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#Christian Lealiifano

# christian-lealiifano - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Warrior Lealiifano poised to star in World Cup after overcoming leukaemia

The Australian out-half took on a stint with Ulster as he mounted his return to top class rugby.

# christian-lealiifano - Saturday 5 January, 2019

'I'd be in the wrong environment if I wasn't gutted and chomping at the bit'

Johnny McPhillips said he needs to be patient if the 21-year-old fly-half is to get more game time with Ulster.

# christian-lealiifano - Monday 22 January, 2018

Injury means All Black Stephen Donald will not be joining Ulster

The province are now likely to turn to Johnny McPhillips.

# christian-lealiifano - Sunday 14 January, 2018

'When you're under pressure, who stands up and who doesn't fold?': Kiss hails lasting Lealiifano impact

The Australian playmaker, “a warrior through and through”, bade farewell to Belfast ahead of his return to the Brumbies later this month.

# christian-lealiifano - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Brilliant Best leads ferocious Ulster to victory over La Rochelle

Pool 1 is now topped by Ulster after a three-try win over the powerhouse French outift.

# christian-lealiifano - Sunday 7 January, 2018

New overseas out-half on the way for Ulster but Bowe injured

Les Kiss says the northern province have secured a new playmaker to replace Christian Lealiifano.

# christian-lealiifano - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Lealiifano captains Ulster as Kiss names an exciting backline for Treviso

Paul Marshall is set to make his 200th appearance for the province.

# christian-lealiifano - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Ulster sweating over the fitness of half-back pairing ahead of Leinster inter-pro

Christian Lealiifano and John Cooney are both doubts for Saturday.

# christian-lealiifano - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Ulster's winning start to the season unravels against Bradley's bold Zebre

A late intercept try sealed the northern province’s fate, but the writing was on the wall long before that.

# christian-lealiifano - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Exciting half-back partnership for Ulster's historic opener against Cheetahs

Debutants John Cooney and Christian Lealiifano team up at nine and 10.

'You can see the glimpses of class he has': Nelson ready to fight Lealiifano for 10 shirt

Peter Nelson has eyes on the Ulster out-half position ahead of Friday’s Pro14 opener.

# christian-lealiifano - Monday 21 August, 2017

'He's a proven leader' - Ulster announce the capture of Australian out-half Lealiifano

The 29-year-old joins the province on a short-term deal.

# christian-lealiifano - Monday 17 July, 2017

Australia star Christian Lealiifano ready for Super Rugby return after leukaemia diagnosis

The Wallaby playmaker looks set to feature when the Hurricanes visit Canberra on Friday.

# christian-lealiifano - Friday 23 June, 2017

Wallaby star makes emotional return 10 months after he was diagnosed with leukaemia

Christian Lealiifano made 19 appearances for Australia before being diagnosed with cancer.

# christian-lealiifano - Monday 5 September, 2016

Lealiifano will be offered coaching role if cancer treatment stops him from playing

The Brumbies want to keep Lealiifano involved as much as possible.

# christian-lealiifano - Friday 19 June, 2015

Rugby players mic'd up is our new favourite Super Rugby gimmick

Christian Leali’ifano was all talk during the Brumbies’ meeting with the Crusaders.

# christian-lealiifano - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Australia cling on to defy Argentina and snap losing streak

Missed penalties and poor scrummaging had the Wallabies on the brink over another costly defeat.

# christian-lealiifano - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Warburton to have scan for injured hamstring

Meanwhile, Australia coach Robbie Deans has predicted a big future for Christian Lealiifano.