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AMBITION KEY FOR MCKIBBIN

As week five of pre-season comes to a close at Hazelwood, for new signing Brendan McKibbin it is a chance to reflect.

After making the 10,000 mile move from the Waratahs in Super Rugby, where he was part of the 2014 title wining squad, to the Exiles; McKibbin admits it is the ambition of the Club that attracted him. 327 more words

Ulster Rugby Kukri 2015/16 Home & Alternate Shirts

The 2014/15 season didn’t go quite to plan for Ulster – eliminated at the group stages of the new Champions Cup, and making the Pro12 playoffs only to lose to eventual champs Glasgow isn’t much of a return for the considerable investment the club has made in foreign and home-grown talent in recent years. 486 more words

Rugby

Trailer: Building Jerusalem

Anyone who was sat in front of the television on the Saturday morning of the Rugby World Cup final, who witnessed one of the greatest moments in British sporting history will find it hard not to get goosebumps at theĀ  154 more words

Film

Fans slam Thursday night rugby with Super 8s Days Away

Televised Thursday night games have been slammed just days before the new Super 8s competitions kick off, research by Undertheposts.com has found. 286 more words

Super League

Should the B&I Lions play the Super Rugby teams?

The schedule for the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour to New Zealand was recently announced. In a change to previous tours the warmup games will be against Super Rugby franchises instead of Provincial teams. 1,422 more words

Rugby

Fiji and Samoa to face off in Pacific Nations Cup final

Samoa and Fiji will meet again in the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2015 final after both maintained their unbeaten records at the tournament.

Samoa narrowly defeated Canada, Fiji hung on to beat Japan while Tonga triumphed over the USA in Toronto on Wednesday, meaning Fiji and Samoa finish top of their respective pools and will battle it out in the PNC final at the Swanguard Stadium in Burnaby, Canada on Monday, 3 August. 244 more words

Sport

Cell C Sharks in shock decision to emulate All Blacks

Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold has announced a brave plan ahead of the ABSA Currie Cup season, which starts in August.

The Cell C Sharks let their fans down in a dismal Vodacom Super Rugby season in which the KZN franchise finished 11th overall and 5th in the South African conference. 271 more words

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