Ireland

Injured Dylan Hartley misses out on England's Six Nations squad for Ireland clash

England will be without skipper Dylan Hartley for the upcoming Six Nations 2019 opener against Ireland at Aviva Stadium after the Northampton Saints' hooker failed to make sufficient recovery from a knee injury.
17 January 2019

Ireland name squad for Six Nations 2019

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has named a 38-man squad for the opening two rounds of the upcoming Six Nations tournament.
17 January 2019

Ireland suffer Luke McGrath blow ahead of Six Nations

Ireland scrum-half Luke McGrath will miss the upcoming Six Nations tournament following a knee injury.
16 January 2019

Players we enjoyed watching in 2018

Live or on TV there has been numerous performances on the rugby pitch that have caught our intention. As we sat down as rugby union fans to put together our team of 2018, the TRU team discussed criteria for inclusion.
31 December 2018

Iain Henderson sidelined for up to 12 weeks following thumb injury

Ireland and Ulster forward Iain Henderson will miss between 10 to 12 weeks of action after he underwent a surgery on his thumb.
18 December 2018

Ireland's Jacob Stockdale wins 2018 BBC Sport Northern Ireland Personality of Year award

Ireland international Jacob Stockdale has gone on to claim the 2018 BBC Sport Northern Ireland Personality of Year award.
14 December 2018

Joe Schmidt declined All Blacks role in 2017 - NZR CEO Steve Tew

New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew revealed that current Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt turned down an offer to be part of All Blacks backroom staff last year.
13 December 2018

Johnny Sexton commits his future with Ireland and Leinster at least until 2021

Experienced fly-half Jonathan Sexton has signed a new deal with Ireland and Leinster that will see him play for the country and province at least 2021.
12 December 2018

Beaumont's Column: Victory over Northampton was 'much-needed'

In his latest column for TRU, Josh Beaumont reflects on another important home win for Sale, the battle at the bottom, reaching a personal milestone + some of the key points from the Autumn internationals.
30 November 2018

Ronan O'Gara express interest in working under Andy Farrell for Ireland

Former Ireland international Ronan O'Gara said he is interested to be part of the backroom staff of the national side when Andy Farrell takes in charge following Joe Schmidt's departure.
30 November 2018

Rory Best backs IRFU's decision to name Andy Farrell as Joe Schmidt's successor

Ireland skipper Rory Best believes Irish Rugby Football Union's decision to name Andy Farrell as the successor for head coach Joe Schmidt will be beneficial for the national side.
27 November 2018

Andy Farrell to replace Joe Schmidt as Ireland head coach post 2019 World Cup

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has confirmed that he will step down from his role as head coach of the national side post 2019 World Cup.
26 November 2018

Ireland dominate World Rugby Awards 2018

Ireland's stupendous form in 2018 has been rewarded as they went on to dominate the World Rugby Awards held in Monaco on Sunday.
26 November 2018

Ireland release seven players ahead of Test against USA

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has released seven players back to the provinces ahead of their autumn international clash against USA to be played at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
21 November 2018

Sean O'Brien to be on sidelines for eight to 12 weeks

Ireland and Leinster back-row Sean O’Brien will miss between eight to 12 weeks of action following a fractured arm that he sustained during the autumn international game against Argentina.
20 November 2018

Joe Schmidt plays down Ireland's world number one tag after historic win over New Zealand

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt played down talks of his side being the best in the world following their 16-9 win over New Zealand at Aviva Stadium last weekend.
20 November 2018

Ireland register first ever win over New Zealand at home

Ireland came up with a terrific display as they registered their first win over New Zealand at home with a 16-9 margin at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
18 November 2018

Injury rules Dan Leavy out of Ireland's clash against All Blacks

Ireland have confirmed that flanker Dan Leavy will miss the upcoming autumn international clash against New Zealand at Aviva Stadium following an injury.
17 November 2018

Rob Kearney returns to Ireland XV for clash against All Blacks

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has named experienced fullback Rob Kearney in the starting line-up for the upcoming autumn international clash against New Zealand at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
16 November 2018

Ryan Crotty replaces Sonny Bill Williams for New Zealand against Ireland

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has made a solitary change in the starting line-up for the upcoming clash against Ireland to be played at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
15 November 2018