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#Ulster

# ulster-rugby - Yesterday’s News

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The explosive blindside flanker will be involved against Glasgow on Saturday after his red card was rescinded.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

# 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.

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