Ireland scrapped to a 23 – 10 win against Georgia in the Autumn Nations Cup at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Billy Burns and Hugo Keenan both crossed, either side of a try…Continue readingAutumn Nations Cup: Ireland 23 Georgia 10
The teams are up for the final Pool A match in the Nations Cup featuring Ireland and Georgia. The match, at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, kicks off a 14:00 on Sunday evening, 29th November…Continue readingAutumn Nations Cup: Teams up for Ireland v Georgia.
The Nations Cup progressed yesterday afternoon with England producing a dominant performance against Ireland at Twickenham. The lack of atmosphere gave the occasion the feel of a trials match and the teams responded accordingly.…Continue readingAutumn Nations Cup: England 18 Ireland 7
The second round of the Autumn Nations Cup takes place this weekend after a fairly sedate start last week. You can catch up with the fixtures, results and our associated coverage here and there…Continue readingAutumn Nations Cup: Teams up for England v Ireland.
Ireland kicked off their Nations Cup campaign with a convincing win against Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Friday evening. Neither side created much, in a drab match, but Ireland managed to get over…Continue readingAutumn Nations Cup: Ireland 32 Wales 9
It’s a crazy old world at the minute and the unique circumstances, we find ourselves in, have seen the formation of the Autumn Nations Cup as an extension of the, only just completed, Six…Continue readingAutumn Nations Cup: Teams up for Ireland v Wales
Having omitted John Cooney from his international squad for the final 2020 Six Nations matches, many thought the scrum half had done enough to force his way back into Andy Farrell’s plans for the…Continue readingJohn Cooney left out of Irish squad… again
France dashed any hopes Ireland had securing the Six Nations Championship. The home side produced a dominant second half to take the game, for Ireland, it was a performance littered with mistakes. France’s efforts…Continue readingSix Nations: France 35 Ireland 27
Ireland overpowered Italy to record a bonus point win and take control of the Six Nations, setting up a Super Saturday finish next weekend in this prolonged competition. Sat 31st Oct RD5 Wales Scotland…Continue readingSix Nations: Ireland 50 Italy 17
The teams have been announced for Saturdays rescheduled 2020 Six Nations match between Ireland and Italy. The match will be played behind closed doors at the Aviva Stadium but it will be broadcast live…Continue readingIreland Men: Teams up for Ireland v Italy
Ulster win their first away game of the season as they triumph three tries to nil over the Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium. Jacob Stockdale, Marcell Coetzee and John Cooney were on the scoresheet…Continue readingPRO14: Ospreys 12 Ulster 24
Marcus Rea will make his first start for Ulster while his brother, Matthew, is set to make his 50th Ulster appearance as Dan McFarland makes four changes for the trip to Swansea. Alan O’Connor…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Ospreys v Ulster
Ulster open their PRO14 campaign with an entertaining bonus point win at home to Benetton Rugby on Friday night. James Hume, Stewart Moore, Michael Lowry, Marcell Coetzee and Adam McBurney were on the scoresheet…Continue readingPRO14: Ulster 35 Benetton 24
In the absence of Stuart McCloskey, Luke Marshall and Will Addison, Stewart Moore will make his first start for the senior side in the opening match of the new season against Benetton tonight. Michael…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Ulster v Benetton
It’s been over a year since Ulster began their 2019-2020 season and a 36-8 defeat to Toulouse in the Heineken Champions Cup quarter final ended the campaign, leaving Dan McFarland just two weeks to…Continue readingUlster Rugby: Who Did What 2019-20
A valiant effort from Ulster was not enough to win the province a first trophy in 14 years as they slipped to a 28-5 defeat in the final of the PRO14 to perennial victors,…Continue readingPRO14: Leinster 27 Ulster 5
An 80th minute penalty from Ian Madigan sent Ulster through to the Guinness PRO14 final for the first time since 2013. In true Ulster fashion, they made hard work of it against an Edinburgh…Continue readingPRO14: Edinburgh 19 Ulster 22
The teams are out for Ulster’s crunch Guinness PRO14 semi final match against Edinburgh. Ulster are boosted by the inclusions of Jacob Stockdale, Alan O’Connor, Stuart McCloskey and Jordi Murphy who were doubts after…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Edinburgh v Ulster
Ulster’s first game back was not a good one as they fell to a five point defeat at the hands of a well drilled Connacht side, leaving Dan McFarland questioning the mindset of his…Continue readingPRO14: Connacht 26 Ulster 21
Dan McFarland’s first team sheet after lockdown sees Ulster go fully loaded against Andy Friend’s Connacht. Billy Burns captains the side from out half while the only absentees from the pack are Iain Henderson…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Connacht v Ulster
It’s the contest that the vast majority of Irish rugby fans look forward to the most each and every year and the one that we have the most pride in our nation’s performances. Three…Continue readingCan Ireland Win The Six Nations?
After a hard fought but not entirely convincing win in round one of the Six Nations against Scotland, Andy Farrell has made two changes to the starting team to take on Wales at the…Continue readingMen Six Nations: Teams up for Ireland v Wales
On a night that had the potential to be a banana skin with a fully loaded* Munster side travelling up to Kingspan Stadium, Ulster dispatched Johann Van Graan’s men with ease to maintain a…Continue readingPRO14: Ulster 38 Munster 17
Joe Schmidt has announced his Ireland team that will travel to Japan in search of that maiden semi final match. Three Ulstermen, Rory Best, Jacob Stockdale and Iain Henderson have made the 31-man squad…Continue readingRWC2019: Three Ulstermen in Ireland squad for Japan 2019