John Cooney rugby player
John Cooney rugby player

John Cooney

1st May 1990 1.78m/85kg Scrum Half

Sharks fly SA flag on tough weekend of Vodacom URC action

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cell C Sharks were the only South African side to register a victory in a disappointing round of matches for the domestic Vodacom United Rugby Championship teams, but despite this, three of the four...

Ulster advance after dramatic win over Sale

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster secured a place in the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 in dramatic fashion as they beat Sale Sharks 22-11 in Belfast on Saturday night.   The hosts got over through Rob Lyttle in...

Preview: Benetton v Ulster

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Frederico Ruzza was the only player to score a hattrick in Round 11. He is the first forward to do so for Benetton since Hame Faiva scored three tries against the Ospreys in November 2020 Settling...

Ulster ready for Munster match-up at Kingspan Stadium

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ulster men are back in action in front of a home crowd as they look to take on Interpro rivals Munster at a packed-out Kingspan Stadium this Sunday (KO 5 15pm) in Round 11 of the BKT United Rugby...

Stat Pack: Ulster v Munster

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster John Cooney made 88 passes in Round 10. However, this was short of his 102 against the Scarlets in September, which remains the most passes by a single player in a match this season Hooker Tom...

United Rugby Championship Round 10 Stats

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an exciting weekend of the BKT United Rugby Championship, URC StatMaster have identified the top players from R10 along with the overall top team and player performances from the league so far. Top...

John Cooney wins the URC Difference Maker Award

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

👀 Here is the moment John Cooney found out he had won the Difference Maker Award 👏John was recognised for his amazing work with @wearebcmni and will receive £5k from CVC to donate to the...

United Rugby Championship Team Announcements Round 10

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

#SHAvLIO Cell C Sharks Thomas du Toit shifts over to the loosehead side Reinhard Nothnagel returns to Emirates Lions starting XV #STOvBUL BJ Dixon makes his first start of the season at...

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Connacht Rugby Vs Ulster Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht management team have welcomed back a number of Irish internationals for tomorrow’s crucial Christmas interpro with Ulster at The Sportsground (k/o 7.35pm).   There are 12 changes...

John Cooney and Dragons RFC Named As First-Ever Winners of United Rugby Championship Unity Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster’s John Cooney and Dragons RFC can today be revealed as the first winners of the new URC Unity Awards. Ulster Rugby scrum-half Cooney picks up the The Difference Maker Award, while Dragons...