Warren Gatland not interested in next British and Irish Lions tourWarren Gatland insists that he will not be taking charge of the British and Irish Lions in 2021 and will "let someone else reinvent the wheel".
Oct 17, 21:07
Sean O'Brien criticises British and Irish Lions coaching setupSean O'Brien claims that the British and Irish Lions could have defeated New Zealand with more effective coaching.
Sep 21, 22:36
Warren Gatland expects backlash from New Zealand in final TestWarren Gatland warns his British and Irish Lions players to beware a big response from New Zealand after 'poking the bear' with victory in their last meeting.
Jul 3, 21:23
Sean O'Brien cleared to face New Zealand after citing case dismissedSean O'Brien is given the green light to feature in the British and Irish Lions' third and final Test against New Zealand, but Sonny Bill Williams is banned.
Jul 2, 13:43
British and Irish Lions kick off tour of New Zealand with a lossBritish and Irish Lions kick off their tour of New Zealand with a loss.
Jun 27, 19:10
Warren Gatland: 'British and Irish Lions can have no complaints'Warren Gatland admits that New Zealand "dominated" certain aspects of the first Test meeting in Auckland, but is confident that the British and Irish Lions can improve.
Jun 24, 14:34
Result: New Zealand too strong for British and Irish Lions in opening TestNew Zealand record a 30-15 win over the British and Irish Lions in the first Test at Eden Park.
Jun 24, 10:28
Peter O'Mahony to lead British and Irish Lions in first TestPeter O'Mahony will skipper the British and Irish Lions against New Zealand in next weekend's first Test, while Liam Williams and Elliot Daly are handed starting spots.
Jun 21, 20:31
Sam Warburton 'fit and ready' for British and Irish Lions tour of New ZealandBritish and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton insists that he is fully fit for the tour of New Zealand after spending a spell on the sidelines with an ankle injury.
May 22, 22:27
Dylan Hartley 'in a good place' ahead of Six Nations openerDylan Hartley claims that a "brutal" training camp in Portugal has him in top condition ahead of England's meeting with France, two months on from his last outing.
Feb 3, 20:14
Eddie Jones: 'Owen Farrell in line for England captaincy'Eddie Jones warns Dylan Hartley that his role as captain of England is "not a permanent position", as he prepares to hand the armband over to Owen Farrell.
Jan 20, 20:12
Eddie Jones: 'Dylan Hartley has let England down with third red card'England captain Dylan Hartley "let his country down" after accruing a six-week ban for striking Leinster's Sean O'Brien, says national head coach Eddie Jones.
Dec 21, 12:11
Dylan Hartley handed six-week banEngland and Northampton Saints hooker Dylan Hartley is handed a six-week ban for striking Leinster's Sean O'Brien during their Champions Cup clash at Franklin's Gardens.
Dec 14, 17:38
RFU chief offers backing to Dylan Hartley over England captaincyDylan Hartley has "got credit in the bank" and does not deserve to be stripped of the England captaincy, according to Rugby Football Union boss Ian Ritchie.
Dec 13, 16:54
Dylan Hartley to learn red card fate on WednesdayDylan Hartley faces the prospect of missing England's opening Six Nations clash against France next year should he be handed a two-month ban or more later this week.
Dec 12, 20:30
Jim Mallinder unwilling to defend Dylan Hartley following dismissalJim Mallinder admits to being 'disappointed' by Dylan Hartley's conduct during Friday's clash with Leinster, but says that it did not cost Northampton Saints victory.
Dec 10, 10:15
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
Sean O'Brien signs new Irish Rugby Football Union, Leinster dealFlanker Sean O'Brien signs a new contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union that will keep him at Leinster for at least another four years.
Dec 22, 16:36
Result: Connacht secure Enisei bonus-point winConnacht overcome hostile conditions to secure a bonus-point 31-14 victory over Enisei in their first Challenge Cup pool match.
Nov 14, 14:21
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
Johnny Sexton fit for Ireland quarter-finalIreland fly-half Johnny Sexton is named in the starting lineup for the Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Argentina.
Oct 16, 13:35
Ireland to risk Johnny Sexton against Argentina?Ireland scrum coach Greg Feek suggests that fly-half Johnny Sexton could play against Argentina even if he is not fully fit for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final.
Oct 14, 22:01
Ireland's Sean O'Brien suspended for quarter-final clash against ArgentinaIreland flanker Sean O'Brien is banned by World Rugby for his side's Rugby World Cup quarter-final clash against Argentina for punching Pascal Pape.
Oct 13, 22:02
Ireland's Sean O'Brien cited for 'striking' France's Pascal PapeIreland flanker Sean O'Brien is cited for appearing to strike France's Pascal Pape during their Rugby World Cup match at the weekend.
Oct 12, 18:32
Live Commentary: France 9-24 Ireland - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live commentary of today's Rugby World Cup match between France and Ireland, with Ireland eventually ending up 24-9 victors.
Oct 11, 16:14
Ireland make two changes for Pool D showdown against FranceIreland make two changes to the side that beat Italy as they prepare for this weekend's Pool D showdown against France in the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 9, 14:58
Sean O'Brien: 'More to come from Ireland after dominant Canada display'Sean O'Brien believes that Ireland "left a few scores" out on the field, despite their convincing 50-7 win over Canada.
Sep 19, 18:52
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
Half-Time Report: Ireland build up commanding interval lead against CanadaIreland lead Canada 29-0 at half time in their opening pool game at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Sep 19, 15:17
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
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
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
Result: Ireland cruise past ScotlandIreland can still win the Six Nations after thrashing Scotland 40-10 at Murrayfield in their final match of the tournament.
Mar 21, 16:21
Ireland's Johnny Sexton fit to face WalesFly-half Johnny Sexton overcomes a hamstring complaint to feature for Ireland against Wales in the Six Nations.
Mar 10, 14:28
Ireland flanker Tommy O'Donnell hails "fantastic" 19-9 win over EnglandIreland substitute Tommy O'Donnell is happy with his side's 19-9 win over England in Dublin.
Mar 2, 05:43
Team News: Ireland replace Jamie Heaslip with Jordi Murphy for England Six Nations clashIreland make one change as Jordi Murphy comes in for the injured Jamie Heaslip for Sunday's Six Nations clash against England in Dublin.
Feb 27, 15:33
Lewis Moody: 'England need to rattle Ireland's Jonathan Sexton'Lewis Moody believes that 'rattling' Jonathan Sexton will help England to beat rivals Ireland in the Six Nations.
Feb 27, 15:23
George Ford warns England to focus on more than just Jonny SextonIreland have many dangerous players and don't just rely on star man Jonny Sexton, warns England fly-half George Ford.
Feb 23, 03:43
Joe Schmidt relieved after Italy Six Nations winJoe Schmidt says that his Ireland side were difficult to watch during their 26-3 win over Italy.
Feb 7, 18:20
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
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