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Ireland Rugby News

Apr 24

Irish Rugby TV: UL Bohemians v Blackrock Women’s All-Ireland Cup Final Highlights

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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Apr 24

Second Row Thornbury Signs For Connacht

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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Apr 24

Nominees Announced For Connacht’s Annual Awards Ball

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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Apr 24

PRO12 Semi-Final Dates And Kick-Off Times Confirmed

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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Apr 24

Rory Best ‘elated’ by selection for Lions Tour to New Zealand

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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Apr 23

Cup Success Sees UL Bohemians Women Complete Famous Treble

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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Apr 23

Ulster Bank League: Promotion/Relegation Play-Offs Review

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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Apr 23

Ireland Women Win Challenge Trophy In Kitakyushu

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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Apr 22

Ulster Bank League: Results Round-Up

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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Apr 22

Ireland Women Emerge Winless From Kitakyushu Pool Stages

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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Apr 21

Ulster Bank League: Division 1B-2B Promotion/Relegation Play-Off Previews

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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Apr 21

England display was crucial to O’Mahony Lions call-up

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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Apr 21

Ulster Bank League: Division 1A Semi-Final Previews

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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Apr 21

Ulster Bank League: Division 1A Promotion/Relegation Play-Off Previews

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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Apr 21

Munster Make Five Changes For Saracens Showdown

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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Apr 21

Leinster’s O’Brien to miss Clermont semi-final

Match report to follow later.

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