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2020-21 Edinburgh Rugby PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Edinburgh v Ulster

Five changes have been made ahead of the trip to Murrayfield to face off with Edinburgh in Round 8 of the Guinness PRO14. Andrew Warwick will make his first start since December 2019 while Sam Carter replaces the suspended Kieran Treadwell. Jordi Murphy also returns while James Hume and Ian Madigan are also named in…

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2020-21 PRO14 Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Ulster v Scarlets

John Cooney returns to the starting team as Ulster seek a seventh straight win in the league when they face Scarlets at Kingspan tomorrow night. The scrum half is one of of six changes with Kieran Treadwell, Sean Reidy and Matthew Rea coming in for Sam Carter, Jordi Murphy and Greg Jones in the pack…

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2020-21 PRO14 Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Zebre v Ulster

Dan McFarland has rotated his side for the trip to Parma to take on Conference A basement side, Zebre. John Cooney, Matthew Rea, Kieran Treadwell and Matt Faddes are all left out of the match day 23 while Sean Reidy and Ian Madigan are named on the bench. After two solid cameo appearances against Cardiff…

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2020-21 PRO14 Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Ulster v Benetton

In the absence of Stuart McCloskey, Luke Marshall and Will Addison, Stewart Moore will make his first start for the senior side in the opening match of the new season against Benetton tonight. Michael Lowry will make his first start at out half for Ulster while there will be debuts for Gareth Milasinovich and the…

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2014-15 Argentina U20 International Rugby U20 Ireland U20 World Rugby U20 Championship

U20 WRC: Ireland 18 Argentina 16

Ireland U20’s got their World Rugby Championship campaign off to a winning start on Tuesday afternoon with a scrappy 18 – 16 win against their Argentinian counterparts. The team featured five Ulster players with Jacob Stockdale, Sam Arnold, Zack McCall, Alex Thompson and Lorcan Dow all starting. No Ulster scorers in this one though with…

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2014-15 Ireland U20

RBS Under 20 6N: Ireland lose three on the bounce!

A campaign that started off so promisingly, with comprehensive victories over Italy and France, ended miserably with three defeats on the trot, including this 17 – 10 loss to their Scottish counterparts at Netherdale on Friday night. The defeats by all the home nations sees Ireland finish in 5th place, a real disappointment given their…

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2014-15 Ireland U20

RBS Under 20 6N: Ireland woes continue against Welsh!

Ireland U20’s showed little spark in this match against their Welsh counterparts surrendering somewhat meekly 19 – 12 at Parc Eirias, Colwyn Bay, on Friday night. I’d complained in my previous U20’s write up that there should be more of Ulster’s U20 Inter-provincial winning players in this squad and having watched this game I’ve no reason to…

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2014-15 Ireland U20

RBS Under 20 6N: Ireland stumble against England.

Ireland U20’s Six Nations campaign hit the buffers against England on Friday night at Donnybrook with a 14 – 19 defeat. Unfortunately I haven’t managed to catch any of the games yet but I have been following their, up to now, serene progress as they recorded a 47 – 15 win against Italy away and…