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France call up Munster’s Irish-qualified centre

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster’s Irish-qualified centre Antoine Frisch has been called up to the France Six Nations squad. According to reports in the French media, Frisch is one of seven...

Barron, Loughman and Patterson extend Munster stay

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster have confirmed that hooker Diarmuid Barron, prop Jeremy Loughman and scrum-half Paddy Patterson have all signed contract extensions with the province. The trio have each agreed two-year deals...

Jean Kleyn, John Hodnett and Liam Coombes have all signed contract extensions

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby can confirm that Jean Kleyn, John Hodnett and Liam Coombes have all signed contract extensions with the province. Kleyn, who won the World Cup with South Africa last month, and Hodnett have...

Jacob Stockdale’s World Cup standby hopes fading fast after sustaining hamstring injury

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacob Stockdale’s chances of staying top of the standby list for Ireland’s World Cup squad have been hamstrung – literally. It’s understood the injury that saw him leave...

37-Man Ireland Squad Assembles for Italy Week

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group have assembled 37 players to prepare for Round 3 of the 2023 Six Nations Championship as the squad travel to Rome to take on Italy this Saturday (Kick-off 2.15pm).   Cian...

Jamison Gibson-Park and Cian Healy ruled out of French Test

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht scrum-half Caolin Blade and Leinster loosehead prop Michael Milne have joined the Ireland squad today as the group assembled this afternoon at the IRFU High Performance Centre in Dublin.   Blade...

Uncapped hooker Stewart gets Ireland call following Kelleher injury

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Uncapped hooker Tom Stewart has been called up to the Ireland squad ahead of their Six Nations opener against Wales on Saturday.   Stewart has joined up with the squad in Portugal after Ronan Kelleher...

Tom Stewart Joins Ireland Squad in Portugal as Wales Prep Intensifies

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster hooker Tom Stewart has joined the Ireland squad in Quinta do Lago to provide additional cover following a hamstring issue picked up by Ronan Kelleher. Kelleher will be managed by...

Connacht Rugby: New two-year deal for Sam Illo

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tighthead prop Sam Illo has renewed his contract for another two years, keeping him at Connacht Rugby until at least 2025.   Illo joined Connacht from Leinster in 2021 and has so far made 7 appearances....

Ireland Squad Named For 2023 Guinness Six Nations Championship

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland Coaching Team have named a 37-man squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations Championship, which kicks off with an away trip to Cardiff to face Wales on Saturday, 4th February. In...