The December issue of ‘In Touch’ is available online now. It’s packed with rugby news and there is a chance to win a 100 euro voucher for our online shop.
It was a momentous year with wins over South Africa, New Zealand and Australia – Gerry Thornley takes a look back as Ireland end 2016 on a high and he speaks to retiring Ireland team manager Mick Kearney.
The four proud provinces are in European action this weekend. Zach Walsh looks ahead to the crucial games and the back-to-back fixtures.
The Ireland Women’s team completed their first November Series and there are huge positives to be taken from the games against England, Canada and New Zealand.
There’s a round-up of the action from the Dubai Sevens where Ireland had three teams in action at various levels with the Women’s Sevens side bringing home the Challenge Trophy.
On the club front, Dave Mervyn has a look at the state of play in the Ulster Bank League, while Aisling Crowe brings us up to date on the Women’s All-Ireland League.
There’s also a chance to win a 100 euro voucher for our online shop; Philip Orr is profiled in our ‘Ireland Icons’ section and we focus on Banbridge RFC in our regular ‘My Club’ section.