Season suspended for two weeks with Covid testing before action resumes

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Irish League off for a fortnight

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The Danske Bank Premiership has been suspended for a fortnight due to the surge in coronavirus cases.

Testing will be provided for players, officials and staff before the action resumes.

The two-week break started at 6pm on Saturday.

There was a dramatic finish in the only Danske Bank Premiership match on Saturday afternoon.

Cliftonville looked set to claim victory in the north Belfast derby at Solitude,

but a last-minute goal from Ben Kennedy gave Crusaders a 2-2 draw.

The other two scheduled fixtures were postponed because of frozen pitches.

It looks like a former Portadown and Glentoran star is back to his best:

Ulster's unbeaten run in the PRO14 came to an end as they were beaten 24-12 by inter-pro rivals Leinster at the RDS in Dublin on Friday night.

The hosts scored four tries to earn a bonus point win and cut Ulster's lead in Conference A to five points, with Leinster having two games in hand.

John Cooney kicked all the points for Dan McFarland's men but their 10-game winning run in the league is over. 

Here's a bitterly disappointed Ulster captain Sam Carter:

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