Strangely enough the Irish Rugby Union tean do not have a nickname.
Its simply called The Irish team or Ireland. They do not have a nickname as of yet
The Scotland rugby team has no nickname.
The England rugby team doesn't have an official nickname
number ten on the Irish Rugby team is Jonathen Sexton
The Ireland National Rugby Union Team.
the Canadian national rugby team is called (nickname I think) Canucks or the Maple Leafs.
The South Australian Rugby Union team have the nickname the "Black Falcons"
There isn't a nickname for the Irish rugby team perhaps there should be one... England also don't have one and i dont think scotland either - Wales are refered to as Dragons. Ireland maybe Warriors after our celtic warrior ancestors
The nickname "lions" is used to refer to the British and Irish Lions - A team made up of the best from the UK and Irish rugby union teams. This includes uncapped players who have missed national opportunities but are recognised for the Lions cap.