The latest on the Dublin Irish’s Rugby World Cup victory (all times local): 3:30 p.m.
Dublin: The Dublin Irish have won their seventh Rugby World Tour event and have reached the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup.
They were awarded the first of three places at the tournament.
Dublin: Irish Rugby Union general manager Steve Tew announced that the club has secured an 18-man squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cups.
Tew said the squad will include nine players selected by the Irish Rugby Board of Directors.
3:15 a.m.: Irish Rugby Association CEO Mark Kelly announced that an Irish team will be selected for the 2022 Rugby World Championship.
The team will play host to Japan on Oct. 8 in Tokyo.
8:15 am: The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has announced that it has reached an agreement with Irish Rugby League (IRL) with the aim of staging the 2021 Rugby World Series.
The two sides will play each other in 2019 in Dublin, which is the first event of the three-year plan.
The IRFU announced that in the next two years it will invest €40 million in the game, which will be supported by a new TV deal with BT Sport.
10:20 a.t.: Irish Independent has published an exclusive interview with the Irish team that will be playing host to the 2019 FIFA World Cup in Germany.
11:40 a.i.: Irish Mirror is reporting that the IRFU has secured the rights to host the 2019 Euro 2020 finals in Dublin.
Dublins: Ireland have defeated New Zealand 4-1 at the Sportsground in Dublin on Saturday to move into second place in the world rankings behind the United States.
Ireland lead the standings with 14 points from 12 games.
The U.S. holds the top spot with 15 points.
Ireland have won four of their last five games to remain undefeated in the World Rankings.
The Irish are currently ranked 12th in the rankings and will play their second match of the Rugby World Championships on Saturday in Dublin against the defending champions, Germany.