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# ulster-rugby - Friday 5 April, 2019

Disappointing Ulster blown away by rampant Glasgow

Dan McFarland’s side now face a must-win game against Edinburgh next weekend after a heavy defeat at Scotstoun tonight.

Marshall ready to make big impact for Ulster after enduring 'tough times'

The centre makes his first start in 10 months tonight against Glasgow Warriors.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'We need to get away from the days of signing bit-part players from other teams' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'We need to get away from the days of signing bit-part players from other teams'

Rory Best has described the acquisition of Jack McGrath as a statement signing from Ulster.

Marshall starts as Ulster name strong team for Glasgow assignment

The northern province make five changes from last week’s agonising European defeat to Leinster.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

On-loan Nagle enjoying a new lease of life at Ulster

The second row has enjoyed consistent game time since moving north on loan in November.

Indecisive Best set for Ulster talks to 'see where everyone's head is at'

The Ireland captain will sit down with Dan McFarland and Bryn Cunningham to finalise his future in the next two weeks.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'Jacob came up to me to apologise and said 'I want to speak in the changing room''

Rory Best has backed Jacob Stockdale to become a better player for his chastening experience at the weekend.

Best delivers good news on ankle injury as he targets end-of-season return

‘I still hope to play again for Ulster this season, which is important for me.’

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Leinster edge Ulster in thriller to keep Champions Cup defence on track

Leo Cullen’s side were pushed every inch of the way by their northern rivals in a rip-roaring quarter-final tie in Dublin.

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Champions Cup quarter-final

We went minute-by-minute for what proved to be an epic inter-pro clash in the Aviva Stadium.

Ulster take aim at holders Leinster in all-Irish Champions Cup showdown

The two provinces go head-to-head in this evening’s sold-out European quarter-final at the Aviva Stadium.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 29 March, 2019

Leinster take no risks with Sexton after out-half pulls up with 'leg niggle'

Sexton has not played for the province since December and has been ruled out of tomorrow’s European quarter-final.

'It sort of justifies coming over here': Burns relishing Sexton battle

The Ulster out-half has grown into his role at the northern province ahead of Saturday’s Champions Cup quarter-final against Leinster.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

'We have to be better, we have to be pushing on, we need to want it more'

Jack Conan is back in blue and ready for the challenge of Ulster this weekend.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 25 March, 2019

Ulster rearing to go for 'brilliant challenge' of Leinster despite injuries and errors

Head coach Dan McFarland admitted ‘it looked like’ Ulster had three weeks off before their win over the Kings.

Luckless Van der Flier set to miss rest of the season after groin surgery

The Leinster flanker faces another extended period on the sidelines.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Ulster tune up for Champions Cup derby with bonus-point win over Kings

Ulster go second in Conference B with victory at Ravenhill.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Injury concerns mount for Ulster ahead of Champions Cup quarter-final

Iain Henderson is a major doubt, while Will Addison and Craig Gilroy are set to miss next weekend’s showdown with Leinster.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'My wife was due three weeks later. I had to be able to drive her to hospital and hold my child'

Three months into retirement, Chris Henry sits down with The42 to reflect on his career with Ulster and Ireland.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'I went into that final thinking nothing could stop us': Simon Mason on Ulster, Ireland regrets and identity

The former full-back and goal kicker extraordinaire looks back on a famous Heineken Cup win 20 years ago.

Ulster continue push for play-off spot with bonus-point victory at Dragons

In horrendous conditions, the northern province ran in four tries in what was a comfortable but crucial win.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 1 March, 2019

Jordi Murphy starts as Ulster shuffle half-back pairing once more for Dragons trip

Sean Reidy will make his 100th appearance for the northern province at Rodney Parade.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 22 February, 2019

Cave edges closer to caps record as Ulster name new half-back partnership for Zebre

Dave Shanahan and Peter Nelson will line out at scrum-half and out-half respectively.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'Great examples of players who seized their opportunities' - Ulster award contracts to academy trio

Eric O’Sullivan, Michael Lowry and James Hume have all secured their first senior deals with the province.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 18 February, 2019

Connacht's late late show, Ulster and Munster's shut-outs, and Deegan on the double for Leinster Pro14 Highlights This post contains videos

Connacht's late late show, Ulster and Munster's shut-outs, and Deegan on the double for Leinster

Featuring a bonus highlight as TG4 go behind the curtain for Nigel Owens’ pre-game chats with both Connacht and the Cheetahs.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Springbok back row Coetzee commits his future to Ulster with new three-year deal

The 27-year-old has put his injury nightmare behind him this season.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

'I'm really not too sure what the future holds': Ulster's Cave considers next move

The 31-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Zebo happy to take a stand to show racism is not acceptable in any walk of life

‘I’d be bulletproof with that stuff but it was important to not just accept it.’

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 27 January, 2019

'Joe told me he hadn't seen enough of me. I knew I needed to move'

Now very much an adopted Ulsterman, Jordi Murphy hopes his big-game performances for the province will get him into the Ireland team.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 25 January, 2019

Ulster snatch last-gasp draw to break Benetton hearts in Belfast

A penalty try at the death rescued Dan McFarland’s side at Kingspan Stadium.

Here are the quarter-final fixture details for the Irish sides in European knockout rugby action

Connacht play on Friday 29 March with Munster, Leinster and Ulster all in action on the Saturday.

Two years after lining out in Ulster Schools' Cup, Lowry on hunt for Champions Cup semi-final spot

‘It’s a remarkable achievement,’ says Ulster young gun Michael Lowry.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Nagle in the back row as Ulster gear up for crucial Pro14 clash

The northern province face Benetton in Belfast on Friday night.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 21 January, 2019

Murphy relishing the chance to 'go home and play Leinster, my boyhood club'

The Ulster back row will face his former club in the Champions Cup quarter-final.

Ford: Irish dominance in Europe will have no bearing on Six Nations clash

The Leicester Tigers out-half is ready for the challenge of facing Joe Schmidt’s Ireland in Dublin.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 20 January, 2019

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

We look back on a busy few days of sport.

All-Ireland derby at the Aviva Stadium as Champions Cup quarters confirmed

Munster, meanwhile, face an away trip to Edinburgh.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 19 January, 2019

McCloskey and Ulster look to take the next step in Europe

Dan McFarland’s side face Leicester Tigers later bidding to reach the knockout stages for the first time in five years.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 14 January, 2019

Concern for Ulster as half-back pair doubts for Leicester trip

The loss of John Cooney and Billy Burns would be a blow for the northern province.

'We have to create our own legacy': Best unmoved by the spirit of '99 and focused on Ulster's present

Approaching the 20th anniversary of Ulster’s European title, Best doesn’t want the current crop to remain empty-handed when the next big gathering rolls around.