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#Les Kiss

# les-kiss - Friday 3 March, 2017

Ulster grind out victory in dreadful conditions but fail to land bonus point against Treviso

Jared Payne, Charles Piutau and Sean Reidy got the tries for Les Kiss’s side.

# les-kiss - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Five-star Ulster leapfrog Glasgow and close the gap on Pro12 leaders

Les Kiss’s side ran out convincing winners at Kingspan Stadium this afternoon.

# les-kiss - Monday 23 January, 2017

'A massive talent in the group that isn’t expressing itself': Kiss and Ulster left searching for answers

The northern province have now lost four consecutive games in all competitions.

# les-kiss - Friday 20 January, 2017

Tommy Bowe back in matchday XV despite Ulster's European ambitions coming to an end

They face Bordeaux at Kingspan Stadium tomorrow.

# les-kiss - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Ulster's South African lock completes move to Cardiff

Franco van der Merwe will leave at the end of the season having joined the province in 2014.

# les-kiss - Monday 16 January, 2017

Ulster confirm signings of Springbok Botha and scrum-half Cooney

The 25-year-old will add to the province’s ball-carrying ability.

'We've got to work harder' says Kiss after another early European exit

The Ulster coach felt his side played well in patches against Exeter.

# les-kiss - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Ulster European hopes hang on Exeter clash, but Kiss insists it won't define the season

Ulster must win in Sandy Park this weekend to stand a chance at extending their European campaign.

# les-kiss - Monday 9 January, 2017

Ulster 'not in the ideal position' as they enter season-defining period

The northern province suffered their third loss in four games at the hands of Scarlets on Friday evening.

# les-kiss - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Ulster decimated by front row injuries while Pienaar also sidelined

Les Kiss has also lost Craig Gilroy and Roger Wilson for Friday’s crucial clash with the Scarlets.

# les-kiss - Sunday 1 January, 2017

'We were error-ridden, to tell you the truth' -- Les Kiss

Defensive lapses gave Ulster a mountain to climb at the RDS yesterday.

# les-kiss - Friday 30 December, 2016

Trimble returns from injury and Pienaar starts at out-half for Ulster's trip to RDS

The Ireland winger is named in Les Kiss’ side for Saturday’s interpro.

# les-kiss - Saturday 24 December, 2016

'Leinster are beasts around the ball': Ulster win but Kiss demands more

Ulster move back into top four ahead of NYE trip to Leinster.

# les-kiss - Thursday 22 December, 2016

No Andrew Trimble as Ulster name team for Connacht derby

Les Kiss makes six changes for the sold-out clash at Ravenhill.

# les-kiss - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Attack! Attack! Attack! Ulster determined to 'express themselves' in Clermont

Les Kiss is demanding an even better performance from his side.

# les-kiss - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Ulster must step up European effort with dynamic Clermont in Belfast

Ulster must step up European effort with dynamic Clermont in Belfast

Les Kiss’ men have reasons to be optimistic but Clermont have named a strong XV.

# les-kiss - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Ulster without Jackson, Cave and Wilson as Kiss names team for Edinburgh clash

Rob Lyttle, Brett Herron and Clive Ross have earned starts.

# les-kiss - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Les Kiss says Ulster 'not good enough' after Munster defeat

His side let a 15-point lead slip through the cracks at Ravenhill last night.

# les-kiss - Monday 24 October, 2016

Kiss praises Jackson's nerve after vital drop goal, but wants improvements from Ulster

The province edged out the Exeter Chiefs in the Champions Cup.

# les-kiss - Monday 17 October, 2016

'Maybe we should just take a hard look at ourselves' - Kiss downbeat after late Bordeaux blitz

Three tries in the final eight minutes condemned Ulster to defeat in France.

# les-kiss - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Ulster result put in perspective for Kiss as he remembers 'a very generous, family man'

The pair worked together on the Ireland coaching team.

# les-kiss - Friday 7 October, 2016

Heffernan makes his mark as Connacht sizzle in win over Ulster

That and more points to ponder after Pat Lam defeated Ulster for the first time.

Connacht bridge 4-year wait to beat Ulster in inter-pro thriller

Ulster went to Galway with five wins from five this season, but came well and truly unstuck.

# les-kiss - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Kiss hails Ulster's character after last-gasp win sees them sit pretty at Pro12 summit

A fifth successive win last night has given the northern province plenty to smile about.

# les-kiss - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Les Kiss in buoyant mood after Glasgow victory despite crucial calls going against Ulster

The northern province claimed their first league win at Scotstoun last night.

# les-kiss - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Jared Payne to make first appearance of the season as Ulster ring changes for Glasgow test

Les Kiss will be looking to make it four wins from four games in Scotland on Friday night.

# les-kiss - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

'We want whole people; we don't just want obsessive robots'

Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss tells The42 about being the boss.

'I wanted to stay' - IRFU rules forcing Ulster star Ruan Pienaar to leave

Veteran scrum-half set to leave Ravenhill at the end of the season.

# les-kiss - Monday 29 August, 2016

From prop concerns to Piutau promise: It's your big Ulster season preview

Will this be the year Rory Best gets his hands on a trophy for his native province?

# les-kiss - Friday 26 August, 2016

Ulster blow Northampton away as Charles Piutau gives Ravenhill a taste of what is to come

The new signing marked his home debut with a first try in Ulster colours.

'The All Blacks can play 10 different ways and they're not easy to prepare for'

Andrew Trimble and Ireland switched onto the task of beating New Zealand earlier this week.

# les-kiss - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Bowe gunning for All Black fixtures as pain of his 'last proper game' lingers on after knee nightmare

The wing hopes to play in the early weeks of the new season, but Ulster Director of Rugby Les Kiss must deal with an injury crisis in the front row.

# les-kiss - Sunday 1 May, 2016

'It it doesn’t guarantee us anything' but Les Kiss pleased with Ulster display

Ulster saw off Leinster yesterday.

# les-kiss - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Kiss full of love for Ulster’s true grit as he hints at Tommy Bowe return

The province have closed the gap on Leinster and the Scarlets after last night’s win over Connacht.

# les-kiss - Friday 1 April, 2016

As it happened: Ulster v Connacht, Guinness Pro12

The league leaders headed for Belfast this evening, where they had never managed a win in the professional era.

# les-kiss - Friday 26 February, 2016

Paddy Jackson named captain as Ulster target Pro12 raid on Cardiff PJ

Paddy Jackson named captain as Ulster target Pro12 raid on Cardiff

Les Kiss makes six changes to the side edged out by Scarlets last weekend.

# les-kiss - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

‘One of the most talented players I’ve ever worked with’: Olding commits to Ulster until 2019

The thrilling 22-year-old will be a core member of the province’s homegrown players tasked with driving standards.

# les-kiss - Thursday 11 February, 2016

# les-kiss - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

‘He’s an icon, a man of great substance and a force of nature’ – Les gives POC a Kiss goodbye

The former Ireland defence coach knows Paulie better than most.

# les-kiss - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Ulster poised to sign Springbok international Ryan Kankowski – reports

The 30-year old can play flanker or number eight.

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