Bundee Aki will debut for Connacht against Ospreys. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Pat Lam makes nine changes for PRO12 trip to Liberty Stadium (...)

 Ben Te’o will debut against Edinburgh on Friday.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

PRO12 game has come too soon for Jordi Murphy, Dave Kearney and Fergus McFadden, all of whom trained(...)

Former Donegal manager Jim McGuinness with then assistant Rory Gallagher, who looks set to replace him at the helm of the county. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(...)-final date on November 16th: by then, the Irish squad would be in Australia, departing on November 12th, with(...)

(...)’s republics” of Donetsk and Luhansk, controlled by rebels, or in the annexed Crimea, as many as 27 seats – 12(...)

Dave Kearney could make his Leinster return in Friday’s Guinness Pro12 game against Edinburgh on Friday night. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Leinster’s injury woes have receded somewhat with the return to training this week of Irish internationals Shane Jennings, Jordi Murphy, Dave Kearney (...)

Ulster’s Nick Williams and Jared Payne dejected after the loss to Toulon at the weekend. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho

(...) as gone from the tournament.Against Glasgow in the Pro-12 the week before the Leicester game, they(...)

Ben Te’o in training for Leinster.Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(...) to Edinburgh in the Guinness Pro12. The New Zealand- born 27-year-old of Samoan extraction has(...)

Lewis Stevenson: “We perhaps let ourselves down a little bit which just adds to the frustration.” Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho

Ulster are hurting. The last two weekends in the European Rugby Champions Cup have seen them lose to Leicester Tigers at Welford Road and then watch T(...)

Ireland captain Michael Murphy and manager Paul Earley at the International Rules Series press conference in Croke Park, Dublin. Photography: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Irish squad would be in Australia, having departed on the 12th, with an important warm-up game scheduled(...)

Former Ireland international Geordan Murphy is  regarded as favourite to succeed Paul Burke. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

(...) take the field for their Guinness Pro12 matches this weekend with emaciated squads as a result of(...)