Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding expected to leave Ulster Rugby
Ulster Rugby is set to confirm the departure of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding in the next few days.
The departure of the pair is set to be announced by the club following an internal review of their conduct and behaviour as shown in the recent Belfast rape trial.
Jackson and Olding were both found not guilty of rape and acquitted of all charges.
The Press Association reports that Jackson and Olding are expected to leave Ulster Rugby.
A statement is expected to be issued over the coming days.
#Breaking Ulster Rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, who were acquitted of rape following a trial last month, are to leave the club, the Press Association understands.
— PA Media (@PA) April 13, 2018
This comes after 250 people staged a protest outside the Ulster Rugby home stadium last night ahead of the team's first home game since Jackson and Olding were acquitted.
Ulster Rugby and the IRFU have both been carrying out reviews of the players' conducts following the trial.