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It was with great sadness that we learned of the sudden passing of Anthony Foley on Sunday morning. Aged 42 his time had come far too soon.

Like the global rugby world we were stunned and saddened in equal measures at this devastating news.

Axel was one of a kind, his achievements on the field speak for themselves, but it is perhaps his off-field demeanour that warrants most ...

Rugby League Ireland announces new selection policy to ensure more domestic players in international squads

• At least 8 Irish-based players in World Cup qualification squad
• At least 6 in the World Cup tournament or European Championship squads
• Policy provides ‘a clear pathway to international sport for domestic players’

Rugby Lea...

WARREN GATLAND was today announced as Head Coach of The British & Irish Lions 2017 Tour to New Zealand at Standard Life House, Edinburgh.

Gatland will be coaching the Lions on a third successive tour, having been an Assistant Coach in South Africa in 2009 before leading the Lions to victory in Australia in 2013 – the 1st series win for 16 years.

The We...

After a week long campaign to raise funds for departing defence coach Kurt McQuilkin and his family, the Leinster Rugby Shave or Dye campaign ended last night after a phenomenal show of support from Leinster and rugby supporters around the world.

Before he departed McQuilkin spoke to LeinsterRugby.ie to address the support that both he and his family had re...

The Galway Tribesmen beat northern Ireland's Ballynahinch Rabbitohs in a closely contested game at the Carslies grounds Bray and were named as the champion Rugby League team on the island of Ireland.

A missed kick by the Rabbitohs following the opening try by Karl Yellop is all that separated the teams by the final whistle.

Galway had settled early and looked fluid in attack ...

The Rugby Generation X conference takes place in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday August 27th 2016.This is the first event of it’s kind to be held in Ireland and will be attended by over 700 delegates.

Rugby Generation X will be chaired by Craig Doyle of BT SPORTS and addressed by Irish Head Coach, Joe Schmidt. From within the game, will be some of Irelands new and emerging profes...

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) and Vodafone Ireland today, Monday 30th May, announced a new four-year sponsorship of the Ireland team.

The agreement, which commences on 1st June ahead of the summer tour to South Africa, will also see Ireland's leading total communications provider become official telecoms partner to the IRFU.

The new Canterbury manufactured Ireland jer...

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On Saturday 16th April the supports and believers of Lurgan Rugby Club were rewarded with some silverware after 16 years of trying in the Gordon West Cup.

A very young team of players led by Captain Dean Wilson travelled to the Kingspan Stadium as the underdogs to play a Limavady team that have been unbeaten all season. Many people believe...

Ballymena U10 Rugby squad create Irish rugby history in European Festival.

Ballymena U10 mini rugby team has created history by being the only Ulster and Irish squad who has won outright the U10 tournament at London Irish.

This festival is recognized in Europe as being one of the toughest competitions for youth rugby. What is more remarkable is that the squad won both the A &...

Stephen Ferris was born on 2 August 1985 and grew up in the small village of Maghaberry, near Lisburn.

After excelling at the javelin, he settled on rugby and became the only player not from the traditional schools system to make it into the Ulster academy. Quickly established as the province's best prospect, he played for the Ireland Under-20s at the 2005 World Cup and made his seni...

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