It has been confirmed today that Bank of Ireland has agreed to become the main sponsor of Munster Rugby from July 2013. The sponsorship includes exclusive branding of all playing and training kit for the Munster senior and 'A' squads.
After 22 rounds and two play-off games, the 2012/13 RaboDirect PRO12 season wraps up on Saturday with the final at the RDS appropriately between respective first and second seeds and provincial rivals, Ulster and Leinster.
Previewing Saturday's RaboDirect PRO12 final against Leinster with Cóilín Duffy, Ulster winger Andrew Trimble said: "We really motivated for this game. People are talking about us being the best Ulster side in a few years, we had that record of 13 wins in a row at the start of the year. We want to win trophies, and there's no point having those records unless we back them up."
The Stevenson Sharks, a Dungannon-based Tag rugby team for children with a learning disability/special needs, have welcomed Ulster and Ireland stars Craig Gilroy and Paddy Jackson on board as club patrons.
Leinster players Leo Auva'a, Andrew Goodman, Darren Hudson and Jack McGrath received a schooling recently as they surprised St. Mary's CSSP, Rathmines with a flash training session to launch the Herald's Leinster Rugby Summer Camps.
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