Ulster star welcomes plan for rugby to kick off at Aviva Stadium in August  

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Jordi Murphy.

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The Ulster Rugby team could be back in action this summer.

Irish Rugby officials want to stage inter-provincial games behind closed doors at Dublin's Aviva Stadium in August.

It's part of a plan to complete the current Pro14 league season.



Ulster back row forward Jordi Murphy has told Q Radio he can't wait to play again: 

The 29-year-old has also commented on the prospect of matches without fans: 

Murphy is welcoming the arrival of two new international half-backs -

his former Ireland and Leinster teammate, out-half Ian Madigan, and Alby Mathewson, the ex-All Black scrum-half:


Meanwhile, football officials here haven't given up on finishing the current season:



But there's also a warning from the ruling body about breaking lockdown rules:


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