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Paddy Jackson And Stuart Olding Release Statements In Response To Ulster Contract Termination

Stuart Olding and Paddy Jackson have released personal statements in the aftermath of seeing their Ulster contracts revoked on Saturday. It was confirmed on Saturday morning that the Ireland internationals had been released by the province as a result of an internal review conducted by the club and the IRFU. Despite their acquittal in relation to charges of rape of …

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Ulster And IRFU Release Statement Confirming The Departures Of Paddy Jackson And Stuart Olding

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The IRFU and Ulster Rugby have formally announced that Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding are to leave the province, with their contracts terminated effect of immediately. Reports on Friday night had suggested that the governing bodies had, after an internal review, decided to release the pair from their contracts, and this has now been confirmed to be the case. Ulster and …

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Paddy Jackson Issues Apology For “Degrading And Offensive” Whatsapp Texts

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - MARCH 7: Paddy Jackson arrives at Belfast Laganside courts on March 7, 2018 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Ireland and Ulster rugby player is accused of raping a woman in June 2016 at a property in south Belfast along with fellow Ulster and Ireland international Stuart Olding. The defence is scheduled to open it's case today after a delay due to a juror's illness. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Ulster and Ireland rugby player Paddy Jackson has issued an apology for taking part in “degrading and offensive” Whatsapp conversations. Jackson, along with teammate Stuart Olding, was recently acquitted of all charges in relation to the alleged rape and sexual assault of a young woman at a house party in June 2016. In a statement released to the Press Association, Jackson …

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Reported Ticket Interest In Mayo Vs Galway Is Already Through The Roof

Galway Mayo

With the 2018 Allianz Football League consigned to history, counties’ preparations are gathering pace in the run-up to the summer. Undoubtedly the standout football tie for the month of April is in Connacht. Last year’s All-Ireland finalists Mayo face off against the beaten League finalists Galway in a mouthwatering clash in Castlebar. Galway have beaten their neighbours the last two summers, …

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The Standout XV From The 2018 Allianz Football League

Ahead of the final of the Allianz Football Leagues this weekend, we look at the standout performers of the Division 1 campaign. Who do you think should make the team? 1. Rory Beggan (Monaghan) Remarkably, Monaghan only conceded one goal in seven games across the campaign. This is a stat which forms the backbone for their impressive third-place finish in …

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Watch: The Moment A Surprised Jacob Stockdale Told He Won Six Nations Player Of The Tournament

It has been quite a season for Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale. The 21-year-old seized his opportunity in green with both hands in November, finding the try line with ease in wins over South Africa and Argentina. Heading into the Six Nations, there were concerns about his form with Ulster over the Christmas period, but he silenced any doubters by becoming the …

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Rory Best Signs A New Contract With The IRFU

NatWest 6 Nations Championship Round 5, Twickenham, London, England 17/3/2018 England vs Ireland Ireland's Rory Best celebrates winning Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Fresh from captaining Ireland to a Grand Slam title, finishing off with a win over England in Twickenham, captain Rory Best has prolonged his time in the green jersey by signing a new contract today. The Ulster hooker has been instrumental in Ireland’s success under Joe Schmidt, and has led the team to some famous victories in recent years. Today Irish …

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