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# ulster - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Ulster's Coetzee returns to Springboks 23 for first time in four years

The powerful back row has been named on the bench for Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash with Australia.

Cullen's Leinster to open Pro14 title defence with a trip to Italy

Competiton organisers have confirmed dates and kick-off times all the way up to round 20.

Front row blow for Ulster as Milasinovich sidelined for 9 months

The Irish-qualified, South African born prop suffered a torn ACL in training with his new club.

# ulster - Monday 24 June, 2019

How do the champions and beaten finalists shape up after the 2019 provincial action?

The Munster, Ulster and Leinster titles were handed out over the weekend.

# ulster - Saturday 22 June, 2019

'I turned around and I think I was hit by a herd of buffalo, I never seen a pitch fill up as quick'

Mickey Graham on Ulster final challenges for Cavan, past and present.

# ulster - Friday 21 June, 2019

The McHugh factor in Cavan, phenomenal McBrearty and the balance of half-back play for Donegal

Ryan McHugh is no stranger to Cavan’s Ulster final days.

# ulster - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Champions Cup draw pits Munster against Saracens and Racing 92

Beaten finalists Leinster will go up against Lyon, Northampton and Benetton.

# ulster - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Five-goal Armagh power into Ulster final as holders Donegal and Cavan to do battle for second berth

A busy weekend of ladies football action in the northern province.

# ulster - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

'It was like the House of Commons': Ulster dressing room ensured Stockdale moved beyond blip

One corner of the Aviva Stadium witnessed the peak and trough of Jacob Stockdale’s career.

# ulster - Friday 24 May, 2019

Cavanagh in as Mickey Harte makes one change to Tyrone side to face Antrim

Armagh’s Athletic Grounds plays host to tomorrow evening’s Ulster SFC quarter-final.

# ulster - Monday 20 May, 2019

Relive the action as Leinster triumph over Munster and Ulster well beaten to Pro14 final Highlights This post contains videos

Relive the action as Leinster triumph over Munster and Ulster well beaten to Pro14 final

Leinster and Glasgow face off in Saturday’s decider at Celtic Park.

# ulster - Saturday 18 May, 2019

'I'm not sure even our best performance would have won. That's the best I've seen Glasgow play this year'

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland admits that his charges were simply defeated by a superior side in their Pro14 semi-final.

# ulster - Friday 17 May, 2019

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Ulster, Pro14 semi-final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Ulster, Pro14 semi-final

We followed all the action from Scotstoun.

Ulster make late change for Glasgow semi-final as Baloucoune withdraws and Stockdale moves to wing

Michael Lowry will now start at fullback for tonight’s knockout tie in Scotstoun.

# ulster - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'We could be on our sun loungers, but we’re playing play-off rugby' - McFarland eager for semi-final

Ulster will travel to Scotstoun to take on Glasgow Warriors on Friday.

# ulster - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Ulster confirm signing of Kiwi back Matt Faddes from Highlanders

The 27-year-old Otago man can play in several positions across the backline.

# ulster - Saturday 11 May, 2019

The unsung Irishman who has been at the heart of Saracens' transformation

The unsung Irishman who has been at the heart of Saracens' transformation

Philip Morrow joined the English club soon after Mark McCall was promoted to director of rugby.

# ulster - Monday 6 May, 2019

McFarland's inside info 'pretty useful' for Ulster's semi-final in Glasgow

The northern province’s head coach was formerly an assistant with the Warriors.

# ulster - Sunday 5 May, 2019

'It was a really special occasion for me to have my family there'

Rory Best played his final game for Ulster at the Kingspan Stadium yesterday.

'That hurt will be turned into positive energy and we'll be better next year'

Andy Friend’s Connacht were left disappointed as they lost to Ulster in the Pro14 quarter-finals.

'That's what your foreign players should be, big players that have big moments'

South African back row Marcell Coetzee continues to stand out for Ulster.

# ulster - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'Rory runs out, Darren runs out, and the crowd are going nuts'

The two stalwarts played at the Kingspan Stadium for the last time as they secured a Pro14 semi-final.

Sublime Coetzee drives Ulster into Pro14 semi-final clash with Glasgow

Rory Best and Darren Cave bid farewell to the Kingspan Stadium in winning fashion against Connacht.

From Queanbeyan to Barna: Family man Fainga'a shines in Connacht

The openside flanker has become a key player for Andy Friend’s side since joining from the Rebels.

# ulster - Friday 3 May, 2019

Best in harness for final home match with Ulster, but Stockdale misses out on Connacht clash

Ulster’s powerful wing has been struggling with a hamstring issue in recent weeks.

'We just had a bet on for the regular season. He just won it... Fair play to him'

John Cooney and Jack Carty, close friends off the pitch, face each other in the Pro14 quarter-finals tomorrow.

Confident Connacht back 'feared' scrum but wary of Ulster 'menace' Coetzee

The inter-provincial Pro14 quarter-final in Belfast promises to be a cracker.

# ulster - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Leinster without McFadden for run-in after six-week ban for headbutt Sidelined This post contains videos

Leinster without McFadden for run-in after six-week ban for headbutt

Fergus McFadden’s hopes of working his way into a World Cup squad are also dented as the suspension will run to late August.

O'Sullivan aiming at high benchmark after smashing through this season's targets

The Ulster loosehead was hoping to make five appearances this season, but has excelled to make a serious impact.

# ulster - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

No 'Mad Monday' for Connacht as Friend's men continue to set new PBs

The western province believe they haven’t shown their full potential yet this season.

# ulster - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'We're going to have to up our game to have a chance': Ulster hoping to halt Connacht danger at source

'We're going to have to up our game to have a chance': Ulster hoping to halt Connacht danger at source

Jared Payne is wary of an array of threats in the Connacht back-line.

# ulster - Monday 29 April, 2019

'Just a country boy from Glarryford': Marcus Rea poured his all into Ulster debut Homegrown This post contains videos

'Just a country boy from Glarryford': Marcus Rea poured his all into Ulster debut

The 21-year-old was the surprise hero of Ulster’s win over Leinster.

# ulster - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Ulster primed for Connacht clash after big strides since rare home defeat

The western province have beaten their rivals to the north twice already this season, but a knockout game in Ravenhill poses a very different problem.

# ulster - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Rea helps Ulster edge second-string battle against Leinster

Debutant Marcus Rea ended up the hero for his side in a scrappy, but welcome, inter-pro victory.

# ulster - Friday 26 April, 2019

Retiring Cave captains Ulster against Leinster as both provinces hold stars back for big games ahead

Ulster have a Pro14 quarter-final against Connacht to come next weekend, while Leinster are resting up for Saracens.

# ulster - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

'It's nice to be able to focus on one position': Jordi Murphy revelling in run at 7

The former Leinster man is hoping to make his presence felt ‘in the thick of things’ against his former club this weekend.

# ulster - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Ulster's Moore suffers season-ending injury while Stockdale to be monitored ahead of Pro14 quarter-final

The tighthead prop suffered ankle ligament damage in his side’s win over Edinburgh.

# ulster - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Henderson returns and Stockdale at fullback as Ulster name side for Edinburgh showdown

It’s a crucial one for Dan McFarland’s side.

'It's a mistake that I'll probably play over in my head thousands of times'

Jacob Stockdale has been overwhelmed by the support Ulster fans have shown him.

# ulster - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Ireland U18 Schools squad features six players back from last year

There’s a strong Connacht contingent included in Peter Smyth’s 26-man group.

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