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Murphy and Addison sign new deals

Ulster pair Jordi Murphy and Will Addison have signed new deals with Ulster Rugby. The contract extensions are for a further two years as the province also confirmed their squad for next season. Murphy has been playing at Ulster since...
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World Rugby banish tries against post protector

World Rugby have opted to banish tries against the post protector with immediate effect. The announcement will now mean tries will not be awarded by grounding the ball against the post protector. RTE Sport report that the law change was...
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All Blacks say no to Autumn Internationals

The All Blacks have said no to their autumn international tour later this year according to the rugby paper.co.uk. They report New Zealand will abandon their three match tour in the autumn which is likely to cost England, Scotland...

Ulster Rugby Squad for 2020-21 Season

Ulster Rugby has announced a squad of 41 fully contracted players and 2 development players - 39 of which are Irish qualified - for the 2020-21 Guinness PRO14 and Heineken Champions Cup. The northern province has also confirmed that Jordi...
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Pro 14 rugby fixtures list could be set for August

Pro 14 rugby fixtures could be set to return in August 2020. Leinster v Munster & Connacht v Ulster might be the first matches. BBC report that plans are currently been discussed to resume a curtailed Pro 14 championship...
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Shortlists announced for All-Ireland League Awards

The shortlists have been announced for the Energia All-Ireland League awards. The awards themselves will be broadcast virtually on Energia's Facebook and Youtube channels on Friday the 8th of May. Rugby fans across the island will be in for a...

Sam Cane named All Blacks Captain

New Zealand loose forward and Chiefs captain Sam Cane has been named as the new captain of the All Blacks. Twenty-eight year-old Cane, who has played 68 Tests, including 48 starts, since making his debut against Ireland in Christchurch in 2012, succeeds...

McFadden to retire at end of season

Leinster back Fergus McFadden will retire at the end of the current season after he confirmed the news on Monday. Kildare man, McFadden, made his debut for Leinster against Welsh side Cardiff Blues in September 2007. He has gone to...
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Top 5 Props in World Rugby

Not much going on in the World of rugby at the moment. Ireland are due to play in the summer against Australia but that is under threat owing to Covid 19. So, I have decided to do a couple...
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List of Connacht rugby players that represented Ireland in the professional era

With no rugby on at present I have decided to compile a list of Connacht rugby players that represented Ireland in the professional era. Players in bold still currently play for Connacht and/or Ireland Current Connacht Players: Kieran Marmion - Marmion has...

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Bundesliga: Bayern defeat Dortmund to move close to title

Bayern Munich moved closer to another Bundesliga title on Tuesday after they defeated Borussia Dortmund 1-0. Munich now have a 7 point advantage, with...
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Sports Fans use technology to bring stadium atmoshpere to couch

With not a lot of sport on at present sports fans are coming up with ways to bring the atmosphere of a sports stadium...
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Did you know there is a 4th type of Olympic Medal

Here is one you may not have heard before, but did you know there is a 4th type of Olympic medal. In fact, not...

RTÉ to show racing on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during June and July

RTÉ Racing has announced a series of new one-hour evening programmes on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays when racing return next month. The national broadcaster will...