It is inevitable that the return to action is going to bring a real challenge in terms of scheduling but the first major clash is a full-on one between the Olympic Games and the British and Irish Lions Tour of South Africa next Summer. Continue reading
Stories have been emerging over the weekend of the men and women we know through a sporting filter coming to the fore in the battle against Covid-19 as part of our Health Service. To the fore in this has been the GAA and the IRFU whose international Women’s team has three of its members that would have hoped to finish out the Guinness Six Nations answering Ireland’s Call in a very different way. Continue reading
World Rugby is looking to see how it can best use the windfall from last year’s Rugby World Cup to assist nations faced with financial difficulties. We look at how the sport and the IRFU, in particular, are positioned to survive and recover. Continue reading
Within the last few moments, the board of European Professional Club Rugby have announced the suspension of the Heineken Champion’s Cup and Challenge Cup and the postponement of the Finals Weekend scheduled for Marseille. Continue reading
Women’s rugby has come a long way in the past few years, something Leinster senior player Judy Bobbett can attest to. In the final instalment of Energia’s #ThePowerBehindLeinster series, Bobbett recalls her early club days in Ashbourne RFC.
The news was confirmed yesterday with the board of Celtic Rugby having met by teleconference and agreed on a strict list of four criteria that would have to be in place before the Championship could recommence. Continue reading
There will be no champions, no winners, no promotion, no relegation. But there will be hope that by the time the scheduled start of the new season comes around that the crisis will be over and a greater degree of normality returned to. Continue reading
Leinster and Ulster’s big games in the Heineken Champions’ Cup have been postponed.
PRO14 Rugby has launched a new fan-focused web platform working with UK digital agency Delete. Continue reading
Virgin Media Television will broadcast more than 40 hours of sport over the coming days with exclusive action from the Cheltenham Festival, the Champions League and hopefully the Guinness Six Nations. Continue reading