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

1 day 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 week 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 week 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 week 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

2 weeks 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...

Munster Trio Sign Contract Extensions

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed contract extensions for Andrew Conway, Jack Crowley and Jack O’Donoghue.   The trio have all signed two-year contract extensions that will...

Life at the Dragons is Proving Home From Home for Irish Wanderer

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

For much-travelled Irishman JJ Hanrahan, the Dragons is proving to be a real home from home. The 30-year-old utility back came on board from French club Clermont Auvergne over the summer and has helped...

Ulster men back in action against Zebre Parma

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following a break in play for the Autumn Nations Series, Ulster are back and ready to kick-start the upcoming ten-game block in the right way under the Friday night lights.   With a bumper crowd...

Ireland make seven changes to face Australia

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group have named the final Ireland Match Day Squad of 2022 for Saturday’s Nations Series finale against Australia at Aviva Stadium (Kick-off 8pm, live on Virgin Media,...

Tadhg Furlong to captain Ireland as they take on Fiji

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group have named Tadhg Furlong to captain Ireland as they take on Fiji at the Aviva Stadium in the Nations Series on Saturday afternoon (Kick-off 1pm, live on...