# Supporters

This year
'To have 25,000-plus Irish people here today was incredible'
Ireland lock James Ryan was proud to lead the side in front of the brilliant travelling support.
Last year
Leinster hoping for 'sea of blue' as ticket sales rise for Toulouse clash
More than 25,000 had been sold by 5pm yesterday evening on the first day of sales.
Over three quarters of Man United fans unhappy with running of the club, survey finds
Almost 20,000 supporters responded to the poll.
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'It absolutely matters' - Hopes rise for full houses at Ireland's Six Nations games
NPHET’s latest advice to the government could result in a major financial boost for the IRFU.
IRFU in contact with government on crowd restrictions ahead of Six Nations
The union is hoping to see the 5,000 limit lifted in time for the clash with Wales next month.
All time
Twickenham to host European finals with crowds of up to 10,000 people
Meanwhile, EPCR confirmed that 24 teams will take part in next season’s Champions Cup.
'Celebrations went on late into the night': Fans tell their stories of Ireland v Scotland in the Six Nations
Memorable trips to Edinburgh feature heavily in this week’s instalment of our ‘Hear The Roar’ series with William Hill.
Marseille fan jailed, 11 more described as 'imbeciles'
Hundreds of angry supporters broke into the club’s training ground late last month.
Millwall boss insists supporters are behind eradicating racial discrimination
The club’s fans were heavily criticised for booing players taking the knee before their match against Derby last Saturday.
No formal discussions yet as Wales boss Pivac says 2021 Six Nations could be delayed
Tournament organisers are considering all options amidst serious financial worries within the sport.
Ulster to welcome 600 fans for Friday's Pro14 opener in first for Irish rugby
The northern province are the first to welcome supporters back since Covid-19 struck.
Any attendance at Leinster game likely to be made up of players and their families
The government’s new ‘Living with Covid’ document allows for up to up to 200 spectators.
Bravo to Super Rugby for finally allowing fans in the stadium to hear the TMO
The supporters at Eden Park could eavesdrop on the chat between the referee and his TMO.
'We're a team of guys who aren't superstars' - Japan bow out with pride
Jamie Joseph’s team have won over neutrals from around the rugby world.
Ireland cancel open training session plan for second time in Japan
Joe Schmidt’s squad training against the Kobe Steelers today.
'The fans feel a little bit disappointed at the moment with us... It's their choice not to come'
Callum Robinson acknowledges Ireland gave the supporters little to cheer about on Thursday night.
Hajduk Split player hurt after being attacked by own supporters
Several players were targeted as they passed in front of premises belonging to Torcida, a group of ultras.
Letter from Bordeaux: Munster fans out in force in French sunshine
The southern province will have the greater support for tomorrow’s semi-final against Racing 92.
Ireland supporters travelling to Turkey will receive their tickets free of charge
Approximately 170 Irish fans are expected to attend the friendly.
'Celtic is not a political arena' - Brendan Rodgers unhappy with club's Green Brigade supporters
Manager Brendan Rodgers has asked supporters to “stick to football.”
Independent Alliance have 'very constructive and very satisfactory' meeting with Leo Varadkar
Leo Varadkar is into a week of meetings as he drums up support ahead of Tuesday’s vote to become the next Taoiseach.
It feels like something special is happening with Munster and Thomond Park again
Last night was another unforgettable occasion in the Limerick stadium.
Six Nations CEO indicates willingness to move from current calendar slot
However, John Feehan says it could only be a matter of weeks.
'It was goosebump stuff' - Connacht fans play their part in Pro12 glory
‘It’s all a bit of a blur now but it’s just an incredible feeling,’ says Ronan Loughney.
Demonstrators block Arizona highway to stop people getting to Trump rally
Trump is in Arizona ahead of its primary next Tuesday.
FAI to give Euro 2016 tickets to 'most loyal supporters'
Preference will be given Supporters Clubs, Season Ticket holders and Fans Direct members among others.
Munster CEO Fitzgerald calls on 'fantastic' fans to be realistic and patient
The southern province’s top man was on media duty in Limerick yesterday.
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Carter Reynolds is trending on Irish Twitter today, but who is he?
Carter Reynolds is the latest internet celebrity to land himself in a huge heap of trouble.
Some of the world's best rugby fans have been partying in Clermont
Munster supporters got involved as the Yellow Army led a march to Stade Marcel-Michelin.
Letter from Clermont: Munster out to silence ASM's fervent fans
Clermont’s supporters are among the most passionate, loyal and welcoming in the world.
There were 109,318 people at Man United v Real Madrid yesterday
A new US football record was set at Michigan Stadium.
Grief-stricken Odessa "reeling" after 42 die in clashes
Ukraine’s Prime Minister is visiting the port city today.
The GAA collected €29m in gate receipts in 2013 with a 12% rise in hurling championship figures
The figures were published this morning in the association’s annual financial report.
Mount Carmel workers ‘staging sit-in’ over hospital closure
Staff and supporters of the hospital attended a public meeting last night.
"Thank you", says St Vincent de Paul after generous Christmas donations
In December, the charity made an appeal for toys and money after stocks ran low.
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18 of our favourite pics as St Pat's end 14-year wait for League of Ireland title
Richmond Park was buzzing earlier.
Fans of Leinster and Ulster give us their take on new season
We caught up with supporters from last year’s Pro12 finalists and asked them to share their rugby hopes and fears.