In honour of the memory of Ulster player Nevin Spence, his Father Noel and brother Graham, the IRFU will be requesting that all clubs and representative teams playing matches this coming weekend will observe a minute of silence before kick-off and fly their club flag at half mast.

In addition to the book of condolences at the Ulster Rugby offices and at Ballynahinch RFC, a book is also open to members of the public in the IRFU offices at 10/12 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day this week.

The naming of an Ireland squad for a forthcoming training camp that is due to take place from September 23rd to 25th has been postponed until later this week.

The RaboDirect Pro12 have announced the postponement of the Zebre v Ulster game this weekend and confirmed that a moment of silence will be observed at all games in the league this weekend.


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