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The best of Irish club rugby gathered in Dublin last night (Thursday 14th May) for the third annual ‘Ulster Bank League Awards’ in the home of Irish rugby, the Aviva Stadium. Ireland’s Head Coach, Joe Schmidt, was on hand to present the awards in 11 different categories across all four divisions of the Ulster Bank League.

Although he was denied the Divis...

 

 

DAVID WALLACE TO JOIN BNY MELLON IRUPA HALL OF FAME 

On Wednesday 13th May at the 13th Hibernia College IRUPA Rugby Players’ Awards, former Ireland and Munster flanker David Wallace will become the 15th player to be inducted into the BNY Mellon IRUPA Hall of ...

Whats next for Paulie - 02/05/2015

The proposed retirement of Paul O'Connell: by Frank Quinn

Paul was doing a paid appearance for Adidas as they launched a new super - duper material for jerseys. He arrived into the room in his "Adidas Origianal grey hooded top".

Paul has a contract with the IRFU up to June 2016 (DOB 20/10/ 79), he will be approaching 37 from the wrong direction. He has...

Leinster Rugby Head Coach Matt O'Connor has this morning confirmed the signing of Isa Nacewa who will join Leinster for the start of pre-season training ahead of the 2015/16 campaign. O'Connor also confirmed that Nacewa would be returning in a playing capacity only.

32-year-old Nacewa, is of course a former Leinster player and made a try scoring debut in September 2008 in a 16...

Rory Best has been named Heineken Ulster Rugby Personality of the Year at the province’s annual awards dinner.

The Ulster hooker was given the accolade following a season in which he resumed the captaincy, won his third RBS 6 Nations Championship and led Ulster to the PRO12 play-offs.

The citation read: “Rory epitomises the connection between the players on...

Rugby clubs across Ireland are once again in with a chance of winning a monetary prize for their club through Ulster Bank RugbyForce. Returning for a fifth year, Ulster Bank RugbyForce is an initiative which provides rugby clubs with the opportunity to win support packages to renovate their club and upgrade their facilities.

The initiative for this season is now open fo...

 

PLAYERS NOMINATE

HENSHAW, MURRAY, O’CONNELL & SEXTON

FOR HIBERNIA COLLEGE IRUPA PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2015

Henshaw nominated for Players’ Player, Young Player and Try of the Year

Ireland’s Rugby Players Association, IRUPA today ...

 

Frank Quinn writes: Well all the statistics/history in the world could not equal the Super Saturday results on the 21st March 2015.

We got over Cheltenham in super fashion as we thought with Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh breaking records and survived Super St. Patricks Day, only to be suckered by the rugby fest on The Real Super Saturday.

I put all my pr...

Frank Quinn writes: The last four consists of two French, One English and one Irish Club - Fair divide,

The two French team are at home(in the South of France) in St. Etienne and Marseille in the semis.

Champions Cup semi-finals - dates, venues, kick-off times
Following the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-final matches, the following are the d...

It was the most dramatic of conclusions to the 2015 RBS Six Nations.

Ireland went into their final game against Scotland needing to win by 26 clear points to keep their championship hopes alive. They managed to run out 10-40 winners with 30 clear points to the good, that took Wales out of the running and meant England would have to beat France by 26 points to claim the tournament on ...

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