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Jack O’Donoghue during Munster’s training session at UL on Friday. Photograph: Inpho

Jack O’Donoghue is in his sixth season on Munster’s first-team squad, and he’s played 118 games, so it’s easy enough to forget he’s still only 26. He (...)

With the current 2m social distancing rule the Aviva Stadium would hold only 8,200 fans. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

As long as the Government maintain the two-metre ruling on social distancing it will not make any financial sense for the IRFU, the provinces or the g(...)

The Ireland team for the Rugby World Cup quarter-final against France. Back Row (L-R) Nick Popplewell, Gary Halpin, Eric Elwood, David Corkery, Paddy Johns, Neil Francis, Gabriel Fulcher, Paul Wallace and Simon Geoghegan Front Row (L-R) Brendan Mullin, Darragh O’Mahony, Niall Hogan, Conor O’Shea and Jonathan Bell. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

On June 10th, 1995, 25 years ago this week, Ireland were beaten 36-12 by France in a Rugby World Cup quarter-final in King’s Park, Durban becoming the(...)

Garry Ringrose: “It was some year [2018] for a lot of us. It’s what you aim for every year, but as I learned pretty quickly the following year it doesn’t always shape out that way.”  Photograph: Lazslo Geczo/Inpho

Garry Ringrose exudes a certain calmness and level-headedness. He has a good work-student-life balance and comes across as someone with an equally eve(...)

Andrew Porter celebrates with  Jordan Larmour after the win over Italy at Soldier Field in Chicago in November 2018. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Just when we were getting used to tropical Ireland, and this being our first of three weeks’ ‘holidays’, the weather turned. Oh well, with all our sun(...)

 Bordeaux-Begles’  Jean-Baptiste Dubie dives in to score  a try during the  Top 14  match against Clermont Auvergne at the Chaban-Delmas stadium in Bordeaux. Photograph:   Nicolas Tucat/AFP via Getty Images

The steering committee of the Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR) has confirmed that the 2019-20 Top 14 season, in addition to the ProD2, has been abandone(...)

Isa Nacewa and Jordi Murphy lift the European Champions Cup trophy for Leinster in 2018, continuing a remarkable run of success for the Irish province. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

About eight minutes into the 2014 final of what was then known as the Rabo Direct Pro12 between Leinster and Glasgow, Brian O’Driscoll’s farewell game(...)

Jack Crowley has received some advice on his game from Ronan O’Gara. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

The rugby posts stand like sentinels in the paddock adjoining his family home in Innishannon and that’s where Jack Crowley can be found at some point (...)

James Ryan is looking forward to being back on a rugby field. Photograph: Inpho

Paul O’Connell reckons more seasoned players will reap the biggest benefits from this extended break. Players in their late 20s and 30s, who’ve been o(...)

The statement also said that the organisers remain committed to completing this season’s Champions Cup and Challenge Cup. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The Champions Cup organiser, European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR), is considering expanding the tournament from 20 to 24 teams as one of several on(...)

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