Rugby - Today’s News
Capped 46 times for the Welsh, Byrne has not appeared for his country since the 2011 World Cup.
The 30-year-old admits the likes of Andrew Trimble and Dave Kearney have impressed out wide under Joe Schmidt.
Check out the northern province’s two brand new jerseys for the 2014/15 campaign.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
Hopefully Andrew Conway’s bail didn’t cut into the funds raised for charity.
The 24-year-old was happy with his performances in Argentina, but knows he has to keep impressing Joe Schmidt.
The 34-year-old lock admits working under Anthony Foley and Jerry Flannery has altered their personal relationships.
Rugby - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
When the prop got there, however, the captains of 11 other countries were hanging around too. Pure awkward.
Friday Night Lights are back and the IRFU has vowed to live-stream more matches.
The former Les Bleus fullback will pare back his role with Biarritz to give more time to the national team.
Mourad Boudjellal has scotched reports that the Heineken Cup champions will move for the Wallabies fullback after the World Cup.
The 25-year-old will get his season underway at the Limerick World Club 7s.
Rugby - Monday 28 July, 2014
Jonny Sexton is not included as he immediately qualifies under ‘The Jonny Sexton Rule’.
The entire squad trained at their Marcoussis camp this afternoon.
Former Munster centre Lifeimi Mafi is reported to be among the players hoping to line out for Tonga.
Joan Burton, Peter O’Mahony, Derval O’Rourke, Liam Brady and John Hayes also feature in a star-studded video.
The sabbatical is over for the talismanic No 10.
Rugby - Sunday 27 July, 2014
Here are the best pics as Philip Doyle’s squad flew to Paris for the tournament.
At over 140kg and 6 ft 9 ins, Cameron Skelton is a huge unit.
Gerrie Labuschagne was on target from way, way downtown.
Rugby - Saturday 26 July, 2014
The Ulstermen are now four weeks into their pre-season.
The Australian franchise have a home draw as they look for their first-ever Super Rugby title.
The NZRU has announced a raft of new contracts for international players.
The Leinster and Ireland fullback talks player welfare and life beyond rugby after his first year as IRUPA chairman.
Rugby - Friday 25 July, 2014
The weekend’s other semi-final pits Australia’s Waratahs and Brumbies against each other.
The ongoing civil war in Welsh rugby has led to league and cup fixture clashes.
Rugby - Thursday 24 July, 2014
All four franchises have named their starting XVs for the Super Rugby semi-finals.
There’s a Welshman at number one in the latest version of Fox Sports’ entertaining series.
The 23-year-old former New Zealand underage international will hook up with the Blues later this year.
We spoke to the man in charge of skill development at the Irishman’s Premiership club.
There’s something for everyone out West this summer.
We use GIFs and screenshots to examine the positive influence Laurie Fisher has had on the Brumbies.
Kerrie Ann Craddock made her Ireland debut at the age of 29 but is eager to make up for lost time.
Rugby - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
The 25-year-old lock has moved to Bedford on loan from Saracens.
The memorial is for the late Jock Hunter who was ‘A Proud Munster Man’.
We take a look at Ben Smith and Bundee Aki’s desperate efforts in last weekend’s Super Rugby play-offs.
The New Zealand-born player is back in the international fold after four years away from the game.
After you read this article, of course.
Chev Walker of the Bradford Bulls was surely in pain after this ‘scratch’.
The 20 and 21-year-olds were charged with “aggravated and premeditated group violence”.
Ewen McKenzie’s 32-man squad will be led by openside Michael Hooper and face New Zealand first-up.
The 32-year-old is now in his third season in France, where he has continued to study alongside rugby.
The demonstrations will take place outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Grafton Street this evening.