# Brian McLaughlin

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# Rock On
Molloy and McLoughlin tries give Rockwell safe passage to Munster Schools final
While in Connacht, Summerhill claimed a narrow win over Sligo Grammar to set up a final clash with Garbally.
# Pro12
Engage: Mark Anscombe and Eric Elwood look ahead to Ulster v Connacht
The affable Kiwi and his passionate counterpart are expecting a fierce contest at Ravenhill this evening.
# glory hunting
Stephen Ferris: Bloody good Ulster need to play with a bit more swagger
The flanker believes his team has all the necessary components to win the Heineken Cup this season.
# expert view
Opinion: Sean O'Brien could be ruined by persistence with No 7 role
One former Leinster player reckons Joe Schmidt got it right yesterday but tweaks are needed with his team in the future.
# HCup
We're not satisfied yet, admits triumphant O'Driscoll
“We talked about not being content with that and trying to create some sort of dynasty,” said the Ireland skipper.
# Heineken Cup
Heineken Cup 2012: Stage set for an unmissable final act
London is consumed by giddy expectation ahead of a mouthwatering all-Ireland clash, writes Niall Kelly from the English capital.
# game of inches
Three key battles that will decide the Heineken Cup final
It’s going to be tight and very, very tough when Leinster meet Ulster in London.
# London Calling
Open thread: How do you see the Heineken Cup final faring out?
It’s the biggest ever inter-provincial game, we think you should have your say.
# London Calling
Heineken Cup preview: Twickenham braced for 'all-Ireland' final
Leinster and Ulster have reached the final by very different routes but the northern province are out to upset the odds.
# HCup
Joe Schmidt names Leinster team to face Ulster in Heineken Cup decider
Chill out Leinster fans, ’50-50′ shot Bran O’Driscoll will start.
# HCup
Heineken Cup: No surprises in Ulster XV
John Afoa and and Chris Henry return to the pack, Paddy Jackson gets the nod to start at number 10.
# spirit of '99
The last time: Memories of Ulster's Heineken Cup triumph
“It was just good craic, getting in amongst it and sorting them out.”
Brad Thorn eyeing historic world rugby treble with victory in London
The Kiwi lock could become the first player to win the Rugby World Cup, Heineken Cup and Super Rugby titles.
# pivotal
Getting the Hump: Bell insists fly-half jersey is still up for grabs
Ulster must choose between youthful strength and experienced flair in the Heineken Cup final.
# Crunch time
Where the Heineken Cup final will be won and lost...
It’s Ulster and Leinster in the biggest game in European rugby. Here’s what’ll decide it in London, according to Tom Fox.
# Heineken Cup
Henry gets Heineken Cup green light
The flanker has been included in Ulster’s extended squad to face Leinster on Saturday.
# Black on GReen
Influx of Kiwis to the provinces but where are the Irish coaches?
When Rob Penney touches down in Shannon and Mark Anscombe takes over at Ravenhill, three of the four provinces will be led by New Zealanders.
# Pro12
Ulster without key three for Saturday's trip to Thomond
Stephen Ferris, Rory Best and Chris Henry are all unavailable for Ulster’s final Pro12 game of the season.
# Showdown
Magnificent Kearney sets up Heineken Cup clash of the Irish
Leinster coach Joe Schmidt revealed that Jonny Sexton set the tone at half-time before his side went on to win 19-15.
# Springboks
Analysis: South African trio make the difference for Ulster
The flawless kicking of Ruan Pienaar and ferocious tackling from Pedrie Wannenburg and Johann Muller were too much for Edinburgh.
# out of 10
Player ratings: We mark the Ulster players out of 10
After a barnstorming start from both sides, it became a grind but Ulster upped the ante to secure a famous win.
# Jackson 4
Got the Hump? Four reasons Ulster chose Jackson
Ian Humphreys’ relegation to the bench was, at first glance, a puzzler. Here’s why Brian McLaughlin took the chance.
# expectation
Heineken Cup: McLaughlin calls for Ulster 'perspective'
Brian McLaughlin has gratefully accepted the ‘favourites’ tag, but warned his players that anything less than their full potential will not be good enough.
# battle cry
Ready: Muller hails training ground intensity
The South African says that Ulster are by no means taking Edinburgh for granted, but they will be fully ‘ready to fire’ at the Aviva on Saturday.
# Banned
Tipping point: Afoa banned for Heineken Cup semi
Ulster tight-head John Afoa has been handed a four week ban for his dangerous tackle on Felix Jones.
# Fab Four
Analysis: Who has the right to call themselves Heineken Cup favourites?
Ulster will feel like they’ve got the final in clear sight, writes Patrick McCarry, while Leinster travel to Bordeaux to take on a star-studded Clermont Auvergne
# Reaction
Ferris credits 'outstanding' defence as Ulster take next step
“To put out a statement to European rugby, we had to come down here and get a win.”
# Boost
Fighting fit: Ferris gets the nod for Heineken Cup clash
The flanker has been given the all-clear for Sunday’s quarter-final meeting between Ulster and Munster at Thomond Park.
# Uh oh
Ulster 'worried' about Ferris ankle injury
A scan has revealed significant ligament and muscle damage which could rule Stephen Ferris out of Sunday’s Heineken Cup quarter-final against Munster.
Ulster v Aironi, RaboDirect PRO12 2012
Could Ulster overcome this potential banana skin? Revisit the action here.
# Pro12
Injured pair return for Ulster's Treviso test
Brian McLaughlin will be able to call on captain Johann Muller and centre Darren Cave for Saturday’s trip to Italy.
# new man
Confirmed – Ulster appoint Mark Anscombe as head coach
The 54-year-old Kiwi has agreed a two-year deal to replace Brian McLoughlin at the end of the season.
# On the Move
Outbound: Ian Whitten agrees move to Exeter
The centre will leave Ulster at the end of the season having signed a two-year contract with the Exeter Chiefs.
Ulster v Edinburgh, Pro12
We went minute-by-minute for one of those magic Friday nights in Ravenhill. There is also news of Leinster and Connacht.
# On the move?
Ulster look to replace McLaughlin - reports
Reports this morning indicate that Ulster coach Brian McLaughlin will not be offered a new deal when his contract expires in May.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Tuesday
There’s plenty going on in the world of sport this morning – and that’s before we even get to the inevitable deadline day helicopter rides. Here’s the latest.
# Heineken Cup
A little respect: Munster and Ulster tread carefully around European clash
“They’re a side that never goes away, that always gets a win somehow,” Ulster captain Johann Muller says as he looks forward to April’s Heineken Cup showdown.
# Fighting Talk
'Evolving' Ulster will make life difficult, warns Rougerie
Captain Aurélien Rougerie knows that Clermont Auvergne will have to be at their best for Saturday’s crunch Heineken Cup meeting with Ulster.
# Pro12
Pro12 team news: Big guns return for Ulster's trip to Scotland
Andrew Trimble, Stephen Ferris, Tom Court and Rory Best will all start for Ulster against Edinburgh tomorrow evening.
# Line-up
Pro12 team news: All change for Ulster ahead of Munster test
Both Brian McLaughlin and Tony McGahan have named vastly changed sides for tomorrow’s inter-provincial clash at Ravenhill.