The Ireland (aka 'Ireland') are a based Rugby League team.
Final World Cup standings following all the pool matches.
Along with a harsh lesson in international rugby league, Ireland captain Liam Finn will take something else memorable away from his side's World Cup thrashing by the Kangaroos.
Former rugby league international Steve Prescott has lost his seven-year battle with cancer at the age of 39.
AUSTRALIA v IRELAND AT RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP Group A Match Australia v Ireland at Thomond Park, Limerick Saturday, November 9, 8pm local (Sunday 7am AEDT) Head to head: First meeting World Cup titles: Australia 9, Ireland 0 Teams Australia: Billy Slater, Jarryd Hayne, Brent Tate, Josh Morris, Brett Morris, Daly Cherry-Evans, Cooper Cronk, Paul Gallen, Cameron Smith (capt), James Tamou, Greg Bird, Sam Thaiday, Nate Myles
Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens says his players can't afford to slack off against Rugby League World Cup whipping boys Ireland, warning one bad game could be enough to lose a spot in his side.
All 2013 Rugby League World Cup games will be broadcast live and exclusive on 7mate (channel 73) in Australia. Following the success and popularity of the World Cup all matches will be replayed in full on 7mate later that day.
LONDON, Nov 6 PA-AAP - Not even the most one-eyed Irish fan will be expecting the Wolfhounds to topple Australia at the Rugby League World Cup, but Brett White is looking at the bigger picture as he prepares face a host of familiar faces
The Rugby League World Cup has so far surpassed the expectations of Rugby Football League chairman Brian Barwick.
Latest World Cup standings after the completion of two rounds.
England bounced back from their opening-day defeat to Australia with a convincing win over Ireland in front of a stadium-record crowd at the John Smith's Stadium in Huddersfield.
Ireland coach Mark Aston has publicly thanked Canberra Raiders prop Brett White for his bravery during Ireland's difficult World Cup campaign.
Kevin Sinfield insists the England team will not be burdened by the weight of expectation when they take on Ireland in their second group match of the Rugby League World Cup in front of a capacity 25,000 crowd at Huddersfield on Saturday.
Ireland coach Mark Aston believes England are a team under pressure and he's hoping to turn up the heat in Saturday's Rugby League World Cup group match at Huddersfield.
Former England international Keith Senior believes Steve McNamara's side should kick start their World Cup campaign this Saturday when they take on Ireland at a sold out John Smith's Stadium in Huddersfield.
Former St Helens prop James Graham has been recalled to the England team for Saturday's Rugby league World Cup group A match against Ireland at Huddersfield.
All 2013 Rugby League World Cup games will be broadcast live and exclusive on 7mate (channel 73) in Australia. Includes links to Perth, Adelaide and Darwin TV schedules.
ROCHDALE, England, Oct 28 AAP-AP-PA - Fiji showed plenty of passion when kicking off their Rugby League World Cup campaign with a 32-14 win over Ireland, but coach Rick Stone wants more polish when they face the Kangaroos
Winger Akuila Uate scored three tries and had another disallowed as Fiji ran over Ireland 32-14 in the Rugby League World Cup at their home away from home on Monday.
Ahead of a great game expected to take place in a packed Spotland Stadium, Ireland and Fiji have named their 19-man squads.
Ireland Team Details
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