Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt names the team to play Wales in the GUINNESS Summer Series and answers questions on the selection, while scrum half Conor Murray talks about 'feeling fresh' ahead of his return to the side.
Isa Nacewa has been handed his first start since returning to Leinster, featuring at full-back against Moseley RFC at Donnybrook on Friday (kick-off 7.30pm). Head coach Leo Cullen has made ten changes to the team that won away to Ulster last weekend.
The Ireland coaching team have announced the starting line-up for Saturday's GUINNESS Summer Series showdown with Wales at the Aviva Stadium (kick-off 2.30pm). Paul O'Connell returns to captain the side in his last international on home soil.
The Ireland team for the second game of the GUINNESS Summer Series will be announced live on IrishRugby.ie. Tune in at 1.50pm as head coach Joe Schmidt unveils the team to play Wales on Saturday at the Aviva Stadium.
Alun Wyn Jones will lead Wales against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday in a side that sees Exeter Chiefs prop Tomas Francis make his international debut and George North reach the milestone of his 50th Wales cap.
Johne Murphy has today announced his retirement from professional rugby, calling time on a hugely successful ten-year career which saw the utility back win titles with both Munster and Leicester Tigers.
Preparations for Ireland's rematch with Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday are underway, with the likes of captain Paul O'Connell, Jonathan Sexton and Rob Kearney set to return to the team. Check out the latest photos from training.
Ireland assistant coach Les Kiss updates the media on the progress of Andrew Trimble and Cian Healy, and says captain Paul O'Connell deserves 'a good send-off' in his final home international this weekend.
Paul O'Connell is set to play his final home match for Ireland at the Aviva Stadium this Saturday. We look back at the Ireland captain's long association with the Lansdowne Road venue and some of his most memorable moments in action.
Amidst the excitement of the Women's Sevens Dublin tournament, at which Ireland won a place on the World Series, there was one section of the final day devoted to the development of Women's rugby. Eight teams made up of Under-18 girls got the chance to train with players from the Ireland Women's Sevens and 15-a-side squads.
With four tries in six games, Jenny Murphy made an invaluable contribution to Ireland's cause at the Women's Sevens Dublin tournament as Anthony Eddy's charges booked their World Rugby Women's Sevens Series berth with an impressive second place finish.
Reigning champions Munster made a successful start to the 2015/16 IRFU Women's Championship courtesy of a hard-fought win away to Connacht, while Leinster launched their title bid with a 38-0 bonus point defeat of Ulster. Check out the best pics from round 1.
There were some new faces at today's GUINNESS PRO12 season launch in London, including newly-appointed Leinster head coach Leo Cullen and stand-in captain Kevin McLaughlin. Check out some photos from the event at Diageo headquarters.
The IRFU are inviting applications for the position of Travel Coordinator. Reporting to the IRFU Team Services Manager, the successful candidate will provide an efficient and effective travel service for the IRFU.