Leinster will have the early season bragging rights after they overcame interprovincial rivals Ulster at the Kingspan Stadium in this pre-season friendly which they won 24-21.
Ulster held a 14-5 lead thanks to scores from Paul Marshall and Luke Marshall, while Leinster were first on the board through an early Adam Byrne try.
But after the break tries from Jack Conan, Bryan Byrne and Dan Leavy gave Leo Cullen a debut win as head coach of his native province, while Sam Arnold’s last minute try...
Ulster will begin their 2015/16 Champions’ Cup campaign with a trip to tournament newcomers Oyonnax in round one.
Neil Doak’s men will visit the Stade Charles Mathon on Saturday 14th November at 2:00pm to begin their pool campaign with the hope that it will yield a straightforward win against competition debutants Oyonnax.
Ulster then welcome Aviva Premiership champions Saracens to the Kingspan Stadium in round two on Friday 20th November at 7:45pm, the first time the two sides have met...
Ulster Rugby today revealed their new home and away kits for the 2015/16 season in a large unveiling at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.
In front of 1,500 attendees, captain Rory Best modelled the new Kukri-designed home kit along with Ireland international wingers Tommy Bowe and Andrew Trimble.
The new away kit, which is primarily cyan with a green trim, was also modelled, and will be worn by Ulster in their pre-season friendlies against Leinster on the 21st August and Edinburgh on the 28th...
Ulster will begin their 2015/16 Guinness PRO12 campaign with a Welsh double-header as they host the Ospreys in their season opener before heading to the Scarlets in week two.
The Ospreys will visit the Kingspan Stadium on Friday 4th September before Neil Doak’s men travel to Llanelli the following Saturday in what will be their first game televised on Sky Sports.
Games at home to Treviso and Cardiff are split by a visit to BT Murrayfield to face Edinburgh, before the Ulstermen face their...
Glasgow Warriors produced a superb second half comeback to defeat Ulster at Scotstoun Stadium and head to the Guinness PRO12 final in Belfast next week, winning by the slender scoreline of 16-14.
A late try from DTH van der Merwe secured the win for the Scots who were probably the second best team in the tie overall, while Finn Russell and Stuart Hogg provided 11 points for the hosts.
Ulster were 8-6 up at the break through a Chris Henry try, but despite having the wind advantage in the second...
And so we are down to the final four.
Officials and ludicrous citings aside, we now return to the scene of last week’s defeat in order to restore our pride, end the only remaining 100% home record in the Pro12, and return to Belfast to contest the Grand Final against either Munster or the Ospreys. This week calls for a huge effort from all 23 members of the squad, staff and travelling support – unless all three can put in an 80 minute performance then we will be departing from this...