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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Trimble Heads Up Premier Sports’ PRO14 Broadcast Team In Northern Ireland

Premier Sports, the new home of every game in the GUINNESS PRO14, has announced that former Ireland international Andrew Trimble will head up their broadcast team in Northern Ireland ahead of an exciting new season.

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On The Road With The Ireland 7s – The London And Paris Episodes

The final two episodes of the ‘On The Road with the Ireland 7s’ series are now live. The sixth and seventh installments follow the Ireland Men’s and Women’s Sevens team on their path across the closing rounds of the 2017/18 HSBC World Rugby Seven…

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Job Vacancy: Performance Analyst – IRFU High Performance Department

The IRFU is now inviting applications for the position of Performance Analyst – High Performance Department.

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Ronan O’Gara: Former Ireland and Munster fly-half earns Hall of Fame honour

Ireland’s 2009 Grand Slam winner Ronan O’Gara is being inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame later this year.

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O’Gara To Receive World Rugby Hall Of Fame Honour

World Rugby has announced that five legends of the game – Ireland’s Ronan O’Gara, Liza Burgess (Wales), Stephen Larkham (Australia), Pierre Villepreux (France) and Bryan Williams (New Zealand) – will be inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame in 2018.

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Installation Of Munster’s New 3G Pitch In Cork Is Complete

The new modified 3G pitch surface at Munster’s Cork home, Irish Independent Park, has been laid by Tralee-based company PST Sport. The bedding-in process of the new surface is now underway with two pre-season games to be played at the venue in the Kea…

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Cullen Expecting ‘A Very Good Test’ In Pre-Season Opener

The Leinster team to face US Montauban in their first pre-season match has been named. An extended squad of 28 players will travel to France today ahead of Friday night’s friendly against the Pro D2 side at Stade Sapiac (kick-off 8.30pm local time/7.3…

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Joy Neville Appointed To Six-Round Women’s Sevens Series

A team of 25 match officials from 15 Unions, including Ireland’s Joy Neville, has been announced for this coming season’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series as the countdown to the 2020 Olympic Games gathers pace.

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