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Break time: Dan McFarland says the decision to axe games was out of Ulster’s control

Break time: Dan McFarland says the decision to axe games was out of Ulster’s control

Break time: Dan McFarland says the decision to axe games was out of Ulster’s control

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland has said his side would have been willing to tackle their festive slate with a weakened squad but postponements were deemed the only way to curtail the province’s Covid-19 outbreak.

The planned Boxing Day clash against Connacht was nixed on Christmas Eve, while the New Year’s Day hosting of Leinster was postponed last Wednesday.


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