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# IRFU

This week
19th May 2024 - 25th May 2024
IRFU confirms change to central contracting model
In The Lab: After injury pain, a new baby, and a five-year break, Ashleigh Orchard dreams of Paris
In The Lab: After injury pain, a new baby, and a five-year break, Ashleigh Orchard dreams of Paris
This month
May 2024
Ireland confirm special Test match with Australia in Belfast
Last month
April 2024
National deals, PONIs, and Irish rugby's contracting
The IRFU could make a tweak to the national contracts system as early as next season.
Hansen: Central contracts 'the only way Irish rugby is going to get stronger'
Ireland co-captain Sam Monaghan absent for Six Nations clash with England
Ireland co-captain Sam Monaghan absent for Six Nations clash with England
This year
2024
Ulster CEO Jonny Petrie leaves job by 'mutual consent'
'We needed to remember what it felt like to win' - Ireland seek Six Nations redemption
Dorothy Wall says winning the WXV3 was crucial in helping Ireland heal from last year’s Six Nations wooden spoon finish.
Ireland retain Six Nations title on nervy night that ends in glory
Ireland begin with Friday night All Blacks tie as Autumn internationals announced
Sport Ireland ‘doesn’t have jurisdiction’ to introduce drug testing to schools’ rugby
O'Mahony named new Ireland captain as Farrell names 34-man squad
Last year
2023
Edogbo and Zebo start for Munster, while Leinster name Harry Byrne at 10 for Christmas derby
IRFU open to B&I League chat as end of Nucifora era looms
IRFU undertakes review of World Cup campaign that cost €10 million
Combined Provinces series allows IRFU to assess talent but disrupts AIL
Ireland link with Portugal builds on renewal of layer of international rugby
Former Irish rugby international David Humphreys to become new IRFU Performance Director
David Humphreys to succeed David Nucifora as IRFU Performance Director
IRFU and Vodafone extend sponsorship deal to 2028
IRFU extend deal with Canterbury for another four years
IRFU aim to meet 40% gender balance target on committee by end of year
No head coach and now no captain, Ireland's rebuild takes another hit
Captain Nichola Fryday confirms Ireland retirement at just 28
Ireland Men's Sevens team qualify for 2024 Olympics after winning European Games Final
Ireland Men's Sevens team qualify for 2024 Olympics after winning European Games Final
IRFU to reduce tackle height from next season as part of World Rugby trial
IRFU to reduce tackle height from next season as part of World Rugby trial
'Give us time' - IRFU asks for patience with Irish women's rugby
'It’s certainly not a case that Cliodhna Moloney is being silenced by the IRFU'
IRFU announce Greg McWilliams' exit as Ireland Women's head coach
IRFU announce Greg McWilliams' exit as Ireland Women's head coach
'The manner of it wasn't appropriate' - IRFU on flyer protest before Ireland v England
'The manner of it wasn't appropriate' - IRFU on flyer protest before Ireland v England
Leinster duo Ryan and Van der Flier sign IRFU contract extensions
Leinster duo Ryan and Van der Flier sign IRFU contract extensions
Munster man Earls returns as time runs down in bid for World Cup places
'You never want to see that' - Ireland rally around Dane after brain haemorrhage