Northern Ireland

SIX NATIONS RUGBY: Jacob Stockdale named Nat West player of the 2018 Championship

Ireland wing Jacob Stockdale has reflected on "a truly memorable few weeks" after being named NatWest 6 Nations player of the championship.


WATCH: Irish Grand Slam heroes available for Ulster, but will they face Cardiff Blues?

Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes confirmed on Tuesday that Ireland Grand Slam heroes Rory Best, Iain Henderson and Jacob Stockdale would be available for Ulster in the Guinness PRO14 game at Cardiff Blues on Saturday.


WATCH: Jono Gibbes on Rory Best and Iain Henderson committing to Ulster

British Lion duo Rory Best and Iain Henderson confirmed contract extensions on Tuesday.


RUGBY: Rory Best and Iain Henderson agree contract extensions

British Lions duo Rory Best and Iain Henderson have agreed new contract extensions with Irish Rugby.

Ulster Rugby

SIX NATIONS: Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale knows this is a chance not to be missed

Jacob Stockdale was 12 years old when Ireland last achieved a Grand Slam in the Six Nations Championship.


WATCH: Jacob Stockdale looks ahead to Ireland final showdown with England in the Six Nations championship

Nine years ago Jacob Stockdale was a 12-year-old boy dreaming of playing rugby for Ulster and Ireland.

RUGBY: Record breaking Ireland target rare Grand Slam success

Ireland will go to Twickenham on Saturday March 17 seeking only a third Grand Slam in 70 years.

Jacob Stockdale scores the first of two tries against Scotland

IRELAND 28 SCOTLAND 8: Jacob Stockdale brace helps Ireland to win over Scotland in Dublin


SIX NATIONS RUGBY: Boost for Ireland as Lions duo passed fit for Scottish clash

Iain Henderson and Tadhg Furlong have been passed fit for Ireland’s pivotal NatWest 6 Nations clash with Scotland in Dublin on Saturday.

Garry Ringrose

SIX NATIONS: Ireland’s Garry Ringrose will cause ‘havoc’ insists Keith Earls

Garry Ringrose is ready to transfer his attacking “havoc” from the training field to Ireland’s NatWest 6 Nations Grand Slam bid, according to Keith Earls.

Iain Henderson

SIX NATIONS: Ireland’s Iain Henderson and Tadhg Furlong expected to be fit to face Scots

Ireland expect Tadhg Furlong and Iain Henderson to prove their fitness in time to face Scotland in Saturday’s NatWest 6 Nations clash in Dublin.

Chris Farrell suffered a knee injury in training on Tuesday

RUGBY: Ireland's Chris Farrell to miss remainder of Six Nations Championship

Ireland have suffered another midfield injury blow with Munster star Chris Farrell expected to miss the rest of the NatWest 6 Nations.


WATCH: Ireland captain Rory Best assesses the Welsh victory and looks ahead to Scotland

A bonus point win over Wales in Dublin, coupled with Scotland's defeat of England has Ireland on course for a Championship Grand Slam


WATCH: Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt reflects on the win over Wales

Ireland remain on course for a Six Nations Grand Slam following a 37-27 win over Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.


WATCH: Welsh reaction following the loss to Ireland in the Six Nations

Wales head coach Warren Gatland and captain Alun Wyn Jones give their reaction after losing to Ireland in Dublin

Double try scorer Jacob Stockdale with man of the match Chris Farrell

SIX NATIONS RUGBY: Reaction from Ireland v Wales in Dublin

Ireland maintained their unbeaten record in this season's NatWest 6 Nations as they beat Wales in Dublin.

Ireland winger Jacob Stockdale races clear to seal the win against Wales after intercepting a pass

SIX NATIONS RUGBY: Ireland supremacy against Wales not reflected in Dublin scoreline

Ireland stormed ever closer to a NatWest 6 Nations title showdown with England by dismissing Wales 37-27 in Dublin.
Jacob Stockdale crosses for the opening try in the Ireland v Wales game in Dublin

SIX NATIONS RUGBY: Ireland survive Welsh scare to keep Six Nations Grand Slam on track

Ireland outhalf Jonathan Sexton

SIX NATIONS: Rory Best insists Jonathan Sexton will be fit to face Wales

Rory Best has insisted Johnny Sexton will shake off a sore back and be fully fit for Saturday's NatWest 6 Nations clash with Wales in Dublin.

Ireland and Ulster rugby captain Rory Best

Rory Best is one of the great players: according to Wales’ Ken Owens

Wales hooker Ken Owens has described Ireland captain Rory Best as “a great player” ahead of Saturday’s NatWest 6 Nations clash in Dublin.

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