Cormac Sharvin is one of four Irish players eligible for the  US Amateur Golf Championship at Olympia Fields Golf Club in Chicago next month. Photograph: Tony Marshall/R&A via Getty Images

Ireland will have four golfers eligible to compete in the US Amateur Golf Championship at Olympia Fields Golf Club in Chicago next month. The top 50 p(...)

Paul Dunne will tee it up at next month’s Open Championship at St Andrew’s after qualifying at Woburn. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Irish amateur Paul Dunne will tee it up at the 144th British Open Championship from July 15th-19th at St Andrew’s following a stunning nine under par,(...)

RTÉ is “reasonably optimistic” of negotiating a solution that will allow it to continue its coverage of the Olympics from 2018 onwards. Photo: Valery Hache/Getty Images

RTÉ is “reasonably optimistic” of negotiating a solution that will allow it to continue its coverage of the Olympics from 2018 onwards. The national (...)

Rory Best and Paul O’Connell at an open training session in Belfast earlier this year. Photograph: Inpho

The IRFU will confirm the ticketing process for Ireland’s scheduled open day training sessions in Galway, Cork and the RDS in the next 24 hours. There(...)

Ian Keatley: left out of Ireland’s 45-man training panel for the World Cup.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Joe Schmidt’s 45-man Ireland training squad contains two uncapped players, in prop, Tadhg Furlong and number eight Jack Conan, along with a familiar c(...)

Ireland training sessions will be open to supporters. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland will hold a number of training sessions that will be open to the public based on a ticketing scheme as they travel around the country over the(...)

 Isa Nacewa: “Leinster was the one club I wanted to play for and when the opportunity arose I just jumped at it.” Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty

Isa Nacewa turned down an unofficial approach to resume his playing career during his time with the Auckland Blues but when Leinster made inquiries ea(...)

New Toulouse coach Ugo Mola and new sporting director  Ugo Mola. Photo:  Pascal Pavani/AFP/Getty Images

Toulouse have appointed former captain Fabien Pelous and Uga Mola to spearhead their new management and coaching team following the confirmation that (...)

Connacht head coach Pat Lam is targeting success in the Challenge Cup as a route into the European Champions Cup. Photograph: Kevin Barnes/Inpho

There are a variety of spellings but the one that appears to make the most sense is Yenisei-STM Krasnoyarsk to give them their full title. That’s the(...)

Toulon’s Bryan Habana scores a try against Leinster in the Champions Cup semi-final last season. The clubs will meet in the group stage this time out. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

All roads lead to Lyon. The 60,000-capacity Grand Stade de Lyon has been announced as the venue for both the European Challenge Cup final on May 13th (...)