A general view of the British & Irish Lions squad during training in South Africa.
Munster’s Keith Earls seems sure of scoring a try, unaware that his foot is in touch.
Saracens’ Billy Vunipola scores a try despite James Lowe and Luke McGrath of Leinster during the Heineken Champions Cup Final
The New Zealand Black Ferns pull Haka faces, after they won the Women's Rugby Cup in Belfast.
Connacht rugby club at a match at the SportsGround in Galway
Kilkenny’s Katie Power.
The Irish Rugby Team face the All Blacks Haka in a figure of eight (his shirt number) in respect for Anthony Foley the Munster coach who died.
Rugby Player Richard looks menacing in a scrum
Munster rugby players observe a minutes silence for fellow rugby player Nevin Spence who tragically died in a farming accident.
Paul O'Connell avoids a tackle in a rugby match
Rugby Player jumps in a line out
A set of cousins pose for a picture.
Some of the Ireland Rugby team that won the Grand Slam pose for pictures in different ways with their medals after the match
A streaker is tackled by a policeman during a rugby match between Manawatu and the British and Irish Lions in Palmerston North, New Zealand, in June 2005
Brian O'Driscoll scores a try for Leinster.
Players pile up in the mud during the rugby tour of South Africa by the British and Irish Lions in June 1997.
The Olympic swimmer Chantal Gibney at the Forty Foot, Sandycove, Co Dublin, in June 2000.
The Republic of Ireland soccer manager Mick McCarthy is the focus of attention at Lansdowne Road during his first game in charge, against Russia in March 1996.
A blast of colour at the Olympic Games opening ceremony in Atlanta in July 1996.
The Sam Maguire Cup on tour in Donegal after the county won the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship for the first time in September 1992
The Republic of Ireland soccer captain Andy Townsend samples the rudimentary accommodation at Qemal Stafa stadium, Tirana, before leading his team to a 2-1 victory against Albania in a World Cup qualifying match in May 1993.