Leinster head coach Matt O'Connor confirmed today at a press conference that back rower Sean O'Brien would be out for the next 'five or six months' due to a second reconstruction on the same shoulder that saw him miss last year's RBS 6 Nations Championship.
Canterbury and the IRFU have today unveiled the new Ireland home and alternate playing kits which will be worn for the first time during the GUINNESS Series in November when Ireland take on South Africa, Georgia and Australia.
The IRFU, in partnership with official kit supplier Canterbury, aim to significantly increase its online sales of official IRFU merchandise through a brand new webshop which is fully integrated into IrishRugby.ie - the union's official website.
The Ireland squad got their first taste of the new Canterbury training kit with new sponsor Three on board. Check out the gear as Cian Healy, Tommy Bowe and Devin Toner give us their thoughts and register for updates on shop.irishrugby.ie.
Tickets for the 2014 GUINNESS Series matches against South Africa, Georgia and Australia go on sale at 10am on Tuesday, June 3. Irish Rugby Supporters Club members will have a 48 hour 'First Pick' priority window of tickets and packages including access the always popular Supporters Club MatchDay Event for Ireland v Georgia.
The Irish Rugby Football Union today announced ticket prices for the 2014 GUINNESS Series and a priority window for Supporters Club members will open on Tuesday, June 3. Tickets will go on general sale on Thursday, June 5.
Ireland will take on South Africa, Australia and Georgia at the Aviva Stadium during the GUINNESS Series in November this year. Rugby club members can pre-order tickets through their clubs now, while Irish Rugby Supporters Club members will have a priority sale in June.