19 May, 11:13
There are six uncapped players in the Ireland squad for the summer tour to North America that was named this morning. An Emerging Ireland squad has also been selected for the Tblisi Cup in Georgia.
Thursday Dec 15:
Sky Sports 2: "THE RUGBY CLUB", 5.30pm - Simon Lazenby rounds up the latest rugby action from the domestic leagues and previews this weekend's European action. (Repeated on Sky Sports 3 on Thursday at 11.30pm and on Friday at 2.30am; on Sky Sports 1 on Friday at 10.30am)
Friday Dec 16:
Setanta Sports: "IRB SEVENS 2005/06: GEORGE", 1.20pm - Coverage of last weekend's IRB Sevens tournament from George, South Africa. (Repeated at 11.50pm, and on Saturday at 2.05pm)Sky Sports 2: "LIVE HEINEKEN CUP RUGBY", 7.00pm - Live coverage of the Pool Six clash between Toulouse and Edinburgh from the Stade Ernest Wallon (kick-off 7.30pm).
Saturday Dec 17:
Sky Sports 2: "LIVE HEINEKEN CUP RUGBY", 12.30pm - Live coverage of two games from the Heineken Cup, featuring the Pool Four game between Saracens and Ulster at Vicarage Road (kick-off 1.00pm), followed by the Pool Five game between Bourgoin and Leinster at Stade Pierre Rajon (3.00pm).
RTE Two: "HEINEKEN CUP RUGBY UNION", 5.05pm - Live coverage of the Heineken Cup Pool One game between Munster and Newport-Gwent Dragons at Thomond Park (kick-off 5.15pm).
Sky Sports 1: "LIVE HEINEKEN CUP RUGBY", 5.15pm - Live coverage of the Heineken Cup Pool One game between Munster and Newport-Gwent Dragons at Thomond Park (kick-off 5.15pm).
Sunday Dec 18:
Sky Sports 2: "LIVE HEINEKEN CUP RUGBY", 12.30pm - Live coverage of two games from the Heineken Cup, featuring the Pool Three game between Ospreys and Leicester at Liberty Stadium (kick-off 1.00pm), followed by the Pool Six match between Wasps and Llanelli Scarlets at the Causeway Stadium (3.00pm).
Sky Sports 3: "EUROPEAN RUGBY SPECIAL", 7.00pm - Three hours of highlights from the weekend's Heineken Cup games - including action from Wasps v Llanelli Scarlets, Ospreys v Leicester and Saracens v Ulster. (Repeated on Sky Sports 2 on Monday at 2.30am)
Monday Dec 19:
Chorus Sports Channel: "THE RUGBY SHOW", 8.00pm - An hour-long highlights programme including coverage of the first round of the AIB Cup (Shannon v Cork Con and Dolphin v Garryowen). (Repeated at 10.00pm, and on Tuesday at 7.00pm and 9.00pm)