Leinster flanker Rhys Ruddock has been ruled out of Ireland's World Cup squad after suffering a second broken arm.
France, Ireland, Italy, South Africa and the United States have all expressed their interest in hosting the 2023 RWC.
Ireland captain Paul O’Connell has announced that he will retire from international rugby after the World Cup.
Rob Kearney says Ireland are among “six or seven teams” that are contenders for the Rugby World Cup.
Munster lock Paul O'Connell is expected to complete a two-year deal to join Toulon following Saturday's Guinness PRO12 final.
Alex Cuthbert scored a pair of tries to help the Barbarians to a 22-21 win over Ireland in Limerick on a night that could prove costly for Jack McGrath.
Joe Schmidt admits Ireland have lost control of Jack McGrath's World Cup participation after the prop's yellow card against the Barbarians.
Chris Henry will make his first appearance for Ireland since suffering a mini-stroke in November against the Barbarians.
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