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Irish Rugby TV: Philip Browne On The IRFU’s Financial Results

IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne spoke to Irish Rugby TV about the positive financial results for the 2017/18 season and the challenges ahead for Irish Rugby.

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Ian McIlrath: Former Ulster and Ireland centre appointed as IRFU president

Ballymena native Ian McIlrath replaces Phil Orr as the new president of the Irish Rugby Football Union.

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Ian McIlrath Elected 131st President Of The IRFU

Ian McIlrath, the former Ireland centre, was elected the 131st President of the Irish Rugby Football Union at their annual Council Meeting in the Aviva Stadium today.

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IRFU Posts 1.2 Million Euro Profit For 2017/18 Season

A historic year for Irish Rugby on the pitch has resulted in a quicker-than-forecast return to profit for the Irish Rugby Football Union, who will report a 1.2 million euro surplus for 2017/18 at today’s Annual Council Meeting in the Aviva Stadium.

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Irish Rugby TV: IRFU Rolls Out Teacher Training Modules

The IRFU, in conjunction with the Department of Education, has rolled out a series of teacher training courses designed to help teachers to adapt PE lessons to pupil’s interest or to include children with special educational needs.

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Support ‘Wheels In Green’ For Their First Ever Wheelchair Rugby World Championship

Ireland’s Wheelchair Rugby team are getting ready to play in their first ever Wheelchair Rugby World Championship in Sydney, Australia from August 2-10. You can support the #WheelsInGreen with donations and messages of support in the lead up to the to…

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In Pics: Ireland U-18 Women Win Home Nations Sevens In Edinburgh

The Under-18 Women’s Home Nations Sevens tournament is a new addition to the summer schedule, and the Adam Griggs-coached Ireland team took the honours in the first leg in Edinburgh last weekend. Check out our photos from Ireland’s five-match winning …

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Eddy Readies Ireland Sevens Squads For World Cup Challenge

As the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco come sharply into focus, Anthony Eddy, the IRFU’s Director of Women’s and Sevens Rugby, believes the Sevens code is continuing to grow and gain popularity in Ireland.

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Connacht Snap Up Back Rower Fainga’a

Connacht Rugby have announced the signing of back rower Colby Fainga’a from Australian Super Rugby side the Melbourne Rebels. He will join up with the Connacht squad on the conclusion of the Rebels’ Super Rugby season. 

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In Pics: Announcement Of Ireland’s World Cup Sevens Squads

The start of the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco is now less than two weeks away, and the announcement of both the Ireland Men’s and Women’s squads for the tournament has added to the levels of anticipation and excitement. Check out some photo…

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