Dean Ryan

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Cian Healy: Prop is set to decide between Leinster, Toulon and Worcester Warriors this week. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Leinster chief executive Mick Dawson is understood to have intervened with private investment to top-up a deal that would keep Cian Healy in Dublin af(...)

Munster’s Simon Zebo is attracting the interest of clubs like Toulouse while tighthead prop Marty Moore is leaving Leinster for Wasps in the English Premiership. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“I mean, let’s look at the margins that they’re losing these games by. No one’s being blown off the park.” – David Nucifora, the IRFU Performance Dire(...)

Jonathan Thomas in action for  Worcester in February 2014. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Jonathan Thomas talks easily and fluidly about the severe head trauma he endured as a rugby player. The former Wales international, who won 67 caps an(...)

Jonathan Thomas has been forced   to retire from rugby at the age of only 32. Photograph: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Wales international forward Jonathan Thomas believes that players need “more educating about the warning signs” after being forced to retire from rugb(...)

Longford’s Brian Kavanagh scores the first goal of the game with a penalty. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Clare 1-12 Longford 2-12 Jack Sheedy’s Longford negotiated a difficult clash against Clare at Cusack Park, Ennis, on Saturday and came away with a th(...)

George Ford was given a masterclass by Johnny Sexton in England’s 19-9 defeat to Ireland on Sunday. (EPA/Aidan Crawley)

This morning, all around the country, people will be walking into work with beaming smiles on their faces - the afterglow of Ireland’s victory yest(...)

 Wales coach Warren Gatland oversees training during a squad  training session ahead of their Six Nations match against Italy on Saturday. Photograph: Getty Images

One word recurs when players and coaches talk about Warren Gatland and the key to his success: honesty. The New Zealander, whose coaching career has t(...)