Dan McFarland rugby player
Dan McFarland rugby player

Dan McFarland

10th Apr 1972 1.85m/120kg Head Coach

Ulster Sign Rugby World Cup Winner Duane Vermeulen

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster Rugby have announced the signing of Duane Vermeulen, who will join the club following the Autumn Tests in November.   Nicknamed the Thor of rugby, the 6ft 4in 18 stone Springbok...

Profiles of the 16 teams in the United Rugby Championship

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the wake of the exciting announcement of the brand new United Rugby Championship, scheduled to kick off in September this year, here follows the particulars of the 16 participating teams:     South...

Louis Ludik announces his retirement

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster back Louis Ludik has announced his retirement from the professional game after seven years with the province.   Since arriving in Belfast, Ludik has represented Ulster 112 times, The...

Friday Round 3 Rainbow Cup Team Sheets - Irish Derbies

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Friday's Irish Derby games in the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup have been confirmed and are listed below alongside live TV Broadcast information.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   #MUNvCON Matt...

Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals: Wrap Up and Team of the Week

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Challenge Cup round of 16 saw the likes of Bath, Leicester Tigers, Montpellier and Ulster all claim victories to move them ever closer to the title.   We take a look back at the weekend's...

Former All Black joins Ulster coaching staff

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster have secured the signature of former All Black loose-forward Craig Newby who will join the northern Irish club as a skills coach ahead of the 2021-22 season.   Newby made three appearances...

"We've earned the right to be playing a play-off game." - Dan McFarland

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the bitterness of Ulster’s recent defeat to Leinster, the former’s head coach Dan McFarland has stated that his side deserves to participate in play-offs rugby.   Ulster fell to Leinster...

David McCann and Ross Kane commit their futures to Ulster

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

David McCann and Ross Kane become the latest pair to commit their futures to Ulster ahead of the 2021/22 season.   A natural leader, David McCann, took his schools’ rugby team at RBAI to the...

Ulster Welcome Back Stockdale, Reidy And Baloucoune

7 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland has made three personnel changes and two positional switches to the team to host the Ospreys at Kingspan Stadium on Friday (kick-off 8pm). Ireland international Jacob Stockdale...

Lowry Plays Leading Role As Ulster Outgun Glasgow

7 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Ulster returned to Guinness PRO14 action tonight with a vital 19-13 victory over Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun Stadium. Bouncing back from last month’s defeat at Leinster, the Ulstermen took a 7-3...