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#Ulster

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 26 March, 2022

Contentious ending as Stormers hold out for victory over Ulster
# Big Call
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# Big Call

Contentious ending as Stormers hold out for victory over Ulster

Mar 26th 2022, 3:32 PM 25,201 Views 20 Comments

Callum Reid’s disallowed try cost Ulster a late victory in Cape Town.

'Even when Hugo knew he wasn't playing that Italy game he was helping me out'
# Competition
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# Competition

'Even when Hugo knew he wasn't playing that Italy game he was helping me out'

Mar 26th 2022, 8:52 AM 9,532 Views 2 Comments

Mike Lowry says Hugo Keenan helped him to ‘understand what the Irish coaches want from a fullback’ during the Six Nations.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 25 March, 2022

Marshall in line for first appearance of the season as Ulster hope to take Cape Town by storm
# Luke Who Is Back
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# Luke Who Is Back

Marshall in line for first appearance of the season as Ulster hope to take Cape Town by storm

Mar 25th 2022, 12:25 PM 4,725 Views 2 Comments

Captain Alan O’Connor is set to make his 150th appearance for the province he joined from Leinster.

'A good few teachers who taught me are still here' - Herring feeling nostalgic before Stormers clash
# Home Visit
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# Home Visit

'A good few teachers who taught me are still here' - Herring feeling nostalgic before Stormers clash

Mar 25th 2022, 8:30 AM 5,477 Views 3 Comments

The Ulster star grew up in South Africa before relocating to Ireland to pursue his rugby dream.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 13 March, 2022

'We ground out the win. I think the guys should take a lot of confidence from that'
# Double
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# Double

'We ground out the win. I think the guys should take a lot of confidence from that'

Mar 13th 2022, 9:35 AM 8,260 Views 3 Comments

Dan McFarland was delighted to complete a regular-season double over Leinster with an 18-13 win on Saturday night.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 11 March, 2022

Ulster boosted by internationals as they and Leinster name teams for top-of-the-table clash
# Summit
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# Summit

Ulster boosted by internationals as they and Leinster name teams for top-of-the-table clash

Mar 11th 2022, 12:42 PM 10,428 Views 29 Comments

Nick Timoney, Robert Baloucoune and Mike Lowry all start for Ulster having been released from Ireland camp.

'I don't have the hatred between myself and the other Irish ones' - Learning about inter-pro rivalries
# Getting To Know You
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# Getting To Know You

'I don't have the hatred between myself and the other Irish ones' - Learning about inter-pro rivalries

Mar 11th 2022, 8:51 AM 10,468 Views 4 Comments

Ulster’s Sam Carter says he has no concept of such rivalries having grown up in in Australia.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

'When you play Leinster you know it’s a step up, it's a really big challenge'
# Derby Days
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# Derby Days

'When you play Leinster you know it’s a step up, it's a really big challenge'

Mar 8th 2022, 7:05 AM 8,813 Views 14 Comments

Ulster assistant coach Dan Soper looks ahead to Saturday’s URC derby meeting with Leinster.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 5 March, 2022

'They're learning new things with Ireland, getting experience and bringing that back'
# Top Of The Table
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# Top Of The Table

'They're learning new things with Ireland, getting experience and bringing that back'

Mar 5th 2022, 9:36 AM 5,262 Views 3 Comments

Iain Henderson hails the impact of Ireland trio Nick Timoney, James Hume and Robert Baloucoune as Ulster move top of the URC.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 4 March, 2022

'I think I’ve picked up where I left off' - McCloskey optimistic after three hamstring tears
# Looking Forward
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# Looking Forward

'I think I’ve picked up where I left off' - McCloskey optimistic after three hamstring tears

Mar 4th 2022, 8:16 AM 4,927 Views 1 Comment

The Ulster star is hoping for a clear run at the rest of the season after injury setbacks.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Farrell releases 11 players from Ireland's Six Nations camp for URC action
# Mini Camp
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# Mini Camp

Farrell releases 11 players from Ireland's Six Nations camp for URC action

Mar 1st 2022, 10:12 AM 15,908 Views 2 Comments

Loosehead prop Andrew Porter will stay with the Ireland squad but have his training load managed due to a rolled ankle.

Ulster happy to see hard work paying off for young stars
# Stepping Up
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# Stepping Up

Ulster happy to see hard work paying off for young stars

Mar 1st 2022, 8:55 AM 3,304 Views 0 Comments

Ulster skills coach Craig Newby was in the Aviva Stadium to watch Mike Lowry score two tries on his Test debut.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 20 February, 2022

Anything less than victory won't wash in Wales for 'coming force' Ulster
# Preview
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# Preview

Anything less than victory won't wash in Wales for 'coming force' Ulster

Feb 20th 2022, 9:19 AM 10,045 Views 8 Comments

The northern province are on the road to take on the Dragons in the United Rugby Championship today.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Ulster may finally get dream back row trio on the pitch this weekend
# Combination
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# Combination

Ulster may finally get dream back row trio on the pitch this weekend

Feb 15th 2022, 1:31 PM 12,392 Views 5 Comments

‘You want your best players playing. That’s one element of a blend. The other is how they compliment each other.’

# ulster-rugby - Monday 7 February, 2022

'It’s where I want to be' - Hume aiming to build on first taste of Six Nations rugby
# More To Come
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# More To Come

'It’s where I want to be' - Hume aiming to build on first taste of Six Nations rugby

Feb 7th 2022, 7:00 AM 6,245 Views 1 Comment

The in-form Ulster centre won his second Test cap in Saturday’s win over Wales.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Friend rues lack of control as Connacht's slump continues with fourth defeat
# Empty-Handed
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# Empty-Handed

Friend rues lack of control as Connacht's slump continues with fourth defeat

Feb 5th 2022, 10:15 AM 5,669 Views 6 Comments

‘At this stage, with every loss, we’re making life ever more tricky.’

'They're class players': McFarland hails Baloucoune and Lowry's star turns in Ulster win
# A Message To You Andy
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# A Message To You Andy

'They're class players': McFarland hails Baloucoune and Lowry's star turns in Ulster win

Feb 5th 2022, 9:50 AM 4,252 Views 2 Comments

Ulster moved top of the United Rugby Championship standings with Friday night’s interpro win.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 4 February, 2022

Craig Gilroy banned for four weeks for high tackle on Scarlets' Tom Rogers
# Loss
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# Loss

Craig Gilroy banned for four weeks for high tackle on Scarlets' Tom Rogers

Feb 4th 2022, 4:52 PM 7,153 Views 36 Comments

The Ulster wing received only a yellow card for the hit during his side’s victory over their Welsh visitors but will miss the next four matches.

McIlroy 'grateful to get the opportunity' as his incredible run for Ulster continues
# Regular Starter
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# Regular Starter

McIlroy 'grateful to get the opportunity' as his incredible run for Ulster continues

Feb 4th 2022, 7:05 AM 4,885 Views 2 Comments

McIlroy has been one of Dan McFarland’s go-to guys this season.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Marcus Rea calling on 'super strengths' after proving his value to Ulster
# Making A Marc
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# Making A Marc

Marcus Rea calling on 'super strengths' after proving his value to Ulster

Feb 3rd 2022, 7:15 AM 4,430 Views 7 Comments

‘I want to win something this year and I don’t want to give up my shirt for anyone really.’

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Denis Buckley back but Connacht's front-row problems set to continue
# Front Line
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# Front Line

Denis Buckley back but Connacht's front-row problems set to continue

Feb 1st 2022, 2:41 PM 5,577 Views 12 Comments

Mattie Burke, Jack Aungier and Dominic Robertson-McCoy are all injured for Friday’s trip to Ulster, while Finlay Bealham is on Six Nations duty.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 30 January, 2022

'A real beacon to smaller players' - Lowry tipped to shine on international stage
# Endorsement
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# Endorsement

'A real beacon to smaller players' - Lowry tipped to shine on international stage

Jan 30th 2022, 1:34 PM 11,281 Views 16 Comments

Ulster’s head of operations Bryn Cunningham is a big admirer of the 23-year-old Ireland newcomer.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 28 January, 2022

'The pressure brings the best out of me' - Doak out to prove he's not too young to lead Ulster
# Emerging Star
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# Emerging Star

'The pressure brings the best out of me' - Doak out to prove he's not too young to lead Ulster

Jan 28th 2022, 7:10 AM 3,900 Views 15 Comments

The scrum-half already has wins at the RDS Arena, Stade Marcel-Michelin and Franklin’s Gardens on his CV.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Ulster and Wales hooker Roberts to join Dragons on long-term contract
# Moving On
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# Moving On

Ulster and Wales hooker Roberts to join Dragons on long-term contract

Jan 25th 2022, 12:35 PM 5,576 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old will be heading back to Wales this summer.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 22 January, 2022

McFarland just about able to see funny side of Ulster's 'almost French' near-collapse
# Sigh Of Relief
From The42
# Sigh Of Relief

McFarland just about able to see funny side of Ulster's 'almost French' near-collapse

Jan 22nd 2022, 9:57 PM 7,553 Views 2 Comments

The Ulster coach is relishing the prospect of facing the likes of Toulouse in the next round, the opposite of a reward for an excellent pool showing.

Ulster survive nervy climax to beat Clermont and make it 4 from 4
# In Form
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# In Form

Ulster survive nervy climax to beat Clermont and make it 4 from 4

Jan 22nd 2022, 7:58 PM 24,403 Views 32 Comments

Five tries at Kingspan Stadium and a thoroughly dominant display for 70 minutes proved enough for the Irish side.

'Ulster players have to go above and beyond in their performances to be selected for Ireland'
# New Kids On The Block
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# New Kids On The Block

'Ulster players have to go above and beyond in their performances to be selected for Ireland'

Jan 22nd 2022, 8:00 AM 24,714 Views 56 Comments

A new generation of Ulster players have emerged to help the club reconnect with fans – now they want recognition by Ireland.

'Even the start of this season, I'd be going into games thinking 'what if I'm not good enough?'
# Belief
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# Belief

'Even the start of this season, I'd be going into games thinking 'what if I'm not good enough?'

Jan 22nd 2022, 7:00 AM 6,097 Views 5 Comments

In-form Ulster centre James Hume says he is finally beginning to play with more self-belief.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

'It's disappointing for everyone' - Ulster reflect on Stockdale loss
# Injury
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# Injury

'It's disappointing for everyone' - Ulster reflect on Stockdale loss

Jan 19th 2022, 8:24 AM 5,193 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland winger is set to miss the rest of the season after ankle surgery.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

John Cooney to miss Ulster's Champions Cup clash with Northampton Saints
# Blow
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# Blow

John Cooney to miss Ulster's Champions Cup clash with Northampton Saints

Jan 12th 2022, 4:28 PM 3,703 Views 2 Comments

The scrum-half suffered a calf injury during the URC defeat to Munster.

Jared Payne to leave Ulster coaching role at the end of the season
# Take The Payne Away
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# Take The Payne Away

Jared Payne to leave Ulster coaching role at the end of the season

Jan 12th 2022, 4:22 PM 7,139 Views 4 Comments

The 36-year-old former Ireland international will depart to pursue opportunities overseas.

Ulster striving for their best form against familiar opponents following Munster defeat
# Deja Vu
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# Deja Vu

Ulster striving for their best form against familiar opponents following Munster defeat

Jan 12th 2022, 10:56 AM 2,763 Views 0 Comments

The province’s attack coach Dan Soper has been speaking about their preparations for Sunday’s Champions Cup meeting with the Northampton Saints.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 7 January, 2022

Ireland international Jones makes switch to Gloucester-Hartpury
# On The Move
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# On The Move

Ireland international Jones makes switch to Gloucester-Hartpury

Jan 7th 2022, 2:45 PM 4,286 Views 2 Comments

The 23-year-old hooker was the winner of the Energia Women’s All Ireland League Rising Star award in 2020.

Jack McGrath set for first start of the season after overcoming injury nightmare
# Jack's Back
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# Jack's Back

Jack McGrath set for first start of the season after overcoming injury nightmare

Jan 7th 2022, 12:08 PM 9,330 Views 12 Comments

The Lions prop made his comeback off the bench last month – and is now set for the Interpro at Thomond Park.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 31 December, 2021

Major boost for Ulster as John Cooney signs new contract
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

Major boost for Ulster as John Cooney signs new contract

Dec 31st 2021, 3:27 PM 10,845 Views 23 Comments

Versatile back Will Addison has also agreed a new deal with the province, while flanker Sean Reffell has been signed from Saracens.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 23 December, 2021

Doak, McCloskey and McIlroy all sign up with Ulster
# Pen To Paper
From The42
# Pen To Paper

Doak, McCloskey and McIlroy all sign up with Ulster

Dec 23rd 2021, 6:18 PM 5,693 Views 12 Comments

The province have now confirmed nine new contracts this week.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Ireland international trio sign contract extensions with Ulster
# New Deals
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# New Deals

Ireland international trio sign contract extensions with Ulster

Dec 22nd 2021, 4:47 PM 7,787 Views 16 Comments

Billy Burns, Marty Moore and Jordi Murphy have signed fresh deals.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Ulster confirm new contracts for James Hume, Matty Rea and Tom O'Toole
# Signed Up
From The42
# Signed Up

Ulster confirm new contracts for James Hume, Matty Rea and Tom O'Toole

Dec 21st 2021, 4:24 PM 4,283 Views 5 Comments

The trio have all signed new two-year deals with the province.

McCloskey and Henderson to miss 'a number of weeks' following injuries against Saints
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

McCloskey and Henderson to miss 'a number of weeks' following injuries against Saints

Dec 21st 2021, 2:27 PM 3,544 Views 6 Comments

Henderson (ankle) and McCloskey (hamstring) will miss Sunday’s interpro with Connacht at least.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 17 December, 2021

Ulster go two from two with bonus-point win over Northampton Saints
# Magic Mcilroy
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# Magic Mcilroy

Ulster go two from two with bonus-point win over Northampton Saints

Dec 17th 2021, 10:17 PM 21,120 Views 16 Comments

There may be some concern for Dan McFarland over how his side couldn’t hold off a stubborn Saints side.