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Ireland Squad Update: Niall Scannell added to the squad to provide additional cover

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland squad continue preparations at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland ahead of the opening Tour fixture against the Māori All Blacks in Hamilton on Wednesday (Kick-off 8.05am Irish time, live...

History: Maori All Blacks and Ireland

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The history of the Māori All Blacks versus Ireland or Irish teams is short yet significant.     In 1888-89, some twenty-two years before the official formation of a New Zealand Māori side...

Crothers Captains Ireland U20s For Summer Series Opener

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Richie Murphy has named the Ireland U20 team, sponsored by PwC, for Friday night’s U20 Six Nations Summer Series opener against France at the Payanini Centre...

Murphy Names Ireland Squad For U20 Summer Series

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Richie Murphy has named his Ireland U20s Squad for the upcoming U20 Summer Series in Italy.     Murphy has selected a travelling panel of 31 players...

Farrell scoffs at worries of Ireland wilting against All Black physicality

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland boss Andy Farrell has brushed off concerns that Ireland will wilt in the face of the intense physicality which the All Blacks will bring to the field of play when they meet next month for their...

A look at the five uncapped players in the Ireland squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland boss Andy Farrell has named his squad to tour New Zealand next month and has included five uncapped names among his troops, representing three of the four provinces.    The Leinster...

Leo Cullen Crowned URC's Coach of the Season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster boss collects the URC's Coach of the Season award after leading his side to victory in the Irish Shield and the top of the overall United Rugby Championship standings at the end of the regular...

Five uncapped players included in Ireland's 40-man squad for New Zealand tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland Head Coach Andy Farrell has named an extended 40-player squad for the five game Tour of New Zealand this summer.     Johnny Sexton will captain the squad in what...

2022/23 EPCR tournament formats and qualifiers confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the landmark announcement of the inclusion of the leading South African clubs in its tournaments, EPCR is pleased to confirm the formats and qualifiers for next season’s expanded Heineken...

URC's Vodacom Fans' Player Of The Season Winner

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Evan Roos has added a third prize of the inaugural United Rugby Championship Awards to his personal haul after being voted Vodacom Fans’ Player of the Season.   The DHL Stormers number eight...