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AIL Women's final to be aired live on television for the first time
'It absolutely matters' - Hopes rise for full houses at Ireland's Six Nations games
IRFU in contact with government on crowd restrictions ahead of Six Nations
IRFU appoint Kevin Potts as new chief executive
'They did release a more conciliatory statement' - Minister 'optimistic' IRFU will mend relations with women's players
Player power forces a climbdown from the IRFU but actions matter most
IRFU to publish reports in major u-turn after letter from women's players
Chambers ‘disappointed’ by IRFU response to players’ letter
Extraordinary letter from players shows that the IRFU needs to start listening
'If they are speaking up together, hopefully they can have a similar response to what our players did'
IRFU expresses disappointment and 'refutes the overall tenor' of women's letter
'Untrustworthy leadership' - Irish players write to government to express loss of faith in IRFU
'I was probably at my lowest confidence I've ever been at as an international'
Garry Ringrose signs new three-year IRFU contract
'David Nucifora himself is quite happy to be challenged'
Reports into women's rugby will not be publicly published, confirms IRFU CEO
IRFU in talks with Nucifora for new deal but refuse to comment on Eddy's position
IRFU says it's 'not policy to prevent any player from expressing their opinion'
'It just goes from bad to worse. The IRFU committee need to stand up now'
Worry and anger build in Irish women's rugby after IRFU briefing
'There's no overnight fix for this. We've got to make the game attractive'
IRFU release findings of investigation into 'unacceptable' facilities at women's interpros
'Optimistic we'll reach that 100%' - Ireland's November internationals set for full crowds
Irish rugby great Claire Molloy announces retirement from international duty
IRFU must be brutally self-critical as review into World Cup failure begins
Ireland's clash with USA in Las Vegas cancelled due to border restrictions
'We need to be treated better so we can play better'
A miserable couple of days for Irish women's rugby off and on the pitch
IRFU and Leinster apologise for 'unacceptable error' regarding changing facilities at women's interpros
Irish rugby is 'far from out of the woods' warns IRFU at its AGM
Dejection for Ireland in Tokyo but IRFU has big plans for the future in 7s
Leinster academy boss McNamara set for move to South Africa's Sharks
The Great Sean O'Brien Debate, plus Nucifora leaves us with more questions than answers
'At any interface point in the game, there is always going to be friction'
Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora
IRFU back Ireland boss Farrell to link up with Lions after July Tests
'We would have liked to have contracted Tadhg for longer than one year'
All games to be held in Cardiff as Ireland's rescheduled U20 Six Nations fixtures announced
IRFU assessing new options for July as plans for Fiji tour are aborted
'We achieved two wins from three which was our target. We know where we need to be better'