Peter O’Mahony signs Irish central contract until 2023

Ireland and Munster backrow Peter O’Mahony has signed a two year extension to his IRFU contract keeping him at Munster until 2023. Peter made his Ireland debut in the Six Nations against Italy in 2012 and has gone on to win 74 caps and captain his country on eight occasions. A Lions tourist in 2017, […]

Johnny Sexton Signs 1 Year Extension to IRFU Contract

Ireland and Leinster out-half Johnny Sexton has signed a 1 year extension to his IRFU contract up to the end of the 2021/22 season. The 2018 World Player of the Year took on the Ireland captaincy in January 2020 and is one of Irish rugby’s most decorated players. He has been central to both Ireland […]

Ulster rugby star Iain Henderson Signs IRFU Contract Extension

Ireland and Ulster lock Iain Henderson has signed a 2 year extension to his IRFU contract keeping him at Ulster until 2023. Iain, who captained Ireland for the first time against France in this year’s Guinness Six Nations, made his international debut against South Africa in November 2012 and has won 60 caps to date […]

Ireland rugby squad that will make up team to play Italy

Here is the Ireland squad of 36 players who will make up the starting team to play an Italian side at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday afternoon. There were no significant injury concerns for the players who featured for their provinces in the PRO14 over the weekend and all twelve are fit to return to […]

Ireland Release Players to get PRO14 Game Time

The Ireland coaching group will retain a 24 man panel for the two day mini-camp on Thursday and Friday this week at the IRFU High Performance Centre at the Sport Ireland Campus. There were no additional injury concerns following the match against France and the players (Burns, Healy, Henderson) who were removed for HIAs will […]

Six Nations Rugby – Irish Rugby fall to another defeat

Six Nations Rugby – Irish Rugby fall to another defeat in the second round of the Guinness Six Nations 2021. Ireland head coach Andy Farrell had ‘mixed emotions’ in the wake of his side’s 15-13 Guinness Six Nations defeat to France at the Aviva Stadium. Despite Leinster duo Ronan Kelleher and Ross Byrne contributing five points apiece from the bench, Farrell’s […]

Can Ireland Still Win The Six Nations After Defeat To Wales?

The Six Nations certainly didn’t get off to the start that Ireland would have been hoping for on Sunday afternoon, as they were narrowly beaten by Wales in the standout game from the opening weekend of action.    The Irish certainly could have taken pride from the defeat, as they performed admirably considering that they […]

Six Nations Rugby – Ireland starting team to play France – Kick-off 3pm Sunday

Andy Farrell has named his Ireland starting team to play France in the second game of the 2021 Six Nations, Kick-off 3pm Sunday. The Ireland coaching group have named the side that will face France in round 2 of the 2021 Guinness Six Nations Championship. There’s a new half-back pairing, a new captain a cap […]

Who is favourite to win the 2021 Six Nations?

The Six Nations was back last weekend and we had some major upsets with Scotland beating England and Wales beating Ireland, who is the new favourite to win the 2021 Six Nations.  England lifted the title in 2020 and had to wait until October of that year to be crowned champions. We are hoping for […]

Ireland team news update ahead of France match

Johnny Sexton and James Ryan will go through the graduated return to play protocols this week. Peter O’Mahony will have a Six Nations disciplinary hearing today following the red card received at the weekend. Jack Conan has joined the group at the IRFU’s High Performance Centre today and Ryan Baird will again train with the […]