Injured duo in Ireland squad

2015-01-23 16:11

Injured Leinster pair Cian Healy and Sean O'Brien were named in the provisional 46-man Ireland Six Nations squad.

Ireland's Jackson out of Six Nations

2015-01-20 22:28

Ireland reserve flyhalf Paddy Jackson will miss the Six Nations after dislocating his elbow, his province Ulster said.

Henry terrified by mini-stroke

2014-12-05 07:24

Ireland flank Chris Henry admits he was terrified after suffering a mini-stroke last month.

Ireland down Wallabies in thriller

2014-11-22 20:30

Ireland have pulled off a gripping win over Australia in their one-off Test in Dublin.

Keane under investigation

2014-11-13 08:15

Ireland's assistant manager, Roy Keane, is the subject of a police investigation after a hotel bar fight on Wednesday.

Irish better be sharp - O'Connell

2014-11-08 09:34

Ireland must be up for the challenge they face the Springboks, otherwise they face a tough day at the office, says captain Paul O'Connell.

Meyer has high praise for Sexton

2014-11-06 07:53

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has heaped praise on Ireland flyhalf Jonathan Sexton ahead of their Test in Dublin.

Sexton returns to Leinster

2014-09-04 18:30

Ireland flyhalf Jonathan Sexton has announced that he will quit Racing-Metro and return to Leinster at the end of the season.

Ireland see off Argentina

2014-06-07 22:59

Ireland overcame a nervy first-half to run out winners over an under-strength Argentina in the first rugby Test.

Dutch heroics sink Ireland

2014-03-21 15:02

The Netherlands have qualified for the ICC World Twenty20 main draw following a dramatic victory over Ireland.



2014-03-17 07:27

Watch Paul O'Connell, Adam Jones and Manu Tuilagi say farewell to Irish Rugby, Six Nations and Lions legend Brian O'Driscoll.

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O'Driscoll to leave legacy

2014-03-14 16:21

Retiring O'Driscoll will leave a legacy for Ireland after a great 15-year career when he bows after his Six Nations title decider.

Winning farewell for O'Driscoll

2014-03-08 20:02

Ireland turned on the style to give a teary-eyed Brian O'Driscoll the perfect farewell present in his last Test on home soil.

Ireland stun West Indies

2014-02-20 07:55

Ireland added to their list of giant-killing victories with a six-wicket win over World Twenty20 champions West Indies.

Ireland to face Boks, Aus

2013-12-06 16:22

Ireland will tackle South Africa and Australia in next year's November Test series, the Irish Rugby Football Union has announced.

All Blacks break Irish hearts

2013-11-24 18:06

The All Blacks have snatched a last-gasp win over Ireland in Dublin to claim the first perfect calendar year in the professional era.

Cooper feted by Irish media

2013-11-17 16:33

Australian fly-half Quade Cooper and his team won rich praise from the Irish media after their demolition of Ireland.

Wallabies punish awful Irish

2013-11-16 21:38

Australia scored four tries to none in recording a resounding victory over Ireland in a their one-off Test in Dublin.

Pisi appeals six-week ban

2013-11-15 17:26

Samoa centre George Pisi has appealed against his six-week ban for a tip-tackle against Ireland last weekend.

England field against Ireland

2013-09-03 12:32

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field against his former Ireland team-mates in the lone ODI at Malahide.

Six try Ireland rout Canada

2013-06-16 13:15

An Ireland side depleted by the British and Irish Lions tour of Australia has broken Canada's four-match winning streak.

Misbah wants improvement

2013-05-24 14:35

Misbah ul-Haq has told his Pakistan team they must improve in all three departments ahead of Sunday's series decider with Ireland.

Schmidt named Ireland coach

2013-04-29 13:52

Joe Schmidt, who led Leinster to two Heineken Cup titles, has been named as the new Ireland national team coach.

Lo Cicero set for swansong

2013-03-15 18:23

Italy prop Andrea Lo Cicero has said the upcoming final Six Nations game against Ireland will be his last for the Azzurri.

O'Gara axed by Ireland

2013-03-04 07:27

Ireland's most-capped player Ronan O'Gara has been left out the Six Nations squad to face France in Dublin next weekend.


Ex-Wallaby Nathan Sharpe thinks the All Blacks are the best team going into the Rugby World Cup, but he’s not so sure they’ll win it. The former lock also offers his opinion on South Africa and Ireland's chances.

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Boks should focus on their strengths

2014-12-05 13:57

Sport24 reader Shaun says South Africa should not attempt to overhaul their rugby style, but concedes the Springboks have become too predictable.

Schmidt goes under the knife

2014-11-23 09:28

Joe Schmidt underwent an operation to have his appendix removed just hours after masterminding Ireland's win over Australia.

Keane seeks USA win

2014-11-17 13:55

Roy Keane wants Ireland's players to use Tuesday's friendly with the United States to get over the Scotland loss.

Boks badly beaten in Dublin

2014-11-08 21:31

Six Nations champions Ireland have dished out a stunning defeat of the Springboks in their Test in Dublin.

Irish ready for Bok Test

2014-11-07 10:23

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is looking to his Six Nations champions to land a blow on one of what he terms rugby's heavyweights SA.

Ireland stun Germany

2014-10-15 08:37

Ireland netted a dramatic equaliser deep in injury time to claim a share of the spoils with World Cup winners Germany.

O'Neill wants clarity

2014-06-12 11:33

Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has said he wants clarity on whether Roy Keane will leave for the Aston Villa assistant post.

Ireland hire ex-All Black prop

2014-05-01 19:52

Former All Blacks prop Greg Feek is to join Ireland's backroom staff as scrum-coach from the start of next season.


See all the best pics of Brian O'Driscoll winning the Six Nations in his final Test.

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Fairytale finish for O'Driscoll

2014-03-15 21:22

Ireland have won the Six Nations title to give iconic centre Brian O'Driscoll the perfect end to his international career.

France can beat the 'best'

2014-03-14 14:56

France can round off the Six Nations with a win over 'the best team' in the tournament, Ireland, said captain Pascal Pape.

England spoil BOD's landmark

2014-02-22 20:10

England fought back to spoil Ireland great Brian O'Driscoll's record-equalling Test appearance in their Six Nations win at Twickenham.

Ireland select two WP players

2014-01-16 14:11

Ireland have selected two former WP players, Robbie Diack and Rob Herring, in their training squad ahead of the Six Nations.

Best back for Six Nations

2013-11-26 15:30

Ireland hooker Rory Best is expected to return from injury in time for the Six Nations after a successful surgery on a broken arm.

All Blacks out to make history

2013-11-23 10:42

New Zealand is on the brink of becoming the first team in the professional era to win all their Test matches in a calendar year.

Mowen hails Wallabies' win

2013-11-17 15:08

Australia's captain Ben Mowen has said the Wallabies' clinical defeat of Ireland was his team's most complete performance this year.

Cooper relishing Sexton battle

2013-11-15 18:58

Quade Cooper has expressed delight at facing British and Irish lions pivot Jonny Sexton in the Test between Australia and Ireland.

Big guns back for Ireland

2013-11-14 19:56

Ireland will welcome back four members of the victorious British and Irish Lions squad when they host the Wallabies.

Plumtree gets Irish job

2013-07-31 14:21

Former Sharks coach John Plumtree has been appointed as the new forwards coach of Ireland's national team.

Best gets Lions lifeline

2013-05-26 19:05

Ireland's Rory Best has been called up to the British and Irish Lions after England hooker Dylan Hartley was banned for 11 weeks.

O'Driscoll delays retirement

2013-05-16 13:09

Brian O'Driscoll ended speculation about his future by signing a new one-year deal to play on for Ireland and Leinster.

Ireland fall to record low

2013-03-18 16:19

Ireland have dropped to their lowest ever position in the IRB world rankings after the completion of this year's Six Nations.

Ireland, France in stalemate

2013-03-09 21:15

France scored a late try to earn a draw against Ireland in their Six Nations clash at Lansdowne Road in Dublin.

Johnson wary of Ireland team

2013-02-21 09:08

Scotland interim head coach Scott Johnson has promised his side will not be taken unawares by a much-changed Ireland team.

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