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Ulster Sign Irish-Qualified Billy Burns

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster Rugby has confirmed that Gloucester's Irish-qualified flyhalf Billy Burns will join the Province this summer on a two-year contract.   Burns made his Gloucester debut as a 17-year-old in...

Alex Codling joins Harlequins Coaching Staff

3 weeks ago by Harlequins

Harlequins announced today that Alex Codling has joined its coaching staff as forwards coach.   The 44-year-old moves to Twickenham from RFU Championship runners-up and British & Irish Cup winners...

Former Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes joins La Rochelle

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle have confirmed that former Ulster Rugby head coach Jono Gibbes has agreed to join the Top 14 club as sporting director on a four-year deal.   The 41-year-old was promoted to the role...

OFFICIAL: Perpignan sign Paddy Jackson

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Perpignan president François Rivière has confirmed that former Ulster flyhalf Paddy Jackson has signed for the club on a two-year deal.   Perpignan have added the 25 test cap Irish...

Daniel Soper joins Ulster coaching team

1 month ago by Ulster Rugby

Ulster Rugby has confirmed that Daniel Soper will join the coaching team next season in the position of Skills Coach.       Following on from the announcement of new Head Coach...

Pienaar to join Ulster's coaching staff in 2019?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In an interview with Midilibre Montpellier president Mohad Altrad confirmed that Ruan Pienaar's family has failed to adapt to life in the South West of France and ultimately moved back to...

Jared Payne forced into retirement

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland and Ulster utility back Jared Payne, 32, has been forced to retire from playing professional rugby after he was unable to sufficiently recover from a head injury sustained while on tour with the...

IRFU block Ulster advances for Springbok fly-half Elton Jantjies

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster Rugby are understood to have explored the possibility of signing Springbok fly-half Elton Jantjies but their advances have been dashed by the IRFU because he is not an Irish qualified player. The...

'The future is extremely bright for Ulster Rugby' - Best pens open letter to Ulster supporters

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rory Best has penned an open letter to fans on the Ulster Rugby website after a turbulent year for the province ended on a high note on Sunday as they secured top-flight European rugby next season by beating...

PRO14 Champions Cup play-off Highlights: Ulster vs Ospreys

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster secured Champions Cup qualification after a good performance against Welsh side Ospreys. After a tight first half of rugby, Ulster lead 8-7 at the break thanks to a try from Craig Gilroy. In the...