The Ulster Rugby Academy has 12 players. Connacht has 15, Munster has 20 & Leinster has 23. However Ulster Has more schools and club rugby players in comparison to each of the other 3 provinces.

The pathway from clubs and schools rugby to Ulster & Irish rugby is directly through talent identification and then development of that talent in the rugby academy. We feel this statement carries logical weight. Each province has an Academy therefore they must believe and agree that that is a good place to develop talent, again […]