Ulster’s PRO14 clash with Benetton at the Stadio Communale di Monigo this Saturday has been postponed due to concerns around the coronavirus.
New contract extensions have been announced for five Connacht players ahead of next season.
Ireland and Leinster have been boosted by the news that lock James Ryan has signed a new three-year central contract.
Matty Rea and Stewart Moore have both agreed new deals with Ulster as Dan McFarland’s rebuilding programme at the province gathers pace.
Michael Bradley has agreed to extend his tenure as head coach of Italian outfit Zebre until the end of the 2022 campaign.