, 1999: Dublin)

5

David Humphreys (vs Fiji, 2002: Dublin)

Most Penalties in a Test

8

Paul Burke (vs Italy, 1997: Dublin)

7

David Humphreys (vs Argentina, 1999: Lens)

6

Ollie Campbell (vs Scotland, 1982: Dublin)

6

Eric Elwood (vs Romania, 1993: Dublin)

6

SJP Mason (vs Western Samoa, 1996: Dublin)

6

Ronan O'Gara (vs Italy, 2000: Dublin)

6

David Humphreys (vs Wales, 2002: Dublin)

6

Ronan O'Gara (vs ustralia, 2002: Dublin)

Most Dropped Goals in a Test

2

Mike Gibson (vs Australia, 1967: Dublin)

2

Will McCombe (vs France, 1975: Dublin)

2

Ollie Campbell (vs Australia, 1979: Sydney)

2

Eric Ellwood (vs England, 1993: Dublin)

2

David Humphreys (vs Wales, 1999: Wembley)

2

David Humphreys (vs New Zealand, 2001: Dublin)

2

Ronan O'Gara (vs Argentina, 2004: Dublin)

2

Ronan O'Gara (vs England, 2005: London)

Team

Most Points in a Test

83

beat USA 83-3 (Manchester, New Hampshire, USA: 2000)

78

beat Japan 78-9 (Dublin: 2000)

70

beat Georgia 70-0 (Dublin: 1998)

64

beat Fiji 64-17 (Dublin: 2002)

64

beat Namibia 64-7 (Sydney: 2003)

61

beat Italy 61-6 (Dublin: 2003)

61

beat Pacific Islands 61-17 (Dublin: 2006)

60

beat Romania 60-0 (Dublin: 1986)

60

beat Italy 60-13 (Dublin: 2000)

55

beat Zimbabwe 55-11 (Dublin: 1991)

55

beat USA 55-6 (Lansdowne Road, Dublin: 2004)

55

beat Canada 55-0 (Thomond Park, Limerick: 2008)

54

beat Wales 54-10 (Dublin: 2002)

53

beat Romania 53-35 (Dublin: 1998)

53

beat USA 53-8 (Dublin: 1999)

51

beat Italy 51-24 (Rome: 2007)

50

beat Japan 50-28 (Bloemfontein: 1995)

49

beat Samoa (49-25, Dublin: 1988)

Biggest Winning Points Margin Against Individual Countries

20

v Argentina (29-9, Dublin: 2010)

15

v Australia (27-12, Brisbane: 1979)
v Australia (21-6, Dublin: 2006)

55

beat Canada (55-0, Limerick: 2008)

30

v England (43-13, Dublin: 1947)

47

v Fiji (64-17, Dublin: 2002)

24

v France (24-0, Cork: 1913)

55

v Italy (61-6, Dublin: 2003)

69

v Japan (78-9, 2000: Dublin)

57

v Namibia (64-7, 2003: Sydney)

44

v Pacific Islands (61-17, 2006: Dublin)

60

v Romania (60-0, Dublin: 1986)

17

v South Africa (32-15, Dublin: 2006)

30

v Scotland (36-6, Edinburgh: 2003)

23

v Tonga (32-9, Dublin: 1987)

80

v USA (83-3, Manchester, N.H.: 2000)

44

v Wales (54-10, Dublin: 2002)

28

v Western Samoa (40-12, Apia: 2003)

44

v Zimbabwe (55-11, Dublin: 1991)

Most Points Conceded Against Individual Countries

34

by Argentina (23-34, Buenos Aires: 2000)

46

by Australia (10-46, Brisbane: 1999)

27

by Canada (27-27, Ontario: 2000)

50

by England (18-50, London: 2000)

17

by Fiji (64-17, Dublin: 2002)

45

by France (10-45, Paris: 1996)

37

by Italy (22-37, Bologna: 1997
and, 29-37, Dublin: 1997)

28

by Japan (50-28, Bloemfontein: 1995)

26

by Namibia (15-26, Windhoek: 1991)

66
60

by New Zealand
28-66, New Plymouth, NZ: 2010
0-60, Hamilton, NZ: 2012

17

by Pacific Islands (61-17, Dublin: 2006)

35

by Romania (53-35, Dublin: 1998)

40

by Samoa (25-40, Dublin: 1996)

38

by South Africa (0-38, Dublin: 1912)

38

by Scotland (10-38, Edinburgh: 1997)

9

by Tonga (32-9, Brisbane: 1987)

18

by USA (25-18, Atlanta: 1996)

34

by Wales (9-34, Dublin: 1976)

22

by Western Samoa (49-22, Dublin: 1988)

11

by Zimbabwe (55-11, Dublin: 1991)

Most Tries in a Test

13

v USA (83-3, Manchester, N.H.: 2000)

11

v Japan (78-9, Dublin: 2000)

10

v Romania (60-0, Dublin: 1986)

10

v Georgia (70-0, Dublin: 1998)

10

v Namibia (64-7, Sydney: 2003)

9

v Fiji (64-17, Dublin: 2002)

8

v Western Samoa (49-22, Dublin: 1988)

8

v Zimbabwe (55-11, Dublin: 1991)

8

v Italy (61-6, Dublin: 2003)

8

v Pacific Islands (61-17, Dublin: 2006)

8

v Italy (51-24, Rome: 2007)

8

v Canada (55-0, Limerick: 2008)

7

v Japan (50-28, Bloemfontein: 1995)

7

v Romania (53-35, Dublin: 1998)

7

v USA (53-8, Dublin: 1999)

7

v USA (55-6, Dublin: 2004)

7

v Japan (47-18, Tokyo: 2005)

Most Tries Conceded in a Test

11

by New Zealand (6-59, 1992: Wellington, NZ)

10

by South Africa (0-38, 1921: Dublin)

9
9

by New Zealand
28-66, New Plymouth, NZ: 2010
0-60, Hamilton, NZ: 2012

7

by New Zealand (15-63, 1997: Dublin)

6

by England (6-46, 1997: Dublin)

6

by Australia (10-46, 1999: Brisbane)

6

by England (18-50, 2000: London)

6

by Australia (16-45, 2003: Perth)

6

by France (32-43, 2006: Paris)

Most Consecutive Tests Without Defeat

10

7/9/2002 to 22/3/2003 (10 wins)

9

22/11/2008 to 14/11/2009 (9 wins)

7

1968 to 1969 (6 wins, 1 draw)

7

14/6/2003 to 19/10/2003 (7 wins)

6

1968 to 1969 (6 wins)

5

1972 to 1973 (4 wins, 1 draw)

5

2004 to 2005 (5 wins)

Longest Losing Sequence

11

18/2/1882 to 20/2/1886

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