Best to lead Ireland in United States and Canada
Monday 20 May 2013
Rory Best has been named as Ireland captain for their tour to the United States and Canada after he failed to make selection for the British & Irish Lions tour to Australia
More June International Rugby Tour news
O'Driscoll signs one year Ireland & Leinster deal
Friday 17 May 2013
Brian O'Driscoll has ended speculation about whether he will retire this year by signing a one year extension with Ireland and Leinster.
Joe Schmidt confirmed as new Ireland coach
Tuesday 30 April 2013
The Irish Rugby Football Union have officially announced the appointment of Joe Schmidt as Ireland head coach.
Jake White not interested in coaching Ireland now
Saturday 20 April 2013
Former Springbok coach Jake White has turned down an approach by the Irish Rugby Union as he says he is focused on leading the Brumbies in their Super Rugby campaign.
Cotter rules out taking Ireland coaching job
Thursday 4 April 2013
Highly rated Clermont Auvergne coach Vern Cotter has ruled himself out of the running for the Ireland coaching role vacated by Declan Kidney.
O'Shea not interested in Kidney's Ireland job
Thursday 4 April 2013
Harlequins Director of Rugby Conor O'Shea has confirmed that he has no interest in succeeding Declan Kidney as Ireland Head coach.
Ireland release head coach Declan Kidney
Wednesday 3 April 2013
The Irish Rugby Football Union have announced that they will not be offering current head coach Declan Kidney an extension to his contract.
Ireland's O'Driscoll cited for stamping Italy flanker
Tuesday 19 March 2013
Potential British and Irish Lions captain Brian O'Driscoll has been cited for stamping on Italy flanker Simone Favaro during the Six Nations match in Rome.
O'Driscoll's future could be a distraction for Ireland
Saturday 16 March 2013
Ireland's defence coach Antony Foley has paid a warm tribute to Brian O'Driscoll adding to speculation that Ireland's captain is about to end his impressive career.
Italy host Ireland for the sides' final Six
Ireland lose Jonny Sexton to injury again
Friday 15 March 2013
Ireland flyhalf Jonny Sexton has been ruled out of their final Six Nations match against Italy after a training ground injury.
Sexton returns for Ireland against Italy
Thursday 14 March 2013
Ireland have named their team to play Italy in the Six Nations Championship this Saturday with Jonny Sexton returning to the starting line up.
Ireland delay naming their 6 Nations squad for Italy
Monday 11 March 2013
Ireland have delayed naming their team for Saturday's Six Nations match by 48 hours as they have several injury worries including Brian O'Driscoll who could miss his potential Six Nations farewell.
Kidney frustrated by Ireland not taking chances
Sunday 10 March 2013
Ireland coach Declan Kidney says that his team would have been contending for the Six Nations title if they had taken their chances during the tournament after they drew 13-13 with last placed France.
Ireland and France settle for a draw in Six nations
Sunday 10 March 2013
Ireland and France were forced to settle for a 13-all draw in their Six Nations Championship match in Dublin on Saturday.
Kidney : Ireland would be happy to take 3-0
Saturday 9 March 2013
Ireland would gladly take a 3-0 win over France in their Six Nations clash on Saturday, said under-pressure coach Declan Kidney on Friday.
Jackson starts for Ireland against France
Friday 8 March 2013
Ireland have confirmed that Paddy Jackson will start this weekend against France at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Ireland name team for France but wait on flyhalf
Wednesday 6 March 2013
Ireland have named their team to play France in the Six Nations but have left the flyhalf position open due to injuries.
Ireland drop O'Gara for France in Six Nations
Monday 4 March 2013
Ireland have named a 32-man training squad for their Six Nations Championship match against France at the Aviva Stadium with Ronan O'Gara being left out of the group.
Ireland's Sexton in doubt as Kidney denies pressure
Friday 1 March 2013
Ireland's hopes of fielding a fit Jonathan Sexton are fading for their Six Nations Championship match against France at Lansdowne Road.
More June International Rugby Tour Headlines
Stamping Ireland prop Healy has ban lifted
Quins Boss O'Shea rules out replacing Ireland coach
Ireland name two debutants for Scotland
Ireland add five to squad for Scotland in Six Nations
Ireland's D'Arcy ruled out of Six Nations
Ireland lose Sexton & McCarthy for Scotland clash