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Thursday 7 January, 2021

'We have to go down and fire our shot, regardless of how good they are'
# Friday Night Rugby
# Friday Night Rugby

'We have to go down and fire our shot, regardless of how good they are'

Jan 7th 2021, 8:38 AM 7,408 Views 0 Comments

Matty Rea and Ulster are ready for a high-stakes clash against Leinster on Friday evening.

Monday 4 January, 2021

'A huge battle' - Munster eager to shake off Ulster defeat as Connacht showdown looms
# Irish Derby
# Irish Derby

'A huge battle' - Munster eager to shake off Ulster defeat as Connacht showdown looms

Jan 4th 2021, 7:15 AM 7,292 Views 16 Comments

Another crucial inter-pro derby awaits Johann van Graan’s side this weekend.

Sunday 3 January, 2021

'Are we a better team than Leinster? Are we good enough? We can do it, definitely'
# Northern Lights
# Northern Lights

'Are we a better team than Leinster? Are we good enough? We can do it, definitely'

Updated Jan 3rd 2021, 5:00 PM 28,524 Views 16 Comments

Dan McFarland and Ulster’s attention switched to the RDS immediately after last night’s win over Munster.

Saturday 2 January, 2021

Ulster sustain streak with drab inter-pro win over Munster
# 10 Out Of 10
# 10 Out Of 10

Ulster sustain streak with drab inter-pro win over Munster

Jan 2nd 2021, 7:23 PM 31,778 Views 72 Comments

Ulster scored two first-half tries, but were unable to build their way to a bonus point. Instead, Munster grabbed a late losing bonus.

Thursday 24 December, 2020

'Whatever happens, happens' - Ulster's Kiwi winger relaxed with future plans up in the air
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

'Whatever happens, happens' - Ulster's Kiwi winger relaxed with future plans up in the air

Dec 24th 2020, 9:30 AM 11,271 Views 9 Comments

Matt Faddes: ‘I’ve turned off social media and I’m not looking at what’s going on in New Zealand.’

Wednesday 23 December, 2020

McFarland defends Ulster form after Ferris questions province's quality
# Woes
# Woes

McFarland defends Ulster form after Ferris questions province's quality

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:05 AM 7,599 Views 18 Comments

Ulster have had suffered two defeats in the Champions Cup over the past fortnight.

Monday 21 December, 2020

'It's probably as dark a changing room as I've been in. A lot of soul searching is needed'
# Ulster
# Ulster

'It's probably as dark a changing room as I've been in. A lot of soul searching is needed'

Dec 21st 2020, 7:30 AM 8,425 Views 3 Comments

Billy Burns shares his side’s disappointment after their gut-wrenching Champions Cup exit.

Saturday 19 December, 2020

Ulster blow lead and bow out after 9-try thriller in Gloucester
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Ulster blow lead and bow out after 9-try thriller in Gloucester

Dec 19th 2020, 6:08 PM 10,998 Views 13 Comments

George Barton’s try on the last play of the game consigned Ulster to back-to-back defeats in Europe.

McCloskey a key man in all aspects as Ulster look for crucial away win
# Suftum
# Suftum

McCloskey a key man in all aspects as Ulster look for crucial away win

Dec 19th 2020, 8:30 AM 2,487 Views 2 Comments

The English side have brought back most of their frontliners for the clash at Kingsholm.

Friday 18 December, 2020

'It's been my ambition for a long time and to get out there was awesome'
# Top Of The Props
# Top Of The Props

'It's been my ambition for a long time and to get out there was awesome'

Dec 18th 2020, 7:05 AM 8,350 Views 5 Comments

It has been ‘a crazy month’ for 25-year-old Ulster and Ireland loosehead prop Eric O’Sullivan.

Tuesday 15 December, 2020

'Can I visualise myself here in the long term? I can, yes' - Ulster boss McFarland
# Contract
# Contract

'Can I visualise myself here in the long term? I can, yes' - Ulster boss McFarland

Dec 15th 2020, 9:37 AM 4,096 Views 4 Comments

The Ulster head coach’s contract is due to expire at the end of the season.

Monday 14 December, 2020

Knee injury to keep Ulster captain Henderson out until Six Nations
# Lock Out
# Lock Out

Knee injury to keep Ulster captain Henderson out until Six Nations

Dec 14th 2020, 6:15 PM 5,217 Views 12 Comments

The second row’s injury is major blow for Ulster in their Champions Cup pool campaign.

Saturday 12 December, 2020

'We've lost at home - that's not something we're used to. I'm really frustrated'
# Regrets
# Regrets

'We've lost at home - that's not something we're used to. I'm really frustrated'

Dec 12th 2020, 9:33 AM 9,479 Views 12 Comments

After losing for the first time this season, Ulster are already behind the eight ball in terms of making the knock-out stages of the Champions Cup.

Friday 11 December, 2020

Kolbe and Dupont shine as Toulouse beat Ulster in a thriller
# Ulster
# Ulster

Kolbe and Dupont shine as Toulouse beat Ulster in a thriller

Dec 11th 2020, 10:05 PM 28,362 Views 25 Comments

South African winger scores two tries on a night when Ulster cough up a 12-0 first-half lead.

Sunday 22 November, 2020

Ulster overcome Marshall blow, two yellows and late Scarlets fightback to record another bonus-point win
# Unbeaten
# Unbeaten

Ulster overcome Marshall blow, two yellows and late Scarlets fightback to record another bonus-point win

Nov 22nd 2020, 10:09 PM 10,149 Views 8 Comments

The centre was carted off early with what appeared to be a knee injury, but Ulster motored on with their impressive start to the season.

Monday 9 November, 2020

Ulster storm past Glasgow with a bonus point to post fifth straight win
# On A Roll
# On A Roll

Ulster storm past Glasgow with a bonus point to post fifth straight win

Nov 9th 2020, 10:34 PM 9,800 Views 19 Comments

Sean Reidy and John Cooney starred as Ulster showed a ruthless streak against the Scots.

Sunday 25 October, 2020

Superb first half sends Reidy-inspired Ulster to bonus-point win over Dragons
# Tale Of Two Halves
# Tale Of Two Halves

Superb first half sends Reidy-inspired Ulster to bonus-point win over Dragons

Oct 25th 2020, 5:19 PM 8,343 Views 16 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men were far poorer in the second half but got the job done.

Friday 2 October, 2020

Young guns impress as Ulster kick off season with win over Benetton
# Italian Job
# Italian Job

Young guns impress as Ulster kick off season with win over Benetton

Oct 2nd 2020, 10:55 PM 8,879 Views 14 Comments

An imperfect Ulster performance nonetheless yielded five tries at the Kingspan Stadium.

Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Improvement is measured in wins: McFarland's Ulster out to mark progress with knockout statement
# Deja Vu
# Deja Vu

Improvement is measured in wins: McFarland's Ulster out to mark progress with knockout statement

Sep 2nd 2020, 7:30 AM 2,713 Views 3 Comments

Ulster find themselves in a strikingly similar position to where they were last year as they aim to rubber-stamp their development on Saturday in Edinburgh.

Wednesday 4 March, 2020

No Belfast school in the final for first time in 26 years, as Wallace High prevail
# Unusual
# Unusual

No Belfast school in the final for first time in 26 years, as Wallace High prevail

Mar 4th 2020, 4:51 PM 6,711 Views 15 Comments

They set up a showdown with Royal School Armagh after overcoming Methodist College.

Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Faloon's Armagh stage thrilling comeback to see off RBAI in Ulster Schools Cup semi
# Schools Rugby
# Schools Rugby

Faloon's Armagh stage thrilling comeback to see off RBAI in Ulster Schools Cup semi

Mar 3rd 2020, 4:21 PM 4,058 Views 3 Comments

They await the winners of tomorrow’s semi-final between Wallace and Methody.

Tuesday 25 February, 2020

'I backed myself to come here because I saw an opportunity' - Ulster's Johnston finding feet after Munster switch
# Fits The Bill
# Fits The Bill

'I backed myself to come here because I saw an opportunity' - Ulster's Johnston finding feet after Munster switch

Feb 25th 2020, 8:07 AM 7,796 Views 20 Comments

After a somewhat frustrating start at the northern province, the Tipperary man believes there are better times over the horizon.

Saturday 22 February, 2020

No winning Belfast return for Pienaar as Ulster claim victory over Cheetahs
# Home Comforts
# Home Comforts

No winning Belfast return for Pienaar as Ulster claim victory over Cheetahs

Feb 22nd 2020, 9:59 PM 10,957 Views 6 Comments

Tries from Ireland prop Tom O’Toole and winger Robert Baloucoune sent Ulster ten points clear of the Cheetahs.

Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'We do miss everyone here, we miss Belfast' - Pienaar speaks out ahead of return with Cheetahs
# Return To Ravenhill
# Return To Ravenhill

'We do miss everyone here, we miss Belfast' - Pienaar speaks out ahead of return with Cheetahs

Feb 19th 2020, 6:50 AM 7,623 Views 10 Comments

The scrum-half speaks to The42 ahead of the Pro14 clash between sides old and new.

Wednesday 12 February, 2020

No snow days or viral videos as McFarland revs Ulster up for Pro14
# Growth Mindset
# Growth Mindset

No snow days or viral videos as McFarland revs Ulster up for Pro14

Feb 12th 2020, 8:17 AM 4,743 Views 1 Comment

The Ulster head coach is pushing for growth rather than targets as his side ramp up a challenge in two tournaments.

Saturday 11 January, 2020

Ulster's wait for European quarter-final spot goes on as they fall short in Clermont's sizzling second half
# French Connection
# French Connection

Ulster's wait for European quarter-final spot goes on as they fall short in Clermont's sizzling second half

Jan 11th 2020, 3:11 PM 13,823 Views 16 Comments

The hosts turned on the style as tries from Alivereti Raka and George Moala led the comeback.

'It's a buzz that I find infectious and absolutely loved from minute one against Leicester last year'
# Pool Decider
# Pool Decider

'It's a buzz that I find infectious and absolutely loved from minute one against Leicester last year'

Jan 11th 2020, 6:30 AM 4,127 Views 6 Comments

Will Addison and Ulster are going to Clermont in expectation, not in hope.

Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Ulster's Matty Rea ready to test himself against the man 'we all aspire to be'
# Rea Of Hope
# Rea Of Hope

Ulster's Matty Rea ready to test himself against the man 'we all aspire to be'

Jan 1st 2020, 12:01 PM 12,394 Views 25 Comments

After a tough 2018-19 campaign, Rea has become an integral part of Ulster’s back-row picture this season.

Saturday 28 December, 2019

'We burnt a lot of fuel there for no reward' - Friend rues Connacht's missed opportunities
# Regrets
# Regrets

'We burnt a lot of fuel there for no reward' - Friend rues Connacht's missed opportunities

Dec 28th 2019, 1:33 PM 5,987 Views 12 Comments

Ulster came out on top in the interpro showdown.

Dan McFarland takes home comfort as Ulster reflect on unbeaten 2019 in Belfast
# Fortress
# Fortress

Dan McFarland takes home comfort as Ulster reflect on unbeaten 2019 in Belfast

Dec 28th 2019, 10:31 AM 4,511 Views 14 Comments

The northern province have not lost a game at Kingspan Stadium since October 2018.

Friday 27 December, 2019

5 tries for Ulster as they storm past Connacht to claim impressive win

5 tries for Ulster as they storm past Connacht to claim impressive win

Dec 27th 2019, 10:09 PM 24,433 Views 32 Comments

The home side bounced back superbly from their defeat to Leinster last weekend.

'Last year was tough at times, especially with the injury I had'
# Recovery
# Recovery

'Last year was tough at times, especially with the injury I had'

Dec 27th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,161 Views 7 Comments

Craig Gilroy is glad to have shaken off injury and is enjoying his new role as the elder statesman of Ulster’s back-line.

Wednesday 18 December, 2019

'I'm loving feeling that kind of pain, knowing that this is only going to get better and better'
# Tom's Time
# Tom's Time

'I'm loving feeling that kind of pain, knowing that this is only going to get better and better'

Dec 18th 2019, 11:03 AM 8,472 Views 10 Comments

It has been a big week for young Ulster prop Tom O’Toole.

Friday 13 December, 2019

Fresh perspective keeping Billy Burns on upward curve with Ulster
# Playmaker
# Playmaker

Fresh perspective keeping Billy Burns on upward curve with Ulster

Dec 13th 2019, 10:29 AM 3,865 Views 2 Comments

Ulster’s 10 is playing a huge role in the province’s form under Dan McFarland.

Sunday 8 December, 2019

Ulster boss McFarland: 'I wouldn't consider us a top-eight team. We're definitely not there yet'
# Suftum
# Suftum

Ulster boss McFarland: 'I wouldn't consider us a top-eight team. We're definitely not there yet'

Dec 8th 2019, 4:03 PM 5,418 Views 13 Comments

The head coach doesn’t see Ulster as one of Europe’s top-eight teams despite their promising position to qualify for the quarter-finals.

Saturday 7 December, 2019

Cooney the hero as Ulster seal dramatic late victory
# Resilience
# Resilience

Cooney the hero as Ulster seal dramatic late victory

Dec 7th 2019, 5:45 PM 12,580 Views 21 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men remain unbeaten in Europe and retake top spot in Pool Three of the Heineken Champions Cup.

Stockdale determined to 'work his arse off' through try-scoring drought
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Stockdale determined to 'work his arse off' through try-scoring drought

Dec 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 5,019 Views 7 Comments

The brilliant wing has not crossed the try-line for Ulster since January.

Friday 6 December, 2019

In-house criticism and The Obstacle guiding John Cooney to peak form
# Cloud 9
# Cloud 9

In-house criticism and The Obstacle guiding John Cooney to peak form

Dec 6th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,094 Views 8 Comments

The Ulster scrum-half has been among the stand-out performers in the opening rounds of Europe.

Friday 29 November, 2019

Strong first half sets Ulster on path to victory over Scarlets
# Winner Alright
# Winner Alright

Strong first half sets Ulster on path to victory over Scarlets

Nov 29th 2019, 10:22 PM 9,083 Views 9 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side crossed for five tries, four of which came in the opening 30 minutes.

Thursday 21 November, 2019

'Just when you think you have got it, a simple mistake like that can come back to you'
# Away Days
# Away Days

'Just when you think you have got it, a simple mistake like that can come back to you'

Nov 21st 2019, 7:54 AM 6,258 Views 7 Comments

Marcell Coetzee hailed Ulster team-mate Jacob Stockdale after a priceless away win in their opening Champions Cup game.

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