IRFU Issue Statement On Paddy Jackson & Stuart Olding

Gone.

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding will leave Ulster Rugby after they and the IRFU agreed to revoke their contracts with immediate effect.

The following joint statement was released this morning.

Following a review, conducted in the aftermath of recent court proceedings, the Irish Rugby Football Union and Ulster Rugby have revoked the contracts of Patrick Jackson and Stuart Olding with immediate effect.

In arriving at this decision, the Irish Rugby Football Union and Ulster Rugby acknowledge our responsibility and commitment to the core values of the game: Respect, Inclusivity and Integrity.

It has been agreed, as part of this commitment, to conduct an in-depth review of existing structures and educational programmes, within the game in Ireland, to ensure the importance of these core values is clearly understood, supported and practised at every level of the game.