Ireland

Ireland bank on referee Nigel Owens to clamp down any foul play in clash against France

Ireland are pinning their hopes on referee Nigel Owens to clamp down any dangerous play initiated against their players when they head to Paris on Saturday to take on France in the Six Nations opener.
31 January 2018

Ireland boss Joe Schmidt to ignore Eddie Jones' 'grenade' and plays down favourites tag

Joe Schmidt has decided to ignore Eddie Jones claiming Ireland as favourites and not become distracted by the defending champions' head coach's "grenade" of claiming England will be weakened by injury in the NatWest 6 Nations.
25 January 2018

Six Nations 2018 - Key Points

As the Six Nations 2018 tournament is set to kick-off on 3rd February, we take a look at few of the key points.
25 January 2018

Jordan Larmour named in Ireland squad for Six Nations

Leinster wing Jordan Larmour will be the only uncapped player included in Ireland's 36-man squad for the upcoming Six Nations tournament.
18 January 2018

Irish Rugby to consider change in recruitment policies

Irish Rugby Football Union chief executive Philip Browne stated that the board will consider changes in recruitment policies following the controversial signing of lock Gerbrant Grobler by Munster.
18 January 2018

Ireland international Tommy Bowe to retire at the end of the season

Ireland international Tommy Bowe has confirmed that he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the ongoing season.
17 January 2018

Ireland international CJ Stander extends stay at Munster

Ireland international CJ Stander has extended his stay with Pro 14 club Munster after signing a new three-year deal with the Irish Rugby Football Union.
22 December 2017

Rugby Rumours: Castaway Cooper, North leaves Northampton, O'Mahony picks sides and Banahan out of Bath

Rugby Rumours: Castaway Cooper, North leaves Northampton, O'Mahony picks sides and Banahan out of Bath
8 December 2017

Ireland international Jordi Murphy to move from Leinster to Ulster next season

Ireland international Jordi Murphy will make a switch from Pro 14 club Leinster to rivals Ulster at the end of the ongoing Pro 14 season.
7 December 2017

Brian O'Driscoll disappointed at Ireland's missed opportunity to host 2023 World Cup

Former British and Irish Lions centre Brian O'Driscoll expressed disappointment on Ireland missing out on the opportunity to host the 2023 World Cup.
4 December 2017

Stockdale stars as Ireland end autumn internationals with 28-19 win

Winger Jacob Stockdale scored a try apiece on either half as Ireland resisted late fightback from Argentina with a 28-19 win to complete a clean sweep in the autumn internationals at Aviva Stadium on Friday.
26 November 2017

Joey Carberry out for two months with a fractured wrist

Ireland and Leinster will miss the services of fly-half Joey Carbery for up to two months following a fractured wrist that he sustained during the recently concluded clash against Fiji at Aviva Stadium last weekend.
21 November 2017

Ireland edge past Fiji with 23-20 win

A double penalty from Ian Keatley proved vital as Ireland managed to edge out Fiji 23-20 in their second game of the autumn international campaign at Aviva Stadium on Friday.
19 November 2017

Chris Farrell to make Ireland debut against Fiji

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has made 13 changes to his line-up for the upcoming encounter against Fiji to be played at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
17 November 2017

France wins right to host 2023 World Cup

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has confirmed France as the host for the 2023 edition of the Rugby World Cup following a voting process in London on Wednesday.
15 November 2017

Peter O'Mahony doubtful for Ireland's upcoming encounter against Fiji

Ireland are likely to miss the services of flanker Peter O'Mahony for their upcoming autumn international encounter against Fiji to be played on Saturday in Dublin.
15 November 2017

Ireland trounce South Africa 38-3 in Dublin

A dominating performance from Ireland saw them register their biggest win over South Africa as they started the autumn international campaign with a resounding 38-3 victory at Aviva Stadium on Friday.
12 November 2017

Bundee Aki in Ireland line-up to face South Africa

Auckland born Connacht centre Bundee Aki is all set to make his debut for Ireland after he was named in the starting line-up for the upcoming clash against South Africa at Aviva Stadium.
9 November 2017

Natwest to sponsor Six Nations 2018 tournament

NatWest has been confirmed as the title sponsor of the Six Nations tournament for the 2018 edition.
9 November 2017

Shoulder injury keeps Tommy O'Donnell doubtful for Ireland's clash against Springboks

Munster flanker Tommy O'Donnell is a doubtful starter for Ireland's autumn internationals opener against South Africa at Aviva Stadium following a shoulder injury.
8 November 2017