Irish rugby fans will be able to watch the Ireland Under-20s aim for a third place finish at the IRB Junior World Championship when TG4 broadcast Friday's play-off against New Zealand live (kick-off 5.05pm local time/6.05am Irish time).
The Irish language station have served up some thrilling Under-20 rugby action this month, providing live coverage of the Ireland U-20s' three pool matches as well as last Sunday's semi-final showdown with England.
Whatever the result against the Baby Blacks, Mike Ruddock's youngsters will claim Ireland's best ever finish at a Junior World Championship - either third or fourth position.
TG4's line-up for Friday morning includes live coverage from Eden Park of the 3rd/4th place play-off and the Championship final (England v South Africa):
5.55am - 'Rugbai Beo' coverage begins on TG4
6.05am - New Zealand U-20s v Ireland U-20s live from Eden Park, Auckland
8.35am - England U-20s v South Africa U-20s live from Eden Park, Auckland
8.30pm - An hour-long highlights programme covering both matches
Commentary will be provided by Aonghus Ó hEochaidh and Eamonn Molloy, and both matches will be shown also on the TG4 Player(only available in Ireland).
The Irish Rugby Football Union have opened a book of condolence at our offices on 10-12 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, for members of the public wishing to send their support to the Foley family.
Tickets are now on sale for the first ever Women's November International Series to be held in the UCD Bowl. Kids go free with any adult tickets. Ireland will face world champions England, top ranked Canada and the Black Ferns of New Zealand.
Tournament Director Garrett Tubridy sets the scene for an exciting weekend of rugby at UCD where 16 Women's Sevens teams will battle it out at for one qualifying spot for the Rio Olympics. Tickets are available from www.ticketmaster.ie/sevens.
Tadhg Furlong reflects on a disappointing day for Ireland against South Africa. However, he will take positives from his first Test start and be ready to build for the final match of the series in Port Elizabeth.
Paddy Jackson is preparing for Ireland's second Test against South Africa on Saturday (kick-off 5pm local time/4pm Irish time). The Ulster out-half has been checking out Ellis Park in advance of the match.
Nicole Cronin, the inaugural Irish Women's Sevens Player of the Year in 2014, is looking to make an impact on her return to the green jersey at this weekend's Rugby Europe Women's Sevens Grand Prix Series in Kazan, Russia.
The Ireland Women's 15-a-side captain Niamh Briggs was part of the Irish Development team that won the Amsterdam 7s title recently. Next up is the Rugby Europe Grand Prix Series in Kazan, Russia this weekend and then a shot at Olympic Sevens qualification at UCD on June 25-26.