Ireland Absolutely cruised to their second impressive win in the 2015 Rugby world cup against Romania this sunday evening. A record 89,267 supporters attended Ireland-Romania game with majority of the fans being Irish and they were delighted with their teams performances as the make it 2 out of 2 wins.
Earls became Irelands join top try scorer in the Rugby World Cups with legend Brian O’Driscoll as he scored a try second half before getting forced out due to injury.
Ireland has won both games with a bonus point and sit top of the pool D but the tougher tests are yet to come with France and Italy games coming up next week.
Joe Schmidt’s Ireland will play their second pool match against Romania this sunday evening kicking off at around 16:45 uk time. This will be the first meeting between the two sides in 10 years and Ireland has made plenty of changes in the lineup which will take on Romania at Wembley Stadium, London. You can watch the live stream of this match here plus short highlights after the game is finished.
Ireland vs Romania – Pool D Match
Rugby World Cup 2015
Date: Sunday, 27th September 2015 – Time: 16:45 uk time.
Channel: ITV1 & TSN1
Ireland vs Romania Preview: Joe Schmidt has made as many as 12 changes in the lineup which will take on Oaks on sundays pool d clash, only three players from the lineup which took the field against Canada are retained with the likes of J Payne, K Earls and J Heaslip. Jamie Heaslip is set to captain the side for 11th time in his career. Romania also made around 8 changes in the lineup which will play against Ireland and New Zealand born Michael Wiringi is set to get his world cup debut.
Romania troubled France at times and showed that they are a much improved easter european side who has won four european nations cups. Its a big game for Ireland where a win will go along way in making their progress to knockout stages a smooth process. Currently France are top of the table with 9 points having played two games, While Ireland bonus point win over Canada puts them second in the pool D with 5 points. A good win against Romania will surely make Ireland favourites to qualify from this group alongside France.