Colin Mcentee

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Action from the Energia All-Ireland League Division 1A match between UCD and Clontarf at   Belfield back in February. Photograph: Brian Reilly-Troy/Inpho

The IRFU have outlined structures for the coming season in relation to club rugby and a fixture schedule of interprovincial matches and Sevens tournam(...)

Tullamore and Bangor in action last February during an AIL match. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The IRFU have announced what amounts to the first tentative, but potentially critical, steps toward a return to play at club level by publishing a ‘Su(...)

Tadhg Furlong in action against Scotland during the Six Nations game against Scotland at the Aviva Stadium on February 1st. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

For players and coaches who have young families, being in lockdown has its pluses. And likewise for those from a farming background. Not a bad time at(...)

The loss of the Italy Six Nations game at the Aviva stadium  cost the IRFU up to €4 million in revenues. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

IRFU chief executive Philip Browne admits that the Union has bought time in thus far preserving the 500-plus jobs under their payroll, but that no les(...)

A Covid-19 public information leaflet at Tullamore Rugby Club in Offaly. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When the IRFU announced last Friday that the 2019-20 club/domestic game was being abandoned for the season this news was soon overtaken later in the d(...)

 Ireland and Leinster lock James Ryan in action for St Michael’s in the Senior Cup final against Blackrock in March 2013. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

They have become the leading rugby feeder school in the country, so much so that St Michael’s have become something of a modern-day phenomenon – the b(...)

The Ireland team before their Six Nations defeat to Wales at Principality Stadium, Cardiff. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

No sooner will the die be cast on the 2018-19 season than the countdown will begin to the World Cup when Joe Schmidt unveils a preliminary squad of 45(...)

Ireland’s Jack McGrath, Cian Healy, Tadhg Furlong and John Ryan. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Traditionally, Ireland’s prop cupboard has been as barren as the supermarket bread shelves in recent days. For 16 seasons of the Six Nations in succe(...)

Girvan Dempsey has been shadowing Ireland coach Joe Schmidt. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Next man sitting the Joe Schmidt refresher course is Rob Penney. Actually, the former Munster coach is hosting Ireland at his NTT Shining Arcs. The (...)

Ireland head coach Nigel Carolan.

Ireland U20s v Scotland U20s, 3.30pm Scottish coach Seán Lineen believes their recent win over Ireland in the Six Nations will have little bear(...)

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