Ireland

Bernard Laporte confident Six Nations will happen without disruption

French Rugby Federation president Bernard Laporte is confident that the upcoming Six Nations tournament will take place amid concerns over Covid-19.
15 January 2021

Ireland add Paul O'Connell to coaching panel ahead of Six Nations

Ireland have added former captain Paul O’Connell to their coaching set up ahead of the Six Nations tournament.
7 January 2021

Tests against New Zealand will be ideal preparation for World Cup - Robbie Henshaw

Ireland centre Robbie Henshaw believes facing New Zealand will be ideal preparation for the 2023 World Cup scheduled to be played in France.
15 December 2020

Match Report: Autumn Nations Cup: Ireland 31-16 Scotland

Keith Earls scored a double as Ireland finished the Autumn Nations Cup with a third place after beating Scotland 31-16 at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
5 December 2020

Jaco van der Walt to make Scotland debut against Ireland

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has made six changes to the starting line-up for the third place play-off in the Autumn Nations Cup against Ireland.
4 December 2020

Johnny Sexton returns at fly-half for Ireland against Scotland

Leinster fly-half Johnny Sexton has overcome a hamstring injury to lead Ireland in the upcoming third place play-off game in the Autumn Nations Cup against Scotland.
3 December 2020

'When you’re not playing it pulls at your heartstrings' - Taylor keen to make up for lost time

Scotland centre Duncan Taylor is keen to make up for lost time on the international stage following numerous injury setbacks.
3 December 2020

Johnny Sexton determined to continue playing for Ireland

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton has confirmed that he has no immediate plants of a retirement following criticisms from former players and members of media.
2 December 2020

Andy Farrell and coaching staff has backing of IRFU - David Nucifora

Irish Rugby Football Union performance director David Nucifora stated that head coach Andy Farrell and the backroom staff has the full backing of the board despite a mixed performance this year.
2 December 2020

James Lowe and Billy Burns ruled out of game against Scotland

Ireland will miss the services of fly-half Billy Burns and winger James Lowe for the third place play-off in the Autumn Nations Cup game against Scotland following injuries.
1 December 2020

Match Report: Autumn Nations Cup: Ireland 23-10 Georgia

Billy Burns kicked 15 points as Ireland went on to complete a 23-10 win over Georgia in the third round of the Autumn Nations Cup at Aviva Stadium on Sunday.
29 November 2020

Billy Burns to start for Ireland against Georgia

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has handed Billy Burns his first start in the third round of the Autumn Nations Cup game against Georgia to be played at Aviva Stadium on Sunday.
27 November 2020

Uncapped Ulster prop Eric O'Sullivan added to Ireland squad

Ireland have called up uncapped Ulster prop Eric O'Sullivan in the squad ahead of the third round of the Autumn Nations Cup clash against Georgia.
24 November 2020

James Ryan confident Ireland will bounce back after defeat to England

Ireland captain James Ryan is confident that his side will be able to bounce back following a 18-7 defeat to England in the second round of the Autumn Nations Cup at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
22 November 2020

Match Report: Autumn Nations Cup: England 18-7 Ireland

Jonny May scored two tries in the opening half as England maintained their winning streak in the Autumn Nations Cup with a 18-7 win over Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
21 November 2020

The success of Ryan and Hill could see them follow in Maro Itoje’s footsteps

Both Ireland’s James Ryan and England’s Jonny Hill have experienced similar success to what Maro Itoje achieved back in 2016 so can the duo follow the same path towards Lions selection?
19 November 2020

Rugby Union receives £135m aid from government

Rugby Union will receive almost half of the £300m funding announced by the government as a rescue package due to the pandemic coronavirus.
19 November 2020

George Ford named on bench for England's Autumn Nations Cup game against Ireland

Leicester Tigers fly-half George Ford has made a recovery from an Achilles injury to be named on the bench for the second round of the Autumn Nations Cup game against Ireland.
19 November 2020

Ireland will continue to show variety in Sexton absence - George Ford

Ahead of their Autumn Nations Cup fixture against Ireland on Saturday, TRU heard from fly-half George Ford as well as full-back Max Malins.
18 November 2020

Ireland make four changes for England game

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has made four changes to the starting line-up for the second round clash in the Autumn Nations Cup against England to be played at Twickenham Stadium.
18 November 2020