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Rugby Vs Football: The Sporting Duel Of D4

Apr 23, 2015 • News Four
Lansdowne Road had previously been solely owned by the Irish Rugby Football Union, but the current stadium is controlled by the IRFU and the Football Association of Ireland as a joint venture known as the Lansdowne Road Stadium Development ... More

All Blacks confirm no plans to change expats policy

Apr 23, 2015 • The Sport Review
... Slade securing lucrative moves to northern hemisphere clubs, effectively ending their international careers, with head coach Steve Hansen unhappy at Piutau having his head turned by a huge two-year deal from Ulster and the Irish Rugby Football Union. More

Joe Schmidt has guided Ireland to successive Six Nations titles

Apr 16, 2015 • BBC Sport
Irish rugby bosses have opened talks with Ireland coach Joe Schmidt with the aim of extending the New Zealander's contract until the 2019 World Cup. Schmidt's current Ireland deal expires at the end of next season. The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) ... More

Toulon deny Paul O'Connell rumours

Apr 21, 2015 • The Sport Review
O'Connell, who is under contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union until June 2016, would fit Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal's mould of a player that would be worth splashing out for despite his age. “RC Toulon, accustomed to all sorts of rumours ... More

World Cup - Ireland prop Declan Fitzpatrick forced to quit

Apr 16, 2015 • Yahoo Eurosport UK
"I want to thank the medical teams at Ulster Rugby and the IRFU (Irish Rugby Football Union) for the care that they have given me. "My symptoms continue to improve, and I know the advice that I received is in the best interests of my long-term health.". More

Marcelo Bosch resists pull of a return home to Argentina and signs extension ...

Apr 16, 2015 • The Independent
“I want to thank the medical teams at Ulster and the Irish Rugby Football Union for the care they have given me,” said the player, who won seven caps for his country, the last of them against the world champion All Blacks in 2013. “While it was not an ... More

Ireland look to extend Schmidt stay

Apr 16, 2015 • ESPN
The Irish Rugby Football Union has begun talks with Ireland coach Joe Schmidt about a contract extension. New Zealander Schmidt, 49, has a deal that will keep him in charge until the end of the next season, but the IRFU is keen to extend that through ... More

Ireland looking to tie down Schmidt

Apr 16, 2015 • RBS 6 Nations (press release) (registration)
Irish Rugby Football Union chief executive Philip Browne has revealed that he is hopeful of tying down RBS 6 Nations winning head coach Joe Schmidt for the foreseeable future. Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Share0. Since becoming Ireland head coach, Schmidt ... More

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