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Les Kiss has left his role as Ulster director of rugby with immediate effect. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes will assume responsibility for all coaching matters at the province following the announcement on Wednesday that directo(...)

Donnacha Ryan and Devin Toner in training for Ireland’s clash with Canada. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

An entirely remodelled Irish team for Saturday’s game against Canada smacks of a preordained selection strategy. However, Joe Schmidt yesterday revea(...)

Scarlets winger DTH Van Der Merwe returns to the Canada side for Saturday’s Test against Ireland. Photograph:   Simon King/Inpho/CameraSport

Despite the absence of Jamie Cudmore and Tyler Ardron among others, Mark Anscombe has named a fairly experienced Canadian team to face Ireland. Aaron (...)

Ireland assistant coach Simon Easterby with Joe Schmidt. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Tuesday’s teeming rain offered a minor irritant for many of the 39-man Ireland group that began preparations in earnest for the game against Canada at(...)

 Jamie Heaslip leads his Leinster team onto the field before their Champions Cup match against Wasps at the Ricoh Arena. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The redrawn European club map in the shape of the European Champions Cup was driven by the Anglo-French club axis to ensure that the bigger economies (...)

Ulster’s Nick Williams and Jared Payne dejected after the loss to Toulon at the weekend. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho

I thought Ulster would be better than this. It was arguable going into the start of the European season that they were actually the best placed Irish (...)

Les Kiss: delighted to get the security in the long term and is focused on next year. Photograph: Inpho/Presseye/Jonathan Porter

In addition to confirming that Neil Doak will be Ulster’s head coach on a full-time basis, the IRFU has also announced that Les Kiss will resume his d(...)

Luke Marshall at Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho/Presseye

Luke Marshall has had his problems. Concussion followed by concussion along with Gordon D’Arcy’s refusal to go quietly into the international wildern(...)

Ulster look likely to name their former scrumhalf Neil Doak as head coach on a full-time basis.Photograph: Inpho

Neil Doak has emerged as the strong favourite to succeed Mark Anscombe as Ulster head coach, with the province expected to make an announcement in (...)

Former Ulster coach Mark Anscombe in Ravenhill last season. But who will replace interim coach Les Kiss when he returns to the national squad? Photograph:  Brian Little/Presseye/Inpho

IRFU chief executive Philip Browne says there is not a problem in Ulster rugby. With interim coach Les Kiss soon to leave to rejoin Joe Schmidt in the(...)

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