Samoa join Ireland in World Cup Pool A

20:25 | 14/7/18

Samoa beat Germany in the Oceania/Europe play-off to join top-seeds Ireland and complete the five countries in Pool A for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.


Fainga’a to join Connacht

14:44 | 11/7/18

Connacht have announced the signing of Colby Fainga’a from Australian Super Rugby side the Melbourne Rebels.


Pivac to succeed Gatland

13:48 | 9/7/18

Wayne Pivac is to succeed Warren Gatland as Wales head coach after the 2019 Rugby World Cup.


Interim Ulster role for Easterby

10:23 | 3/7/18

Ireland coach Simon Easterby is to provide coaching support at Ulster until the arrival of new head coach Dan McFarland.


One-match ban for Folau

12:04 | 27/6/18

Australia full-back Israel Folau has been banned for one match for making contract in the air with Ireland captain Peter O'Mahony in Saturday's third Test in Sy...