IRFU Director of Women's and Sevens Rugby Anthony Eddy has confirmed the 12 players to compete in the third stage of the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in Las Vegas on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4.
Connacht Rugby have confirmed that backs coach Conor McPhillips will finish in his role with the province at the end of the current season. The former Connacht back, who played with the province from 2003 to 2008, will take up a role as assistant coach with Bristol.
We hit the halfway point in all three Six Nations Championship this weekend, with the Ireland Men, Women and Under-20s - all currently in the top two of their respective tables - braced for a French invasion.
Number 8 Michael Noone helped himself to a hat-trick of tries at Anglesea Road as Clontarf maintained their push for the Ulster Bank League Division 1A play-offs and Old Belvedere fell to the bottom of the table.