CEO for the IRFU speaks on camera at the Irish Sports Council Funding for FAI, IRFU and GAA for 2015 in Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

The IRFU will deliver an unequivocal message to Minister for Communications Alex White when both parties meet in the coming weeks: to list Six Nation(...)

Ireland’s women’s rugby team: Indications from within World Rugby appear to make Ireland favourites to host the 2017 World Cup ahead of England and South Africa. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Initially mooted for the University of Limerick and Thomond Park, the IRFU have entered an all-Ireland bid for the 2017 Women’s World Cup to be hoste(...)

The IRFU have announced they have submitted an official bid to host the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

The IRFU has announced it has submitted a bid to host the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup.Limerick had been touted as the venue but the tournament will n(...)

 Johnny Sexton was one of three Ireland players to suffer head injuries during the Autumn Internatonal against Australia. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/INPHO

An Oireachtas report has linked increasing size of players, especially in rugby, with a higher risk of concussion. The report from the Joint Committe(...)

Helen O’Reilly has been appointed onto the IRFU referee panel following her performances in the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup

Helen O’Reilly has become the first female to join the IRFU National Referee Panel following impressive performances in the Women’s Rugby World Cup ea(...)

Dave Foley, who picked up the man of the match award in his international debut against Georgia, is one of four players to commit their future to Munster

Stephen Archer, Dave Foley, Felix Jones and Dave Kilcoyne have all signed contract extensions with Munster and the IRFU. Tight-head prop Archer has si(...)

Robbie Henshaw has been made available for Connacht’s Pro 12 fixture against Scarlets in Galway this weekend
Henshaw set for Connacht return
  • Pro12
  • November 26, 2014, 20:01

Connacht have been handed a timely boost with Robbie Henshaw being made available for Saturday’s crunch Pro12 clash with Scarlets at the Sportsground.(...)

Ireland fullback Rob Kearney is hoping to get more game-time against Georgia on Sunday. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The IRFU have stemmed the tide. What could have been a flood of leading players departing for France has turned into a trickle. Johnny Sexton slipped (...)

Rob Kearney says that he’s delighted to remain in the blue of Leinster for at least another three years. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Rob Kearney has commited his future to Leinster with a new three year contract which will keep him in the province until he is 31.The Louth native say(...)

Ireland’s Jenny Murphy: “We want to build on the World Cup.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Despite the IRFU stating during the women’s World Cup last August that a new Ireland coaching team would be in place a month after the tournament, no(...)