Ireland Rugby

Smal will stay on for the forwards…

Months of speculation is now over, Gert Smal will not be taking the job as Springboks’ head coach, and will remain part of the Irish management team. Smal was the overwhelming favourite to succeed Pieter de Villiers but he is intent on seeing out his contract with Ireland which expires at the end of the… Read more »

Who’ll replace O’Driscoll ?

Adrian O’Farrell takes a fascinating look at who might fill the number 13 jersey for the 2012 Six Nations championship. Read the article here…

Fixtures confirmed for NZ

Ireland’s three match tour of New Zealand in June 2012 has had it’s fixtures confirmed. Ireland will be the first team to play the newly-crowned champions when they kick off the series at Eden Park on June 9th. A week later they will bring international rugby back to Christchurch at the redeveloped Rugby League Park… Read more »