Mack Hansen rugby player
Mack Hansen rugby player

Mack Hansen

27th Mar 1998 1.88m/90kg Fullback

Andy Farrell excited by chance to pit Ireland against ‘best’ side South Africa

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell is relishing a shot at the world’s best as Ireland pursue perfection after continuing their northern hemisphere domination with another Guinness Six Nations title. Ireland turn their...

Ireland vs Wales: Media reaction

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

“Men against boys” was the verdict of one UK-based writer after Ireland’s 31-7 victory over Wales on Saturday afternoon. Andy Farrell’s side were admittedly not firing on all cylinders...

France v Ireland Preview

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2024 Guinness Men's Six Nations will kick off with a bang in Marseille on Friday night when France host Ireland. A battle between the two most recent Grand Slam champions should deliver...

Ireland Team Preview: Guinness Men’s Six Nations 2024

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As has so often been the case before, 2023 saw Ireland’s heroics in spring precede a fall in autumn. Once again, head coach Andy Farrell must pick his men up ahead of the 2024 Guinness Six Nations. Traditionally,...

Andy Farrell wants Ireland to be courageous in Six Nations opener against France

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Farrell has handed starts to Test rookies Joe McCarthy, Calvin Nash and Jack Crowley. Andy Farrell has urged Ireland to be courageous when they take on formidable pre-tournament favourites France in a...

Who is your pick for the 6 nations

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France Head coach Fabien Galthié has already lost two possible starters ahead of the Six Nations opener against Ireland on Friday week, with gritty back row Anthony Jelonch and gigantic lock Emmanuel...

Andy Farrell wants Ireland evolution not revolution in wake of World Cup

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland will be looking to defend their Six Nations title in the coming months.   Andy Farrell says he does not buy in to so-called World Cup cycles as Ireland prepare for their Guinness Six Nations...

Peter O’Mahony: Being named Ireland captain one of proudest moments of my life

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The vastly-experienced Munster flanker has won 101 Test caps for his country. Peter O’Mahony says being selected to succeed Johnny Sexton as Ireland captain is one of the proudest moments of his...

BKT URC stars force their way into Six Nations contention

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first Guinness Six Nations after a World Cup often sees a changing of the guard, with new faces emerging as a fresh four-year cycle begins. This season’s tournament is likely to be another example...

Injured O’Brien Ruled Out Of Six Nations

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A neck injury will keep Jimmy O’Brien out of Ireland’s upcoming Guinness Six Nations campaign, a Leinster injury update has revealed. It is a second quick-fire injury blow for Ireland in the...