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Boost for Connacht as O’Halloran, O’Brien and Farrell all sign contract extensions

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby are delighted to announce that Tiernan O’Halloran, Sean O’Brien and Tom Farrell have all signed contract extensions with the province taking them up to the end of the 2021/22...

Rory Best captains Ireland In Home Farewell

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland captain Rory Best will win his 120th cap on his last appearance in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday afternoon.   The game also marks the final match for Joe Schmidt on Irish soil.   Best,...

Ireland Name Rugby World Cup Squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group have named the 31 man squad that will travel to Japan on the 11th September to compete at Rugby World Cup 2019.     The squad is captained by Rory Best who will...

Ireland Release Three Players & Confirm The Extent Of Joey Carbery's Injury

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Schmidt has released a further three players from his squad as they continue to prepare for the Rugby World Cup in Japan while also providing another update on Joey Carbery.   The squad reassembled...

Ireland Squad Update ahead of Italy clash

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Irish Rugby have released a squad update before the team huddles at the Aviva Stadium where they will play Italy and Wales in the Summer Series.       The Ireland statement...

Connacht confirm contract extension for Eoin McKeon

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby have confirmed that back row Eoin McKeon is the latest player to sign a contract extension with the province.   The 27-year-old Galway man has made 127 appearances for Connacht since...

Ireland announce training squad for Rugby World Cup pre-season

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland has named a 44 strong training squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup pre-season, including two uncapped players – Mike Haley and Jean Kleyn.       Ireland...

Six Nations: Ireland Name Team To Face Wales

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group have named the match day squad to face Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday afternoon.   Rory Best will lead the team out on his 64th and final 6 Nations appearance with...

Six Nations: Ireland Squad Update

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A 37 man squad has been named ahead of Ireland’s Six Nations game against France in Aviva Stadium on Sunday.   The squad reconvened at their Carton House base in Maynooth on Monday night following...

Six Nations: O’Mahony Captains Ireland Against Italy

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland squad for the Round 3 game of the Guinness Six Nations Championship against Italy in Rome on Sunday has been named. The uncapped Jack Carty is named in the replacements.         Peter...