Following the game against New Zealand, the Ireland team transferred to Queenstown to prepare for the final test match in Hamilton next Saturday.
The Ireland Women's Sevens Squad for the FIRA/AER European Women's Championship in Ghent has been named.
Ireland Shock Hosts on Day One of the IRB Junior World Championship in South Africa
The Ireland senior squad has passed on their congratulations to the Ireland under-20 team after their historic 23-19 win over South Africa in the IRB Junior World Championship
The remaining places in the Ireland touring squad to New Zealand have been confirmed. Several spots were left unfilled as players were given further time to prove their fitness in the game against the Barbarian's
The Ireland XV for the game against the Barbarians in Gloucester on Tuesday has been named.
It was officially announced that Denis Leamy will retire from rugby at the end of the current season. The decision has been forced on the 30 year old because of a hip injury that has this season limited him to three RaboDirect PRO12 games and Munster's four opening games in the Heineken Cup following his return from the World Cup in New Zealand.
Ireland head coach Declan Kidney has named a 29 man squad that includes three uncapped players for the three test tour of New Zealand in June.
The Irish Rugby Football Union is pleased to announce that they have appointed Dave Clark as the new Head of Fitness to oversee all areas of elite performance in professional and representative teams.
A thirteen woman squad has been named for the Amsterdam Sevens tournament this weekend as preparations continue for the Women’s sevens squad in their bid to qualify for the IRB Sevens World Cup in 2013.