The April edition of ‘In Touch’, the digital magazine of Irish Rugby, is out now and it’s packed with all the latest international, provincial and club news.
Connacht and Ireland scrum half Kieran Marmion gives an exclusive interview as the western province fly the flag for Irish Rugby in Europe this season.
Gerry Thornley looks at the final rounds of the GUINNESS PRO12 as Ireland’s four provinces strive for a place in the league’s knockout stages and in Europe’s top tier tournament.
Brent Pope looks back at the RBS 6 Nations and finds positives in Ireland’s strong finish and the emergence of new players.
There’s a summer of fun in store with Tag and Touch and we take a look at the Aviva Mini Festivals with over 2,000 young boys and girls taking part.
On the club front, the Ulster Bank League is entering end game with Clontarf, Young Munster, Cork Constitution and UCD all making the semi-finals in Division 1A.
Our match of the month is clash between Galwegians and Cork Con for one of the oldest trophies in Irish Rugby – the Bateman Cup – sponsored by Ulster Bank.
We look back at a famous victory over the Springboks by the Irish Universities as they prepare to take the field again this season and our rugby icon this month is Triple Crown-winning out-half Ollie Campbell.
In Women’s rugby, we talk to Ireland head coach Tom Tierney about the new faces in the squad and there’s a look at the new GX7s running across all four provinces and culminating in a finals day at the Aviva Stadium.