# rugby - Today’s News
The New Zealander will be eager to get himself physically right ahead of his third season at Ulster.
USA play Ireland tomorrow in Paris and a Cork man is involved with their coaching setup.
Former Ireland captains Fergus Slattery and Tom Kiernan will be inducted with ‘Uncle Fester’ over the coming months.
14 of Ireland’s starting 15 against the United States have Grand Slam winners’ medals.
Capped 46 times for the Welsh, Byrne has not appeared for his country since the 2011 World Cup.
# rugby - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
When the prop got there, however, the captains of 11 other countries were hanging around too. Pure awkward.
Friday Night Lights are back and the IRFU has vowed to live-stream more matches.
The former Les Bleus fullback will pare back his role with Biarritz to give more time to the national team.
Mourad Boudjellal has scotched reports that the Heineken Cup champions will move for the Wallabies fullback after the World Cup.
# rugby - Monday 28 July, 2014
Jonny Sexton is not included as he immediately qualifies under ‘The Jonny Sexton Rule’.
# rugby - Friday 25 July, 2014
The weekend’s other semi-final pits Australia’s Waratahs and Brumbies against each other.
The ongoing civil war in Welsh rugby has led to league and cup fixture clashes.
# rugby - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
The memorial is for the late Jock Hunter who was ‘A Proud Munster Man’.
The New Zealand-born player is back in the international fold after four years away from the game.
Ewen McKenzie’s 32-man squad will be led by openside Michael Hooper and face New Zealand first-up.
# rugby - Sunday 20 July, 2014
There may be an investigation back in New Zealand after only one of their five sides made it to the final four.
# rugby - Friday 18 July, 2014
The reigning champions are away to the Brumbies while Jake White’s Sharks face the Highlanders.
# rugby - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
18-year-old Taniela Tupou is in high demand thanks to a viral video of his hat-trick.
The 35-year-old announced his decision on Twitter this morning.
# rugby - Saturday 12 July, 2014
The Waikato Chiefs won away in Auckland to keep their three-in-a-row dreams alive.
# rugby - Friday 11 July, 2014
The scrum-half has won 71 caps for New Zealand and won the World Cup in 2011.
# rugby - Tuesday 8 July, 2014
The winger is determined to follow up on a superb 2013/14 season and is thriving in life away from the rugby field.
# rugby - Sunday 6 July, 2014
Nick Cummins opted for a lucrative move to Japan to support a large family that includes two siblings with cystic fibrosis.
With a 25% growth since the turn of the year, tag rugby is proving to be increasingly popular.
# rugby - Saturday 5 July, 2014
Meanwhile in Super Rugby, Nick Cummins parked his impending Japanese move to inspire Western Force to victory.
# rugby - Friday 4 July, 2014
The prop and fullback are part of Waimate RFC’s league drive in New Zealand.
Former Connacht and Wolfhounds hooker Adrian Flavin suggests Dan McFarland may be another option to replace John Plumtree.
# rugby - Thursday 3 July, 2014
We’re Planking It is taking place at Galwegians RFC this evening and will raise funds for five worthy causes.
# rugby - Monday 30 June, 2014
A county Dublin start-up is helping hyper-competitive sports teams get insights and competitive from a mass of information.
# rugby - Saturday 28 June, 2014
Three tries in 16 minutes had Vern Cotter’s men teetering in Port Elizabeth and the hosts were only warming up.
The Crusaders lost a gritty Super XV encounter in Wellington while the Waratahs dominated an Aussie derby.
The Cook Islands actually led close to the half-hour mark.
Pat Lam’s men will visit Sligo RFC on Sunday afternoon to raise money and awareness of the Donal Parson Trust.
# rugby - Friday 27 June, 2014
The fullback was one of several New Zealand internationals to star in the Highlanders win over Chiefs.
The likes of Sean O’Brien, Peter Robb, Rory Moloney and Ciaran Gaffney will be pressing for senior squad inclusion next season.
# rugby - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
“You get to a point,” the Australian told TheScore.ie, “where you’re running and others are catching up, and passing you.”
The 22-year-old Welsh centre incurred the injury at the World Club 10s.
# rugby - Monday 23 June, 2014
The Wexford native was in fine form for Emerging Ireland during the Nations Cup.
# rugby - Sunday 22 June, 2014
The Munster-bound forward received ample help from his Emerging Ireland team-mates but a super solo burst had them flying.
# rugby - Saturday 21 June, 2014
New Zealand are on course to break the world record for consecutive Test match victories.