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).
A youthful Ireland Men's Sevens squad finished fourth in the Dubai Sevens International Invitational tournament over the weekend, losing out to the more experienced Royals and Tribe teams in two tight knockout matches.
The Ireland Women made a big statement on day 2 of the Dubai Sevens tournament, winning the Challenge Trophy after overcoming the USA and Spain - two teams that finished well ahead of them in last season's HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt praised the squad's 'immense character' following the 27-24 GUINNESS Series success against Australia. Meanwhile, captain Rory Best reflects on 'an emotional day' as he made his 100th appearance for his country.
Irish Rugby TV brings you a behind the scenes look at Ireland's final GUINNESS Series game against Australia. Joe Schmidt's men marked captain Rory Best's 100th cap with a superb 27-24 victory over the Wallabies.
Saturday's GUINNESS Series clash with Australia marks Michael Kearney's last game as Ireland team manager. We spoke to him about five memorable years in the role. Watch out for a couple of special cameos!
Dick Spring, Chairman of Ireland's RWC 2023 Bid Oversight Board, and Bid Ambassador Brian O'Driscoll speak about their excitement at officially launching Ireland's bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023. #Ireland2023
We're ready to create something legendary. A showcase for rugby nations old and new. A tournament that will grow the game globally, promote the values, spirit and ethos of rugby and will capture the world's imagination. #Ireland2023 - Liam Neeson gives voice to Ireland's bid to host Rugby World Cup 2023.
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.