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# nick-williams - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'A hell of a ride' comes to an end for former Munster and Ulster back-rower Nick Williams
# Cult Hero
# Cult Hero

'A hell of a ride' comes to an end for former Munster and Ulster back-rower Nick Williams

Aug 5th 2020, 5:13 PM 11,365 Views 6 Comments

The number eight has announced his retirement from rugby at 36.

# nick-williams - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Lions lessons evident in returning Peter O'Mahony, says Tommy O'Donnell
# Holistic
# Holistic

Lions lessons evident in returning Peter O'Mahony, says Tommy O'Donnell

Sep 27th 2017, 10:19 AM 9,013 Views 2 Comments

‘He’s bringing a whole view of the game and how we’re playing.’

# nick-williams - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Bowe out of Leinster clash as shoulder injury ends Williams' time with Ulster
# Bowe No
# Bowe No

Bowe out of Leinster clash as shoulder injury ends Williams' time with Ulster

Apr 26th 2016, 12:39 PM 7,251 Views 20 Comments

The Ireland international wing has suffered a setback with his recovery from knee surgery.

# nick-williams - Friday 4 March, 2016

Williams on the double as Ulster hold Zebre scoreless in bonus-point victory
# No Problem
# No Problem

Williams on the double as Ulster hold Zebre scoreless in bonus-point victory

Mar 4th 2016, 9:52 PM 6,589 Views 20 Comments

Pete Brown and Paul Marshall also got over for tries as Les Kiss’ side made easy work of their Italian guests.

# nick-williams - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'Nick has been a great servant and is a great man' - Kiss praises match-winner Williams
# Reaction
# Reaction

'Nick has been a great servant and is a great man' - Kiss praises match-winner Williams

Dec 27th 2015, 11:59 AM 5,405 Views 11 Comments

Ulster’s good run of form continued in Galway last night.

# nick-williams - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Ulster lose Nick Williams to Cardiff Blues
# Gone
# Gone

Ulster lose Nick Williams to Cardiff Blues

Dec 23rd 2015, 9:13 AM 9,095 Views 20 Comments

The powerful Number 8 will move to Wales next season.

# nick-williams - Monday 24 August, 2015

Watch Ulster's stars hand-delivering season tickets to their fans
# A Great Bunch Of Lads
# A Great Bunch Of Lads

Watch Ulster's stars hand-delivering season tickets to their fans

Aug 24th 2015, 12:15 AM 6,946 Views 17 Comments

Stand up for the Ulsterman.

# nick-williams - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Big Nick Williams given a big 8-week ban for striking
# Suspension
# Suspension

Big Nick Williams given a big 8-week ban for striking

Apr 1st 2015, 8:36 PM 7,713 Views 18 Comments

The powerful Ulster number eight had a 16-week sentence reduced by eight weeks.

# nick-williams - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Gilroy to earn 100th cap as Ulster name team to play Treviso
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Gilroy to earn 100th cap as Ulster name team to play Treviso

Feb 12th 2015, 8:26 PM 5,049 Views 6 Comments

Nick Williams, Louis Ludik and Stuart McCloskey are also expected to feature.

# nick-williams - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Ulster's Nick Williams facing battle to be fit for new season
# Uphill Slog
# Uphill Slog

Ulster's Nick Williams facing battle to be fit for new season

Jul 31st 2014, 3:11 PM 4,396 Views 2 Comments

The New Zealander will be eager to get himself physically right ahead of his third season at Ulster.

# nick-williams - Thursday 17 April, 2014

'It's only taken me seven months!' - Nick Williams hitting form for Ulster
# Powerhouse
# Powerhouse

'It's only taken me seven months!' - Nick Williams hitting form for Ulster

Apr 17th 2014, 6:30 AM 3,068 Views 0 Comments

The explosive No. 8 believes the northern province can make up for Heineken Cup disappointment in the Pro12.

# nick-williams - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Nick Williams on the perfect offload, rekindling his career and repaying 'Cowboy'
# Interview
# Interview

Nick Williams on the perfect offload, rekindling his career and repaying 'Cowboy'

Jan 16th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,130 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster number eight has endured highs and lows during his time in Europe.

# nick-williams - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Ulster 'Bulldozer' Nick Williams backed to smash down Munster walls
# Wrecking Ball
# Wrecking Ball

Ulster 'Bulldozer' Nick Williams backed to smash down Munster walls

Jan 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 2,635 Views 0 Comments

Chris Henry believes the Kiwi No.8 can help drive his team to league and European success.

# nick-williams - 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 1,042 Views 4 Comments

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

# nick-williams - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

9 of the best (and scariest) headshots from the Irish rugby provinces
# Say Cheese
# Say Cheese

9 of the best (and scariest) headshots from the Irish rugby provinces

Aug 21st 2013, 3:30 PM 7,852 Views 4 Comments

Prepare yourself for some impressive facial hair, ‘game’ faces and Donncha O’Callaghan’s 2013/14 effort.

# nick-williams - Friday 24 May, 2013

Cramming for summer exams can wait as O'Driscoll lines up Ulster
# Grand Final
# Grand Final

Cramming for summer exams can wait as O'Driscoll lines up Ulster

May 24th 2013, 7:05 AM 2,459 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster centre has highlighted Nick Williams, Jared Payne and Tommy Bowe as the main threats to his team.

# nick-williams - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Williams wins Players' Player of the Year as Henshaw scoops Nevin Spence Award
# Awards Season
# Awards Season

Williams wins Players' Player of the Year as Henshaw scoops Nevin Spence Award

May 9th 2013, 12:38 AM 3,734 Views 1 Comment

Simon Zebo won Supporter’s Player of the Year and Donnacha Ryan captured the prize for ‘best undersized tie’.

# nick-williams - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

POLL: Who deserves to win the IRUPA award?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

POLL: Who deserves to win the IRUPA award?

Apr 23rd 2013, 8:30 AM 2,495 Views 14 Comments

Cian Healy, Nick Williams and Simon Zebo have all been shortlisted for the accolade.

# nick-williams - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

'This season feels different to others' - Trimble on Ulster's drive for success
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

'This season feels different to others' - Trimble on Ulster's drive for success

Jan 15th 2013, 10:33 AM 819 Views 0 Comments

The winger made his 150th cap for the province on Friday as Ulster beat Glasgow.

# nick-williams - Monday 14 January, 2013

Ligament damage sidelines Nick Williams
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

Ligament damage sidelines Nick Williams

Jan 14th 2013, 5:06 PM 845 Views 1 Comment

Ulster back-row Nick Williams is expected to miss up to eight weeks, the province said this afternoon.

# nick-williams - Monday 7 January, 2013

Pro12 Team of the Week
# Best XV
# Best XV

Pro12 Team of the Week

Jan 7th 2013, 1:27 PM 1,618 Views 4 Comments

Hefty wins for three Irish provinces means the competition for places is high.

# nick-williams - Friday 4 January, 2013

'When we put it on, we put it on', says Williams after Ulster blitz nearest rival
# Happy Days
# Happy Days

'When we put it on, we put it on', says Williams after Ulster blitz nearest rival

Jan 4th 2013, 10:18 PM 1,630 Views 0 Comments

The bulky number eight says Ulster’s second half show was inspired by an angry Mark Anscombe team talk.

# nick-williams - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Pro12: Team of the Week
# Best XV
# Best XV

Pro12: Team of the Week

Dec 23rd 2012, 3:43 PM 1,508 Views 2 Comments

Ulster and Munster dominate the line-up after their inter-pro victories.

# nick-williams - Friday 14 December, 2012

Heineken Cup cheat sheet: Your guide to this weekend’s European rugby
# Previews
# Previews

Heineken Cup cheat sheet: Your guide to this weekend’s European rugby

Dec 14th 2012, 4:21 PM 7,313 Views 0 Comments

Our four provinces are facing into make-or-break weekend, here’s all you need to know.

# nick-williams - Monday 22 October, 2012

Heineken Cup: Winning ugly is a thing of beauty for unbeaten Ulster
# Magnificent 7
# Magnificent 7

Heineken Cup: Winning ugly is a thing of beauty for unbeaten Ulster

Oct 22nd 2012, 10:00 AM 482 Views 0 Comments

The wins just keep on coming for Mark Anscombe’s men and the Dragons are next to be slayed.

# nick-williams - Friday 19 October, 2012

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Ulster, Heineken Cup
Live Oct 19th 2012, 7:44 PM

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Ulster, Heineken Cup

# nick-williams - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Ferris and Williams in contention to face Glasgow Warriors
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Ferris and Williams in contention to face Glasgow Warriors

Oct 16th 2012, 2:59 PM 371 Views 0 Comments

The back row duo have handed Ulster coach Mark Anscombe a boost ahead of their Pool 4 clash.

# nick-williams - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Team News: Wannenberg returns to Ulster to face old teammates and young gun Henderson
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Team News: Wannenberg returns to Ulster to face old teammates and young gun Henderson

Oct 11th 2012, 2:28 PM 643 Views 0 Comments

The South African Number 8 will have a challenging night against the flanker, Henry and Ferris.

# nick-williams - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Pro12: Four things we learned from this weekend's inter-pros
# Civil War
# Civil War

Pro12: Four things we learned from this weekend's inter-pros

Oct 6th 2012, 8:46 PM 1,488 Views 4 Comments

Friday night in Ravenhill was a procession, but tonight’s derby was anything but.

# nick-williams - Friday 5 October, 2012

Engage: Mark Anscombe and Eric Elwood look ahead to Ulster v Connacht
# Pro12
# Pro12

Engage: Mark Anscombe and Eric Elwood look ahead to Ulster v Connacht

Oct 5th 2012, 4:25 PM 424 Views 0 Comments

The affable Kiwi and his passionate counterpart are expecting a fierce contest at Ravenhill this evening.

# nick-williams - Monday 1 October, 2012

PRO12: Team of the Week
# Outstanding
# Outstanding

PRO12: Team of the Week

Oct 1st 2012, 5:19 PM 1,514 Views 2 Comments

Each Monday we select a Starting XV featuring provincial players that went above, beyond and under (the posts).

# nick-williams - Friday 28 September, 2012

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

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

Sep 28th 2012, 9:15 PM 1,737 Views 0 Comments

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

# nick-williams - Friday 14 September, 2012

Mark Anscombe: You've got to be satisfied when you beat a side like Munster
# Winning Habit
# Winning Habit

Mark Anscombe: You've got to be satisfied when you beat a side like Munster

Sep 14th 2012, 10:06 PM 6,106 Views 16 Comments

The Kiwi coach says the imminent return of the likes of Tommy Bowe and Chris Henry will make next week’s team selection very tough.

# nick-williams - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Pro12: Anscombe wins again as Ulster upset Ospreys
# On A Roll
# On A Roll

Pro12: Anscombe wins again as Ulster upset Ospreys

Sep 8th 2012, 8:53 PM 875 Views 0 Comments

Paul Marshall’s late try put Ulster ahead for the first time in the game and they would hold on to claim four points with a 13-16 victory.

# nick-williams - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Four new faces in Ulster side to face Glasgow
# Experimentation
# Experimentation

Four new faces in Ulster side to face Glasgow

Aug 30th 2012, 3:08 PM 483 Views 0 Comments

Mark Anscombe says he expects a tough encounter from a Glasgow side that have won five of their last six league games.