Munster and the Irish Rugby Football Union have confirmed that inside centre Denis Hurley has signed a new contract with the province.
Connacht have announced that head coach Pat Lam has signed a three-year deal to stay in Galway until at least the end of 2017/18.
Munster and the IRFU have confirmed the new contracts of Andrew Conway, Johnny Holland, Dave O'Callaghan and Eusebio Guinazu.
Ireland have suffered a double blow with the news that Ulster pair Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding will miss the Six Nations.
Dan Tuohy is set to be ruled out of the Six Nations after tearing a ligament in his thumb while in action for Ulster.
Ulster and Ireland second row Dan Tuohy has signed a new three-year deal keeping him with the province through to 2018.
Versatile Munster back JJ Hanrahan will join Northampton Saints at the end of the season after agreeing a deal with the Premiership side....
Paul O'Connell has ruled out being involved in the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand, but does think Ireland can win the World...
Promising Munster youngster JJ Hanrahan is set to leave the province and join Northampton according to reports in Ireland.
Helen O'Reilly has become the first female referee to join the Irish Rugby Football Union National Referee Panel.
Ireland is set to bid to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup with the bid to be unveiled in Armagh on Friday.
Jonny Sexton has backed concussion protocols despite watching the final minutes of Ireland's win over Australia from the sidelines.
Keith Earls is in line to return to action in January as he recovers from a serious knee injury that has kept him out since May.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt went to hospital with appendicitis after watching his men beat Australia 26-23 in Dublin on Saturday.
Ireland claimed their second Southern Hemisphere scalp of the month with a 26-23 victory over Australia in a thrilling clash.
Claiming the scalp of Australia in Dublin to go with South Africa's would surely see Ireland's 2015 World Cup odds come tumbling down....
Ireland have recalled hooker Rory Best for his 78th cap ahead of their clash with Australia at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday....