PUMA News Archive

Ireland

September 2011

  • World Cup Weekend Preview: 17-18th September

    World Cup Weekend Preview: 17-18th September

    September 16, 2011

    After an exhilarating round of opening pool games, the top nations will once again take centre stage in key clashes that may well decide the fate of several out in New Zealand.

    With talking points galore from “winning ugly” to playing conditions to kicking anomalies to the video referral system and beyond, the tournament has not been short of controversy or excitement so far! We’ve picked out a few of the most mouth-watering clashes for you to enjoy this weekend...

  • World Cup Heroes: Tommy Bowe

    World Cup Heroes: Tommy Bowe

    September 13, 2011

    PUMA’s Tommy Bowe, AKA Bowfinger, Elbow, Dicky Bowe or indeed any word containing ‘bow’ is the tricky Ireland winger, Ospreys star and all round funny man. Whilst, his nickname is uncertain, one thing is for sure, Tommy is one of the most dangerous players in the game and Ireland will be looking for him to deliver the goods in New Zealand.

  • World Cup Round Up: 10-11th September

    World Cup Round Up: 10-11th September

    September 11, 2011

    The anticipation is over, the first ball has been kicked, and the home nation provided their fans with a familiar blend of joy and frustration in their opening fixture against Tonga, which will no doubt lead New Zealanders to wonder whether they really do have what it takes to regain the trophy they have not held since the competition’s inaugural year in 1987.

    The weekend’s first Pool games bore witness to some incredible rugby and more than a few scares for the top nations, suggesting an ever-narrowing gap between the best and the rest on the biggest stage of them all. Here is our round up of the best of the action.

August 2011

  • World Cup Warm Up Summary 27th August

    World Cup Warm Up Summary 27th August

    August 29, 2011

    After all final World Cup squad announcements have been made, only twelve days remain until kick off in New Zealand on the 9th September. Saturday’s final warm up fixtures provided a last opportunity for players to grab a starting jersey and coaches a chance to survey strengths and weaknesses before the ultimate test against the world’s finest.
     

  • Introducing the New PUMA Rugby Shirt

    Introducing the New PUMA Rugby Shirt

    August 22, 2011

    Rugby is a game of passion like no other. 

  • PUMA Rugby: The Ones To Watch

    PUMA Rugby: The Ones To Watch

    August 22, 2011

    PUMA will be well represented on the Rugby field with a whole host of stars wearing our gear!

  • PUMA Rugby Meets the Mighty Men in Green

    PUMA Rugby Meets the Mighty Men in Green

    August 22, 2011

    Declan Kidney has a fantastic combination of exciting youngsters and experienced campaigners to choose from as Ireland look to make an impact in New Zealand.

  • World Cup Warm Up Summary 13th-14th August

    World Cup Warm Up Summary 13th-14th August

    August 15, 2011

    With the World Cup getting closer all the time, the August internationals offered players the last chance to impress before their coaches decide who will be making the flight to New Zealand.

    Here’s our exclusive round-up of the top clashes featuring a host of PUMA’s biggest rugby stars!
     

  • World Cup Warm Up Summary: 6th August

    World Cup Warm Up Summary: 6th August

    August 07, 2011

    The August internationals gave coaches an opportunity to run the rule over their squad and presented players with the last chance to stake their claim for a spot in the tournament squad.

    Here’s our exclusive round-up of the matches featuring the cream of PUMA Rugby stars!