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Leinster captain Isa Nacewa and his team-mates celebrate after winning the Pro14 final against Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, on Saturday. Photograph: PA

Turnover at rugby’s Pro14 tournament has doubled to more than €20 million over the last two years as two South African franchises have joined the comp(...)

Connacht and the IRFU have announced Andy Friend as the province’s new head coach. The Australian has signed a three year contract and will arrive in(...)

Spanish players protest to Romanian referee Vlad Iordachescu   after losing to Belgium in March. Photograph: EPA

In a controversial outcome to the highly vexed Rugby Europe qualification process for the 2019 World Cup in Japan, Russia have qualified for the 2019 (...)

 Richie Murphy, Andy Farrell, Greg Feek and Joe Schmidt during a training session at Carton House. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Joe Schmidt’s Ireland coaching team has signed contract extensions that will see them continue in their respective roles until the summer of 2020 with(...)

 Connacht’s Kieran Marmion, Munster’s Conor Murray, Leinster’s Josh van der Flier and Ulster’s Marcell Coetzee at an event to announce that Eir Sport has  secures broadcast rights to the  Pro 14. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Eir Sport has agreed a television rights deal to broadcast 152 Pro 14 matches a season to subscribers in the Republic of Ireland, with six live games (...)

The Rugby World Cup in a Dublin hotel at an   announcement of match venues. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

RTÉ and TV3 will be the protagonists in a bidding war if Eir Sport decides to sell on a portion of its exclusive Irish broadcast rights to the 2019 Ru(...)

Isa Nacewa will return to New Zealand at the end of the season. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has confirmed that his captain Isa Nacewa and hooker Richardt Strauss will be retiring at the end of the current season(...)

Toulon’s winger Bryan Habana vies with Leinster wing Fergus McFadden during the European Champions Cup rugby union semi-final in April 2015 at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille. Photograph: Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images

Fergus McFadden has endured the slings and arrows before. He’s been written off and he’s come back. At 31 years old here he is, still a fixture, still(...)

The 2013 Heineken Cup final. TMO decisions have become an increasingly familiar feature of the modern game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

To err is human, to forgive divine, and as in everything when humans are involved in making decisions, there’ll be erroneous ones. All in all though,(...)

Spanish players protest to Romanian referee Vlad Iordachescu (left) after losing the 2018 Rugby Europe Championship match against Belgium in Brussels. The Spanish Rugby Federation has officially asked to replay the match. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

World Rugby is to set up an emergency dispute committee to review the controversial World Cup qualifier between Spain and Belgium. Belgium won the Ru(...)

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