Ulster lock Iain Henderson admitted head coach Schmidt is “keeping us in the dark” over selection for the first of four World Cup warm-up matches.full story
South Africa are confident of arriving at the World Cup with a clean bill of health despite being ravaged by injury during the Rugby Championship.
Prop Cian Healy’s participation in the upcoming Rugby World Cup is in doubt, according to a number of reports this morning.
Australia set up a Rugby Championship showdown against New Zealand as they routed Argentina 34-9 in a bonus point victory in Mendoza.
All-action skipper Richie McCaw snatched victory for New Zealand late on against South Africa after a pulsating spectacle in Johannesburg.
“We wish Kane well as he competes for World Cup selection with the Wallabies."
Joe Schmidt has signed a contract extension to remain in his role as Ireland head coach until June 2017.
Simon Zebo is best known for his skills on a rugby pitch, but it turns out he's also a great guy to have around when some evil villains take over a building.
Tevita Kuridrani scored a stoppage-time try to complete a stunning comeback victory for Australia as they defeated South Africa 24-20 in their opening Rugby Championship match in Brisbane.
A sculpture commemorating Ireland's 2007 rugby clash with England in Croke Park was unveiled at Shannon Airport today.
Wales have suffered another major pre-World Cup injury blow with prop Rhodri Jones set to miss the tournament.
A message for his new club Toulon also accompanies the giant image which is proving a big hit with locals.
We’re 34 days into the trophy’s 100-day tour, and it’s in Stonehenge!
“Ticket sales have been fantastic – the demand has been unbelievable.”
Paul O’Connell has confirmed that his Ireland career will end when Joe Schmidt’s side plays its last game at the upcoming Rugby World Cup.
Canterbury released pictures of the new jersey, and it’s available to pre-order online from irishrugby.ie.
The Irish rugby team are currently in training camp in Galway, preparing for the Rugby World Cup which gets underway in September.
Apart from a three-Test series, the Lions will also face all five New Zealand Super Rugby teams, plus the New Zealand Maori.
Six Nations rugby will remain on standard cable television after the BBC and ITV teamed up to share the rights.
“If it’s a neck injury it could have left me paralyzed if I didn’t get if fixed and that’s the way my head thinks.
“I welcome the BBC and ITV working together to ensure Six Nations stays on free to air television.
Dan Carter underlined why he will be a key figure for New Zealand at the World Cup later this year as his left boot underpinned a 25-16 victory over Samoa at Apia Park.
Munster will get the new season underway in a pre-season friendly game at Thomond Park on Friday August 14.
The bidding battle to host Rugby World Cup 2023 is set to be between Ireland and three other countries - France, Italy and South Africa.
A 24-hour helpline to support past and present rugby players will be launched by the Irish Rugby Union Players Association to assist player’s welfare and health.
A huge banner dedicated to iconic rugby star Paul O’Connell was unveiled in Limerick City yesterday afternoon.
12 teams, including Olympic qualified Brazil and Colombia, will compete for places on the coveted 2015-16 World Rugby Women's Sevens Series.
Former Leinster coach Matt O’Connor is backing Leo Cullen to be his successor as head coach of Leinster.
Munster’s Ian Keatley has missed out on a place in Joe Schmidt’s 45-man squad for the eagerly anticipated Rugby World Cup.
Isa Nacewa is back in the Leinster squad and picking up silverware is his primary goal for the season ahead.
"He's not been charged with anything so as a consequence is in camp and training as everyone else is."
Italy’s rugby bosses have brokered a deal to end the players’ strike and set their World Cup preparations back on track.
Two tries from Stephen Fitzgerald allowed the Ireland Under-20s to close out their World Rugby U-20 Championship campaign with a satisfying 17-9 win over Scotland and secure seventh place overall.
Munster and Ulster haven’t got it easy either!
Connacht are facing a massive away trip to the centre of Russia after today’s European Challenge Cup pool stage draw.
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Thousands of mourners including rugby greats Jonah Lomu and Tana Umaga have attended the funeral of former All Black Jerry Collins who was remembered as a “wicked, mischievous young man” who “never forgot where he came from”.
Paul O’Connell has “changed beyond belief” in a late-career surge that has earned him his two-year move to Toulon, according to Reggie Corrigan.
The French decided to take out their frustrations (accidentally, mind) on the referee.