Munster coach Anthony Foley said he is happy to bring a long recruitment drive to an end and finally clinch the signature of All Black Francis Saili (...)

Toulon beat both Munster and Leinster on the way to defending their European crown last season. Photograph:   Billy Stickland/Inpho

No less than having the offices in Dublin, there’s little doubt that five Irish Heineken Cup wins in a seven-year period (2006 to 2012) did not go (...)

Ulster’s South-African born number 13, Jared Payne, who qualifies to play for Ireland under three-year residency rule. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Success has never been defined by the IRFU in a public way with regard to their project player scheme. But if strike rate in getting non-national play(...)

Brian O’Driscoll: Matt O’Connor maintained he’ll be okay for next Saturday’s semi-final game against Ulster at the RDS.

The end-of-season play-offs have a decidedly familiar ring to them, with Leinster earning their fifth home semi-final, Glasgow and Munster each in the(...)