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‘I’ve big shoes to fill’ concedes Henderson

THE forthcoming Rugby World Cup will be a bittersweet one for many Ulster fans as it will mark the swansong of Rory Best’s glittering playing career. Last week, it was confirmed that Iain Henderson will succeed him as Ulster captain for the forthcoming season. Henderson will feature for Ireland alongside Best in Japan when the […]

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Ulster to face familiar foes in Champions Cup

ULSTER will face familiar foes Clermont Auvergne in next season’s European Champions Cup as Dan McFarland’s side look to build on a promising campaign last time out. As-well-as the French giants, Ulster have been pitted against Harlequins and Bath from the English Premiership in Pool Three where they will hope to reach the knockout stages […]

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Ulster hoping for third time lucky against Connacht

AN element of revenge will be on Ulster minds as they face into tomorrow’s (Saturday) PRO14 quarter-final against Connacht at Kingspan Stadium (kick-off 5.35pm, live on Premier Sport and Eir Sport). While putting one over Connacht – the only team to have beaten Ulster home and away this season – and securing a semi-final away […]

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Ulster plotting to score shock win over Leinster

Rugby: European Champions cup quarter-final Leinster v Ulster (Aviva Stadium, Saturday, 5.45pm, live on BT Sport) IT would be fair to say that Dublin hasn’t been the happiest of hunting grounds for Ulster Rugby in recent years, but they will be aiming to summon the spirit of their last European trip to the Aviva Stadium […]

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Ireland hoping to find their form against Les Bleus

FOLLOWING last week’s open training session at the Queen’s Arena (The Dub) in Belfast, Ireland’s rugby team will hope to find their form when they take on a resurgent France in the Six Nations at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday (3pm). Joe Schmidt’s sids has had a stuttering campaign to date, with their hopes of […]

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Ulster poised for European glory

ULSTER fans will be hoping to party like it’s 1999 at Twickenham on Saturday when Brian McLaughlin’s side take on Leinster in the Heineken Cup final.

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