The Wasps director of rugby has been impressed with Leo Cullen’s side this season.
Ireland struggle to contain Afghanistan as hosts seize advantage in crucial game on road to Test cricket
It was a tough day in the field for John Bracewell’s men.
We were back at the Aviva Stadium as Martin O’Neill’s much-changed side faced Iceland.
The venue in Belfield can no longer host international fixtures as the playing surface doesn’t meet the required standards.
Monday 27 March, 2017
Ten years on from Ireland’s famous World Cup victory over Pakistan, coach Adi Birrell and captain Trent Johnston look back on a truly defining day in Irish sport.
A man-of-the-match display on Saturday has put the Ireland international in contention for a starting place at the back of the scrum against Wasps.
Andrew Whelan was left a little starstruck.
The Pro-Continental team have received a wildcard invite for this year’s La Vuelta a Espana.
Saturday’s win over Cardiff was far from perfect, but it’s perhaps exactly what the province needed ahead of their biggest challenge of the season.
Saturday 25 March, 2017
Leo Cullen says his players will take valuable lessons from today’s game.
It wasn’t a vintage performance but the eastern province got over the line to move back top of the Pro12.
The Ireland captain is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
The Banner County take on Waterford tomorrow.
Martin O’Neill was content with a draw in Dublin last night.
Thursday 23 March, 2017
The Premier League club will have to fund the project themselves.
Policeman Keith Palmer was a regular at The Valley.
Ireland’s CJ Stander finished second in the public vote.
Wednesday 22 March, 2017
Ross Byrne has put injury behind him to play an important role in Leinster’s season.
WRU chief executive Martyn Phillips says the move will safeguard the future of rugby in the region.
The all-rounder hit 10 boundaries to set-up a series decider against Afghanistan on Friday.
Tuesday 21 March, 2017
The Bray boxer is back in the ring this Saturday.
We could watch this goal over and over again.
Jose Mourinho is slowly stamping his mark on Man United’s squad.
The Ireland international is leaving the province after seven years.
Monday 20 March, 2017
David Forde, Enda Stevens and Graham Carey have all had fine seasons.
Players and supporters have donated to help cover the cost of the 27-year-old’s funeral.
The Australian returns to Welford Road after spells with Queensland Reds and Tonga.
He will link up with Pat Lam and Ian Madigan at Ashton Gate next season.
Andrew Conway, John Ryan and Niall Scannell trained with the squad this afternoon.
There are four Irish representatives in the XV.
The game will precede the meeting of Dublin and Roscommon in the Allianz League.
Saturday 18 March, 2017
Craig Fulton’s men face France in tomorrow’s final in Belfast.
It was a Six Nations classic at the Aviva Stadium.
Peter O’Mahony was heroic in Ireland’s 13-9 win over England.
We were at the Aviva Stadium as Joe Schmidt’s side finished their campaign against history-chasing England.
The 20-year-old forward had left the panel at the start of the year.
The 25-year-old makes his first Six Nations start later.
It’s not the Grand Slam finale we all wanted, but there is still plenty on the line for Ireland as they host England at the Aviva Stadium later.
Friday 17 March, 2017
Peter Maher’s try the difference as Belvo retain the Leinster Senior Schools Cup.
Rory Best has urged his side to execute the basics tomorrow.