Tom Kiernan of Ireland

Major teams: University College Cork, Cork Constitution, Munster Country: Ireland Test span: 1960-73 Ireland caps: 54 (54 starts) Lions caps: 5 (5 starts) Test points: 193 (2T, 27C, 42P, 2DG)…

Lynne Cantwell’s story is summed up by the idea that perseverance and hard work truly pays off in sport. The diminutive centre ended her career as Ireland’s most-capped player, with…

Ireland's Mike Gibson representing the Lions

Major teams: North of Ireland, Cambridge University Country: Ireland Test span: 1964-79 Ireland caps: 69 (69 starts) Lions caps: 12 (11 starts) Test points: 112 (9T, 7C, 16P, 6DG) He…

To a younger audience, John Sydney ‘Syd’ Millar will be more familiar as an elder statesman of rugby administration, this recognition coming after a four-year stint as IRB chairman (2003-07) and…

Ireland's Fergus Slattery representing the Lions

Major teams: University College Dublin, Blackrock College
 Country: Ireland Test span: 1970-84 Ireland caps: 61 (61 starts) Lions caps: 4 (4 starts) Test points: 12 (3T) With an all-court game…

Dylan Hartley

By Alex Shaw The home nations’ summer tours wrapped up this past weekend and with teams and fans alike are preparing for a few weeks rest and recuperation, the time…

England 45-21 Ireland England have been crowned World Champions at Under-20 level, capturing their third title in the past four years, with a dominant 24-point mauling of Ireland in the…

Ireland 37-7 Argentina Ireland booked their spot in the final of the Under-20 Championship for the first time with a one-sided victory over Argentina. This was a ruthless performance from…