Sean O'Connor

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Former Leinster player Noel Reid has joined Agen on a two-year deal. Photograph:  Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

Traditionally Irish players have been willing to travel abroad in search of a career in professional rugby when denied options at home but the financi(...)

 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(...)

Liverpool star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Statsports chief global strategist Jarlath Quinn

Newry-based sports tech company StatSports is weighing a flotation in about two years’ time, at which point it expects to be worth in excess of £1 bil(...)

Conor Murray has not featured so far this season. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Conor Murray is back on the Munster matchday squad for Sunday’s Pro14 encounter with Zebre at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi. Murray’s last competitive ac(...)

Statsports has 500 clients, including leading European soccer clubs such as Barcelona. Photograph: Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images

Newry-based sports tech firm StatSports is to create 237 new jobs over the next three years as part of “aggressive growth plans”. StatSports provides(...)

Members of the Roma squad pictured wearing the Statsports devices during training

Irish sports tech company Statsports is expecting to significantly increase staff numbers and may seek outside funding as it looks to accelerate growt(...)

Captain Tyler Bleyendaal crosses for Munster in the opening half. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Munster 34 Treviso 3 Munster got the new season off to a flying start with a bonus point win in Cork on a night when they rarely had to stretch thems(...)

James Lowe of the Maori All Blacks runs in for a try in their victory over the USA Eagles. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

Munster v Maori All Blacks, Thomond Park, Friday, 7.30pm (Live Eir Sport) Munster already find themselves in the midst of an unbelievably draining (...)