Three Lions players desperate to impress against South Africa 'A'Iain Henderson, Tom Curry and Louis Rees-Zammit will be out to impress coach Warren Gatland.
Jul 13, 12:14
Lions hope self-isolating players will be able to rejoin squad on ThursdayThe Lions spent eight hours of Wednesday in their rooms until those able to leave and play were scrambled by bus to Emirates Airline Park.
Jul 8, 12:55
Preview: Sharks vs. British and Irish Lions - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Wednesday's British and Irish Lions clash against the Sharks, including predictions, team news and lineups.
Jul 5, 17:25
Lions back row urges to "express yourselves" by Warren GatlandTom Curry, Sam Simmonds and Josh Navidi will all be making their first start of the tour.
Jul 5, 15:57
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
Five talking points ahead of Scotland's Six Nations clash with IrelandIreland have won nine of the past 10 meetings between the countries.
Mar 13, 14:28
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
Iain Henderson hoping Scotland will be rusty this weekendScotland's round-three fixture was postponed due to a coronavirus outbreak in France's squad.
Mar 11, 15:43
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
Ireland's Johnny Sexton pens one-year contract extension with IRFUThe new deal for the 35-year-old will run until the end of the 2021-22 season.
Mar 2, 11:20
Result: Ireland kickstart Six Nations campaign with dominant Italy winScores from Garry Ringrose, Hugo Keenan, CJ Stander and Keith Earls, plus a brace for Will Connors, helped the Irish bounce back from two defeats.
Feb 27, 16:43
Andy Farrell: 'Johnny Sexton's appetite is as strong as ever'Captain Johnny Sexton said on Tuesday that he "might not" be around for the 2023 World Cup in France.
Feb 25, 14:02
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 always fully committed to IrelandThe second-row forward has signed a new Ulster deal keeping him at the province until July 2023.
Feb 24, 16:49
Ulster's Iain Henderson pens two-year contract with IRFUThe 29-year-old second row captained Ireland for the first time against France in the Guinness Six Nations.
Feb 24, 12:12
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
Andy Farrell: 'We need to show character after damaging loss'Andy Farrell's side have suffered back-to-back defeats.
Feb 14, 20:02
Andy Farrell hopes Ireland rookies can follow in France's footstepsFly-half Billy Burns and scrum-half Jamison Gibson-Park have won only 10 Test caps combined and start against Les Bleus.
Feb 13, 11:58
Five talking points ahead of Ireland's Six Nations clash with FranceIreland suffered defeat to Wales last weekend.
Feb 12, 17:44
Andy Farrell backs depleted Ireland to take the game to FranceIreland have to beat the French to keep alive their Six Nations title hopes.
Feb 12, 14:16
Ireland without Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray for France showdownBilly Burns and Jamison Gibson-Park will deputise.
Feb 12, 13:06
Ireland without Caelan Doris and Quinn Roux for Six Nations opener with WalesBoth players have returned to their provinces for medical assessment.
Feb 2, 13:02
Johnny Sexton set for Ireland return against ScotlandHead coach Andy Farrell has made six changes to his starting XV.
Dec 3, 14:33
Ireland's Billy Burns gearing up to face native EnglandThe 26-year-old represented England at Under-20 level.
Nov 16, 15:31
Ireland without captain Johnny Sexton for England showdownFly-half Sexton limped off in the first half of Friday's 32-9 win over Wales.
Nov 16, 10:27
Result: Ireland kick off Autumn Nations Cup with dominant win over WalesThe hosts claimed a comfortable win in the Autumn Nations Cup opener.
Nov 13, 21:43
James Lowe set for Ireland debut in Autumn Nations Cup opener against WalesNew Zealand-born James Lowe is eligible for Andy Farrell's side under residency rules after joining Leinster in 2017.
Nov 10, 14:33
Iain Henderson lauds "absolute pest" and former room-mate Alun Wyn JonesIain Henderson and fellow lock Wyn Alun Wyn Jones are set to go head to head in the Autumn Nations Cup.
Nov 9, 15:51
James Ryan confident Ireland can cope with Iain Henderson absenceUlster captain Iain Henderson was shown a red card against Ospreys on October 10.
Oct 20, 17:38
Devin Toner: 'It means the world to be back in Ireland XV'The giant Leinster lock was recalled after Iain Henderson left the squad following the birth of his son.
Feb 22, 15:18
Iain Henderson sets sights on Ireland redemption against England at TwickenhamIreland travel to Twickenham buoyed by successive Six Nations wins.
Feb 9, 13:40
Iain Henderson: 'Andy Farrell has brought different mentality to Ireland'Ireland host defending Grand Slam champions Wales on Saturday.
Feb 5, 12:05
Iain Henderson: 'Ireland playing knockout rugby a week early'Henderson expects Samoa to provide dangerous opposition in Fukuoka.
Oct 9, 11:29
Schmidt praises Larmour and Conway's 'contagious' enthusiasmThe duo are tipped to breathe new life through the Ireland ranks.
Sep 20, 10:09
Iain Henderson named new Ulster captain after Rory Best departureIreland second row steps into Rory Best's boots at Ulster.
Jul 25, 11:38
Result: McCloskey marks 100th Ulster appearance with a try to help edge past OspreysIreland lock Iain Henderson also made a comeback for the Irish province.
Feb 15, 21:55
Ireland's Six Nations defence bid hit by injury to second rower Iain HendersonHenderson had only just returned from a five-week lay-off due to a thumb problem.
Jan 21, 16:55
Schmidt still agonising over decision on long-term futureThe head coach could commit to Ireland or return to his native New Zealand.
Nov 22, 15:05
Henderson reassured by Ireland's victory over the All BlacksSaturday's 16-9 victory over New Zealand was a major statement as the countdown to next year's World Cup continues.
Nov 19, 18:45
Sean Fitzpatrick backs Courtney Lawes to start second Test against New ZealandSean Fitzpatrick expects Courtney Lawes to start the British and Irish Lions' second Test against New Zealand, while also tipping Iain Henderson to play a part.
Jun 28, 21:31
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