Conrad Smith backs Joe Schmidt to coach the All Blacks

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two time World Cup winner Conrad Smith has backed Ireland’s Joe Schmidt to succeed Steve Hansen as All Blacks coach following his stunning success in the Six Nations.   Smith added his voice...

International Rugby Players' Body Moves To Dublin

1 day ago by Irish Rugby News

Stars of the international game, including Ireland's Jonathan Sexton and Jamie Heaslip, former All Black Conrad Smith and England 15s and Sevens player Rachael Burford, gathered in Dublin today as International...

Saracens’ problems reflect those of England with Irish shadow looming | The Breakdown

23 hours ago by The Guardian

In their most challenging season this decade, Sarries face Leinster in the Champions Cup on Easter Sunday looking to do what Eddie Jones’ men could not – beat an Irish sideLast May, English rugby celebrated...

Ringrose Reflects On 'One Of The Best And Most Intense Weeks'

2 days ago by Irish Rugby News

Fit-again centre Garry Ringrose praised the strength in depth of the Irish midfield ranks after playing a significant role in Saturday's Grand Slam-clinching victory over England at Twickenham.

Sexton credits Ireland's central contracts for helping give them an edge on England

1 day ago by Breaking : Rugby

Johnny Sexton says Ireland had a definite advantage over England and the rest of their Six Nations opponents this year.

Eddie Jones retains backing of RFU despite England’s dismal Six Nations

1 day ago by The Guardian

• RFU ‘deeply disappointed’ by Six Nations results• Jones backed as coach after England finish fifth in tableEddie Jones retains the backing of the Rugby Football Union despite England’s fifth-place...

Six Nations 2018: five unsung heroes of this year’s championship

2 days ago by The Guardian

Rory Best held Ireland together, England’s Chris Robshaw worked tirelessly and Sergio Parisse’s experience helped ItalyThe Ireland captain was asked after the grand slam victory whether Eddie Jones’s...

Over 1.3 Million Watch Ireland Win Grand Slam On TV3

2 days ago by Irish Rugby News

'Grand Slam Saturday' proved a ratings winner on TV3 as 1,328,000 viewers watched Ireland's superb 24-15 victory over England at Twickenham where Joe Schmidt's men lifted the NatWest 6 Nations trophy....

Tuesday Evening Round Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht sign Kyle Godwin from the Brumbies Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have announced the signing of centre Kyle Godwin from Super Rugby side the Brumbies.   The Zimbabwean born 25 year old...

More than 1.3 million TV3 viewers tuned in to see Ireland win the Grand Slam

2 days ago by Breaking : Rugby

TV3 have said that up to 1,328,000 people watched Ireland’s win against England in Twickenham on Saturday.