England’s centre Jonathan Joseph  evades the tackle of Wales winger George North to score a try during the Six Nations match at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP

Around and around it goes. Rugby would like to be rid of the issue but concussion has again troubled players over the weekend with at least three Six (...)

Chris Henry wears jacket 425, shirt 160, twill trousers 135. Simon Zebo wears Bomber jacket 445, shirt 95, jeans 135. Jamie Heaslip wears Jacket 375, shirt 115, jeans 125. Photograph: Sean Jackson

Whether scrumhalves or flankers, they are built like tanks these days. Irish rugby stars are top athletes in prime condition, strong and ferociousl(...)

Tommy Bowe in action during Ulster’s recent Pro12 victory over Edinburgh. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Presseye/Inpho.

Senior members in the Ulster squad including Tommy Bowe were consulted before Neil Doak was appointed coach in the wake of a provincial cleanout of p(...)

Paddy Wallace will bring the curtain down on an Illustrious 14-year career with Ulster at the end of the season, the former Ireland international conf(...)

UCD celebrate promotion to Div 1A last May. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

UCD began their rugby scholarship programme in September 1997. Brian O’Driscoll was an inaugural recipient (cutting short a sojourn in Ibiza to emb(...)

Ulster’s Paddy Wallace is out for up to three weeks. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Presseye/Inpho

Ulster are hopeful they will have a number of key players available to them in time for the derby meeting with Munster at Ravenhill on Friday, but Pad(...)

Paddy Wallace: “I hope that I can bring a few players along with me because I am so pumped up to play again at Ravenhill”. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Presseye/Inpho

Zebre really is a bad idea. Battered 64-3 by Saracens last weekend and languishing at the bottom of the Pro 12 table, alongside Connacht, with only on(...)

Paddy Wallace: “So many people have supported me through a hard time such as the medical stuff and the strength and conditioning coaches and I want to do their support justice.”
Paddy Wallace to make Ulster comeback
  • Rugby
  • December 19, 2013, 18:08

Paddy Wallace will make his first Ulster appearance in nine months at Ravenhill against Zebre on Friday night in RaboDirect Pro12 action.The 34-year-o(...)

Ulster head coach Mark Anscombe: wants more improvement defensively.

Although resigned to being without Tommy Bowe, as well as Rory Best due to injuries sustained while on Irish international duty, Ulster have been boos(...)

 Brian O’Driscoll touches down for his last-minute try. Photograph: Inpho/Billy Stickland

Ireland 20 Australia 20 Croke Pk, Dublin November 15th, 2009The game began and ended on set moves to release Brian O’Driscoll; the first of them coug(...)