Newly appointed Ulster head coach Les Kiss. Photograph: Brian Little/Inpho.

Ulster’s lack of success on the road was a topic of conversation broached by captain Rory Best and new head coach Les Kiss during the week and the (...)

James O’Donoghue scored for Terenure in their 20-8 win at Cork Constitution. Photograph: Inpho

With Clontarf slipping up at St. Mary’s on Friday night, Terenure College closed in on a home semi-final in Ulster Bank League Division 1A with a well(...)

South Africa’s Springboks Ruan Pienaar leaves the field during their Rugby Championship match against New Zealand’s All Blacks at Westpac Stadium in Wellington. Photograph: Anthony Phelps/Reuters

The extent of the medial ligament damage to Ruan Pienaar’s knee, an injury sustained while playing for South Africa against New Zealand on Saturday w(...)

 Ulster’s captain for tomorrow’s game against Munster Dan Tuohy. William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye/

Munster coach Rob Penney has made 10 changes in personnel to the side that thumped Edinburgh last time out for tomorrow’s game against Ulster at Thomo(...)

Ulster’s Stephen Ferris after his return to action against Scarlets last week.  Photograph: Darren Kidd/Presseye/Inpho

Leinster will have Luke Fitzgerald back on the wing against Zebre at the RDS on Friday evening, after the Ireland back was finally cleared to p(...)

Ireland head coach Mike Ruddock. Photograph: Gwna‘l Mah/InphoŽ

Ireland coach Mike Ruddock has made a number of changes to the side that lost narrowly 31-26 to New Zealand for tomorrow night’s IRB Under-20 World Ch(...)

Ireland’s Mark Roche takes on the Fiji defence. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland 46 Fiji 3Ireland produced another accomplished performance at Stade de la Rabine yesterday evening to set themselves up for a pool showdown wi(...)

 Ireland’s Conor Joyce in action against Australia. Photograph: Gwenael Mahe/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 coach Mike Ruddock has made 11 changes from the team that beat Australia 19-15 for Sunday’s second pool match in the IRB Junior World(...)