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Dec 09

Ulster Bank League: Division 2A Previews

It is tight at the top and bottom of Ulster Bank League Division 2A with Malone’s lead coming under pressure from Highfield and Nenagh Ormond, while the two Galway and Leinster clubs are all scrapping to move away from the relegation zone.

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Dec 09

Ulster Bank League: Division 2B Previews

The wintry weather has claimed two fixtures in Ulster Bank League Division 2B today, while City of Derry have conceded a walkover win to Dungannon. A big crowd is expected at Balreask Old for the rematch between Navan and unbeaten leaders Old Crescent.

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Dec 09

Ulster Bank League: Division 2C Previews

Malahide and Seapoint, two of the successful teams from round 9, will have home advantage today as they look to complete season’s doubles over Omagh and Tullamore, while table toppers Sligo are on the road to Bangor as they target win number eight of …

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Dec 08

Women’s Interpros: Round 2 Preview

A weekend which promises to be hugely exciting stretches in front of us as the four provinces prepare for the second round of games in the IRFU Women’s Interprovincial Championship, writes Michael Gallagher.

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Dec 08

Ulster Bank League: Division 1A Previews

The reverse fixtures of the back-to-back matches take place in the Ulster Bank League’s top flight tomorrow, with bottom side Buccaneers looking to overcome St. Mary’s again and record their third successive win, while leaders Lansdowne could make it …

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Dec 08

Ulster Bank League: Division 1B Previews

The final Ulster Bank League Division 1B matches of the calendar year take place tomorrow afternoon, with much of the focus on the lunchtime duel between Shannon and new leaders Ballynahinch, as well as third-placed Banbridge’s long trip south to bott…

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Dec 08

Back Rower Jones To Captain Ulster ‘A’ Against Hartpury

Ulster ‘A’ coaches Kieran Campbell and Willie Anderson have named their team for the British & Irish Cup round 3 trip to Hartpury on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 2.30pm).   

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Dec 08

Robb Returns From Injury To Feature In Connacht Eagles Team

Centre Peter Robb has returned from a leg operation to take his place in the Connacht Eagles starting XV to face Richmond in the British & Irish Cup on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 3pm).

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Dec 08

Munster Welcome Back Five Internationals For Tigers Showdown

Head coach Johann van Graan has named his first Champions Cup team with returning internationals Peter O’Mahony, CJ Stander, Dave Kilcoyne, Conor Murray and Andrew Conway all included for Saturday’s Thomond Park date with Leicester Tigers on Saturday …

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Dec 08

Best Sidelined As Henderson Captains Ulster For Harlequins Clash

Returning Ireland internationals Iain Henderson, Jacob Stockdale and Rob Herring will start for Ulster in Sunday’s Champions Cup round 3 match against Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop (kick-off 1pm).

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