Ulster centre Luke Marshall says a victory against the Dragons at Rodney Parade on Friday is crucial to his side’s hopes of securing a Pro12 play-off spot.
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After a thrilling Women’s Six Nations Championship, www.ScrumQueens.com have chosen the players they think deserve to make the 2017 team of the tournament – and Ireland’s Alison Miller, Jenny Murphy, Nora Stapleton and Lindsay Peat all feature in the XV.
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The GUINNESS PRO12 resumes with the focus firmly on the business end of the season as teams compete to reach the play-offs and secure Champions Cup qualification berths.
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Ireland Under-19 head coach Kieran Campbell and his assistant coaches Hugh Hogan and Ambrose Conboy have named the team to play Japan U-19s at Donnybrook on Saturday (kick-off 4.30pm).
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Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss is happy to have Ireland players Iain Henderson, Paddy Jackson and Jared Payne back for Friday night’s Pro12 game against the Dragons.
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Munster second row Dave Foley will leave the province at the end of the current season to join Top 14 club Pau in France.
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Munster second-row Dave Foley is leaving to join French side Pau at the end of the season.
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Connacht have confirmed that Ireland international Ultan Dillane underwent successful surgery on his shoulder and will be unavailable for the remainder of the season.
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With the high profile quarter-final matches in the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup less than a fortnight away, EPCR, in conjunction with one of its Official Partners, Turkish Airlines, has completed the list of contenders for the 2017 European Player …
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In the final episode of the Championship edition of ‘Inside Pass’, Louise Galvin takes a look back at an action-packed Six Nations weekend at Donnybrook and the Aviva Stadium.
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The IRFU have announced that Peter Malone will be the Ireland under-20 interim head coach for the upcoming World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Georgia in June.View full post
Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed the appointment of Nigel Carolan and Jimmy Duffy to Kieran Keane’s new Connacht senior coaching team ahead of the start of next season.View full post
After a thrilling Championship, the last that sees RBS as title sponsors after a fantastic 15 years, the results are in and Scotland’s Stuart Hogg has been voted the 2017 RBS Player of the Championship.View full post
Marcell Coetzee’s knee injury is not as serious as initially feared and the Ulster back row will return for the new season.View full post
A powerful alliance of President Michael D. Higgins, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, Minister For Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross TD, Irish sporting bodies, both North and South Government agencies, politicians and Irish sports and business people…View full post