# rugby - Thursday 20 February, 2014
The former Munster skipper has been offered a two-year contract as head coach.
# rugby - Wednesday 19 February, 2014
Ireland Women’s second-row Marie Louise Reilly tells TheScore.ie that the Grand Slam winners are ready to prove a point against England.
The Munster and Ireland scrum-half is relishing his first trip to Twickenham.
The mood in the Ireland camp is not as jocular as 2013 but that is no bad thing.
# rugby - Tuesday 18 February, 2014
The Ireland scrum-half believes the Harlequins player must be watched like a hawk on Saturday.
The Argentine received a straight red card for his tackle on the Leinster and Ireland scrum-half.
The centre had been tipped for a summer move to Munster but is heading to the Premiership.
Despite signing a ‘futures’ deal with an NFL franchise, Isles could get his rugby union chance this season.
# rugby - Monday 17 February, 2014
Academy centre Harry McNulty is hoping to head abroad on a charitable mission with Operation Smile in the next year.
The Ulster hooker believes the game’s destiny lies with the 16 men going scrum to scrum on Saturday.
Irish team manager Mick Kearney revealed that Robin Coepland was not included in the 33-man squad as he was unlikely to feature in the matchday 23.
Isaac Boss should be fit for the Twickenham clash despite being forcefully flung to the RDS turf on Friday.
# rugby - Sunday 16 February, 2014
The province, meanwhile, has lost Dave O’Callaghan and Duncan Casey to injury.
The former Ireland head coach could take charge of a team selected on the basis of a rugby combine in the US.
# rugby - Saturday 15 February, 2014
The Heineken Cup champions had agreed a pre-contract deal with the South African born French international.
Irish scrum-half James Hart came off the bench to score a conversion and take part in a tenacious rearguard action.
# rugby - Thursday 13 February, 2014
Grenoble’s Irish scrum-half is hoping to overcome a stomach bug to face on of the Top 14′s most fearsome sides.
# rugby - Wednesday 12 February, 2014
Harry McNulty and several of his academy teammates will facing off with the Irish senior squad in Tipperary today.
The Ulster winger has been told by the Ireland coach that big performances may force him back into the reckoning.
Former Ireland flanker David Wallace has called on the public to sign up for the Special Olympics fundraiser.
# rugby - Tuesday 11 February, 2014
BOD’s going to love his Ireland teammate for this.
The lock is in line for a Pro12 start against Zebre while Felix Jones and Tommy O’Donnell have been released from Ireland duty.
The England and Northampton lock is looking forward to playing at Twickenham again after two weeks of travel.
# rugby - Monday 10 February, 2014
The Ulster second row says he will be out for the rest of the Six Nations with the injury suffered against Wales.
The Munster captain has now delivered three huge performances on the spin for his country.
# rugby - Sunday 9 February, 2014
The former Connacht and Wolfhounds hooker also has words of criticism for Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips.
The Wales coach believes his side’s 23-point margin of defeat on Saturday has left them playing catch up.
The Ulster winger caused mayhem for George North and Liam Williams after an excellent shift at Lansdowne Road.
The 60-year-old man was watching the Scotland versus England Six Nations game at the time.
The Ireland captain was still suffering from the remnants of a chest infection on Saturday but was immense against Wales.
# rugby - Saturday 8 February, 2014
There were second half tries for Simon Zebo and Gerhard van den Heever as another Welsh side struggled in Ireland.
The New Zealander had few complaints after his team were out-gunned at Lansdowne Road.
The Ireland coach is delighted that his team finished off winning positions in their first two Six Nations games.
Wales boss Warren Gatland confirmed his centre injured himself in landing a big hit on his opposite number.
We went minute-by-minute from Lansdowne Road as Ireland faced a huge hurdle in this campaign.
Ulster winger Andrew Trimble will face off against the Welshman who makes a living from delivering big hits and bigger plays.
# rugby - Friday 7 February, 2014
That’s a monument we would love to visit on our summer holliers.
The Welsh pack gobbled up their Irish counterparts on a windy night in Athlone.
The centre stepped up to deliver a crucial score for Mark Anscombe’s men.
Phillip Doyle’s ladies trailed 6-0 to their Welsh visitors but rallied well in the second half.