The Xcessible Youth Sport Initiative, launched by the IRFU and CARA in January, is taking off around the country. One example of its success is Our Lady of Good Counsel School in Ballincollig where Munster Rugby recently introduced an adapted version of Tag rugby to the pupils.
IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne and Ireland Women's out-half and IRFU Women's & Girls Rugby Development Executive Nora Stapleton talk about the Irish bid to host the next Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017.
Defending Grand Slam champions France hold a two-point lead at the top of the Women's RBS 6 Nations table, but Wales and Ireland, who meet in Swansea on Sunday week, are snapping at their heels in second and third place respectively.
There are four teams all on four points at the top of the Under-20 RBS 6 Nations table, with Ireland (+44) third on scoring difference behind France (+46) and new leaders England (+60). Nigel Carolan's youngsters are back in action against Wales in Colwyn Bay on Friday week.
Rory Scannell of Dolphin RFC has been announced as the Ulster Bank League Division 1A Rising Star of the Month for January. He will now be shortlisted for the overall Ulster Bank Rising Star of the Year honour at the Ulster Bank League Awards, taking place in May.