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Ireland’s Ciara Cooney during practice ahead of her side’s second clash with Australia in Belfast. Photograph: Inpho/Dan Sheridan

Ireland v Australia, Kingspan stadium, 2pm - live RTÉ 2 and eir Sport This feels like another time, another place. “Training became more intense, p(...)

Brian O’Driscoll:  as senior advisor with Teneo he will help launch the new Teneo PSG brand  at an event in the National Gallery on Merrion Square in April.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

New York-based executive advisory group Teneo Holdings plans to combine its two Irish businesses under the one brand next month. This move follows it(...)

Ireland’s Paula Fitzpatrick in action against New Zealand in 2014. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There is very little to tell. Ireland won a Grand Slam in 2013, reached a World Cup semi-final in 2014 and recaptured the Six Nations title in 2015. (...)

Steve Hansen has been mentoring Canterbury players, and by extension many an All Black, even before Richie McCaw joined the Crusaders. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

After the father came the son. Des Hansen, who passed away the week of the 2012 Bledisloe Cup decider in Brisbane, was one of Christchurch and the Mar(...)

Aaron Smith: his Otago  Highlanders team  were playing at a tempo way above anything I had experienced. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Last April I had the opportunity to visit the ‘land of the long white cloud’, New Zealand. It was a great gig. I was to watch, coach and investigat(...)

Jared Payne will not  face France on Sunday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The French would have been mid-session this afternoon when word filtered through that Keith Earls will be wearing number 13 for Ireland on Sunday at t(...)

 Ulster Rugby has signed a 10-year agreement with the Kingspan Group for the naming rights to what will now be called Kingspan Stadium. Pictured at the press conference are (l-r) Shane Logan, Chief Executive Ulster Rugby, Pat Freeman, Managing Director of Kingspan Environmental, John Robinson, President Ulster Rugby and Ulster Rugby player Tommy Bowe. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster Rugby has signed a 10-year agreement with the Kingspan Group, the world’s leading provider of sustainable building materials, for the naming r(...)