Grenoble’s head coach Bernard Jackman arriving for  the club’s home European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final clash with Connacht last weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

More Irish coaches are cutting their teeth abroad than ever before, and with Anthony Foley and Leo Cullen heading largely indigenous tickets at Munste(...)

President of reigning Heineken Cup champions Mourad  Boudjellal is of Algerian origin. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has defended his decision to cancel a friendly with French second division sid(...)

Jamie Heaslip has signed a new three-year deal with Leinster. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The extended brinkmanship between players and the IRFU over contracts drew to a close yesterday when Irish number eight Jamie Heaslip signed a new thr(...)