Ulster players 'saddened' by Jackson and Olding's exit

From BBC - April 17, 2018

Ulster players have expressed their "sadness" at the departures of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding following the termination of their contracts.

Jackson and Olding had their contracts revoked by Ulster and the IRFU on Saturday after being cleared of rape last month following a nine-week trial.

Ireland hooker Rob Herring read a short prepared statement from Ulster players.

"It is with a great deal of sadness that the players and pro staff have learnt of this outcome," said Herring.

"We know that the two boys will be successful both on and off the pitch wherever they go.


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