To celebrate Vodafone Ireland's inaugural year as the new official sponsors of the Irish Rugby team, Ireland's leading total communications provider has teamed up with former Ireland stars Donncha O'Callaghan and Eoin Reddan to launch the Vodafone #TeamOfUs Shirt Swap.
IRFU international referees John Lacey and George Clancy will referee Test matches in Scotland and Italy next month, while France's Mathieu Raynal and Jerome Garces and South Africa's Marius van der Westhuizen and Jaco Peyper will have the whistle for Ireland's four November games.
eir Sport have announced that they will broadcast the Ireland v New Zealand clash on Saturday, November 5 in a one-off Test match which will be played in Chicago's 61,500-seater stadium, Soldier Field.
Canterbury, the world's leading rugby brand, and the IRFU have unveiled the new alternate kit for the 2016/17 season. Created by Canterbury, the kit features a contemporary design with a range of innovative technologies developed to enhance performance on pitch.
Ireland will take on the reigning World champions New Zealand twice in November 2016, it was confirmed today. First up is an historic clash in Soldier Field, Chicago, and the sides meet again a few weeks later in the GUINNESS Series at the Aviva Stadium.
Join us for live text commentary of Ireland's final Rugby World Cup warm-up game against England at Twickenham today (kick-off 2.30pm), as the Six Nations rivals clash ahead of the much-anticipated tournament.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt talks about the team selection for the final warm-up game against England which, he says, is 'a massive challenge' for his side ahead of the start of the Rugby World Cup.
The Ireland squad held a final training session at Carton House before departing for London where they will take on Rugby World Cup hosts England on Saturday. Check out our gallery of the latest training pics.