Head coach Mike Ruddock has announced a provisional 23 squad for the upcoming RBS 6 Nations Under-20 clash against Wales.
A 33 man Ireland squad has been announced for training this week as preparations continue for the opening game against Wales in Cardiff next Saturday in the RBS 6 Nations Championship.
James Coughlan will lead the O2 Ireland Wolfounds against the England Saxons as international rugby comes to The Sportsground on Friday night.
An enlarged 39 man squad containing six uncapped players was announced today by the Ireland management as part of the preparations for the upcoming O2 Ireland Wolfhounds game and the opening game of the RBS 6 Nations Championship against Wales.
Ten uncapped players have been named in interim head coach Scott Johnson’s first Scotland squad. The 35-strong squad will convene in Glasgow next Sunday for a three-day training camp ahead of the RBS 6 Nations Championship
England head coach Stuart Lancaster has continued with his team development after wielding the changes when naming the EPS and Saxons squads for the upcoming RBS 6 Nations.
RTÉ Sport announced that it has retained the rights to broadcast the RBS 6 Nations Championship for a further four years, until 2017.
Frank Quinn writes: It was a Kauto Star (pulled up by Ruby Walsh) Gold Cup finish for Ireland as we pulled up at halfway in the last Six Nations game in Twickenham.
The disciplinary hearing for Dylan Hartley, the England hooker, will be held on Tuesday 27 March in London.
England hooker Dylan Hartley has been cited following the RBS 6 Nations match between England and Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday for an alleged biting offence.