A single point separated the sides as a hard-fought 5th-8th place play-off finished in France's favour at Stade Henri Desgrange on Tuesday night. Check out some photos from Ireland's fourth IRB Junior World Championsip match.
Three penalties from the boot of Jesse Mogg, allied to an early try from Tevita Kuridrani, steered the ACT Brumbies past a Rory Best-led Lions team on Tuesday. Check out our match photo gallery from Canberra.
Connacht Rugby and BLK Sport have announced a comprehensive four-year official kit supplier agreement for BLK to supply the full range of technical performance apparel for all of Connacht's representative teams and support staff.
Fergus McFadden's desire to play international rugby on a regular basis was encapsulated by his last-minute try against Canada. The game was well won but Ireland wanted a sixth and final try and the in-form winger was only too happy to deliver, taking Paul Marshall's pass off a scrum and handing off Sean White to crash over in the left corner.
Ireland bid farewell to the 2013 international season with a runaway victory over Canada, with a new captain and interim head coach presiding over a successful summer tour which saw six players make the step up to Test rugby.
Toronto's BMO Stadium will play host to Ireland's final summer tour match when they meet Canada for the first time in four years. You can keep up-to-date with tonight's Test via our O2 MatchDay Live service right here on IrishRugby.ie.
The Ireland Women's Sevens squad compete in the second leg of the FIRA-AER European Sevens Grand Prix Series in Marbella, Spain this weekend, while the Emerging Ireland Women's side are in action in England as preparations continue for the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow at the end of the month.
Ireland Under-20 head coach Mike Ruddock gives his reaction after his side ran New Zealand close in their final pool game at the IRB Junior World Championship. The 31-26 defeat to the Baby Blacks saw the Irish finish as pool runners-up and they will take on tournament hosts France next Tuesday in the play-offs.