IRFU block Ulster move for South Africa fly-half Elton Jantjies

Ulster’s hopes of signing South Africa fly-half Elton Jantjies are dashed by the IRFU because he is not an Irish qualified player.

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Best insists Ulster’s future is bright after tough season

Skipper Rory Best says he could not be prouder of his Ulster team-mates after they finish the season with a five-game unbeaten run.

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Knee Injury Victim O’Donoghue Set For Scan

Following Munster’s 16-15 defeat to Leinster in Saturday’s GUINNESS PRO14 semi-final, Jack O’Donoghue and JJ Hanrahan have both been assessed for the first half injuries that forced them to be replaced.

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Irish Rugby TV: Noel McNamara & Diarmuid Barron On The Ireland U-20s’ Summer Campaign

Ireland Under-20 head coach Noel McNamara and hooker Diarmuid Barron were at the announcement of the squad for the World Rugby U-20 Championship at the Dublin office of team sponsors PwC.

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Irish Rugby TV: Caelan Doris On Captaining The Ireland U-20s

A missed call from the coach had Caelan Doris worrying about selection, but he need not have worried as Noel McNamara appointed him captain of the Ireland Under-20s for the upcoming World Rugby U-20 Championship in France.

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Ireland Under-20 Squad Named For World Rugby U-20 Championship In France

Head coach Noel McNamara has named the Ireland Under-20 squad, sponsored by PwC, to play in the upcoming World Rugby U-20 Championship in France.

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Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes insists no sour taste over Ulster exit

Outgoing Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes reacts to his side’s 35-17 European Champions Cup play-off victory over Ospreys and insists there is no sour taste over his Kingspan exit.

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Ireland Concede Just One Try On The Way To Winning Second Moscow 7s Title

Ireland were crowned back-to-back Moscow 7s champions after sweeping all before them in the first leg of the 2018 Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series. It is also a successful first step towards reaching next year’s World Sevens Series qualifier in H…

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Watch: Ulster defeat Ospreys 35-17 in European Champions Cup play-off

Ulster score four tries in a 35-17 win over the Ospreys at Kingpsan Stadium in the play-off to decide the final Pro14 team to take part in next season’s Champions Cup.

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John Barclay: Scarlets back-rower undergoes Achilles surgery

Scarlets back-rower John Barclay undergoes surgery for a ruptured Achilles after being ruled out of the Pro14 final against Leinster.

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