Ireland top USA in spirited match (RWC)
Linkedin

Ireland top USA in spirited match (RWC)

New Plymouth : New Zealand | Sep 11, 2011 at 5:24 AM PDT
By
XX XX
Views: Pending
 
Ireland

Ireland beat USA in their RWC opener by 22-10 at a cold and wet Stadium Taranaki on Sunday .

Both teams observed a minute's silence and wore black armbands in remembrance of the 2996 who died 10 years ago .

The U.S. Eagles played their part and captain Todd Clever later put his team's loss into perspective"I'm extremely proud of the boys. We put it all on the table today, we were under a lot of pressure."

Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll wasn't happy with the performance as his team attempts to progress beyond the quarterfinals for the first time at the World Cup.

1 of 17
Next
USA eagles
Team USA faced Ireland in New Plymouth, in the first hit-out for both teams in the Rugby World Cup.
nazish7 is based in Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 
  • Irish the latest team to have opening RWC jitters

      Taiwan News
    Like several other teams at this Rugby World Cup, Ireland's first match was anything but a classic. The Irish brainstrust, however, figures winning ugly _ 22-10 over the United States _ beats losing with flair every time.
  • Live Rugby World Cup: Ireland v USA

    with RWC before your message. (Not all contributions can be used. Messages charged at your standard operator rate.) 0640 BST: Hello again...Ireland failed to make it past the World Cup pool stages for the first time ever in 2007. They found...
  • Ireland Beat Emotional U.S. in Rugby World Cup

      International Herald Tribune
    Ireland laboured to a error-strewn 22-10 victory over an emotional and fiercely committed United States in their rugby World Cup opener at a cold and wet Stadium Taranaki on Sunday. Both teams wore black armbands and observed a period of silence as...
  • Ireland overcome USA to secure win

      The independent
    Wing Tommy Bowe scored a try in each half Sunday to help Ireland overcome a sluggish start and beat the United States 22-10 at the Rugby World Cup. A series of handling errors and the tournament's latest wayward kicking performance prevented the...
  • Soaring over Eagles will set right tone

      Moreover Silicon Valley
    The Irish squad's World Cup odyssey has already seen them leave from, and land on, plenty of runways but, 10 days after touching down in New Zealand, they finally seek to hit the ground running, as it were, in New Plymouth. Virtually devoid of any...
  • Player ratings - Ireland v USA

      New Zealand Infotech Weekly
    Paul O'Connell (Ireland) -  A genuinely world class lock for many years and showed he's here to play at this tournament...Unheralded tighthead prop who showed up well round the park but, more to point, helped pulverise the Eagles scrum...Not...

Images

 >
 

More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.