# irfu - Today’s News
# irfu - Wednesday 15 January, 2014
Ireland take on Italy in an Aviva Stadium double-header on 8 March.
# irfu - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
The International Rugby Board says it ‘supports the commitment’ of the Six Nations member unions.
# irfu - Saturday 4 January, 2014
‘It is yet to be explained why bringing an additional £12m into the game is not in the best interests of Welsh rugby.’
# irfu - Monday 30 December, 2013
Another stray tweet caused an online stir at the weekend but Leinster are determined to keep their No.8.
# irfu - Sunday 29 December, 2013
The RTÉ rugby pundit feels the IRFU could get two quality players in for the Kildare man’s current wages.
# irfu - Saturday 28 December, 2013
A survey carried out by IRUPA also revealed that one in five players have been concussed between four and five times.
# irfu - Tuesday 24 December, 2013
The Kiwi head coach must make international rugby a truly unique experience for players, supporters and coaches.
# irfu - Thursday 19 December, 2013
The Galway flanker will remain with the province until 2016.
# irfu - Tuesday 17 December, 2013
The Ireland and Lions hooker has signed up to play at Ravenhill until 2016.
# irfu - Sunday 15 December, 2013
The Nenagh native will be charging into rucks in a red shirt until the summer of 2017 at least.
# irfu - Thursday 12 December, 2013
‘Penney is halfway through a pretty thorough rebuilding job and is trying to establish a new playing identity around which Munster can build a sustainable future.’
# irfu - Tuesday 10 December, 2013
The IRFU launched new concussion guidelines for the amateur game but Dr Rod McLoughlin has strong views on the professional game.
# irfu - Monday 9 December, 2013
Dr Rod McLoughlin believes there needs to be a culture change to remove inappropriate pressure on concussed players.
# irfu - Thursday 5 December, 2013
Ireland could be set to play New Zealand again.
# irfu - Friday 29 November, 2013
The Ireland out-half will be putting his feet up this weekend in Paris.
With the English seemingly set to come on board, all looks rosy for the ERC but this battle will resume next year.
# irfu - Friday 22 November, 2013
We take a look at some of the potential candidates for Ireland to put forward as host stadia.
The LNR has not yet committed to playing in the ERC-run tournament next season.
# irfu - Thursday 21 November, 2013
Where should the games be played if Ireland end up hosting the event in 10 years time?
“If we wanted to, we could have killed it, but we wanted to put the country first,” says GAA President Liam O’Neill.
# irfu - Tuesday 19 November, 2013
Some estimates claim that Ireland could benefit economically to the tune of €800 million if it hosts the Rugby World Cup in 2023.
# irfu - Monday 18 November, 2013
Minister for Sport Leo Varadkar is expected to announce plans for a formal bid later today.
# irfu - Monday 11 November, 2013
Pierre Camou, the president of the FFR, apparently held a meeting with representatives of the Top 14 sides last week.
# irfu - Wednesday 6 November, 2013
The second game of the autumn schedule joins the New Zealand fixture in selling out.
# irfu - Monday 4 November, 2013
Tickets for the All Blacks match are sold out with just 4,000 left for the Wallabies game.
# irfu - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
Hundreds of young rugby supporters had a mid-term treat to remember this afternoon.
# irfu - Monday 28 October, 2013
The IRFU’s Performance Nutritionist, Ruth Wood-Martin, joined us to explain her concerns over supplementation.
# irfu - Sunday 27 October, 2013
The Ireland and Lions bagman released his book this week.
# irfu - Thursday 24 October, 2013
The Ireland international tight head prop gives an insight into how the law changes at scrum time have impacted.
# irfu - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
Bags, balls and, of course, a boombox.
The IRFU has announced that the Aviva Stadium is a sell-out for the visit of New Zealand.
# irfu - Thursday 26 September, 2013
All four nations involved in the Pro12 have today backed the existing structure.
# irfu - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
The 47-year-old will hang up his whistle after one more year.
# irfu - Friday 20 September, 2013
Philip Browne says that the Heineken Cup situation has been coming since 1995.
# irfu - Thursday 22 August, 2013
The ex-head coach of Ireland’s senior rugby team has been handed the position ahead of the upcoming academic year.
# irfu - Thursday 1 August, 2013
Ireland’s new forwards coach expects to have some help with the set-piece.
# irfu - Wednesday 31 July, 2013
The arrival of the former Natal Sharks coach means there will be no place for Anthony Foley.
# irfu - Tuesday 30 July, 2013
The Ireland No 10 was unveiled to the French media in Paris today. And he’s raring to go.
# irfu - Tuesday 23 July, 2013
However, anti-doping controls have increased at each of provincial, under 20 and academy levels of the game.
# irfu - Friday 19 July, 2013
The union say the large surplus is down to a ‘once off’ €11.5 million.