The season is ready to ignite as we face into a big weekend of rugby. This month’s issue of ‘In Touch’ is packed with all the latest rugby news.
Check out our preview of the ‘Big Weekend’ as Connacht host Ulster at the Sportsground and Leinster face Munster at the Aviva Stadium.
Ulster and Ireland powerhouse Iain Henderson is the subject of our big interview this month – he talks Ulster, the GUINNESS PRO12, Europe and the All Blacks.
Next month the Ireland Women’s team will face England, Canada and New Zealand in UCD. We speak to former Galway footballer Mairead Coyne, who made her debut last year, about this exciting new challenge.
The four provincial Academies come under the spotlight in our feature videos on the development of young professional players.
In our regular ‘Know The Law’ section, we take a look at RefSmart and feature the areas that referees will be focusing on in the club and school game this season.
Rugby writer Barry Coughlan looks at the life of Bertie O’Hanlon – the last of the famous 1948 Grand Slam team who passed away last week.