Ireland

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

Cioffi stars as Italy U20 stun Ireland U20 with one point victory

Fullback Massimo Cioffi scored the decisive converted try as Italy went on to beat Ireland by 21-20 in a thrilling World Rugby U20 Championship encounter on Wednesday at AIA Arena.
1 June 2017

Ireland include eight uncapped players for summer tour

Ireland have announced a 31-man squad for their summer tour of United States and Japan that includes eight uncapped players.
17 May 2017

Ireland confirm November Tests fixtures

Irish Rugby Football Union has confirmed the fixtures for the autumn internationals which includes three Tests.
4 May 2017

Mike Ross set to retire at end of season

Ireland international Mike Ross has announced his decision to retire from professional rugby at the end of the ongoing season.
25 April 2017

The future of Irish Rugby: Ringrose and Carbery

The 2016/17 season has, thus far, been one of real optimism for Leinster fans.
18 April 2017

Brian O'Driscoll presses for Donnacha Ryan's Lions selection

Former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll has backed Munster lock Donnacha Ryan to be selected for the British and Irish Lions squad for the 10-game tour of New Zealand in June.
7 April 2017

Residency rule change unlikely to affect Bundee Aki's Ireland representation

Connacht centre Bundee Aki's desire to feature for Ireland is unlikely to be affected by the change in residency qualification rules.
6 April 2017

IRFU chief executive confident Ireland 2023 will be a tournament like 'no other'

Irish Rugby Football Union's chief executive Philip Browne is confident that Ireland's history of not hosting a World Cup previously will work in their favour during the bid on the 2023 edition of the tournament.
23 March 2017

Ireland international Ultan Dillane undergoes shoulder surgery

Connacht lock Ultan Dillane will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing a surgery on his shoulder.
23 March 2017

Hogg, Farrell among nominations for Six Nations Player of Championship award

Six Nations organisers have shortlisted 12 candidates for the Player of the Championship award following the 2017 edition of the tournament.
21 March 2017

Overview on Six Nations 2017 tournament

Six Nations 2017 tournament came to an end with England retaining the title but their Grand Slam hopes dashed with their defeat to Ireland in the final round of the tournament.
20 March 2017

Review on Six Nations 2017 tournament

The Six Nations 2017 tournament came to the conclusion with England retaining their title and being the most dominant team in the tournament. Here are few of the key points from the latest edition.
20 March 2017

England's 18-match winning streak that ended in Dublin

England failed to create a world record of 19 consecutive wins when they lost to Ireland 13-9 at Aviva Stadium in the final round of Six Nations tournament on Saturday. So here is a look on their 18-match winning streak that helped them level New Zealand's record.
19 March 2017