Philip Browne

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Ireland take on England during the 2019 Guinness Six Nations at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Six Nations are considering putting back the start of next year’s tournament because of the financial consequences of playing matches either behin(...)

A general view of the RDS during the Guinness Pro 14 game at the  RDS. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Barely two weeks ago, Philip Browne informed the Oireachtas Covid-19 Response Committee that Irish Rugby’s losses in 2020 due to the coronavirus pande(...)

A crowd of 37,000 could be allowed into Wellington’s Sky Stadium for the New Zealand v Australia Bledisloe Cup match next Sunday. Photograph: Marty Melville/Inpho

That Micheál Martin and pals are the first generation of anti-Treatyites to let builders demolish The O’Rahilly’s house would not have been lost on th(...)

Does the Pro14 have a problem? The 2018 World Player of the Year, Johnny Sexton was rested for a grand final that Leinster won pulling up. That tells us all we need to know. Photograph: Inpho

South African solution There is a clear pattern. Every time a super club rises to the top of European rugby - be it Saracens or Toulon before them - (...)

Due to the success of Dublin GAA, the notion of pooled sponsorship has been mooted throughout the past decade. Could it now really be on the table? File photograph: Inpho

The weekend almost felt normal. You could sit down at lunchtime on Saturday and wrap a sports bubble around you for the rest of it. There was 10 hour(...)

Philip Browne: “The IRFU is effectively trying to support the entire game here, the four provinces, the amateur game, and it is very tricky.” Photograph: Oireachtas TV/PA Wire

The possibility of further cuts in salaries across all IRFU staff, including the professional players, has not been ruled out by the Union’s CEO Phili(...)

GAA president John Horan  and GAA director general Tom Ryan at Leinster House. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), Football Association of Ireland (FAI) and Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) will put a joint proposal to Govern(...)

IRFU chief executive Philip Browne. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

IRFU chief executive Philip Browne has stressed that fulfilling Ireland’s rearranged 2020 Six Nations games at home to Italy and away to France at the(...)

The GAA’s John Horan and Tom Ryan arrive at  an  Oireachtas Committee on Covid-19 on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Officials from the governing bodies of Gaelic games, rugby and soccer appeared before the Oireachtas Committee on Covid-19 Response at Leinster House (...)

Shamrock Rovers versus Bohemians in front of largely empty stands. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Football Association of Ireland will “not survive financially” if fans continue to be prohibited from attending domestic and international matches(...)

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