As the Ireland Men's Sevens squad gear up for the European Championships in Malmoe, Sweden and the Olympic Repechage in Monaco in June, the Ireland Sevens management team have confirmed two squads to take part in the Amsterdam 7s Invitational and the Newcastle 7s Festival this weekend.
Ulster Rugby is pleased to announce that Willie Anderson and Bryan Young will join the Hughes Insurance Academy in the roles of Elite Player Development Officer and Talent Development Officer respectively.
Tonight at the RDS Ulster once again fell at the penultimate hurdle in the Guinness Pro12, losing out to a clinical Leinster side despite a spirited second-quarter fightback which had seen Les Kiss's men claw back 11 points on the bounce.
Ulster booked their place in a Guinness Pro12 semi-final showdown with Leinster in some style this afternoon at the Liberty Stadium courtesy of an electric six-try defeat of the Ospreys, with Paddy Jackson once again outstanding both from the hand and the boot.
Director of Rugby, Les Kiss, has named his match day squad for the Guinness PRO12 Round 22 clash against Ospreys on Saturday (kick-off 3pm), as Ulster aims to make the play-offs for a fourth successive year.
This afternoon at Kingspan Stadium Ulster outplayed interprovincial rivals Leinster to set up a grandstand finish for the 2015/16 Guinness PRO12, strengthening their grip on fourth place - where only Scarlets can usurp them should Les Kiss's men fail to win next week at the Ospreys.