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What will the Ireland team be for the opening fixture in the 2021 Six Nations?  File photograph: Inpho

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell decided to stick rather than twist in personnel terms when naming his Ireland squad during the week for the start of t(...)

Owen Farrell of Saracens leaves the field of play after being sent off during the Gallagher Premiership Rugby match between Saracens and Wasps last Saturday. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

The outhalf’s existence really needs to be based on Zen principles. Get too pumped up and you may accidentally decapitate someone, which, as Owen Farr(...)

Hugo Keenan starts on the right wing for Leinster in Friday’s Guinness Pro 14 semi-final against Munster at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Despite the trio returning to full training last week, Leo Cullen has confirmed that Friday night’s Guinness Pro14 semi-final against Munster came a w(...)

JJ Hanrahan kicks a conversion during the Pro14 match between Munster and Scarlets at Thomond Park, Limerick in February. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Johann van Graan – whose success as Munster coach appears as reliant on Joey Carbery as Declan Kidney’s was on Ronan O’Gara – has been given all the p(...)

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(...)

 RG Snyman with Munster head coach Johann van Graan. File photograph: Inpho

Watching on as other sports return to action and ever mindful of the precautions which need to be taken amid the risk of a second spike of the Covid-1(...)

The IRFU reportedly intends to shave off 20 per cent of player salaries in order to save €13 million. File photograph: Inpho

Battle lines drawn ‘Everyone In’ - the sponsorship slogan poured down our throats this past year is ridiculed by the IRFU’s failure to communicate di(...)

Irishman Oli Jager has committed himself to becoming an All Blacks player after signing a contract extension with the Canterbury Crusaders. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

Oli Jager, the former Blackrock College tighthead prop, has re-signed for the Canterbury Crusaders until 2022. The 24-year-old, who moved to Christc(...)

 Bordeaux-Begles’  Jean-Baptiste Dubie dives in to score  a try during the  Top 14  match against Clermont Auvergne at the Chaban-Delmas stadium in Bordeaux. Photograph:   Nicolas Tucat/AFP via Getty Images

The steering committee of the Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR) has confirmed that the 2019-20 Top 14 season, in addition to the ProD2, has been abandone(...)

Munster have confirmed that new signing Damian de Allende has completed his self-isolation in Ireland. Photograph:   Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster have confirmed that their entire squad have embarked upon their summer off-season for the next three weeks. This would put them in line with(...)

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