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Local pair recognised at All-Ireland League Awards

THERE was local success in the All-Ireland League Virtual Rugby Awards last week as Queen’s University and Malone RFC were celebrating success. Neve Jones from Malone RFC was awarded Energia Women’s AIL Rising Star and Michael Orr from Queens University won Energia Men’s AIL Division 2A Rising Star Brian Hayes from Cork Constitution and Hannah O’Connor […]

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Ulster’s fate in their own hands

European Champions Cup Pool Three Ulster v Bath (Kingspan Stadium, Saturday, 3.15pm, live on BT Sport) THE scenario is straightforward for Ulster on Saturday afternoon: defeat Bath and they qualify for the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup. In fact, a four-try bonus point draw would suffice for Dan McFarland’s men to reach the last eight, […]

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Ulster set for huge doubleheader against Harlequins

WITH two wins from two already in this season’s European Champions Cup, Ulster will attempt to make it a hat-trick when they host Harlequins on Saturday afternoon (3.15pm). Dan McFarland’s side opened their campaign with a win away to Bath before taking down Clermont Auvergne two weeks ago and it’s another English Premiership club in […]

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Ulster set for European opener in Bath

Rugby: European Champions Cup Pool Three Bath v Ulster (Saturday, 1pm, live on Channel 4) HAVING reached the quarter-finals of last year’s Champions Cup, Ulster will be hoping to again make it to the knockout stages and they begin their campaign with a tricky trip to Bath tomorrow. Dan McFarland’s side have enjoyed a decent […]

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‘I’ve big shoes to fill’ concedes Henderson

THE forthcoming Rugby World Cup will be a bittersweet one for many Ulster fans as it will mark the swansong of Rory Best’s glittering playing career. Last week, it was confirmed that Iain Henderson will succeed him as Ulster captain for the forthcoming season. Henderson will feature for Ireland alongside Best in Japan when the […]

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Ulster to face familiar foes in Champions Cup

ULSTER will face familiar foes Clermont Auvergne in next season’s European Champions Cup as Dan McFarland’s side look to build on a promising campaign last time out. As-well-as the French giants, Ulster have been pitted against Harlequins and Bath from the English Premiership in Pool Three where they will hope to reach the knockout stages […]

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