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Jacob Stockdale: Ireland winger back for crunch Test decider against Australia

Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale returns to the Ireland side for Saturday's crunch Test Series decider against Australia.

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Paddy Jackson

Paddy Jackson set for return to Ireland with Perpignan

Former Ireland and Ulster player Paddy Jackson is poised to make a return to playing on Irish soil next season.

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Ulster's Champions Cup draw opponents revealed

European Champions Cup draw: Ulster's opponents revealed

Ulster will face Racing 92 for the first time in Europe following the draw for next season's Heineken Champions Cup draw.
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Ireland face the New Zealand Haka in Dublin in 2016

All Blacks return to Dublin: Ireland to face New Zealand in November

Ireland have confirmed they will meet the current Rugby World Champions New Zealand along with Argentina and USA as part of the Guinness November Test series.

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Paddy Jackson in action for Ireland

Paddy Jackson: Seeking success with and for Perpignan

Paddy Jackson has told a French Newspaper he wants to help his new club, Perpignan continue to evolve but also get back to his best form in the process.

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Ireland's Harry Byrne makes a pass' during the game against Japan

Humiliation avoided: Ireland finally get a win to retain top tier status

Japan pushed Ireland all the way yesterday, but the young Greens held out in France to avoid the humiliation of being relegated from the World Rugby U20 Championships.

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Ireland's Rob Kearney applauds the supporters after the game

Cup final mentality: Ireland’s Rob Kearney looks ahead to decider against Australia

Rob Kearney says Ireland are treating next Saturday’s decider against Australia as a cup final as they look to finish their Grand Slam season with a first series win in the Southern Hemisphere since 1979.

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Ireland head coach, Joe Schmidt

Joe Schmidt: A huge amount still to play for Down Under

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt said there was still work to do ahead of a Series decider against Australia next Saturday

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Ireland prop Cian Healy sustains an injury

Australian coach Michael Chieka unhappy with Irish role in Genia injury

Prop Cian Healy could find himself in disciplinary trouble after Australia coach Michael Cheika questioned his role in scrum-half Will Genia's departure from Ireland's 26-21 second Test victory in Melbourne.

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Andrew Conway scores for Ireland against Australia

It's a series decider: Ireland defeat Australia to level Test series

AUSTRALIA 21 IRELAND 26
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Jono Gibbes

He is returing to France: Jono Gibbes takes La Rochelle job

Former Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes is to become director of rugby at Top 14 club La Rochelle in November.

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Jonathan Sexton

All change in Australia: Joe Schmidt reveals Ireland team for second Test

Johnny Sexton, Tadhg Furlong and Cian Healy will start again for Ireland in the second test against Australia in Melbourne on Saturday.

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Fil photo of Dan McFarland, the new Ulster head coach

Door open for new Ulster coach: Dan McFarland could arrive in the summer

Danny Wilson’s decision to take up the forward coaching role at Scotland could open the door for Ulster Rugby to have their new head coach in place this summer.

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Ireland and Ulster's Matthew Dalton in action against Scotland

Relegation threat: Ireland U20s in danger of making the drop

IRELAND 28 SCOTLAND 45
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Jacob Stockdale

Bouncebackability: Andy Farrell expects wounded Ireland to step up against Wallabies

The response by the Irish players following the opening Test defeat to Australia last Saturday has been described as “positive” by defence coach Andy Farrell.

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Ireland's Joe Dunleavy

Latest from the tours: Ireland rugby in Australia and Paris

Head coach Joe Schmidt remains firmly of the belief that a few minor adjustments can make a big difference as Ireland look to level the Test series against Austalia in Melbourne on Saturday.

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Ireland's Bundee Aki

Missed chances proved costly: Ireland coach Joe Schmidt bemoans Test defeat

AUSTRALIA 18 IRELAND 9

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Jacob Stockdale

Wallabies draw first blood: Ireland lose opening Test in Brisbane

AUSTRALIA 18 IRELAND 9

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Shane Logan

Shane Logan to stand down as Ulster CEO

Ulster Rugby have confirmed Chief Executive Office, Shane Logan, will stand down from his position..
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