Ireland

Hosts Ireland name team for Women's World Cup opener against Australia

Women's Rugby World Cup hosts Ireland have named their side for the opening Women's Rugby World Cup clash against Australia in Dublin on Wednesday.
8 August 2017

Foley expects Ireland to be tested

Former Ireland international Rosie Foley believes it will be a difficult task for her country to lift the Women’s World Cup next month, but she is confident that they can go far at this tournament.
2 August 2017

Claire Molloy to lead Ireland in Women's World Cup

Ireland have confirmed Bristol loose forward Claire Molloy as the captain for the upcoming Rugby Women's World Cup.
2 August 2017

Niamh Briggs to miss Ireland's Women's World Cup campaign

Ireland's Women's World Cup campaign has been dealt a major blow with their skipper Niamh Briggs ruled out of the tournament with an injury.
31 July 2017

Jackson, Olding to be prosecuted for rape

Ulster and Ireland stars Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding are among the four men to be prosecuted for rape allegations that happened in June last year.
26 July 2017

Tomas O'Leary announces retirement from professional rugby

Ireland international Tomas O'Leary has announced his decision to retire from professional rugby with immediate effect.
25 July 2017

Niamh Briggs eyes home World Cup victory for Ireland Women

Ireland Women's captain Niamh Briggs is hoping to capitalise on the home advantage during the upcoming World Cup that kicks-off next month.
25 July 2017

Garry Ringrose sidelined up to five months

Ireland international Garry Ringrose has been sidelined for up to five months after undergoing a surgery on his shoulder last week.
11 July 2017

Jared Payne ruled out of series decider against New Zealand

British and Irish Lions have confirmed that Ireland international Jared Payne will miss the third and final Test against New Zealand in Auckland due to migraine symptoms.
5 July 2017

International Tours Reviewed – How did England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales perform this month?

TRU reflect on an interesting summer for our nations whilst the British and Irish Lions tour New Zealand.
26 June 2017

Ireland wrap up Japan tour with 13-35 win

Ireland came up with a five try performance as they completed a 2-0 series win over Japan with a 13-35 victory at Ajinomoto Stadium on Saturday.
24 June 2017

Seven-try Ireland thrash Japan 22-50 to go 1-0 up

Keith Earls, Dan Leavy and Jack Conan all scored double for Ireland as they completed a 22-50 convincing win over Japan at Shizuoka Stadium on Saturday.
17 June 2017

Ireland U20 trounce Samoa U20 by 52-26 in ninth place play-off

Ireland ran a eight try riot as they went on to thrash Samoa by 52-26 in their U20 Championship ninth place semi-final at Avchala Stadium on Tuesday.
14 June 2017

Joey Carberry ruled out of Test series in Japan with ankle injury

Ireland international Joey Carberry will miss the upcoming two-match Test series against Japan after sustaining an ankle injury.
13 June 2017

Ex-Ireland hooker Bernard Jackman named Dragons head coach

Former Ireland hooker Bernard Jackman has been appointed head coach of the Dragons.
13 June 2017

Japan off to winning ways before Ireland test

Fly-half Jumpei Ogura kicked 18 points for Japan as they completed a 33-21 victory over Romania in Kyushu on Saturday.
13 June 2017

Ireland thrash United States 19-55 at Red Bull Arena

Ireland ran a nine try riot at Red Bull Arena on Saturday as they completed a 19-55 win over United States of America.
11 June 2017

New Zealand trounce Ireland with 3-69 win in U20 Championship

Will Jordan and Caleb Clarke scored a hat-trick each as New Zealand registered a 3-69 bonus point victory over Ireland in the U20 Championship 2017 encounter at AIA Arena on Thursday.
9 June 2017

Defeat to Ireland was wake-up call for New Zealand - Charlie Faumuina

New Zealand international Charlie Faumuina stated that the All Blacks' defeat to Ireland in Chicago has made them even more sharper on the field.
6 June 2017

Scotland open account in U20 Championship with 28-32 win over Ireland

Scotland made amends for their defeat against New Zealand as they completed a 28-32 win over Ireland in a closely contested U20 Championship encounter at AIA Arena on Sunday.
4 June 2017