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# nevin-spence - Monday 9 June, 2014

Explainer: The dangers of slurry

Just one breath of ‘rotten egg’ hydrogen sulphide can kill.

# nevin-spence - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From The Score Ulster Rugby name new education centre in honour of Nevin Spence Suftum

Ulster Rugby name new education centre in honour of Nevin Spence

The province made the announcement today, exactly 11 months on from the tragedy on the family’s farm.

# nevin-spence - Saturday 29 June, 2013

From The Score Lest we forget: Ulster fans bring memory of Nevin Spence to Melbourne Lions 2013

# nevin-spence - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

From The Score Ulster set emotional tone for Pro12 Final with amazing #OurDS video Grand Final This post contains videos

Ulster set emotional tone for Pro12 Final with amazing #OurDS video

If this doesn’t get you Ulster fans charged up for Saturday’s clash with Leinster, nothing will.

# nevin-spence - Friday 10 May, 2013

From The Score Spence honoured as Trimble awarded Player of the Year in Ulster Posthumous

Spence honoured as Trimble awarded Player of the Year in Ulster

‘Although he is no longer here in person, his spirit continues to inspire and motivate each and every member of the squad.’

# nevin-spence - Sunday 28 April, 2013

“One moment off-balance and my leg was gone” Agri Accidents This post contains videos

“One moment off-balance and my leg was gone”

Farmers involved in agricultural accidents tell their stories to warn others of work hazards.

# nevin-spence - Thursday 11 April, 2013

From The Score Young Player of the Year award to be named after Nevin Spence Tribute

Young Player of the Year award to be named after Nevin Spence

Ulster’s Rory Best paid tribute to IRUPA for the honour and his dear departed teammate.

# nevin-spence - Saturday 6 April, 2013

From The Score ‘Nevin will never be forgotten’ – Henderson plans winning tribute for Spence Heineken Cup

‘Nevin will never be forgotten’ – Henderson plans winning tribute for Spence

The Ulster forward believes his side’s league double over Leinster will inspire the team against Saracens today.

# nevin-spence - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Here are the top 10 most read articles on TheJournal.ie in 2012 Review 2012 This post contains images

Here are the top 10 most read articles on TheJournal.ie in 2012

Stabbings at the Swedish House Mafia gig, Ireland’s copyright laws under threat, and topless Kate Middleton – these are the stories you read this year.

# nevin-spence - Thursday 27 December, 2012

From The Score RIP: Remembering sports people we lost in 2012 RIP This post contains images

RIP: Remembering sports people we lost in 2012

From GAA great Páidí Ó Sé to boxing legend Angelo Dundee we take a look back at some of the many sporting greats that Ireland, and the world, lost this year.

# nevin-spence - Sunday 23 December, 2012

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012

From writer Maeve Binchy to astronaut Neil Armstrong, rugby star Nevin Spence to GAA great Páidí Ó Sé, we take a look back at some of the many greats that Ireland, and the world, lost this year.

# nevin-spence - Friday 26 October, 2012

From The Score Chris Henry’s journey from ‘wee blonde prop’ to Ulster captain Engage

Chris Henry’s journey from ‘wee blonde prop’ to Ulster captain

The Belfast native will lead his province into tonight’s RaboDirect Pro12 clash with Newport Gwent Dragons.

# nevin-spence - Friday 12 October, 2012

From The Score Muller: Tragedy reminds us just how lucky we are to play rugby Perspective

Muller: Tragedy reminds us just how lucky we are to play rugby

‘The only thing we know how to do is train hard and put a smile on your face by doing what we love.’ Says the Ulster skipper.

# nevin-spence - Thursday 11 October, 2012

From The Score ‘Nobody expects us to get a result in Leinster’ – Ian Whitten HCup

‘Nobody expects us to get a result in Leinster’ – Ian Whitten

The former Ulster winger is enjoying life with Exeter Chiefs and ready to take a few scalps in the Heineken Cup.

# nevin-spence - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

From The Score VIDEO: BBC Northern Ireland’s moving tribute to Ulster’s Nevin Spence Suftum This post contains videos

VIDEO: BBC Northern Ireland’s moving tribute to Ulster’s Nevin Spence

The poignant piece was aired before Mark Anscombe’s side played Connacht on at the weekend.

# nevin-spence - Friday 28 September, 2012

From The Score PRO12 Report: Ulster obliterate Cardiff Blues with seven-try salvo Inspired

PRO12 Report: Ulster obliterate Cardiff Blues with seven-try salvo

There were two tries apiece for Tommy Bowe and Nick Williams on an emotional night at Cardiff Arms Park.

# nevin-spence - Thursday 27 September, 2012

From The Score T Bowe time: Tommy to make his Ulster return against Cardiff Prodigal Son

T Bowe time: Tommy to make his Ulster return against Cardiff

Blues coach Phil Davies hopes to honour Nevin Spence’s memory with a great game as Ulster make their return to rugby following the young centre’s tragic death.

From The Score Ian Humphreys: If Ireland don’t need Tomás O’Leary they are a very lucky team Exiles

Ian Humphreys: If Ireland don’t need Tomás O’Leary they are a very lucky team

The former Ulster player believes his London Irish teammate has been harshly dealt in terms of national selection.

# nevin-spence - Saturday 22 September, 2012

From The Score Ulster service to celebrate life of ‘talented and committed’ Nevin Spence RIP

Ulster service to celebrate life of ‘talented and committed’ Nevin Spence

A special memorial service for the 22-year-old will be held at Ulster’s Ravenhill grounds on Sunday afternoon.

# nevin-spence - Thursday 20 September, 2012

From The Score Ulster captain Johann Muller pays tribute to Nevin Spence Suftum

Ulster captain Johann Muller pays tribute to Nevin Spence

“I have no doubt that he would have gone on to play for Ireland on many occasions.”

From The Score ‘Who are these guys?’ Declan Kidney set to name 30-man Ireland training squad Fresh

‘Who are these guys?’ Declan Kidney set to name 30-man Ireland training squad

The Ireland coach will show his hand ahead of the November Series when the IRFU announce the chosen ones.

# nevin-spence - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

From The Score Opinion: Money makes the Heineken Cup go round Analysis

Opinion: Money makes the Heineken Cup go round

Financial arguments relating to the competition have been overshadowed by the death of Nevin Spence, writes Tom Fox.

From The Score Funerals of Nevin Spence, his father and brother, take place in Ballynahinch United In Grief

Funerals of Nevin Spence, his father and brother, take place in Ballynahinch

Emma Spence, who survived the weekend farming accident, said, “They were not perfect but they were genuine. They were best friends.”

Funerals for three members of Spence family to be held today

Noel Spence and his sons Graham and Nevin were overcome by fumes from a slurry pit at their family farm in Co Down.

# nevin-spence - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

From The Score Nevin Spence: Rugby fans set to unite in support of family Suftum

Nevin Spence: Rugby fans set to unite in support of family

Rugby supporters in Ireland and beyond are planning to stand up and sing out in tribute to Nevin Spence this weekend.

From The Score The Morning Score: Tuesday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning — except for the words to the Champions League theme tune.

# nevin-spence - Monday 17 September, 2012

From The Score Nevin Spence: Ulster v Zebre postponed following star’s death RIP

Nevin Spence: Ulster v Zebre postponed following star’s death

A moment of silence for Spence, his father Noel and his brother Graham will be observed at all RaboDirect Pro12 matches this weekend.

From The Score Up and running: Kearney, D’Arcy back in contention for Leinster Pro12

Up and running: Kearney, D’Arcy back in contention for Leinster

Joe Schmidt was happy with the way his side chiselled out a win in Italy this weekend. Edinburgh are next up.

Ulster Rugby open book of condolence for Nevin Spence Nevin Spence This post contains images

Ulster Rugby open book of condolence for Nevin Spence

The family has issued a statement to say the three Spence men expressed their love for each in their final moments by “trying to help one another”.

# nevin-spence - Sunday 16 September, 2012

From The Score VIDEO: Nevin Spence tribute 1990-2012

VIDEO: Nevin Spence tribute

The rugby community in Ulster and beyond is in mourning at the horrific tragedy that has befallen the Spence family.

From The Score Emotional Humphreys pays tribute to Spence Tragedy

Emotional Humphreys pays tribute to Spence

Ulster’s director of rugby says the province will be a poorer place without the young centre.

From The Score Clean pair of heels: Jared Payne enjoying Pro12 life at full tilt Comeback

Clean pair of heels: Jared Payne enjoying Pro12 life at full tilt

The Ulster full-back is finally up and running after an Achilles’ injury scuppered his debut season.

Nevin Spence and sister Emma went to the aid of father and brother RIP

Nevin Spence and sister Emma went to the aid of father and brother

The Ulster rugby player died, along with his father and brother, after entering a slurry pit on the family farm in Co Down.

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From The Score Nevin Spence: A promising rugby star who stayed close to his roots Tragedy

Nevin Spence: A promising rugby star who stayed close to his roots

There has been an outpouring of grief across the world following the farming accident in Co Down.

# nevin-spence - Saturday 15 September, 2012

From The Score Ulster star Nevin Spence dies in accident on Co. Down farm RIP

Ulster star Nevin Spence dies in accident on Co. Down farm

The 22-year-old player’s father and brother were also involved in the fatal incident.

# nevin-spence - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

From The Score Cave hoping to cap ‘best couple months of my life’ with New Zealand win Centre Stage

Cave hoping to cap ‘best couple months of my life’ with New Zealand win

The Ulster and Ireland centre is seeking to add to his two caps and challenge Brian O’Driscoll for the number 13 jersey.

# nevin-spence - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

From The Score The Morning Score: Wednesday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning – apart from the going rate for Christmas jumpers.

# nevin-spence - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

From The Score Spence still a doubt as Ulster prepare for Aironi Injury Update

Spence still a doubt as Ulster prepare for Aironi

Ulster centre Nevin Spence is still recovering from a rib injury picked up during last Friday’s bonus-point win in Ravenhill.