Rob Herring joins up with Ireland as Sean Cronin exits World CupSean Cronin has been ruled out of the tournament with a neck injury.
Oct 17, 07:51
Easterby: Cronin's World Cup hopes not dented by omission from Ireland squadCronin made his full Six Nations debut aged 32.
Mar 6, 16:43
Hooker Sean Cronin dropped from 37-man Ireland squad after poor Italy displayCronin has paid the price for an under-par performance in Rome.
Mar 6, 11:45
The major talking points as Ireland take on ItalySean Cronin is set for his first Six Nations start.
Feb 23, 14:12
Ireland boss Schmidt expects Cronin to grasp chance in Best's absenceThe Leinster hooker will fill in against Italy on Sunday.
Feb 22, 15:29
Ireland without hooker Sean Cronin for Six NationsLeinster confirm that Sean Cronin suffered a high-grade hamstring tear in the win over Zebre, essentially ruling him out of Ireland's upcoming Six Nations campaign.
Jan 16, 17:06
Cian Healy delighted to make Ireland returnCian Healy reveals that his neck is "feeling all good" after coming through the final 20 minutes of Ireland's win over Canada at the Millennium Stadium.
Sep 19, 19:12
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
Live Commentary: Ireland 50-7 Canada - as it happenedRelive with Sports Mole all the action from Ireland's convincing 50-7 victory over Canada in their opening match at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 19, 14:00
Result: Wales edge out Ireland in physical matchWales beat Ireland 16-10 in a World Cup warm-up game at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon.
Aug 29, 16:28
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
Ireland hooker Sean Cronin ruled out for three monthsShoulder surgery rules Ireland and Leinster hooker Sean Cronin out of action for around three months.
Apr 29, 18:40
Result: Leinster score seven tries as they beat Castres 50-8Leinster score seven tries as they ease to a 50-8 win over Castres in the European Rugby Champions Cup.
Jan 17, 19:31
Rory Best ruled out of Ireland's South Africa clashIreland's Rugby Foootball Union confirm that hooker Rory Best will play no part in Saturday's visit of South Africa to Dublin.
Nov 6, 01:09
Rory Best ruled out for Ireland against South AfricaIreland hooker Rory Best is to miss Saturday's Test against South Africa due to a calf injury.
Nov 5, 15:05
Result: Ireland cruise to victory over ItalyIreland beat Italy 41-7 at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin to extend their lead at the top of the Six Nations table.
Mar 8, 16:24
Live Commentary: Ireland 46-7 Italy - as it happenedLive coverage of the Six Nations clash between Ireland and Italy at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Mar 8, 14:00
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
Mike McCarthy set for Leinster moveConnacht lock Mike McCarthy agrees a deal to join Leinster.
Dec 12, 12:57
Result: Ireland romp past FijiCraig Gilroy scores a hat-trick as an Ireland XV hammer Fiji 53-0 at Thomond Park.
Nov 17, 19:25
Team News: Scarlets vs. LeinsterThe Scarlets and Leinester both make two changes for their Round Two Heineken Cup clash.
Oct 19, 20:04
Result: Montpellier 16-16 LeinsterJonathan Sexton converts a late penalty to ensure reigning champions Leinster began their Heineken Cup campaign with a draw.
Nov 12, 15:16
Rory Best cleared to face WalesRory Best gets the all-clear to start for Ireland against Wales.
Oct 7, 08:38