Ireland

IRFU complete first phase of Covid-19 testing with no positive results

The Irish Rugby Football Union has confirmed that there have been no positive results in the first phase of coronavirus testing conducted for Leinster and Munster.
22 June 2020

Irish government to allow sports to resume from 29th June

The Irish government has allowed all sports to resume in the country from 29th June as the coronavirus restrictions are being eased.
20 June 2020

TRU Six Pack, Isolation Edition - Will Addison, Ulster/Ireland

Latest to answer our quickfire Isolation Edition questions is Ulster and Ireland back Will Addison.
10 June 2020

Jacob Stockdale received death threats following Ireland's World Cup defeat to New Zealand

Ireland international Jacob Stockdale revealed that he received abuses and death threats on his social media account following his side's defeat to New Zealand in the World Cup in Japan last year.
4 June 2020

Irish Rugby issues roadmap to clubs on resumption of game

Irish Rugby has unveiled the return to rugby guidelines for the clubs as they are looking for a safe resumption of the game following the pandemic coronavirus.
1 June 2020

Will Addison: A sports team can be the heartbeat of the city and in Belfast, that is Ulster

The Ulster centre chats to TRU about his new contract with the Pro14 club and why he would love to see the safe return of rugby in Ireland.
25 May 2020

Ireland international Fergus McFadden to retire at end of season

Ireland international Fergus McFadden has confirmed that he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the ongoing season.
4 May 2020

Lauren Delany: I wouldn’t be where I am today if it wasn’t for Waterloo

Following the announcement that Firwood Waterloo have lost their place in the Tyrrells Premier 15s, Joe Harvey caught up with full-back and Ireland international Lauren Delany.
23 April 2020

Six Nations considering second tournament in autumn - Report

The Six Nations unions are considering a second tournament to be played in the autumn as a contingency plan following the pandemic coronavirus.
23 April 2020

TRU Six Pack, Isolation Edition - Harry McNulty, Ireland 7s

Latest to answer our quickfire Isolation Edition questions is Ireland Sevens' player Harry McNulty.
22 April 2020

IRFU declares end of Ireland's domestic season

The Ireland Rugby Football Union has confirmed that the domestic season of 2019/20 will conclude with immediate effect due to the coronavirus pandemic.
20 March 2020

Dan Kelly - Flying the flag for Ireland and Loughborough

With the Six Nations having prematurely ended for Ireland this season, Ireland U20s centre Dan Kelly spoke to Talking Rugby Union about fitting in with the Ireland squad and playing for Loughborough University.
12 March 2020

Ireland international Jack McGrath pens new two-year deal with Ulster

Ireland international Jack McGrath has extended his stay at Ulster after signing a new two-year contract with the Pro14 club.
12 March 2020

France's Six Nations game against Ireland postponed

France's home Six Nations clash against Ireland to be played on Saturday becomes the latest fixture to be postponed following concerns of coronavirus.
10 March 2020

Uncapped Leinster lock Ryan Baird added to Ireland squad

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has called-up Leinster lock Ryan Baird to the 35-man training squad.
3 March 2020

Ireland's Six Nations clash against Italy in Dublin due to concerns over coronavirus

The Irish Rugby Football Union has announced that the upcoming Six Nations fixture between Ireland and Italy to be played in Dublin on 7th March has been postponed following concerns of coronavirus.
26 February 2020

Ireland suffer Cian Healy blow

Ireland prop Cian Healy will miss his side's final two games of the Six Nations tournament against Italy and France following a hip injury.
26 February 2020

England vs Ireland - Analysis

Talking Rugby Union was present at Twickenham to see England beat Ireland 24-12 at the home of rugby.
25 February 2020

England Women defeat Ireland 27-0 at Castle Park

England kept their hopes of Grand Slam alive as they nilled Ireland 27-0 in the Women's Six Nations competition at Castle Park.
24 February 2020

England 24 - 12 Ireland: Match Report

As England beat Ireland 24-12 at Twickenham, TRUs Joe Harvey kept us up to date with events as they unfolded in West London. Read his full match report blow:
23 February 2020