Naas Rugby Club have announced the signing of Fionn Carr for their upcoming Ulster Bank League campaign. For the first time in their history, Naas have earned promotion to Division 1B and the signing of Carr is a major boost for them.
Queen's University, the oldest continuous rugby club in Ulster, is hoping with the help of Louis Ludik and former prop Bronson Ross to gain promotion to Division 1B of the Ulster Bank League this season.
Underlining its ongoing commitment to player welfare, the IRFU have announced a long-term research partnership with the University of Limerick focusing on injury monitoring and prevention in the amateur game.
The Ulster Bank League fixtures for the 2016/17 season have been announced. Reigning champions Clontarf will kick off with a repeat of last season's semi-final when they travel to UCD on the first weekend of the league.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O'Donovan TD, made the announcement today as part of an overall investment package of 7.4 million euro from Sport Ireland to support grassroots development in Rugby, Football and Gaelic Games.
Maeve McMahon, Director of Customer Experience and Products, Ulster Bank, talks about another successful Ulster Bank League Awards night which saw 14 individual awards presented to players, coaches and PROs from across the island.
Cork Constitution lock Conor Kindregan was voted the Ulster Bank League Division 1A Player of the Year, picking up the honour from Joe Schmidt at this week's Ulster Bank League Awards in the Aviva Stadium.