Andy Farrell rugby player
Andy Farrell rugby player

Andy Farrell

30th May 1975 1.93m/108kg Head Coach

Ireland Squad Named For 2023 Guinness Six Nations Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland Coaching Team have named a 37-man squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations Championship, which kicks off with an away trip to Cardiff to face Wales on Saturday, 4th February. In...

Sexton's Six Nations participation cast into doubt as Leinster confirm surgery

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton might face a race to be fit in time to feature in the Six Nations after it was confirmed he will undergo surgery on a facial injury.   The captain, who has played for his...

Gatland: Farrell the only contender for British and Irish Lions job

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales head coach Warren Gatland says Ireland counterpart Andy Farrell is the only real contender to lead the British and Irish Lions on their tour to Australia in 2025.   Gatland was in charge of...

Van der Flier, Demant and Smith land top World Rugby awards

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh van der Flier and Ruahei Demant were named the best rugby players in the world on Sunday, with Wayne Smith the number one coach.       Ireland's Josh van der Flier has been named...

Ireland wary of a big performance from underdogs Australia

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland will be wary of Dave Rennie's inconsistent Wallabies side when they host Australia at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday in their final test match of the year.   Ireland head into the match off...

Carbery and Henshaw unavailable for Aus clash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland will have to contend with Australia without the services of Joey Carbery and Robbie Henshaw who have both been ruled out of the fixture through injury.   Flyhalf Carbery will be required...

Latest World Rankings: Italy close in on the Top 10, Australia and Scotland fall

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy's historic first-ever win over Australia has seen them move into 11th place in the World Rankings.    The Azzuri moved up ahead of Fiji to record their highest ranking since...

Tadhg Furlong to captain Ireland as they take on Fiji

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group have named Tadhg Furlong to captain Ireland as they take on Fiji at the Aviva Stadium in the Nations Series on Saturday afternoon (Kick-off 1pm, live on...

Ireland 19-16 South Africa: Farrell's men edge tight contest against Springboks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There were two tries apiece at the Aviva Stadium, but a Johnny Sexton penalty proved enough for Ireland to get the win against South Africa.     An impressive second-half performance from...

Robbie Henshaw ruled out of Springbok test

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell has been forced into tweaking his starting lineup on the eve of Ireland's clash against the World Champion Springboks on Saturday.   Robbie Henshaw has withdrawn from the matchday 23...