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#David Humphreys

# david-humphreys - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Ex-Ireland player Humphreys to leave role with Gloucester after six seasons
# Time To Go
# Time To Go

Ex-Ireland player Humphreys to leave role with Gloucester after six seasons

Jun 2nd 2020, 5:40 PM 11,399 Views 10 Comments

The Ulster European Cup winner will leave his position as Director of Rugby at the end of June.

# david-humphreys - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'I went into that final thinking nothing could stop us': Simon Mason on Ulster, Ireland regrets and identity
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'I went into that final thinking nothing could stop us': Simon Mason on Ulster, Ireland regrets and identity

Mar 3rd 2019, 8:00 PM 22,085 Views 10 Comments

The former full-back and goal kicker extraordinaire looks back on a famous Heineken Cup win 20 years ago.

# david-humphreys - Friday 17 August, 2018

'I’ve got a massive ambition to play international rugby' - Ulster 10 Burns
# IQ
# IQ

'I’ve got a massive ambition to play international rugby' - Ulster 10 Burns

Aug 17th 2018, 8:00 AM 15,410 Views 24 Comments

The former Gloucester playmaker is focusing on making an impact for his province.

# david-humphreys - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Leinster squeeze past Gloucester to record second pre-season victory
# Tallaght Win
# Tallaght Win

Leinster squeeze past Gloucester to record second pre-season victory

Aug 20th 2016, 4:49 PM 7,749 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men played some exciting rugby in patches.

# david-humphreys - Friday 3 April, 2015

'Silverware would be huge' - Connacht dreaming big in Challenge Cup
# Title Hopes
# Title Hopes

'Silverware would be huge' - Connacht dreaming big in Challenge Cup

Apr 3rd 2015, 4:45 PM 4,084 Views 7 Comments

Pat Lam’s side face the highly-fancied Gloucester in Kingsholm this evening.

# david-humphreys - Thursday 2 April, 2015

10 months after leaving, Ulster's most iconic hero describes his Premiership challenge
# Change Of Scenery
# Change Of Scenery

10 months after leaving, Ulster's most iconic hero describes his Premiership challenge

Apr 2nd 2015, 9:15 PM 8,528 Views 12 Comments

It was a tough decision for David Humphreys to leave Ulster for Gloucester.

# david-humphreys - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Leinster's Brendan Macken joins Gloucester on loan
# Short-term
# Short-term

Leinster's Brendan Macken joins Gloucester on loan

Feb 28th 2015, 9:03 AM 5,974 Views 17 Comments

The centre moves to the Aviva Premiership side until the end of the season.

# david-humphreys - Thursday 29 January, 2015

David Humphreys is bringing yet another Ulsterman over to Gloucester
# Suftum
# Suftum

David Humphreys is bringing yet another Ulsterman over to Gloucester

Jan 29th 2015, 10:47 AM 4,957 Views 1 Comment

Loosehead prop Paddy McAllister will head for Kingsholm at the end of the season.

# david-humphreys - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

The scenery must be nice in Gloucester because another key Ulsterman is making the switch
# Coaching Carousel
# Coaching Carousel

The scenery must be nice in Gloucester because another key Ulsterman is making the switch

Jan 27th 2015, 5:06 PM 6,191 Views 2 Comments

Ulster’s highly-rated defence coach has decided to join David Humphreys in England.

# david-humphreys - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Kiss to take Ulster DOR role after World Cup, Doak confirmed as head coach
# Structures
# Structures

Kiss to take Ulster DOR role after World Cup, Doak confirmed as head coach

Oct 7th 2014, 5:35 PM 9,141 Views 9 Comments

The province have appointed home-grown Doak to replace Mark Anscombe.

# david-humphreys - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Bowe out of Ireland driving seat and playing catch up on the wing
# Refreshed
# Refreshed

Bowe out of Ireland driving seat and playing catch up on the wing

Jul 31st 2014, 11:58 AM 12,475 Views 2 Comments

The 30-year-old admits the likes of Andrew Trimble and Dave Kearney have impressed out wide under Joe Schmidt.

# david-humphreys - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Gloucester confirm Laurie Fisher as head coach under Humphreys
# Sealed
# Sealed

Gloucester confirm Laurie Fisher as head coach under Humphreys

Jul 2nd 2014, 11:24 AM 3,802 Views 5 Comments

The Premiership club have made the move official.

# david-humphreys - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Ulster players enthused by Kiss appointment as unhappy Anscombe departs
# Changes
# Changes

Ulster players enthused by Kiss appointment as unhappy Anscombe departs

Jul 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 8,969 Views 13 Comments

The Australian may remain in charge of the province for the entire season.

# david-humphreys - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Brumbies confirm Fisher exit ahead of expected Humphreys hook-up
# Ambition
# Ambition

Brumbies confirm Fisher exit ahead of expected Humphreys hook-up

Jun 29th 2014, 11:58 AM 8,622 Views 8 Comments

The former Munster forwards coach is the favourite to be named head coach at Gloucester.

# david-humphreys - Saturday 7 June, 2014

David Humphreys leaves Ulster for Director of Rugby position at Gloucester
# Shock
# Shock

David Humphreys leaves Ulster for Director of Rugby position at Gloucester

Jun 7th 2014, 4:51 PM 7,013 Views 20 Comments

The former out-half has ended a 22-year association with the province.

# david-humphreys - Friday 23 May, 2014

Ulster deny All Blacks prop John Afoa was asked to stay on next season
# He Said They Said
# He Said They Said

Ulster deny All Blacks prop John Afoa was asked to stay on next season

May 23rd 2014, 3:26 PM 4,718 Views 3 Comments

The province issued a statement that counters reports of a plea for the New Zealander to sign a contract extension.

# david-humphreys - Friday 28 March, 2014

Ulster sign South African Wiehahn Herbst as long-term John Afoa replacement
# Tighthead
# Tighthead

Ulster sign South African Wiehahn Herbst as long-term John Afoa replacement

Mar 28th 2014, 2:43 PM 4,050 Views 5 Comments

Director of rugby David Humphreys has tipped The Sharks prop to be a huge success at Ravenhill.

# david-humphreys - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Ronan O'Gara was the 35th-best place kicker in world rugby, says study
# Sports Science
# Sports Science

Ronan O'Gara was the 35th-best place kicker in world rugby, says study

Feb 16th 2014, 1:02 PM 24,975 Views 40 Comments

Ken Quarrie’s fascinating study on goal kicking success has shown that David Humphreys delivered between 2002 and 2011.

# david-humphreys - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Simon Hick column: Humphreys vision has Ulster within reach of greatness
# Suftum
# Suftum

Simon Hick column: Humphreys vision has Ulster within reach of greatness

Jan 22nd 2014, 1:58 PM 3,700 Views 3 Comments

Along with the signing of talented Springboks, the Director of Rugby had a pivotal role to play in Ulster’s success.

# david-humphreys - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Ulster hand Stephen Ferris new 'short-term' contract
# New Deal
# New Deal

Ulster hand Stephen Ferris new 'short-term' contract

Jan 9th 2014, 5:38 PM 8,100 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, tighthead prop Declan Fitzpatrick has signed a new two-year Irish deal.

# david-humphreys - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Nick Williams commits to Ulster rugby until 2016
# Pen To Paper
# Pen To Paper

Nick Williams commits to Ulster rugby until 2016

Oct 2nd 2013, 11:20 AM 1,036 Views 4 Comments

The back row has signed a new contract to remain at Ravnehill.

# david-humphreys - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Stephen Ferris signs 6-month contract extension with Ireland and Ulster
# Fez
# Fez

Stephen Ferris signs 6-month contract extension with Ireland and Ulster

Jun 26th 2013, 4:02 PM 2,936 Views 10 Comments

The flanker will hope to prove his fitness to win an improved deal by the end of the year.

# david-humphreys - Friday 28 September, 2012

Green pastures: Ian Humphreys on life with London Irish
# Interview
# Interview

Green pastures: Ian Humphreys on life with London Irish

Sep 28th 2012, 9:20 AM 940 Views 0 Comments

Each week, TheScore.ie catches up with an Irish player or coach plying their rugby trade in the Aviva Premiership.

# david-humphreys - Monday 17 September, 2012

Ulster Rugby open book of condolence for Nevin Spence
# Nevin Spence
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# Nevin Spence

Ulster Rugby open book of condolence for Nevin Spence

Sep 17th 2012, 9:11 AM 5,332 Views 3 Comments

The family has issued a statement to say the three Spence men expressed their love for each in their final moments by “trying to help one another”.

# david-humphreys - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Emotional Humphreys pays tribute to Spence
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Emotional Humphreys pays tribute to Spence

Sep 16th 2012, 12:57 PM 15,185 Views 14 Comments

Ulster’s director of rugby says the province will be a poorer place without the young centre.

# david-humphreys - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

11 celebrities (and 'celebrities') who will be teeing up in tomorrow's Irish Open Pro-Am
# Star Spotting
# Star Spotting

11 celebrities (and 'celebrities') who will be teeing up in tomorrow's Irish Open Pro-Am

Jun 26th 2012, 1:41 PM 8,837 Views 0 Comments

Martin O’Neill and José Maria Olazabal? Yes, please.

# david-humphreys - Monday 30 April, 2012

Magnificent Kearney sets up Heineken Cup clash of the Irish
# Showdown
# Showdown

Magnificent Kearney sets up Heineken Cup clash of the Irish

Apr 30th 2012, 8:00 AM 4,369 Views 12 Comments

Leinster coach Joe Schmidt revealed that Jonny Sexton set the tone at half-time before his side went on to win 19-15.

# david-humphreys - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Got the Hump? Four reasons Ulster chose Jackson
# Jackson 4
# Jackson 4

Got the Hump? Four reasons Ulster chose Jackson

Apr 28th 2012, 10:50 AM 1,131 Views 0 Comments

Ian Humphreys’ relegation to the bench was, at first glance, a puzzler. Here’s why Brian McLaughlin took the chance.

# david-humphreys - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Heineken Cup: McLaughlin calls for Ulster 'perspective'
# Expectation
# Expectation

Heineken Cup: McLaughlin calls for Ulster 'perspective'

Apr 26th 2012, 5:00 PM 213 Views 0 Comments

Brian McLaughlin has gratefully accepted the ‘favourites’ tag, but warned his players that anything less than their full potential will not be good enough.

# david-humphreys - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Tipping point: Afoa banned for Heineken Cup semi
# Banned
# Banned

Tipping point: Afoa banned for Heineken Cup semi

Apr 12th 2012, 2:21 PM 476 Views 7 Comments

Ulster tight-head John Afoa has been handed a four week ban for his dangerous tackle on Felix Jones.

# david-humphreys - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Wannenburg set for Ulster exit
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Wannenburg set for Ulster exit

Mar 22nd 2012, 4:35 PM 291 Views 0 Comments

The province have announced that the Springbok will depart Ravenhill at the end of this season.

# david-humphreys - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Mar 7th 2012, 8:59 AM 242 Views 0 Comments

Arsenal, Tommy Bowe and the Irish cricket team are all making headlines today.

# david-humphreys - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Bowe's Ulster move will be good for Ireland, says Humphreys
# Conjecture
# Conjecture

Bowe's Ulster move will be good for Ireland, says Humphreys

Mar 6th 2012, 7:44 PM 478 Views 0 Comments

The ex-Ireland international also said that the winger would be “an asset to any squad”.

# david-humphreys - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Ulster look to replace McLaughlin - reports
# On The Move?
# On The Move?

Ulster look to replace McLaughlin - reports

Jan 31st 2012, 10:23 AM 402 Views 0 Comments

Reports this morning indicate that Ulster coach Brian McLaughlin will not be offered a new deal when his contract expires in May.

# david-humphreys - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Who will Ireland turn to if Kidney is given Lions job?
# Movin' On Up
# Movin' On Up

Who will Ireland turn to if Kidney is given Lions job?

Jan 11th 2012, 7:40 PM 1,346 Views 0 Comments

There are some top quality Irish coaches out there, we look at those who could take the hot seat