London Irish chief executive Brian Facer: ‘The most important thing for any rugby club is to succeed on the pitch.’ Photograph: Lee Christiansen

There’s commitment, and then there’s Brian Facer’s level of commitment. The chief executive of London Irish rugby club since late 2017, Facer commutes(...)

 Wasps rugby club in action. The Premiership club, previously known as London Wasps but now based in Coventry, said on Friday night the “falsification” of material was a “an isolated incident”. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

The auditors to top English rugby club Wasps, which is owned by Irish businessman Derek Richardson, were presented with “falsified evidence” during th(...)

Dr Nina Byrnes has dropped her case against businessman Derek Richardson.

High Court proceedings brought by TV doctor Dr Nina Byrnes against businessman Derek Richardson over a medical surgery she has been operating at a Sou(...)

Nina Byrnes: claimed the actions of the defendants meant she was not in a position to attend to her patients at the clinic

Derek Richardson, leading Irish businessman and owner of English rugby team Wasps, is to ask the High Court next Monday to throw out injunction proce(...)

The Team Ireland Rio kit deal accounted for €230,000  of the Olympic Council of Ireland’s 2015 revenue. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

At the Olympic Council of Ireland’s (OCI) 100 Days to Rio media call in Dublin in April, the organisation’s president, Pat Hickey, couldn’t resist a l(...)

Nina Byrnes, a doctor and TV presenter, has secured a temporary High Court injunction restoring her to possession of a medical surgery she has been operating at a south Dublin shopping centre.

A doctor and TV presenter has secured a temporary High Court injunction restoring her to possession of a medical surgery she has been operating at a s(...)

Danny Cipriani is to rejoin former club Wasps from Sale Sharks. Photograph: Getty

Danny Cipriani will leave Sale Sharks and return to his first club Wasps this summer. The 28-year-old had a season left to run on his existing Sale d(...)

Leinster’s scrumhalf Eoin Reddan  in  Champions Cup action against Toulon at the weekend: “People just make arguments to suit results a lot of the time.” Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

In the changing landscape, it is easy to absolve Leinster of their pre-Christmas European gloom because the IRFU wallet isn’t big enough. Toulon (Mou(...)

Wasps’ Joe Launchbury in action against Leinster during the Champions Cup clash at the   RDS last year.  Photo:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Wasps have travelled a fair distance, both literally and metaphorically, over the past three years. Their journey has taken them from a position of ha(...)

Derek Richardson: The  London-based Irish businessman owns the premiership rugby club Wasps

The premiership rugby club Wasps, owned by London-based Irish businessman Derek Richardson, is seeking to raise as much as £35 million (€49 million) (...)

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