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Dublin: 19 °C Tuesday 19 June, 2018

#Ireland

# ireland-rugby - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'Nothing feels monumental when it’s one-all': Schmidt focused on winning series in Sydney

The Ireland head coach isn’t getting carried away, as he turns his attention to next week’s deciding Test.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Peter 'turnover' O'Mahony leads from the front as Ireland deliver their season's best

Here’s how we rated Joe Schmidt’s men in Melbourne.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 15 June, 2018

'Frustrated and upset' Ireland look to bounce back in second Test

Peter O’Mahony says his team-mates are looking for an improved performance.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Ringrose back as the centre of attention in Ireland's defensive line 13

Ringrose back as the centre of attention in Ireland's defensive line

The 23-year-old is fully aware of the challenge that awaits as he steps back into the Test arena on Saturday.

'You kind of forget what losing feels like. It’s a gut-wrenching feeling, it's horrible'

Tadhg Furlong is back in Ireland’s starting XV and desperate to rediscover that winning feeling in Melbourne.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Sexton: 'It's like a different type of game when you're on the bench'

The out-half found himself in an unfamiliar position last week, but is set to take centre stage again in Melbourne.

# ireland-rugby - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Disappointment for Ireland 7s as they suffer quarter-final loss to Canada

A second-half try by Harry Jones sealed a hard-earned victory for the Canadians.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 9 June, 2018

'It's not just thrown out the window': Ireland sticking with plan despite defeat

The flanker said Ireland have reasons to believe they can level the series next weekend.

As it happened: Australia v Ireland, first Test

We followed all the action from Brisbane as Joe Schmidt’s Ireland faced the Wallabies in their summer series opener.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 8 June, 2018

Jordan Larmour: The prodigiously talented wonderkid who was always destined for the top

A dream debut season has exceeded all expectations, but the 20-year-old’s remarkable rise comes as no surprise to those close to him.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Fit and raring to go again, Henderson settling into leadership role in Ireland's lineout

The Ulster second row continues his partnership with James Ryan against Australia on Saturday.

The Rugby Show: Carbery's big chance, Schmidt's rotation and first Test predictions Summer Tests This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Carbery's big chance, Schmidt's rotation and first Test predictions

Murray Kinsella joined Ryan Bailey to discuss the Ireland team for Saturday’s first Test against the Wallabies.

# ireland-rugby - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Ireland's U20 World Cup challenge falls flat with defeat against five-try Baby Boks

Second defeat means Noel McNamara’s side can now finish fifth at best.

Folau: 'I don't really know too much about Ireland'

The controversial Australia star was speaking in Brisbane this morning ahead of next weekend’s first Test.

Australia's only capped hooker ruled out with suspected cruciate injury

Jordan Uelese was expected to start next week’s first Test.

Crusaders star Samu released to Australia squad for Ireland Tests after NZ deal

“Our discussions were robust but fair,” Rugby Australia chief executive says after striking deal.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Crusaders star set to miss Ireland Tests as Australia fail to meet NZ demands

NZR believed to want €30,000 to release Pete Samu from Crusaders contract.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Rory Best ruled out of Ireland's tour of Australia with hamstring injury

The Ulster hooker has been replaced in the squad by Niall Scannell.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

5 uncapped players in Australia squad for Ireland Tests

However, loose forward Pete Samu remains in limbo as he awaits his release from New Zealand Rugby.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Despite anti-gay posts, Folau 'not a distraction' ahead of Ireland series - Cheika

The Wallabies star posted a series of anti-gay social media post last month.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 4 May, 2018

Diack to return to South Africa at end of the season after 10 years with Ulster

‘It is now time for us to head back to our family and friends in South Africa and start the next chapter of our lives.’

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

O'Neill: 'It's the weakest Rangers side I've ever known and Celtic need them to be strong'

The Ireland manager will return to Glasgow later this month when the Boys in Green take on the Hoops.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Leinster huff and puff but eventually cruise past Zebre to secure Pro14 playoff berth

Leo Cullen’s side didn’t make it easy for themselves but had too much for the Italians.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

19-year-old Irish defender makes the bench for Liverpool's Champions League quarter-final

It’s a big night for Kildare’s Conor Masterson.

# ireland-rugby - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'Looking back now, I made the right decision as playing for Con helped shape my career'

After helping Ireland win the Grand Slam last weekend, Peter O’Mahony tells The42 how his time in the Ulster Bank League made him the player he has become.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Munster confirm Keith Earls suffered knee ligament damage at Twickenham

The winger will miss next week’s showdown with Toulon.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 23 March, 2018

'Joe Schmidt was at the game and afterwards I went up and got a picture with him as a fan'

Jordan Larmour caught the eye of the Ireland head coach when he lined out against a New Zealand touring side two years ago.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Henshaw hopeful of returning to boost Leinster's push for silverware

The centre says he is in a good space mentally as he nears the end of his rehab programme.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Grand Slam success will leave All Blacks wary of the threat that Ireland pose

Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes believes the All Blacks will be looking anxiously over their shoulders.

IRFU confirm Adam Griggs to stay on as Ireland Women's coach

The New Zealander originally undertook the role on a short-term basis.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Iain Henderson commits long-term future to Ulster and Ireland

The IRFU will be relieved to have secured the services of the second row for a further three years.

Grand Slam-winning captain Rory Best signs new IRFU contract

The hooker has extended his deal until the end of the 2019 World Cup.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 17 March, 2018

'We fear no team in the world and we've proven on our day we can compete with the best'

Rob Kearney produced another vintage performance on the big stage.

Aviva Stadium to host homecoming celebration for Ireland squad on Sunday

Tickets are free and can be purchased online.

How we rated Ireland's Grand Slam winners on a historic day at Twickenham

Kearney, Ringrose, Ryan, Furlong and Leavy were all superb.

Jacob's Cracker: The moment of brilliance when Stockdale made Six Nations history Magnificent Seven This post contains videos

Jacob's Cracker: The moment of brilliance when Stockdale made Six Nations history

Four and a half games played, a magnificent seven tries scored.

Watch: Three first-half tries give Ireland the dream start at Twickenham Out Of The Blocks This post contains videos

Watch: Three first-half tries give Ireland the dream start at Twickenham

Ringrose, Stander and Stockdale all crossed.

'Send us again into a dream land': TV3's Grand Slam tilt promo is spine-tingling Grand Slam Saturday This post contains videos

Mentor and apprentice: Ringrose relishing battle with former team-mate Te'o

The 23-year-old will be the centre of attention at Twickenham later as he hopes to help Ireland to a third ever Grand Slam success.

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