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.
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has made seven changes for Ireland's trip to Rome to face Italy on Saturday.(more…)
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.(more…)
Ireland Senior Team Statistcs
|CJ Stander||No. 8||5||5||1||0||0|
|Josh Van Der Flier||Flanker||3||0||0||0||0|
|Jack Conan||No. 8||3||5||1||0||0|