Cian Healy

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Leinster’s Ryan Baird evades a tackle from George Horne of Glasgow on his way to scoring a try during the Guinness Pro 14 game at the RDS. Photograph:  Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Leinster’s Ryan Baird will train with Ireland for the early part of the week as a 35-man squad convened at Abbotstown to prepare for Saturday week’s S(...)

England’s Maro Itoje and James Ryan of Ireland grapple during their  Guinness Six Nations Championship Round 3 match at Twickenham on Sunday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Change needed to happen before Twickenham. Now it has to happen before Paris. Nothing wholesale, nothing knee-jerk, but the time has come to reward in(...)

Connacht’s Gavin Thornbury tackles Peter Dooley of Leinster. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Peter Dooley chuckled on revealing that former Lions and Wales wing Shane Williams chose him as man of the match in Leinster’s victory over the Osprey(...)

Ireland’s CJ Stander loses his jersey in a scuffle with Maro Itoje of England during the Six nations game at Twickenham. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

England 24 Ireland 12 It says everything about this one-sided affair that, in truth, the final scoreline assuredly flattered Ireland, for if either t(...)

A lineout during Ireland’s heavy defeat to England at Twickenham last August. Photo: David Ramos/Getty Images

England v Ireland, Twickenham, Sunday 3pm. On TV: Live on Virgin Media TV and ITV. This should be instructive. Over the course of the pivotal third (...)

Cian Healy in action against Scotland: “You’d be watching how he [O’Connell] played, you can see a lot of it in the way James Ryan is as a ball-carrier, that front-foot stuff. If someone does that in a team, that’s infectious.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

“One look from those eyes,” as Ronan O’Gara put it when describing how Paul O’Connell could successfully demand more from a player. The bulk of the I(...)

Jacob Stockdale has impressed so far in this year’s Six Nations with some trademark big carries. Photograph:   Warren Little/Getty Images

15 Jordan Larmour (Leinster) Age: 22 Height: 5’ 10” Weight: 87kg (13st, 7lbs) Caps: 23 Combined with his outside backs well to run the ball against W(...)

 Ireland’s previous visit to Twickenham did not go to plan, but expectations are high ahead of Sunday’s clash. Photograph: Getty Images

After a well deserved week off, the Six Nations returns this weekend, and Ireland are faced with the small matter of a trip to play England at Twicken(...)

Bono happy to serve Jonny Sexton during his visit to the Ireland squad at Carton House.

“Spending time with Bono is like eating dinner on a train – feels like you’re moving, going somewhere,” wrote Bob Dylan in Chronicles. Paul Hewson’s (...)

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell at Wednesday’s training session at the  IRFU High Performance Centre in  Blanchardstown. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Bono didn’t so much sing as test the Irish waters by riffing some new lyrics. Rugby news first: Andy Farrell’s Ireland head to Twickenham with an unc(...)

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