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Hands off! Andrew Trimble is staying at Ulster

IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora hails Trimble as “a model professional.”

Trimble's last Irish cap came against Argentina in June 2014.
Trimble's last Irish cap came against Argentina in June 2014.
Image: Billy Stickland/INPHO

ANDREW TRIMBLE HAS signed a new two-year IRFU contract which will keep him at Ulster until June 2017.

The flying winger has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a toe injury, though he still hopes to force his way into Joe Schmidt’s plans for the Rugby World Cup.

“I am delighted to have signed with Ulster for a further two years,” the 30-year-old said.

“I hope to be back playing soon and will be aiming to put myself in the frame for selection for Ulster and Ireland over the coming months.

“2015 will be an exciting year at both provincial and national level and I hope to play a role in the coming years in the continuing success of Irish rugby.”

IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora hailed Trimble as “a model professional who sets a great example for all young aspiring rugby players.

“His performances for Ireland and Ulster last season were top rate and he continues to develop his game after almost 10 years as a professional in Ireland.”

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