Angus Lloyd in action for Clontarf against Lansdowne during the All-Ireland League Division 1A semi-final at Castle Avenue. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Have boots, will travel. For a 26-year-old, Angus Lloyd has certainly been around the block, the former Leinster under-19 and under-20 scrumhalf this (...)

 Stuart Lancaster and Andy Farrell: Their presence ensures Ireland currently have the services of the three best coaches in this part of the world. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

Clarity is Joe Schmidt’s greatest gift to Irish rugby. From the very beginning at Leinster, the summer of 2010, there was clarity for each and every (...)

 Juliet Short in action for Leinster: the player has been included in the Ireland team for the November Test matches. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Just a few years ago Juliet Short was told she would never play rugby again when a spine injury threatened her career. She moved to Brazil to coach bu(...)

Head coach Anthony Eddy talks to the Ireland women’s team during squad training for the  World Cup Sevens at   San Francisco GAA club. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Ireland Men and Women Sevens teams take to the field at AT&T Park in San Francisco, home to the San Francisco Giants Baseball team, in their r(...)

Philip Browne: IRFU seeking to create “a strong link between the club game and pro game in a complimentary season structure”.

Leinster clubs are demanding that the IRFU reveal their plans for restructuring the All-Ireland League. The major concern, at a meeting of every seni(...)

Sean Carey: ‘I can see UAE becoming a strong rugby nation.’

The United Arab Emirates may not be best-known for rugby, but for three Irish players, it is offering the chance of a lifetime to play for a national (...)

Joey Carbery scoring for  Clontarf: the outhalf had a stunning, two-try full competitive debut for Leinster in last week’s win over Treviso. Photograph: colm O’Neill/Inpho

The Ulster Bank League kicks off again next weekend with a full programme of 25 matches across all five divisions of 10 clubs; that’s 450 regular sea(...)

Clontarf captain Ben Reilly and Cork Constitution captain James Ryan with the trophy ahead of the All-Ireland League final. Photograph: Inpho

Bridesmaid five times, these next 80 minutes should calmly unveil Clontarf’s second marriage to the All-Ireland League title with their clever amalga(...)

Cork Con’s Tomás Quinlan: “Tomás has had a fantastic season,” said Con captain James Ryan.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

This is what happens when a bottleneck gets smashed. Peter O’Mahony, a Cork Constitution man to his dying day, told all at this week’s Irupa awards th(...)

Such has been winger Matt Healy’s improvement over the last couple of seasons with Connacht that he was recently invited to train with the Ireland squad. Photograph: Billy stickland/Inpho

The Guinness Pro12’s leading try scorer would not where he is today were it not for Lansdowne. And Matt Healy probably wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t f(...)

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