Rory Harrison

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Paddy Jackson had his contract with Ulster rugby cancelled in the wake of the Belfast rape trial, at which he was acquitted, and later moved to play in France.  Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The makers of Guinness have confirmed they are to meet officials from London Irish rugby club to discuss their concerns over the recent signing of Pad(...)

Belfast Magistrates’ Court. File photograph: PA.

A man accused of revealing the name of the woman at the centre of a high profile rape trial in Belfast involving two rugby player is to contest the ch(...)

Belfast Magistrates’ Court. Photograph: PA

A man accused of using social media to name the woman at the centre of a rape trial involving two rugby stars stayed away from court as his case was r(...)

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding were acquitted of the charges

A man accused of publicly identifying the complainant in the trial of rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding is to be charged with breaching he(...)

Ireland and Ulster rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, who were acquitted of rape following a trial two months ago.  File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Nearly two months on from the end of the trial that saw Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding acquitted of raping a 19-year-old Belfast woman, it no longer (...)

Cork Constitution’s Liam O’Connell and Alex McHenry celebrate after their win over Terenure College in the Ulster Bank League Division 1A Semi-Final. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Cork Constitution head coach Brian Hickey says his side are “very much underdogs” heading into next Sunday’s Ulster Bank League final, despite the fac(...)

Belfast Feminist Network activists hold a protest outside Kingspan Stadium in east Belfast last week ahead of Ulster’s Pro14 match against the Ospreys, to call on Ulster Rugby and IRFU for action against what they claim is a misogynistic culture in rugby. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Ulster Rugby chiefs have agreed to meet with representatives of Northern Ireland’s Women’s Aid Federation in the aftermath of the rugby rape trial and(...)

Protesters demonstrate outside the home of Ulster Rugby at Kingspan stadium in Belfast on Friday. The demonstration, entitled Stamp out Misogyny at Ulster Rugby, was organised at the first Ulster home game since the acquittal of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding following a rape trial. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Ulster Rugby and the IRFU have revoked the contracts of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding. In a brief statement issued today, the player’s province and(...)

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, who were both acquitted. A number of media outlets had challenged reporting restrictions

Reporting restrictions surrounding the rape trial of two Ireland rugby internationals have been lifted. Lawyers representing four men involved in the(...)

Judge Patricia Smyth had  rebuked the defence during the Belfast trial for its aggressive questioning of the complainant.

A tweet about middle-class girls, a question about the judge’s tone of voice, and blood on the bedsheets were among issues discussed in legal argument(...)

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