Ian Madigan to join Ulster from Bristol this summerThe fly-half has won 30 caps for Ireland.
Mar 14, 15:58
Result: Sale, Harlequins, Exeter, Saracens reach Premiership Cup semi-finalsSale, Harlequins, Exeter and Saracens through to cup semi-finals.
Oct 12, 18:26
Result: Bristol playoff hopes hit by thrilling Sale drawThe draw damaged Bristol's play-off hopes.
May 4, 10:10
Result: O'Connor and Madigan late show sees Bears beat SaintsAn added-time try and conversion boosted Bristol beyond Northampton.
Mar 9, 16:57
Result: Bristol edge out Gloucester to take first Premiership win of 2019The home side defeated their fierce west country rivals in a thrilling encounter at Ashton Gate.
Mar 1, 21:54
Joe Schmidt rules out Ireland departureJoe Schmidt says that he is "absolutely committed" to staying on as Ireland's head coach.
Oct 24, 14:55
Result: Ireland's quarter-final hoodoo strikes again as they crash out to ArgentinaArgentina beat Ireland 43-20 at the Millennium Stadium to book their place in the semi-final of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 18, 14:58
Half-Time Report: Ireland restore hope after slow start in CardiffIreland trail Argentina 20-10 at half time in their Rugby World Cup meeting at the Millennium Stadium.
Oct 18, 13:52
Live Commentary: Ireland 20-43 Argentina - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage of Argentina's 43-20 win over Ireland in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 18, 12:00
Jonathan Sexton ruled out of Rugby World Cup quarter-finalIreland fly-half Jonathan Sexton is ruled out of his nation's quarter-final clash with Argentina with a minor adductor strain.
Oct 17, 13:49
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
Half-Time Report: Ireland edging close contest with FranceIreland head into the break with a 9-6 over France in their final pool match at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 11, 17:33
Result: Ireland dominant in win over RomaniaIreland score six tries on the way to beating Romania 44-10 in front of a record Rugby World Cup crowd at Wembley.
Sep 27, 18:34
Half-Time Report: Ireland in control at WembleyTommy Bowe and Keith Earls both score tries as Ireland lead Romania 18-3 in their World Cup clash at Wembley.
Sep 27, 17:30
Result: Ireland score seven tries, secure comfortable victory over CanadaIreland record a comfortable victory over Canada in their Rugby World Cup opener at the Millennium Stadium, scoring seven tries in a 50-7 bonus-point win.
Sep 19, 16:21
Seven changes for Ireland against EnglandJoe Schmidt makes seven changes for Ireland's clash with England at Twickenham Stadium.
Sep 3, 18:20
Ian Madigan hopes to have 'proved point' to Ireland coachFly-half Ian Madigan says that he has shown Ireland coach Joe Schmidt that he can "run the game" against Scotland.
Aug 18, 04:38
Result: Dogged Ireland beat impressive Scotland by six pointsIreland beat Scotland 28-22 in their second World Cup warm-up game of the summer.
Aug 15, 18:49
Jack Conan to make Ireland debut against ScotlandLeinster flanker Jack Conan is handed his Ireland debut against Scotland as coach Joe Schmidt makes 14 changes from the side that beat Wales.
Aug 13, 15:46
Joe Schmidt concerned by potential Jack McGrath World Cup banJoe Schmidt concedes that prop Jack McGrath deserved his yellow card for kneeing Konstantin Mikautadze in Ireland's defeat to the Barbarians.
May 29, 07:32
Result: Barbarians scrape past Ireland by one pointCardiff Blues winger Alex Cuthbert scores two tries as the Barbarians beat Ireland 22-21 - a narrow one-point victory for the Baa-Baas for the third time in recent years.
May 28, 22:17
Result: Toulon secure place in European Champions Cup final with win over LeinsterToulon reach the final of the European Champions Cup courtesy of a 25-20 victory over Leinster in their semi-final clash in Marseille.
Apr 19, 17:50
Ian Madigan: Leinster "really tested" by BathLeinster fly-half Ian Madigan says that the team were "really tested" during their 18-15 win over Bath in the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-final.
Apr 4, 17:31
Result: Ian Madigan kicks Leinster into semi-finalsLeinster fly-half Ian Madigan makes six penalties to hand the team an 18-15 win over Bath in the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-finals.
Apr 4, 17:13
Result: Ireland hold on for nervy win against France in Six NationsDefending champions Ireland continue their winning start in the Six Nations thanks to an edgy 18-11 victory at home to France.
Feb 14, 18:51
Ian Keatley gets Ireland nodMunster fly-half Ian Keatley is selected by coach Joe Schmidt to start in Ireland's Six Nations opener against Italy.
Feb 5, 12:51
Conor Murray: 'There is no extra pressure on me'Conor Murray insists that there is no extra pressure on him due to Jonathan Sexton's absence ahead of Ireland's Six Nations opener against Italy.
Feb 3, 21:28
Ireland fly-half Paddy Jackson ruled out of Six NationsUlster confirm that Paddy Jackson has dislocated his elbow and will be out for up to 12 weeks, ruling him out of the Six Nations.
Jan 20, 14:57
Result: Ian Madigan's late penalty gives Leinster victory against HarlequinsKicker Ian Madigan keeps his nerve to score a late penalty and give Leinster a 14-13 win against Harlequins in the European Champions Cup.
Dec 13, 21:53
Result: Harlequins edge past Leinster to maintain winning start in EuropeHarlequins move three points clear at the top of Pool 2 in the European Rugby Champions Cup by beating Leinster 24-18 at Twickenham Stoop.
Dec 7, 17:08
Result: Rampant Ireland thrash Georgia thanks to second-half masterclassIreland score six tries in the second half on their way to thrashing Georgia 49-7 in their Autumn International at the Aviva Stadium.
Nov 16, 16:19
Result: Ireland cruise to South Africa victoryIreland beat South Africa 29-15 at the Aviva Stadium to kick off their Autumn Internationals with a comfortable victory.
Nov 8, 19:20
Result: Leinster grind out Castres winLeinster grind out a 21-16 win over Castres in Pool Two of the European Champions Cup thanks to an immaculate kicking display from Ian Madigan.
Oct 26, 16:00
Result: Leinster edge out Wasps to win opening Champions Cup gameLeinster narrowly see off Wasps 25-20 in Dublin to win their opening European Rugby Champions Cup game.
Oct 19, 19:11
Result: Ireland secure series win over ArgentinaIreland defeat Argentina 17-23 to secure a series win over the Pumas.
Jun 14, 21:43
Result: Ireland victorious in ArgentinaIreland defeat Argentina 17-29 to pick up their first ever victory on Argentine soil.
Jun 7, 21:33
Result: Northampton Saints beat Leinster in Heineken CupNorthampton Saints overcome Leinster 18-9 in Pool One.
Dec 14, 19:55
Result: Australia overcome Ireland in DublinAustralia defeat Ireland 32-15 at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Nov 16, 19:33
Result: Leinster clinch European Challenge CupLeinster are crowned European Challenge Cup winners for the first time with a 34-13 victory over Stade Francais in Dublin.
May 17, 21:57
Live Commentary: Stade Francais 13-34 Leinster - as it happenedLive coverage of the European Challenge Cup final between Stade Francais and Leinster.
May 17, 19:00
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