Pacemaker Press Belfast 19-01-2018:  'Ulster rugby Captains Run at the 3G Pitch, Aquinas School, Belfast. Ulster's Darren Cave pictured during the training session in Belfast. 'Picture By: Arthur Allison Pacemaker .

Darren Cave: As Ulster star sets to retire at end of season we look at his career in pictures

Darren Cave has announced that he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the season, following 13 seasons at Ulster Rugby

In an open letter, Cave, who has made 225 appearances for the Province to date, has thanked those who have supported him throughout his career

Darren Cave cannot escape the clutches of Brian Liebenberg during this afternoons Heineken Cup Pool Four match between Ulster and Stade Francais at Ravenhill, Belfast. PICTURE CHARLES MCQUILLAN/PACEMAKER
Darren Cave cannot escape the clutches of Brian Liebenberg during this afternoons Heineken Cup Pool Four match between Ulster and Stade Francais at Ravenhill, Belfast. PICTURE CHARLES MCQUILLAN/PACEMAKER
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PACEMAKER BELFAST'Thursday 18th February 2010. Darren Cave during Captain's Run at Ravenhill before the Magners League clash against the Dragons. Ravenhill,  Belfast. Picture credit: John Dickson / DICKSONDIGITAL

2. Ulster Captain's Run

PACEMAKER BELFAST'Thursday 18th February 2010. Darren Cave during Captain's Run at Ravenhill before the Magners League clash against the Dragons. Ravenhill, Belfast. Picture credit: John Dickson / DICKSONDIGITAL
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Monday 28th January 2019 | Ulster Schools Cup Draw 2''Darren Cave during the 4th round draw for the Ulster Schools Cup held at Kingspan Stadium, Ravenhill Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Photo by John Dickson / DICKSONDIGITAL

3. Ulster Rugby, Schools Cup, Northern Ireland, Ireland, IRFU, Heineken Cup, John Dickson, Dicksondigital,

Monday 28th January 2019 | Ulster Schools Cup Draw 2''Darren Cave during the 4th round draw for the Ulster Schools Cup held at Kingspan Stadium, Ravenhill Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Photo by John Dickson / DICKSONDIGITAL
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Ulster Rugby Training | 210818''Darren Cave during a training session with his Ulster Squad this morning at Pirrie Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland.''Photo by John Dickson / DICKSONDIGITAL
Ulster Rugby Training | 210818''Darren Cave during a training session with his Ulster Squad this morning at Pirrie Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland.''Photo by John Dickson / DICKSONDIGITAL
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