Meet Ultan…

The local hero

A gentle giant with a unique background, Ultan Dillane’s meteoric rise to the national side and excellent performances with Connacht has been one of the big Irish rugby stories of the past 18 months. Here, we talk to the important people in Ultan’s life, including his former coaches from Tralee, who describe him variously as a ‘local hero’, a ‘big boy that can move’ and ‘my boy’!