Leinster announce first-ever double-header between men’s and women’s teams

Leinster have announced the first-ever double-header between their men’s and women’s teams.

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London Irish to face Munster in pre-season friendly

The game could prove to be Paddy Jackson’s first on Irish soil since his Ulster departure in April 2018.

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Here’s the jersey Ireland will be wearing at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

The IRFU have revealed their strip for the upcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan.

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Les Kiss believes majority of London Irish fans support Paddy Jackson signing

London Irish head coach Les Kiss insists the majority of Exiles fans support the decision to sign Paddy Jackson.

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Former Munster hooker Mike Sherry announces retirement

Former Munster player Mike Sherry has announced his retirement from rugby at the age of 31.

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Devin Toner fit and ready for World Cup

Devin Toner’s injury problems are behind him with the Ireland lock declaring himself fit and ready to go as Joe Schmidt’s squad ramps up its World Cup preparations.

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IRFU sanction Sean O’Brien over pub incident

The IRFU have sanctioned Sean O’Brien in connection with an incident in a bar in Dublin.

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Fundraising site shuts down page set up by sacked rugby player Israel Folau

A fundraising page set up by sacked Australian rugby union player Israel Folau has been shut down.

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New Zealand secure 40-17 victory over Ireland

The Ireland Under-20s paid the price for a nightmare first quarter during which they conceded 26 unanswered points, a sturdy platform on which New Zealand secured a 40-17 victory in today’s 7th-8th place play-off at the World Rugby U-20 Championship.

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Israel Folau seeking €1.8m in donations to help legal case against Rugby Australia

Sacked dual-code international Israel Folau has launched a bid to raise €1.84m from the public to fight his legal case against Rugby Australia.

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Rugby chief expresses disappointment at abandoned ‘Nations Champions’ plans

World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont has expressed his disappointment the game’s global governing body abandoned plans for a new ‘Nations Championship’.

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‘The blue page has turned’: Bastareaud retires from international rugby after World Cup omission

Mathieu Bastareaud has retired from international rugby after his omission from the French World Cup squad.

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Champions Cup draw: Munster in group of death with Saracens and Racing 92

Munster received a tough draw against reigning champions Saracens in next season’s Champions Cup pool stages.

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Munster announce first all-female staff for women’s squads

“It is brilliant to have a strong cohort of female coaches and management in place ahead of our summer training programme,” said head coach Laura Guest.

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Vice-captain Bastareaud dropped from France World Cup squad

He’s not the only big name to miss out in a reshuffled squad.

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England beat Ireland U20s with last-minute try

Tom Willis’ last-minute try ruined the Ireland Under-20s’ final quarter fight-back as England won a titanic World Rugby U-20 Championship play-off 30-23 in awful underfoot conditions in Rosario.

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National Women’s Council: Paddy Jackson ‘not a good role model for young people’

The National Women’s Council of Ireland has said sports people like Paddy Jackson need to be held to account for their actions.

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Diageo cancel 30-year sponsorship of London Irish following Jackson signing

Diageo has cancelled its sponsorship of London Irish Rugby Club over concerns at the signing of Paddy Jackson.

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Sponsor seeking talks with London Irish after they sign Paddy Jackson

One of London Irish’s major sponsors is seeking talks with the club following their signing of Paddy Jackson.

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Ireland U-20s forced into two changes for Australia clash

Ireland head coach Noel McNamara has been forced to make two changes for tomorrow’s World Rugby under-20 Championship match against Australia.

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