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European Cup Draws To Be Held In Lausanne On June 19

4 weeks ago by Irish Rugby News

The road to the 2020 Heineken Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup finals will be paved out next month for 40 teams who will all be hoping to make it to Marseille for European finals weekend. The Theatre...

World Rugby Furthers Concussion Prevention Commitment With New High-Tackle Sanction Framework

4 weeks ago by Irish Rugby News

World Rugby has issued a law application guideline and supporting educational materials to assist everyone in the game with the on-field sanction decision-making process for high tackle and shoulder charges....

Connacht Trio Set To Play For Barbarians Against England XV

4 weeks ago by Irish Rugby News

Ireland are one of nine different nations represented in the Barbarians squad selected by head coach Pat Lam for next Sunday’s encounter with an England XV at Twickenham (kick-off 3.30pm). Connacht...

Sean Skehan Appointed Terenure College Head Coach

4 weeks ago by Irish Rugby News

Terenure College RFC is delighted to announce that Seán Skehan has been appointed as the club’s new Head Coach. Sean brings a wealth of experience to the role. Seán is a Dublin native who came...

All-Ireland Women’s Sevens

4 weeks ago by Irish Rugby News

Six Women’s All-Ireland League teams gathered at Terenure College for the 2019 Women’s All-Ireland Sevens. Railway Union came out on top after four games with a big win over Old Belvedere in the day’s...

Leinster Dig Deep To Retain PRO14 Crown Against Glasgow

4 weeks ago by Irish Rugby News

Departing flanker Sean O’Brien was given the honour of lifting the GUINNESS PRO14 trophy as Leinster Rugby were crowned back-to-back champions after edging out Glasgow Warriors 18-15 in a closely-fought...

GUINNESS PRO14 Final Preview: Glasgow Warriors v Leinster

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

After 152 games across the Championship, it all comes down to this as the respective Conference winners, who made it through the knockout rounds, face off at Glasgow’s Celtic Park for the GUINNESS...

Leinster Make Three Changes For GUINNESS PRO14 Final

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

Captain Jonathan Sexton, Rob Kearney and Scott Fardy all come into the Leinster team which has been selected for Saturday’s GUINNESS PRO14 final against Glasgow Warriors at Celtic Park in Glasgow...

Aldi Play Rugby Festival Gives Schools First Taste Of Aviva Stadium

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

The Aldi Play Rugby programme has allowed over 100,000 primary school children to get a taste of rugby. On Wednesday 16 schools, from Inishowen to Bantry Bay, took part in this year’s national festival....

Irish Rugby TV: Nucifora On Sustaining Development Of Irish Rugby

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

IRFU Performance Director, David Nucifora spoke to media this week to review the 2018/19 season and look forward to what is coming down the line for Irish Rugby’s representative sides. A focus on the...