The Stevenson Sharks, a Dungannon-based Tag rugby team for children with a learning disability/special needs, have welcomed Ulster and Ireland stars Craig Gilroy and Paddy Jackson on board as club patrons.
Leinster players Leo Auva'a, Andrew Goodman, Darren Hudson and Jack McGrath received a schooling recently as they surprised St. Mary's CSSP, Rathmines with a flash training session to launch the Herald's Leinster Rugby Summer Camps.
Check out our footage of the inaugural Ulster Bank League Awards which took place at Ulster Bank headquarters in Dublin last week. Six club players from across the country were chosen for individual honours, with Lansdowne's Craig Ronaldson a double winner on the night.
The inaugural Ulster Bank League Awards took place in Dublin last Thursday as some of Ireland's finest and most talented club rugby stars were honoured for their achievements in the league this season. Check out our photo gallery from the night.
Minister for Sport Leo Varadkar TD and Ireland captain Jamie Heaslip today launched the GUINNESS Mid-Strength Irish Rugby Gathering which is set to attract hundreds of teams to a one day festival of Sevens, Tag and Touch rugby in Dublin on Saturday, August 17.
Irish Rugby will deliver an estimated 250,000 euro boost to the economy with over 100 teams expected to 'Gather' in University College Dublin on Saturday, August 17 to compete in the GUINNESS Mid-Strength Irish Rugby Gathering, organised by the IRFU and Leinster Rugby.
St. Mary's College RFC celebrated 10 years of Women's Rugby in the Club in 'Grand' style at the weekend with Ireland's Grand Slam Captain Fiona Coghlan and team mate Nora Stapleton in attendance. IRFU Women's Rugby Chairperson, Mary Quinn, was also in attendance for what was a fun filled and proud celebration.
The Amlin Challenge Cup and Heineken Cup finals will dominate the newspaper and website columns during the coming week and ERC, in partnership with the IRFU and Leinster Rugby, will be delivering a grassroots rugby programme that will leave a lifetime of rugby memories for those who take part.
The Irish Rugby Football Union today published a Club Sustainability report, developed after almost two years of consultation and consideration with clubs, which will introduce a series of new regulations aimed at promoting and developing the domestic game at all levels.