Ireland and France

France and Ireland to clash in box office start to 2024 Six Nations

France and Ireland are to meet in a box office start to the 2024 Guinness Six Nations that will see the world's top two teams collide on February 2.

Finlay Bealham

Ireland prop Finlay Bealham to miss rest of Six Nations with knee injury

Ireland prop Finlay Bealham has been ruled out of the remainder of the Guinness Six Nations with a knee injury sustained in Saturday's win over Italy.

Johnny Sexton

Andy Farrell hopeful Ireland will have key players back for Scotland test

Ireland boss Andy Farrell is optimistic most of his sidelined stars will be fit and firing for a crunch Murrayfield showdown with title rivals Scotland.


Mack Hansen insists Ireland are not thinking too far ahead in Grand Slam chase

Mack Hansen insists in-house Grand Slam talk remains relatively muted after his two tries helped Ireland stutter past Italy to remain in pole position for Guinness Six Nations glory.


Ireland avoid upset in Italy to keep Grand Slam hopes alive

Grand Slam-chasing Ireland avoided a major upset to keep themselves on course for Six Nations glory with a disjointed 34-20 bonus-point win over Italy.


Will Irish dominance spread to the URC?

With Leinster already dominating the United Rugby Championship log, this weekend's fixtures will be crucial to see if the Irish provinces follow their national team's lead.