Munster Rugby and the IRFU can confirm that Munster head coach Anthony Foley has accepted a one-year contract extension and that the province are looking to appoint a director of rugby for the 2016/17 season.
The IRFU and Leinster Rugby are pleased to announce that Cian Healy has signed a new three-year contract with the IRFU which will see him remain in Ireland up until the end of the Rugby World Cup in 2019.
The Irish Rugby Football Union today announced that Robbie Henshaw will see out the remainder of his contract with Connacht before joining Leinster on a three-year deal which will run from July 2016 until after the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Ulster have been boosted by the news that Stuart Olding, widely considered as one of the biggest talents in Irish rugby, has signed a contract extension that will keep him at Kingspan Stadium until the summer of 2019.
Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has this afternoon confirmed that 17 players have signed new IRFU contracts with the province for 2016/17 and beyond, while a further two players have been added to the Leinster squad.
As the RBS 6 Nations takes centre stage in the coming weeks, fans of the elite European club game will be able to look forward to even more world class action in April when the European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-finals get underway.