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WATCH: John Cooney is already looking ahead to a new season with Ulster

John Cooney kicked 15 points in Ulster's 35-17 win over Ospreys to secure a place in the European Champions Cup next season.

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Ulster’s John Cooney full of enthusiasm already for new season

Buoyed by an end of season win over Ospreys, John Cooney was already looking forward enthusiastically to the new term on Sunday evening.

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WATCH: Jono Gibbes does not rule out a return to Northern Hemisphere next season

A potential return to coaching in France has not been ruled out by Jono Gibbes.

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Omagh Accies representatives at the Ulster Bank League Awards dinner last night in the Aviva Stadium from left, Mervyn Beattie, Stuart McCain (nominated for Ulster Bank Division 2C player of the year, Ashley Blair and Tony Neill

RUGBY AWARDS: Campbell and Morrison score with Ulster Bank

Malone’s Rory Campbell and Banbridge’s Andrew Morrison were the toast of Ulster club rugby last night at the annual Ulster Bank All Ireland League awards.

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Head Coach Jono Gibbes. �INPHO/Declan Roughan

RUGBY: I have learned from my time at Ulster says Jono Gibbes

Jono Gibbes believes he will leave Ulster a better coach after his shorter than anticipated stint with the Irish Province.

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Armagh celebrate winning the Nutty Krust Floodlit Cup

Nutty Krust success again: Armagh defeat Ballynahinch to retain TC Wells Cup

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Jean Deysel could miss the remainder of Ulster's season through injury

Ulster Rugby: Jean Deysel set to miss season finales

Ulster are set to be without the services of backrow Jean Deysel as they enter their season finale.

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PRO14 RUGBY: Ulster need to lay foundations, says Rory Best

Captain Rory Best wants Ulster to continue to build the momentum over the next two weeks in the Guinness PRO14 which will help put foundations in place to keep moving forwards.

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Rory Best will return to play with Ulster this weekend in the Guinness PRO14

RUGBY: Rory Best back to lead Ulster ahead of crucial period

Ireland’s Grand Slam Six Nations captain, Rory Best, will return to domestic action this weekend as Ulster go into the start of four huge matches in the Guinness PRO14.

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SIX NATIONS: Jacob Stockdale will only get better says Ireland skipper Rory Best

Jacob Stockdale had to survive Joe Schmidt’s training ground baptism of fire to become a Test match try machine, according to Ireland captain Rory Best.

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Six Nations: Ireland have unearthed a diamond in Jacob Stockdale

Ireland have unearthed a diamond in Ulster wing Stockdale, who continues to score tries for fun.

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Edinburgh's Duncan Weir (22) is mobbed after kicking a drop goal to win against Ulster during Friday night's Guinness PRO 14 match at Kingspan Stadium. Picture by Brian Little

Ulster Rugby: Gibbes’ troops really under the spotlight as crisis point looms

Friday night’s defeat to Edinburgh has left Ulster facing a difficult final section to their Guinness PRO14 campaign.

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Ulster out to find consistency against Southern Kings

The quest to find the consistency which has been missing for most of the current season with Ulster begins tonight when they entertain Southern Kings in the Guinness PRO14 in Belfast.

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Ulster v Southern Kings: players must do better - O’Connor

Lock Alan O’Connor is hoping Ulster can forget the misery of the last month by beating the Southern Kings at Kingspan Stadium tomorrow night.

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Ulster Rugby's operations director Bryn Cunningham

Ulster striving to be the best, says Bryn Cunningham

Ulster Rugby is striving to be the best both on and off the field, operations director Bryn Cunningham has said.

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Jacob Stockdale

Six Nations: Another first for Ireland’s rising star Jacob Stockdale

Jacob Stockdale will add again to his rapidly progressing CV tomorrow when he makes his Six Nations debut with Ireland in Paris against France.

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Ulster's Charles Piutau on the attack against Wasps

ULSTER: Our accuracy was not good enough at key times, say Rory Best

In 80 minutes Ulster went from potential quarter-finalsists to also rans in the European Champions Cup.

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Ulster's John Cooney dejected

ULSTER: Boss Les Kiss bemoans errors against Wasps

Director of rugby Les Kiss bemoaned Ulster’s inacuracy as they exited another European Champions Cup campaign at the pool stages for the fourth successive season on Sunday.

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Ulster captain Rory Best

Rory Best rallies Ulster to grasp La Rochelle opportunity

Ulster must defeat La Rochelle in Belfast tomorrow if they are to realistically harbour any hopes of making the last eight of the European Champions Cup for the first time since 2014.

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