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.
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."
Ulster hooker Rory Best spoke to IrishRugby.ie's Cóilín Duffy ahead of Saturday's RaboDirect PRO12 final against Leinster at the RDS, discussing the match itself and how he is looking forward to captaining Ireland during next month's summer tour to North America.
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.
Second row Paul O'Connell spoke to the assembled media on the Lions squad's first day at their training camp in Carton House. He cannot wait until the full squad is together and is hoping to be involved in the historic tour opener against the Barbarians in Hong Kong.