We take a look back at some of the big moments for Irish Rugby in 2014, a year which included Six Nations and Nations Cup success, fourth place World Cup finishes for the Ireland Women and Under-20s and a memorable send-off for the great Brian O'Driscoll.
Old Belvedere backed up their stunning form from throughout this season to seal the Women's All-Ireland League Division 1 title in a fast-paced final against an extremely dogged Blackrock, writes Kate Rowan.
Old Belvedere are the Women's All-Ireland League Division 1 champions for the second year running, following their four-try 26-5 win over Blackrock in Saturday's final at Donnybrook. Check out our match photo gallery.
Cooke took the spoils in the Women's All-Ireland League Division 2 final on Donnybrook's back pitch today, running out 47-0 winners over a gallant Carlow side. Check out some pics from the match and trophy presentation.
The Women's All-Ireland League Division 1 title will be staying in Dublin after current holders Old Belvedere fended off UL Bohemians and Blackrock saw off a dogged Galwegians in today's semi-finals, writes Kate Rowan.
The final weekend of the Women's All-Ireland League Division 1 action brought joy for Galwegians as their win over Blackrock pushed them up into third spot in the table, sealing a play-off place. Kate Rowan reviews the final round matches.
Blackrock's Stradbrook pitches had been invaded by Wallabies as the Australian men's squad trained there ahead of their Test against Ireland. Today, however, it was back to business as usual, as Blackrock hosted Railway Union in a feisty Women's All-Ireland League encounter. Kate Rowan rounds up the Division 1 action.
The world's top male and female players participated in the inaugural Rugby Athletes' Commission (RAC) meeting on Sunday, kicking off a busy programme of key meetings around the 2014 World Rugby Conference and Exhibition in London.