The speakers for the IRFU's annual Certified Conditioning Coach Course have been confirmed with host of experts in the field of strength and conditionining including a former All-Ireland SFC winning captain.
Advanced Medical Services (AMS) have announced the launch of ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing), a neurocognitive tool for the identification of prolonged concussive symptoms, for amateur and underage sports players.
The sun shone on the Aviva Stadium for the Aviva National Mini Rugby Festival and there was a special guest appearance from Luke Fitzgerald and the RBS 6 Nations trophy. The real stars, however, were the players!
The Aviva National Mini Rugby Festival rolled into the Aviva Stadium last Saturday with twenty teams of Under-10s, hundreds of kids, coaches and parents and two very special guests - Luke Fitzgerald and the RBS 6 Nations trophy.
Ballynahinch RFC are restructuring their coaching resources for the 2015/16 season, and are currently inviting expressions of interest from persons looking to join a highly successful coaching team as a backs coach/player coach to work with 'Hinch's senior squad.
We look back at some of the winners of the 2015 Ulster Bank League Awards, and hear from Ulster Bank's Doug Munro, Ulster Bank Rugby Ambassador Alan Quinlan, Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt and IRFU President Louis Magee.
We caught up with Division 1A's Coach of the Year John Staunton (Young Munster), Rising Star Cian Kelleher (Lansdowne) and Top Points Scorer Josh Glynn (Old Belvedere) at the 2015 Ulster Bank League Awards.
The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) and Ulster Rugby's joint initiative to support rugby in schools has seen Ballyclare High School benefit from a modern, high-specification purpose-built strength and conditioning gym.
Representatives from Wooden Spoon, Newforge Taggers, Harberton Special School and Glenveagh Special School teamed up with Ulster players Iain Henderson and Robbie Diack and mascot Sparky to launch this year's Wooden Spoon Tag Rugby Festival for people with learning disabilities.
The second '7s in the City' all-female Sevens tournament takes place at Dubarry Park, Athlone, on Saturday, June 6. Last year's inaugural event, organised and run in the main by Buccaneers Women's squad, proved very successful and highly promising for further development.
Rugby clubs all over Ireland are being urged to submit their Mini rugby teams for a once in a lifetime chance to play in the Aviva Mini Rugby National Festival at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, May 23. The closing date is Wednesday, May 13 so enter today!
Saturday's Ulster Bank League success against Clontarf was especially pleasing for Lansdowne captain Ron Boucher, given that he was one of only two players to start both the 2013 title-clinching win over 'Tarf and the 2014/15 final.