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# ulster-rugby - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Ulster unveil The Nevin Spence Centre at the heart of new stadium

Almost three years on from the tragic death of the 22-year-old, his province unveiled this fitting tribute.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 24 August, 2015

Watch Ulster’s stars hand-delivering season tickets to their fans

Stand up for the Ulsterman.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 21 August, 2015

Marsh, Dardis and Ryan in Leinster XV for pre-season clash with Ulster

Dominic Ryan captains Leo Cullen’s first XV of the 2015/16 campaign.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 14 August, 2015

Provinces get financial top-up as IRFU reports €8.7 million surplus

The union says the club game will benefit from an encouraging financial season.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Henderson targets World Cup starts as excitement and fitness grows

The dynamic Ulsterman offers interesting options at lock and blindside flanker.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Maturing Paddy Jackson trusting his instincts ahead of World Cup

The Ulster out-half says the game is slowing down more for him as he gains experience.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 31 July, 2015

Ulster’s new jerseys are a classic white and an eye-catching cyan

This is the gear Neil Doak’s men will be wearing in 2015/16.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Leinster underage product Timoney heads north to join Ulster

The Ireland U20 international back row has signed an academy contract with the northern province.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Who are the Irish provinces playing in the pre-season?

Who are the Irish provinces playing in the pre-season?

Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble will take on both Connacht and Munster.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 13 July, 2015

‘There’s always more for me to do’ – Tommy Bowe not content to stand still

The Ulster winger knows his jersey is never safe.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 9 July, 2015

‘Joe, more than anyone I know, looks at the small little details’ – Trimble

The Ulster wing is heading back towards full fitness after enduring a frustrating 2014/15 season.

Wing competition heats up for Trimble ahead of Ireland’s RWC warm-ups

The 2014 Six Nations winner is back in the mix for Joe Schmidt’s final 31-man squad.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 3 July, 2015

Prospect of London-based clubs joining Pro12 distant for coming seasons

Italian sides Zebre and Treviso have paid their way and will continue to be part of the league.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Foley’s Munster draw the longest straw in Champions Cup pool stages

The southern province appear to have the greatest chance of a knock-out clash next season.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

‘This one hurts the most’ – Pienaar on Ulster’s latest play-off upset

The South Africa international admits to some bitterness at the late penalty decision in the defeat to Glasgow.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 25 May, 2015

This was the most talked-about penalty decision of the Pro12 weekend

Niko Matawalu’s exaggeration of a high challenge by Ulster’s Ricky Lutton was poorly received.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 22 May, 2015

Analysis: Inventive Ulster and Glasgow primed for Pro12 play-off thriller

We’ve taken a look at some of the factors that could lead to an exhilarating match at Scotstoun today.

Gilroy hoping scintillating Ulster form catches Schmidt’s eye for World Cup

The 23-year-old has been in excellent try-scoring form for Ulster so far this season.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Leinster and All Blacks the role models for Townsend’s Warriors

The Scottish side host Ulster in the first Pro12 semi-final tomorrow night.

Ulster ring the changes as front-liners return for Glasgow semi-final

Influential second row Franco van der Merwe misses out due to a knee injury.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Ulster blown away by Glasgow’s second-half rampage as sides set-up semi-final rematch

The hosts scored four unanswered tries after the interval.

Munster, Ulster and Connacht will all be in playoff action next weekend

The semi-final pairings weren’t known until the last moments of today’s games.

As it happened: Guinness Pro12, final day match tracker

There is a LOT to play for in the last round of fixtures.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 15 May, 2015

Ian Madigan back at 10 for Leinster while Ulster bench front-liners

Collie O’Shea and Noel Reid come into the Leinster midfield for the trip to Edinburgh.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 14 May, 2015

‘He really does have it all’ – Henderson decision boosts Ulster’s Pro12 hopes

The explosive blindside flanker will be involved against Glasgow on Saturday after his red card was rescinded.

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer 7s

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer

Connacht, Ulster and Leinster will join Munster in the Limerick World Club Se7ens Series in August.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 11 May, 2015

Analysis: Bangor Bulldozer plays vital role as 15-man Munster fold

With just two minutes left at Kingspan Stadium, Anthony Foley’s men led by seven points.

Seven Irish-based players make Pro12 Dream Team

Seven Irish-based players make Pro12 Dream Team

Not one of them wear the blue of Leinster, however.

Analysis: Sonny Bill Henderson sets up sublime Tommy Bowe score

Munster will look at their defensive shortcomings in the lead-up to Ulster’s first-half try.

Miss Saturday’s thrilling draw in Belfast? Watch the weekend’s Pro12 highlights here Highlights Reel This post contains videos

Miss Saturday’s thrilling draw in Belfast? Watch the weekend’s Pro12 highlights here

Including the best bits of Connacht’s win in Italy.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Ulster’s Jackson passes ‘nerve-wracking’ kicking test in front of Schmidt

The 23-year-old was once again in impressive form for Neil Doak’s side.

‘We ran out of numbers against 14 men’ – Munster’s Foley left frustrated

Ulster tries late in each half ultimately cost the southern province an important win.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Ulster set to appeal Iain Henderson’s red card against Munster

Head coach Neil Doak confirmed that Ulster will look to have the decision rescinded.

Jackson underlines superb form with Joe Schmidt watching on

Iain Henderson’s debatable red card, a thrilling contest and next weekend’s final round.

Ulster and Munster share the spoils after Pro12 thriller in Belfast

Paddy Jackson held his nerve with a last-gasp conversion to earn two points for Neil Doak’s men.

As it happened: Ulster v Munster, Guinness Pro12

There was a lot at stake in Belfast.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 8 May, 2015

Munster fans will be overjoyed to see the destructive second row pairing for this weekend

Paul O’Connell and Donnacha Ryan are as physical as they come.

Ulster are without one of their most devastating flyers for tomorrow’s big provincial derby

Meanwhile, their is one change to the Connacht team to face Zebre.

Iain Henderson ‘relishing the confrontation’ with Peter O’Mahony

The rivals for Ireland’s number six jersey boast contrasting styles and will collide on Saturday.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 7 May, 2015

‘Some rugby careers don’t last 5 years’ — Jared Payne

The Ulster and Ireland centre can see no sense in the proposed change to rugby’s eligibility rules.

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