Reidy eyeing lengthy spell at Ulster

24th Jul 2014, 08:00

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Sean Reidy: Wants a long-term contract

Sean Reidy: Wants a long-term contract

Ulster's new back-row Sean Reidy has challenged himself to secure a long-term deal after his move from Counties Manukau.

Ulster's new back-row Sean Reidy has challenged himself to secure a long-term deal after his move from Counties Manukau.

Reidy, who qualifies to play for Ireland through his grandfather, has joined Ulster on a short-term contract and is determined to impress.

Ulster's pre-season matches will present him with the perfect chance to do that, as several of the province's first-choice players will not be in action during those fixtures.

"I have set my self a few goals," he told Ulster's official website.

"I am here on trial basis so it's about getting that full-contract.

The pre-season and early season games are important.

The internationals may not be available for those matches with being phased back in, so that's the time when I hope to play and to put my hand up. I have a chance here with Ulster and I want to take it."