We don’t expect much from the Ireland soccer team but a bit of hope never hurts: Stephen Kenny took over three years ago this week and now, with the foundations ...
Scrummy bestseller in the making: Johnny Sexton autobiography to be published after he leads Ireland into World Cup and then hangs up boots
The Ireland rugby team were greeted by fans as they left the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin today. People gathered to congratulate the team on their Six Nations ... Show more
Ireland got there in the end but boy oh boy, they’d put years on you: Everyone said this Grand Slam decider would be a cakewalk but for a full hour it was ...
Murphy's 'fearless' U20s beat England to win Grand Slam: Richie Murphy's Irish U20s side dug in deep to overcome a battling English side in a sold ...
Ireland under-20s defeat England to secure back-to-back Grand Slams : The win capped a St Patrick’s weekend to remember for Irish Rugby.
Zero-alcohol brands in the spotlight as study shows high level of drink branding during rugby coverage
Ireland secure fourth-ever Grand Slam with battling victory over 14-man England: Andy Farrell's men put in a battling performance to secure the Grand Slam at the ...
Ireland U-20s make it two Grand Slams in 24 hours: Two Grand Slams in the space of 24 hours. Pause for a moment and allow that to sink in ...
Justine McCarthy: If ever there was a national role model, it’s Johnny Sexton: Rugby suffers from reverse class snobbery, with more than a modicum of ...
Donal Lenihan: A happy and glorious evening at Lansdowne Road: The journey, for Sexton and his squad, still has road to travel. Hopefully the best is yet to come ...
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Anatomy of a Grand Slam: Behind the scenes in a momentous week for Irish rugby : Beating England to complete the first Grand Slam secured at home was an ...
It took a working-class lad from Wigan to make me like rugby: Perhaps we should contemplate the terrifying idea that Andy Farrell has achieved what he has for ...
Taoiseach hails Grand Slam win with celebrations in Washington: Celebrating the win in Washington DC, Leo Varadkar congratulated the team on their bonus point ...
Johnny Sexton: 'It's like living in a dream': Grand Slam winner. Six Nations record points-holder. All that on his last ever day gracing the ...
Tommy Conlon: The power and the glory of a remarkable Ireland Grand Slam: On the weekend of the wearing of the green, it has seldom been worn better by anyone.
‘Ireland sit alongside England 2003 as finest team of professional era’ - English media react to Irish Grand Slam
Eamonn Sweeney: Ireland U-20 Grand Slam success more remarkable than achievements of Andy Farrell’s team - It’s a minor miracle
Andy Farrell invited the Ireland players' families to their final training session of the Six Nations at the Aviva Stadium ... Show more
Father figure Andy Farrell keeps family-friendly values at heart of Irish set-up: Before the presentation ceremony at the World Rugby Awards at the Salle des ...
'It was a very special day': Ireland captain Johnny Sexton speaks after a memorable Six Nations campaign and a landmark day for Irish rugby ... Show more
David McWilliams: Irish people are rich and poor at the same time : In economic language, Ireland appears to be stuck in a permanent state of fragile equilibrium
The day England stood shoulder to shoulder with Irish rugby: In 1973 the immediate future of Irish rugby, and to a degree the Five Nations ...
When we were kings: two great upsets in schools rugby never to be repeated: The first and last non-fee paying school to win the Leinster Senior Cup ...
Six Nations: Stage set perfectly as Ireland look ready to close out Grand Slam success on home soil
Grand Slam TV View: Ireland freed from desire, England end up pulverised: Savour it all, days like this don’t come along too often for Irish rugby
Grand Slam Offload: Where have we seen Dan Sheehan’s try before?: Sexton’s bid to avoid spotlight fails - Days of being bullied are over as green giants emerge
‘He’s up and talking’ – Andy Farrell gives positive injury update on Garry Ringrose
World Cup winner Steve Hansen has a warning for Ireland: 'If they were the All Blacks, they'd probably be called chokers'
Paul Kimmage: The Farrell family dynamic at the core of Ireland’s Grand Slam decider in Dublin
How the English and French media reacted to Ireland's Grand Slam victory: Freddie Steward's red card is much debated.
Donal Lenihan: England will want to make this a dockyard brawl: This game is fraught with danger for Grand-Slam chasing Ireland but in an incredible year ...
'It's a crazy feeling. Woohoohoo!' - Mack Hansen savours Ireland's Slam
Fry-ups, 99s, the M50, pubs, craic and the rain: What Irish people abroad miss (and don’t miss) about Ireland
Sexton focused on the bigger picture ahead of final Six Nations game: Johnny Sexton says he is fully focused on a potential Grand Slam for Ireland rather than ...
‘Ireland are a team who have forgotten how to lose’ - Scottish media reacts to Six Nations win
Match ready hair: ‘If it’s not tight and tucked away... it’s like James Lowe on the wing’
A lucky charm - The business of St Patrick's Day: It is our national holiday. But for many businesses the period around St Patrick's Day is an ...
Owen Doyle: England would do well to behave like Ireland: Andy Farrell and his coaching team deserve great credit for Ireland’s disciplinary record ...
Offaly football manager Liam Kearns has died suddenly, aged 61: The sudden death of current Offaly manager Liam Kearns has shocked the GAA world ...
Ireland to wear navy shorts to address period concerns: The Ireland women's national team will make a permanent switch from the traditional white shorts to ...
Ireland sweep Scotland aside to keep Grand Slam hopes alive but injuries mount ahead of England clash
Farrell prepared for 'hardest stretch' of the Six Nations championship: Andy Farrell says that Ireland are ready for the "hardest stretch" of ...
‘He didn’t finish on his own terms’ - Johnny Sexton ‘really felt’ for Ronan O'Gara during Grand Slam celebrations
‘I’m like a bad smell. Not going anywhere’ - Six Nations in quotes: Memorable lines from James Lowe, Johnny Sexton, Andy Farrell and others
Irish women reveal new rugby kit as they swap out white shorts over period concerns
Donal Lenihan: Farrell must be tempted to stay green until 2027: Right now the professional model at play in Ireland is the envy of the rugby world.
In Pictures: How Ireland won the Grand Slam: This is how they did it, as seen through the lenses of sports photographers who followed them all the way
Ross O’Carroll-Kelly: I’m 43. Andy Farrell would want to be pretty focking desperate for a 10 to pick me
Gerry Thornley: The Aviva needs to be at fever pitch for Grand Slam decider: Six Nations: England are boxed into a corner, chastened underdogs and not expected ...
Tom Stewart the hero as Ulster secure bonus point win over Bulls: Hooker continued his remarkable scoring run with a hat-trick of touchdowns ...
Peter O'Mahony: We're expecting to face best-version of England: Veteran back-rower O’Mahony, though, will not fall into the trap that victory on ...
‘It was coming, he wants his life back’ – clues were there that Ryan Tubridy was going to walk away
Martin Breheny: Ireland’s Grand Slam bid should be in Croke Park – and could yield an extra €2.5 million
Ireland AM's Alan Hughes' 'spanking' mishap leaves Tommy Bowe in stitches
Six Nations: Finale could reach excitement levels of Croke Park in 2007, says Andy Farrell
History in the making as Ireland prepare to seal first Grand Slam at home – no pressure
Ireland women’s rugby team switch to dark shorts amid period anxieties: The Ireland women's rugby team has made a permanent switch from white to navy shorts in ...
FAI refer ‘vile and horrific racist abuse’ against Ireland U-15 side to Gardaí
Six Nations: Ireland dig deeper than ever to beat Scotland and set up Grand Slam showdown
Ireland v England: Johnny Sexton looks to exit Six Nations stage on a high note: Contemporaries and sometime rivals Ronan O’Gara and Dan Biggar are among those ...
Something’s happening. The Irish have embraced self-expression and are underdogs no more
All 32 of Ireland’s Grand Slam winning squad ranked: It was the ultimate squad effort, with 32 players featuring across the five games and some making ...
A whole new ballgame: With interest in esports growing worldwide, Emmet Ryan examines Ireland’s position on the digital field of play
Club volunteers celebrated nationwide at sport awards: Sport is health and wellness, hobbies and fun and is fuelled almost exclusively at grassroots level by a ...
Johnny Sexton was the man of the moment as his composure eliminated Irish nerves: I think I can speak with a fair degree of authority on behalf of every rugby ...
Ireland v England: Live build-up to crunch Six Nations clash as Ireland chase Grand Slam
Darker days a mere memory now as we revel in the best of times for Irish rugby : Maybe my 10-year-old thinks it’ll be this good forever. I know it can’t be ...
Expectation on Scotland grows after encouraging Six Nations: Gregor Townsend's side won plaudits for some their displays in the Six Nations but face a tough ...
Ronan O'Gara: The reasons Ireland are, pound-for-pound, the world’s best: The most potent extra Andy Farrell's side has added is shedding their ...
Ireland clinch Six Nations grand slam after victory over 14-man England: Ireland overcame stubborn England resistance despite Freddie Steward’s red card ...
Six Nations 2023: Who made Gerry Thornley’s team of the tournament?: French flair gets a look-in with Scotland’s revival also earning places in the final XV
Leinster lose 100% record as Stormers earn thrilling draw at the RDS: Before Friday night, Leinster had won 19 games in a row but they had to work hardest to ...
For unrivalled rugby coverage read the Irish Examiner's squad of expert writers as Ireland continue their pursuit for the 2023 Grand Slam ... Show more
Rugby players look to combat stigma around periods ahead of Six Nations: Ahead of the women's Six Nations, Ireland have changed the colour of their shorts ...
From rugby pitch to boardroom: Johnny Sexton to follow well trodden path into business world
'If it was the All Blacks, they’d probably be called chokers' - Steve Hansen challenges Ireland to deliver at RWC
‘It’s not been plain sailing; it’s been a struggle’ – Brian Dowling and husband Arthur open up ahead of new surrogacy documentary
'Reasonably fair' draw for the Stormers: “A draw was a reasonably fair result,” Stormers coach John Dobson said philosophically after his team failed to ...
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