# Paddy Jackson

Last year
# Courts
Rugby star Rory Best apologises and agrees to pay damages for rape trial remarks
Best was listed as a potential character witness for Paddy Jackson in 2018 but was not called to give evidence.
# Exiles
London Irish edge out Saracens in high-scoring thriller to move into fifth
Declan Kidney’s team are two points shy of the play-off places.
All time
# Report
London Irish record impressive victory over Connacht as fans return to the Sportsground
Declan Kidney’s side ran out 47-14 winners in front of a crowd of 1,459.
# Pre-Season
Paddy Jackson left out of London Irish squad for Munster trip
A scheduled protest against the signing of the former Ireland out-half will still go ahead at Musgrave Park, however.
# clarification
'First and foremost, Paddy is a good rugby player' - London Irish head coach Kiss defends Jackson signing
The former Ulster chief also said he believed that most fans backed the fly-half joining the club.
# Paddy Jackson
Diageo end 27-year Guinness sponsorship of London Irish over Paddy Jackson signing
The drinks industry giant expressed ‘serious concerns’ early this week and have today confirmed they are ending their role as the club’s ‘official beer’.
# Paddy Jackson
Diageo voices 'serious concerns' over London Irish signing of Paddy Jackson
The company who own the Guinness brand say the recruitment of Jackson is ‘not consistent with our values’.
# On the Move
London Irish confirm signing of Paddy Jackson
The out-half will play in England after a year in France.
# taking control
New Ulster CEO keen to move on from 'old wounds' and take province forward
Jonny Petrie is eager to keep the focus on rugby in Ulster.
# Perpignan
Paddy Jackson in talks over possible move if Perpignan's relegation is sealed
The Catalan club are rooted to the bottom of the Top14 and are yet to win this season
# Courts
Case by Jackson and Olding to recover legal costs dismissed by judge in Belfast
Neither men were in court for today’s ruling.
# gillen review
NI report suggests banning public from rape trials and showing juries videos about stereotyping
A need for legislation to manage social media use around these trials has also been recommended.
Stuart Olding 'suffered huge financial detriment' after rugby rape trial
Olding was acquitted on the charge of oral rape following the trial. Paddy Jackson was also acquitted of the charges against him.
# Top 14
Try-scoring Top 14 debut for Jackson but Perpignan thumped by 14-man Stade
Sergio Parisse was sent off for the visitors, but they romped to an impressive 46-15 victory on the opening weekend.
# Perpignan
Ireland return far from Jackson's mind as he attempts to restart career in Perpignan
The former Ulster out-half has played his first game since being acquitted of rape this year.
# In the squad
Paddy Jackson set to make first rugby appearance in over a year on Thursday
The former Ulster out-half last took to the field in June of 2017 when Ireland faced Japan in a summer Test.
# Belfast
Person to be prosecuted for allegedly identifying Belfast rape trial complainant
A second suspect will not be prosecuted as there is insufficient evidence to prove an offence has been committed.
# Future
'I don't think anything is ever forever, who knows what could happen?'
IRFU boss David Nucifora hasn’t ruled out a return to Ireland for Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding.
# france bound
Paddy Jackson set for Top 14 rugby as he signs two-year deal at Perpignan
The news was announced this morning.
# Concertina
'One thing's for sure - we are desperately keen for Ulster to be strong'
Joe Schmidt and the IRFU understand that Ulster need an out-half
# legal aid
Court hears Paddy Jackson has paid 'an enormous price' despite rape acquittal
As an application was made at Belfast Crown Court to award Jackson his legal costs following the ‘not guilty’.
# No Go
Sale Sharks insist there's 'no substance' to Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding link
The two Ireland internationals were heavily linked with a move to the English club.
# Transfers
English Premiership side Sale Sharks set to sign Jackson and Olding
The UK-based Daily Telegraph was first to report the news last night.
# In the market
Ulster still looking to secure experienced out-half ahead of next season
Joey Carbery and Ross Byrne aren’t currently interested in moving to the northern province.
# basket case
'I've got nothing against Brian O'Driscoll. He can say what he wants'
The Ireland legend said that Ulster are a “basket case” of a province.
# social media impact
Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland
It will look into the impact of social media on trials, among other issues.
# Education
Rugby Players Ireland to facilitate player behaviour workshops 'in light of recent events'
“We are actively developing the contents of our Player Wellbeing Programme in conjunction with the IRFU and provincial management teams.”
# statement
'It is with a great deal of sadness that the players and pro staff have learnt of this outcome'
Rob Herring was commenting on the news that Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding will no longer be involved with Ulster.
# ulster rape trial
Nearly 7 in 10 people think the IRFU was right to sack Jackson and Olding
The pair had their rugby contracts revoked in the wake of their acquittal on charges of rape.
# Not interested
Top 14 club Clermont distance themselves from signing Paddy Jackson
“There is no contact between Paddy Jackson and the club and no desire on our part to engage his services.”
# Fallout
'A lot of supporters will not renew their season tickets. Ulster need to explain their decision'
Former out-half Paddy Wallace says Ulster’s decision to sever ties with Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding was commercially driven.
# decision
IRFU and Ulster 'revoke contracts' of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding
Jackson says he is ‘deeply disappointed’ by the decision.
# On the Move
Jackson and Olding to leave Ulster - report
The pair were found not guilty of rape recently.
# Belfast
Court to hear application to cover Paddy Jackson's £100k legal bill
Jackson privately funded his defence, but he is now seeking to retrieve this money.
# Belfast Telegraph
'Cyber persecution' - Ulster Rugby fans take full page ad calling for Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding to be reinstated to team
The ad bemoans the ‘social media backlash’ against last month’s not-guilty verdicts in what became known as the Belfast rugby rape trial.
# Apology
Labour senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin apologises for tweet sent after Belfast rape trial verdicts
Ó Ríordáin tweeted a clarification and an apology for a tweet he sent on 28 March.
# Belfast Telegraph
Campaigners take out newspaper ad demanding Paddy Jackson not play for Ireland or Ulster again
The ad is appearing in today’s edition.
# rugby rape trial
Paddy Jackson: 'I will always regret the events of that evening'
Jackson’s statement comes over a week after he was acquitted of the rape and sexual assault of a woman.
# Craig Gilroy
Ulster and Ireland's Craig Gilroy unavailable for selection amid internal review
Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding are also subject to similar reviews by rugby officials.
Two people questioned after woman in rugby rape trial allegedly named on social media
It is an offence to publicly name the complainant in a rape trial, who is legally entitled to anonymity.