Cian Healy signs new IRFU contract

The 88-times capped Ireland prop’s contract will run until summer 2021.

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Doug Howlett to leave Munster role

The province’s Head of Commercial and Marketing wishes to return to his native New Zealand, 11 years after joining Munster as a player.

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Devin Toner to miss Pro14 final

Leinster will be without second row Devin Toner for this Saturday’s Guinness Pro14 final with the Glasgow Warriors.

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Munster out-half Bill Johnston switches to Ulster

The 22-year-old playmaker played seven times for Munster this season, including four starts, and kicked 29 points.

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Johann van Graan says ‘discipline’ the difference between Munster and Leinster performances

Munster were left to rue their poor discipline after succumbing to another Guinness PRO14 semi-final defeat at the hands of Leinster today.

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Leinster ease into PRO14 decider with victory over Munster

Leinster made light of their European final disappointment in Newcastle to brush past rivals Munster and ease into next Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 decider.

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Glasgow through to home PRO14 final after demolishing Ulster

Glasgow will have the benefit of home advantage at Celtic Park after romping past Ulster 50-20 to claim a place in the Guinness PRO14 Grand Final.

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Earls and Carbery back for Munster as Sexton starts on the bench for Leinster

Munster and Leinster have named their teams for tomorrow’s Guinness PRO14 semi-final at the RDS Arena.

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Ulster boosted by return of Jacob Stockdale for Pro14 semi-final

Ulster’s chances of reaching the Guinness Pro14 final have been boosted by the return to fitness of Jacob Stockdale.

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Six uncapped players named in U20s squad for World Rugby Championships

The party will be whittled down to 28 before departure for Santa Fe, via Amsterdam and Buenos Aires. Ireland face England, Australia and Italy in their pool: a tough task.

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Ulster confirm signing of  New Zealand 7s international

The Otago player has Super Rugby experience with the Highlanders and just joint-second top try scorer in the premier club competition in the southern hemisphere in 2016.

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La Rochelle confirm coach’s departure amid links to move for Ronan O’Gara

Ronan O’Gara could be a step closer to a return to the French Top 14.

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Joey Carbery and Keith Earls look set to return for Munster-Leinster semi-final

Joey Carbery and Keith Earls look set to return for Munster against Leinster in Saturday’s Guinness Pro14 semi-final at the RDS.

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Leinster come up short against Saracens for Heineken Champions Cup

Leinster’s bid for a record fifth European crown came up short at St James’ Park on Saturday as Saracens reclaimed the Heineken Champions Cup for their third title in four seasons.

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Cullen: Leinster selection process far from easy

Leinster boss Leo Cullen named an unchanged starting line-up from the semi-final win over Toulouse for Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup final showdown with Saracens but insisted it was a far from straightforward selection process.

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Leinster name unchanged side to face Saracens

A fifth win for Leinster tomorrow will make them the most successful side in the history of the competition.

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Flannery and Jones to leave Munster after declining contract offers

Munster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed that Jerry Flannery and Felix Jones will leave at the end of the season.

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Paddy Jackson signs with Premiership rugby club

Paddy Jackson is leaving French Top 14 club Perpignan for the Gallagher Premiership where he will play under a former Munster and Ireland coach next season.

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Leinster embrace history as they look ahead to Saracens

Leinster are refusing to shy away from history as they chase a fifth star against Saracens in Newcastle this weekend.

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‘We’re pretty confident’ – Lancaster certain Leinster will rise to the occasion in Newcastle

Stuart Lancaster has no doubt but that Leinster will shed their recent inconsistencies and producing a monster performance against Saracens in a heavyweight European decider this Saturday.

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