Galway game on, star set to leave Ulster - Irish Cup off, but new date for derbies

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Ulster's Pro14 game against Connacht in Galway is set to go ahead this Sunday.

All sporting activity is banned here for a week from Boxing Day, but elite level sport can continue in the Republic.

The inter-pro clash will be played behind closed doors at The Sportsground.

Unbeaten league leaders Ulster haven't won there for five years and back row Jordi Murphy says it's time for a change:

Murphy starts, but a number of other first team regulars are ruled out:

Meanwhile, Boxing Day also saw confirmation of a top player's departure:

The big Danske Bank Premiership Boxing Day derbies didn't take place this year on December 26th.

However, with the opening round of the Irish Cup postponed, they are back on - on January 9th.

There's been some interesting activity off the pitch in north Belfast:

On Christmas Eve, news about a star from the East:

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