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#Stephen Ferris

# stephen-ferris - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Quiz: What do you remember about Stephen Ferris' impactful career?

His career was too short, but he left an imprint all across Irish rugby.

# stephen-ferris - Thursday 7 February, 2019

'Summit night was hell on earth' - Ferris scales Kilimanjaro in aid of injured players

The former Ireland flanker was joined by Mike McCarthy, Shane Byrne and Marcus Horan.

# stephen-ferris - Saturday 10 November, 2018

'Tough dude' Sean O'Brien set to bring an edge to Ireland's pack

The 31-year-old Tullow man is back in Ireland’s seven shirt after a year-long absence.

# stephen-ferris - Friday 9 November, 2018

'He's got so many attributes to his game that I wish I had when I played'

Stephen Ferris believes that Peter O’Mahony brings invaluable balance to the Irish back row.

# stephen-ferris - Friday 9 February, 2018

The Rugby Show: Six Nations preview with Stephen Ferris Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Six Nations preview with Stephen Ferris

We look ahead to this weekend’s Six Nations action, along with in-depth analysis from Murray Kinsella.

# stephen-ferris - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Give us your questions for our rugby experts and win tickets to Ireland v Italy this weekend

We’ll be going through the phases in a Dublin city centre venue on Thursday.

# stephen-ferris - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'I do feel for the guys and I back them fully' - Under-fire Les Kiss on Ulster's critics

Already, opinion in the North has turned harshly against the coaching staff.

# stephen-ferris - Monday 2 October, 2017

'Stuart is obviously going to be like, 'shit, what have I done?' I think mentally, that hit him'

Stephen Ferris says Ulster’s defeat to Zebre was ‘unacceptable’, but fancies them to take Wasps on Friday week.

# stephen-ferris - Thursday 3 November, 2016

'We're Irish, we always have a chance but I just can't see Ireland winning this game'

Stephen Ferris believes the all-conquering All Blacks have to crack at some point, but he can’t see it happening on Saturday.

# stephen-ferris - Friday 20 May, 2016

'Te’o and Ringrose, there was a lot of smoke blown up those guys’ asses, the Ulster centres ripped them to shreds'

There’s plenty of evidence to convince Stephen Ferris either side can win tonight’s big Pro12 semi-final.

# stephen-ferris - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Ferris fears for Ulster pack with only one big obvious ball-carrier

‘You’ve got Iain Henderson and that’s really it.’

# stephen-ferris - Monday 26 October, 2015

'Dark days' of rehab and recovery long behind Stephen Ferris

The flanker can look back with pride on a career with many more highs than lows.

# stephen-ferris - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Don’t let the big game pass you by: 2011 still hurts Stephen Ferris

The retired blindside could be among the Ireland ranks under different circumstances this weekend, and he knows the hurt they carry into this World Cup.

# stephen-ferris - Monday 5 October, 2015

Henderson's Ferris impression and more of the week's best RWC plays

Who will Iain Henderson man-handle next week? Tune in to find out.

# stephen-ferris - Thursday 25 December, 2014

18 incredible rugby players who retired this year

It’s almost enough to fill a squad for the greatest charity match ever.

# stephen-ferris - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Ferris' last stand as Ulster dig deep against Saracens - My 2014 sporting moment

Sean Farrell looks back on a painful day that signalled the end of an era for Ulster.

# stephen-ferris - Monday 8 December, 2014

Rory McIlroy took in an NFL game with some Ulster rugby legends last night

Why are all my friends so unsuccessful compared to these guys?

# stephen-ferris - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

# stephen-ferris - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Stephen Ferris: There were dark days when I thought 'Sh*t, I can't make this' The Long Goodbye This post contains videos

Stephen Ferris: There were dark days when I thought 'Sh*t, I can't make this'

The retired Ulster, Ireland and Lions flanker opens up about his all-too-short comeback from a debilitating ankle injury.

# stephen-ferris - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

'I think I just need a break from rugby' - Stephen Ferris on his retirement

The Ulster flanker has thanked the province’s fans and backroom staff on the day he officially hung up his boots.

Rag-dolling Will Genia and six of Stephen Ferris' other memorable moments

The Ulster and Ireland flanker racked up many highlights in his superb career.

'I hang up my boots with no regrets': Stephen Ferris retires from rugby

The Ulster, Ireland and Lions flanker has played his last game at the age of 28.

# stephen-ferris - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Stephen Ferris facing possible retirement due to persistent ankle injury

The brilliant blindside has played 35 times for Ireland and 106 times for Ulster.

# stephen-ferris - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Fez checks out the merchandise as Dubliner finishes third at Circuit of Ireland Rally

Robert Barrable and his teammate Stuart Loudon finished just under two minutes back from the eventual winners.

# stephen-ferris - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Incredible 14-man performance from Ulster comes up short against Saracens

Jared Payne’s early red card turned the tide irreversibly in Saracens’ favour.

As it happened: Ulster v Saracens, Heineken Cup quarter-final

We’re going minute-by-minute from the new Grandstand in Ravenhill as Ulster try to take their place in the semi-finals.

# stephen-ferris - Friday 4 April, 2014

Shane Byrne: Pienaar and 'world-class wrecking ball' Ferris to see Ulster through

The former Leinster and Saracens hooker believes his old side will fall short at a sold-out Ravenhill on Saturday evening.

# stephen-ferris - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Mark McCall: All the pressure on Ulster ahead of Saracens Heineken Cup showdown

The director of rugby says there’ll be no room for sentiment as he faces his old team on Saturday.

# stephen-ferris - Friday 21 March, 2014

Ulster keep pace with Pro12 leaders after grinding it out in Edinburgh

Paddy Jackson’s trio of penalties were enough for Mark Anscombe’s men at Murrayfield.

Pro12: What you (may have) missed while watching the Six Nations Up To Speed This post contains videos

Pro12: What you (may have) missed while watching the Six Nations

Connacht are winning games, Fez is back with a bang and Zebo is doing that ‘Z’ sign whenever he gets a chance.

# stephen-ferris - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Fit-again Stephen Ferris to make first Ulster start since 2012

Meanwhile, Luke Marshall has recovered from concussion and is named at inside centre.

# stephen-ferris - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Ferris, Ryan and Bowe in Schmidt's thoughts as World Cup planning begins

The Ireland coach pointed out that he has just 10 games to get his Six Nations champions ready for next year’s rugby showcase.

# stephen-ferris - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Anscombe hails return of bubbly Ferris but admits Pienaar's shoulder 'dodgy' Super Fez This post contains videos

Anscombe hails return of bubbly Ferris but admits Pienaar's shoulder 'dodgy'

The Ulster coach feels his returning flanker can play a big part in the business end of the season once he is properly eased back into play.

# stephen-ferris - Friday 14 March, 2014

Stephen Ferris back with a bang as Ulster grab bonus point win Fez This post contains videos

Stephen Ferris back with a bang as Ulster grab bonus point win

It was not all good news for Ulster, Ruan Pienaar appeared to injure his arm in the 26 – 13 win.

# stephen-ferris - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Stephen Ferris back on the bench for Ulster after injury layoff since November 2012

Great news for the Ireland international.

# stephen-ferris - 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.

# stephen-ferris - Monday 30 December, 2013

Robbie Diack patrolling the blindside as new contract awaits Stephen Ferris

The Irish-qualified flanker says Ulster have taken last weekend’s defeat to Leinster on the chin.

# stephen-ferris - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Snapshot: Stephen Ferris has secretly been rebuilding Ravenhill

The Ulster and Ireland flanker is keeping busy while recovering from an ankle injury.

# stephen-ferris - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Opinion: Ireland call-ups and lack of signings to hobble Ulster's title ambitions

The province’s emergence as league and Heineken Cup contenders will stretch Mark Anscombe’s squad this season.

# stephen-ferris - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

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.

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