Robbie Henshaw: 'Lions are prepared for South Africa backlash'The Lions can secure a series victory with a win in the second Test in Cape Town.
Jul 30, 22:21
Robbie Henshaw: 'Lions are massively ready for South Africa'The Springboks will be playing only their second Test since lifting the 2019 World Cup.
Jul 23, 13:26
Steve Tandy admits Lions must make "massive decisions" for South Africa TestThe Scot has an Achilles injury.
Jul 19, 13:11
Marcus Smith to make British and Irish Lions debut against the StormersThe Lions are experiencing an injury crisis at fly-half.
Jul 15, 13:02
Warren Gatland and Elliot Daly in agreement over outside centre roleElliot Daly has largely operated at full-back or wing for England.
Jul 5, 18:41
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' Robbie Henshaw to miss Sharks clash due to injuryThe Ireland centre was overlooked for Saturday's clash with the Sigma Lions.
Jul 2, 14:30
Result: Lions' victory over Japan overshadowed by major injury problemsJapan were beaten 28-10 at Murrayfield, with Alun Wyn Jones suffering a dislocated shoulder inside eight minutes.
Jun 26, 18:02
Preview: British and Irish Lions vs. Japan - prediction, team news, lineupsSports Mole previews Saturday's British and Irish Lions tour curtain-raiser as Warren Gatland's side face Japan at Murrayfield, including predictions, team news and lineups.
Jun 24, 16:49
Scotland's Hamish Watson named Six Nations player of tournamentEdinburgh coach Richard Cockerill says the Scotland flanker is a big contender to make the British and Irish Lions squad for South Africa this summer.
Apr 2, 14:15
The 2021 Six Nations team of the tournamentA star-studded line-up.
Mar 26, 22:30
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
Result: Johnny Sexton stars as Ireland snatch late win against ScotlandA mistake by Ali Price allowed Ireland to claim the win as Scotland suffered more disappointment at home.
Mar 14, 17:54
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
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
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 set for Ireland return against ScotlandHead coach Andy Farrell has made six changes to his starting XV.
Dec 3, 14:33
Johnny Sexton insists Ireland are progressing despite criticismAndy Farrell's first year in the job was assessed as "an average return" by the IRFU.
Dec 1, 14:52
Ireland without Billy Burns and James Lowe for Scotland clashThe duo are struggling with groin problems ahead of the Autumn Nations Cup third-place play-off.
Dec 1, 11:05
Simon Easterby: 'There is no doom and gloom in the Ireland camp'Set-piece errors undermined Saturday's performance at Twickenham.
Nov 24, 14:59
Ireland call up Eric O'Sullivan for Georgia clashThe Ulster player O'Sullivan has been drafted in after Ed Byrne sustained a calf problem.
Nov 24, 11:07
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
Ireland's James Lowe ready for "completely different beast" of England testThe 28-year-old is gearing up for arguably Ireland's toughest fixture of the Autumn Nations Cup.
Nov 17, 08:54
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
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
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
Saracens flanker Mike Rhodes sees citing complaint dismissed by panelRhodes was cited for headbutting Leinster centre Robbie Henshaw during his side's Heineken Champions Cup win, but a panel dismissed the charge.
Sep 23, 00:00
Result: England return to form as Ireland pay for individual errors at TwickenhamGeorge Ford and Elliot Daly poached tries that propelled title-chasing England out of sight.
Feb 23, 17:21
Result: Ireland secure bonus-point win over Wales to go top of Six Nations standingsThe 24-14 result at the Aviva Stadium continued Wales' poor form in Dublin.
Feb 8, 16:28
Caelan Doris to miss Ireland's game with Wales due to head injuryHead coach Andy Farrell has made two changes to his starting line-up to face the defending champions.
Feb 4, 14:58
Result: Johnny Sexton injury mars Leinster win at NorthamptonThe Ireland fly-half went off early in the second half with what appeared to be a knee injury.
Dec 7, 15:48
Joe Schmidt admits Garry Ringrose selection is a "risk"Johnny Sexton will captain Ireland for the first time against Russia.
Oct 1, 08:39
Chris Farrell looking to show off improvement at World CupFarrell is pleased to be showing all sides of his game.
Sep 25, 09:15
Johnny Sexton a fitness doubt for Ireland's World Cup clash with JapanStar playmaker Sexton sat out part of Ireland training on Tuesday.
Sep 24, 18:20
Peter O'Mahony, Bundee Aki "on track" to face World Cup hosts JapanIreland remain hopeful on the pair for Saturday's game.
Sep 23, 12:52
Scotland head coach Townsend: 'We need perfect performance to beat Ireland'The Scots are outsiders to beat the World number one ranked side.
Sep 20, 13:32
Finn Russell: 'We are ready to show the real Scotland at World Cup'Gregor Townsend's team open their campaign against Ireland on Sunday.
Sep 17, 13:07
Rob Kearney now a fitness doubt for IrelandThe full-back has a calf injury.
Sep 16, 17:09
Robbie Henshaw "very, very unlikely" to be fit for World Cup openerHenshaw has a hamstring problem.
Sep 16, 08:04
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