Michael Lowry


Michael Lowry talented enough to play fly-half for Ulster - Ian Humphreys

Former fly-half Ian Humphreys feels Ulster need to decide Michael Lowry's best position to get the best out of the Ireland international. Lowry has predominately featured at full-back for Ulster but started at fly-half in Friday's defeat by Munster. Humphreys believes Ulster have a tough decision to make because the...
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Michael Lowry on his future as Local 10′s Hurricane Specialist, Storm Surge Expert

Shortly upon deciding to leave The Weather Channel as its on-air Hurricane Specialist and Storm Surge Expert at the end of 2016, I received a phone call from Bill Pohovey, the long-time vice president and news director at WPLG – Miami’s local ABC affiliate. Having been a one-time resident of Miami, I knew the station letters well. I also knew its team of meteorologists, including Chief Certified Meteorologist Betty Davis, also a Weather Channel alum, and its resident Hurricane Specialist Max Mayfield, a colleague, friend, and former National Hurricane Center Director. I don’t remember the details of our conversation – it was brief – though I do remember the impression it left. This local station knew its niche – hurricanes – and it had a plan to not only cover them best, but to cover them better than the rest. The timing for me, though, didn’t quite fit.

United Rugby Championship: Michael Lowry back for Ulster's Leinster game

Venue: Kingspan Stadium, Belfast Date: Saturday, 12 March Kick-off: 19:35 GMT. Coverage: Live score updates and report on BBC Sport NI website; BBC iPlayer coverage and online highlights on Sunday. The inclusions of Michael Lowry and Duane Vermeulen are among five Ulster changes from the win over Cardiff for Saturday's...

Ireland vs Italy LIVE: Six Nations rugby result as debutant Michael Lowry helps secure bonus point after Hame Faiva’s red card

Follow live coverage as Ireland welcome Italy to Dublin looking to get their Six Nations back on track after defeat to France last time out.In a game that many believe will go a long way to deciding the destination of the 2022 Six Nations title, Ireland equipped themselves well against France in Paris in Round 2 but Les Bleus ultimately had enough to emerge 30-24 winners. Andy Farrell’s side will now look to bounce back against the tournament’s whipping boys Italy.Despite talismanic fly-half and captain Johnny Sexton being back fit, Joey Carbery is rewarded for an impressive showing against France...

Michael Lowry thanks Rory Best for his support after Ireland debut

Michael Lowry thanked former Ulster and Ireland captain Rory Best for his support after making his international debut. The young Ulsterman scored two tries and could have scored another if not for his selflessness when putting James Lowe over in the corner late on, in his first appearance for Ireland.

Michael Lowry paints a pretty picture for Ireland coach Andy Farrell

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell admits he would have found it “a nightmare” to play against international newcomer Michael Lowry.Ulster full-back Lowry will make his Test debut against Italy in the Guinness Six Nations on Sunday afternoon as reward for a string of electric performances at provincial level.Yet the fleet-footed 23-year-old, who stands at 5ft 7in, was written off by many earlier in his career because of his height.Mikey at 15! 🔥#TeamOfUs | #IREvITA— Irish Rugby (@IrishRugby) February 25, 2022Former dual-code international Farrell, a two-time Man of Steel who helped England reach World Cup finals in league and union,...

Michael Lowry describes ‘shocking moment’ when he found out he’d win his first cap

Michael Lowry is raring to go after being named in Ireland’s starting team against Italy, in what will be his first cap for his country. Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has made a raft of changes to his team for Sunday’s game against Italy, although Ulster full back Lowry is the only uncapped player in an exciting match-day squad.

Michael Lowry set for first Ireland cap against Italy

Michael Lowry will make his Ireland debut during Sunday’s Six Nations clash with Italy as part of six personnel changes to Andy Farrell’s starting XV.The selection of the in-form Ulster full-back brings to an end Hugo Keenan’s run of 18 consecutive Test starts.James Lowe, Robbie Henshaw, Dan Sheehan, Ryan Baird and Peter O’Mahony also come into the team beaten 30-24 by France in round two.Fit-again captain Johnny Sexton has to settle for a place among the replacements, while lock James Ryan has been ruled out by adductor issue, meaning flanker O’Mahony will skipper the side.Joey Carbery has retained the number...