Elverys Intersport, one of Ireland's leading sports retailers with 58 stores nationwide, are the new title sponsors and official retail partners of Connacht Rugby. The new three-year deal will re-establish Elverys' relationship with Connacht Rugby dating back to 2005.
With pre-season now underway, seven new recruits have so far been added to the Greencore Munster Rugby Academy for the 2016/17 season. Ireland Under-20 players Shane Daly, Vincent O'Brien and Sean O'Connor are included in the new intake.
A look back on a great weekend of Sevens rugby at UCD where fans from around the world came together to support their teams. Spain claimed the final place at Rio 2016 and Ireland retained their place on the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series.
The Ireland Women finished third in the World Rugby Women's Sevens Olympic Repechage tournament at UCD last weekend, retaining their place as a World Series core team in the process. Check out our bumper photo gallery from both days.
A first ever win over the Springboks in South Africa, four new caps, and all 32 players getting game-time. From Cape Town to Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth, it was a tour to remember for Joe Schmidt's men, despite a frustrating finish and a 2-1 series loss.
The Ireland Under-20 squad can look back on their campaign in Manchester with huge pride, having achieved a best ever finish of second at a World Rugby U-20 Championship and become the first Irish national men's team to beat a New Zealand side. Number 8 Max Deegan was also crowned the Player of the Tournament and four forwards - Andrew Porter, Adam McBurney, James Ryan and Deegan - were picked for the Championship's Dream Team.
The Ireland Women went from the disappointment of missing out on Olympic qualification to the joy of securing their World Series status for next season, as the World Rugby Olympic Sevens Repechage came to a thrilling close at UCD.
Who will secure the final qualifying spot for Rio? A crucial final day lies ahead for the Ireland Women's Sevens team and the other Olympic hopefuls competing at the UCD Bowl. You can watch all the knockout matches live below.
It was a case of 'job well done' for the Ireland Women's Sevens team after they topped their pool on the opening day of the Olympic Repechage at UCD. Anthony Eddy's side defeated Trinidad & Tobago (51-0), Portugal (24-12) and China (12-0).
We did everything but score says Andrfew Trimble of the third and final test match in South Africa. The Ireland wing was disappointed with the result but felt that Ireland showed character throughout the tour.