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# ulster - Today’s News

LIVE: Ulster v Munster, Guinness Pro12

We’re going minute-by-minute for the first of this weekend’s inter-pros.

'We all have to try and pick up the slack together and try and fill the void that Axel has left'

Hooker Niall Scannell views tonight’s inter-pro clash with Ulster as a welcome distraction after a tough two weeks.


# ulster - Yesterday’s News

Taute vows to 'serve the jersey with the pride and passion it deserves' during short Munster stay

The Springbok was signed on a short-term deal to cover Francis Saili’s absence and has already made his presence felt.

# ulster - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

'We are missing Axel at training, at meetings, in the office': Munster still beset with grief

Director of rugby Erasmus is trying to prepare a side to face Ulster after the intensely emotional win over Glasgow Warriors.

# ulster - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

'Project player' Ludik agrees new deal that will keep him at Ulster until 2020

The versatile back will be eligible for the Irish national team next summer.

# ulster - Monday 17 October, 2016

'Maybe we should just take a hard look at ourselves' - Kiss downbeat after late Bordeaux blitz

Three tries in the final eight minutes condemned Ulster to defeat in France.

# ulster - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Madigan hoping for recall to 10 shirt when Bordeaux Bégles welcome Ulster

The former Leinster man expects Ulster to be ‘a year better’ than when he last faced Les Kiss’ men.

# ulster - Friday 7 October, 2016

Heffernan makes his mark as Connacht sizzle in win over Ulster

That and more points to ponder after Pat Lam defeated Ulster for the first time.

Connacht bridge 4-year wait to beat Ulster in inter-pro thriller

Ulster went to Galway with five wins from five this season, but came well and truly unstuck.

'I have been here for so long it was a bit of a disappointment that I couldn't stay'

Ulster star Ruan Pienaar is still focused on the task ahead, despite his future being away from the northern province.

Lessons from a winter of discontent pushed Connacht back on path to their peak

Pat Lam is plotting Ulster’s downfall tonight, but he says there’s no point in comparing Connacht’s form now with how they looked in May.

# ulster - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Bowe and Ronaldson back in starting slots as Connacht welcome unbeaten Ulster

Pat Lam’s side are hoping to build on last week’s win over Edinburgh.

# ulster - Monday 3 October, 2016

Munster's rout of Zebre and all the other Pro12 highlights you almost missed this weekend Relive It This post contains videos

Munster's rout of Zebre and all the other Pro12 highlights you almost missed this weekend

That, plus a vital first win for Connacht and late drama for Ulster and Leinster.

# ulster - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Jackson kicks late penalty against Ospreys to keep up Ulster's winning run

The Welsh side held a lead until the 79th minute in Belfast.

# ulster - Friday 30 September, 2016

Bowe set for 1st Ulster outing in 5 months against former club Ospreys

Craig Gilroy is back in the side alongside fullback Charles Piutau.

# ulster - Monday 26 September, 2016

Ulster conjured up this scintillating Paddy Jackson try in the win away to Glasgow Icymi This post contains videos

Ulster conjured up this scintillating Paddy Jackson try in the win away to Glasgow

Nobody planned to have Louis Ludik playing outside centre, but he excelled there.

# ulster - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Les Kiss in buoyant mood after Glasgow victory despite crucial calls going against Ulster

The northern province claimed their first league win at Scotstoun last night.

# ulster - Friday 23 September, 2016

Ulster extend unbeaten run to four in Scotland despite unfortunate video decisions

Les Kiss’ side scored three tries to claim a five-point win.

# ulster - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Gilroy and Marshall ruled out of Ulster's clash with Glasgow, Trimble's return delayed

Les Kiss takes his side to Scotstoun Stadium on Friday night.

# ulster - Monday 19 September, 2016

Stunning finishes, intercepts and Sweetnam's blushes saved, it's Pro12 highlights time Guinness PRO12 This post contains videos

Stunning finishes, intercepts and Sweetnam's blushes saved, it's Pro12 highlights time

Featuring tries from Iain Henderson, Dan Leavy and Cian Bohane.

# ulster - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Piutau back for Ulster with Jackson and Henderson set to play for the first time this season

Ulster take on Scarlets tomorrow night at Kingspan Stadium.

# ulster - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Pienaar steers Ulster to hard-fought victory in Treviso

Two wins from two now for Les Kiss and his side as they emerged victorious from the Stadio Monigo.

# ulster - Monday 5 September, 2016

Joey Carbery's dream debut among highlights of opening Pro12 weekend Recap This post contains videos

Joey Carbery's dream debut among highlights of opening Pro12 weekend

Munster’s head coach Rassie Erasmus also got off to a winning start in the Pro12.

# ulster - Thursday 1 September, 2016

All Black Piutau among three debutants in Ulster side

Brett Herron and Ross Kane will also earn their first caps against Newport Gwent Dragons as Les Kiss deals with a shortage at tighthead prop.

# ulster - Monday 29 August, 2016

From prop concerns to Piutau promise: It's your big Ulster season preview

Will this be the year Rory Best gets his hands on a trophy for his native province?

# ulster - Friday 26 August, 2016

Ireland U20 star McPhillips and new signing Lloyd paired in Ulster side to face Canada A

The northern province are playing two games in Kingspan Stadium tonight. Ruan Pienaar will sit out the fixtures with an elbow injury.

# ulster - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Bowe gunning for All Black fixtures as pain of his 'last proper game' lingers on after knee nightmare

The wing hopes to play in the early weeks of the new season, but Ulster Director of Rugby Les Kiss must deal with an injury crisis in the front row.

# ulster - Friday 19 August, 2016

Piutau to make Ulster debut in Exeter, Ringrose back in the fold for Leinster

Both provinces take on Premiership clubs tomorrow afternoon.

Here's the kick-off times and TV details for your province's Champions Cup fixtures

Toulouse will be in Galway on the opening weekend.

# ulster - Monday 8 August, 2016

Ulster signing Coetzee flies in to get settled before he completes knee rehab Suftum This post contains videos

Ulster signing Coetzee flies in to get settled before he completes knee rehab

Meanwhile, Rory Best was determined to redefine the phrase ‘farmer’s tan’.

# ulster - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Antrim lift Ulster U21 crown and next up it's Waterford in All-Ireland semi-final

A four-point win for Antrim over Derry in tonight’s Ulster decider.

# ulster - Monday 18 July, 2016

Pro12 not enough for you? Here's who the provincial 'A' teams will meet in the B and I Cup this year

There’s a wealth of talent and entertainment to be seen below the senior level of Irish rugby.

# ulster - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Calls to move Donegal-Tyrone Ulster final to Croke Park unlikely to prompt change

Martin McElhinney glad that game is staying in Clones.

# ulster - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Donegal make it 6 Ulster finals in a row with semi-final replay success over Monaghan

Donegal finished with 14 men after the sending-off of Rory Kavanagh but still triumphed.

# ulster - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Rassie v ROG, nothing to fear for Connacht and more talking points after the Champions Cup draw

The draw was more favourable to Irish provinces than last season.

ROG's Racing to take on Munster in Champions Cup, Connacht and Toulouse meet again

Here’s what the cornerstones of your province’s season will look like.

# ulster - Saturday 25 June, 2016

McManus rescues Monaghan against Donegal to deliver Ulster semi-final replay

The Monaghan captain hit 0-8 for the Ulster champions.

As it happened: Donegal v Monaghan, Ulster senior football semi-final

Kingspan Breffni Park was the venue for tonight’s clash.

# ulster - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Connacht among the five top seeds for next week's Champions Cup draw

The pool draws for the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup will take place in Neuchâtel on Wednesday.

# ulster - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Donegal 3-time Allstar winner's suspension stands and faces two match ban after red card

Neil McGee will sit out Saturday’s game against Monaghan.

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