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 New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has been reappointed up until the end of the 2023 World Cup. Photograph:  Mike Egerton/PA Wire

New Zealand coach Ian Foster has been reappointed through to the end of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France after guiding the All Blacks to victory ove(...)

Japan competed well with the Lions in a 28-10 defeat at Murrayfield last week. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Once upon a time it was France. Often times it’s been the All Blacks. Very often it’s been Fiji. For a while it was Argentina. But, since the last Wor(...)

Lions captain Conor Murray with head coach Warren Gatland during a training session on Thursday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A previous trend in picking Lions captains has been to anoint players who have captained their country on a regular basis. Ireland’s Conor Murray buck(...)

 Jason O’Mara:  “When things go well all the other disappointments, setbacks and losses fade away. So we learn from the losses and celebrate the wins. That’s when it’s not just a sport it’s a lesson for life.” Photograph: Mchael Tullberg/Getty Images

My introduction to rugby came as a child through my father. He brought me to several matches including a Leinster Schools Cup final involving Clongowe(...)

Ireland  attack coach Mike Catt   must feel like Elizabeth Taylor’s seventh husband. He knows what to do, he is just not sure he can make it stimulating or entertaining. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

At the Battle of Cannae on the Adriatic coast of Italy, in 216 BC, the legendary Carthaginian General Hannibal defeated the largest Roman army ever as(...)

Jacob Stockdale during Ireland training at the  IRFU High Performance Centre, Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The same hymn sheet is doing the rounds in Ireland camp. “Heads up” rugby being the phrase of the week with Jacob Stockdale and Garry Ringrose empower(...)

A crowd of 31,000 watched the first Bledisloe Cup match in Wellington. Photograph: Marty Melville/AFP via Getty Images

New Zealand Rugby is expecting a “near-capacity” crowd of some 47,000 to pack into Auckland’s Eden Park for the second Bledisloe Cup international aga(...)

A sprinkle of positives results from Monday morning tests at Munster HQ in the University of Limerick could derail this weekend’s interpros. File photograph: Inpho

All eyes on Munster tests Rugby being cancelled in New Zealand just as it returns to Ireland is a sure sign that we will be feeling around in the dar(...)

Crusaders perform the haka before the  Super Rugby Aotearoa clash against the Highlanders at  Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch, New Zealand. Photograph: Martin Hunter/Inpho

Thirteen minutes into last Saturday’s New Zealand Super Rugby Aotearoa match in Christchurch, the Crusaders trailed the Highlanders by 7-0 and had don(...)

Jonah Lomu runs through the Ireland defence at Ellis Park in Johannesburg during the 1995 Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

All Black teenager, dead at 40, Jonah Lomu did plenty of living in between. Johannesburg May 27th, 1995 is where and when rugby gets divided into two(...)

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