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#Referees 15th May 2020

Rugby Laws Explained: Law 18 “The Lineout”

The IRFU’s High Performance Referees continue their series of explaining the laws of the game with Frank Murphy this week…
Former Munster, Connacht and Ireland 'A' scrum half Frank Murphy is part of the match official panel for the GUINNESS PRO14 final series ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne
#IrishRugby 12th May 2020

Impact of Footwear and Playing Surface on Performance and Injury

IRFU Head of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Phil Glasgow continued the investment in the professional staff supporting our players by coordinating…
Impact of Footwear and Playing Surface on Performance and Injury
#Nutrition 12th May 2020

Eat Well, Feel Well: The Importance Of Hydration

Eating well to feel well is paramount at the best of times, but even more so now as we all…
Eat Well, Feel Well: The Importance Of Hydration
#Nutrition 11th May 2020

IRFU Performance Chef Serves Up Three Chicken Dishes To Try...

Every week, IRFU Performance Chef Maurice McGeehan will be sharing and showcasing some of his delicious and simple recipes he…
IRFU Performance Chef Serves Up Three Chicken Dishes To Try At Home
#AIL 7th May 2020

Rugby Laws Explained – Law 14 “The Tackle”

Over the coming weeks the IRFU’s High Performance Referees will be explaining the laws of the game.  They will look…
Referee Andrew Brace 2020 Guinness Six Nations Championship Round 2, France vs Italy
6th May 2020

IRFU Seeking Expressions Of Interest For Performance Coaching Course

The IRFU are seeking expressions of interest for participants in its Performance Coaching Course for 2020. The Performance Coach Course…
IRFU Seeking Expressions Of Interest For Performance Coaching Course
#Nutrition 6th May 2020

Eat Well, Feel Well: Understanding The Different Energy Sources

Eating well to feel well is paramount at the best of times, but even more so now as we all…
Eat Well, Feel Well: Understanding The Different Energy Sources
5th May 2020

Supporting Player Health and Performance – IRFU Injury Surveillance &...

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) is constantly examining global best practice to support the performance and health of our…
Nicol van Dyk IRFU Injury Surveillance and Medical Research Officer
#ShouldertoShoulder 1st May 2020

Munster Nutritionist Dr Emma Tester Presents To International Webinar

Dr Emma Tester, Lead Performance Nutritionist with Munster Rugby, this week represented the IRFU's team of Performance Nutritionists by presenting…
Munster Nutritionist Dr Emma Tester Presents To International Webinar
#Nutrition 28th Apr 2020

Eat Well, Feel Well: Nutrition Fundamentals

Eating well to feel well is paramount at the best of times, but even more so now as we all…
Eat Well, Feel Well: Nutrition Fundamentals