McCann facing ban for incident

Tiernan McCann is likely to face retrospective punishment for his actions against Donegal’s Stephen McMenamin early in the second half of Saturday night’s ...

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McVeety hoping the promise of youth can finally be realised

Newcomers and championship debutants aside, Cavan have waited a long time to give #futureisblue a runout at senior level.

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For some a tiered championship just can’t come soon enough

The game itself was a walking, talking, advert for a tiered football championship, so when the competition on the pitch doesn’t scare you, you look for motivation ...

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Graham hopes to sprinkle Mullinalaghta magic on Cavan

Mickey Graham spent the informative months of his inter-county managerial career flitting between the home and away changing-rooms in Kingspan Breffni Park.

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Retiring Rory can still save best ‘til last

A former club captain back in the 1950s, and with a son (John) involved in a variety of roles from captain to president to chairman, Don’s was a voice entitled ...

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Luke Marshall times return perfectly for Ulster

He could not have timed his Ulster return any better, but even Luke Marshall is pleasantly surprised by how well he’s played since returning from long-term ...

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McFarland: Ulster can’t afford to relax

Dan McFarland says it would be dangerous for Ulster to give tomorrow’s PRO14 semi-final against Glasgow the status of a ‘free hit’.

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Armagh aim to make up for missed Super 8s opportunity

After missing out on a place in last year’s inaugual Super 8s and promotion to Division One in the spring, Armagh were patted on the head and told they’d ...

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Glasgow Warriors’ swords sharpened ahead of Ulster semi-final

Glasgow Warriors “know what not to do” as they prepare for Friday’s PRO14 semi-final visit of Ulster, says assistant coach Jonathan Humphreys.

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Mattie Donnelly excited about new challenge

Three games into this year’s Allianz League campaign and Tyrone deep in relegation trouble with one point out of six, Mattie Donnelly went to Mickey Harte ...

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Best wins fitness race to say fond farewell

Rory Best’s ankle injury has cleared up in time to allow him to have the send-off he hoped for, and the Ireland captain suspects he’ll be an emotional ...

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Coetzee hanging on for Springboks call to arms

Marcell Coetzee hasn’t given up hope of a late call-up to the South African World Cup squad and hopes his superb form for Ulster will help get him to Japan.

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McFarland was ‘gutted’ when Connacht chose Lam

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland has revealed he was “gutted” when he lost out on the Connacht job to Pat Lam in 2013.

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Rory Best may figure in Ulster's clash with Connacht, but Stockdale out

Rory Best is winning his race to lead Ulster out for the last time at home and play in Saturday's PRO14 play-off against Connacht, but Jacob Stockdale will miss ...

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Payne: To get a win means heck of a lot

It was the deadest of dead rubbers, but the joy Ulster took from beating Leinster on Saturday suggested it meant something beyond a meaningless four PRO14 points ...

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McFarland finds meaning in Ulster’s dead rubber tie

Standards are standards, and regardless of what’s at stake Dan McFarland is still demanding a performance from his scratch side in this evening’s PRO14 ...

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Eric O’Sullivan grateful for lifeline at Ulster

Much has been made of the heavy one-way traffic heading from Leinster to Ulster in the last few years, but for at least one of the imports it was no wrench at all ...

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Cave gets skipper role in last hurrah for Ulster

Darren Cave will captain Ulster in Saturday’s PRO14 against Leinster to mark his retirement from the game.

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Stockdale battling to be fit for PRO14

Ulster have serious concerns they’ll be without Jacob Stockdale for the Guinness PRO14 quarter-final against Connacht next month.

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McFarland: Ulster have shaken off Euro ‘hangover’

Dan McFarland says a “mental hangover” from the Champions Cup loss to Leinster cost Ulster in Glasgow last weekend but believes they’ll return ...

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Sorry Stockdale admits mistake ‘unforgiveable’

Jacob Stockdale says he feels personally responsible for Ulster’s Champions Cup defeat by Leinster and, in an admission of incredible honesty, agreed with ...

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Gilroy opens up on injury battle

Ulster wing Craig Gilroy has revealed the back injury that wrecked his season was so debilitating a few months ago he was struggling to put his socks on.

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