Ireland

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

Ireland name Rob Kearney and Sean O'Brien for clash against Wales

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has recalled Rob Kearney and Sean O’Brien in the line-up for the final round of the Six Nations clash against Wales to be played in Cardiff.
15 March 2019

Guinness Six Nations - Team of the Week - Round Four

As the Six Nations prepares for a thrilling climax this weekend, Joe Harvey takes a final look back at Round Four and selects some of his top performers.
14 March 2019

Ireland recall Dan Leavy for final Six Nations game against Wales

Ireland have recalled flanker Dan Leavy for the final round clash against Wales in the ongoing Six Nations tournament to be played in Cardiff this weekend.
12 March 2019

Scenario for teams ahead of final round of Six Nations

The 2019 edition of the Six Nations has reached the final stage with three teams in contention to win the title. Here we look at the scenarios for the teams ahead of the weekend's clashes.
12 March 2019

Highlights of round four of Six Nations 2019

As the Six Nations 2019 enters the final round, Wales, England and Ireland are in contention to win the title after a productive fourth round. Here are the highlights from the action that unfolded last weekend.
12 March 2019

Ireland secure bonus point win over France in Dublin

Ireland have kept their hope of winning the Six Nations alive as they completed a 26-14 bonus point victory over France in the fourth round at Aviva Stadium on Sunday.
10 March 2019

Rory Best to lead Ireland against France

Ireland have recalled several experienced players in their line-up for the upcoming Six Nations clash against France to be played in Dublin on Sunday.
8 March 2019

Ireland feeling the pressure of expectation in Six Nations - Steve Hansen

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen stated that the pressure of expectation has weighed down Ireland's performance in the ongoing Six Nations tournament.
7 March 2019

Ireland leave out Sean Cronin in 37-man squad for clash against France

Ireland head coach has left out Sean Cronin in the 37-man squad that has been announced for the fourth round of the Six Nations clash against France in Dublin on Sunday.
6 March 2019

Wales go past England in World Rugby Rankings after win in Cardiff

Wales have made giant strides in the World Rugby Rankings that saw them displace England at the third position following their 21-13 win in Cardiff on the third round of the Six Nations 2019.
26 February 2019

Guinness Six Nations - Team of the Week - Round Three

After victories for France, Wales and Ireland, there is a strong focus on all three teams in Joe Harvey’s XV of the week as the Six Nations reaches the halfway point.
25 February 2019

Second half comeback help Ireland overcome Italy with 16-26 win

Ireland survived a scare from Italy as they registered a 16-26 victory in the third round of the Six Nations clash at Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.
24 February 2019