12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
In clubs and schools all over the island uncountable numbers of coaches, referees and volunteers keep the game thriving. From the four proud provinces the supporters in blue, white, red and green continue to travel in huge numbers.
From minis to Six Nations, Irish rugby is alive and well.
|RWC 2011 Pool C|