European Cup quarter-finals must be the benchmark – Will Addison

New Ulster signing Will Addison believes the province must target a place in the knockout stages of the Heineken Champions Cup and the Pro14 this season.

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Ulster players not distracted by coach uncertainty: Moore

New Ulster prop Marty Moore insists the players have not been distracted by the uncertainty surrounding the arrival of head coach Dan McFarland.

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Cardiff v Leinster Goes Free-To-Air On Eir Sport

eir Sport have announced that its first broadcast from the GUINNESS PRO14 season will be made free-to-air to celebrate the channel becoming the new home of rugby in Ireland.

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Celtic Cup: Gethin Jenkins to be part of Cardiff Blues coaching staff

Cardiff Blues and Wales prop Gethin Jenkins will get his first taste of coaching when the Celtic Cup begins this season.

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IRFU & WRU Launch Celtic Cup To Develop Emerging Talent

The Irish Rugby Football Union and the Welsh Rugby Union have joined forces to create a new development competition, the Celtic Cup, for the emerging professional players from the four Irish provinces and four Welsh regions.

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Noel McNamara: Ireland Under-20’s coach to go on placement in New Zealand

Ireland Under-20’s head coach Noel McNamara joins New Zealand club North Harbour on a three-month coaching placement.

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Ireland U-20 Coach McNamara To Gain Coaching Experience With North Harbour

Ireland Under-20 head coach Noel McNamara has begun a three-month professional development placement with New Zealand’s North Harbour who kick off their Mitre 10 Cup campaign against Northland on Thursday.

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Hugh Hogan Secures New Role With Leinster Senior Coaching Team

At an event on Monday evening to preview this Friday’s Bank of Ireland pre-season match against Newcastle Falcons at Energia Park (kick-off 7pm), Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has confirmed his senior coaching team for 2018/19 with the addition of on…

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Ulster winger Stockdale suffers injury setback

Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale is ruled out for six to eight weeks with a hamstring injury sustained in training.

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Leinster Kick Off Pre-Season Schedule With Win In France

Fielding an extended squad in their first pre-season outing, Leinster had to dig deep as they came from behind to record an 18-17 victory over hosts US Montauban at Stade Sapiac on Friday night.

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