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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.

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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...

French great Saint Andre-backed Irish start up PSA Academies launches exciting new high performance rugby programme for Summer 2016

At some stage in every young player’s formative rugby career, they’ve thought about making the big time and going pro. With the acceleration in the commercial value and reach of the European Club game, the opportunity, pressur...

CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, has been named Official Airline of the Heineken Kinsale rugby 7s – Ireland’s largest and most successful rugby sevens event.

CityJet is to partner the Kinsale 7s which takes place over the May Bank Holiday Weekend (30th April & 1st May) and is expected to attract over 10,000 visitors to the Co Cork seaside town.

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