50 IRFU referees gathered in the UL Arena recently for their annual conference. Referee Development Manager Peter Fitzgibbon talks us through the fitness tests and law updates as the referees prepare for the new season.
The Ulster Bank League fixtures for the 2016/17 season have been announced. Reigning champions Clontarf will kick off with a repeat of last season's semi-final when they travel to UCD on the first weekend of the league.
Teams from Volkswagen Tag venues in each of the four provinces contested each grade's respective trophy on a day basking in sunshine, with tunes pumping and the BBQ sizzling for the biggest championships yet.