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# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

The scenery must be nice in Gloucester because another key Ulsterman is making the switch

Ulster’s highly-rated defence coach has decided to join David Humphreys in England.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 26 January, 2015

Ulster’s Kingspan Stadium will host this year’s Pro12 final

It’s the first time a venue has been nominated rather than based on a team’s finishing position.

Here’s our Irish team of the weekend after the last round of the Champions Cup pool stage

It was an unbeaten weekend for the Irish provinces in Champions Cup action.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Ulster exit on a high as Darren Cave’s hat-trick mauls Tigers

It was an encouraging end to an otherwise underwhelming campaign for Neil Doak’s side.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 23 January, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Fed’s a shadow of himself, tragedy in Derry and all today’s sport

Other stories include Jamie Heaslip starting for Leinster this weekend and ITV ‘parting ways’ with Adrian Chiles.

Good news for Ireland as Earls and Henderson named to start for Munster and Ulster

With injuries healed, there’s a chance for some badly needed game time.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Toulon broke the 60-point barrier against Ulster with a devastating eight-try display

The loss also saw Paddy Jackson leave the field with an arm injury.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Ex-Ireland bruiser Neil Best on how to make the perfect hit and THAT game vs Australia

The rampaging flanker now plays with London Scottish in the English Championship.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Luke Marshall set for another spell on the sidelines following fifth concussion

Ulster also confirmed that Dan Tuohy is to miss the Six Nations.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Here’s your Sunday evening Pro12 highlights from a good weekend for the Irish provinces Recap This post contains videos

Here’s your Sunday evening Pro12 highlights from a good weekend for the Irish provinces

It will make for good viewing for Leinster, Munster and Ulster fans. Those out West may want to look away now.

Ulster breathe sigh of relief as visitors survive Treviso comeback

Neil Doak’s side held on to claim their second away win of the Pro12 season.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 9 January, 2015

Jared Payne in line for first appearance since Springbok Test as McCloskey commits to contract

Louis Ludik is back in the starting line-up as one of just two changes from the defeat to Leinster.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Best laments Ulster’s lack of killer instinct against Leinster

The northern province were beaten by Leinster in the Pro12 today.

That Madigan magic and more talking points from Leinster’s win over Ulster

Ulster go back up the M1 licking their wounds while Leinster end the seasonal inter-pros in the playoff places.

Heaslip injury a concern for Leinster after win over Ulster

Ian Madigan and Jack Conan tries gave Leinster a convincing inter-pro win.

This cheeky Madigan try has Leinster in control against Ulster

The home side took advantage of advantage just after half time.


As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Guinness Pro12

Leinster were determined to get 2015 off to a winning start. Catch up on this afternoon’s action in our minute-by-minute report.

Chris Henry happy with watching brief (for now) as Ulster take on Leinster

The Ulster flanker never thought he’d be in this situation and is looking forward to a possible return to play this season.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 2 January, 2015

Heaslip insisting Leinster ‘in a good space’ as he narrows focus to Ulster threat

The Leinster captain is repeating mantras of positivity as Leinster aim to go back to winning ways.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Player-driven attitude adjustment preparing Leinster for another bruising inter-pro

Head coach Matt O’Connor feels that his side just need to finish off the opportunities they are creating.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Half term report: Ulster must escape Champions Cup cloud

2014 wasn’t the finest year around Ravenhill.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 26 December, 2014

Ulster prevail despite late Connacht fightback

Aly Muldowney’s 67th-minute try — converted by Jack Carty — ensured a tense finish.

Awkward! Ravenhill PA plays ‘Sweet Caroline’ during Rory McIlroy’s BBC interview So Good This post contains videos

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Ulster and Connacht ring the changes ahead of Stephen’s Day clash

Meanwhile, Pat Lam has made six changes from the team that travelled to play Leinster.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 22 December, 2014

Flashback: How Leinster beat Connacht and where it all went wrong for Munster

Watch the highlights of Round 10 of the Pro12 here.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Ulster’s indifferent form continues as mistakes cost them dear in Wales

Neil Doak’s side were far from their best with confidence levels clearly low.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 19 December, 2014

No new injury concerns for Ulster as Neil Doak names full-strength side for Ospreys clash

Stuart Olding has recovered from injury but is named on the bench.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 15 December, 2014’s Irish XV of the fourth Champions Cup weekend

It was a decidedly mixed weekend for the provinces in Champions Cup action.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 14 December, 2014

‘We’ve got to keep fighting’ – Doak refusing to give up on Ulster’s Champions Cup dream

The Ulster boss thinks his side still have a chance to progress.

Ulster’s Champions Cup hopes are all but over after a disappointing defeat in Wales

They had their chances, but ultimately Ulster’s sloppiness cost them.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 12 December, 2014

‘I’ll be tucking into my turkey’ – Connacht’s Faloon on striking a balance over Christmas

Connacht play Leinster and Ulster in a busy December schedule.

Marshall back in midfield as Ulster try to keep European dream alive

Ulster head for Parc y Scarlets without big Nick Williams in the back row.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 8 December, 2014’s Irish XV of the third Champions Cup weekend

It was a tough selection after two underwhelming losses for Munster and Leinster.

Rory McIlroy took in an NFL game with some Ulster rugby legends last night

Why are all my friends so unsuccessful compared to these guys?

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Ruan returns, half and half from Hump and more talking points after Ulster beat Scarlets

Ulster got the job done, but left plenty of room for improvement.

As it happened: Ulster v Scarlets, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute as Ulster aimed to breathe life into their European hopes.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Chris Henry: ‘I was preparing for the worst’ after mini-stroke

The Ireland flanker is back with the Ulster squad already.

‘We’ve made it incredibly difficult for ourselves’ — Tommy Bowe

But Tommy Bowe still believes Ulster can do the impossible.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

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