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“It is with mixed feelings that I announce my retirement" - Rory Best

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

      Ulster and Ireland captain Rory Best has confirmed that he will retire from professional rugby when his current contract expires after the Rugby World Cup in Japan.   Best...

Quinn Roux added to Ireland squad for June Summer Tour

3 years ago by Irish Rugby

Irish Rugby have today announced that Connacht's Quinn Roux has been added to the Ireland squad that will travel to the US and Japan for the June Summer Tour.   Roux completes a 32-man squad that...

Ireland U20 squad confirmed for World Rugby U20 Championships in Georgia

3 years ago by Irish Rugby

Ireland U20 Head Coach Peter Malone has named the Ireland Under-20 Squad for the World Rugby U20 Championships in Georgia.   There are some new faces in the squad, with U19s players Jordan Duggan,...

Ireland name squad for USA & Japan Summer Tour

3 years ago by Irish Rugby

The Ireland coaching group has named a 31 player squad for the three Test summer tour of the USA and Japan in June.   The squad contains 8 uncapped players - John Cooney, Dave Heffernan, Rory O'Loughlin,...

Wednesday Afternoon Round Up

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons sign DTH van der Merwe Newcastle Falcons have added another proven top-level try-scorer to their squad with the news that Canada and Scarlets wing DTH van der Merwe is moving to Kingston...

Ireland 34 man squad for France announced

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Schmidt has released his 34 man squad for Ireland's crunch fixture with France this weekend. Jonathan Sexton comes back into the fold with Peter O'Mahony also back in for Ireland. Dan Leavy comes...

Midweek Madness - Referee warms up with imaginary players

4 years ago by Rugby Dump

We've all heard of method acting (becoming the character), but it's safe to assume that you've probably never seen a referee prepare like this before. It happened in Stradbrook, Dublin before a match...

UBL 1b (Tier 2) – Round Up

4 years ago by Knock On Rugby

Ulster Bank League Division 1b (Tier 2) - Week one round up Eaton Park :  Ballymena           27                     Belfast Harlequins    23 Ballymena:   Tries: Martin...

Ireland announce 31 man World Cup squad

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have announced their 31 man squad with injured prop Cian Healy included in the group. Full squad is as follows:Forwards (17)Rory Best (Banbridge/Ulster) 84Sean Cronin (St. Mary's College/Leinster)...

Ulster League Kicks off

4 years ago by Knock On Rugby

The Kukri Ulster Qualifying League kicks off on Saturday August 29th with four games. There is a slight change to the format this season. The Conference league overlapping means that each weekend, two...