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23 May 2018 06:41 Despite anti-gay posts, Folau 'not a distraction' ahead of Ireland series

The Wallabies star posted a series of anti-gay social media post last month. ISRAEL FOLAU’S ANTI-gay sentiments won’t be a distraction during the Test series against Ireland, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika insisted Wednesday as he demanded a high work-rate from his side. But Cheika said it would not be issue when the Wallabies take on the Six Nations 14

16 May 2018 11:00 Grand Slam winner Larmour handed first Leinster senior contract

The province have confirmed senior deals for 21 players ahead of the 2018/19 season. JORDAN LARMOUR HAS been rewarded for his brilliant breakthrough season with a first Leinster senior contract, while Vakh Abdaladze, Josh Murphy and Caelan Doris have graduated from the province’s academy. 20-year-old Larmour has made 20 appearances for Leinster this term and started 10

03 May 2018 14:36 Ulster and Ireland wing Andrew Trimble announces retirement from rugby

The 33-year-old says it is ‘probably the toughest decision that any professional sportsman will make.’ ULSTER AND IRELAND wing Andrew Trimble has announced that he will retire at the end of the season. The 33-year-old will hang his boots up in the coming weeks after a career that has seen him become Ulster’s most-capped player of all time with 229 appearances 12

20 March 2018 16:24 1.3 million people watched Ireland win the Grand Slam

Joe Schmidt’s side completed a third-ever Six Nations Grand Slam with the win. THE IRISH RUGBY team weren’t the only ones celebrating on Saturday as TV3 saw a massive viewing number for the game against England. Joe Schmidt’s side completed a third-ever Six Nations Grand Slam with the win in Twickenham, with over 1.3 million tuning in. The programme 65

18 March 2018 19:42 Four of Ireland's Grand Slam winning side shortlisted for Six Nations Player of the Championship

France and Italy also have some representation among the nominees. FOUR PLAYERS FROM Ireland’s Grand-Slam winning side have made the six-man shortlist for the 2018 Six Nations Player of The Championship. Keith Earls, Conor Murray, Johnny Sexton and Jacob Stockdale have all been nominated for the award, along with Italy’s Matteo Minozzi and Guilhem Guirado 7

15 March 2018 17:00 World Rugby stand Van der Westhuizen down for England-Ireland clash

The South African official was due to be assistant referee at Twickenham on Saturday. WORLD RUGBY HAVE removed Marius van der Westhuizen from duty for Ireland’s Six Nations grand finale with England at Twickenham on Saturday. The South African official, who was due to be assistant referee this weekend, officiated during an England training session earlier 19

14 March 2018 20:05 England coach Eddie Jones apologises for 'scummy Irish' comment

Jones made the remarks at a leadership talk last July. ENGLAND HEAD COACH Eddie Jones says he is “very sorry” after footage emerged of him referring to Ireland as “scummy Irish” during a speaking engagement last July. Ireland denied England the Grand Slam on the final game of the 2017 Six Nations, when they secured a 13-9 victory at the Aviva Stadium 79

14 March 2018 17:08 Saturday's assistant referee van der Westhuizen involved in England training

Ireland have declined to comment on the development. IRELAND HAVE DECLINED to comment on Marius van der Westhuizen’s involvement in England training yesterday. The South African official will be one of the assistant referees for Saturday’s Six Nations clash between Ireland and England at Twickenham. As reported by The Times in the UK, van der Westhuizen 25

12 March 2018 02:21 CJ: We’ve still got a job to do

The Munster loose forward said he appreciates the significance of helping Ireland chase just a third Six Nations clean sweep, especially on St Patrick’s Day and at Twickenham. Ireland claimed a record 11th consecutive win, as they overcame Scotland by 28-8 on Saturday. It proved enough to swipe the title a week early, as England lost 22-16 to France 32

06 March 2018 17:24 Tadhg Furlong declares himself fit and well for Ireland's clash with Scotland

The tighthead missed out on the win over Wales with a hamstring complaint. TADHG FURLONG SAYS he is fully fit to face Scotland in this weekend’s Six Nations clash in the Aviva Stadium. The Leinster tighthead pulled up with a hamstring injury early in the win over Italy last month and then missed out on the second home fixture of the year against Wales 10