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Ireland Rugby News

Nov 23

Beaumont Hails Historic Governance Reform To Further Gender Balance In Rugby

World Rugby has underscored its commitment to furthering gender equality at all levels of the organisation by announcing sweeping reform of its Council with an ambition of at least one-third women’s representation from next year.

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Nov 23

‘I’m Really Looking Forward To The Challenge’ – Ulster Signing Moore

Ulster have announced that Ireland-capped tighthead prop Martin Moore will join the province next summer on a two-year deal.  

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Nov 23

Marty Moore: Wasps prop to join Ulster on two-year deal at end of this season

Ireland prop Marty Moore will move from Wasps to Ulster on a two-year deal at the end of this season.

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Nov 23

Heenan To Leave Connacht At End Of The Season

Connacht flanker Jake Heenan has announced his decision to leave the province at the end of the 2017/18 season. Heenan joined Connacht in 2013 and has made over 50 appearances since he arrived in the Sportsground.

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Nov 22

Paul Marshall set to join Ulster Rugby’s 200 club

Ulster scrum-half Paul Marshall will become the fourth player to earn a 200th cap for the province in Friday night’s Pro14 game with Treviso.

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Nov 22

Jackson Column: Scots show the way in All Black battle

The All Blacks enter their final engagement of an eventful year clinging to a long-playing record of just one Test defeat in the British Isles during the last 15 years, England at Twickenham in 2012.

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Nov 22

Connacht seeking revenge in Cardiff

Cardiff Blues claim an edgy 36-30 win over Connacht in the Pro14 despite being outscored by four tries to three.

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Nov 22

Fitzpatrick To Captain Leinster Women For Interpro Title Defence

The Leinster Women’s squad has been confirmed for the 2017/18 IRFU Women’s Interprovincial Championship. A total of 34 players have been selected in the squad from 11 clubs from across the province.

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Nov 22

Closing Date For ‘Your Club, Your Country’ Next Week

The closing date for clubs to return all Your Club Your Country ticket stubs is Wednesday, November 29th at 5pm.

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Nov 22

Ronan O’Gara to leave Racing 92 to take up Crusaders coaching role

Ronan O’Gara is to be released early from his contract with Racing 92 to take up a coaching role with Super Rugby champions the Crusaders.

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Nov 21

Jared Payne: Ulster boss Les Kiss says recurring headaches still ruling out centre

Ulster’s director of rugby Les Kiss says Jared Payne’s recurring headaches mean that he cannot be rushed back to action.

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Nov 21

Christian Lealiifano confirms Ulster departure in January

Australian international Christian Lealiifano confirms that he will leave Ulster in January to return to the Brumbies for the start of the Super Rugby season.

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Nov 21

Kiss says Ulster will not rush Jared Payne back into action

Ulster Director of Rugby Les Kiss says the Irish province will not rush Jared Payne back into action as he continues to try and overcome recurring headaches.

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Nov 21

Irish Rugby TV: Jacob Stockdale On Learning In The Ireland Squad

Young winger Jacob Stockdale is enjoying his time in Ireland camp, learning from experienced players and working with the coaching team. He is also hoping to face Argentina in the final game of the GUINNESS Series on Saturday.

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Nov 21

Munster Step Up Preparations For PRO14 Trip To Parma

Munster return to GUINNESS PRO14 action away to Zebre on Sunday, with new head coach Johann van Graan joining the province this week ahead of his first game in charge.

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Nov 21

Ireland Women’s Sevens Squad Named For World Series Opener In Dubai

The Ireland Women’s Sevens squad to compete in the opening leg of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Dubai next week has been named by Anthony Eddy.

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