Ulster Rugby CEO Jonny Petrie has left the Province by mutual consent.

The departure was announced yesterday by Ulster and the IRFU.

“The IRFU and Ulster Rugby thank Jonny for the five years spent with Ulster Rugby and wish him well, both personally and professionally, for the future.”

Petrie joined Ulster in January 2019, the former Scotland international having previously worked with URC rivals Edinburgh.

The tough years of Covid made it a challenging period on and off the field of play.

Head Coach Dan McFarland left last month with Ireland U20’s Head Coach taking over on an interim basis.

A recruitment process to find a replacement for Petrie will commence shortly.

One of the first items on his successor’s agenda will be to find a replacement for long term partner and naming rights partner at Ravenhill, Kingspan who extended their partnership by 12 months but will be leaving at the end of the 2025 season in just over a year’s time.


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