Nick Williams nominated for IRUPA Players’ Player of the Year Award. Is He The Best – YES HE IS!

Ulster Number 8, Nick Williams, has been nominated alongside Leinster’s Cian Healy and Munster winger Simon Zebo for the prestigious IRUPA Players’ Player of the Year for 2013. The IRUPA awards are voted for by the players themselves, with votes collected from the entire professional player group across the island of Ireland…… CLICK HERE for […]

Early contenders named in ERC European Player of the Year Longlist: Ulster Rugby Men’s I XV Rory Best & Ruan Pienar Named!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YEOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Following the conclusion of the pool stages of the Heineken Cup and the Amlin Challenge Cup, ERC, the governing body of European club rugby’s two tournaments, has announced the longlist for the prestigious ERC European Player of the Year 2013 award. Selected by a distinguished panel of rugby experts, the longlist for one of the […]

Knockbreda High Year 8s visit Shaw’s Bridge for coaching session!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

As part of our community outreach to schools Brain Hughes, Instonian Community Rugby Officer, organised a coaching session at Shaw’s Bridge on Friday 26 October. Nearly 30 year 8 pupils from Knockbreda High attended the session and had a great time. Brian was assisted by senior squad players Jonny Potts and Nick McMurray; head coach […]

Stephen Ferris & Ruan Pienaar Nominated For European Player Of The Year 2012!!!!!!!!!!!! Both Should Be The Winner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

As the finals weekend of the European club rugby season fast approaches, ERC have named a shortlist of five players who are in contention for the northern hemisphere’s most prestigious individual accolade, ERC European Player of the Year 2012. The two Irish clubs who contest Saturday’s Heineken Cup final at Twickenham Stadium, Leinster Rugby and […]