Connacht's Dan McFarland is back at the Sportsground in Galway for his ninth pre-season as coach at the western province. The former prop has recently returned from his stint as head coach of Emerging Ireland whom he guided to the IRB Nations Cup title in Romania.
All three of Emerging Ireland's IRB Nations Cup matches are now available to watch in full on YouTube, courtesy of the Romanian Rugby Federation and TVR 2. Dan McFarland's side beat Russia, Uruguay and defending champions Romania - three teams ranked in the world's top 20.
Emerging Ireland coaches Dan McFarland and Neil Doak have named a strong selection for their final game of the IRB Nations Cup against hosts Romania in Bucharest on Sunday (kick-off 7pm local time/5pm Irish time).
Emerging Ireland took a step closer to lifting the IRB Nations Cup with a seven-try victory over Uruguay in the second round of the competition. Check out some photos from Wednesday's game in Bucharest.
Emerging Ireland had the bonus point in the bag by the 24th minute as they ran out 66-0 winners over a well-beaten Russian side on the opening day of the IRB Nations Cup. Check out some photos from the game in Bucharest.
The O2 Ireland Wolfhounds recorded a deserved 14-8 victory over England Saxons at Kingsholm on Saturday, with a number of players impressing ahead of the RBS 6 Nations. Check out some photos from the match.
The O2 Ireland Wolfhounds trained at Carton House today. Afterwards, head coach Anthony Foley, assistant coach Neil Doak and captain Rhys Ruddock answered questions about the Wolfhounds' clash with England Saxons in Gloucester on Saturday.