Ireland's greatest player of all time is showing no signs of drifting quietly towards retirement. He was at his mercurial best as Leinster whupped Northampton 40-7 at Franklin's Gardens on…

WHEN PUTTING your name to any definitive list, you open yourself up to, at best healthy debate, at worst widespread ridicule, so when RW came up with the Icons calendar…

By Bea Asprey at the Aviva Stadium In a nutshell Ireland were outscored four tries to nil in Dublin by Australia, who enjoyed their second Test win of this month’s…

Beforehand Joe Schmidt would have probably settled for a five try to nil haul for his first game in charge but the new Ireland coach is a perfectionist and while…

IRELAND HAVE named a side to face Samoa in their first November Test, with a few little changes from Joe Schmidt before his first match in charge.