Andy Farrell hopes Johnny Sexton benefits from missing summer TestsJohnny Sexton, who turns 36 next month, will have to wait until at least the autumn to claim a 100th Ireland cap.
Jun 14, 15:38
Andy Farrell insists Ireland must have "courage" to beat EnglandIreland have not beaten England since their Grand Slam success of 2018.
Mar 19, 09:39
Ireland keen to send CJ Stander out in styleSouth Africa-born back-row CJ Stander is set to win his 51st and final cap for his adopted country.
Mar 18, 18:08
Jacob Stockdale, Bundee Aki recalled for IrelandJacob Stockdale has been preferred to James Lowe, while Bundee Aki replaces the injured Garry Ringrose.
Mar 18, 16:39
Ireland boss Andy Farrell talks up "top class" Jamison Gibson-ParkFit-again Conor Murray starts on the bench for the clash with Scotland.
Mar 12, 15:02
Ireland's Jamison Gibson-Park preferred to Conor Murray for Scotland clashConor Murray returns to the bench following a hamstring injury.
Mar 12, 12:11
Leinster's Cian Healy pens new deal with IRFUHis new deal follows recent extensions for Peter O'Mahony, Johnny Sexton, Iain Henderson and James Ryan.
Mar 5, 11:10
Andy Farrell makes seven changes for clash with ItalyIreland have made their worst start to a Six Nations campaign after defeats to Wales and France.
Feb 25, 12:14
Iain Henderson backs Ireland to keep improving under Andy FarrellThe Irish have begun a Six Nations campaign with successive losses for the first time.
Feb 15, 12:15
Ireland without Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray for France showdownBilly Burns and Jamison Gibson-Park will deputise.
Feb 12, 13:06
Ireland recall Josh van der Flier and James Lowe for Wales openerIreland head coach Andy Farrell has also recalled wing James Lowe for the Six Nations opener against Wales.
Feb 5, 12:02
Johnny Sexton tips Ireland to become world beaters after Scotland victoryIreland recovered from a slow start to defeat Scotland 31-16.
Dec 5, 18:46
Johnny Sexton set for Ireland return against ScotlandHead coach Andy Farrell has made six changes to his starting XV.
Dec 3, 14:33
Zander Fagerson insists Scotland have "grown as a team" since Ireland defeatScotland are geared up to face a tough Irish challenge in Dublin.
Dec 1, 19:11
Result: Jonny May inspires England to dominant victory over IrelandWinger crosses twice in stellar show.
Nov 21, 17:05
Ross Byrne handed starting role against EnglandHead coach Andy Chris Farrell has made four changes to his starting XV for the Autumn Nations Cup game at Twickenham.
Nov 18, 15:05
Result: England win Six Nations title as Ireland beaten by FranceFrance crushed Ireland's slender hopes of a fourth Six Nations title in seven years.
Oct 31, 22:36
Andy Farrell 'privileged' to be involved in Cian Healy's special occasionBullish prop Cian Healy will become Ireland's sixth centurion in Saturday's Six Nations decider against France.
Oct 28, 14:04
Cian Healy to win 100th Ireland cap against FranceThe Leinster prop will be the sixth Irishman to reach the landmark.
Oct 28, 13:56
Johnny Sexton sets sights on Six Nations crown for Cian Healy's 100th gameThe prop is set to become only the sixth Ireland player to make a 100 international appearances.
Oct 27, 15:11
Ben Youngs refusing to take 100th England cap for grantedThe scrum-half needs to play two more games to reach the milestone.
Feb 29, 22:07
Cian Healy praises Greg Feek for improving Ireland's set piecesFormer All Blacks prop Feek joined Leinster as scrum coach in 2010 and stepped up to Ireland a year later.
Oct 16, 11:53
Cian Healy: 'Ireland now have critical two days after Japan defeat'Healy charts critical 48 hours for Ireland's World Cup bid.
Sep 29, 08:28
Joe Schmidt puts pressure on referee ahead of Japan clashAustralian referee Angus Gardner will be the man in charge when the Irish meet the World Cup hosts.
Sep 27, 07:19
Japan coach Jamie Joseph: 'At times Ireland are illegal'Prop Yusuke Kizu alleged Cian Healy "steps out" and illegally angles in at scrummages.
Sep 26, 09:30
Joe Schmidt brushes off allegations of illegal scrummagingYusuke Kizu made the claim ahead of the game against Ireland.
Sep 26, 07:23
Japan accuse Ireland's Cian Healy of illegal scrummaging tacticsThe tighthead prop could find himself directly facing down in-form Healy.
Sep 24, 10:31
Scotland sweating over Ali Price fitness for Samoa clashThe Glasgow scrum-half was spotted on crutches as he travelled with the squad.
Sep 23, 12:55
Cian Healy expects frenetic test against JapanBullish prop backs Joe Schmidt's men for more mental mastery.
Sep 23, 06:34
Cian Healy takes tips from sumo wrestlers ahead of World Cup openerLeinster strongman Healy is ready for a scrum wrestle with the Scots.
Sep 20, 10:14
Schmidt praises Larmour and Conway's 'contagious' enthusiasmThe duo are tipped to breathe new life through the Ireland ranks.
Sep 20, 10:09
Result: Ireland remain on course for Grand Slam with victory over WalesIreland remain on course for the Grand Slam thanks to a 37-27 win over Wales in Saturday's Six Nations clash at the Aviva Stadium.
Feb 24, 16:09
Manu Tuilagi cited for alleged dangerous tackle in defeat by MunsterManu Tuilagi is cited for an alleged dangerous tackle on Munster flanker Chris Cloete during Leicester Tigers' European Champions Cup defeat on Sunday.
Dec 19, 21:29
Johnny Sexton returns for Ireland against FranceJohnny Sexton returns to the Ireland starting lineup after a calf injury in one of three changes to the side ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash with France.
Feb 23, 14:16
Cian Healy "confident" of picking up first Six Nations win of seasonIreland prop Cian Healy insists that his side are "very confident" of picking up their first win of this year's Six Nations tournament when they host Italy.
Mar 9, 15:42
Uncapped duo Stuart McCloskey, Josh van der Flier to make Ireland debutsIreland select uncapped duo Stuart McCloskey and Josh van der Flier for Saturday's Six Nations clash against England at Twickenham.
Feb 25, 13:46
Rory Best takes over Ireland captaincyIreland head coach Joe Schmidt picks Rory Best to captain the team for their Six Nations opener against Wales next month.
Jan 20, 14:54
Ireland prop Cian Healy a doubt for Six Nations opener after knee surgeryIreland prop Cian Healy emerges as a doubt for the Six Nations opener against Wales having undergone a minor operation on his knee.
Jan 6, 15:37
Result: Toulon ease to win over LeinsterToulon ease to a 24-9 win to condemn Leinster to a third successive loss in the European Rugby Champions Cup.
Dec 13, 17:10
Result: Ireland beat France to top Pool DIreland finish top in Pool D after beating France 24-9 at the Millennium Stadium at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 11, 18:38
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