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PRO14: Ulster 40 Dragons 17

A blistering five-try first half guided Ulster to a bonus point win against Dragons yesterday afternoon leaving the province three wins from three matches and in second place in conference B behind Leinster. Marcell Coetzee opened the scoring after just four minutes with Sean Reidy, Eric O’Sullivan and a brace from Louis Ludik adding tries…

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2020-21 Dragons Rugby PRO14 Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Ulster v Dragons

Marcell Coetzee, John Cooney, Jordi Murphy and Sean Reidy all start in strong squad named to face the Dragons on Sunday afternoon. KO 15:00. With Herring away on Ireland duty, John Andrew fulfills the role at hooker and Sam Carter captains the side from second row. Ian Madigan partners Cooney at half back with Rob…

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2013-14 B & I Lions

Lions: Series Wrapped Up In Style.

Lions 41-16 Australia Graham Boville in Australia The British and Irish Lions saved their best performance for last, treating their vociferous fans to a crushing four-try victory over the Wallabies, ending the 16- yearlong wait for a series win. Alex Corbisiero got the Lions off to a dream start, scoring the opening try within the…

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2013-14 B & I Lions

Lions: Gatland Omits O’Driscoll for Sydney Decider

Graham Boville in Australia …Or perhaps a better headline would be “Gatland almost blows up internet” Warren Gatland has named a surprise squad for Saturday’s tour decider in Sydney, with Alun Wyn Jones preferred as captain ahead of O’Driscoll, the seasoned Lion instead slotting back into his preferred position at outside centre…no? Ok, just checking…

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2012-13 B & I Lions

Lions: Tourists shine in Sydney

Graham Boville in Australia Lions 47-17 New South Wales Waratahs Leigh Halfpenny scored a record 30 points to help the Lions complete an arduous five to two try victory over the Waratahs in a bruising encounter in Sydney. First half tries from Sexton and the once again impressive Halfpenny, either side of a try from…

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2012-13 B & I Lions

Lions: No Ulster involvement in Waratas game!

There are no Ulster players in the Lions side selected to play NSW Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday morning. The team is dominated by the Welsh and English who make up 17 of the squad. The Irish contingent features new recruit Simon Zebo who will debut alongside Jonny Sexton, Paul O’Connell and Jamie Heaslip with Rob…

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2012-13 B & I Lions

Lions: Combined Country Dismissed for 64

Graham Boville in Australia Lions 64 – 0 Combined Country XV The British and Irish Lions completed a comprehensive ten-try rout over Combined New South Wales-Queensland Country in an extremely one-sided game in Newcastle. Tries from Cuthbert, Murray, Hogg, North (2) and Hibbard gave the Lions a richly deserved 38-0 half time lead at Hunter…

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2012-13 B & I Lions

Lions: Best in squad for Combined Country clash!

Rory best returns to the Lions squad for Tuesday morning’s clash against Combined NSW-QLD Country at the Hunter Stadium New South Wales.  KO 10:30 UK/IRE. Fellow Irish players Brian O’Driscoll, Conor Murray, Sean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip all start with Best the only Irish representative on the bench. Scotland’s Stuart Hogg gets a run out a…

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B & I Lions

Lions: 2013 Tour Squad Announced!

The 2013 British and Irish Tour Squad has been announced and the shock news is that Ulster’s Rory Best has been left out, leaving Tommy Bowe as the only Ulster representative. Bowe is joined in the squad by Rob Kearney, Brian O’Driscoll, Jonathon Sexton, Conor Murray, Cian Healy, Paul O’Connell, Jamie Heaslip and Sean O’Brian giving Ireland a representation…