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Ultan Dillane with Mary Carroll, SInead Kelleher and Susan McElligott, the authors of 'Behind The Face' at the launch of the book at Siamsa Tire on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rugby Star Ultan Home To Launch ‘Behind The Face’

December 3, 2016 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

  IRISH Rugby International Ultan Dillane was in his hometown on Friday night to launch a new book on international people living in Kerry. ‘Behind The Face’ is the remarkable and inspiring true life stories of 15 international people who have made Kerry their home. The Tralee rugby star was on […]

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Ultan Dillane To Launch Book Of Inspiring Stories Of People Who Have Made Kerry Home

November 25, 2016 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE remarkable and inspiring true life stories of 15 international people who have made Kerry their home have been told in a new book, Behind the Face, which will be launched next Friday, December 2 in Siamsa Tire, Tralee at 6pm. Tralee man and Irish rugby international, Ultan Dillane, will launch […]

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Here’s What Twitter Thought of Ultan Dillane’s Performance…Hint: He Was Good

Here’s What Twitter Thought of Ultan Dillane’s Performance…Hint: He Was Good

November 12, 2016 at 10:24 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Ultan Dillane made his first start for Ireland tonight. Despite a bit of a dodgy first half for the home team, Ultan was awesome. So much so, that he was awarded Man Of The Match in the game which finished 52-21 to the home team. Ultan managed to get […]

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WATCH: Ultan Dillane And His Mom Talk Tralee RFC And More In Great New Video

WATCH: Ultan Dillane And His Mom Talk Tralee RFC And More In Great New Video

November 11, 2016 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

ULTAN Dillane will start for Ireland for the first time tomorrow when they face Canada at the Aviva Stadium. The Tralee RFC star really impressed in his latest cameo for his country against the All-Blacks last week, but now he has an opportunity to stake a starting place for the upcoming […]

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Ultan Dillane. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Ultan Dillane Set To Start For Ireland This Saturday

November 10, 2016 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER his heroics on Saturday night in Chicago for Ireland’s win over the All-Blacks, Ultan Dillane is set to start for his country this weekend against Canada. It will be the former Tralee RFC player’s first start for Ireland as they face the north Americans in the Guinness November series game at the Aviva […]

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Coonacht players Bundee Aki and Ultan Dillane who signed contract extensions today.

No Munster Move As Ultan Dillane Signs New Contract At Connacht

October 25, 2016 at 1:01 pm Comments are Disabled

ULTAN DILLANE has renewed his contract with Connacht Rugby which will see him at the club for a further two years. There was much speculation in recent weeks that Dillane could move to home province Munster, but those rumours have been laid to rest this morning. “Connacht Rugby has given me […]

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Ultan Dillane. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Could Ultan Dillane Be On His Way Back To Munster?

September 29, 2016 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE is speculation that Ultan Dillane could be on his way back to his home province, according to a report in the Irish Independent today. The former Tralee RFC player has been linked with a return to Munster and is believed to be open to the idea according the article. The […]

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Ultan’s Up For Another Award This Month

Ultan’s Up For Another Award This Month

June 9, 2016 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

  ULTAN Dillane has had a great May and it’s showed by his nomination for a Radio Kerry and Randles Bros Sports Star of the month award nomination. The Connacht star is joined by Paul Nagle who won The Portuguese  World Rally Championship with Chris Meek and Waterville’s David Higgins who won the PGA Club […]

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Ultan Dillane. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Twitter Went Wild For Ultan Dillane Yesterday

May 29, 2016 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

ULTAN Dillane played a big part as Connacht beat Leinster to claim their first Rabodirect Pro 12 crown. The Tralee man’s performance came in for some praise on Twitter. Now he has the tour of South Africa with Ireland to look forward to, it should be a great summer for […]

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Ultan Helps Promote Tralee RFC’s Tag Rugby Event During Rose Festival

Ultan Helps Promote Tralee RFC’s Tag Rugby Event During Rose Festival

April 28, 2016 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

  IRELAND and Connacht rugby star, Ultan Dillane, was around town last week and his former club were delighted when he visited them at O’Dowd Park. He was there to hand out awards to members and launch a tag rugby event to be held at the club during the Rose Festival. […]

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Ultan Dillane. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Ultan Dillane Supports Cancer Awareness Campaign While Home In Tralee

April 22, 2016 at 5:49 pm Comments are Disabled

A MAN that is putting Tralee on the rugby world map is back home this week. One of Ireland’s brightest new stars, Ultan Dillane, is enjoying a week off catching up with family and friends, while also raising awareness for testicular cancer. “Coming home is a safe haven, I’m happy to […]

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Ultan Dillane Gets The Vote For Radio Kerry Sportstar Of The Month

Ultan Dillane Gets The Vote For Radio Kerry Sportstar Of The Month

April 12, 2016 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

ULTAN Dillane is the Radio Kerry and Randles Bros Kerry Sports Star of the Month for March after the public had a chance to have their say for the first time. Ultan Dillane from Tralee, who plays rugby for Connaught and was called up to the Irish Squad for the recent Six Nations, beat stiff competition from fellow […]

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Ultan Dillane On The Bench For Ireland Against Italy On Saturday

Ultan Dillane On The Bench For Ireland Against Italy On Saturday

March 10, 2016 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

ULTAN Dillane will have to wait a little longer for his first start in a Six Nations game as he has been named on the bench for the clash with Italy on Saturday. The 22 year old former Tralee RFC player impressed with his 15 minutes game time against the English two weeks […]

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Tralee Man Ultan Makes An Impression On Debut In Twickenham

Tralee Man Ultan Makes An Impression On Debut In Twickenham

February 27, 2016 at 9:04 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a proud day for the Dillane family in Tralee as a local man made his debut for Ireland, making a great impression in the game against England in Twickenham. The former Tralee RFC player came on with 15 minutes to go and made an immediate impact. On 70 minutes he was instrumental […]

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Ultan Dillane Poised For Irish Debut As He’s Named On Bench For England Game

Ultan Dillane Poised For Irish Debut As He’s Named On Bench For England Game

February 25, 2016 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE man Ultan Dillane has been named on the Ireland bench for Round 3 of the 2016 RBS 6 Nations Championship against England in Twickenham. It’s fantastic news for the former Tralee RFC who looks set to make his first Ireland debut from the replacements bench, inside the belly of the beast at Twickenham on Saturday […]

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Ultan Dillane In Ireland Squad Preparing For Match Against Old Enemy

Ultan Dillane In Ireland Squad Preparing For Match Against Old Enemy

February 22, 2016 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE man Ultan Dillane has been named in the Ireland squad for Round 3 of the 2016 RBS 6 Nations Championship against England in Twickenham. The former Tralee RFC player was released from the squad to allow him to play for Connaught, just days prior to the French game, but now he’s […]

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After Irish Call-Up, Ultan Dillane Has Received Another Honour

After Irish Call-Up, Ultan Dillane Has Received Another Honour

January 21, 2016 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

ULTAN Dillane is having a good week. The former Tralee RFC player from Clahane was called up to the 35 man squad for the forthcoming Six Nations matches yesterday, but he also received another honour from his province on Wednesday. With almost 60% of the votes, the Connacht lock Ultan […]

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Tralee Man Named In 35-Man Irish Six Nations Squad

Tralee Man Named In 35-Man Irish Six Nations Squad

January 20, 2016 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Tralee RFC player Ultan Dillane has today been named in Joe Schmidt’s 35 man squad for the upcoming Six Nations Championship. He is one of four uncapped players included in the squad where Rory Best takes on the captain’s role. It’s been a meteoric rise for 22 year old […]

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Tralee Man Called Into Extended Irish Training Squad Ahead Of Six Nations

Tralee Man Called Into Extended Irish Training Squad Ahead Of Six Nations

January 2, 2016 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Tralee RFC player, Ultan Dillane, has been called into Joe Schmidt’s extended Irish training squad for a Six Nations camp at Carton House. It’s the latest step in the 22-year-old Connacht lock’s progression since he left Tralee some years ago. Continued below… French-born Dillane moved to his mother’s native Kerry […]

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Ultan Dillane Discusses His Progress In Irish Independent Interview

Ultan Dillane Discusses His Progress In Irish Independent Interview

October 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Tralee RFC player, Ultan Dillane, has once again featured in the national press, a testament to his rising star status in Irish rugby. Dillane, has turned out nine times for the Connacht senior team in the last year. The performances earned him a two year contract with the province […]

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VIDEO: Ultan Dillane Interviewed In TG4 Rugby Coverage

VIDEO: Ultan Dillane Interviewed In TG4 Rugby Coverage

April 27, 2015 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Tralee Rugby Club (TRC) player, Ultan Dillane, was featured on TG4 during their rugby coverage at the weekend. The 21-year old Connacht player featured in a two and a half minute clip on the TG4 segment ‘Rugbai Beo’ along with his fellow player Aly Muldowney as he talked about how he is fitting into […]

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Ultan Dillane Signs Two Year Contract With Connacht

Ultan Dillane Signs Two Year Contract With Connacht

January 14, 2015 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

  AFTER a string of impressive performances, former Tralee Rugby Club player, Ultan Dillane, has secured a two year contract with Connacht Rugby. Following three years in the Connacht Academy, 21-year-old Ultan Dillane, made his professional debut this season and will now progress to a senior contract. French-born Dillane moved […]

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Dillane Full Of Praise For Tralee Club In Irish Independent Interview

Dillane Full Of Praise For Tralee Club In Irish Independent Interview

January 9, 2015 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

FORMER Tralee Rugby player, Ultan Dillane, has been making a name for himself over Christmas and has even been interviewed for the Irish Independent website where he is full of praise for his home club. “Tralee RFC is a brilliant club and everyone is so nice down there. Our old manager […]

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Young Tralee Rugby Star Could Make Debut Tonight Against Leinster

Young Tralee Rugby Star Could Make Debut Tonight Against Leinster

December 19, 2014 at 11:54 am 1 comment

GREAT news has come through for rugby followers in town with the announcement that former Tralee RFC  youth player, Ultan Dillane, has been selected in the Connacht squad that will face Leinster in their Pro12 clash in the RDS tonight. Growing up only minutes from the Rugby Club in Ballydunlea, Ultan […]

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