Last year's winners Munster and chief rivals Leinster will clash in a mouth-watering IRFU Women's Interprovincial Championship title decider at Thomond Park on Saturday. That is after both sides secured their second wins of the series in round 2.
Watch highlights of Leinster's 36-0 victory over Connacht in the second round of the IRFU Women's Interprovincial Championship at Ashbourne RFC. The result sets up a title decider between defending champions Munster and Leinster at Thomond Park next Saturday.
An increased level of co-ordination, communications and promotion of Women's and Girls rugby across all Six Nations was agreed at the conclusion of the inaugural RBS 6 Nations - Growing the Women's Game Conference' on Thursday at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.
Reigning champions Munster made a winning start to the IRFU Women's Interprovincial Championship when they overcame Connacht at the Sportsground last Saturday. Check out the highlights from Irish Rugby TV.
Defending champions Munster and chief rivals Leinster picked up first round wins in the IRFU Women's Interprovincial Championship on Saturday, with a number of Grand Slam winners and provincial newcomers on the scoresheet.
The Ireland Women's team, Leinster, Jonathan Sexton and Philip Doyle are among the nominees for this year's RTÉ Sports Awards. The ceremony will be broadcast live on RTÉ Two and RTÉ.ie on Saturday, December 21.
The Ireland Women suffered a five-try defeat in their second pool outing at the Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens today, as reigning World Series and Rugby World Cup Sevens champions New Zealand stormed to a 29-0 victory.
Irish Women's rugby embarks on another new journey this week when Jon Skurr's Sevens squad competes in the Emirates Dubai Rugby Sevens event - the first leg of the 2013/14 IRB Women's Sevens World Series.
The 2013 GUINNESS Rugby Writers of Ireland Awards took place at the Guinness Storehouse on Monday, with Jonathan Sexton and Niamh Briggs honoured as the Players of the Year. Check out our photo gallery from the ceremony.
Navan Rugby Football Club has a long and very successful history at both senior and youths' levels, but now the Balreask club are breaking new ground in the ladies game with a Ladies Day festival this Sunday.
Queen's University lifted the First Trust Ulster Senior Cup at Ravenhill on Wednesday night, getting the better of Ballynahinch in a tight game. The win has booked a place for the Belfast students in the Ulster Bank Bateman Cup semi-finals.
The IRFU have launched a new concussion guide which outlines four simple, important messages: Stop - Inform - Rest - Return. Irish Rugby TV spoke to IRFU Head of Medical Services, Dr. Rod McLoughlin, IRUPA Operations Manager Simon Keogh and IRFU international referee John Lacey about the guide - further information is available at http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/30281.php.
Lansdowne tallied up nine tries as they demolished Dolphin in the final round of Division 1A matches before the Christmas break, while Division 1B leaders Terenure showed no mercy to Dungannon as they racked up a total of ten tries.
Out-half Craig Ronaldson, who has made a successful transition from Ulster Bank League rugby with Lansdowne to a professional contract with Connacht, talks about the step up to this level of rugby, the importance of the league in providing game-time and a shop window for players and he also previews the province's back-to-back clashes with Toulouse.
The 'Your Club, Your Country' winners were drawn by IRFU President Pat Fitzgerald at a ceremony at the Aviva Stadium today (Wednesday). The 2013 Grand Draw, in association with Ulster Bank, has raised over 530,000 euro for the 142 clubs who participated in the scheme this year.
The final weekend of Ulster Bank League action before the Christmas break. Can Division 1A leaders Clontarf stay ahead of the chasing pack when they visit Ballynahinch? Or will former champions Old Belvedere take top spot at home to Garryowen?
Terenure College's huge win over Corinthians last weekend showed just how hard they will be to beat. Next up to the plate is Dungannon. Meanwhile, the Galway side will hope to bounce back away to Belfast Harlequins.
Ulster Bank, Official Community Rugby Partner to the IRFU, today announced the return of the Ulster Bank League Awards. The 2013/2014 club rugby season marks the second year of the awards which recognise and reward the dedication and commitment shown by players, coaches and teams, across all Ulster Bank League divisions.