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2017-18 Editorial

The Front Row Union Academy visit City of Derry Ladies

The Front Row Union Academy, featuring The Scrum Doctor, visited City of Derry Ladies on Thursday evening for our tenth intensive women’s rugby scrum…

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2016-17 Editorial

2016 Wrap!

Well, that’s another year done and dusted. As we move forward to 2017 we thought we’d have a review of the highs and lows…

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2016-17 Editorial

Editorial: The Scrum Doctor to showcase Live Scrum in Ulster

THE SCRUM DOCTOR, Peter Bracken, will be showcasing his Scrum Coaching sessions alongside the innovative Live Scrum Machine in Ulster during the first week in October…

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2015-16 Editorial Features Ulster Rugby

Feature: Sharksworld on Marcell Coetzee

Once again our friends at Sharksworld have come to our aid with the inside track on our latest signing. Many thanks to Rob Otto…

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2014-15 Editorial Features

Feature: An Ulsterman abroad!

The world of rugby can present us with the strangest of opportunities. Our reporter Stevie Love caught up with local man Marty Lusty who has…

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2013-14 Editorial Features

Ravenhill hosts Ireland’s biggest ever learning disabilities rugby tournament.

On Saturday, Ravenhill played host to Ireland’s biggest ever display of tag rugby for people with learning disabilities as over 400 players attended the 8th…

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2013-14 Editorial Features

Recognise and Remove: If in doubt sit it out.

The DCAL Minister Caral Ni Chuilin MLA, as Minister for Sport, together with the Education Minister John O’Dowd launched a new leaflet and poster…

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2013-14 Editorial Features

The FRU Review 2013

A day or two late with this one but 2013 was such a memorable year personally and on the rugby pitch that I couldn’t…

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2013-14 Editorial Features

Feature: Big Dan – The Chosen One?

The Ireland Squad for the Autumn Internationals was announced during the week to little fanfare! The Leinster rich side was much as expected from…

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2013-14 Editorial Features

The Heineken Cup – Recent Past & Future

We got a piece on the future of the Heineken Cup dropped on our Facebook site from one of our readers Raymond Acheson. We…

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2013-14 Editorial Features

FRU: Don’t Go Gently!

2012-13 has been a big season for Irish Women’s Rugby, Mark Anscombe and Joe Schmidt however, 2013-14 may be much more important for all concerned! [more]

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2012-13 Editorial Features

FRU: Get Involved! Opportunities at The Front Row Union.

Thought this one was worth a bump back to the front page – we’re still looking for rugby nuts to get involved/ #SUFTUM [more]

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Editorial Features

FRU: The week ahead.

It’s a busy old week for the men of Ulster with 24 player in the running for involvement in the five tournament matches being played this week. Read on for TV coverage details. [more]

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Editorial Features

FRU: Bracken on Rugby!

 The Front Row Union are pleased to “sign” Ireland Women’s Forwards Coach Peter Bracken for a series of articles on the key games between now and the end…

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Editorial Features

Mr Best, where did it all go wrong?

One of the most told tales in Northern Ireland sporting circles concerns the great George Best. You know the one, hotel room, thousands of…

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Editorial Features

FRU: Weekly Wrap!

So much travelling these days that some of the main stories are passing me by so I thought I’d catch up, in the old…

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Editorial Features

Trouble in FRU HQ!

Just a quick note to apologise for the issues we’ve been having on the site the last few days due to a server upgrade on Thursday…

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Editorial Features

APPEAL FOR RETURN OF NEVIN SPENCE MEMORIAL ULSTER FLAG

Regular Ulster travelling supporter Chris Simmons contacted the Front Row Union to request if we could publish the following. We’re happy to oblige and hope that the flag…

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Editorial Features

State of the Irish Rugby Nation

So we’re in a new year (by the way, happy new one etc), but more interestingly, we have passed the mid-way point in the…

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Editorial Features

All I Want for Christmas is…. More of the Same, Please!!

This December isn’t all about reindeer’s and twinkly-eyed old elves and presents and such – for Ulster it also throws up a right balls of a…

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Editorial Features

An American Abroad: Chinese and Chips

Chinese and chips. I just wanted to make that statement. Never have I ever been asked at a Chinese restaurant “would you like chips…

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Editorial Features

Work set to start on the redevelopment of Ravenhill

Ulster Rugby has secured £14.7 million of funding from the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure for the redevelopment of Ravenhill Rugby Grounds. Construction…

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Editorial Features

An American Abroad: Holy Christmas!

Living in the United States my whole life, I have noticed that every year the gap between Halloween and Christmas advertisements and decorations keeps…

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Editorial Features

Something afoot at IRFU Towers??

It’s an interesting sign of the times that instead of providing a dash of early-season glamour and excitement, these days I’m more inclined to…