Ulster skipper Johann Muller says thanks you to the fans

Ulster fans got behind their team at the RDS for the PRO12 final against Leinster
Ulster fans got behind their team at the RDS for the PRO12 final against Leinster
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The Ulster fans travelled in their thousands to Dublin - 9000 of them taking up their half of the RDS and simply made it #ourDS.

All week the fans had between tweeting #ourDS, reflecting the fact Ulster were the home team in the RaboDirect PRO12 final even though they were playing in Leinster’s back yard.

The occasion was one to remember - and even the Leinster fans (there were 9000 of them too) managed to bring their game to the stadium, normally criticised for their ‘low level’ of support.

Ulster and Leinster went on to serve up a cracking, fast game which went right to the wire with a point short of a converting try separating the sides.

There was obviously huge disappointment for the Ulster fans as they once again saw their team beaten by the men in blue of Leinster.

But they sang their hearts out all afternoon, also venting their frustration at referee, John Lacey on occasions.

Ulster skipper, Johann Muller paid tribute to the fans who had turned out, not just those at the RDS on Saturday, but those who attended all their matches at home and on the road all season.

“They definitely came here today and gave of their best,” said Muller.

“The boys knew that with the amount of tickets we had for the final that we get the good support we needed.

“Leaving the hotel earlier today and going through the streets of Dublin to the RDS was a special feeling for all of us as players.

“You have got give a lot of credit to the Ulster supporters, not just today, they have been outstanding all season.

“From the players and the management point of view we bascially want to say thank you for the support.”