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.


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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rory Best with Stephen Donald

Stephen Donald remains firm favourite to answer Ulster Rugby’s SOS call

New Zealander Stephen Donald remains the clear favourite to answer Ulster’s SOS call for an outhalf to cover the second half of the season.


Darren Cave

Ulster star Darren Cave set for 200-cap milestone

Darren Cave will become the sixth Ulster player to reach the 200 cap milestone on Saturday evening when he starts against Connacht at the Sportsground in the Guinness PRO14..

Ulster John Cooney scores a try against Harlequins

Ulster v Harlequins reaction: Peel happy with composed performance

Ulster showed a clinical edge to their game last night in putting over 50 points on Harlequins in a European Champions Cup tie, but assistant coach Dwayne Peel praised the collective.

Ulster's Charles Piutau and Stuart McCloskey celebrate after the win against Harlequins

EUROPEAN RUGBY: Ulster remain in good health

Although club captain Rory Best is fighting a foot injury to be fit for Friday night’s European Champions Cup return game against Harlequins, Ulster should be able to count on the same frontline players which delivered a victory at The Stoop on Sunday.

Ulster director of rugby, Les Kiss

Harlequins v Ulster: Les Kiss backs his players

Ulster’s director of rugby Les Kiss came out in a robust defence of his players yesterday and gave them his and the Ulster coaching team’s full backing.

South Africa's Lood de Jager pulls Irelands Iain Henderson's jersey

RUGBY: Iain Henderson hailed as a ‘monster” by fellow Ireland lock Devin Toner

Iain Henderson has realised his potential as a true Test match “monster” for Ireland, according to lock partner Devin Toner.

Skipper Rory Best training with the Ireland squad this week

Schmidt keeps faith in Best for captaincy

Rory Best will captain Ireland for this season then head coach Joe Schmidt will reassess his World Cup 2019 plans next summer.

Doing what he does best, scoring tries - 

Jacob Stockdale

RUGBY COMMENT: Jacob Stockdale continues to grab the headlines

Jacob Stockdale is the one everyone has been talking about since the start of the new season.

Rory Best

Best believes IRFU policy is correct

Irish captain Rory Best believes the Irish Rugby Football Union’s current policy of not selecting players who opt to play overseas is right because it protects those in the National squad.

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