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Dublin: 9 °C Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Sunday 12 November, 2017

All-Star hurling full-back nets vital extra-time goal as Corofin eventually see off St Brigid's

Daithi Burke scored a decisive goal in the second-half of extra-time against St Brigid’s.

Monday 6 November, 2017

JJ Hanrahan plays down Ireland call after his man-of-the-match show for Munster

“I just want to focus on Munster and it’s step by step for me.”

Saturday 4 November, 2017

Connacht are too quick for the Cheetahs but miss out on bonus point in Galway

Despite a late rally from the guests, Kieran Keane’s side held out.

'This has been the best 18 months of my life': Rassie Erasmus bids emotional farewell to Munster

“I will treasure these days for the rest of my life,” says Erasmus.

Friday 3 November, 2017

Ras-matazz: Munster give Erasmus the perfect send-off as Simon Zebo scores in rout

The South African may not be in charge for the province’s next Pro14 fixture again Zebre at the end of the month.

Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Munster aiming to finish Erasmus reign on a high, says Jean Kleyn

Munster face the Dragons in Cork on Friday.

Tuesday 31 October, 2017

'He's in great nick': KK backs Aki to shine at 12 for Ireland

The Kiwi also had words of consolation for Tiernan O’Halloran after his omission.

Monday 30 October, 2017

'If he gets an offer like that from a massive club, I’m telling you he’d be stupid not to take it'

Rassie Erasmus discusses Simon Zebo’s impending departure.

Saturday 28 October, 2017

'I saw the big yellow fella come out and I was smiling': Keane thrilled with first derby win

The Connacht head coach enjoyed last night’s victory over Munster.

Zebo: Ireland omission hard to take but no regrets over Munster exit

“At least I’ve the balls to do it, I won’t shirk away from a challenge so I won’t look back on my career with any regret.”

Friday 27 October, 2017

'It's nobody’s fault': Rassie sees no sign of bitterness from Zebo after Ireland omission

‘I don’t think there are any hard feelings, I think Zeebs is pretty level-headed about it.’

Galway United relegated after Dundalk defeat, Pat's and Sligo survive

Shane Keegan’s side are the third club to go down after tonight’s result at Eamonn Deacy Park.

Thursday 26 October, 2017

Munster bid to lock down stars in wake of Zebo departure

Losing a second international star ahead of next season would be a disaster for the province.

Keane relishing inter-pro on home soil after back-to-back wins boost the form book

‘We have had some really good constructive dialogue around what we are trying to achieve.’

Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'Zebo has put Irish career on back-burner' - Connacht skipper Muldoon

John Muldoon says he was often tempted to leave his native province.

Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Donncha O'Callaghan to bow out after 20 seasons of professional rugby

“My family need me around more. As much as I love rugby, I love them more,” said the veteran lock.

Sunday 22 October, 2017

2013 All-Ireland champions St Brigid's claim 16th county title

The reigning Roscommon champions hit two late goals to hold onto their crown.

Saturday 21 October, 2017

Matt Healy-inspired Connacht maintain winning start to Challenge Cup

The Irish side were too good for a Worcester Warriors team, for whom Donncha O’Callaghan featured from the bench.

Friday 20 October, 2017

Donncha O'Callaghan out to earn respect that only a clash of compatriots can bring

“I don’t mind playing against any of the English teams and knocking lumps out of them but when you are looking over and it’s one of your own across the way I find it kind of tough.”

Thursday 19 October, 2017

O'Mahony to sit down with Munster's new head coach this week Pom

O'Mahony to sit down with Munster's new head coach this week

The Munster captain says it’s up to him and the leadership group to ensure a smooth handover of power.

Monday 16 October, 2017

'That’s been a long time coming, hasn’t it?': Bonus-point win lifts Connacht dressing room

43-15 win against Oyonnax was Connacht’s biggest win on French soil.

Saturday 14 October, 2017

Connacht get Challenge Cup campaign off to winning start in Geneva

Kieran Keane’s team earned a bonus point victory against Oyonnax.

Saturday 30 September, 2017

Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic

Now 37, the second row is raising money for MSF, Madra and the Strong Roots foundation.

Thursday 28 September, 2017

Mike Sherry thankful for another chance at rugby after year out with injury

‘I did pretty much every single session besides the day that I got married. That was the one day I had off over the summer.’

Wednesday 13 September, 2017

O'Donoghue targets fast start to season to retain place in congested Munster back row

“Even for a younger lad and I class myself as one of the younger lads, it’s a chance for me to step up as a leader.”

Carolan looking forward to battle of wits with former Connacht team-mate Jackman

The western province meet the Dragons at Rodney Parade on Friday evening.

Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Erasmus confident South African teams will come good despite disastrous start

“When six weeks are gone people can make a fair call on that and see, are they really competitive this year or not.”

Sunday 10 September, 2017

'I was really nervous before this game': Keane relieved to get first Connacht win

The new head coach says his side are making ‘small steps’ in the right direction.

Saturday 9 September, 2017

Connacht run four tries past the Kings in front of All-Ireland winning hurlers

It was a great sporting occasion at the Sportsground.

Friday 8 September, 2017

Limerick hit Galway on the double to reach FAI Cup semi-final

Goals from Rodrigo Tosi and Shane Duggan saw Limerick run out deserved winners.

Wednesday 6 September, 2017

A familiar Munster face persuaded me to join from Grenoble, says new centre Chris Farrell

Mike Pendergast worked with the 24-year-old in France.

Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'It might be for some and it might not be for others - nobody's trying to nail Munster'

The coach says he’s confident that his pending departure won’t lead to a loss of focus in his players.

Saturday 2 September, 2017

Keane's reign gets off to a miserable start as Connacht beaten by Glasgow

Ali Price and Lee Jones scored second-half tries for the visitors as they inflicted a first defeat on Connacht’s new coach.

Friday 1 September, 2017

With Andy Farrell watching, Munster rack up six tries and brush aside Benetton challenge

Jean Kleyn scored a brace as Rassie Erasmus’ side had a bonus-point wrapped up by the 31st minute.

Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Time in Ireland camp has given Tyler Bleyendaal a hunger for 'the next level'

The Christchurch native will qualify to represent Ireland in time for the Six Nations.

'I'm a very competitive man': Keane ready to offer former boss Rennie a stern opening test in Pro14

Mere weeks after Kieran Keane and Dave Rennie departed the Chiefs, they will coach from rival boxes when Connacht host Glasgow on Saturday.

Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Flannery says business as usual for Munster in wake of Erasmus announcement

“It was weird with the announcement at the start of pre-season but it in no way has it affected our rugby.”

Friday 25 August, 2017

Keane thankful for 'helpful' Lam input as he prepares to face predecessor in the Sportsground

Keane thankful for 'helpful' Lam input as he prepares to face predecessor in the Sportsground

The Kiwi watched his side lose out to Wasps in midweek as Connacht’s ‘babies’ came undone in the final quarter.

Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'He's a very impressive man': New Connacht coach blown away by Bundee Aki

Kieran Keane held his first press conference in Galway on Tuesday.

Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Galway hurling great Tony Keady seriously ill in hospital

The former Hurler of the Year took ill in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

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