Ireland Women's Rugby stars gathered in Kingspan Stadium, Belfast to launch tickets for the Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 final which will take place in the Kingspan Stadium in 365 days' time (August 26, 2017) and the semi-finals day, which takes place on August 22.
Showcased on Ireland's tour to South Africa and officially launched today by Robbie Henshaw, the new Irish Rugby jersey is the most innovative and technically advanced rugby jersey ever worn by an Irish rugby team.
Stephen R Hilditch, an Honorary Life member of Grosvenor RFC, Belfast was enrolled as the 129th President of the Irish Rugby Football Union at today's annual Council meeting, held at the Aviva Stadium.
Philip Browne, Chief Executive of the Irish Rugby Football Union, has warned that the IRFU can no longer be the 'lender of last resort' for the professional game as the governing body does not have the capacity to absorb ever increasing player wage inflation.
In a boost for the profile of a range of World Rugby tournaments, Eir Sport has been named as rights-holding broadcaster in the Republic of Ireland for Rugby World Cup 2019, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 and other key events.
The Ireland Men's Sevens team had a comfortable passage through to the Cup quarter-finals at the Rugby Europe Trophy tournament in Prague today, chalking up wins over Monaco, Cyprus and Israel along the way.