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Remembering Nevin Spence ten years on: 'It was like losing a brother'
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Remembering Nevin Spence ten years on: 'It was like losing a brother'

Sep 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 20,937 Views 6 Comments

Spence was on the cusp of an international call-up when an accident on the family farm ended in tragedy. Former team-mates relive the anguish of a day that changed their lives.

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'They stood up with Nev out there and delivered. It was emotional'
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'They stood up with Nev out there and delivered. It was emotional'

Sep 16th 2017, 9:22 AM 7,977 Views 9 Comments

Driven by the memory of the late Nevin Spence, Les Kiss’ Ulster pulled off a stunning victory last night.

Five years on from his death, Ulster produce moving documentary remembering Nevin Spence
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Five years on from his death, Ulster produce moving documentary remembering Nevin Spence

Sep 13th 2017, 5:44 PM 9,402 Views 6 Comments

This is a poignant and moving watch.

Ulster unveil The Nevin Spence Centre at the heart of new stadium
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Ulster unveil The Nevin Spence Centre at the heart of new stadium

Aug 27th 2015, 8:55 PM 8,484 Views 12 Comments

Almost three years on from the tragic death of the 22-year-old, his province unveiled this fitting tribute.

Munster paid tribute to Nevin Spence before their game with Ulster last Friday
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Munster paid tribute to Nevin Spence before their game with Ulster last Friday

Dec 1st 2014, 9:39 AM 8,056 Views 3 Comments

Ulster’s Rory Best tweeted a photo of a plaque that the hosts had dedicated to the late player.

Explainer: The dangers of slurry
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Explainer: The dangers of slurry

Jun 9th 2014, 2:45 PM 32,405 Views 16 Comments

Just one breath of ‘rotten egg’ hydrogen sulphide can kill.

Ulster Rugby name new education centre in honour of Nevin Spence
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Ulster Rugby name new education centre in honour of Nevin Spence

Aug 15th 2013, 3:00 PM 6,171 Views 6 Comments

The province made the announcement today, exactly 11 months on from the tragedy on the family’s farm.

Lest we forget: Ulster fans bring memory of Nevin Spence to Melbourne
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Lest we forget: Ulster fans bring memory of Nevin Spence to Melbourne

Jun 29th 2013, 11:21 AM 3,203 Views 7 Comments

Nice touch, lads.

Ulster set emotional tone for Pro12 Final with amazing #OurDS video
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Ulster set emotional tone for Pro12 Final with amazing #OurDS video

May 21st 2013, 9:10 AM 2,511 Views 9 Comments

If this doesn’t get you Ulster fans charged up for Saturday’s clash with Leinster, nothing will.

Spence honoured as Trimble awarded Player of the Year in Ulster
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Spence honoured as Trimble awarded Player of the Year in Ulster

May 10th 2013, 11:00 PM 2,437 Views 8 Comments

‘Although he is no longer here in person, his spirit continues to inspire and motivate each and every member of the squad.’

"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone"
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"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone"

Apr 28th 2013, 8:00 AM 18,947 Views 6 Comments

Farmers involved in agricultural accidents tell their stories to warn others of work hazards.

Young Player of the Year award to be named after Nevin Spence
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# Tribute

Young Player of the Year award to be named after Nevin Spence

Apr 11th 2013, 7:00 PM 10,989 Views 21 Comments

Ulster’s Rory Best paid tribute to IRUPA for the honour and his dear departed teammate.

'Nevin will never be forgotten' - Henderson plans winning tribute for Spence
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'Nevin will never be forgotten' - Henderson plans winning tribute for Spence

Apr 6th 2013, 8:20 AM 11,924 Views 5 Comments

The Ulster forward believes his side’s league double over Leinster will inspire the team against Saracens today.

Here are the top 10 most read articles on TheJournal.ie in 2012
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Here are the top 10 most read articles on TheJournal.ie in 2012

Dec 29th 2012, 8:45 AM 20,023 Views 13 Comments

Stabbings at the Swedish House Mafia gig, Ireland’s copyright laws under threat, and topless Kate Middleton – these are the stories you read this year.

RIP: Remembering sports people we lost in 2012
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RIP: Remembering sports people we lost in 2012

Dec 27th 2012, 8:03 PM 11,734 Views 5 Comments

From GAA great Páidí Ó Sé to boxing legend Angelo Dundee we take a look back at some of the many sporting greats that Ireland, and the world, lost this year.

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012
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RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012

Dec 23rd 2012, 9:15 AM 12,888 Views 10 Comments

From writer Maeve Binchy to astronaut Neil Armstrong, rugby star Nevin Spence to GAA great Páidí Ó Sé, we take a look back at some of the many greats that Ireland, and the world, lost this year.

Chris Henry's journey from 'wee blonde prop' to Ulster captain
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Chris Henry's journey from 'wee blonde prop' to Ulster captain

Oct 26th 2012, 10:50 AM 1,093 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast native will lead his province into tonight’s RaboDirect Pro12 clash with Newport Gwent Dragons.

Muller: Tragedy reminds us just how lucky we are to play rugby
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Muller: Tragedy reminds us just how lucky we are to play rugby

Oct 12th 2012, 7:00 AM 560 Views 0 Comments

‘The only thing we know how to do is train hard and put a smile on your face by doing what we love.’ Says the Ulster skipper.

'Nobody expects us to get a result in Leinster' - Ian Whitten
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'Nobody expects us to get a result in Leinster' - Ian Whitten

Oct 11th 2012, 6:24 PM 1,095 Views 0 Comments

The former Ulster winger is enjoying life with Exeter Chiefs and ready to take a few scalps in the Heineken Cup.

VIDEO: BBC Northern Ireland's moving tribute to Ulster's Nevin Spence
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VIDEO: BBC Northern Ireland's moving tribute to Ulster's Nevin Spence

Oct 9th 2012, 6:11 PM 1,093 Views 0 Comments

The poignant piece was aired before Mark Anscombe’s side played Connacht on at the weekend.

PRO12 Report: Ulster obliterate Cardiff Blues with seven-try salvo
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PRO12 Report: Ulster obliterate Cardiff Blues with seven-try salvo

Sep 28th 2012, 9:15 PM 1,744 Views 0 Comments

There were two tries apiece for Tommy Bowe and Nick Williams on an emotional night at Cardiff Arms Park.

T Bowe time: Tommy to make his Ulster return against Cardiff
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T Bowe time: Tommy to make his Ulster return against Cardiff

Sep 27th 2012, 12:33 PM 3,344 Views 1 Comment

Blues coach Phil Davies hopes to honour Nevin Spence’s memory with a great game as Ulster make their return to rugby following the young centre’s tragic death.

Ian Humphreys: If Ireland don't need Tomás O'Leary they are a very lucky team
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Ian Humphreys: If Ireland don't need Tomás O'Leary they are a very lucky team

Sep 27th 2012, 9:42 AM 1,552 Views 1 Comment

The former Ulster player believes his London Irish teammate has been harshly dealt in terms of national selection.

Ulster service to celebrate life of 'talented and committed' Nevin Spence
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Ulster service to celebrate life of 'talented and committed' Nevin Spence

Sep 22nd 2012, 2:47 PM 3,846 Views 3 Comments

A special memorial service for the 22-year-old will be held at Ulster’s Ravenhill grounds on Sunday afternoon.

Ulster captain Johann Muller pays tribute to Nevin Spence
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Ulster captain Johann Muller pays tribute to Nevin Spence

Sep 20th 2012, 10:07 AM 3,233 Views 1 Comment

“I have no doubt that he would have gone on to play for Ireland on many occasions.”

‘Who are these guys?’ Declan Kidney set to name 30-man Ireland training squad
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‘Who are these guys?’ Declan Kidney set to name 30-man Ireland training squad

Sep 20th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,970 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland coach will show his hand ahead of the November Series when the IRFU announce the chosen ones.

Opinion: Money makes the Heineken Cup go round
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Opinion: Money makes the Heineken Cup go round

Sep 19th 2012, 6:15 PM 1,459 Views 1 Comment

Financial arguments relating to the competition have been overshadowed by the death of Nevin Spence, writes Tom Fox.

Funerals of Nevin Spence, his father and brother, take place in Ballynahinch
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Funerals of Nevin Spence, his father and brother, take place in Ballynahinch

Sep 19th 2012, 5:47 PM 16,342 Views 16 Comments

Emma Spence, who survived the weekend farming accident, said, “They were not perfect but they were genuine. They were best friends.”

Funerals for three members of Spence family to be held today
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Funerals for three members of Spence family to be held today

Sep 19th 2012, 9:15 AM 3,894 Views 3 Comments

Noel Spence and his sons Graham and Nevin were overcome by fumes from a slurry pit at their family farm in Co Down.

Nevin Spence: Rugby fans set to unite in support of family
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Nevin Spence: Rugby fans set to unite in support of family

Sep 18th 2012, 11:28 AM 1,323 Views 0 Comments

Rugby supporters in Ireland and beyond are planning to stand up and sing out in tribute to Nevin Spence this weekend.

The Morning Score: Tuesday
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The Morning Score: Tuesday

Sep 18th 2012, 9:00 AM 406 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know this morning — except for the words to the Champions League theme tune.

Nevin Spence: Ulster v Zebre postponed following star's death
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Nevin Spence: Ulster v Zebre postponed following star's death

Sep 17th 2012, 4:09 PM 4,406 Views 4 Comments

A moment of silence for Spence, his father Noel and his brother Graham will be observed at all RaboDirect Pro12 matches this weekend.

Up and running: Kearney, D'Arcy back in contention for Leinster
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Up and running: Kearney, D'Arcy back in contention for Leinster

Sep 17th 2012, 3:55 PM 488 Views 0 Comments

Joe Schmidt was happy with the way his side chiselled out a win in Italy this weekend. Edinburgh are next up.

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

Sep 17th 2012, 9:11 AM 5,354 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”.

VIDEO: Nevin Spence tribute
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VIDEO: Nevin Spence tribute

Sep 16th 2012, 10:30 PM 1,656 Views 1 Comment

The rugby community in Ulster and beyond is in mourning at the horrific tragedy that has befallen the Spence family.

Emotional Humphreys pays tribute to Spence
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Emotional Humphreys pays tribute to Spence

Sep 16th 2012, 12:57 PM 15,221 Views 14 Comments

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

Clean pair of heels: Jared Payne enjoying Pro12 life at full tilt
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Clean pair of heels: Jared Payne enjoying Pro12 life at full tilt

Sep 16th 2012, 11:19 AM 779 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster full-back is finally up and running after an Achilles’ injury scuppered his debut season.

Nevin Spence and sister Emma went to the aid of father and brother
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Nevin Spence and sister Emma went to the aid of father and brother

Sep 16th 2012, 10:31 AM 33,304 Views 35 Comments

The Ulster rugby player died, along with his father and brother, after entering a slurry pit on the family farm in Co Down.

Nevin Spence: A promising rugby star who stayed close to his roots
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Nevin Spence: A promising rugby star who stayed close to his roots

Sep 16th 2012, 8:25 AM 13,280 Views 13 Comments

There has been an outpouring of grief across the world following the farming accident in Co Down.

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