The extended Ireland squad trained at Carton House this morning as Saturday's first Rugby World Cup warm-up match away to Wales looms large on the horizon. Check out our photo gallery of the players in action.
Over 3,000 fans turned out at Irish Independent Park on Wednesday to cheer on the Ireland squad as they continued their preparations for the upcoming Rugby World Cup. Check out our photo galleries from a very enjoyable day in Cork.
After record numbers of applications for tickets, England 2015 is already the most in-demand Rugby World Cup ever. But fans everywhere still have a number of opportunities to get hold of tickets to this year's showcase Tournament, including for Ireland v Romania at Wembley Stadium and Ireland v Canada at the Millennium Stadium.
Ireland's George Clancy and John Lacey will both referee three matches during the pool stages of the upcoming Rugby World Cup. The match official appointments for the tournament's opening games were announced by World Rugby today.
The Rugby World Cup recently went on a whistle-stop tour of Ireland, taking in all four provinces as rugby fans, both young and old, got up close and personal with the game's most prized piece of silverware. Watch highlights of the tour, including short interviews with Reggie Corrigan, Alain Rolland and Shane Byrne.
The Ireland management team have named a 45-man training squad which will commence Rugby World Cup preparations at the end of June and play in four Test matches across August and September. Paul O'Connell has been named captain of the squad.
The Irish Rugby Football Union is pleased to announce that it will be providing 400 Euro to clubs who hire coaches to travel to the Aviva Stadium for the GUINNESS Summer Series clashes with Scotland and Wales this August.