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.
Ulster were crowned IRFU Under-20 Interprovincial champions for 2014/15 after a 17-12 triumph away to Munster on Friday - their third win of the series. Meanwhile, Connacht and Leinster scored 14 tries in a free-flowing final encounter at the Sportsground.
You've finished training but what should you eat to help your body to recover? Getting the balance right is all important so check out #Eat2Compete and download the factsheets on www.irishrugby.ie/eat2compete.
Eating the right food is only one part of nutrition for young players. Hydration is a key element. How much? How often? Check out our #Eat2Compete guide to hydration and download the factsheets from www.irishrugby.ie/eat2compete.
The Ireland Under-18 Girls squad came away from last weekend's inaugural FIRA/AER Under-18 European Sevens Championship as Plate winners (fifth place overall). They won four of their six games in Enkoping, Sweden.
Ireland ran in 11 tries in all on Sunday as they overcame Italy and Portugal on the way to winning the Plate title at the inaugural FIRA/AER Under-18 European Girls Sevens Championship in Enkoping, Sweden.
Simple tips for young players to keep healthy throughout the season - 'Eat Well, Stay Well, Play Well' - it will benefit you on and off the field. For more check out #Eat2Compete or www.irishrugby.ie/eat2compete
The 2014/15 IRFU Under-20 Interprovincial Championship is set to go down to the wire next weekend, with unbeaten Ulster currently out in front and Leinster and Connacht - with one win apiece - snapping at their heels.
After receiving a number of queries in recent weeks, the IRFU today advises all fans, club members and officials intending to travel to the 2015 Rugby World Cup that they must create an account directly with Rugby World Cup 2015 to participate in the public ticket sale which takes place from September 12 to 29, 2014.
Ulster and Leinster are the early front runners in the IRFU Under-20 Interprovincial Championship having recorded bonus point victories over Connacht and Munster respectively in Friday's opening round.
The new rugby season is upon us and 'In Touch' - the digital magazine of Irish rugby - returns with some great exclusive content. We have a province-by-province guide to the PRO12, interviews with Ulster captain Rory Best and Connacht CEO Willie Ruane and we also catch up with retiring Ireland Women's captain Fiona Coghlan.