Celtic Rugby and the South African Rugby Union have today confirmed that the Toyota Cheetahs and the Southern Kings will join an expanded Guinness PRO14 tournament in time for the upcoming 2017/18 season.

A long-term strategic agreement has been signed by both parties which will allow the participation of two South African franchises in the renamed Guinnes...


Supporters hoping to see the Irish Women's Rugby Team take on the best in the world on home soil this summer will now have to buy tickets for the finals stages on the 22nd and 26th of August in Belfast, as tickets for all three match days at the UCD Bowl, where Ireland will play, h...

World Rugby has announced record-breaking fan figures for the men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, after another compelling season on and off the field.

The 2016-17 series, the first after rugby sevens’ Olympic Games debut at Rio, saw massive crowds in cities including Dubai, Cape Town, Sydney, Vancouver, Las Vegas, Hong Kong and London as the total attendance over the 1...

RWC 2019 Pool draw. - 15/05/2017


The Pools

Pool A: Ireland, Scotland, Japan, Europe 1 and a playoff team
Pool B: New Zealand, South Africa, Italy, African qualifier and a repachage team
Pool C England, France, Argentina, Americas 1 and Oceana 2
Pool D: Australia, Wales, Georgia, Oceana 1 and Americas 2

WARREN GATLAND today unveiled the 41 man squad for the 2017 British & Irish Lions Tour to New Zealand

Sam Warburton of Cardiff Blues and Wales will lead the Lions for a second consecutive Tour, an honour only ever achieved once before by Martin Johnson in 1997 and 2001.
Warburton will be supported by a number of former Lions with 2 players on their third and 14 on their se...

Current Irish International and Ulster rugby player, Craig Gilroy launched the Heineken Kinsale 7s 2017 at a reception at the White Lady, Kinsale.

He was joined by Peter Elliot, President, Kinsale RFC, Tomás O’Brien, Tournament Director, sponsors and Kinsale RFC club members and volunteers.

The Heineken Kinsale 7s takes place in Kinsale over the May Bank Holiday weekend...

SALLES PROUD 60 year Churchtown Rugby History to be celebrated...

At 7.30pm on Friday March 31st at De La Salle College Churchtown, a number of Rugby milestones will be acknowledged, including the official opening of a Captains Board.

The board will list all the Senior Cup Team’s Captains, from the inaugural Senior Cup Team’s in
1956/57 to th...

World Rugby announces new measures to limit contact with the head

• New law application guideline will codify zero-tolerance to contact with the head
• Approach informed by largest-ever study identifying most common situations leading to head injuries
• Players, coaches and match officials urged to be proactive in changing culture

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...

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