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#Les Kiss

# les-kiss - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'Vicious, belligerent' Ulster delivered at the vital moments

Ulster refused to be defined by their shaky form in recent weeks and endeavoured to win every inch possible.

As it happened: Ulster vs La Rochelle, Champions Cup

Ulster took on La Rochelle knowing a win would see them go top in their Champions Cup pool.

# les-kiss - Sunday 7 January, 2018

New overseas out-half on the way for Ulster but Bowe injured

Les Kiss says the northern province have secured a new playmaker to replace Christian Lealiifano.

# les-kiss - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Larmour-led Leinster finish inter-pro series in style by downing sorry Ulster

The 20-year-old was in scintillating form once again for Leo Cullen’s side.

# les-kiss - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'It was a very calm half time, it wasn’t mysterious what was happening'

Les Kiss says tactical changes helped turn the tide against Munster.

# les-kiss - Friday 29 December, 2017

'We are cut, we are hurting but we've got to make sure we do whatever is necessary to return this week'

Ulster were walloped 44-16 by Connacht last weekend.

# les-kiss - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

'You need to keep believing in yourself. I had my family telling me it was going to happen'

John Cooney is unquestionably the signing of the season so far, and the Ulster scrum-half says he always believed his chance would come.

# les-kiss - Friday 8 December, 2017

Henderson named captain as Ulster go in search of crucial Champions Cup win in London

Les Kiss has named Iain Henderson as captain for Sunday’s Champions Cup meeting with Harlequins in the absence of Rory Best.

# les-kiss - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'I do feel for the guys and I back them fully' - Under-fire Les Kiss on Ulster's critics

Already, opinion in the North has turned harshly against the coaching staff.

# les-kiss - Friday 3 November, 2017

Ulster hope to get back on track and make the most of trip to sunny South Africa

‘That’s our challenge — to make sure we turn up and respect the 80 minutes with our best effort.’

# les-kiss - Monday 30 October, 2017

'The dressing room, it was deadly silent': Ulster disperse into November with plenty to chew on

Rory Best was left analysing Ulster’s breakdown shortcomings rather than celebrating his 200th provincial cap.

# les-kiss - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Cullen pleased to take inter-pro win despite 'flat' feeling to performance

The head coach also had praise for his ‘inspired substitution’ Jordan Larmour.

# les-kiss - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Damp squib from Ulster as Larmour sparks Leinster win

Without a line-out and a meaningful kicking game, Ulster were unable to build pressure on the eastern province.

# les-kiss - Friday 13 October, 2017

'It's a massive victory': Kiss delighted with Ulster's character

Second-half tries from Stockdale and McCloskey ensured the hosts got off to a winning start.

# les-kiss - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Ulster's winning start to the season unravels against Bradley's bold Zebre

A late intercept try sealed the northern province’s fate, but the writing was on the wall long before that.

# les-kiss - Friday 29 September, 2017

Just the 12 changes as Ulster name strong side for Zebre trip

Andrew Trimble set to equal Roger Wilson’s appearances record.

# les-kiss - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Four from four, but Ulster and Kiss wary of making the same mistakes as last season

The northern province have made an excellent start to this season but nobody is getting carried away at Kingspan Stadium.

# les-kiss - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'They stood up with Nev out there and delivered. It was emotional'

Driven by the memory of the late Nevin Spence, Les Kiss’ Ulster pulled off a stunning victory last night.

# les-kiss - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Ulster remain unbeaten but just about hold off spirited second-half Treviso comeback

Andrew Trimble scored a brace as Les Kiss’ side followed up their win over the Cheetahs last weekend.

# les-kiss - Friday 8 September, 2017

Irish international trio return to Ulster squad for Saturday's trip to Treviso

Jacob Stockdale and Kieran Treadwell both start, while Luke Marshall is among the replacements.

# les-kiss - Friday 1 September, 2017

'It's a nice feeling to get that done in that fashion. I was bloody nervous before the game'

Les Kiss was pleased with his side’s performance tonight, but admits it was far from perfect.

# les-kiss - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'We have to be of a strong mentality to nail those moments': Resilience is crucial for Ulster

‘How do you get to a point where you are better than the distractions or the hits that come from the side?’

# les-kiss - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

'He's enjoying playing there': Ulster using fit-again Bowe in new midfield role

The Ireland international played centre during his time with Ospreys and could feature there for the province this season.

# 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.

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