While the four teams that will contest the 2014/15 GUINNESS PRO12 play-offs are now known - Glasgow Warriors, Munster, Ulster and the Ospreys - it is still not confirmed which teams will have a home draw.
Rugby clubs across Ireland are once again in with a chance of winning a monetary prize for their club through Ulster Bank RugbyForce. Returning for a fifth year, Ulster Bank RugbyForce is an initiative which provides rugby clubs with the opportunity to win support packages to renovate their club and upgrade their facilities.
The Clontarf Senior Panel who are set to take on Lansdowne in next Saturday's Ulster Bank League Div1A final parked training last night to continue their participation in the IRFU/Pieta House 'Mind Ur Buddy' mental fitness initiative to educate and equip Club members to spot the signs when someone is in crisis.
Ireland and Leinster star Gordon D'Arcy has announced that he will retire after the Rugby World Cup later this year. IN an open letter to supporters on LeinterRugby.ie he announced his decision this morning.
Aer Lingus was today announced as 'the official airline of the Irish rugby team'. The new partnership will see Ireland's national airline link up with the Irish rugby team, which has risen to third in the World Rugby rankings after back-to-back RBS 6 Nations Championship wins under the helm of Joe Schmidt and his coaching team.
Leinster head coach Matt O'Connor has this morning confirmed the signing of Isa Nacewa who will join the province for the start of pre-season training ahead of the 2015/16 campaign. O'Connor said that Nacewa would be returning in 'a playing capacity only'.
Munster 'A' secured a series win over Ulster Ravens with a 41-27 victory in today's 'A' interprovincial clash at Naas RFC. The game saw former Canterbury player Tyler Bleyendaal play his first 60 minutes of rugby in a Munster jersey.
Eric Elwood is the top Connacht player of all-time, a recent survey of Connacht Rugby fans has revealed. Elwood, a former player and coach, received 57% of that vote and he also received the accolade for the best back of all-time.