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# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'Ruan told me I wouldn't regret it': Ulster's new South African recruit on moving north

Jean Deysel had no hesitation in joining Ulster after consulting with some of his former team-mates.

'I'd rather fill big boots than small ones. It's a big challenge but that's what I'm here for'

John Cooney has no fear of taking on Ruan Pienaar’s role at the Kingspan stadium.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 14 August, 2017

Jean Deysel was bursting out of the new Ulster jersey at this evening's launch

The South African certainly knows his way around the Kingspan Stadium gym already.

Ulster look to bring in Australia out-half Lealiifano before new Pro14 season

The northern province are exploring the option of bringing the Brumbies captain to Belfast.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Charles Piutau to leave Ulster and join Pat Lam's Bristol next year

The 25-year-old will move to England after his contract with the province expires.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Leinster face early tour of South Africa as Pro14 fixtures released

Ulster’s opening fixture versus the Cheetahs will be broadcast on South African tv.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'I was playing for a Grand Slam with Ireland and I still didn't really know how to play rugby'

Former Ireland and Lions prop Tom Court has brought the curtain down on a rollercoaster rugby career.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 12 June, 2017

More bad luck for Ulster as incoming South African prop set for surgery

Schalk van der Merwe is out for the remainder of the Super Rugby season, but Ulster are confident he will be fit to start their campaign.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Deysel injection! Ulster bring in Springbok on two-year deal after loan spell with Munster

The 32-year-old has been granted an early release from his contract with the Sharks.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Ulster's move for Springbok Botha is off after failed medical

The South African back-row had been due to sign a two-year deal with the province.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Piutau undergoes ankle surgery and is ruled out of Barbarians clash

Stuart Olding and Wiehahn Herbst have also had operations and are out of the game next month.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 8 May, 2017

'It's not up to the standard of Leinster Rugby or myself' - Jack Conan's anger

The dynamic number eight was gutted at his side’s underperformance in defeat to Ulster.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'He’ll be a big loss on and off the field' - Ulster will miss Pienaar

The 33-year-old scrum-half checked out with a classy performance against Leinster.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Leinster left livid with their shortcomings as they slip up in Belfast

Leo Cullen was critical of his side after their 17-13 defeat an emotional Ulster.

In pics: Emotional Pienaar bids farewell to Ulster and Ravenhill Legend This post contains images

In pics: Emotional Pienaar bids farewell to Ulster and Ravenhill

The scrum-half played his last game for the province this afternoon.

Ulster give Pienaar a winning farewell as Leinster miss out on top spot

The South African made a classy assist for Andrew Trimble’s crucial try.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 5 May, 2017

11 changes for Leinster as Pienaar starts his final game for Ulster

Ulster host Leo Cullen’s side tomorrow on the final regular-season day of the Pro12.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Ulster lock Treadwell's path points to Ireland caps under Schmidt

The 21-year-old has made a positive impression since his move from Harlequins last summer.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Olding a doubt for Ireland's summer tour after 'significant' ankle injury

The 24-year-old will see a specialist today, Ulster confirmed.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 17 April, 2017

'We could have had a bit more patience' - Ulster's drop-goal regrets

The northern province remain in the Pro12 play-off mix despite defeat in Limerick.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Munster's Conor Murray and Rory Scannell are 'big doubts' to face Saracens

Darren Sweetnam was another to pick up an injury in the win over Ulster.

Munster move top of Pro12 as Ulster miss prime chance to boost play-off hopes

Tries from Keith Earls, Dave O’Callaghan and Angus Lloyd powered the southern province to victory.

As it happened: Munster v Ulster, Pro12

Time is running out for Ulster to claim a place in the Pro12 semi-finals. We went minute-by-minute to see if they can match up to a Munster side with one eye on Saracens.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 14 April, 2017

Tyler Bleyendaal to start for Munster while Ulster make 3 changes

The two provinces will square off in the Guinness Pro12 tomorrow at Thomond Park.

Piutau primed for Thomond Park debut against former Blues brother

“I played a lot with him in New Zealand and it’s great to see him back from injury to give him a chance.”

'You'd either laugh or cry and I didn't want to cry in front of 80,000 people. I couldn't believe it'

Tommy Bowe on his latest injury setback, the birth of his first child and why he has no intentions to retire just yet.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 13 April, 2017

'Once you cross that line, no friends on the field': Old pals Saili and Piutau ready for first derby battle

Francis Saili says talk of his Munster future is “not on the horizon at the moment.”

# ulster-rugby - Monday 10 April, 2017

CJ Stander doubtful for Munster's Champions Cup semi-final

The Irish international suffered an ankle injury in the quarter-final win over Toulouse.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 7 April, 2017

Ulster's Pro12 play-off hopes take a hit with Cardiff Blues draw

The sides played out a 24-24 draw at Kingspan Stadium.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Ulster confirm new deals for promising trio of Stockdale, Lyttle and Kane

The exciting trio have impressed in their breakthrough seasons at senior level.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 24 March, 2017

Ulster keep Pro12 playoff chase on track with late win against Dragons

John Andrew’s late try sealed a hard-fought win for the Ulstermen.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Bowe ruled out for 12 weeks after leg surgery as Ulster wait anxiously on Coetzee update

Meanwhile, Andrew Trimble is set to be out for four weeks.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 10 March, 2017

Olding switches to out-half as Ulster target playoff push against Zebre

Les Kiss’s side can move into the top four with a win on Saturday evening.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Payne, Trimble and Gilroy start as Ulster bid for fourth win in a row

Les Kiss has rung the changes for tomorrow night’s Guinness Pro12 meeting with Benetton Treviso.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 24 February, 2017

Jared Payne returns to Ulster squad after long layoff

Meanwhile Tommy Bowe is in line to win his 150th cap.

# ulster-rugby - 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.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 17 February, 2017

Gilroy gets chance to stake Ireland claim in Ulster's Pro12 clash with Glasgow

Les Kiss makes eight changes for Saturday’s Ravenhill meeting.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

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Elsewhere, a huge blow for Scotland’s Six Nations’ aspirations & a former Welsh scrum-half joins Ulster’s coaching staff for next season.

Ulster add former Welsh international Peel to coaching staff for next season

The coaching shake-up continues at the northern province.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Ulster boosted by released Ireland internationals and fit-again Pienaar

Craig Gilroy is back after scoring a hat-trick last weekend in Rome.

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