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# suftum - Friday 18 January, 2019

Henderson returns to help Ulster force a way into European quarter-finals From The42

Henderson returns to help Ulster force a way into European quarter-finals

Jan 18th 2019, 12:09 PM 8,379 Views 10 Comments

The second row has been nursing a thumb injury for the past month, but looks set to lend his weight to both Ulster and Ireland in the coming weeks.

# suftum - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Ex-Ireland prop Fitzpatrick embedded in US rugby's exciting rise
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland prop Fitzpatrick embedded in US rugby's exciting rise

Jan 13th 2019, 7:30 AM 9,507 Views 0 Comments

The former Ulster man is head coach of the Houston SaberCats in Major League Rugby.

# suftum - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Stockdale 'stardust' leaves Ulster in control of their destiny
# Try Try Again
From The42
# Try Try Again

Stockdale 'stardust' leaves Ulster in control of their destiny

Jan 12th 2019, 7:21 PM 14,388 Views 14 Comments

Dan McFarland has the northern province on the verge of their first quarter-final since 2014.

Super Stockdale inspires Ulster to thrilling win over Racing
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Super Stockdale inspires Ulster to thrilling win over Racing

Jan 12th 2019, 5:20 PM 17,196 Views 67 Comments

The northern province beat last year’s runners-up to put themselves in an excellent position to make the knockout stage.

Racing mark defining day in Ulster's campaign
# Stand And Deliver
From The42
# Stand And Deliver

Racing mark defining day in Ulster's campaign

Jan 12th 2019, 7:28 AM 6,410 Views 4 Comments

The Paris giants lead the way to the quarter-finals, but Ulster have ensured they will be ready.

# suftum - Friday 11 January, 2019

Baloucoune back from ban to make European debut in Ulster's daunting date with Racing
# First XV
From The42
# First XV

Baloucoune back from ban to make European debut in Ulster's daunting date with Racing

Jan 11th 2019, 12:12 PM 4,558 Views 6 Comments

Simon Zebo will start opposite Jacob Stockdale as last season’s runners-up bid to seal their passage to the knockout stage.

# suftum - Thursday 10 January, 2019

McFarland taking leaf from Schmidt's attention to detail to raise Ulster standards
# Stickler
From The42
# Stickler

McFarland taking leaf from Schmidt's attention to detail to raise Ulster standards

Jan 10th 2019, 7:00 AM 5,454 Views 7 Comments

Scrum-half John Cooney says Ulster are feeling the benefit of a trickle down effect after Ireland’s success.

# suftum - Saturday 22 December, 2018

McFarland thrilled with tempo and maul to keep Ulster on winning run
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

McFarland thrilled with tempo and maul to keep Ulster on winning run

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:45 AM 11,727 Views 22 Comments

There was no room for black and white emotion as neither side got all they wanted.

# suftum - Friday 21 December, 2018

Munster dig out losing bonus point as Baloucoune tips the balance for Ulster
# Winter-pros
From The42
# Winter-pros

Munster dig out losing bonus point as Baloucoune tips the balance for Ulster

Dec 21st 2018, 9:37 PM 29,862 Views 88 Comments

Rob Herring and Dave Shanahan also scored for the hosts, but they were unable to secure a bonus point.

# suftum - Thursday 20 December, 2018

'There's a lot of guys that are playing good rugby in my position in Ireland'
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

'There's a lot of guys that are playing good rugby in my position in Ireland'

Dec 20th 2018, 3:14 PM 18,289 Views 13 Comments

Marty Moore shone at tighthead prop for Ulster as they beat Scarlets back-to-back in Europe.

Baloucoune in for Stockdale, but Ulster retain strength for Munster clash
# Front Liners
From The42
# Front Liners

Baloucoune in for Stockdale, but Ulster retain strength for Munster clash

Dec 20th 2018, 12:17 PM 9,988 Views 9 Comments

Rory Best is among the replacements as Dan McFarland has been able to name a team with just three changes.

# suftum - Saturday 15 December, 2018

'It was greasy and cold, but I still wanted us to be ambitious'
# 10 Out Of 10
From The42
# 10 Out Of 10

'It was greasy and cold, but I still wanted us to be ambitious'

Dec 15th 2018, 8:45 AM 12,761 Views 1 Comment

Ulster coach Dan McFarland hailed his side’s second-half effort in yielding a perfect 10 from back-to-backs against the Scarlets.

# suftum - Friday 14 December, 2018

Difficult conditions fail to dampen spirits as Ulster pick up bonus-point win over Scarlets
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Difficult conditions fail to dampen spirits as Ulster pick up bonus-point win over Scarlets

Dec 14th 2018, 10:07 PM 15,642 Views 28 Comments

Billy Burns pulled the strings as the Irish province ran out 15-point winners at Kingspan Stadium.

# suftum - Saturday 8 December, 2018

'Big players stood up, that's the bottom line... We came with an edge'
# Ulster
From The42
# Ulster

'Big players stood up, that's the bottom line... We came with an edge'

Dec 8th 2018, 2:09 PM 6,170 Views 2 Comments

Ulster delivered an impressive performance to secure a bonus-point win in Llanelli last night.

# suftum - Friday 7 December, 2018

Superb Ulster stun Scarlets with stirring bonus-point win in Wales
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Superb Ulster stun Scarlets with stirring bonus-point win in Wales

Dec 7th 2018, 9:40 PM 28,957 Views 40 Comments

Dan McFarland’s forwards were brilliant as man of the match Will Addison shone in the backline.

Speight eager to work for Ulster as his departure date draws near
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Speight eager to work for Ulster as his departure date draws near

Dec 7th 2018, 6:30 AM 7,417 Views 2 Comments

The Wallaby is keen to make up for lost time and leave an impression on the Champions Cup before returning to the Brumbies.

# suftum - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Ulster take 'huge amount of pride' from Ireland's success as provinces prepare to return
# Big Lift
From The42
# Big Lift

Ulster take 'huge amount of pride' from Ireland's success as provinces prepare to return

Nov 20th 2018, 8:24 AM 9,967 Views 16 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side face the Scarlets on Friday night.

# suftum - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Hume hit crucial as Ulster surge in second half to beat Benetton
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Hume hit crucial as Ulster surge in second half to beat Benetton

Nov 3rd 2018, 4:59 PM 6,663 Views 1 Comment

Tries from Sean Reidy and Rob Herring helped Ulster turn the tide after the Italians dominated the first-half.

# suftum - Friday 26 October, 2018

McCloskey double caps bonus point win for Ulster over Dragons
# Centre Of Attention
From The42
# Centre Of Attention

McCloskey double caps bonus point win for Ulster over Dragons

Oct 26th 2018, 9:52 PM 6,598 Views 4 Comments

Will Addison was on form again to help Dan McFarland’s men grab their first five-point success of the season.

# suftum - Monday 22 October, 2018

'I think our players are getting better and putting their hands up for Ireland'
# Test Ambitions
From The42
# Test Ambitions

'I think our players are getting better and putting their hands up for Ireland'

Oct 22nd 2018, 6:30 AM 12,054 Views 5 Comments

The likes of Will Addison and John Cooney have been outstanding for Ulster so far this season.

# suftum - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Cooney-less Ulster face daunting task in Paris against Zebo and Racing 92
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Cooney-less Ulster face daunting task in Paris against Zebo and Racing 92

Oct 20th 2018, 9:30 AM 5,665 Views 8 Comments

The scrum-half is missing due to a shoulder injury.

# suftum - Friday 19 October, 2018

Addison relishing Racing trip and another chance to impress for Ulster
# Strong Will
From The42
# Strong Will

Addison relishing Racing trip and another chance to impress for Ulster

Oct 19th 2018, 1:00 AM 4,716 Views 10 Comments

The 26-year-old is touted by many as potential Ireland call-up next month.

# suftum - Saturday 13 October, 2018

'I am a glass half full person, so I will take the four points'
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

'I am a glass half full person, so I will take the four points'

Oct 13th 2018, 9:12 PM 13,152 Views 7 Comments

Dan McFarland was relieved to see his side get an important win on a night when it was all about the result.

# suftum - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Ulster flanker gets four-week ban for in-air tackle he saw red for against Connacht
# Further Punishment
From The42
# Further Punishment

Ulster flanker gets four-week ban for in-air tackle he saw red for against Connacht

Oct 10th 2018, 8:35 PM 4,775 Views 25 Comments

The disciplinary panel concluded that a mid-range entry point sanction was appropriate, but halved it.

# suftum - Saturday 6 October, 2018

McFarland rues 'one thing after another that punched Ulster in the stomach'
# Tenderised
From The42
# Tenderised

McFarland rues 'one thing after another that punched Ulster in the stomach'

Oct 6th 2018, 3:57 AM 7,340 Views 3 Comments

It’s been a bad week for Dan McFarland with two unwanted entries in the history books.

# suftum - Thursday 27 September, 2018

'I didn't leave somewhere you strive to be the best to strive for second or third'
# Winning Habit
From The42
# Winning Habit

'I didn't leave somewhere you strive to be the best to strive for second or third'

Sep 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,988 Views 11 Comments

Jordi Murphy isn’t going to abide by lower standards after switching from double winners Leinster for Ulster.

# suftum - Saturday 22 September, 2018

McFarland impressed and frustrated as Ulster show character to force draw
# Fight For Every Inch
From The42
# Fight For Every Inch

McFarland impressed and frustrated as Ulster show character to force draw

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:20 AM 5,016 Views 3 Comments

The head coach hailed the work done on the team’s culture during the summer before his arrival.

# suftum - Friday 21 September, 2018

Late Speight try earns dramatic draw on top of bonus point for Ulster against Cheetahs
# Away In Sa
From The42
# Away In Sa

Late Speight try earns dramatic draw on top of bonus point for Ulster against Cheetahs

Sep 21st 2018, 8:15 PM 11,218 Views 9 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men left Bloemfontein with three points after a 10-try thriller.

# suftum - Thursday 20 September, 2018

19-year-old Kernohan starts as 5-day turnaround brings 6 changes for Ulster against Cheetahs
# Team-sheets
From The42
# Team-sheets

19-year-old Kernohan starts as 5-day turnaround brings 6 changes for Ulster against Cheetahs

Sep 20th 2018, 12:17 PM 8,102 Views 14 Comments

The academy prospect scored his first senior try last weekend.

# suftum - Monday 17 September, 2018

Ruthlessness remains top of McFarland's wish-list as Ulster beat Kings
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Ruthlessness remains top of McFarland's wish-list as Ulster beat Kings

Sep 17th 2018, 7:20 AM 4,979 Views 3 Comments

‘We have to be ruthless in what we’re doing if we want to take advantage of the dominance we had in possession.’

# suftum - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Late debut tries, but no bonus point as Ulster defeat Kings
# Suftum In Sa
From The42
# Suftum In Sa

Late debut tries, but no bonus point as Ulster defeat Kings

Sep 16th 2018, 3:36 PM 10,153 Views 14 Comments

Angus Kernohan and Angus Curtis helped Ulster’s chase for a bonus point in Port Elizabeth.

# suftum - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Testimonial man Henry promises high energy and a few surprises from Ulster this season
# Stalwart
From The42
# Stalwart

Testimonial man Henry promises high energy and a few surprises from Ulster this season

Aug 18th 2018, 6:30 AM 5,660 Views 3 Comments

The Six Nations-winning back row will be honoured during Ulster’s pre-season clash with Gloucester today.

# suftum - Monday 6 August, 2018

'We're trying to develop something that leaves a legacy'
# Forging New Talent
From The42
# Forging New Talent

'We're trying to develop something that leaves a legacy'

Aug 6th 2018, 10:30 AM 14,685 Views 3 Comments

We spent a day within the Ulster academy, where Kieran Campbell is putting structures and frameworks in place to develop great people as well as players.

# suftum - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'I've never finished the season feeling in better shape': Best leading fresh start in Ulster
# Best Foot Forward
From The42
# Best Foot Forward

'I've never finished the season feeling in better shape': Best leading fresh start in Ulster

Jul 28th 2018, 9:35 AM 7,605 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland captain missed the June series, but has rehabilitated his hamstring and is determined to steer Ulster on a better course.

# suftum - Friday 27 July, 2018

After intense headaches and feeling just plain 'crap', Jared Payne has moved to a new chapter
# The Natural
From The42
# The Natural

After intense headaches and feeling just plain 'crap', Jared Payne has moved to a new chapter

Jul 27th 2018, 12:00 PM 48,733 Views 23 Comments

‘Sometimes you felt like you had a bit of a hangover and other times it feels like something’s wrong in your head and you’re tempted to call A&E.’

# suftum - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Ireland forwards coach Easterby to provide support for Ulster before head coach arrival
# Simon Says
From The42
# Simon Says

Ireland forwards coach Easterby to provide support for Ulster before head coach arrival

Jul 3rd 2018, 12:00 PM 17,391 Views 46 Comments

Hope remains that Dan McFarland will leave Scotland before January, but Easterby will work with the province’s young coaches on an interim basis.

# suftum - Monday 21 May, 2018

Gibbes refuses to rule out La Rochelle switch after salvaging Champions Cup berth
# Exit Poll
From The42
# Exit Poll

Gibbes refuses to rule out La Rochelle switch after salvaging Champions Cup berth

May 21st 2018, 1:10 AM 10,169 Views 23 Comments

The Kiwi traveled to speak with the Top14 club on Thursday and insists his absence didn’t impact preparations for the 35-17 Champions Cup play-off win.

# suftum - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Changing of the guard makes Champions Cup a vital pillar for Ulster's rebuild
# Big Games Ahead
From The42
# Big Games Ahead

Changing of the guard makes Champions Cup a vital pillar for Ulster's rebuild

May 20th 2018, 7:44 PM 10,881 Views 25 Comments

Some cherished figures won’t be around for Ulster next season, but today’s win brings reasons to get excited about the year ahead.

# suftum - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Coetzee relieved to come out of the wilderness and closer to fitness
# The Great Outdoorsman
From The42
# The Great Outdoorsman

Coetzee relieved to come out of the wilderness and closer to fitness

May 13th 2018, 11:30 AM 9,497 Views 15 Comments

The Springbok will be a central tenet of Ulster’s rebuild next season, but first and foremost is next Sunday’s meeting with Ospreys.

# suftum - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'He's still working with us for the next nine months': Scotland ready to make Ulster wait for McFarland
# Complications
From The42
# Complications

'He's still working with us for the next nine months': Scotland ready to make Ulster wait for McFarland

May 8th 2018, 5:13 PM 6,411 Views 24 Comments

A solution is needed to stop a sense of transition seeping in to the first half of Ulster’s season.