Ireland

Lions prop Tadhg Furlong ahead of ‘acid test’ clash with Japan

With the British and Irish Lions’ preparations for South Africa having begun, Tadhg Furlong talks about what he and his teammates have been working on in Jersey.
19 June 2021

Ireland include 11 uncapped players for summer series

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has included 11 uncapped players in the 37-man squad for the upcoming summer series clash against the USA and Japan.
14 June 2021

Ireland to host Japan and USA in summer

Ireland will be locking horns with Japan and the USA during their rescheduled summer fixtures that will be played in July.
12 May 2021

Tadhg Furlong signs contract extension with IRFU until 2021/22 season

Ireland and Leinster prop Tadhg Furlong has committed his immediate future with the Irish Rugby Football Union after signing a contract extension until the end of 2021/22 season.
11 May 2021

The ‘siege mentality’ and support from afar that will guide the Lions

There were plenty of surprises in Warren Gatland's British and Irish Lions 37-man squad, but selecting Alun Wyn Jones as his captain was far less of a revelation and one which could galvanise the tourists in South Africa.
8 May 2021

Picking Lions - Gary Heatly’s British and Irish Lions Squad

Warren Gatland names his squad on Thursday to take on the Springboks, but first, Gary Heatly rounds off TRU's selections.
5 May 2021

Picking Lions – Chris Heal’s British and Irish Lions Squad

With Warren Gatland’s British and Irish Lions squad being announced on Thursday, it is Chris Heal's turn to pick his 36-man party to take to South Africa.
4 May 2021

Picking Lions – Joe Harvey’s British and Irish Lions Squad

With the squad for the British and Irish Lions announced on Thursday, TRU’s Joe Harvey has put together his 36-man squad for the Tour to South Africa.
3 May 2021

Ireland's summer tour of Fiji cancelled due to Covid outbreak

The Irish Rugby Football Union has confirmed that Ireland's upcoming summer tour of Fiji has been cancelled following the pandemic coronavirus.
1 May 2021

Schedule for Six Nations 2022 unveiled

Six Nations champions Wales will begin their title defence against Ireland as they fixtures for the 2022 edition was unveiled.
29 April 2021

Joe Harvey Column: Lions coaches give us an insight into selection

Following the British and Irish Lions coaching announcement on Tuesday morning, TRU’s Joe Harvey has written his thoughts as to how he thinks Warren Gatland’s Lions will shape-up for the tour to South Africa.
18 April 2021

Ireland’s Sene Naoupu: 'Fearless young stars can ‘thrive’ going forward'

Ireland face France in the Women's Six Nations on Saturday and Sene Naoupu is excited by the young generation which shone in their opening win over Wales.
15 April 2021

Steve Tandy says Scotland players 'have definitely put their hands up' for Lions selection

Steve Tandy, along with Gregor Townsend, will be part of Warren Gatland's coaching group for the Lions tour this summer and the Scottish contingent heading to South Africa is likely to grow.
14 April 2021

Warren Gatland names fresh and exciting coaching group for British and Irish Lions tour

The British and Irish Lions boss has announced his backroom staff for this summer's tour of South Africa and it will be a new group of coaches tasked with defeating the world champions.
13 April 2021

Donna Rose Exclusive: “I want to share my experience of living with Borderline Personality Disorder to help others”

Wales prop Donna Rose chats to Gary Heatly about her international debut, her remarkable journey in the game and why she wants to continue the conversation about borderline personality disorder.
9 April 2021

Ireland's Kathryn Dane: “It is even more important now that we ensure the wellbeing of our players”

For her PhD, scrum-half Kathryn Dane is investigating injuries related to tackling in women’s rugby whilst also preparing for the beginning of Ireland's Six Nations campaign.
8 April 2021

Brian O’Driscoll Exclusive: To beat Exeter you have to take some risks

As the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals approach, TRU’s Joe Harvey spoke to BT Sport’s Brian O’Driscoll about last weekend’s results, *that* Ronan O’Gara interview and Leinster’s game against Exeter.
7 April 2021

TRU's Team of the Six Nations 2021 and Verdict

After the rearranged France v Scotland game on Friday night, the TRU team have picked their Six Nations XV of the tournament.
29 March 2021

Taulupe Faletau, Louis Rees-Zammit among nominees for Six Nations Player of the Championship

Wales and Ireland have dominated the nominees for the Six Nations Player of the Championship for the recently concluded 2021 edition.
29 March 2021

Ireland's Bundee Aki suspended for four weeks

Ireland centre Bundee Aki has been suspended for four weeks following his red-card incident in the final round of the Six Nations clash against England in Dublin.
24 March 2021