Ulster Rugby criticised over news media ban

Only sports reporters were permitted into Tuesday’s media event at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.

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Ulster coach Jono Gibbes plays down Brian O’Driscoll’s ‘basket case’ comments

Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes plays down Brian O’Driscoll’s comment that the Irish province are “a bit of a basket case”.

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Watch: Gibbes unfazed by O’Driscoll criticism

Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes describes Brian O’Driscoll’s comment that the province are a ‘basket case’ as “irrelevant”.

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Leinster’s Isa Nacewa & Richard Strauss to retire at end of season

Leinster captain Isa Nacewa and hooker Richardt Strauss, “two of the best players to have ever worn the jersey”, will retire at the end of the season.

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Nacewa And Strauss To Retire At End Of Season

Ahead of the Leinster Rugby Awards Ball at the InterContinental Dublin this evening, head coach Leo Cullen confirmed that Leinster captain Isa Nacewa and hooker Richardt Strauss will be retiring at the end of the current season.

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Leinster Trio Shortlisted For EPCR European Player Of The Year Award

Leinster and Racing 92 have been rewarded for the performances that have seen them book their places in next month’s Champions Cup final in Bilbao, with the two teams dominating the shortlist for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the Year 2018 a…

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Leinster trio in running for European player award

Leinster trio Johnny Sexton, Tadhg Furlong and Scott Fardy are among five contenders for the EPCR European Player of the Year award.

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Ireland Women Beat Canada For First Time But Lose Challenge Trophy Final

Ireland’s consistency of performance improved on the final day of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Kitakyushu. They achieved their first series win over Canada at the ninth attempt, before running the USA very close in a Challenge Trophy …

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Irish Rugby TV: Women’s All-Ireland League Final Highlights

The Women’s All-Ireland League trophy was retained by table-topping UL Bohemians last Saturday after another memorable encounter with arch rivals Old Belvedere. Check out the best of the action from the league final at Portlaoise RFC.

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Nominees Announced For Irish Rugby Players Awards

The Zurich Irish Rugby Players Awards, one of the biggest nights in Irish sport, will take place on Wednesday, May 16 at the Clayton Hotel in Ballsbridge. The nominees were revealed today with Keith Earls, Tadhg Furlong, Conor Murray and Jonathan Sext…

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