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# ulster-rugby - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Ulster’s big-money marquee signing picked up a worrying injury for the Blues

Charles Piutau was forced off as the Blues beat the Force in Auckland.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 30 April, 2015

These were the best tries scored in the Pro12 this season – but which is THE best? Highlight Reel This post contains videos

These were the best tries scored in the Pro12 this season – but which is THE best?

Irish players account for exactly half of the nominations for Pro12 Try of the Season.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Tyler Bleyendaal’s Munster career began with a big win over Ulster

Young Munster man Diarmuid McCarthy continued his resurgence with another two tries.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Analysis: World Cup contenders shine as Ulster’s Pro12 form grows

We dissect the performances of some of Ulster’s key men during the win over Leinster.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 26 April, 2015

The best part of Ulster v Leinster was when Paddy Jackson briefly morphed into Julian Savea

Jackson isn’t known for his strength but he boshed Jimmy Gopperth spectacularly.

Iain Henderson ran a BOD-esque line to beat Leinster on Friday

The 23-year-old is getting more explosive with every game.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Composure key to Ulster’s quick turnaround against Leinster — Rory Best

The hooker praised the attitude and belief built between the province’s players and coaching staff.

‘Credit to Ulster, they wore us down’ – Leinster coach O’Connor

Ulster’s home fuelled motivation combined with Leinster fatigue made it a rough night for the champions.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 24 April, 2015

Curtain closing on Leinster’s season and more talking points from Ravenhill

Along with man of the match Iain Henderson, Paddy Jackson was critical to putting Ulster top of the table.

Henderson helps Ulster inflict painful defeat on Leinster

Ulster scored 26 unanswered points after trailing 10 -0 early on.

As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Pro12

We were in Ravenhill to bring you through this crucial inter-pro minute-by-minute.

A tale of two provinces as Leinster attempt to save season away to Ulster

The hosts in Belfast have trophies on their mind, but they too need three wins to help them along the way.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Tommy Bowe: ‘We shouldn’t ever lose at Fortress Ravenhill’

With the Pro12 final set for Belfast, Ulster are hoping to have four massive home games left in their season.

200 not out for Heaslip – Here are the Ulster and Leinster teams for tomorrow’s inter-pro

Ulster unchanged while Leinster make four changes from defeat against Toulon.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Ulster turn to GAA, virtual reality and the NFL for marginal gains

Ulster turn to GAA, virtual reality and the NFL for marginal gains

Head coach Neil Doak has an open mind when it comes to making his team better.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Two more young Irishmen are heading for the English Championship

Ross Adair and Charlie Butterworth are leaving Ulster in the summer.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Connacht vow to bring Pro12 race ‘to the wire’ despite inter-pro setback

“One thing I say about this group of guys: we might not be as experienced in certain areas, but they work hard and they don’t give in.”

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Aki’s non-try and more talking points after Connacht lose to Ulster

International quality, Ulster’s ruthlessness, Connacht’s errors and the losing bonus point.

Clinical Ulster dent Connacht’s Champions Cup hopes in Galway

Pat Lam’s men fought back in the second half for a losing bonus point but will rue their errors in the opening 40 minutes.

As it Happened: Connacht v Ulster, Pro12

There was more than just inter-provincial pride at stake in Galway.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 10 April, 2015

Connacht bring back Aki as Ulster name strong team for Galway derby

With Nigel Owens refereeing, this should be a hugely entertaining inter-provincial clash.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Are you an Irish team? Do you want to sign a big import? Here are 6 tips for picking a good one

Here’s how to sort your Felipe Contepomi’s from your Eddie Hekenui’s.

Irish rugby’s recruitment drive isn’t slowing down as two Premiership players make the switch

Ulster have acquired two players from London Welsh.

O’Halloran returns to perform for Connacht after making most of injury

The 24-year-old has overcome his knee issues to discover some of his best form.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Leinster signings ‘in the pipeline’ after Munster and Ulster set tone

‘Our squad for next year is very close to being finished,’ says assistant coach Richie Murphy.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 2 April, 2015

10 months after leaving, Ulster’s most iconic hero describes his Premiership challenge

It was a tough decision for David Humphreys to leave Ulster for Gloucester.

Ulster have signed an Australian out-half who previously trained with Leinster

Sam Windsor will join up with the northern province from the Worcester Warriors in England.

New Ulster Rugby signing Charles Piutau is no stranger to GAA

In November 2013, the All Blacks came to Ireland and tested their skills against the Dubs.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Big Nick Williams given a big 8-week ban for striking Suspension This post contains videos

Big Nick Williams given a big 8-week ban for striking

The powerful Ulster number eight had a 16-week sentence reduced by eight weeks.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

One of Irish rugby’s best attacking prospects is out of the upcoming World Cup

Stuart Olding is facing nine months out after injuring his knee.

All Black Charles Piutau to join Ulster next year – Reports

The versatile back is set to sign for the Northern province.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 27 March, 2015

Chris Henry returns as Ulster hold off Cardiff to stay second in Pro12

The flanker was a second-half substitute at Ravenhill after five months out.

Ulster’s Chris Henry will make his comeback from heart surgery tonight

The 27-year-old has been out of action since suffering a mini-stroke in November.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 9 March, 2015

There are big hand-offs.. and then there’s Ruan Pienaar getting fended into a different year

The South African ended up like a turtle on its back after this hand-off.

There is one great stat that highlights just how bleak last weekend was for Irish rugby

You have to go back a really, really long time to find a Pro12 weekend where all the Irish teams lost.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Dragons beat Ulster to complete Welsh clean sweep over Irish provinces

Ross Adair’s late try managed to salvage a losing bonus point for the visitors at Rodney Parade.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 6 March, 2015

A former Ireland international has been tasked with maintaining Ulster’s production line

Kieran Campbell has been put in charge of the Ulster academy.

4 reasons to watch the Irish provinces in Pro12 action this weekend

Connacht’s Champions Cup charge, Leinster’s XV, Munster man returns and Ulster’s next prospect.

One of Leinster’s rampaging wrecking balls is set for his first start since September

Cian Healy is back for Leinster while Darren Cave captains Ulster.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Hands off! Andrew Trimble is staying at Ulster

IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora hails Trimble as “a model professional.”

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