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RUGBY: European try milestone is little consolation to Ulster's Tommy Bowe

Tommy Bowe moved into joint fourth place on European rugby's all-time try-scoring lists - but that was about as good as it for Ulster as they were beaten 41-17 in La Rochelle.

Ulster celebrate Christian Leali'ifano's try

RUGBY: Ulster fail to weather Atlantic storm at La Rochelle

Schalk van der Merwe

RUGBY: Schalk van der Merwe makes Ulster debut with 'A' team in B&I Cup

Schalk van der Merwe will make his long awaited first appearance in an Ulster jersey as he is named in the Ulster 'A' squad for the British & Irish Cup Round 2 trip to Cornish Pirates on Sunday.

Ulster's Andrew Trimble

RUGBY: Rory Best returns for Ulster's European Champions Cup game in La Rochelle

Rory Best passed a fitness on Friday morning and has been included in the Ulster side which travels to France this weekend.
Rory Best

RUGBY: Rory Best boost for Ulster and Ireland

International hooker Rory Best could make a return to playing on Sunday with Ulster in the European Champions Cup pool game against La Rochelle.
Armagh RFC captain Ali Birch, Malone RFC captain Ross Todd, First Trust representative James Beattie, Ballymena RFC captain Roger McBurney and Ballynahinch RFC captain James Simpson pictured after the semi-final draw

RUGBY: Draw made for First Trust Ulster Senior Cup semi-finals

Ballymena will host holders Ballynahinch in the First Trust Senior Cup semi final at Eaton Park.

Ulster director of rugby, Les Kiss, in the shadow of the European Champions Cup

RUGBY: Les Kiss demands biggest team effort to date from Ulster in France

Director of rugby, Les Kiss, insists Ulster have to produce their best team effort of the season if they are to go to France and get a victory.

Jacob Stockdale of Ulster celebrates after scoring his side's first try with Stuart McCloskey against Wasps in the European Champions Cup

RUGBY: Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale just keeps on delivering

With five tries in as many games this season, Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale continues to grab all the post match attention.


WATCH: Reaction from Ulster captain Iain Henderson following Wasps victory

Iain Henderson captained Ulster for the first time on Friday night as they defeated Wasps 19-9 at Kingspan Stadium in the European Champions Cup Pool A opener.
Ulster's Louis Ludik

RUGBY: Les Kiss hails 'massive win' for Ulster in European Cup opener against Wasps

Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss hailed the Irish province's opening European Champions Cup home victory over Wasps as a huge result for the Kingspan Stadium side.

Marcell Coetzee

RUGBY: Ulster will stand by Marcell Coetzee after latest injury blow

Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss says they will "stick by" Marcell Coetzee after the South Africa flanker was ruled out for nine months following a further knee operation.
Ulster's Jacob Stockdale scores a try against Wasps

RUGBY: Ulster coach Les Kiss hails character and toughness of players after victory

Ulster ended a sequence of three losing opening round games in Europe and Les Kiss was happy to see that ended with the 19-9 win over Wasps on Friday night.

Ulster's Luke Marshall and Wasps Tom Cruse

European Champions Cup: Ulster off to winning start as they beat Wasps at Kingspan

ULSTER 19 Wasps 9

Ulster's Marcell Coetzee

RUGBY UNION: Ulster’s Marcell Coetzee season over after another knee operation

Marcell Coetzee’s season is over after undergoing another knee operation .

Ulster's Jacob Stockdale scores against Connacht

RUGBY: Ulster winger Jacob Stockdale thriving in current environment

Jacob Stockdale has started four Guinness PRO14 games for Ulster this season and scored four tries.

Jonathan Sexton kicks a penalty to set a new all time points record for Leinster during the game against Munster

RUGBY: Saturday's Guinness PRO14 round-up

Leinster won a thrilling Irish derby against Munster, but even with the victory, Ulster moved into second place in PRO14's Conference B after their win on Friday night against Connacht.
Ulster defeated Connacht 16-8 in Belfast

RUGBY: Defensive effort pleases Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss

Ulster put the disappointment of losing at Zebre behind them as they produced a dogged second half display to see off Connacht 16-8 at Kingspan Stadium.

Charles Piutau and Jacob Stockdale combine for the latter to score Ulster's  try against Connacht

RUGBY: Friday night's Guinness PRO14 review

Ulster won the first Irish derby of the season against Connacht while Glasgow Warriors ended Cheetahs fine home record to remain the only side unbeaten this season after six rounds of Guinness PRO14 action.

WATCH: What was said at half-time in the Ulster dressing room?

Ulster defeated Connacht 16-8 at Kingspan Stadium on Friday night in the first of this season's Guinness PRO14 Irish derbies.

Jacob Stockdale scores a try for Ulster against Connacht

RUGBY: Ulster battle to take PRO14 win against Connacht


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