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4 Wolfhounds who put their hands up for Six Nations selection
Picking out individuals was no easty task, but these men may have increased their Six Nations chances.
O'Brien shows up strongly as Wolfhounds stutter to Saxons defeat
A highly-anticipated encounter ultimately failed to excite as the English side came away with a win.
Schmidt's Wolfhounds XV leaves more Six Nations questions than answers
A number of positions remain unclear for the trip to Rome in two weekends.
Wolfhounds relieved to have 'X-factor' of returning O'Brien on their side
The back row’s Leinster teammates came up with an unkind nickname during the early stages of his injury.
Schmidt challenges Wolfhounds to force his hand for Six Nations opener
Ireland management insist players can put their hands up to face Italy in tomorrow night’s clash with the Saxons.
The return of SOB and more talking points from the Wolfhounds team
Madigan’s audition at 10, Lukey Fitz on the left wing, front row power and a strong Saxons selection.
Open Thread: Who would you like to see get a run with the Wolfhounds tomorrow night?
The team-sheets will be unveiled today for the ‘A’ international in Cork.
Cork will play host to Sam Burgess, Chris Ashton and the England Saxons next week
Several big names in the visitors’ squad to play the Wolfhounds at Musgrave Park.
Rugby technique: Counter-rucking turnovers making a return?
The Ireland Wolfhounds gave us a strong example of how to steal possession without getting hands on the ball.
Ruddock - Wolfhounds 'very much feel part of the Six Nations campaign'
The 23-year-old Leinster flanker is captain for the clash with the England Saxons this evening.
3 key battles for the Wolfhounds to address against the Saxons
Joe Schmidt will be a keen spectator as his fringe players take on their English counterparts in Kingsholm.
Potential BOD successors partnered together for Wolfhounds
Robbie Henshaw and Darren Cave have been paired up for the clash with the England Saxons.
Foley: Wolfhounds are 'looking for control' from out-half Madigan
Meanwhile, the head coach says he is excited to see Robin Copeland with ball in hand against the Saxons.
5 players with a lot to gain when the Wolfhounds play this weekend
Ireland’s ‘A’ team to face the Saxons is announced today. Here are the men we think deserve the chance to play their way into the senior side.
Gloucester confirm departure of out-half Freddie Burns at season's end
The gifted playmaker will be leaving Kingsholm, with Leicester heavily rumoured to be his destination.
Foley appointed Ireland Wolfhounds coach
The former number eight will be assisted by Ulster backs coach Neil Doak.
Slideshow: 6 Irish players that made the 'A' grade on Wolfhounds duty
Some big names plyed their trade with the A team for years before making the international breakthrough.
Dave has that 'killer' instinct as Penney tips off Lions
The Munster coach feels Warren Gatland would be well served by bringing Kilcoyne to Australia.
Fitzgerald and Henshaw named in Ireland Wolfhounds squad
Ireland coach Declan Kidney has given youth its chance ahead of the Friday night clash in Galway.
Young stars set to be given Wolfhounds chance in Galway
Connacht players such as Robbie Henshaw and Dave McSharry should feature in an enticing line-up.