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Benetton qualify for Rainbow Cup final due to Covid cases in the Ospreys
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Benetton qualify for Rainbow Cup final due to Covid cases in the Ospreys

Jun 9th 2021, 10:18 AM 12,786 Views 38 Comments

Munster and Glasgow have missed out on a place in the decider.

Uefa Super Cup to take place in Belfast as scheduled despite speculation of Istanbul switch
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Uefa Super Cup to take place in Belfast as scheduled despite speculation of Istanbul switch

Jun 3rd 2021, 4:56 PM 5,399 Views 9 Comments

The Turkish sports minister last week claimed his country would host the game after missing out on the Champions League final.

RTÉ and Virgin Media to share future Six Nations games as new broadcast deal announced
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RTÉ and Virgin Media to share future Six Nations games as new broadcast deal announced

May 10th 2021, 10:21 AM 28,624 Views 50 Comments

Women’s Six Nations and Men’s Under 20s Championships will also be shown on Virgin Media.

Munster confirm signing of South African forward Jenkins on one-year deal
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Munster confirm signing of South African forward Jenkins on one-year deal

Mar 30th 2021, 1:00 PM 7,686 Views 60 Comments

The 25-year-old will join this summer from Toyota Verblitz in Japan.

Byrne starts at 10 for Leinster as Munster go full strength for Pro14 final
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Byrne starts at 10 for Leinster as Munster go full strength for Pro14 final

Mar 26th 2021, 12:04 PM 27,145 Views 119 Comments

Johnny Sexton and Tadhg Furlong will be on the bench for Leo Cullen’s side.

Confirmed: The Lions announce intention to tour South Africa as planned
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Confirmed: The Lions announce intention to tour South Africa as planned

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:14 PM 22,348 Views 32 Comments

SA Rugby and the Lions have confirmed their intention to plough on with the series.

Stockdale and Murray return as Ireland make six changes for England clash
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Stockdale and Murray return as Ireland make six changes for England clash

Mar 18th 2021, 3:25 PM 46,612 Views 149 Comments

Bundee Aki, Jack Conan, Dave Kilcoyne, and Josh van der Flier all start.

'Very positive for Irish rugby' - Six Nations confirms €426 million deal with CVC
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'Very positive for Irish rugby' - Six Nations confirms €426 million deal with CVC

Mar 11th 2021, 12:07 PM 26,018 Views 36 Comments

IRFU CEO Philip Browne has welcomed an injection of €56 million into the union over the next five years.

Munster drawn with Toulouse as Leinster get Toulon in Champions Cup
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Munster drawn with Toulouse as Leinster get Toulon in Champions Cup

Mar 9th 2021, 1:02 PM 24,391 Views 62 Comments

Both Irish provinces are at home in the round-of-16 ties.

Connacht to travel to Leicester as Ulster draw Quins in Challenge Cup
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Connacht to travel to Leicester as Ulster draw Quins in Challenge Cup

Mar 9th 2021, 12:33 PM 6,170 Views 16 Comments

Both provinces will be away from home in the round of 16.

Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022
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Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022

Mar 2nd 2021, 6:38 PM 7,455 Views 3 Comments

Ireland have yet to qualify for the World Cup but had hoped to take their final steps towards booking their place this year.

IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton
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# New Deal

IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton

Updated Mar 2nd 2021, 5:50 PM 28,362 Views 29 Comments

The 35-year-old is the current Ireland captain.

Ireland drawn in Bordeaux, Nantes, and Paris as World Cup fixtures confirmed
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# RWC2023

Ireland drawn in Bordeaux, Nantes, and Paris as World Cup fixtures confirmed

Feb 26th 2021, 11:42 AM 11,404 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s fixtures see them finish with games against South Africa and Scotland.

Carbery back in Munster's matchday 23 after over a year out of the game
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# Happy Days

Carbery back in Munster's matchday 23 after over a year out of the game

Feb 25th 2021, 5:00 PM 30,747 Views 63 Comments

The 25-year-old has been named on the bench for the clash with Cardiff Blues.

Stockdale, Baloucoune, and Reidy return for Ulster's clash with Ospreys
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# Comebacks

Stockdale, Baloucoune, and Reidy return for Ulster's clash with Ospreys

Feb 25th 2021, 1:14 PM 6,301 Views 12 Comments

However, Marcell Coetzee has been ruled out for Dan McFarland’s side.

Baird and Casey in line for debuts off bench as Ireland make seven changes
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Baird and Casey in line for debuts off bench as Ireland make seven changes

Feb 25th 2021, 11:16 AM 34,278 Views 72 Comments

Tadhg Furlong will make his first Test start in a year against Italy on Saturday.

Six Nations announce new dates for 2021 Women’s and U20s Championships
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Six Nations announce new dates for 2021 Women’s and U20s Championships

Feb 3rd 2021, 5:00 PM 8,600 Views 4 Comments

The Women’s Six Nations will kick-off in April with the U20s competition fixed for June.

Munster's huge clash with Leinster at Thomond Park confirmed for 23 January
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# Derby

Munster's huge clash with Leinster at Thomond Park confirmed for 23 January

Jan 12th 2021, 2:04 PM 7,125 Views 23 Comments

The inter-pro clash has been rescheduled for two weekends’ time.

Leinster players and staff return negative Covid tests following Munster postponement
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Leinster players and staff return negative Covid tests following Munster postponement

Updated Dec 25th 2020, 12:00 PM 32,487 Views 39 Comments

The clash was due to take place tomorrow.

South African sides to join 'Rainbow Cup' after Pro14 concludes in March
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South African sides to join 'Rainbow Cup' after Pro14 concludes in March

Dec 23rd 2020, 3:00 PM 27,339 Views 20 Comments

The new competition will kick-off in April after the 2020/21 Pro14 final in March.

Aki and Oliver come into Connacht starting XV for visit of Pat Lam's Bristol
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Aki and Oliver come into Connacht starting XV for visit of Pat Lam's Bristol

Dec 18th 2020, 12:21 PM 6,913 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend’s men hope to deliver more of the good stuff from Paris last weekend.

Ireland draw champion Springboks and Scotland in 2023 World Cup pool
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Ireland draw champion Springboks and Scotland in 2023 World Cup pool

Dec 14th 2020, 12:15 PM 35,321 Views 35 Comments

If they can get out of the pool, Ireland are set to face France or New Zealand in the quarter-finals.

Byrne at 10 against England with Gibson-Park, Roux and O'Mahony retained
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Byrne at 10 against England with Gibson-Park, Roux and O'Mahony retained

Nov 18th 2020, 12:25 PM 39,712 Views 108 Comments

Keith Earls, Bundee Aki and CJ Stander have also come into the starting XV for Twickenham.

Salah tests positive for Covid-19 on Egypt duty
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Salah tests positive for Covid-19 on Egypt duty

Nov 13th 2020, 3:49 PM 8,235 Views 10 Comments

The Liverpool star is not suffering from any symptoms according to the Egyptian FA.

Munster draw Clermont and Quins as Champions Cup pool draw is confirmed
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Munster draw Clermont and Quins as Champions Cup pool draw is confirmed

Oct 28th 2020, 3:15 PM 23,693 Views 28 Comments

Leinster will face Northampton Saints and Montpellier, while Connacht take on Pat Lam’s Bristol and Racing 92.

Henshaw starts at 13 as Farrell named on Ireland bench for France clash
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Henshaw starts at 13 as Farrell named on Ireland bench for France clash

Oct 28th 2020, 12:25 PM 38,382 Views 35 Comments

Garry Ringrose misses out due to the broken jaw he sustained last weekend.

Derry City's league trip to Rovers cancelled, Cup quarter-final postponed due to positive Covid tests
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Derry City's league trip to Rovers cancelled, Cup quarter-final postponed due to positive Covid tests

Oct 27th 2020, 7:05 PM 3,945 Views 0 Comments

The Candystripes could face disciplinary action due to their inability to fulfil Wednesday night’s fixture in Tallaght.

Farrell includes six uncapped players in Ireland squad as Sexton retains captaincy
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# Fresh Faces

Farrell includes six uncapped players in Ireland squad as Sexton retains captaincy

Oct 8th 2020, 10:09 AM 44,382 Views 77 Comments

Ed Byrne, Will Connors, Jamison Gibson-Park, Shane Daly, Hugo Keenan, and Ryan Baird have been included.

Ulster Rugby suspend training after two players test positive for Covid-19
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Ulster Rugby suspend training after two players test positive for Covid-19

Oct 7th 2020, 7:30 PM 16,602 Views 4 Comments

A further five players and one staff member have been identified as close contacts.

Honda to withdraw from Formula One at end of 2021 season
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Honda to withdraw from Formula One at end of 2021 season

Oct 2nd 2020, 10:39 AM 5,790 Views 6 Comments

It’s part of the car industry’s move away from internal combustion engines.

Leinster will be at home again if they reach the Champions Cup semi-finals
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Leinster will be at home again if they reach the Champions Cup semi-finals

Sep 16th 2020, 12:32 PM 10,163 Views 22 Comments

If Ulster qualify, they’ll either be away to Exeter or at home against Northampton.

Ireland to face Wales, England, and Georgia in new Autumn Nations Cup
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Ireland to face Wales, England, and Georgia in new Autumn Nations Cup

Sep 10th 2020, 2:23 PM 26,290 Views 31 Comments

Fiji join Scotland, France and Italy in the other group.

Stockdale, McCloskey, and Murphy all fit as Ulster make three changes
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Stockdale, McCloskey, and Murphy all fit as Ulster make three changes

Sep 4th 2020, 12:13 PM 7,660 Views 22 Comments

Billy Burns returns to captain the side, while Edinburgh have named a strong starting XV.

Stockdale at 15 for Ulster as Friend's Connacht give two debuts
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Stockdale at 15 for Ulster as Friend's Connacht give two debuts

Aug 21st 2020, 12:22 PM 11,530 Views 29 Comments

Peter Sullivan and Alex Wootton start on the wings for the western province.

2020 Irish Open to be held at Galgorm Castle in September
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2020 Irish Open to be held at Galgorm Castle in September

Aug 14th 2020, 11:58 AM 29,536 Views 12 Comments

The event was originally scheduled to take place at Mount Juliet in May.

Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window
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# Approved

Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window

Jul 30th 2020, 1:55 PM 6,402 Views 9 Comments

Ireland are set to play six Tests in seven weekends from October through into December.

Two more All-Ireland finals set for Croke Park in December as ladies football fixtures confirmed
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Two more All-Ireland finals set for Croke Park in December as ladies football fixtures confirmed

Jul 21st 2020, 3:37 PM 2,817 Views 1 Comment

The senior and intermediate deciders will take place at HQ, with the junior showpiece to be played elsewhere two weeks earlier.

Leicester confirm Tuilagi, Noel Reid and three other players have left the club
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# Exit Door

Leicester confirm Tuilagi, Noel Reid and three other players have left the club

Jul 10th 2020, 8:49 AM 6,996 Views 26 Comments

The once-capped Ireland international joined from Leinster last year.

Four Republic of Ireland internationals start as Burnley host Sheff Utd
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Four Republic of Ireland internationals start as Burnley host Sheff Utd

Jul 5th 2020, 11:24 AM 8,094 Views 7 Comments

Both clubs have confirmed their starting teams for the clash at Turf Moor.

New dates announced for completion of 2019/20 Champions Cup season
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New dates announced for completion of 2019/20 Champions Cup season

Jun 25th 2020, 12:00 PM 16,499 Views 25 Comments

The 2020/21 season of European rugby is now due to start on 11/12/13 December.

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