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Munster Rugby: Scrum-half Nick McCarthy to join province from Leinster

Leinster scrum-half Nick McCarthy will switch provinces at the end of the season having agreed a two-year deal with Munster.

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We know what’s coming down the tracks – Ulster prop Marty Moore

Prop Marty Moore believes Ulster know what to expect when they face Racing 92 in the Heineken Champions Cup on Saturday.

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Match Officials Confirmed For Women’s Internationals In November

IRFU Referees Sean Gallagher and Joy Neville will take charge of two high profile Women’s International matches in November.

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David Nucifora: Time for stability at Ulster says IRFU Performance Director

IRFU performance director David Nucifora believes Ulster need a period of steadiness in the wake of their turbulent 2017-18 campaign.

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Irish Rugby TV: Aviva Minis Festival At UL Bohemians

The Munster leg of the Aviva Minis Festival season took place in UL Bohs last Sunday. Teams from all over Munster and visiting teams from Leinster enjoyed the fun on the day and a visit from Ireland and club scrumhalf Nicole Cronin.

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Moving to Ulster was a great decision – Will Addison

Ulster’s Will Addison says he has no regrets about his decision to move to Belfast this season after almost 10 years at Sale Sharks.

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Champions Cup: Marty Moore expects physical battle for Ulster against Racing

Ulster prop Marty Moore expects a physical battle against Racing 92 similar to that which the province faced against Leicester last week.

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Irish Rugby TV: Aviva Minis Visits City Of Armagh

The Aviva Minis Festival rolled into The Palace Grounds at City of Armagh RFC last Saturday and despite the best efforts of the weather the 400 boys and girls enjoyed a wonderful day on and off the pitch with a surprise visit from Ulster and Ireland h…

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Rory Best says Ulster Rugby just needed time to gel

Ulster captain Rory Best has put the team’s poor inter-pro results against Munster and Connacht down to a lack of continuity.

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Ulster’s Browne retires following repeated concussions

Ulster second row Peter Browne retires with immediate effect from rugby after suffering repeated concussions.

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All-Ireland League Division 1B: Round 2 Review

Division 1B pacesetters Naas and Malone doubled up with their second victories of the new All-Ireland League season on Saturday, while Banbridge’s front row impressed as they opened their win account at home to St. Mary’s College.

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All-Ireland League Division 2A: Round 3 Review

Navan are the only unbeaten left in Division 2A, moving to the top of the table ahead of the first break in this season’s fixtures. It was a good weekend too for Dolphin and Nenagh Ormond who picked up their first wins, the latter edging their Friday …

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All-Ireland League Division 2B: Round 3 Review

Dungannon have climbed into the top four on the back of their Ulster derby victory over Belfast Harlequins, while Corinthians opened their win account against in-form Sunday’s Well, and MU Barnhall continue to set the pace with their third bonus point…

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All-Ireland League Division 2C: Round 3 Review

Five-try Midleton won their top of the table clash with Bangor in Division 2C, with the third round also producing victories for City of Derry, Omagh, Bruff and Ballina who have now won three on the trot following their promotion from the junior ranks…

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Ulster Lock Browne To Retire

Ulster second row Peter Browne has announced his decision to retire from the game, with immediate effect. He won 34 caps for the province, as well as making a number of appearances for the Ulster ‘A’ team.

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Women’s 7s Squad Named For World Series Opener In Colorado

Thirteen players have been named as part of the Ireland Women’s 7s squad for the opening round of the 2018-19 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Glendale, Colorado this weekend.

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