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Ireland Rugby News

May 27

Pro12 final highlights: Munster 22-46 Scarlets

Watch BBC Scrum V’s highlights as Scarlets beat Munster at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium to win the Pro12 title.

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May 27

Scarlets delivered in Pro12 final – Tadhg Beirne

Irishman Tadhg Beirne savours Scarlets’ 46-22 win over Munster at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium in the Pro12 final.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40074032

May 26

Neil Doak ready for new Campbell College and QUB roles after ‘disappointing’ Ulster exit

Neil Doak is ready for new roles at Campbell College and Queen’s University after the disappointment of leaving Ulster.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40065487

May 26

#WRWC2017 Team Profile: Ireland

We begin our weekly profiles of the twelve Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 teams with a look at tournament hosts Ireland. Will home advantage inspire the girls in green to another top-four finish and perhaps even more?

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/39828.php

May 26

Munster Name Unchanged Team For PRO12 Final

Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has kept faith with the matchday 23 that defeated the Ospreys for Saturday evening’s GUINNESS PRO12 final against the Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium (kick-off 6.15pm).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/39827.php

May 26

Munster beaten by Scarlets in Pro12 decider

Scarlets win the Pro12 title for the first time since 2004 as they produce a brilliant display to beat Munster in the Dublin final.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40056082

May 26

Ulster Bank League Award Winners Take Centre Stage At Aviva Stadium

The Aviva Stadium played host to the fifth annual Ulster Bank League Awards last night, celebrating the best in Irish club rugby across all five divisions.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/39826.php

May 25

Ireland Men’s Sevens Squad Announced For Amsterdam Sevens

The Ireland Men’s Sevens coaches have confirmed the make-up of the squad to travel to the Netherlands this weekend to compete at the Amsterdam 7s.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/39825.php

May 25

Lions prop Tadhg Furlong relishing ‘huge opportunity’ as squad prepare for New Zealand tour

British and Irish Lions prop Tadhg Furlong says he is relishing the “huge opportunity” afforded to him by being part of the squad to tour New Zealand.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40052855

May 25

Sexton and O’Brien fitness boost for Lions

The British and Irish Lions are boosted by the news that Johnny Sexton and Sean O’Brien are returning to full fitness.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40050773

May 25

IRFU Referee Appointments At Home And Abroad This Weekend

IRFU referees are in action across EPCR, PRO12, Sevens and International fixtures this weekend.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/39824.php

May 24

Ulster Announce Pre-Season Friendly Against Wasps

Ulster have confirmed that they will host English side Wasps in a pre-season game at Kingspan Stadium on Thursday, August 17 (kick-off 7.30pm).   

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/39823.php

May 24

Instonians Step Up Promotion Bid With Star Signings

Instonians RFC have received a significant boost ahead of the 2017/18 season with two highly-experienced professional players signing for the Belfast club as player-coaches.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/39822.php

May 24

Stevenson Takes Up Player-Coach Role With Bangor

Ulster Bank League Division 2C club Bangor have announced that former Ulster and Connacht lock Lewis Stevenson will be joining the Seasiders in an important player-coach role.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/39821.php

May 24

O’Sullivan Confirmed As Old Belvedere’s New Head Coach

Former Ireland and USA head coach Eddie O’Sullivan will take over the coaching of the Old Belvedere senior squad for next season, as they look to recover from their recent relegation from Ulster Bank League Division 1A.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/39820.php

May 24

Ulster to host Premiership finalists Wasps in friendly on 17 August

Ulster will play English Premiership finalists Wasps in a pre-season friendly at Kingspan Stadium on 17 August.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40035367

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