Best Irish Rugby Players of All Time: Our Ultimate XV 2000-2024

Irish rugby is flying high right now, so it gave us the idea to try and put together our Ultimate XV of the best Irish rugby players of all time.

And we can say right now that it was NOT easy. So to narrow down the selection we’ve only selected players from the year 2000 to now.

As Official Retail Partners of the IRFU, we love our rugby so we said we would give it a crack to stir up some debate.

We’ve had to make some difficult decisions that we know some of you will disagree with – but isn’t that what sport is about?

Let us know you’d pick.

Before we start, if you want to know more about the positions, check out our Blog on the Guide to Rugby Positions Explained.

But back to the team, and without further ado…

Best Irish Rugby Players Of all time: XV

best irish rugby players of all time

1 Cian Healy (Loosehead Prop)

Appearances: 123

Tries: 11

Healy has brought longevity, resilience, determination and consistency to the Irish number one jersey like no one else.

The former Leinster star was, at one stage, the best loosehead in the world and was  instrumental in Ireland winning four Six Nations he was involved in.

Battled back from some bad injuries throughout his career too, including one that robbed him of a Lions test jersey.

Healy is our first pick.

2 Keith Wood (Hooker)

Appearances: 58

Tries: 15

The difficult decisions start here, and we know that Rory Best will be many people’s option here.

Both former captains, with Best representing Ireland much more than Wood. However, we feel Wood, at his peak, was untouchable.

Winning the inaugural World Rugby Player of the Year would suggest that too, as would his sensational displays for the British and Irish Lions during his five tests.

He was a physical powerhouse, yet was intelligent and incredibly skilful too.

3 Tadhg Furlong (Tighthead Prop)

Appearances: 64*

Tries: 5*

There is a lot of competition for this place and the likes of John Hayes and Mike Ross can feel hard done by, but Furlong just offers something different.

What gives Furlong the nod is his all-round game and his ability to offer much more to the team than any other tighthead prop can.

The Leinster man has enjoyed two tours with the Lions, won two Grand Slams with Ireland, scored some memorable tries against the likes of New Zealand and is an driving force.

He still has much more to write in his history book too.

best irish rugby players of all time

4 Paul O’Connell (Second Row)

Appearances: 108

Tries: 8

Absolutely no debating this one.

The Munster hero was an inspiration captain for Ireland and the Lions during his career.

Prolific in the line out and never took a step back breaking lines, O’Connell is a true Irish rugby great.

5 Donncha O’Callaghan (Second Row)

Appearances: 94

Tries: 1

O’Callaghan had to beat off some competition to partner his Munster teammate O’Connell in the second row, but we think he deserves the nod.

Definitely understated by many in his ability in the lineout and the Irish pack, he was also part of two British and Irish Lions tours.

A heroic figure on his day, if you were going to war you would certainly want his beside you.

best irish rugby players of all time

6 Peter O’Mahony (Blindside Flanker)

Appearances: 94*

Tries: 3

The flankers was probably the most competitive area of the field to pick and we didn’t make this decision lightly.

But you can’t ignore the influence Peter O’Mahoney has on Ireland and how they’ve climbed to the very top of World Rugby in recent years.

He beats off competition from the great Sean O’Brien, Stephen Ferris and David Wallace too and we feel it is warranted.

He can play anywhere in the back-row too, the Munster man makes things look easy when he’s on-song.

7 Josh Van der Flier (Openside Flanker)

Appearances: 50*

Tries: 10*

This might be a slightly controversial pick too, but what Van der Flier has done in his only 50 appearances is massive.

One of the few Irish players named as World Rugby Player of the Year, Van der Flier is a key cog in the wheel of Andy Farrell’s side right now.

Known as ‘The Dutch Disciple’, if Ireland are to push on in 2023 and make a serious challenge at winning the World Cup, Van der Flier will be one of the most important influences in the team.

best irish rugby players of all time

8 Jamie Heaslip (Number 8)

Appearances: 95

Tries: 13

Three Heineken Champions Cups and three Six Nations championships makes it hard to ignore Heaslip.

Throw in two World Player of the Year nominations too.

His 2009 performances, especially that try against France at Croke Park, were second only to the great Brian O’Driscoll, and his all-round game ticked all the boxes.

9 Conor Murray (Scrum Half)

Appearances: 105*

Tries: 100 points

Peter Stringer can feel hard done by, but Murray was a different class on his day.

He could pass like the very best, but his box-kicking was where he excelled and where Irish teams became such a threat.

Was the best in the world at one stage, and while his form has dipped in recent years and not recovered to the levels where he was at, he’s still worthy on inclusion.

10 Johnny Sexton (Captain, Fly Half)

Appearances: 113*

Tries: 1050 points

Some might think this position is up for discussion with The Great ROG v Sexton debate, but not for us.

Sexton is up there in the very highest of echelons of Irish rugby, potentially our greatest ever. The only debate we will have on Sexton is him versus O’Driscoll.

O’Gara, of course, will be popular with some. And there’s an argument to say he was the better kicker of the two.

But Sexton is world class in every single part of his game and to continue that level into his late 30s is truly special.

11 Denis Hickie (left Wing)

Appearances: 62

Tries: 29

Hickie had some serious competition from flyer Keith Earls, but the former’s try-rate gives him the nod.

Nearly a try every second game, Hickie could tackle every bit as impressively and he could score.

The Leinster star was electric, exciting, and reliable.

12 Gordan D’Arcy

Appearances: 63*

Tries: 10*

Alongside BOD, D’Arcy completed the world’s best centre partnership at one stage in his career.

He worked super well alongside O’Driscoll because of his defensive abilities, which unlocked his partner on cutting open defences occasion after occasion.

Had an absolute tireless work rate that often went unnoticed, D’Arcy was an unsung hero and his efforts warranted more silverware than he got.

13 Brian O’Driscoll (Outside Centre)

Appearances: 133

Tries: 46

The easiest selection of the day.

We may be biased, but we think O’Driscoll is the greatest outside centre to every play the game.

The Leinster legend and former Lions captain, he scored 46 tries in 133 appearances for Ireland – the eighth highest in international rugby history.

He was beautifully skilful, fearless in the tackle and could create moments of absolute magic out of nowhere and in the smallest of gaps.

14 Tommy Bowe (Right Wing)

Appearances: 69

Tries: 30

Injuries curtailed the longevity of his career and you could only wonder what Tommy Bowe might have achieved if he didn’t have them.

But when in full flight he was a joy to watch and 30 tries in 69 games is some going.

Bowe certainly wasn’t appreciated for what he was doing at the time, but looking back the former Ulster flier was a real big-game player.

15 Rob Kearney (Full Back)

Appearances: 95 caps for Ireland (retired in 2020)

Tries: 13

Another one of the easier picks.

Kearney revolutionised the full back jersey for Ireland and is the most decorated in the history of Irish rugby.

Unbelievable under a high ball and complimented with powerful ball-carrying, Kearney was a gem.


Well, what do you think?

We’re really curious to hear your opinions on who should be in the best Irish rugby players of all time.

Because there’s a lot of lads who were so close to making the cut.

If you’re looking for Irish rugby gear, they look no further than below.

best irish rugby players of all time

**Stat was correct at time of writing and may have changed since**

How to pick the right Kids Rugby Boots

Are you looking to find the right pair of kids rugby boots for your child or children?

The new season is just upon us so knowing what to buy is important.

As Official Sports Retailer of the IRFU, we love our rugby, so that’s why we’ve created this guide to picking the right kids rugby boots for you.

We’ll discuss what features to look out for, sizing, some of the brands, tips on measuring feet and also answer ‘can kids wear soccer boots for rugby?’.

Kids Rugby Boots: Features

Making sure your kids rugby boots have some important features can really help your child, as well as saving you money.

Things to look out for:


Because of a lot of amateur rugby is played during the Autumn/Winter, the ground tends to be mucky and slippy.

So making sure your child has good traction is essential.

kids rugby boots

For soft ground, your child will need at least six metal studs, which help in transitions, scrums, breakdowns and more.

Rugby boots have a longer stud than soccer or football boots too, which is what sets them apart.

Mesh Lining

A mesh lining makes sure your little one’s feet can breathe while a one piece high scuff resistant PU upper provides essential durability and abrasion resistance to last then through a long rugby season.

Shock attenuating properties help to reduce strain to their lower limbs so they can always play at maximum power with less risk of injury.


There is a lot of potential for strain to ankles in rugby, so plenty of cushioning will provide ample protection.

It will also ensure maximum comfort for your child.


There’s quite the different in requirements for backs and forwards in rugby, so their boots vary too.

For example, backs will prefer a lighter, more nimble boot to focus on speed and footwork.

Forwards will need a tougher, more secure boot with protection and grip in abundance.

Kids Rugby Boots: Sizing

Rugby boots should be as snug without contacting the toes as possible at the foot’s end.

Women’s sizing, on the other hand, differs from conventional shoe sizing and is roughly one and a half sizes smaller. For instance, a woman wearing a size 9 regular shoe should wear a size 7.5 rugby boot.

The size of the person’s feet will determine the boot size that is selected. But when purchasing rugby boots, a 1-inch space between the foot and the boot is excellent.

Rugby boots come in a variety of sizes, from junior to adult. Please compare the size charts provided with the specific items.

The same applies to kids.

Can kids wear football boots in rugby?

In a nutshell: yes.

Football boots are constructed with speed and agility in mind, whereas rugby boots are made with the need for power and stability in mind.

As a result, rugby boots are frequently bigger, have elevated heels, have more and larger studs, and have an ankle cut that is higher.

However, there are also a few more complex points to consider. Football boots are frequently worn by rugby backs players because their positions call for a lot of agility and kicking.

kids rugby boots

This explains why some rugby players favour football boots.

For rugby forwards, whose needs are extremely different, this is less true.

Consider the force and weight that a front row forward experiences when in a scrum.

It is crucial that they have a solid foundation from which to push, which is why they need bigger boots with more and larger studs than soccer boots.

How to measure kids feet?

If you’re not sure how to measure your kids’ feet at home, we can help.

Check out this blog on how to do it.

Or call in-store where our Sports Advisors will only be delighted to help.


We hope this guide helped your journey in finding the right kids rugby boots.

We’ve got some amazing offers from all the top brands on our site.

Check them out below.

kids rugby boots



The Ultimate Rugby Recovery Session

80 minutes of rugby at any level is severe on the body, so getting that all-important rugby recovery session in the following day is crucial for performance.

Rugby players are encouraged to perform a rugby recovery session the day after a game to help recovery, which will aid soreness, tightness and mobility issues.

The sessions will only take 20 minutes and are designed to be light, mostly non-strenuous work. We’ve got a great line of recovery equipment right HERE. 

Check out a video snippet of the session below.

Intersport Elverys takes recovery serious, that’s why we’ve got Connacht Rugby’s Head of Athletic Performance, David Howarth, to take us through a typical recovery rugby session.

Or as Howarth puts it, in his Aussie accent: ‘a regen session’.

rugby recovery session

Howarth brings a wealth of experience to his role, having previously worked with Oklahoma City Thunder NBA as their strength and conditioning coach.

So you’re in safe hands.

Before you start, why not check out our Top Tips from the Connacht Rugby Team. 

Types of Rugby Recovery Session

“There’s three different levels of regeneration or recovery that we would suggest for the Connacht Rugby guys to do after big sessions, or between sessions, so that they can get ready to perform again.

“Essentially you can do active regeneration, passive regeneration or some sort of mental regeneration.

“Active regeneration or recovery might be down in the ocean getting in cold water, or a sauna of some other exposure to heat, or maybe it might just be getting a longer sleep.

rugby recovery session

“A mental regeneration could be reading, talking with friends or working through some plans or something like that. While active regen’ or recovery is where we actually take action to try and change tissue quality, or the way we feel and move.

“So below is a quick example of some active regen’ we suggest for the guys to do on their down days.”

Dos and Don’ts for a Rugby Recovery Session

“Before any rugby recovery session starts, there’s a number of dos and don’ts you should follow.

“One thing we want to prioritise going into any of these sessions is making sure we get enough sleep and we’ve eaten the right foods. This can be like putting lipstick on a monkey if you don’t do these two things.

“First, make sure you get a really good night’s sleep and get good food into you going into that day off. Once you’re on it, make sure you’re taking your time going through the recovery session and don’t rush it.

“But equally don’t turn it into a full workout because that is coming the day after for you.

“Check out our three-part easy-to-do active recovery session below.”

Active Rugby Recovery Session To Try

Rugby Recovery Session Part 1: Trigger Therapy

“To do this, you are going to need a roller and a trigger ball, even a massage gun will help. 

“Start by lying down on your roller, hugging yourself around your chest, looking for elbow on elbow, and working on your lower back, rolling between your hips and about the middle of the thoracic spine.

“Keep it nice and smooth, nice and slow, and keep that chin tucked up.

“Then you’re going to find a nice tight spot, drop your hips down to the ground and gradually lift those elbows back towards your head, working in and out of it. What you’re trying to do is pin down the tissue that is really recovery session

“This is really good for loosing out the shoulders and you can work your way through the various tight spots you might have.

“From there you can move on to the front of the thigh. Roll over and drop your quads onto the roller, go one or two legs, whatever you feel comfortable doing.

“And we’re working the same theories here of rolling through the tissue, finding any bad spots and when you do, pin the knot.

“This can be really beneficial when you don’t have access to massage therapy.

“We want you to continue working through the legs, like the outside of the thigh – the IT Band – and then the calves. This is not particularly pleasant, nor do you want it to be, so it should feel a six or seven out of ten in terms of pain.

“The results should be pleasant but the actual doing of it is quite unpleasant.”

Rugby Recovery Session Phase 2: Basic Stretching

“The second phase of this is just basic stretching.

“One we like to do is the pigeon push up. Start in a push up position, pull your knee up to your chest and point your foot out the side. From there you just want to drop your chest over the top of your knee. Don’t overdo this either.

“We’re lengthening out that muscle towards the back around the glutes and up toward the hip, a part of the body that gets tied up in rugby players due to change of direction and getting blasted off the ball.

rugby recovery session

“It’s pretty hard to hold yourself in this if you’ve not got a good range of motion and the ability to hold here ends up in a little bit of a performance advantage.”

“Another stretch we like is a lying leg twist. The lads will lie on their back, roll their leg over and try and keep their shoulders on the ground. If you’re struggling with that, just lean over on your side, life your hand high up in the air and twist that back as far as you can.

rugby recovery session

“Stay nice and relaxed while holding these positions and stay in them for one to two minutes.”

Rugby Recover Session Phase 3: Movement Fly

“The next phase is a bit more challenging and about cleaning up the movement, making sure that hips and shoulders and backs are working together and able to transition between key positions.

“We’ll ask the guys to stand on their feet, starting nice and low, pushing up overhead and reaching away to open up them shoulders, challenging that balance. Sinking down to a forward fold to loosen out the hamstrings before walking your hands forward to a push up position.

“You can work by pushing back in a dogs pose or push through to a Hindu pose. From here step forward with one leg, pushing into the ground with one arm and the opposite points towards the sky and opens up. Repeat on the other side.
“For a bit of a challenge to the core, bring the hands back into what we call a bear crawl position and move to an ex-switch, which brings up one foot and the opposite hand to the shoulder. Stay low and balanced before rolling back into a squat and standing up.”


As Official Sports Retail Partner of Connacht Rugby, we’re delighted to have David’s expertise on show. Full video below.

We’ve got other recovery based content too, like this Yoga Poses for GAA Players and Footballers. 

Why not shop our Rugby Range Right HERE or our Recovery Range below.

Famous Irish Rugby Players: Top 6

Throughout our history, there has been some very famous Irish rugby players.

Irish rugby has long punched well above its weight in terms of the talent it has produced and now we’re taken on the difficult task of picking our most famous and best players.

If you’re new to rugby, our Ultimate Guide to Rugby Positions Blog might help.

As Official Retail Sports Partners of the IRFU, we know it’s not going to be a easy and we’d also like to apologise to anyone we’ve left out or who you think should be included.

It’s a game of opinions after all!

So here we go, and in no particular order.

Famous Irish Rugby Players: 1

Brian O’Driscoll (1999-2014)

Position: Centre

Caps: 141 (Ireland 131 and British and Irish Lions 8)

Tries: 47 (Ireland 46 and British and Irish Lions 1)

We’re starting off with the easiest inclusion in our list.

Dricco’ is widely regarded as the best rugby player Ireland has ever produced and some will also argue as the greatest to play the sport.

famous irish rugby players

The centre was a prolific try-scorer with a record of 46 for Ireland, while he also boasts the record appearances of 133 Tests, 83 as captain.

The Leinster club man had pace, strength, leadership, agility, leadership and flair – the complete player who somehow, was never awarded the World Player of the Year despite 3 nominations.

O’Driscoll also boasted eight Lions Test caps, 4 Triple Crowns, 2 Six Nations, one Grand Slam, 3 European Cups and is still the all-time Six Nations try scorer.

Famous Irish Rugby Players: 2

Paul O’Connell (2002-2015)

Position: Second Row

Caps: 115 (Ireland 108 and British and Irish Lions 7)

Tries: 8 (all with Ireland)

A fans favourite and the leader of the pack through an illustrious career.

The second row was a colossus, revered across the world for his leadership, heart and talent.

famous irish rugby players

The Munster man finished with 108 Ireland caps, hampered somewhat by injuries. He also lined out for the Lions on three tours, captaining the in 2009.

Post Brian O’Driscoll, O’Connell captained Ireland 28 times, leading his country to the 2014 and 2015 Six Nations. In total, he finished with 3 Six Nations, one Grand Slam, 4 Triple Crowns and 2 European Cups.

Famous Irish Rugby Players: 3

Keith Wood (1994-2003)

Position: Hooker

Caps: 63 (Ireland 58 and British and Irish Lions 5)

Tries: 15

A forward by name, but Keith Wood was totally and utterly unique in what he could do.

World Rugby Player of the Year in 2001, the Munster man was highly mobile and possessed pace, agility, a kicking game, excellent hands along with a insatiable desire for work.

famous irish rugby players

Playing 58 times for Ireland, 36 as captain, Wood represented the British and Irish Lions on the 1997 and 2001 tours and helped Munster reach their first ever European Cup Final in 2000.

Hampered by injuries, he held the record for test tries by a hooker (15) until very recently.

Famous Irish Rugby Players: 4

Willie John McBride (1962-1975)

Position: Lock

Caps: 80 (Ireland 63 and British and Irish Lions 17

Tries: 2

In terms of a British and Irish Lions tour legend, Willie John McBride is undisputed in the record books.

Picking up 63 caps for Ireland and captaining them to the 1974 Five Nations, McBride helped the Lions to their only tour victory over New Zealand in 1971. In 1974, he captained the Lions on what is considered their most successful tour ever in South Africa, where they won 21 matches on the bounce and were dubbed the ‘Invincibles’.

famous irish rugby players

They were amongst five of his tours with the Lions!

He registered 11 caps as Ireland captain and had famous wins over South Africa and Australia in their own backyard.

Famous Irish Rugby Players: 5

Ronan O’Gara (2000-2013)

Position: Fly-half
Tests: 128

Points: 1083

O’Gara is second only to O’Driscoll as the most-capped Ireland player in history with an incredible 128 caps and an even more incredible 1083 points scored.

The fly-half was one of the most consistent and professional kickers in the world game and a central figure for Ireland and Munster for over ten years.

famous irish rugby players

O’Gara toured with the Lions in 2001, 2005 and 2009, but perhaps his most famous day out was winning the winning drop goal in Cardiff to help seal Ireland’s first Grand Slam in 61 years.

If you’re interested in kicking, we’ve a fantastic How-To Blog & Video featuring Connacht and Ireland’s Jack Carty HERE. 

Famous Irish Rugby Players: 6

Johnny Sexton (2009-Present)

Position: Fly-half

Caps: Over 100 and counting

Points: Over 900

The evergreen Sexton is the only player in this list still plying his trade and no list of great players could be completed without him.

The once understudy to O’Gara, since Sexton broke onto the since in the late noughties he hasn’t looked back. In 2010 he surpassed O’Gara in the starting team and developed into a ferocious leader.

One of the world’s best over the past decade, Sexton was awarded the World Rugby Player of the Year in 2018 after being instrumental in helping Ireland reach number one in the world and be named World Rugby Team of the Year.

Conclusion: Honourable Mentions

We couldn’t finish this list without mentioning a number of players who could easily have been picked.

We’re talking the legendary Jackie Kyle (1946-1958), Rory Best (2005-2019), Mike Gibson (1964-1979) and Ciaran Fitzgerald (1979-1986).

We can’t wait to hear your suggestions either, so let us know.

Intersport Elverys is proud to be Official Retail Partners with the IRFU and also Connacht Rugby. 

famous irish rugby players



At Home Resistance Band Workout with Bundee Aki

Bundee Aki is a big fan of resistance bands and he’s going to show us his favourite at home resistance band workout exercises.

Resistance bands are incredibly practical and allow you to do a workout pretty much anywhere.

So why not try out these simple exercises next time you’re at home or in the gym – get them HERE: 


At Home Resistance Band Workout: Bicep Curl

“Benefits of a bicep curl I find is that it helps me develop my lower and upper arm strength and also helps me with my rugby when I go into contact and I am holding the rugby ball as hard as I can or as tight as I can so people don’t strip it off me.

“Résistance bands work for warm up and and a workout as well when you’re doing a bicep curl.”


  1. Place yourself in the middle of a resistance band. Place the central piece of your resistance band on the floor while holding the ends. Step one foot onto the band, so the band is in the centre of your foot. Then, with your feet shoulder-width apart, place your other foot on the resistance band. Ensure that the band does not shift and that your feet are at ease.
  2. Hold the resistance band’s ends in your hands. While performing your workout, stand with your back straight and your eyes forward. Maintain a straight line with your arms at your sides, palms facing inward. Maintain a modest amount of tension between your hands and feet by holding the band. Some resistance bands incorporate handles to make them easier to grip. Otherwise, grab them and squeeze them as tightly as home resistance band workout
  3. Hold your curl for 2-3 counts by bending your elbows. Raise your hands to stretch and tighten the ends of the resistance band. To avoid the bands snapping or slipping, use a slow, controlled motion. To work your muscles, bring your hands in front of your shoulders and flex your biceps for 1-2 seconds.
    Hold dumbbells in addition to the resistance band to make your curl more difficult. You can raise both arms at the same time or alternate arms with each curl.
  4. To finish your rep, slowly lower your arms. Straighten your arms out again at the same regulated speed after you’ve finished counting. If you let go of the bands as you lower your arms, you risk injuring yourself. Rest for 1 count after your hands are at your sides and the resistance band feels loose again before continuing your reps.
    During your workout sessions, do 2-3 sets of 10-15 reps. During your curl, don’t lift your feet since the resistance band may shatter and injure you.

At Home Resistance Band Workout: Tricep Extension

“The difference between doing a bicep curl is obviously working the front muscle of your arm. When you’re doing a tricep extension, it’s working that muscle on the back of your arm.

“You can also do an overheard extension, which also hits the back of the arm but isolates the muscle a bit more because you’re trying to stay still.”


  1. Attach a substantial item above your head, such as a door jamb, to which you can safely attach an exercise band. With your elbows bent and by your side, grab the band’s ends. Straighten your elbows while tucking them into your sides. Return to the starting position slowly. home resistance band workout
  2. Only move your elbow. Make no movements with your waist, shoulders, or back. Maintain good balance and form by contracting your abdominals.

At Home Resistance Band Workout: Band Pull

“There is a lot of benefits you can get out of a pull apart band resistance.

“It helps with your strength, as well as your back and your shoulders. It’s a good exercise to warm up and also a good workout to get the upper body ready for a big session.”

at home resistance band workout


  1. Hold an exercise band out in front of you at roughly chest height while standing up straight. Hands should be at least shoulder width apart. Then, pressing your shoulder blades together, pull the band apart. Then go back to where you started. Try to complete 30 per day. If your band’s resistance is too easy or too difficult, you can adjust it. Only move your elbow. Make no movements with your waist, shoulders, or back. Maintain good balance and form by contracting your abdominals.


If you liked Bundee Aki’s workout, why not check out 5 of the Best Weight Training Exercises for Women, with out other brand ambassador, Rianna Jarrett.

We’ve also got a top range of Home Gym equipment available HERE.

at home resistance band workout

Jersey Print | Personalisation at Intersport Elverys

Are you interested in getting your favourite football player’s and number printed on your personalised jersey?

Intersport Elverys can do just that, available in select stores and online. We’ve got all the best Premier League jersey print for you – so what are you waiting for?

Get your hero or your child’s hero emblazoned on the back of your favourite jersey right now and stand out from crowd.

Check out our huge range of Football Jerseys HERE – all available with print.

We’ve more details on what stores provide the service below.

We also provide a custom embroidery service, check it out HERE. 



Jersey Print: Where can I get it?

Jersey print and personalisation is available in Intersport Elverys in select stores only and online.

For teamwear, our graphic design and printing department can help you create the football team jerseys and uniforms you have in mind. Choose from dozens of stock designs for team names, numbers, player names and mascots (10 characters maximum and 2 digits maximum).

For personal wear, decorate your own jersey with your favourite player’s number and name or even put your own name on it!

We can also accommodate all novelty tee printing should you require.

Ask in store for details or ring our Printwear department on +353 (0)94 9020317 We can also do this online when you purchase a new jersey on our website.

jersey print

Stores with Irish Rugby Jersey Print

  • Galway Retail Park,
  • Dublin  Suffolk St, Henry St and Dundrum

Stores with Printers

  • Dublin, Fonthill
  • Dublin, Swords
  • Dublin, Dundrum
  • Dublin, Suffolk Street
  • Dublin, Henry Street
  • Athlone, Golden Island
  • Mullingar, Lakepoint
  • Arklow, Bridgewater
  • Galway Retail Park
  • Thurles, Shopping Centre
  • Sligo, Johnston Court
  • Castlebar, Bridge Street
  • Limerick, Crescent Shopping Center
  • Kilkenny – Parliament Street
  • Cork, Oliver Plunkett Street

Online Jersey Print & Personalisation

To get your jersey personalised online, just follow the steps below:

– Go to the Intersport Elverys website HERE.

– Head to the football section and select the jersey you want personalised.

– First, select your jersey size.

– Then select the button that says “PERSONALISE THIS PRODUCT”.

– A pop up will appear. This is where you enter the name you want on the jersey (max 10 characters) and the number (max 6 digits).

– When finished, select “Confirm and add cost to total”.

– You will then need to checkout and pay for your purchase.

– Finally, enjoy!

**Important – You must be purchasing a new jersey, to avail of online personalisation.


If you love your football, then you’ll love a customised jersey.

At Intersport Elverys, we’ve got every jersey from all the top teams around the world.

Don’t miss out.

Shop football at Intersport Elverys HERE.

jersey print