Winger Stephen Fitzgerald scored a try in each half as the Ireland Under-20s overcame Scotland to claim seventh spot at the World Rugby U-20 Championship. Check out some photos from Saturday's clash in Viadana.
The Ireland Under-20s finished their season with a third World Rugby U-20 Championship win, beating Six Nations rivals Scotland 17-9 in a well-contested 7th-8th place play-off in Viadana. The result saw Nigel Carolan's side follow up on their 24-20 pool triumph over the Scots.
The Ireland Under-20s face a shootout with Scotland for seventh place at the World Rugby U-20 Championship in Viadana. A third win in five games would see Nigel Carolan's charges end the tournament on a high.
Fast-starting Wales got the better of the Ireland Under-20s in last night's World Rugby U-20 Championship play-off encounter in Viadana. Check out the video highlights courtesy of the Welsh Rugby Union.
Second half tries from Ciaran Gaffney and Charlie Rock were not enough as the Ireland Under-20s were beaten 22-12 by Wales in the World Rugby U-20 Championship. Check out our photo gallery from the 5th-8th place play-off in Viadana.
Conor Murray and Tommy Bowe speak to Irish Rugby TV about their Rugby World Cup preparations and thank the thousands of supporters who came out to see the players at the open training session at the Sportsground.
Ireland captain Paul O'Connell gives his verdict on the team's new Rugby World Cup jersey and talks about his move to French club Toulon. Ireland's RWC 2015 range is available to pre-order now from http://shop.irishrugby.ie.
Anthony Eddy, IRFU Director of Rugby Sevens, talks about the target of a top three finish for both the Ireland Men and Women in Lisbon this weekend, as they continue on their quests for Olympic qualification.
Tom Daly, who recently captained the Ireland Men's Sevens team to the European Division C and B titles, is looking forward to playing in this weekend's Rugby Europe Olympic Repechage tournament in Lisbon, Portugal.
Ireland will host the 'Women's Sevens Dublin' at UCD on Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23. Tournament director Garrett Tubridy and Ireland stars Lucy Mulhall, Jenny Murphy and Louise Galvin speak about their excitement ahead of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series qualifier.
Coach Allen Clarke and stand-in captain Billy Holland answer questions from the media following Emerging Ireland's 45-12 victory over Georgia in the final round of their successful Tbilisi Cup campaign.
Emerging Ireland coach Allen Clarke speaks about his side's five-try 33-7 win over Uruguay in the Tbilisi Cup and the first half injury to captain Rhys Ruddock. They wrap up the tournament against hosts Georgia on Sunday.
Speaking about the floods that occurred following the Tbilisi Cup's first round, Emerging Ireland team manager Joey Miles said: "A natural event like that, a tragedy like that puts the game of rugby into perspective. We express our regrets to the Georgian people and the Georgian Union for the terrible tragedy that they had."
Leinster and Ireland prop Martin Moore gives his support to the IRFU Charitable Trust's Corporate Patron Scheme, and Mick Quinn explains the benefits for companies getting involved. For further information, please contact Linda Black of the Charitable Trust - telephone (01) 6473866 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org / http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/34728.php.
David O'Reilly from the IRFU Charitable Trust's Corporate Patrons Committee speaks about the new scheme which provides businesses with unique networking opportunities and provides a platform for companies to effectively activate their CSR programmes. For further information, please contact Linda Black of the Charitable Trust - telephone (01) 6473866 or email: email@example.com / http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/34728.php.
We spoke to Leinster and Ireland winger Dave Kearney after the Captain's Run at Thomond Park as he prepares to take on some familiar faces and some well-capped stars when the Ireland XV play the Barbarians.
Leinster prop Tadhg Furlong is one of two uncapped players in the Ireland XV starting team to play the Barbarians. We caught up with the young prop at Thomond Park as he prepares to pull on the green jersey.
Jamie Heaslip will captain the Ireland XV against the Barbarians at Thomond Park on Thursday. He spoke to Irish Rugby TV about facing the star-studded visitors and the battle he is relishing with his Leinster colleague Shane Jennings, who captains the Baa Baas.