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Disappointment for Ireland as they fall just short in first-ever World Rugby 7s final
# History Makers
# History Makers

Disappointment for Ireland as they fall just short in first-ever World Rugby 7s final

1 hour ago 12,944 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, the women’s team had to settle for a fourth-place finish.

# ireland-rugby - Monday 16 May, 2022

Ireland to play Māori All Blacks twice on summer tour to New Zealand
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Ireland to play Māori All Blacks twice on summer tour to New Zealand

Mon 10:01 PM 10,372 Views 11 Comments

The IRFU have finalised Ireland’s full schedule ahead of their summer tour.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Nominees revealed for 2022 Rugby Players Ireland Awards
# Leading Lights
# Leading Lights

Nominees revealed for 2022 Rugby Players Ireland Awards

May 11th 2022, 7:39 PM 9,253 Views 12 Comments

The awards will take place on 18 May in Dublin.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Rugby chiefs to discuss revived Nations Championship proposal
# Future Plans
# Future Plans

Rugby chiefs to discuss revived Nations Championship proposal

May 10th 2022, 10:35 AM 10,047 Views 2 Comments

Talks will be held at a meeting in Dublin on Tuesday night.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 6 May, 2022

'What Hugo is actually testament to, is that a lot of people are written off too early'
# Full Package
# Full Package

'What Hugo is actually testament to, is that a lot of people are written off too early'

May 6th 2022, 7:30 AM 20,584 Views 9 Comments

Late bloomer Hugo Keenan is now one of the first names on Leinster’s teamsheet.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 29 April, 2022

Ireland's Anna Caplice announces retirement from international rugby
# Bowing Out
# Bowing Out

Ireland's Anna Caplice announces retirement from international rugby

Apr 29th 2022, 9:54 PM 4,808 Views 2 Comments

The Mallow native made her debut in 2016 and was capped 16 times for Ireland.

'You’re sore, but you get on with it' - Balancing bruising Six Nations games and teaching duties

'You’re sore, but you get on with it' - Balancing bruising Six Nations games and teaching duties

Apr 29th 2022, 8:15 AM 2,452 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s Hannah O’Connor was back in the classroom after Ireland’s defeat to England last week.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Monaghan returns and debut for Irwin at fullback as Ireland's team to face Scotland is named
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Monaghan returns and debut for Irwin at fullback as Ireland's team to face Scotland is named

Apr 28th 2022, 1:31 PM 2,776 Views 0 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ side end this year’s campaign at Kingspan Stadium on Saturday night.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 22 April, 2022

Naoupu and Considine make returns for Ireland's Six Nations clash with England
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Naoupu and Considine make returns for Ireland's Six Nations clash with England

Apr 22nd 2022, 12:36 PM 4,751 Views 2 Comments

There is also a debut for Molly Scuffil-McCabe at fullback.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Leinster and Ireland star Seán Cronin set to retire from rugby
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Leinster and Ireland star Seán Cronin set to retire from rugby

Apr 20th 2022, 12:33 PM 15,072 Views 12 Comments

The experienced forward, who turns 36 next month, has made 204 Leinster appearances in addition to winning 72 Ireland caps.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

'There's nobody better than her to pass the ball in Ireland. It's the best I've ever seen'
# Pinpoint Accuracy
# Pinpoint Accuracy

'There's nobody better than her to pass the ball in Ireland. It's the best I've ever seen'

Apr 12th 2022, 4:25 PM 6,755 Views 1 Comment

Ireland inside centre Stacey Flood has been praised by her international team-mate Eimear Considine after Sunday’s win over Italy.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Irish rugby has lost a genuine powerhouse as injury calls time on Dan Leavy's career
# Cruel Blow
# Cruel Blow

Irish rugby has lost a genuine powerhouse as injury calls time on Dan Leavy's career

Apr 5th 2022, 4:38 PM 11,213 Views 12 Comments

The flanker announced his retirement today following a long battle with a knee injury.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

'The gap has most definitely closed' - O'Gara sees New Zealand tour as 'massive opportunity' for Ireland
# No Fear
# No Fear

'The gap has most definitely closed' - O'Gara sees New Zealand tour as 'massive opportunity' for Ireland

Mar 23rd 2022, 12:43 PM 30,662 Views 29 Comments

The former out-half also offered his thoughts on Ireland’s current depth at 10, with some words of warning for Jack Carty.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Munster's Jason Jenkins back from injury as trio return from Ireland duty
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Munster's Jason Jenkins back from injury as trio return from Ireland duty

Mar 22nd 2022, 7:08 PM 8,565 Views 4 Comments

Craig Casey, Gavin Coombes and Jeremy Loughman are all available again.

'I’m driven to being as good as I can be and I feel like I have a lot to offer'
# More In The Tank
# More In The Tank

'I’m driven to being as good as I can be and I feel like I have a lot to offer'

Mar 22nd 2022, 8:30 AM 28,877 Views 16 Comments

Conor Murray is determined to be involved in more big days with Ireland, despite the increased competition at scrum-half.

# ireland-rugby - Monday 21 March, 2022

Do you agree with Murray Kinsella's Guinness Six Nations Team of the Tournament?
# Top XV
# Top XV

Do you agree with Murray Kinsella's Guinness Six Nations Team of the Tournament?

Mar 21st 2022, 5:00 PM 51,395 Views 40 Comments

The42′s rugby writer picked his selections on this week’s episode of The Front Row, in partnership with Guinness.

'I never thought I'd be in a position to say I've won a Triple Crown'
# Progress
# Progress

'I never thought I'd be in a position to say I've won a Triple Crown'

Updated Mar 21st 2022, 8:42 AM 28,860 Views 2 Comments

Ireland lock Tadhg Beirne reflects on an encouraging Six Nations campaign.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 19 March, 2022

How did you rate Ireland in their win over Scotland?
# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

How did you rate Ireland in their win over Scotland?

Updated Mar 19th 2022, 7:42 PM 45,616 Views 20 Comments

Andy Farrell’s side recorded a bonus-point win against a stubborn Scottish side in Dublin.

'I just thought I’m going to give it everything I've got, and play my style of footie'
# Super Mac
# Super Mac

'I just thought I’m going to give it everything I've got, and play my style of footie'

Mar 19th 2022, 9:00 AM 8,971 Views 5 Comments

Mack Hansen was worried about how he would adapt to international rugby, but the winger ‘has loved every second’ of his time in Ireland camp.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 18 March, 2022

Farrell hopes the best is yet to come as Ireland close in on Triple Crown
# Progress
# Progress

Farrell hopes the best is yet to come as Ireland close in on Triple Crown

Mar 18th 2022, 6:45 AM 4,132 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are looking to win their first silverware under Andy Farrell when they host Scotland on Saturday.

Bundee Aki on how 'fast learner' Mack Hansen has made his mark in Ireland camp
# Connacht Connection
# Connacht Connection

Bundee Aki on how 'fast learner' Mack Hansen has made his mark in Ireland camp

Mar 18th 2022, 6:30 AM 7,148 Views 3 Comments

The Connacht wing is back in the Ireland team for Saturday’s Six Nations clash with Scotland.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

England's Ewels slapped with three-week ban following red-card tackle on James Ryan
# Crime And Punishment
# Crime And Punishment

England's Ewels slapped with three-week ban following red-card tackle on James Ryan

Mar 16th 2022, 4:18 PM 6,910 Views 22 Comments

The Ireland lock was withdrawn after the incident in Ireland’s win over England.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

'I don’t think there’s any part of Faz that will be like – ‘Don’t throw those passes’'
# Keeping The Faith
# Keeping The Faith

'I don’t think there’s any part of Faz that will be like – ‘Don’t throw those passes’'

Mar 15th 2022, 6:30 PM 8,955 Views 5 Comments

Iain Henderson explains how Ireland have attempted to address their high handling error count against England last weekend.

Scotland bid to deliver potential in final Six Nations match against Ireland – Matt Fagerson
# Party Poopers
# Party Poopers

Scotland bid to deliver potential in final Six Nations match against Ireland – Matt Fagerson

Mar 15th 2022, 5:19 PM 3,581 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are looking to pip France to the title when they host Scotland on Saturday.

'England could give it a good rattle in Paris. Ireland will be sitting back hoping for the best'
# Les Rosbifs
# Les Rosbifs

'England could give it a good rattle in Paris. Ireland will be sitting back hoping for the best'

Mar 15th 2022, 4:41 PM 16,818 Views 10 Comments

On last night’s live recording of The Front Row in partnership with Guinness, our guests looked ahead to a huge weekend of international rugby.

'They’ve no championship to play for, but that’s when they can be at their most dangerous'
# Underdogs
# Underdogs

'They’ve no championship to play for, but that’s when they can be at their most dangerous'

Mar 15th 2022, 3:58 PM 4,400 Views 5 Comments

Johnny Sexton says memories of 2010 will warn Ireland against complacency as they prepare to face Scotland this weekend.

Ireland to sign off on a high: Talking points ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash
# William Hill
# William Hill

Ireland to sign off on a high: Talking points ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash

Mar 15th 2022, 2:04 PM 3,960 Views 1 Comment

At home to Scotland, Andy Farrell’s men can make it four wins from five this year to put the pressure on Grand Slam-chasing France.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 12 March, 2022

'It took me a while to get my foot in the door, and I understand that I won’t be here forever'
# Wingman
# Wingman

'It took me a while to get my foot in the door, and I understand that I won’t be here forever'

Mar 12th 2022, 7:30 AM 7,482 Views 4 Comments

Andrew Conway has established himself as a key man in Andy Farrell’s Ireland team.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 11 March, 2022

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''
# Legend
# Legend

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''

Updated Mar 11th 2022, 8:53 AM 32,585 Views 2 Comments

Jamison Gibson-Park discusses his half-back partnership with Ireland captain Johnny Sexton.

Andy Farrell calls on Ireland to take 'the next step' at Twickenham
# Away Days
# Away Days

Andy Farrell calls on Ireland to take 'the next step' at Twickenham

Mar 11th 2022, 7:00 AM 2,310 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are looking to secure a first win in London since 2018 when they play England this weekend.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Eddie's right, Ireland are favourites: Talking points ahead of the Six Nations clash with England
# William Hill
# William Hill

Eddie's right, Ireland are favourites: Talking points ahead of the Six Nations clash with England

Mar 9th 2022, 2:17 PM 2,879 Views 0 Comments

Ciaran Kennedy previews Saturday’s showdown at Twickenham.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

'There's more in us' - Keenan says Ireland can hit another gear against England
# London Calling
# London Calling

'There's more in us' - Keenan says Ireland can hit another gear against England

Updated Mar 8th 2022, 6:30 PM 2,816 Views 0 Comments

Saturday’s Six Nations meeting in London will be the fullback’s first taste of a full Twickenham.

'I want to go out at the top' - Sexton confirms he will retire after 2023 Rugby World Cup
# The Last Dance
# The Last Dance

'I want to go out at the top' - Sexton confirms he will retire after 2023 Rugby World Cup

Updated Mar 8th 2022, 3:03 PM 16,159 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland captain signed a new contract with the IRFU today.

# ireland-rugby - Monday 7 March, 2022

Andrew Porter to miss key Champions Cup fixtures following ankle surgery
# Setback
# Setback

Andrew Porter to miss key Champions Cup fixtures following ankle surgery

Mar 7th 2022, 3:13 PM 6,331 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster prop is expected to miss the European double-header with Connacht as well as a series of URC interpro derbies.

# ireland-rugby - Sunday 6 March, 2022

England recall Underhill ahead of Ireland clash
# Return
# Return

England recall Underhill ahead of Ireland clash

Mar 6th 2022, 9:26 PM 7,612 Views 3 Comments

Head coach Eddie Jones updated his squad on Sunday to a 36-strong group.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 5 March, 2022

'I was honest with myself, and I was letting it get at me' - Healy
# Adjustment
# Adjustment

'I was honest with myself, and I was letting it get at me' - Healy

Mar 5th 2022, 6:30 AM 12,957 Views 1 Comment

After a frustrating lack of gametime in November, Cian Healy is pushing to start in Ireland’s Six Nations clash with England next weekend.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 4 March, 2022

'One of the big things I’ve noticed about Irish players, they’re so conscientious about getting better'
# Paulie
# Paulie

'One of the big things I’ve noticed about Irish players, they’re so conscientious about getting better'

Mar 4th 2022, 6:30 AM 9,757 Views 3 Comments

Ireland forwards coach Paul O’Connell is currently helping the squad prepare for a 12 March date with England at Twickenham.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 3 March, 2022

'I want to be one of the top performers at Leinster' - Jimmy O'Brien
# Aiming High
# Aiming High

'I want to be one of the top performers at Leinster' - Jimmy O'Brien

Mar 3rd 2022, 7:00 AM 5,016 Views 6 Comments

The fullback is hungry for more having spent last week training with Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Italy's Faiva hit with four-week suspension over high tackle on Ireland's Sheehan
# Verdict
# Verdict

Italy's Faiva hit with four-week suspension over high tackle on Ireland's Sheehan

Mar 2nd 2022, 6:30 PM 3,721 Views 5 Comments

The Italian player was sent off for the tackle in the 19th meeting of their Six Nations fixture.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Farrell releases 11 players from Ireland's Six Nations camp for URC action
# Mini Camp
# Mini Camp

Farrell releases 11 players from Ireland's Six Nations camp for URC action

Mar 1st 2022, 10:12 AM 15,907 Views 2 Comments

Loosehead prop Andrew Porter will stay with the Ireland squad but have his training load managed due to a rolled ankle.

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