# Andrew Trimble

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# wing man
'Exciting' Baloucoune will continue to improve for province and country, says Andrew Trimble
The Ulster wing will get his season up and running against Glasgow Warriors at Kingspan Stadium this week.
# cult hero
‘Had Dan McFarland coached us, we would have won silverware’
Andrew Trimble reflects on the Ulster glory days and predicts another unforgettable night at Ravenhill tomorrow.
# Rugby
'I don't think an exception should be made for Zebo': Watch our Guinness Six Nations virtual preview
Former Ireland rugby internationals Andrew Trimble, Niamh Briggs and Ian Keatley were in top form on Thursday night.
# join us
Get free tickets for our Guinness Six Nations virtual preview with Andrew Trimble tomorrow evening
Ian Keatley and Niamh Briggs will also join The42′s Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey ahead of this weekend’s international rugby.
# Tweet Elite
Mbappé's Time magazine cover and more tweets of the week
Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.
# Life After Rugby
'It was nothing dramatic, but just a wee moment of realisation: 'I miss this''
Andrew Trimble is largely enjoying retirement but there have been moments when he’s wanted to wind the clock back.
# Bowing out
'He hits like an absolute train' - Stockdale lauds retiring mentor Trimble
The 33-year-old Ulsterman announced his retirement from professional rugby earlier today.
# suftum
Ulster and Ireland wing Andrew Trimble announces retirement from rugby
The 33-year-old says it is ‘probably the toughest decision that any professional sportsman will make.’
# pro14
Ulster expect Charles Piutau back in action within five weeks after rib injury
If it’s good news you want, Andrew Trimble seems to be over his back issue and may feature against Edinburgh this week.
# Tackle Your Feelings
'When I get injured I think I can't do this anymore and want to do something else with my life'
Andrew Trimble will today become Ulster’s joint-top appearance maker at the end of a week in which he lent his voice to the ‘Tackle Your Feelings’ campaign. He opens up to The42 about his own mental wellbeing and dealing with the frustrations associated with injury.
# suftum
Just the 12 changes as Ulster name strong side for Zebre trip
Andrew Trimble set to equal Roger Wilson’s appearances record.
# Job Done
Ulster remain unbeaten but just about hold off spirited second-half Treviso comeback
Andrew Trimble scored a brace as Les Kiss’ side followed up their win over the Cheetahs last weekend.
# fresh start
Trimble: 'No more excuses, it's time for Ulster to deliver'
The 32-year-old winger wants to help the northern province end their 11-year trophy drought this season.
# searing honesty
'We haven't cracked it, we don't know what it is': Ulster ready to work their way out of a rut
‘We’re gonna work their b*****ks off’, says Les Kiss while other teams are preparing for the tail end of the season.
# suftum
'This is last chance': Trimble intent on keeping Ulster's play-off hope alive in Thomond Park
With Saracens posing a potential distraction for Munster, Trimble’s side can keep the pressure on Scarlets and Ospreys with a rare win in Limerick.
# Pro12
Best and Trimble back in harness to help Ulster's play-off push
Ex-Leinster prospect Nick Timoney is in line to make his debut for the northern province when the Cardiff Blues visit.
# Missing
Trimble and Dillane ruled out Ireland's final Six Nations matches
The Ulster winger picked up a hand injury in Friday’s win over Treviso, while Connacht second row Dillane requires surgery.
# Christmas Derby
No Andrew Trimble as Ulster name team for Connacht derby
Les Kiss makes six changes for the sold-out clash at Ravenhill.
# Pro12
Trimble return boosts Ulster as they make 5-day turnaround from Clermont to Connacht
Kyle McCall, however, looks set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after a ‘significant hamstring injury’.
# Body blow
Huge blow as kidney problem rules Jared Payne out for 'at least' three months
Andrew Trimble will also miss the back-to-back clashes with Clermont with a foot tendon problem.
# Confidence
Trimble on beating All Blacks: 'If it is possible to do it once, it is possible to do it again'
The Ulster star is optimistic about Ireland’s chances of securing back-to-back wins over New Zealand.
# Derby Day
Ulster rest Best, Trimble and Payne for tomorrow's derby clash with Munster
Les Kiss makes eight changes for the sell-out showdown at Ravenhill.
# starting XV
Trimble returns to captain Ulster but no Bowe for Champions Cup opener
Luke Marshall, Stuart Olding and Ruan Pienaar are also back for Sunday’s trip to Bordeaux.
# Champions Cup
Ulster expect to have Trimble, Olding and Marshall fit in time for European opener
This week’s trip to face the Pro12 champions will come a week too soon for the homegrown backs.
# daunting
'The All Blacks can play 10 different ways and they're not easy to prepare for'
Andrew Trimble and Ireland switched onto the task of beating New Zealand earlier this week.
# Skippers
Trimble and Herring named Ulster captains as Rory Best stands down
Les Kiss has appointed co-captains for the 2016/17 season.
# trimby
'To be taken seriously, you need to back it up and we didn’t do that'
Andrew Trimble says one final game of the season will be no problem for Ireland.
# winging it
Andrew Trimble can't wait to get back to 'the day job', after beating Boks as a flanker
‘I was there, taking the credit! Like I had anything to do with it all happening!’
# June tests
'Staring down the barrel, you could go there and get hosed' - Trimble
Ireland’s last tour to South Africa in 2004 saw them beaten twice, while they were hammered in 1998.
# Influence
Trimble hopes for clinical edge against 'Saracens' of the Six Nations
The 31-year-old wing scored his 17th Test try last weekend against Italy.
# playmaker
'He cracks the whip': Trimble backs Jackson to threaten Sexton in Ireland shirt
It’s been another frustrating tournament for Jackson, but Joe Schmidt might just feel the need to test an alternative to his starting 10 before bigger Tests come back around.
# dethroned
Trimble and Ireland aim to show more than glimpses of abilities
With pressure from all sides to perform against Italy, Ireland want to show they can tilt fine margins in their favour.
# wing play
Defensive master Trimble to lead the line for Ireland against les Bleus
The 31-year-old explains the intricacies of defending the wide channels with Ireland.
# Aerial Challenge
Should Saracens' Michael Rhodes have seen red for this hit against Ulster?
Andrew Trimble was taken out in the air at Kingspan Stadium.
# sealed with a kiss
Irish duo return for Ulster's trip to Oyonnax as Les Kiss makes his presence felt with selection
Andrew Trimble and Craig Gilroy are both included for the team’s Champions Cup test.
# Milestone
Dan Tuohy starts for Ulster after missing out on World Cup call
Meanwhile,Paul Marshall has reached a milestone.
# Candidates
Who might Ireland call up to replace Jared Payne in their World Cup squad?
Andrew Trimble looks like the early favourite.
# Record Breaker
Ulster hammer Treviso on a special night for record breaker Trimble
Trimble becomes Ulster’s record appearance holder in the 41 point win.
# Back To Business
Andrew Trimble handed Ulster start after missing out on RWC squad
Ulster and Connacht have named their teams for tomorrow evening’s Pro12 openers.
# Back three
Schmidt: 'Some of those hours Trimble was coming to the World Cup with us'
The Ireland head coach said Felix Jones and Fergus McFadden also just missed out on inclusion.