# irfu - Monday 29 April, 2013
A new era in Irish rugby starts here.
The New Zealander was officially confirmed to the new role by the IRFU today.
# irfu - Sunday 28 April, 2013
The Leinster coach has now set three deadlines but he is being made to wait.
# irfu - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
The GAA’s Congress carried a motion last month to allow the use of its grounds for a potential bid.
# irfu - Tuesday 23 April, 2013
The former Ireland star described how he was called by the IRFU “out of the blue”.
# irfu - Monday 22 April, 2013
The former Ireland captain is sitting on the interview panel to decide Declan Kidney’s successor.
# irfu - Friday 19 April, 2013
The Leinster boss said he had a ‘really good chat’ with union officials.
And 5 other things we learned from his latest Lions Q and A.
The World Cup-winning coach has turned down the opportunity to be interviewed by the IRFU.
# irfu - Thursday 18 April, 2013
The Australian media claim that both coaches have had video conferences with the IRFU.
# irfu - Monday 15 April, 2013
The Leinster chief hinted he’s interested in talking to Irish rugby chiefs.
# irfu - Sunday 14 April, 2013
The New Zealander looks set to meet Irish rugby bosses in the coming days.
# irfu - Tuesday 9 April, 2013
The Englishman has won 11 trophies in 12 years with Wasps and Wales.
# irfu - Wednesday 3 April, 2013
The former Leinster and Ireland hooker believes Conor O’Shea and Mark McCall would be reluctant to take the head coach job.
The CEO of the IRFU also said they had hired “professional consultants” to help them in their search for a new coach.
# irfu - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
The three line-ups he named for the Tests against the All Blacks summed up the Corkman’s tenure.
From the heady days of 2009 to this year’s turgid campaign, Kidney’s term in charge of Ireland has been a rollercoaster ride.
Ireland are in the hunt for a new head coach after this afternoon’s announcement.
# irfu - Thursday 28 March, 2013
The Leinster centre will see out his three-week suspension for a stamp on Italy’s Simone Favaro.
# irfu - Wednesday 27 March, 2013
The chief executives of the IRFU said that there wasn’t a “sponsorship white knight out there waiting in the wings to fill the chasm”, should legislation be enacted.
Representatives from three of the country’s most prominent sports bodies will discuss banning alcohol sponsorship today.
# irfu - Saturday 23 March, 2013
Motion three at the second day of Congress was passed with 93% of votes in favour.
# irfu - Thursday 21 March, 2013
# irfu - Wednesday 20 March, 2013
After almost five years at the helm, the Cork native may have coached his last Ireland game.
# irfu - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
McKenzie is to quit his job as Queensland Reds coaching director “to pursue new coaching challenges.”
# irfu - Saturday 9 March, 2013
The Cork native will be hoping for a resounding win over France to allow him some breathing room.
# irfu - Thursday 7 March, 2013
The young Ulster centre says Philippe Saint-Andre’s men will be ‘wounded and hurting’ as they hunt for their first points of this year’s tournament.
# irfu - Monday 4 March, 2013
The country’s most capped player may have donned the green jersey for the last time after being dropped for the Six Nations meeting with France.
# irfu - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
There was a whole lot to talk about.
“No one cracks it at the first three or four games as captain. You constantly get better the more you do it, and I have absolutely no concerns about him.”
# irfu - Saturday 23 February, 2013
The Irish team travelled to Scotland where they prevailed in almost perfect conditions.
# irfu - Monday 18 February, 2013
The Ulster flanker will need surgery on a knee injury sustained last Friday night.
The Ulster and Ireland star is the focus of a new sports science programme.
Haters gonna hate, Deccie.
# irfu - Thursday 14 February, 2013
Team manager Mick Kearney confirmed the injury news at a press briefing this afternoon.
# irfu - Friday 8 February, 2013
Should you tell them or shall we?
# irfu - Tuesday 5 February, 2013
# irfu - Sunday 3 February, 2013
“To come away with a win from the Millennium Stadium, I’m absolutely chuffed to bits.”