Max Deegan captains Emerging Ireland against Griquas

Max Deegan captains Emerging Ireland against Griquas

The Ireland coaching group have named the Emerging Ireland Match Day 23 for their first game of the Toyota Challenge series in Bloemfontein (Kick-off 12.45pm Irish time, live on IrishRugby.ie).   Max...

Lopeti Timani earns first Cardiff start against the Lions

Lopeti Timani earns first Cardiff start against the Lions

Lopeti Timani will make his first start in Cardiff colours as Lions visit the capital on Friday evening.   Following his summer arrival from RC Toulon, the Tongan international has made two appearances...

Connacht opt for a 6-2 split and seven changes to tackle the Bulls

Connacht opt for a 6-2 split and seven changes to tackle the Bulls

The Connacht side has been named ahead of tomorrow’s clash with the Bulls in Pretoria (k/o 5.30pm Irish time).     There are seven changes from the side that played last week, with David...

Pat Lam makes five changes for Kingston Park visit

Pat Lam makes five changes for Kingston Park visit

Bristol Bears Director of Rugby Pat Lam has made five changes to his side that defeat London Irish last weekend.   The Bears head to Newcastle on Friday night with Jack Bates returning to the...

Pumas pair return as Falcons host Bristol Bears

Pumas pair return as Falcons host Bristol Bears

Argentina centres Matias Orlando and Matias Moroni are thrown straight in from the start tomorrow night when Newcastle Falcons host Bristol Bears in Gallagher Premiership action.   Moroni makes...

Conan, Ryan and Sexton return for Leinster's trip to Belfast

Conan, Ryan and Sexton return for Leinster's trip to Belfast

The Leinster Rugby team has been named by Leo Cullen ahead of Friday's trip to Belfast to take on Ulster at the Kingspan Stadium in the BKT United Rugby Championship (KO: 7.35pm – live...