Rob Kearney of Ireland is tackled by Luca Morisi of Italy and Edoardo Gori of Italy during the RBS Six Nations match between Italy and Ireland at the Stadio Olimpico on February 7, 2015
Ireland's Rob Kearney ruled out of Six Nations clash against Scotland
Ireland confirm that Rob Kearney will not be fit for Saturday's Six Nations clash against Scotland.
Mar 14, 17:07
Ireland player Cian Healy in action during Ireland Captains Run ahead of their opening 2015 Rugby World Cup match against Canada at Millennium Stadium on September 18, 2015
Cian Healy "confident" of picking up first Six Nations win of season
Ireland prop Cian Healy insists that his side are "very confident" of picking up their first win of this year's Six Nations tournament when they host Italy.
Mar 9, 15:42
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Mike Brown not cited over Conor Murray kick
Six Nations officials confirm that Mike Brown will not be cited for kicking Conor Murray during England's win over Ireland.
Feb 29, 14:58
Joe Schmidt, the Ireland head coach looks on during the International match between Ireland and New Zealand All Blacks at the Aviva Stadium on November 24, 2013
Uncapped duo Stuart McCloskey, Josh van der Flier to make Ireland debuts
Ireland select uncapped duo Stuart McCloskey and Josh van der Flier for Saturday's Six Nations clash against England at Twickenham.
Feb 25, 13:46
Ireland captain Paul O' Connell in action during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match against France on October 11, 2015
Paul O'Connell announces retirement
Former Ireland captain Paul O'Connell is forced to retire after failing to overcome a hamstring problem that he sustained at the World Cup.
Feb 9, 10:23
Taulupe TOBY Faletau scores during the Six Nations game between Ireland and Wales on February 7, 2016
Rory Best: 'We will take positives from Wales draw'
Ireland skipper Rory Best admits that he and his side have mixed feelings having let slip a 13-point advantage before eventually drawing 16-16 with Wales in the Six Nations.
Feb 7, 18:15
Rhys Priestland kicks during the Six Nations game between Ireland and Wales on February 7, 2016
Result: Wales come from behind to draw with Ireland
Ireland begin the defence of their Six Nations title with a 16-16 draw with Wales having squandered a 13-point lead.
Feb 7, 16:55
Rory Best passes the ball during the British and Irish Lions training session held at Scotch College on June 27, 2013
Rory Best takes over Ireland captaincy
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt picks Rory Best to captain the team for their Six Nations opener against Wales next month.
Jan 20, 14:54
Andy Farrell, the England backs coach looks on during the England training session held at West Park Leeds Rugby Club on October 23, 2013
Andy Farrell to become Ireland defence coach
Former England assistant Andy Farrell will join the Ireland set-up as defence coach after the Six Nations.
Jan 6, 15:41
Ireland player Cian Healy in action during Ireland Captains Run ahead of their opening 2015 Rugby World Cup match against Canada at Millennium Stadium on September 18, 2015
Ireland prop Cian Healy a doubt for Six Nations opener after knee surgery
Ireland prop Cian Healy emerges as a doubt for the Six Nations opener against Wales having undergone a minor operation on his knee.
Jan 6, 15:37
Mike Ross of Ireland looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and England at the Aviva Stadium on March 1, 2015
Mike Ross to miss Ireland Six Nations opener?
Tighthead prop Mike Ross is a doubt for Ireland's Six Nations opener against Wales on February 7 having sustained a serious hamstring tear.
Dec 22, 18:47
Sean O'Brien of Ireland takes on Matt Evans of Canada during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between Ireland and Canada at the Millennium Stadium on September 19, 2015
Sean O'Brien signs new Irish Rugby Football Union, Leinster deal
Flanker 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
Iain Henderson of Ireland makes a break during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between Ireland and Italy at the Olympic Stadium on October 4, 2015
Iain Henderson to miss Ireland Six Nations campaign?
Iain Henderson faces up to six months on the sidelines with a hamstring injury, according to Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss.
Dec 8, 22:38
Tommy Bowe of Ireland receives treatment for an injury during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Ireland and Argentina at the Millennium Stadium on October 18, 2015
Surgery rules Tommy Bowe out for season
Ulster and Ireland wing Tommy Bowe undergoes knee surgery which rules him out for the rest of the season.
Oct 27, 21:21
Joe Schmidt, the Ireland head coach looks on during the International match between Ireland and New Zealand All Blacks at the Aviva Stadium on November 24, 2013
Joe Schmidt rules out Ireland departure
Joe Schmidt says that he is "absolutely committed" to staying on as Ireland's head coach.
Oct 24, 14:55
Argentina's wing Juan Imhoff (L) celebrates after scoring his team's fourth try during a quarter final match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between Ireland and Argentina at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on October 18, 2015.
Daniel Hourcade: 'Ireland win a dream come true'
Daniel Hourcade hails Argentina's performance as they beat Ireland 43-20 to reach their second Rugby World Cup semi-final.
Oct 18, 21:16
Joe Schmidt, the Ireland head coach looks on during the International match between Ireland and New Zealand All Blacks at the Aviva Stadium on November 24, 2013
Nathan White backs Joe Schmidt to recover from Rugby World Cup exit
Nathan White tips Ireland coach Joe Schmidt to bounce back from Ireland's Rugby World Cup exit at the hands of Argentina.
Oct 18, 19:29
Nicolas Sanchez of Argentina kicks a penalty during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Ireland and Argentina at the Millennium Stadium on October 18, 2015 in Cardiff, United Kingdom.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt praises Argentina, Nicolas Sanchez in particular
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt praises Argentina, and fly-half Nicolas Sanchez in particular, after the Pumas beat his side 43-20 in their World Cup quarter-final.
Oct 18, 18:50
Iain Henderson of Ireland makes a break during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between Ireland and Italy at the Olympic Stadium on October 4, 2015
Iain Henderson: 'Ireland will learn from World Cup heartbreak'
Ireland will learn from their Rugby World Cup disappointment in time for next year's Six Nations, Iain Henderson tells Sports Mole.
Oct 18, 18:22
Chris Henry of Ireland attempts to break through the Argentina defence during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Ireland and Argentina at the Millennium Stadium on October 18, 2015
Chris Henry: "We were beaten by a much better side"
Ireland second-row Chris Henry admits that he found his side's defeat at the hands of Argentina "tough" to take, but says that there can be no complaints.
Oct 18, 18:07