Ireland Rugby Squad Announcement

Sexton and Leavy return as Ireland aim to level series

Johnny Sexton returns as Joe Schmidt makes eight changes to his starting line up that is looking to bounce back following their first Test...
Two-month suspension for James Slipper positive Cocaine test

Two-month suspension for James Slipper positive Cocaine test

News has broken that one-time Australian Rugby captain James Slipper is facing a two-month suspension for repeated positive cocaine tests. A Rugby Australia tribunal last...

Wales analysis as back row hold strong in scrappy win over Italy

Wales haven't got off to the most auspicious of starts in the Six Nations in terms of performances but have extended their unbeaten run...
Wales edge England

Wales edge England in a physical encounter

England and Wales played out a proper old-school test match in Cardiff on Saturday afternoon. So much for a 'Friendly' as both teams smashed...

World Rugby U20 Championship: Day Two Round-up

The World Rugby U20 Championship opening round began with a bang. The second pool games once again didn't fail to disappoint. There were some thrilling contests,...

Springboks Defeat Italy Comfortably in Padova

A passionate crowd of Azzuri supporters saw the Springboks defeat Italy comfortably in Padova. Padova delivered a very rainy day for this clash, which could...

Moriarty’s Debut at Number Eight a Gallant Effort Amongst Failure

After a calamitous start to their Autumn campaign, one player, at least, made a decent fist of it against Australia. Moriarty's Debut at Number Eight...
Conor O'Shea; The Italian Job,

Conor O’Shea; on the Italian Job, and facing the All Blacks

Plenty of water has passed under the roman bridges of Italy, since Nick Mallett coached the Azzurri and declared to the media, "Italians no...
Fans In New Zealand Watch All Blacks v British & Irish Lions

Second Test in DHL Lions Series Holds Fans Full Attention

After the All Blacks held their composure best up in Auckland, the second test of this highly popular DHL Lions Series holds fans full attention....
Scotland v Argentina; Battle of the...could be Champions

Scotland v Argentina; Battle of the…could be Champions

Situated not quite out in front, but nestled somewhere in the mid-range are two sides who have yet to effectively 'stamp their mark' on...