18 May, 11:09
IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne has issued a statement following confirmation of Ronan O'Gara's decision to retire from playing professional rugby.
Connacht play South Africa on August 21st and with the Boks on fire at the moment that is a chance to see one of the pre-tournament favourites in action. Ticket information will be released on http://www.connachtrugby.ie/ . Season tickets for Connacht rugby are now on sale - click here.
Treat yourself to a trip to America in August as Munster travel to Chicago to play the USA Eagles in the Setanta Challenge Cup on August 26th - tickets are on sale now - click here.
Ravenhill will of course be playing host to Ireland V Italy in August but you can buy your Ulster season tickets now - click here.
Leinster have already sold over 5,000 season tickets so make sure you don't miss out on the action, purchase online today. For more information click here.
Finally don't forget you can still buy tickets online on IrishRugby.ie, to see Ireland V Scotland in Murrayfield in August - click here.