Frontrow view: Cian Healy and Mike Ross are both back in training. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

(...) their Pro12 League match against Zebre on Friday night at the RDS. “Oh yeah. Most definitely,” said(...)

Jack Carty will be out for up to three months after rupturing his spleen after an accident on a water slide. Photograph: Inpho

A much-needed respite from rugby has turned into a nightmare for Connacht’s Jack Carty who has undergone surgery in Dubai to remove his spleen. After(...)

Hideki Matsuyama of Japan poses with the  trophy  after winning the  Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale  in  Arizona. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

(...) ranking and FedEx Cup points. Lowry got his great finish underway with a 14-footer for birdie on the 12th(...)

Ireland’s CJ Stander is  tackled by Taulupe Faletau and Gethin Jenkins of Wales during the Six Nations game at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Cromie/Inpho

(...) on. “It’s funny because you play against the boys in the Pro12 and European games and then you get(...)

(...), 12.30pm-3.30pm South Africa Tshwane Open TENNIS Sky Sports 3, 10am-4pm Sky Sports 5, 6.30pm-10.30pm(...)

Michael Kiernan attempts a drop goal over Mark Ring during Ireland-Wales Five Nations match at Cardiff Arms Park in 1987. Ireland won 15-11. Photograph: Simon Bruty/Allsport

(...) really well through Lions tours and the Pro12. Pressure “Maybe the sides playing at home have felt more(...)

Ulster’s Jacob Stockdale is tackled by Dragons’ Angus O’Brien during the Guinness Pro12 at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

(...) top of the Pro12 but this was all about them managing a great escape courtesy of Paddy Jackson’s 77th(...)

CJ Stander could make his Ireland debut against Wales. Photograph: Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • February 5, 2016, 08:35

(...) of the Pro 12 table (BBC2, TG4, 7.35pm ko) Golf Shane Lowry and Paul Dunne are in action on the(...)

Sammy Arnold: “It was a difficult decision to leave but given Ulster’s depth of talent in midfield, I feel it’s the right time for me to make the move.” Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

(...) name a strong line-up for Friday’s Pro12 clash with the Newport Gwent Dragons. The province have the(...)

Ireland Under-20  James Ryan in action against a Leinster Development side. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(...) skill-set and good speed, while O’Donnell, one of three Sligo club players in the squad, has Pro12(...)