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Hayden Hyde scores Ireland’s second try during the Under-20 Six Nations match against England at Franklin’s Gardens in February. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Do you reckon Ireland would have been durable enough to complete the Grand Slam at Twickenham on St Patrick’s Day in 2018 without their Auckland bruis(...)

There was a hint of a smile as Felipe Contepomi considered the question before responding: “Don’t always trust the photo shoots. They can make a chimp(...)

Galwegians’ Michael O’Donnell after the Energia All-Ireland League Division 2B game against Dungannon at  Crowley Park back in February. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Clubs, particularly those in Division 1A and 1B of the All-Ireland League, will have a significant and practical role this season in providing a compe(...)

Andrew Porter: “Team sports have always been a big part of my life and what I’ve enjoyed the most. I’ve missed that team aspect.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s been different. I’m not going to lie, our first week back training with Leinster has been a little weird, getting used to all the different proto(...)

Ulster’s John Cooney has been in excellent form. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Stockdale’s stocktake The Offload re-emerges full of hope for 2020. A positive slant is easily adopted by focusing on the supremacy of Leinster and U(...)

 Jordan Larmour of Ireland during a Six Nations match against France at the Aviva Stadium  in Dublin last year. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Nobody remotely affiliated with Irish rugby wants to meditate over another four-year cycle. But, mustering as much gusto as possible in early January (...)

Cork Con outhalf Aidan Moynihan has contributed 144 points this season. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

AIL Division 1A semi-final: Cork Constitution v Dublin University Kick-off: Sunday, 2.30pm. Venue: Temple Hill Brian Hickey’s Cork Constitution were(...)

Ireland centre  Seán O’Brien makes in action during the relegation playoff against Japan at the World Rugby Under-20 Championships in Beziers. Photograph: Alexandre Dimou/Inpho/World Rugby

Ireland Under-20 39 Japan Under-20 33 Ireland survived a tense finale to preserve their status as an elite team for next season’s Under-20 World Cham(...)

France Under-20 v Ireland Under-20, Stade Aime-Giral (8.0, Irish time, live on Eir Sport) As assignments go, this one is a doozey. Noel McNamara’s Ir(...)

Noel McNamara has named his team to play France in the Under-20 World Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland Under-20 head coach Noel McNamara has named six players with World Cup experience for the tournament’s opening game against hosts France on We(...)

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