Announcement on PRO12 final is fantastic news for local rugby – Cochrane

Alliance East Belfast MLA, Judith Cochrane, who is Vice-Chair of the Assembly Group on Rugby, has welcomed the announcement that the Kingspan Stadium will host the final of the PRO12 final.

Judith Cochrane MLA said: “This is fantastic news that such a big international sporting event will be taking place in Northern Ireland. It is a vote of confidence in the new stadium and all those involved in the club.

“As a keen Ulster fan, I hope that they will be in the final, so that local fans can cheer them on to victory on home soil.

“I believe that this will help boost the arguments in favour of Ireland hosting the Rugby World Cup and l look forward to seeing the joint-bid develop over the coming months.”


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