Cheslin Kolbe

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 Toulouse scrumhalf Antoine Dupont races through the Ulster defence to score a try during the Heineken Champions Cup Pool B game  at Kingspan stadium in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Ulster 22 Toulouse 29 Toulouse brought an end to Ulster’s 25-match winning streak at the Kingspan stadium spanning over two years with a four try, bo(...)

Toulouse’s french scrumhalf Antoine Dupont  scores his side’s  first try during the French Top 14  match away to Bayonne  at the Jean-Dauger stadium. Photograph:  Iroz Gaizka/AFP via Getty Images

Ulster v Toulouse, Kingspan stadium, Friday, 8.0 – Live on BT Sport Toulouse arrive in Belfast with a clearly defined playing blueprint for the openi(...)

Ulster captain Iain Henderson will miss the match against Toulouse after picking up an injury in Ireland’s clash with Scotland in the Autumn Nations Cup. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland might privately have cursed injuries that robbed him of Irish internationals Iain Henderson (knee) and Billy Burns (gr(...)

French outhalf Romain Ntamack makes a break past Ireland fullback Jacob Stockdale during the Six Nations game at the Stade de France. Photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

While the court of public opinion appears to have made their verdict, Andy Farrell and his assistant coaches will be weighing up whether to stick or t(...)

Toulouse and South Africa winger Cheslin Kolbe is one of world rugby’s most exciting players. File photograph: Getty Images

Occasionally it is worth pausing for a moment and asking why people prefer to watch certain team sports compared to others. Football, for example, i(...)

Cheslin Kolbe beats Jacob Stockdale to score for Toulouse against Ulster. Photograph: Fred Scheiber/Getty/AFP

Toulouse 38 Ulster 8 Toulouse played fitfully, meandering between the sublime and downright careless, but the periodic quality more than sufficed to (...)

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland looks on during his side’s defeat to Leinster in the Pro14 final at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Being contemporaries of this Leinster machine must be at least a little demoralising. For Ulster, the drought without a trophy goes back to 2006 and h(...)

John Delaney: in their book, Champagne Football,  Sunday Times journalists Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan  suggest that the former FAI CEO’s  credit card was used at times to pay for jewellery, limousines and hotels. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The FAI may have subsidised John Delaney’s lavish lifestyle and efforts to fend off press interest in his activities to the tune of three quarters of (...)

Many of the  attacking skills of great players such as New Zealand’s Jeff Wilson were learned through unsupervised play on the local green or on the school playground. Photograph:  David Rogers/Allsport

I have consciously stayed away from the dregs of social media during the pandemic. The world is depressing me at every glance. Reading tweets from th(...)

Leinster’s Scott Fardy played two of their interpro derbies over the festive period. Photo: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ireland’s National Player Management Programme is much admired outside the country, or certainly appears to be given how often it gets an airing from (...)

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