Watch: Tadhg Furlong Speaks To Irish Rugby Ahead Of World Cup Opener

Wexford native Tadhg Furlong and James Ryan spoke to Irish Rugby at a press conference in Japan on Thursday evening... (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-4892696627991900", enable_page_level_ads: true }); The Irish Rugby team face Scotland on Sunday morning in their opening match of the Rugby World Cup, which is held in Japan. The duo …

Wexford Native Signs His First Professional Rugby Contract

A 21-year-old Wexford native has signed his first professional rugby contract... Wexford have another professional rugby player to look out for.  On Tuesday afternoon, Wexford native Paul Boyle signed his first professional rugby contract - with Connacht Rugby - keeping him at the provincial club until the 2020-21 season.  Following the announcement, Boyle said:  “I …

Interview: Former Wexford Rugby Star Robin Copeland Joins Connacht

Former Gorey rugby star Robin Copeland has joined Connacht after signing from Munster Rugby.  In a good move for the Wexford native, Copeland should see more game time with the Westerners with the great task of filling Connacht legend John Muldoon's boots. Speaking on his initial aims with Connacht, Copeland said: "Hit the ground running, …

Wexford’s Tadhg Furlong Helps Leinster Secure Historic Double

A fiery Tadgh Furlong helped Leinster clinch a historic double by clinching the Rabo Pro 14 Trophy at Lansdowne Road on Saturday evening.  A fantastic team performance from Leinster secured the first-ever Pro14 and Champions Cup double. Full time: Leinster 40 - 32 Scarlets  Ruggedly leading and driving mauls. Grasping a line out like a …

Two Wexford Natives Help Lansdowne To All-Ireland Rugby Victory

Lansdowne narrowly overcame Cork Constitution in the Ulster Bank Division 1A Rugby League on Sunday.  Full time: Lansdowne 19 - Cork Constitution 17 The victory completed a prized All-Ireland League and Cup double for Lansdowne, who are now three-time league champions (2013, 2015 and 2018). Two Wexford natives, namely Foster Horan (Tombrack, Ferns) and Willie Earle …

Wexford Native Paul Boyle Handed First Cap For Connacht In Thomond Park

He's one of our own. Paul Boyle...remember the name.  Despite being only 20-years of age, Wexford native Paul Boyle was handed his first cap for the Connacht Rugby team yesterday evening when they faced Munster in Thomond Park. As mentioned in an earlier article, Boyle captained the Irish u20's throughout the World Cup last year …

Local Rugby Player Makes Connacht Mens Senior Rugby Squad For Saturday

Connacht will face Munster this Saturday in Thomond Park and there will be a familiar Wexford face in the match-day squad...  Connacht Head Coach Kieran Keane has announced his starting fifteen and full match-day squad to take on Munster. Paul Boyle, who hails from Castletown in Co.Wexford played with Gorey RFC, and he has now …