Gavin Coombes rugby player
Gavin Coombes rugby player

Gavin Coombes

11th Dec 1997 1.98m/110kg No. 8

Tom Stewart Joins Ireland Squad in Portugal as Wales Prep Intensifies

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster hooker Tom Stewart has joined the Ireland squad in Quinta do Lago to provide additional cover following a hamstring issue picked up by Ronan Kelleher. Kelleher will be managed by...

Munster in crucial trip to Toulouse

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby are tasked with a trip to Pool B leaders Stade Toulousain as they look to secure their qualification for the Heineken Champions Cup knockout stage in Round 4 on Sunday.   Five-time...

Ireland Squad Named For 2023 Guinness Six Nations Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland Coaching Team have named a 37-man squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations Championship, which kicks off with an away trip to Cardiff to face Wales on Saturday, 4th February. In...

Match Report: Coombes brace seals thrilling win for 14-man Munster

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby held off a second-half surge by Northampton Saints to complete a thrilling Heineken Champions Cup Pool B double over the Gallagher Premiership side by a 27-23 margin at Thomond Park on...

Lawes, Smith, Ribbans and Hutchinson return for Saints’ trip to Munster

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Director of Rugby Phil Dowson has made four changes to his Northampton Saints side ahead of the men in Black, Green and Gold’s trip to Munster on Saturday afternoon. Courtney Lawes, Fin Smith, David...

Match Preview: Northampton need response at Munster

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints are in desperate need of a victory at Munster Rugby in Round 3 of the Heineken Champions Cup in order to boost their qualification hopes.   A committed defensive display...

Preview: Munster v Lions

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Two powerful ball carriers in the Munster back row, Gavin Coombes and Alex Kendellen carried more than any other players in Round 11, making 26 and 20 respectively Jean Kleyn and Jack O’Donoghue...

Munster Side To Face Ulster

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Munster team to face Ulster has been named ahead of our first game of 2023 at the Kingspan Stadium on New Year’s Day (5.15pm, live on TG4). Jack O’Donoghue captains Munster with six personnel...

Ulster ready for Munster match-up at Kingspan Stadium

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ulster men are back in action in front of a home crowd as they look to take on Interpro rivals Munster at a packed-out Kingspan Stadium this Sunday (KO 5 15pm) in Round 11 of the BKT United Rugby...

Stat Pack: Ulster v Munster

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster John Cooney made 88 passes in Round 10. However, this was short of his 102 against the Scarlets in September, which remains the most passes by a single player in a match this season Hooker Tom...