# irfu - Today’s News
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# irfu - Wednesday 31 October, 2012
Coach Heyeneke Meyer stopped short of appointing the 22-year-old kicker the starting fly-half spot for the Dublin tie.
The Ireland coach feels the Leinster star could return for the final rounds of the Heineken Cup.
# irfu - Tuesday 30 October, 2012
Just in case you’re not on mid-term too, here’s how it looked.
# irfu - Friday 26 October, 2012
Leinster academy boss Colin McEntee has been entrusted with Irish Rugby’s next generation.
# irfu - Thursday 25 October, 2012
The Leinster centre will continue as skipper according to Declan Kidney. But is it the right decision at this stage?
I feel confused and somewhat scared.
# irfu - Wednesday 24 October, 2012
Rob Kearney will have surgery on a back injury and will miss Ireland’s November internationals, Declan Kidney confirms.
Richardt Strauss, Iain Henderson, Luke Marshall and David Kilcoyne have all been called into Declan Kidney’s squad for the Guinness Series internationals.
# irfu - Tuesday 23 October, 2012
“The number seven position is my home now,” declared the Ulster flanker ahead of the November Series announcement.
# irfu - Thursday 11 October, 2012
The four-year extension of the exclusive Irish right covers TV, radio and online coverage.
# irfu - Wednesday 10 October, 2012
The Cardiff Blues centre, who is studying to be a doctor, may get a fancy mála scoile out of this.
# irfu - Monday 1 October, 2012
Some people call him the space cowboy…
# irfu - Wednesday 26 September, 2012
Note to self: don’t use the ‘R’ word with ROG.
# irfu - Friday 21 September, 2012
Iain Henderson, Dave O’Callaghan and Luke Marshall have been included in the 33-strong squad.
# irfu - Thursday 20 September, 2012
The Ireland coach will show his hand ahead of the November Series when the IRFU announce the chosen ones.
# irfu - Monday 17 September, 2012
The family has issued a statement to say the three Spence men expressed their love for each in their final moments by “trying to help one another”.
# irfu - Friday 14 September, 2012
The former Ireland fullback is intent on making rugby his legacy, not an off-field squabble.
# irfu - Thursday 13 September, 2012
“We are looking to set up a dazzling new European tournament with a fantastic new format, with, we hope, all the best clubs,” the TV chief said today.
# irfu - Saturday 25 August, 2012
With the motion going to Congress in 2013, the GAA President is keen to point out what a successful Rugby World Cup bid would do for the country.
# irfu - Saturday 18 August, 2012
The association have agreed to discuss the issue at congress, a move which allows the IRFU continue its feasibility study.
# irfu - Wednesday 1 August, 2012
‘The Olympics are great but the new rugby season can’t come quick enough,’ according to Tom Fox. Here’s what to expect.
# irfu - Monday 2 July, 2012
# irfu - Monday 25 June, 2012
Ireland will be boosted by the return of the likes of Tommy Bowe and Paul O’Connell but others look to have played their last Test match.
# irfu - Friday 22 June, 2012
The Munster outhalf kicked six penalties to hand Ireland victory over France in Cape Town today.
The Ireland assistant coach spoke to our man in New Zealand Patrick McCarry in advance of tomorrow’s third meeting with the All Blacks.
# irfu - Thursday 21 June, 2012
“The selectors need to build on the knowledge that the All-Blacks were rattled because we attacked them in the right places,” writes Emmet O’Rafferty.
# irfu - Wednesday 20 June, 2012
The fly-half star is suffering from a hamstring problem and will be replaced by Aaron Cruden in Hamilton.
Whether his detractors like it or not, it was he who oversaw this excellent performance, one which almost saw him achieve something which no other Irish coach has managed to do: beat New Zealand.
We caught up for a one-on-one chat with the Munster out-half ahead of his final Test match ever in New Zealand.
With the final Test coming up against the All Blacks on Saturday, we are giving you one last chance to put your queries to the Irish coach and captain.
# irfu - Monday 18 June, 2012
The Ulster lock believes Chris Henry, his provincial colleague, would ‘do the job’ if he is selected to replace Jamie Heaslip in the back row.
# irfu - Sunday 17 June, 2012
The Leinster duo are returning to Ireland after sustaining a fractured finger and calf strain in Saturday’s narrow loss to New Zealand.
# irfu - Friday 15 June, 2012
No more dice rolling for Irish coach Declan Kidney but most supporters would not be averse to a game of stuck in the mud against New Zealand.
# irfu - Thursday 14 June, 2012
“No matter what country you play for, I think you play with a huge amount of pride and we’re not playing for second best this weekend,” said the centre.
# irfu - Wednesday 13 June, 2012
What else would you want to after a comprehensive defeat to the world champions, than play them again on their own turf seven days later?
Declan Kidney and the boys stopped off to take in the city’s earthquake-devastated area earlier today.
# irfu - Friday 8 June, 2012
Hopes are high that Ireland can end a 107 year wait to beat the All Blacks but McCaw, Carter and Woodcock are not ones for rolling over.
# irfu - Thursday 7 June, 2012
The coach that has been consistently maligned for being ultra conservative in his selection policy has only gone and thrown a spanner in the works in New Zealand.
Declan Kidney has thrown convention to the wind as he shakes up the Ireland backline and hands out two new caps.
# irfu - Wednesday 6 June, 2012
What do you do when you have just won a World Cup? Ma’a went to Japan while Sonny Bill won a heavyweight boxing championship.