Ireland Women finished their third competitive Sevens Tournament with yet more silverware, this time picking up the Plate Trophy in the London Invitational Sevens at Twickenham. Having lost to Canada (22- [more]
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The 13 match venues and host cities selected are: Twickenham Stadium (London), Wembley Stadium (London), Olympic Stadium (London), Millennium Stadium (Cardiff), Manchester City Stadium (Manchester), St James’ Park (Newcastle), Elland [more]
The IRFU announced the appointment of Joe Schmidt as Ireland head coach yesterday. Joe will join the IRFU on July 1 on a contract that will see him lead Ireland [more]
The International Rugby Board announced the kick-off times for matches at the 2013 IRB Junior World Championship earlier this week. The tournament will take place in the north west of [more]
In a fitting gesture by the Players Association, IRUPA have announced that their annual Young Player Of The Year award is to be renamed in honour of Nevin Spence. From [more]
The IRFU announced earlier this week that Allen Clarke will take charge of the “Emerging Ireland” squad for the inaugural IRB Tblisi Cup in Georgia this JUne. In what appears [more]
Finally recovered from the trip to Parabiago and the report plus 142 pictures are now up. Hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed the occasion. Respect to the Girls in Green.
I watched this in a bar in Parabagio, just north of Milan and by the second half our thoughts had turned to the worst Irish 15 of all time. None [more]
Ireland Under 20′s fought to the wire against an impressive Italian outfit in a 25-25 draw at a rocking Stadio del Marsi in Avezzano on Friday evening. Tries from David [more]
Live text coverage of Ireland Women’s historic Grand Slam match against Italy in Parabiago. Join in in on twitter using #coygig
It would be somewhat ironic if Ireland finished, what could be Kidney’s last game in charge, with six Ulstermen on the field given the way the Province has, somewhat deservedly, [more]
Ireland Under-20 triumphed over a physical French side 22-5 in another home victory at an atmospheric Dubarry Park in Athlone. Five successful strikes from the boot of Leinster’s Tom Daly [more]
Ireland continued to stutter in the Six Nations, now going three matches without a win. However there were some promising performances in this match, with Paddy Jackson restoring his reputation [more]
Guest columnist Graham Boville previews the penultimate week of the 2013 RBS Six Nations, which sees Ireland face off against France at the Aviva in tomorrow’s late afternoon kick-off. Ireland [more]
The Ireland Under-20 team to face France at Dubarry Park on Friday night (kick-off 7.45pm) has been named. Head coach Mike Ruddock has made two changes in personnel, with the [more]