The UL Bohemians Women’s squad completed a fantastic season for the club by winning the All-Ireland Cup final against Blackrock – 26-17 – at Dubarry Park on Sunday. It was a third 2016/17 title for Mike Storey’s side who were also crowned All-Ireland …
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Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have announced the signing of Dublin-born second row Gavin Thornbury on a two-year deal.
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Connacht Rugby have announced the nominations for their annual end-of-season Awards Ball, taking place next Sunday (April 30) at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Galway.
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PRO12 Rugby have confirmed the dates and kick-off times for the GUINNESS PRO12 semi-finals on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20.
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Ireland captain Rory Best tells BBC Radio 5 Live how he was immediately “bombarded” by his wife and three children following the announcement of his selection for the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand last week.
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UL Bohemians crowned a campaign that was near flawless with a 26-17 Women’s All-Ireland Cup final victory over Blackrock at Dubarry Park this afternoon, writes Aisling Crowe.
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There was disappointment for Sean Cronin with Leinster today but joy for his younger brother Neil as he steered Garryowen to a runaway 41-19 promotion/relegation play-off win over Old Wesley.
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Having missed out on a top eight finish, the Ireland Women bounced back to win the Challenge trophy today at the Kitakyushu 7s – the fourth leg of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series.
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Dolphin and Nenagh Ormond will meet in an all-Munster Division 1B promotion/relegation play-off final next Saturday, while Armagh needed extra-time to see off Wanderers’ challenge and the Division 2B play-offs were both won by the away teams, Rainey O…
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The Ireland Women’s squad endured a difficult opening day at the Kitakyushu 7s in Japan, going down to Fiji (45-0), Olympic champions Australia (36-0) and Brazil (27-10) to finish bottom of Pool B.
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Six promotion/relegation play-off semi-finals take place in the lower divisions of the Ulster Bank League this weekend, with three of them in Cork where Highfield, Dolphin and Sunday’s Well will be looking to extend their seasons.
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Peter O’Mahony’s performance in the RBS 6 Nations finale for Ireland against England was crucial to his selection for the British & Irish Lions on Wednesday, Ireland and Lions defence coach Andy Farrell has revealed.
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There are four heavyweight contenders in the Division 1A semi-final line-up, with Lansdowne and Clontarf, who have shared the trophy over the last four years with two wins each, facing off against Bateman Cup kingpins and last season’s beaten league f…
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The quartet of clubs all looking to secure the final place in Ulster Bank League Division 1A next season include Garryowen, the second-from-bottom finishers in the top flight, their Limerick rivals UL Bohemians and Leinster duo Old Wesley and Naas.
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Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has named his team for Saturday’s Champions Cup semi-final showdown with defending champions Saracens at the Aviva Stadium (kick-off 3.15pm). ?
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Match report to follow later.
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