Sep 9, 2007: Namibia coach Hakkies Husselman fears the final quarter of Sunday's World Cup opener against Ireland will see his side cast open the floodgates
Sep 6, 2007: Brian O'Driscoll returns for Ireland's World Cup opener against Namibia with a warning the Africans must be put to the sword ringing in his ears.
Sep 6, 2007: Brian O'Driscoll will lead Ireland in their World Cup opener against Namibia after recovering from his fractured sinus.
Aug 29, 2007: "Despite being handed a place in the toughest pool Irish fans have had reason to hope that France 2007 would see Ireland produce their best performance on the biggest stage." Jonathan McConnell reports
Aug 29, 2007: Brian O'Driscoll will captain the Barbarians against South Africa when the sides meet at Twickenham on December 1.
Aug 17, 2007: Brian O'Driscoll is set to miss the first part of Ireland's World Cup campaign after being punched in the face in a warm-up game last night.
Aug 11, 2007: Scotland battled to a 31-21 victory over Ireland in their World Cup warm-up clash at Murrayfield.
Aug 11, 2007: White hails Henderson treble Scotland captain Jason White relished his return to international rugby as Frank Hadden's team beat Ireland 31-21 at Murrayfield
Aug 11, 2007: Ireland coach Eddie O'Sullivan admitted he is "worried" after Shane Horgan withdrew from today's 31-21 defeat by Scotland at Murrayfield with a knee injury.
Aug 9, 2007: Brian O'Driscoll has warned Ireland's World Cup hopefuls a selfish approach to Saturday's clash with Scotland will only harm their chances of selection.
Aug 8, 2007: Ireland skipper Brian O'Driscoll believes New Zealand have faltered since last year, offering encouragement ahead of a possible quarter-final showdown at the World Cup.
Aug 7, 2007: Ireland coach Eddie O'Sullivan has named an experimental line-up for Saturday's clash with Scotland at Murrayfield.
Aug 7, 2007: Ireland enter the World Cup burdened by unprecedented levels of expectation, but for skipper Brian O'Driscoll the hopes of an eager nation are well justified.
Apr 12, 2007: Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll has been named RBS 6 Nations player of the tournament for a second successive season.
2007 Six Nations
Mar 18, 2007: "Time perhaps for a permanent embargo on the phrase 'luck of the Irish' - unless, of course, you are talking about cricket." Huw Richards writes
Mar 14, 2007: Brian O'Driscoll admits Ireland must sharpen their finishing skills if they are to capitalise on Italian ``frailties'' at the Stadio Flaminio on Saturday.
Mar 7, 2007: Brian O'Driscoll has warned his Ireland side they face a battle of wills at Murrayfield where their status as heavy favourites will count for nothing.
Feb 21, 2007: Brian O'Driscoll has hailed Jonny Wilkinson's return to Test rugby as "remarkable" - but insists the England matchwinner needs more time to recover his best form.
Feb 20, 2007: Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll was passed fit and available for Saturday's historic Six Nations showdown at Croke Park - and insisted: "We just love beating England
Feb 9, 2007: Ireland have been dealt a double blow on the eve of their latest RBS Six Nations clash against France with the news that skipper Brian O'Driscoll and scrum-half Peter Stringer have failed to recover from injury.