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Iain Henderson “Not Ready” For Ireland Captaincy

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Iain Henderson has admitted he’s not ready to take on the role of Ireland captain.  The Ulster lock took over the role as captain of his provincial side in the wake of Rory Best’s retirement at the end of last season. Best also relinquished his Ireland captaincy with his successor unknown, as of yet. While Johnny Sexton, Peter O’Mahony and …

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Henderson And Stockdale Boost For Ulster As Team Named For Munster

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Ulster head coach Dan McFarland has named his team to take on Munster at the Kingspan Stadium on Friday night (KO 7.35pm).  Ulster have made three changes to the team which recorded a bonus-point victory over Connacht in Belfast last time out. Two of those three changes sees Ireland internationals Iain Henderson and Jacob Stockdale return to the fold. Henderson …

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Iain Henderson Confirmed As New Ulster Rugby Captain

Ulster Rugby have today confirmed that Iain Henderson will take over as club captain for the 2019/2020 season following the retirement of Rory Best. The 27-year-old has previously captained the northern province on numerous occasions and brings a wealth of experience to the role having made 105 appearances for Ulster as well as having represented both Ireland and the British …

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Iain Henderson Free To Play As Citing Complaint Not Upheld

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Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has a received a boost with the news that Iain Henderson is free to play this weekend after a citing complaint brought against him was not upheld.  Henderson took part in a disciplinary hearing this afternoon via video conference to investigate an alleged infringement of Law 9.11 – Players must not do anything that is …

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Internationals Return In Huge Boost For Ulster Ahead Of Season Opener

Ulster have received a major boost ahead of their Guinness PRO14 opener against the Scarlets on Saturday with the news that two of their international players have been made available for selection.  Iain Henderson and John Cooney who were both involved for Ireland during the summer tour of Austraila, where Joe Schmidt’s side recorded a 2-1 series victory, will be …

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Huge Boost For Ireland As Key Duo Set To Train Fully This Week

Sean McMahon reporting from Carton House, Co. Kildare.  The Ireland squad are back at their snow-covered Carton House base this week as preparations ramp up for the visit of Scotland to the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Joe Schmidt will have to plan without Chris Farrell, who suffered an ACL injury last week in training which has ruled him out of …

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