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Tuesday 21st January 12:14
Keith Earls has signed a new deal with the Irish RFU, and will continue playing for Munster for two more seasons.
Wednesday 24th April 20:14
Munster have confirmed Doug Howlett and Donncha O'Callaghan will miss Saturday's Heineken Cup semi-final clash with Clermont.
Sunday 10th March 14:52
Winger Keith Earls says Ireland are determined to end their Six Nations campaign with a good display in Italy next weekend.
Friday 8th February 13:49
Ireland have named an unchanged side for Sunday's Six Nations meeting with England in Dublin.
Tuesday 29th January 13:56
Brian O'Driscoll, Rob Kearney, Sean O'Brien and Rory Best are restored to the Ireland starting line-up for Saturday's Six Nations trip to Wales.
Saturday 6th October 21:21
Leinster scored three tries in an explosive 30-21 victory over old rivals Munster in the RaboDirect Pro12 league.
Tuesday 10th April 10:00
Munster are waiting on injury news regarding James Coughlan and Keith Earls following their shock Heineken Cup exit to Ulster.
Thursday 9th February 14:05
Ireland have called up Paddy Wallace as cover for Jonathan Sexton ahead of Saturday's RBS Six Nations clash with France.
Monday 12th September 16:28
Ireland wing Keith Earls is relishing the World Cup and has set himself the task of "lighting the tournament up".
Monday 7th February 10:36
Skysports.com names its team of the weekend from the opening round of Six Nations games
Thursday 3rd June 15:11
Keith Earls will miss out on Ireland's tour to New Zealand and Australia with a groin injury.
Saturday 13th March 17:36
Captain Brian O'Driscoll celebrated his 100th cap in style as Ireland powered their way to a clinical 27-12 victory over Wales.
Sunday 31st May 12:19
Keith Earls is likely to be ruled out of the British and Irish Lions' next tour match after picking up a shoulder injury.
Friday 29th May 10:25
There are always a couple of jacks in the Lions' box, but for Keith Earls, the 2008/9 season has moved quicker than the famous toy.
Thursday 6th November 19:15
Brian O'Driscoll has expressed his delight at the influx of young talent in the Ireland squad ahead of Saturday's Test against Canada.
Tuesday 4th November 18:43
Keith Earls says that an Ireland debut at his home Thomond Park will be "that extra bit special".
New Zealand may have swept the board at the recent World Rugby awards by winning team of the year, player of the year (Brodie Retallick) and coach of the year (Steve Hansen) but Ireland will feel pretty happy with their year too.
We look back on an exciting year of rugby with a World Cup win, a European double and the retirement of two icons of the game.
The biggest and toughest hits and tackles plus the best tries from the world of rugby union.
Read the thoughts and opinions of Phil Edwards with skysports.com