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'It's disappointing for everyone' - Ulster reflect on Stockdale loss
# Injury
# Injury

'It's disappointing for everyone' - Ulster reflect on Stockdale loss

19 hours ago 4,606 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland winger is set to miss the rest of the season after ankle surgery.

Sunday 16 January, 2022

'These youngsters are at a time when they believe they are invincible'
# Homegrown
# Homegrown

'These youngsters are at a time when they believe they are invincible'

Sun 6:30 PM 13,047 Views 10 Comments

Ulster boss Dan McFarland was delighted with his young backline’s impact against Northampton.

Lowry and Baloucoune shine as Ulster advance into Champions Cup knock-outs
# Suftum
# Suftum

Lowry and Baloucoune shine as Ulster advance into Champions Cup knock-outs

Sun 5:23 PM 12,469 Views 20 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men played some superb attacking rugby as they beat Northampton 24-20.

Saturday 15 January, 2022

Ireland prop O'Toole gaining wisdom from Vermeulen's influence in Ulster
# Tighthead
# Tighthead

Ireland prop O'Toole gaining wisdom from Vermeulen's influence in Ulster

Sat 10:16 AM 4,192 Views 3 Comments

Ulster are away to Northampton Saints in the Champions Cup tomorrow.

Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Ulster striving for their best form against familiar opponents following Munster defeat
# Deja Vu
# Deja Vu

Ulster striving for their best form against familiar opponents following Munster defeat

Jan 12th 2022, 10:56 AM 2,749 Views 0 Comments

The province’s attack coach Dan Soper has been speaking about their preparations for Sunday’s Champions Cup meeting with the Northampton Saints.

Saturday 8 January, 2022

Billy Burns hopes to bounce back and stake Ireland claim with big Thomond show
# Suftum
# Suftum

Billy Burns hopes to bounce back and stake Ireland claim with big Thomond show

Jan 8th 2022, 10:20 AM 8,009 Views 18 Comments

Recent Covid postponements brought disappointment for Ulster’s No.10.

Friday 7 January, 2022

'We didn't have the reputation as one of those big packs around Europe'
# Forwards
# Forwards

'We didn't have the reputation as one of those big packs around Europe'

Jan 7th 2022, 8:17 AM 7,599 Views 4 Comments

Sam Carter and Ulster will test themselves against Munster tomorrow in Limerick.

Tuesday 4 January, 2022

McFarland 'more confident' that Ulster's clash with Munster will go ahead
# URC
# URC

McFarland 'more confident' that Ulster's clash with Munster will go ahead

Jan 4th 2022, 7:58 AM 10,605 Views 3 Comments

The northern province have had a Covid-19 outbreak in recent times.

Thursday 23 December, 2021

10 the 'long-term option' for Lowry at Ulster, but he's just happy to be on the pitch
# Suftum
# Suftum

10 the 'long-term option' for Lowry at Ulster, but he's just happy to be on the pitch

Dec 23rd 2021, 8:06 AM 7,179 Views 7 Comments

Michael Lowry has excelled at full-back of late, as the debate rages on.

Tuesday 21 December, 2021

'If he keeps doing what he's doing then it'll be pretty hard for Ireland to ignore him' - Payne on Hume
# Going Well
# Going Well

'If he keeps doing what he's doing then it'll be pretty hard for Ireland to ignore him' - Payne on Hume

Dec 21st 2021, 7:30 AM 12,308 Views 13 Comments

Ulster defence coach Jared Payne believes ‘complete player’ James Hume is on the right track to more international recognition.

Saturday 18 December, 2021

'This is the centre of our world but the centre of so many peoples' worlds are disrupted'
# Dan McFarland
# Dan McFarland

'This is the centre of our world but the centre of so many peoples' worlds are disrupted'

Dec 18th 2021, 9:50 AM 5,736 Views 1 Comment

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland says the current Champions Cup situation is ‘frustrating,’ but his side will ‘go with the flow’.

Friday 17 December, 2021

Ulster go two from two with bonus-point win over Northampton Saints
# Magic Mcilroy
# Magic Mcilroy

Ulster go two from two with bonus-point win over Northampton Saints

Dec 17th 2021, 10:17 PM 21,110 Views 16 Comments

There may be some concern for Dan McFarland over how his side couldn’t hold off a stubborn Saints side.

What a difference a year has made for Ulster's dynamic Nick Timoney
# Key Man
# Key Man

What a difference a year has made for Ulster's dynamic Nick Timoney

Dec 17th 2021, 8:49 AM 4,879 Views 2 Comments

The back row starts again as the northern province welcome Northampton to Belfast tonight.

Thursday 16 December, 2021

'I’d a dream when I was a kid kicking the ball around the garden - now it's a reality'
# Rea Of Light
# Rea Of Light

'I’d a dream when I was a kid kicking the ball around the garden - now it's a reality'

Dec 16th 2021, 7:59 AM 6,049 Views 5 Comments

From teenager on the terrace to hero on the pitch – Marcus Rea is living the Ulster dream.

Tuesday 14 December, 2021

'We have to get a position where performance drives us' - Ulster aiming for consistency
# Keep It Going
# Keep It Going

'We have to get a position where performance drives us' - Ulster aiming for consistency

Dec 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 2,824 Views 2 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side are looking to maintain their winning momentum when they face Northampton this weekend.

Saturday 11 December, 2021

'I don't think I've quite forgiven them for what they stole from me'
# What Could Have Been
# What Could Have Been

'I don't think I've quite forgiven them for what they stole from me'

Dec 11th 2021, 7:00 AM 81,329 Views 8 Comments

In April 1987, an IRA car bomb killed two people and ended the career of Ulster flanker Nigel Carr, who was driving to Ireland training with two team-mates.

McCloskey focusing on his 'superpowers' as he tries to turn Farrell's head with Ulster form
# Iron Man
# Iron Man

McCloskey focusing on his 'superpowers' as he tries to turn Farrell's head with Ulster form

Dec 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,531 Views 1 Comment

Ulster open their Champions Cup campaign against Jono Gibbes and Clermont this evening.

Tuesday 7 December, 2021

'They have superstar players who make superstar plays - but we have the tools to win'
# Suftum
# Suftum

'They have superstar players who make superstar plays - but we have the tools to win'

Dec 7th 2021, 8:09 AM 8,257 Views 1 Comment

Dan McFarland’s Ulster face Clermont Auvergne at Stade Marcel-Michelin this weekend, hoping to get another monkey off their back.

Saturday 4 December, 2021

'We need to back up our Leinster performance and push forward' - Baloucoune's battle cry
# Preview
# Preview

'We need to back up our Leinster performance and push forward' - Baloucoune's battle cry

Dec 4th 2021, 10:29 AM 3,081 Views 1 Comment

Ulster will be hoping to maintain their winning form when they take on Ospreys later today.

Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Exciting times for Ulster as 'the best mauler in the world' touches down
# Duane's World
# Duane's World

Exciting times for Ulster as 'the best mauler in the world' touches down

Nov 30th 2021, 11:59 AM 8,778 Views 1 Comment

Duane Vermeulen arrived in Belfast yesterday as Ulster prepare to take on Ospreys this weekend.

Saturday 27 November, 2021

'It just kind of blindsided me and it took way longer than I thought'
# John Cooney
# John Cooney

'It just kind of blindsided me and it took way longer than I thought'

Nov 27th 2021, 9:28 AM 9,539 Views 2 Comments

Ulster scrum-half John Cooney on putting his injury concerns behind him after overcoming disc damage in his neck.

Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Fears Iain Henderson could miss Ulster Champions Cup games
# Worry
# Worry

Fears Iain Henderson could miss Ulster Champions Cup games

Nov 23rd 2021, 8:56 PM 6,304 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland lock is a doubt for matches against Clermont and Northampton Saints.

Wednesday 17 November, 2021

'I do not think the win will make Ireland stop' - Pumas lock is fearful after All Blacks result
# Crystal Ball
# Crystal Ball

'I do not think the win will make Ireland stop' - Pumas lock is fearful after All Blacks result

Updated Nov 17th 2021, 9:32 PM 31,997 Views 8 Comments

Guido Petti says his side will have to raise their game against the Irish this weekend.

Friday 22 October, 2021

O'Toole 'focusing on the here and now' with Ulster as path with Ireland opens up
# Tighthead
# Tighthead

O'Toole 'focusing on the here and now' with Ulster as path with Ireland opens up

Oct 22nd 2021, 9:08 AM 2,937 Views 5 Comments

Tom O’Toole has delivered three strong performances in succession for Dan McFarland’s side.

Monday 18 October, 2021

Lower leg fracture set to rule Ulster's Addison out for lengthy period
# Injury Setback
# Injury Setback

Lower leg fracture set to rule Ulster's Addison out for lengthy period

Oct 18th 2021, 5:06 PM 6,871 Views 5 Comments

Addison was stretchered off in the 46th minute of Ulster’s victory at Kingspan Stadium last Friday.

Friday 15 October, 2021

Ulster out to maintain perfect start as Lions present first real test of the season
# Preview
# Preview

Ulster out to maintain perfect start as Lions present first real test of the season

Oct 15th 2021, 7:37 AM 2,987 Views 6 Comments

Ulster will welcome the first of the new South African teams to Belfast tonight.

Thursday 14 October, 2021

'I had kind of fallen out of love with rugby - I was thinking about getting away from it'
# Mick Kearney
# Mick Kearney

'I had kind of fallen out of love with rugby - I was thinking about getting away from it'

Oct 14th 2021, 7:36 AM 8,892 Views 5 Comments

Mick Kearney was thinking of quitting the game – until Ulster coach, Dan McFarland, gave him a call.

Wednesday 13 October, 2021

'I came on a seven-month trial initially... it’s been a pretty incredible journey'
# 200 Club
# 200 Club

'I came on a seven-month trial initially... it’s been a pretty incredible journey'

Oct 13th 2021, 9:30 PM 26,705 Views 6 Comments

Rob Herring joined Ulster’s 200 Club against Benetton on Friday night.

Tuesday 12 October, 2021

'The sky is the limit for him' – Payne's praise for rising star Doak
# His Own Man
# His Own Man

'The sky is the limit for him' – Payne's praise for rising star Doak

Oct 12th 2021, 8:59 AM 6,732 Views 10 Comments

The scrum-half has burst onto the scene, earning man of the match honours in Ulster’s wins over Zebre and Benetton

Thursday 7 October, 2021

Gilroy determined to 'light it up every time' as he closes in on 200 Ulster caps
# The Climb
# The Climb

Gilroy determined to 'light it up every time' as he closes in on 200 Ulster caps

Oct 7th 2021, 8:46 AM 3,252 Views 3 Comments

The 30-year-old is also slowly creeping up on the overall try-scoring record in the Celtic League under its various guises.

Tuesday 5 October, 2021

'There's no doubt he's got talent' - Doak backed to shine in Cooney's absence
# Stepping Up
# Stepping Up

'There's no doubt he's got talent' - Doak backed to shine in Cooney's absence

Oct 5th 2021, 8:03 AM 6,420 Views 16 Comments

The 19-year-old Ulster scrum-half has been handed some gametime as John Cooney rehabs a hamstring problem.

Saturday 2 October, 2021

Timoney and McIlroy on the double as Ulster hit Zebre for six
# Northern Light
# Northern Light

Timoney and McIlroy on the double as Ulster hit Zebre for six

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:46 PM 6,722 Views 4 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side pulled away in the second half in Italy.

Friday 1 October, 2021

From Durban to Belfast, via Wales and Magherafelt: Bradley Roberts' unique rise to the top
# Winding Path
# Winding Path

From Durban to Belfast, via Wales and Magherafelt: Bradley Roberts' unique rise to the top

Oct 1st 2021, 9:15 AM 5,381 Views 5 Comments

The South African hooker has quickly become a firm fan favourite at Kingspan Stadium.

Friday 24 September, 2021

Nine tries and two yellow cards as Ulster kick off with a bonus point win over Glasgow
# Suftum
# Suftum

Nine tries and two yellow cards as Ulster kick off with a bonus point win over Glasgow

Sep 24th 2021, 9:54 PM 10,167 Views 7 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men held on for victory in front of 15,000 fans at Kingspan Stadium.

'I’m still nowhere near where I want to be' - Hume determined not to be one-cap wonder
# Beginning
# Beginning

'I’m still nowhere near where I want to be' - Hume determined not to be one-cap wonder

Sep 24th 2021, 8:04 AM 6,915 Views 3 Comments

Ulster’s James Hume started in Ireland’s win over the United States in July.

Monday 20 September, 2021

'Bryn stuck his head into my office and said what about Duane Vermeulen? I said: yes, please!'
# Duane's World
# Duane's World

'Bryn stuck his head into my office and said what about Duane Vermeulen? I said: yes, please!'

Sep 20th 2021, 6:57 PM 9,595 Views 7 Comments

Dan McFarland on the newest addition to his Ulster squad.

'Exciting' Baloucoune will continue to improve for province and country, says Andrew Trimble
# Wing Man
# Wing Man

'Exciting' Baloucoune will continue to improve for province and country, says Andrew Trimble

Sep 20th 2021, 9:42 AM 5,096 Views 9 Comments

The Ulster wing will get his season up and running against Glasgow Warriors at Kingspan Stadium this week.

Saturday 18 September, 2021

'I don’t care what it looks like, a trophy is what this squad needs'
# Want
# Want

'I don’t care what it looks like, a trophy is what this squad needs'

Sep 18th 2021, 9:30 PM 31,579 Views 8 Comments

Jordi Murphy lays out his idea of a successful season for Ulster, who will be greatly boosted by the arrival of Duane Vermeulen.

Friday 17 September, 2021

'Marquee signing' Vermeulen will have big Ulster impact, says Ferris
# Coup
# Coup

'Marquee signing' Vermeulen will have big Ulster impact, says Ferris

Sep 17th 2021, 8:16 AM 5,701 Views 3 Comments

The arrival of the South African icon is a huge boost to the northern province.

Thursday 9 September, 2021

Ulster hammer Saracens to end pre-season on a high
# Suftum
# Suftum

Ulster hammer Saracens to end pre-season on a high

Sep 9th 2021, 7:28 PM 12,783 Views 13 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side recorded a 33-3 win in London.

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