The Irish Rugby Football Union is pleased to announce that it will be providing €400 to clubs who hire coaches to travel to the Aviva Stadium for the Guinness Sumer Series clashes against Scotland and Wales this August.
The Ireland National Coaching Team have named a 45 man Training Squad. The squad will commence preparations at the end of June and will play in a four Test match Guinness Summer Series across August and September.
If ever the Ireland team needed an inspirational hug, Jennifer Malone from Clane, Co Kildare was on hand today to administer said inspiration.
Ireland will play four warm-up games leading into the Ruugby World Cup which kicks off against Canada on 19th September.