Ireland Rugby

French to boycott Heineken Cup?!?

The conflict between England’s RFU and Premiership clubs has boiled over, the French national league (LNR) said. An internal dispute between the English game’s governing body and the Premiership had led to uncertainty over the future of the competitions and it therefore had decided to pull out French clubs. LNR president Serge Blanco said the… Read more »

Over Six Times the Price for Six Nations!

Ireland’s historic temporary move to Croke Park have started an internet bidding frenzy for tickets at the new temporary home, with some fans willing to pay up to eight times the original price!! Six terrace tickets for the Ireland/England clash on Saturday, February 24, have already been bought on eBay for the asking price of… Read more »

Munster’s Heineken Success Tops Poll!

IrishRugby.ie users have voted Munster’s Heineken Cup success as their favourite Irish rugby memory from last year. Munster’s European odyssey unsurprisingly captured the hearts of Irish Rugby fans with the 23-19 final win over Biarritz in May being the unanimous first choice, gaining some 55% of the vote. The Triple Crown came in second (with… Read more »

Ruffling Ireland Fans!

Stephen Jones (The Times Rugby Correspondent) has ruffled feathers with Ireland fans, calling the back row “unbalanced” and the lineout “undermanned”. Leading to calls from fans that despite his Welsh background, he is in fact an “incorrigible England fan”. He goes on to claim that the major rugby nations are terrified of England’s forward power… Read more »

Another O’Sullivan in charge of Ireland

The Ireland Women’s team have taken a lesson from their male counterparts by hiring a head coach who hails from Cork by the name of O’Sullivan! Cobh man John O’Sullivan will be hoping to have as much success as his namesake Eddie, having officially been appointed as coach to the girls in green on Wednesday…. Read more »