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Pro14 season suspended indefinitely

The board of Celtic Rugby DAC met by teleconference this week and agreed upon a strict list of criteria that would enable the Championship to recommence. However, no decision on a definitive re-commencement date can be made until four key...

European Rugby quarter-finals postponed

It was always going to happen but European rugby have confirmed the quarter finals are postponed. The Board of European Professional Club Rugby decided that this season’s Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-final matches will not now be played...

List of sports cancelled due to coronavirus

We have a list of the sports events that have been cancelled due to the coronavirus plus other events that affect Irish athletes abroad. 16 March: CRICKET: Pakistan and Bangladesh postpone a one-day international and a Test match, scheduled for...
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Ireland Rugby team to play Scotland – Kick off 4:45pm

Andy Farrell has named his Ireland rugby team to play Scotland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, Kick off 4:45pm. It seems this is just a follow on from Joe Schmidt with Sexton and Murray in the team with many...
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Six Nations: Ireland v France cancelled

The Six Nations meeting Ireland v France has been cancelled. The news was confirmed on Monday by the French sports minister who said the game at the Stade De France will not be played. Roxana Maracineanu, said the game will...

Countdown begins for the Mixed Ability Rugby World Cup in Ireland

The preparations to host the International Mixed Ability Rugby Tournament (IMART) in Ireland in June next year have commenced. This will be the 3rd edition of the worldwide Mixed Ability rugby showcase promoted by International Mixed Ability Sports (IMAS),...
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Ian Madigan signs for Ulster Rugby

Ulster Rugby have announced the signing of Ireland fly-half, Ian Madigan, who will join the province in the summer after agreeing terms last month. The 30-year old, who joins the club on a one-year-deal, brings with him a superb range...

Ireland’s Mixed Ability Rugby World Cup Tournament 2020

The third Mixed Ability Rugby World Cup is coming to Ireland in June 2020 and fundraising efforts are underway throughout the country to ensure that funding targets are met, to enable the release of an additional €500,000 in backing...

Jack Carty warns against trolling and scaremongering on Social Media

Ireland and Connacht Rugby Player & Tackle Your Feelings ambassador, Jack Carty is encouraging people to be supportive and avoid trolling or scaremongering when using social media, especially now following the outbreak of the global pandemic, COVID-19. Tackle Your Feelings...
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2020 and 2021 Six Nations Fixtures confirmed

New Ireland rugby manager Andy Farrell will begin his tenure in the Six Nations with a home against Scotland on the 1st of February 2020 it has been confirmed after the fixture details for the 2020 and 2021 were...

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Did you know there is a 4th type of Olympic Medal

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RTÉ to show racing on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during June and July

RTÉ Racing has announced a series of new one-hour evening programmes on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays when racing return next month. The national broadcaster will...