Ireland

Ireland include Ulster's Will Addison in World Cup training squad

Ulster back Will Addison has been given an Ireland lifeline after he was added to the World Cup training squad in the third week.
12 July 2019

Olympic Qualifier Preview: Colomiers

With a place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on the line in Colomiers, Talking Rugby Union will be in France for the event and with some of the World Series’ biggest names taking part, Joe Harvey has penned his preview ahead of this weekend’s action.
12 July 2019

Ireland's World Cup preparations hampered by injury to Jonathan Sexton

Ireland's preparations for the upcoming World Cup has been hampered by an injury to their star playmaker Jonathan Sexton
11 July 2019

Mike Catt confirmed as assistant coach of Ireland post World Cup

Ireland have announced that Italy assistant coach Mike Catt will join the coaching panel at the end of the World Cup scheduled in Japan later this year.
24 June 2019

Former England international Mike Catt set to join Ireland's coaching panel post World Cup

Former England international and World Cup winner Mike Catt is set to join Ireland's coaching panel at the conclusion of the World Cup in Japan later this year according to reports.
22 June 2019

Ireland U20's Ryan Baird cleared to face Italy

Ireland U20 lock Ryan Baird has been cleared to face Italy in the third round of the World Rugby U20 Championship in Buenos Aires despite a red-card incident during the game against Australia last weekend.
12 June 2019

Australia U20 book semi-final berth with 45-17 win over Ireland

Ryan Baird's red-card proved costly for Ireland as Australia went on to complete a 45-17 win in the second round of the World Rugby U20 Championship at Club De Rugby Ateneo Inmaculada on Saturday.
9 June 2019

England U20's Alfie Barbeary suspended for five weeks

England U20 hooker Alfie Barbeary has been suspended for five weeks following his red-card incident during the recently concluded World Rugby U20 Championship encounter against Ireland at Club De Rugby Ateneo Inmaculada.
7 June 2019

Ireland stun England in opening round of World Rugby U20 Championship

David McCann scored a hat-trick while Ben Healy contributed with 13 points as Ireland went on to beat England 26-42 in the opening round of the World Rugby U20 Championship at Club De Rugby Ateneo Inmaculada.
5 June 2019

Rob Kearney agrees nine-month contract extension to stay at Leinster

Rob Kearney according to Arsenal Blogs via Irish Times, has confirmed that he has agreed a nine-month extension to his contract with the IRFU, meaning he will remain with Leinster until the end of next season.
29 May 2019

Ireland include uncapped duo Mike Haley and Jean Kleyn in 44-man training squad

Uncapped Munster duo Mike Haley and Jean Kleyn have been picked as a part of the 44-man training squad of Ireland ahead of the Rugby World Cup scheduled in Japan later this year.
28 May 2019

Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien to miss World Cup with hip injury

Ireland will miss the services of Sean O'Brien in the upcoming World Cup scheduled later this year in Japan after the Leinster flanker suffered a hip injury.
27 May 2019

Cian Healy pledges immediate future with Ireland and Leinster

Ireland international has committed his immediate future with the Irish Rugby Football Union and Leinster after signing a two-year deal.
21 May 2019

Ireland skipper Rory Best to retire after World Cup in Japan

Ireland skipper Rory Best has confirmed that he will quit professional rugby at the end of the World Cup scheduled in Japan later this year.
18 April 2019

Ireland seal place in HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020 with win in Men's Qualifiers

Ireland came up with a clinical performance as they defeated hosts Hong Kong 28-7 to clinch the final of the Men's Qualifiers and progress to the 2020 edition of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.
7 April 2019

Ireland international Darren Cave to retire end of season

Ulster centre Darren Cave has announced that he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the ongoing season.
4 April 2019

Rory Best eases injury fears, aims to make Ulster comeback

Ireland skipper Rory Best is aiming to make a comeback to Ulster before the end of the ongoing season following his latest injury setback.
4 April 2019

Ireland: Missing their mojo or a more serious malaise?

Rhiannon Garth Jones gives her verdict after Ireland's below-par Six Nations campaign as Wales seal Grand Slam.
19 March 2019

Wales beat Ireland 25-7 to clinch Six Nations Grand Slam

Gareth Anscombe kicked 20 points as Wales went on to complete a 25-7 victory against Ireland in Cardiff as they went on to clinch the Grand Slam in the Six Nations 2019.
16 March 2019

Principality Stadium hosting Six Nations game between Ireland and Wales to have open roof

The roof of the Principality Stadium that hosts the final round of the Six Nations clash between Wales and Ireland on Saturday will remain open despite a poor weather forecast.
15 March 2019