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#David Humphreys

# david-humphreys - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Premiership club have made the move official.

# david-humphreys - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Ulster players enthused by Kiss appointment as unhappy Anscombe departs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

Green pastures: Ian Humphreys on life with London Irish

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

# david-humphreys - Monday 17 September, 2012

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Ulster Rugby open book of condolence for Nevin Spence

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

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

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

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

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'

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 This post contains videos

Tipping point: Afoa banned for Heineken Cup semi

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

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

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

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

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?

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