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Connacht sign 'exciting' young winger from New Zealand

11 months ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

The 21-year-old Fijian was the youngest member of the Provincial Barbarians side which narrowly lost to the Lions on their tour of New Zealand last summer.

'I have to give up the dream': Jared Payne forced to retire due to head injury

11 months ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

The Ireland star will remain with Ulster to take up a coaching role.

Leinster too strong for Scarlets in Dublin

11 months ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Leinster have beaten Scarlets 40-32 in the Guinness PRO14 final at Dublin's Aviva Stadium.

Defeat of Exeter sees Saracens take Aviva Premiership title

11 months ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Saracens were crowned Aviva Premiership champions for a third time in four seasons today after ending Exeter's title reign at Twickenham.

Nacewa Fit To Captain Leinster As Team For Final Is Confirmed

11 months ago by Irish Rugby News

The Leinster team for Saturday evening's GUINNESS PRO14 final against the Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium (kick-off 6pm) has been announced by head coach Leo Cullen.

Isa Nacewa to lead Leinster for final time; Leigh Halfpenny back for Scarlets

11 months ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Isa Nacewa is to captain Leinster in what will be his 185th and final appearance for the province.

Ireland Squad Named For Summer Tour To Australia

11 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has announced a 32-man squad, which includes two uncapped players, for the forthcoming three-Test summer tour to Australia.

Andy Friend Confirmed As New Connacht Head Coach

11 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have announced Andy Friend as the province's new head coach. Friend has signed a three-year contract and will arrive in the Sportsground in late June to oversee pre-season training...

Irelands U20s suffer blow as Jack O'Sullivan ruled out of World Championships

11 months ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Ireland begin their Pool C campaign against hosts France in Perpignan next Wednesday.

Knee Injuries Force O'Sullivan And O'Toole Out Of Ireland U-20 Squad

11 months ago by Irish Rugby News

The Ireland Under-20 management have confirmed two changes to the squad to travel to the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in France this weekend.