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WATCH: Ulster's Iain Henderson has no contract news as he is fully focused on Ulster's European Cup game against Harlequins

Iain Henderson remains in negotiations with the IRFU over his contract.

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South Africa's Lood de Jager pulls Irelands Iain Henderson's jersey

RUGBY: Iain Henderson hailed as a ‘monster” by fellow Ireland lock Devin Toner

Iain Henderson has realised his potential as a true Test match “monster” for Ireland, according to lock partner Devin Toner.

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Ulster and Ireland winger Jacob Stockdale

RUGBY: Impressive Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale included in Ireland squad

In-form Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale has the chance to add to his two Ireland caps during the summer by being included in the Irish panel for next month's Guinness Test series.
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WATCH: Reaction from Ulster captain Iain Henderson following Wasps victory

Iain Henderson captained Ulster for the first time on Friday night as they defeated Wasps 19-9 at Kingspan Stadium in the European Champions Cup Pool A opener.
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FOOTBALL: Draw made for Co Antrim Shield quarter-finals

FOOTBALL: Draw made for Co Antrim Shield quarter-finals

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Co Antrim Shield is:

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WATCH: Iain Henderson reflects on British Lions Tour and looks ahead to new Ulster and Ireland seasons

It was a busy summer for Iain Henderson, the Ulster and Ireland player having travelled on the British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand.

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Lions' Ken Owens speaks with referee Romain Poite

RUGBY: Reaction to the draw in Auckland after New Zealand and British & Irish Lions Test Series is shared

British and Irish Lions skipper Sam Warburton was left speechless after a 15-15 draw with New Zealand in Auckland meant the Test series was tied.

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Golf and rugby fans all set for a mammoth sporting day at Portstewwart Golf Club

Golf and rugby fans all set for a mammoth sporting day at Portstewwart Golf Club

Following the British and Irish Lions’ dramatic win against the All Blacks in Wellington to set up a thrilling test series finale in Auckland this Saturday (8.35am), local sports fans can rest easy that they don’t have to make an ‘either or’ decision whether to watch the rugby or go the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation... they can now do both!

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RUGBY: Ulster confirm squad for 2017-18 season

The Ulster Rugby management team have confirmed the senior playing squad for next season, which features 46 fully-contracted and development players.

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British & Irish Lion  Iain Henderson and Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi of the Hurricanes

RUGBY: Iain Henderson admits sin-binning probably overshadowed a decent performance for British & Irish Lions

British and Irish Lions lock Iain Henderson believes his performance against the Hurricanes was “probably overshadowed by the silliness of a yellow card.”

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British & Irish Lions Tommy Seymour scores his second try against Hurricanes

RUGBY: British Lions captain Rory Best refuses to criticise referee after Hurricanes draw

Rory Best refused to criticise referee Romain Poite after the British and Irish Lions were held to a 31-31 draw by the Hurricanes in Wellington.

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Lions' Tommy Seymour scores their opening try against Hurricanes

RUGBY: British Lions let lead slip as final midweek game with Hurricanes ends in dramatic draw

HURRICANES 31 BRITISH LIONS 31

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Rory Best

RUGBY: Rory Best to captain British Lions against Hurricanes

Rory Best will captain the British & Irish Lions against the Hurricanes at Westpac Stadium on Tuesday.

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Double World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea has been awarded an MBE for services to motorcycling.

Rea, Best and Davis recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Double World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea, Ireland rugby captain Rory Best and Northern Ireland skipper Steve Davis have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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RUGBY: Ulster trio named in British Lions tour opener

Sam Warburton will captain the British and Irish Lions in their first tour match against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians.

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Jean Deysel while playing for the Sharks

RUGBY: South African international Jean Deysel to join Ulster

Ulster Rugby has confirmed they have signed powerful Springbok back row Jean Deysel, who will arrive at Kingspan Stadium in mid-July on a two-year deal.

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In this May 9, 2017 photo, the Webb Ellis Cup is displayed in Kyoto, Japan,  a day before the draw for the pool stage of the 2019 Rugby World Cup tournament. (Kyodo News via AP)

RUGBY WORLD CUP: Ireland drawn with Scotland and hosts Japan at 2019 finals

Ireland have been pooled with Scotland at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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Franco Van der Merwe

ULSTER RUGBY: Van der Merwe wants big finish against Ospreys

South African lock Franco van der Merwe is hoping Saturday won’t be his last meaningful game in an Ulster shirt.

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RUGBY: Iain Henderson braced for huge summer after British Lions selection

What was already going to be an eventful summer for Ireland and Ulster lock Iain Henderson just got bigger.

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Andrew Trimble

GUINNESS PRO12: Andrew Trimble among several players returning from injury for Ulster

Ulster remained hopeful that international winger Andrew Trimble would be in the mix for selection ahead of their return to the Guinness PRO12 this weekend.

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