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Six Nations 2015: Jonathan Sexton inclusion defended by Irish bosses

Feb 14, 2015 • BBC Sport
The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has strongly defended the decision to play Jonathan Sexton in Saturday's Six Nations game against France. Sexton will start after three months out because of concussion and former France international Laurent ... More

Six Nations 2015: Joe Schmidt targets best win over England

Feb 28, 2015 • The Sport Review
The match has long been sold out with the Irish Rugby Football Union having to circulate a warning about online scams aimed at eager punters keen to get tickets for the must-see match on the resale market. Schmidt insists that the atmosphere could ... More

Warning issued as rugby fan scammed twice by ticket touts

Feb 28, 2015 • Sunday World
The Irish Rugby Football Union warned fans to stay clear of touts and that forged tickets have also been offered for sale. IRFU Spokesperson Stephen McNamara said "The IRFU advises fans to only ever buy tickets for our games from official sources. We ... More

Ireland v England: How softly-spoken Dubliner Jonathan Sexton became the ...

Feb 28, 2015 •
Johnny would have taken a £200,000 hit, Keane maintains, just to stay under the auspices of the Irish Rugby Football Union, but no offer was forthcoming. And so it transpires that Sexton now spends much of his time with Laura in a plush apartment in ... More

Heaslip back in Ireland squad but won't play v England

Feb 24, 2015 • euronews
Ulster back row Roger Wilson and Munster forward Billy Holland were also included, an Irish Rugby Football Union spokesman said on Tuesday. Heaslip will continue working on his back injury after joining up with the squad and the management team hope ... More

Rugby player hosts talk

Feb 26, 2015 • Larne Times
Trevor's chosen charity is the Charitable Trust for Irish Rugby Football Union for injured players, formed in 1978, to assist severely injured rugby players and to help to restore their confidence and independence. This charity is administered by a sub ... More

Will the law strike a knockout blow on concussion in rugby?

Feb 24, 2015 • The Conversation UK
An example of that sensitivity can be seen in Ireland where, in light of what it called “disappointing and inaccurate commentary in the media by individuals with no medical expertise”, the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) took the unprecedented step ... More

Irish flanker O'Mahony signs new Munster deal

Feb 18, 2015 • Bangkok Post
On February 17th - March 2nd at 19:00, will be introducing our new design and you will be seeing the new by default. You can still switch back to our old design with the 'switch back to our previous look' button at the ... More

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