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Jackson leads Ulster to crucial victory over Leinster

A stunning performance from half-back partnership Paddy Jackson and Ruan Pienaar left Ulster to a priceless 30-6 victory over provincial rivals Leinster on Saturday. At a packed out Kingspan Stadium, the Northern Province knew that only a win would keep their title winning hopes alive. In the penultimate weekend of …

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Successful Day at the Omagh Rugby 7s

On Saturday 25th April, Omagh Academicals Rugby Football Club hosted their annual Seven’s Tournament. 27 teams from across Ulster competed in four leagues.  The Omagh Accies first team defeated their Omagh 2nd XV counterparts, to win the Campbell Cup. ‘No Woman No Try’, a team of other Omagh players, won …

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Ulster manage to hold on in Galway

Ulster scored five tries in Galway, as they put provincial rivals Connacht to the sword. In front of a sold out Sports ground, Ulster maintained second place in the Pro 12, for a couple of hours at least, with a convincing win over Connacht. Ulster aided by some of their returning …

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Chris Henry makes his return to a roaring crowd

Chris Henry was the star of the show on Friday night as he made his return to the field. After suffering a mini stroke back in November, it was debatable as to whether he would ever make his return in an Ulster jersey. So in the 58th minute as cheers …

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Rugby for Beginners

As a journalist we are told to experience everything, even sport, even rugby. As a GAA based family including a grandfather who blessed himself at the word soccer, rugby was never on power. I knew the ball was egged, New Zealand had a team, and they had a dance ritual… …

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Donaghadee RFC Making History.

Donaghadee Rugby Club have their celebrations in full swing after beating Ballynahinch RFC to make it the prestigious Towns Cup Final for the first time in fifty-five years. The game started off on the right foot for the men in red and green, with Donaghadee first to put points on …

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Malone settles old grudge against Harlequins.

Harlequins vs. Malone (15.03.14) Harlequins (Quins) and Malone face each other today in an old grudge match.  With Harlequins winning the coin toss, they kick off. An aggressive and fast paced series of plays were quickly undone by a steal and a kick from Malone.   The first five minutes built …

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Ulster dreams crushed by Saracens

Ulster 15 Saracens 17 Ravenhill came alive for Ulster’s Heineken Cup quarter-final clash with Saracens. Ulster clearly fed off the crowd’s energy and started the match with a high intensity approach.  Unfortunately, they paid for their aggression after just 5 minutes when Jared Payne saw red for a collision with …