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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Exiles

Last year
London Irish edge out Saracens in high-scoring thriller to move into fifth
Declan Kidney’s team are two points shy of the play-off places.
All time
Ex-Ireland U20 hooker joins London Irish on loan
Tadgh McElroy has agreed a move to the Exiles until the end of the season.
Galway man Heffernan signs with Northampton Saints
The tighthead will soon be playing Premiership rugby.
Simon Zebo scores late winning try in the snow for Racing against Clermont
The Cork man gathered Finn Russell’s cross-field kick to seal the victory.
Ex-Ulster lock Jack Regan named in Mitre 10 Cup squad in New Zealand
The 23-year-old is part of the Otago set-up for the upcoming Kiwi competition.
Irish players involved as English Premiership has first midweek games
36-year-old Gareth Steenson helped Rob Baxter’s Exeter to victory last night.
Argentina's most-capped player Creevy joins London Irish
The 35-year-old hooker, a former Pumas captain, was sold on the move after speaking to Declan Kidney.
'This is a most serious issue' - Anger at London Irish as Kidney's forwards coach poached by Gloucester
‘Surprised and disappointed’ Gloucester have since hit back with a statement of their own.
Madigan slots penalty for Bristol and 20-year-old Scannell debuts in Biarritz
There were plenty of Irish players involved in England, France, Italy, and the US over the weekend.
From Exile to Ireland U20: McNulty another example of IQ recruitment value
Born and raised in Bath, the exciting Connacht back is set to aid Ireland in the U20 Six Nations
All Blacks wing Naholo joins SOB and Jackson in signing for London Irish
Declan Kidney welcomed the addition of a ‘top-class player.’
Madigan nails 88th-minute conversion to give Lam's Bristol a vital win
The 29-year-old showed his composure at the very death against Northampton.
Keatley and Sexton grab tries, while Irish trio make Pro D2 team of the week
It was another busy weekend abroad for a raft of Irish-qualified players.
Ulster recruit Irish-qualified South African prop Milasinovich
The Worcester tighthead qualifies for Ireland through his grandfather, who won Ulster caps of his own.
O'Brien excited to link with Kidney and Kiss at ambitious London Irish
The 32-year-old flanker says the move it about being part of a new project.
Ireland back row Sean O'Brien to join London Irish after World Cup
The deal could be officially announced as early as next week.
McNamara excited by addition of Saracens centre to Ireland U20 ranks
Oliver Morris has come through the IRFU’s IQ Rugby programme.
Ex-Connacht academy back Leader receives USA Eagles call-up
The Galway native qualified through residency last September.
Back to the capital for Kidney's London Irish as new home venue plans confirmed
The Exiles will leave Reading’s Madejski Stadium to share with Brentford from the start of the 2020/21 season.
Zebo keeps scoring, a debut for Foley, and POC's Stade win again
Here’s how the Irish players and coaches based abroad did in recent days.
Zebo scores, McCall's Sarries march on and Patterson dots down for Pirates
It was another busy weekend in England and French rugby for a raft of Irish-qualified players.
Ex-Munster man Casey makes Top 14 debut as Zebo and Ryan score tries
Gareth Steenson has helped Exeter Chiefs to an excellent start to the new season.
Strong start for Madigan and Bristol as Parata scores on Pirates debut
Gareth Steenson and Ian Whitten helped Exeter to begin their season with a win.
Irish centre Brendan Macken set to join Declan Kidney's London Irish
The former Leinster midfielder has spent the summer with Leicester Tigers.
Irish coach Mike Prendergast set to join reinvigorated Stade Français
The former Munster scrum-half has a growing reputation as an excellent attack coach.
Irishman Mark McCall extends contract as Saracens' director of rugby
The former Ulster head coach has guided the English club to major success in recent years.
Cork man Mitchell making big impression in Major League Rugby in the US
The former UCC second row tells us about life with Austin Elite in Texas.
Kilkenny man Lydon and Ealing bid to deny Leinster's first trophy chance today
The former Stade Français fullback has enjoyed his first season with the Championship club.
'I got a notion one time and I went to a hypnotist in Limerick'
Ex-Munster hooker Duncan Casey and Grenoble are one win away from promotion into the Top 14.
Ireland international Madigan up for Championship Player of the Year
The 32-times capped out-half was instrumental as Pat Lam’s Bristol earned promotion.
Ex-Ireland hooker Clarke appointed Ospreys head coach on three-year deal
The former Ulster forwards coach has made a big impact on the Welsh region.
Sexton takes on home province Leinster for first time in B&I semi-final
The 25-year-old second row is a key player for the Jersey Reds.
Kidney's London Irish win, Madigan and Bristol promoted, and all the exiles action
London Irish and Bristol may still be swapping places next season.
Prendergast's attack helping to give Oyonnax a shot at Top 14 survival
The Irishman first moved to France in a coaching capacity in 2013 to join Grenoble.
'It's good to see' - O'Mahony pleased by Kidney and Kiss to London Irish reports
The Munster captain has worked under both coaches.
McMahon stars in Pro D2, Butler returns for Pau and all the exiles action
Donnacha Ryan’s Racing 92 closed the gap to leaders Montpellier in the Top 14.
'I grew up watching Drico, D’Arcy' - Munster's Arnold on being in Ireland camp
The Exiles product has been heavily influenced by Felix Jones’ coaching at Munster.
Ryan's form continues, Casey's strong start in Grenoble and a US debut for Fawsitt
Here’s how the Irishmen based abroad got on over the weekend.
London net dramatic 76th minute goal to seal share of the spoils against Limerick
Ciaran Deely’s side are up to fourth in Division 4.
Donnacha Ryan's excellent footballing skills and all the exiles' action
Ian Madigan and Bristol march on towards promotion into the Premiership.