Jordi Murphy rugby player
Jordi Murphy rugby player

Jordi Murphy

22nd Apr 1991 1.88m/102kg Openside Flanker

A World XV of players who COULD transfer to another test team in 2022

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a groundbreaking move, the World Rugby Council approved an amendment to the sport’s national team representation laws.   This amendment will now permit an international player to transfer...

On This Day in 2016: Magnificent Ireland claim historic win over All Blacks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five years ago today, Ireland ended their 111-year wait for a first victory over New Zealand by bringing the world champions' record winning streak to a juddering halt with a sensational 40-29 victory...

The Connacht Team That Beat A Powerful Leinster Side In The 2016 PRO12 Final

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five years ago today, Connacht claimed their first Pro12 title at Murrayfield.   The side coached by Pat Lam scored three tries through Tiernan O’Halloran, Niyi Adeolokun and Matt Healy.   Leinster...

Challenge Cup: Leicester Tigers v Ulster Rugby line ups, news and stats

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers and Ulster Rugby are both bidding to emulate the four clubs to date – Bath Rugby, Leinster Rugby, Northampton Saints and Wasps - who have won the coveted double of the Challenge...

Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals: Wrap Up and Team of the Week

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Challenge Cup round of 16 saw the likes of Bath, Leicester Tigers, Montpellier and Ulster all claim victories to move them ever closer to the title.   We take a look back at the weekend's...

Team News: Northampton Saints Vs Ulster Rugby

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Biggar, Lewis Ludlam, Nick Isiekwe and David Ribbans are among nine changes to Northampton Saints’ starting line-up as Chris Boyd names his side to face Ulster Rugby in the...

Internationals feature for Ulster & Leinster in crunch PRO 14 clash

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster will have one foot in the final if they can come out on top in this crunch clash.   The leaders remained firmly in control of Conference A last weekend as they secured a 40-21 bonus-point...

Murphy To Captain Ulster For First Time

9 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Jordi Murphy will captain Ulster for the first time in Friday’s return to Guinness PRO14 action, while the trip to Glasgow will also mark significant milestones for Kieran Treadwell and Martin Moore. ...

PRO 14 Irish Derbies Review Plus TOTW

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This weekend we saw two Irish derbies in the Guinness Pro 14 competition and here is how they both played out.    Connacht vs Munster   Munster survived a late onslaught to hold on for...

Dan McFarland has no sympathy for Leinster 'player drain'

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster coach Dan McFarland has no sympathy for Leinster boss Leo Cullen over the number of players who have left the Dublin-based side to join other provinces.   McFarland was asked if he has any...