Coverage of the International Rugby Union Friendlies clash between Ireland and Japan.
Ireland to host autumn internationals against Japan, New Zealand and ArgentinaIreland will face the All Blacks four times in the 2021-22 season.
Jul 12, 12:46
Andy Farrell names four uncapped Ulster players to face USAHead coach Andy Farrell has also included four uncapped players among the replacements.
Jul 8, 14:12
Ireland release Chris Farrell, Jordan Larmour and Peter O'Mahony from squadHead coach Andy Chris Farrell has retained a 35-man group for the USA's visit to Dublin.
Jul 5, 14:28
Andy Farrell pays tribute to "dynamic" Japan after Ireland winAndy Farrell's side were lacklustre in the first half at the Aviva Stadium in front of 3,000 spectators.
Jul 3, 17:50
Result: Ireland edge out Japan as fans return to Aviva StadiumIreland were missing players on Lions duty, while other senior players were rested.
Jul 3, 16:38
James Ryan cleared to lead Ireland against JapanThe second row was tipped to replace the injured Alun Wyn Jones with the Lions.
Jul 1, 19:28
James Ryan available to lead Ireland against JapanThe Leinster lock will take the armband in the absence of Johnny Sexton.
Jul 1, 14:58
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
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones ruled out of South Africa tourThe skipper suffered an injury during the Test match against Japan.
Jun 26, 17:58
Alun Wyn Jones: 'Time for players to step up after tour uncertainty'The Lions take on Japan at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Jun 25, 23:16
Five talking points ahead of the British and Irish Lions' clash with JapanThe match will take place at Murrayfield in front of a crowd of 16,500.
Jun 25, 13:35
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
Zander Fagerson to miss Lions' clash with Japan due to injuryThe injured duo leave Duhan Van Der Merwe and Rory Sutherland as the two remaining Scotland internationals in the starting line-up.
Jun 24, 10:45
Robert Baloucoune reflects on "weird journey" to Ireland debutThe 23-year-old is among 12 uncapped players in Andy Farrell's squad.
Jun 23, 17:08
Hamish Watson ruled out of Japan clash due to concussionJustin Tipuric fills the vacancy at openside for Saturday's match.
Jun 23, 15:26
Four Scotland internationals to start for Lions against JapanWing Duhan Van Der Merwe, props Rory Sutherland and Zander Fagerson and flanker Hamish Watson will make their Lions debuts.
Jun 22, 11:25
Saracens players lead Lions reinforcements ahead of Japan clashAll but Exeter's four-strong detachment are present at the squad's training camp in Jersey.
Jun 21, 14:41
Ireland recall Caelan Doris and Joey Carbery for summer TestsJames Ryan will captain the 37-man group in the absence of veteran fly-half Johnny Sexton.
Jun 14, 13:00
British and Irish Lions squad receive first coronavirus vaccinationsPlayers visited a site in London on Wednesday to be given the Pfizer jab.
May 26, 17:15
Crowd of 16,500 to watch British and Irish Lions clash with JapanIt will be the first time fans have been allowed into Murrayfield for an international match since March last year.
May 19, 11:27
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