Late drama at Kingspan Stadium tonight saw the lead change hands twice in the last five minutes as Paddy Jackson's drop goal two minutes from time cancelled out Gareth Steenson's effort to secure the slenderest of victories (19-18) for Ulster over Exeter Chiefs.
Munster opened their Champions Cup campaign with an inspirational performance and result, hammering Glasgow Warriors 38-17 on a day when they paid further tributes to their late head coach Anthony Foley. Check out our match photo gallery.
Co. Carlow FC was a hive of activity last Sunday as hundreds of boys and girls took part in the Leinster leg of the Aviva Mini Rugby Festivals. We take a look back at all the action with two bumper photo galleries and an Irish Rugby TV video round-up.
The Aviva Mini Rugby Festival season is in full swing with the latest leg taking place today at Ballina RFC in Co. Mayo. We take a comprehensive look back at last weekend's Munster event at UL Bohemian RFC, with two photo galleries and an Irish Rugby TV video round-up.
Just a day after their head coach Anthony Foley was laid to rest, Munster return to Axel's beloved Thomond Park to belatedly begin their Champions Cup campaign against early Pool 1 pacesetters Glasgow.
Pool 4 leaders Leinster will look to continue their winning start to the Champions Cup when they visit Jake White's Montpellier side, who are smarting from a late two-point defeat to Northampton Saints.
Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has made one change to the team originally named to face Racing 92 for Saturday's European Champions Cup encounter with Glasgow Warriors at Thomond Park (kick-off 1pm).
Connacht begin a run of three successive away games with a trip to Parma where their GUINNESS PRO12 clash with Zebre last month was abandoned due to bad weather. The Italians were leading 22-10 at half-time.
Ahead of Saturday's British & Irish Cup round 2 game against Nottingham at Donnybrook (kick-off 3pm), Leinster 'A' head coach Hugh Hogan has announced a team that is looking to build on last week's impressive win away to Richmond.
The Connacht team to face Zebre in round 2 of the European Champions Cup at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi on Sunday (kick-off 4.15pm local time/3.15pm Irish time) has been named. Ahead of the trip to Italy, Pat Lam has made seven personnel changes to the side that defeated Toulouse six days ago.
With action in the European Challenge Cup kicking off tonight and games in the European Champions Cup, the Ulster Bank League and British & Irish Cup all taking place over the weekend, there will a significant amount of IRFU referees on duty.
The first of the four Provincial Finals in the IRFU Girls X7s secondary school competition took place today, with the Leinster Branch hosting an action-packed series of games at Donnybrook. Check out some photos from the day.