The Irish Rugby Football Union was founded in 1879 and holds the distinction of being one of the founding members of the International Rugby Football Board (now World Rugby) in 1886. They have appeared at every World Cup although have not yet progressed past the Quarter Final stage of the competition.

They compete in the Six Nations Championships every spring and have won the Championship outright on 14 occasions, sharing the title a further 9 times. They have captured 3 grand slam titles in 1948, 2009 & 2018.

Irish Trio extend Contracts

It's been a busy week of negotiations for the IRFU as they have announced contract extensions for three high profile members of the Irish squad with Cian Healy joining Peter O'Mahony and Johnny Sexton all signing new playing deals.


Ireland ease to victory in Rome

Ireland have beaten Italy 48-10 in Rome today to get their Six Nations campaign up and running in their third outing of this year's championship.


Farrell makes seven changes for Italians

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has made seven changes for Ireland's trip to Rome to face Italy on Saturday.


Ireland edged out by French

For the second weekend in a row Ireland came up short in a tight Six Nations encounter resulting in another narrow defeat for Andy Farrells' depleted side.


Ireland Rue Missed Chances in Wales Defeat

A moment of madness from Peter O'Mahony would prove to be the major talking point of a disappointing day for the Irish in the Principality Stadium in Cardiff for an opening day Six Nations defeat to the Welsh.


Six Nations



(Week 5)
Six Nations
Aviva Stadium

(Week 4)
Six Nations
Murrayfield Stadium

(Week 3)
Six Nations
Stadio Olimpico

(Week 2)
Six Nations
Aviva Stadium

(Week 1)
Six Nations
Principality Stadium


Ireland Senior Team Statistcs

PlayerPosition Pts
irlKeith EarlsWinger510200
irlCian HealyProp50000
irlRobbie HenshawCentre55100
irlRob HerringHooker50000
irlTadhg BeirneLock510200
irlIain HendersonLock50000
irlTadhg FurlongProp50000
irlRonan KelleherHooker55100
irlHugo KeenanFull-Back55100
irlAndrew PorterProp50000
irlCJ StanderNo. 855100
irlJohnny SextonFly-Half468100
irlJordan LarmourWinger40000
irlJamison Gibson-ParkScrum-Half40000
irlDave KilcoyneProp40000
irlGarry RingroseCentre45100
irlJames LoweWinger40000
irlJames RyanLock30000
irlWill ConnorsFlanker310200
irlJosh Van Der FlierFlanker30000
irlRyan BairdLock30000
irlBilly BurnsFly-Half36000
irlJack ConanNo. 835100
irlPeter O’MahonyFlanker20001
irlConor MurrayScrum-Half20010
irlRoss ByrneFly-Half25000
irlCraig CaseyScrum-Half10000
irlRhys RuddockFlanker10000
irlJacob StockdaleWinger10000

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