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#Ulster

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Arrival of head coach McFarland 'the last piece of the jigsaw' for Ulster

There is renewed optimism around the northern province as they look to put a difficult year behind them.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Dan McFarland given green light to take over as Ulster head coach

An agreement has been reached between the Scottish Rugby Union and the IRFU to release the 46-year-old from his current position.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 18 August, 2018

17-year-old winger Sexton makes his debut as Ulster slip to pre-season defeat

Gloucester’s power up-front proved crucial in this evening’s friendly at Kingspan Stadium.

Connacht stun Leinster with late comeback at inaugural U18 festival

Munster joined the western province at the top of the table with a comfortable win over Ulster at UL.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 13 August, 2018

Big blow for Ulster as injury lay-off for Jacob Stockdale is confirmed

The Six Nations record-breaker looks set to be sidelined until October after sustaining a hamstring injury.

'You’ve got to be realistic. When you play rugby, your career can end at any time'

Ulster and Ireland centre Luke Marshall is philosophical about the injury that will keep him out of action until the spring.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 6 August, 2018

Australia international Henry Speight joins Ulster on short-term deal

The 19-Test Wallabies international can play across the back three.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 9 July, 2018

Irish-qualified outhalf to join Ulster from Gloucester

Billy Burns will join the province this summer on a two-year contract.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Ex-Ireland U20s second row earns Ulster contract after impressing in AIL

Alex Thompson had a standout season with Terenure.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Dunleavy hopes to be Donegal rugby trailblazer after exposure on world stage

The blindside wasn’t on the radar of Ireland age grade squads until making his mark in Noel McNamara’s U20s.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Ex-Ulster boss Gibbes to join French side La Rochelle in November

Gibbes previously worked in France with Clermont Auvergne as forwards coach.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 28 May, 2018

Jared Payne to take up coaching position with Ulster after head injury forces retirement

The 32-year-old will travel with Ireland on their tour to Australia to work with the national coaches as part of his development.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 21 May, 2018

Best: 'The future is extremely bright for Ulster Rugby'

The Ireland captain has penned an open letter to the province’s supporters.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 19 May, 2018

'I'd love to leave this club knowing they'll be staying in top-level European rugby'

All Black Charles Piutau plays his final Ulster game in tomorrow’s crucial play-off against Ospreys in Belfast.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 18 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Court hears Paddy Jackson has paid 'an enormous price' despite rape acquittal Legal Aid

Court hears Paddy Jackson has paid 'an enormous price' despite rape acquittal

As an application was made at Belfast Crown Court to award Jackson his legal costs following the ‘not guilty’.

Best and Henderson ruled out of Champions Cup play-off as potential debutant makes Ulster bench

Former Leinsterman and Ireland U20 could make his first senior appearance off the bench.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'I looked up and the side of my face dropped. I had lost all of my speech' Uplifting This post contains videos

'I looked up and the side of my face dropped. I had lost all of my speech'

Ulster back row Chris Henry gives a fascinating interview about the loss of loved ones, a major health scare and why he feels ‘very lucky’.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 4 May, 2018

Diack to return to South Africa at end of the season after 10 years with Ulster

‘It is now time for us to head back to our family and friends in South Africa and start the next chapter of our lives.’

# ulster-rugby - Monday 30 April, 2018

Muldoon's perfect send-off, Ulster's near miss and all of the weekend's Pro14 highlights Catch Up This post contains videos

Muldoon's perfect send-off, Ulster's near miss and all of the weekend's Pro14 highlights

Here’s all the action you may have missed, or just want to watch again.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Van Graan admits it will be 'mentally very difficult' to get Munster up for Pro14 challenge

Munster have only lifted the league crown once following defeat in the European semis.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 19 April, 2018

After three Ireland caps and 204 club appearances, Ulster scrum-half announces retirement

Paul Marshall will hang up his boots at the end of the current season.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 7 in 10 people think the IRFU was right to sack Jackson and Olding Ulster Rape Trial

Nearly 7 in 10 people think the IRFU was right to sack Jackson and Olding

The pair had their rugby contracts revoked in the wake of their acquittal on charges of rape.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 16 April, 2018

'A lot of supporters will not renew their season tickets. Ulster need to explain their decision'

Former out-half Paddy Wallace says Ulster’s decision to sever ties with Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding was commercially driven.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 14 April, 2018

IRFU and Ulster 'revoke contracts' of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding

Jackson says he is ‘deeply disappointed’ by the decision.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 13 April, 2018

Stockdale seals drab Ulster win on night of protests at Kingspan Stadium

A game low on entertainment delivered a second win on the trot for Ulster.

'I was wondering if I was going to ever experience that winning feeling again'

Tommy Bowe faces his former club tonight in what could be one of the final acts of his glittering career.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'The door is not completely shut': No more slip-ups as Ulster bid to save faltering season

Jono Gibbes has urged his players to build on last week’s win in Edinburgh.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Ulster lose South African prop for late Pro14 playoff push

Wiehahn Herbst will miss the remainder of the season.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'If we are fighting for a chance going into the last game, then it is exciting at least'

Bonus-point win in Edinburgh gives Ulster renewed hope of playoff place.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 6 April, 2018

Ulster lift the gloom with big bonus-point win over play-off rivals Edinburgh

Three first-half tries paved the way for the province’s first win in four games.

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Jackson: 'I will always regret the events of that evening' Rugby Rape Trial

Paddy Jackson: 'I will always regret the events of that evening'

Jackson’s statement comes over a week after he was acquitted of the rape and sexual assault of a woman.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Pro14 confirm kick-off times for end-of-season inter-pros

The provincial derbies will be shown back-to-back on TG4.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ulster and Ireland's Craig Gilroy unavailable for selection amid internal review Craig Gilroy

Ulster and Ireland's Craig Gilroy unavailable for selection amid internal review

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding are also subject to similar reviews by rugby officials.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 30 March, 2018

Sale announce departure of Irish-qualified centre to Ulster

Will Addison, who represented England at U20 level, is moving to the northern province next season.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 26 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A woman is entitled to say no': Jury hears more closing remarks from judge in rugby rape trial Belfast

'A woman is entitled to say no': Jury hears more closing remarks from judge in rugby rape trial

Judge Patricia Smyth also said the witnesses’ lapses in memory may be down to alcohol consumption.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'It felt a lot worse than the scoreboard suggested' - Gibbes disgruntled with Cardiff defeat

Ulster suffered a bruising 35-17 away defeat to Cardiff at the Arms Park last night.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 24 March, 2018

International stars can't stop Cardiff landing crushing blow to Ulster's play-off hopes

Jono Gibbes’ men are getting sucked into a race for fourth place in Conference B.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 23 March, 2018

Grand Slam heroes Henderson and Stockdale both return as Ulster make trip to Cardiff

Ulster have been bolstered by the return of Iain Henderson and Jacob Stockdale as they take on Cardiff Blues tomorrow afternoon.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Grand Slam success will leave All Blacks wary of the threat that Ireland pose

Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes believes the All Blacks will be looking anxiously over their shoulders.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Struggling Ulster set to be boosted by return of Ireland duo this weekend

Jacob Stockdale and Iain Henderson could feature against Cardiff Blues.