The RBS 6 Nations Trophy Tour kicked off in Dublin yesterday (Monday 9th February 2015) and will spend two days visiting venues in Belfast, Ballynahinch, Ballymena and Derry~Londonderry before moving to Sligo, Galway and Limerick.
Centre stage with the trophy were Ireland rugby heroes Stephen Ferris and Chris Henry who took part in a lively discussion with pupils on the championship, Ireland’s form and their own rugby careers.
Ulster Bank is official community partner to the IRFU which includes sponsorship of the Ulster Bank League and Awards and the Club International. The Ulster Bank RugbyForce initiative focuses on local clubs by helping improve facilities and encouraging local support.
Highlights of the Northern Ireland tour also included a visit to Ballymena Academy, Queen’s University, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Instonians RFC and Ballynahinch RFC, and customer events in Belfast and Derry~Londonderry.