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#Ulster

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Henderson returns from injury to captain Ulster against Northampton
# The Saints Are Coming
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# The Saints Are Coming

Henderson returns from injury to captain Ulster against Northampton

Dec 16th 2021, 12:28 PM 5,583 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland lock suffered a hamstring injury prior to last month’s victory against Argentina.

'I’d a dream when I was a kid kicking the ball around the garden - now it's a reality'
# Rea Of Light
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# Rea Of Light

'I’d a dream when I was a kid kicking the ball around the garden - now it's a reality'

Dec 16th 2021, 7:59 AM 6,054 Views 5 Comments

From teenager on the terrace to hero on the pitch – Marcus Rea is living the Ulster dream.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

'We have to get a position where performance drives us' - Ulster aiming for consistency
# Keep It Going
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# Keep It Going

'We have to get a position where performance drives us' - Ulster aiming for consistency

Dec 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 2,842 Views 2 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side are looking to maintain their winning momentum when they face Northampton this weekend.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 11 December, 2021

Ulster make strong start to Champions Cup challenge with Clermont victory
# Success
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# Success

Ulster make strong start to Champions Cup challenge with Clermont victory

Dec 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 29,901 Views 36 Comments

Stuart McCloskey and Nick Timoney scored tries for the visitors.

McCloskey focusing on his 'superpowers' as he tries to turn Farrell's head with Ulster form
# Iron Man
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# Iron Man

McCloskey focusing on his 'superpowers' as he tries to turn Farrell's head with Ulster form

Dec 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,542 Views 1 Comment

Ulster open their Champions Cup campaign against Jono Gibbes and Clermont this evening.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Duane Vermeulen could make his Ulster debut away to Clermont this weekend
# Highly Anticipated
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# Highly Anticipated

Duane Vermeulen could make his Ulster debut away to Clermont this weekend

Dec 8th 2021, 3:15 PM 5,099 Views 4 Comments

The World Cup-winning Springbok ‘remains well’ following a period of self-isolation due to Covid-19.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 4 December, 2021

'We need to back up our Leinster performance and push forward' - Baloucoune's battle cry
# Preview
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# Preview

'We need to back up our Leinster performance and push forward' - Baloucoune's battle cry

Dec 4th 2021, 10:29 AM 3,105 Views 1 Comment

Ulster will be hoping to maintain their winning form when they take on Ospreys later today.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Exciting times for Ulster as 'the best mauler in the world' touches down
# Duane's World
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# Duane's World

Exciting times for Ulster as 'the best mauler in the world' touches down

Nov 30th 2021, 11:59 AM 8,793 Views 1 Comment

Duane Vermeulen arrived in Belfast yesterday as Ulster prepare to take on Ospreys this weekend.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 27 November, 2021

'It just kind of blindsided me and it took way longer than I thought'
# John Cooney
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# John Cooney

'It just kind of blindsided me and it took way longer than I thought'

Nov 27th 2021, 9:28 AM 9,564 Views 2 Comments

Ulster scrum-half John Cooney on putting his injury concerns behind him after overcoming disc damage in his neck.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Fears Iain Henderson could miss Ulster Champions Cup games
# Worry
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# Worry

Fears Iain Henderson could miss Ulster Champions Cup games

Nov 23rd 2021, 8:56 PM 6,333 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland lock is a doubt for matches against Clermont and Northampton Saints.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 29 October, 2021

Connacht's Sammy Arnold to join French Top 14 side Brive at the end of the season
# On The Move
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# On The Move

Connacht's Sammy Arnold to join French Top 14 side Brive at the end of the season

Oct 29th 2021, 2:00 PM 12,255 Views 11 Comments

The centre previously played for Munster and Ulster.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 22 October, 2021

O'Toole 'focusing on the here and now' with Ulster as path with Ireland opens up
# Tighthead
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# Tighthead

O'Toole 'focusing on the here and now' with Ulster as path with Ireland opens up

Oct 22nd 2021, 9:08 AM 2,954 Views 5 Comments

Tom O’Toole has delivered three strong performances in succession for Dan McFarland’s side.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Treadwell and O'Sullivan return but Ulster stick with same starting XV for visit of Lions
# Tried And Tested
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# Tried And Tested

Treadwell and O'Sullivan return but Ulster stick with same starting XV for visit of Lions

Oct 14th 2021, 4:32 PM 3,366 Views 2 Comments

Robert Baloucoune, Rob Lyttle and David O’Connor all resumed training during the week but won’t be involved tomorrow, nor will Marty Moore.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

'I came on a seven-month trial initially... it’s been a pretty incredible journey'
# 200 Club
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# 200 Club

'I came on a seven-month trial initially... it’s been a pretty incredible journey'

Oct 13th 2021, 9:30 PM 26,729 Views 6 Comments

Rob Herring joined Ulster’s 200 Club against Benetton on Friday night.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

'The sky is the limit for him' – Payne's praise for rising star Doak
# His Own Man
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# His Own Man

'The sky is the limit for him' – Payne's praise for rising star Doak

Oct 12th 2021, 8:59 AM 6,743 Views 10 Comments

The scrum-half has burst onto the scene, earning man of the match honours in Ulster’s wins over Zebre and Benetton

# ulster-rugby - Friday 8 October, 2021

Nathan Doak shines yet again as Ulster brush aside Benetton to maintain unbeaten start
# Italian Job
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# Italian Job

Nathan Doak shines yet again as Ulster brush aside Benetton to maintain unbeaten start

Oct 8th 2021, 9:32 PM 16,948 Views 21 Comments

Doak scored two of his side’s four tries as Ulster defeated Benetton Treviso 28-8 at Kingspan Stadium this evening.

Munster ring in the changes for trip to Scarlets
# Starting XV
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# Starting XV

Munster ring in the changes for trip to Scarlets

Oct 8th 2021, 12:31 PM 14,532 Views 17 Comments

Johann van Graan has rotated his squad ahead of Sunday’s United Rugby Championship clash in Wales.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

'There's no doubt he's got talent' - Doak backed to shine in Cooney's absence
# Stepping Up
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# Stepping Up

'There's no doubt he's got talent' - Doak backed to shine in Cooney's absence

Oct 5th 2021, 8:03 AM 6,438 Views 16 Comments

The 19-year-old Ulster scrum-half has been handed some gametime as John Cooney rehabs a hamstring problem.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Timoney and McIlroy on the double as Ulster hit Zebre for six
# Northern Light
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# Northern Light

Timoney and McIlroy on the double as Ulster hit Zebre for six

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:46 PM 6,736 Views 4 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side pulled away in the second half in Italy.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 1 October, 2021

From Durban to Belfast, via Wales and Magherafelt: Bradley Roberts' unique rise to the top
# Winding Path
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# Winding Path

From Durban to Belfast, via Wales and Magherafelt: Bradley Roberts' unique rise to the top

Oct 1st 2021, 9:15 AM 5,403 Views 5 Comments

The South African hooker has quickly become a firm fan favourite at Kingspan Stadium.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 27 September, 2021

Ulster send Cooney for MRI scan to reveal extent of hamstring injury
# Being Assessed
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# Being Assessed

Ulster send Cooney for MRI scan to reveal extent of hamstring injury

Sep 27th 2021, 4:30 PM 3,827 Views 3 Comments

The scrum-half joins a lengthy list of players currently unavailable to the province ahead of Saturday’s trip to Italy.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 24 September, 2021

Top Irish province in URC regular season to receive new trophy
# Irish Shield
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# Irish Shield

Top Irish province in URC regular season to receive new trophy

Sep 24th 2021, 12:17 PM 5,078 Views 6 Comments

The winners of the new competition’s four regional pools will receive a ‘Shield’ trophy as well as automatic qualification for the Champions Cup.

'I’m still nowhere near where I want to be' - Hume determined not to be one-cap wonder
# Beginning
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# Beginning

'I’m still nowhere near where I want to be' - Hume determined not to be one-cap wonder

Sep 24th 2021, 8:04 AM 6,925 Views 3 Comments

Ulster’s James Hume started in Ireland’s win over the United States in July.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Jay Z's Roc Nation and URC see NBA model as blueprint for rugby revolution
# Power To The Players
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# Power To The Players

Jay Z's Roc Nation and URC see NBA model as blueprint for rugby revolution

Sep 21st 2021, 6:14 PM 17,881 Views 7 Comments

‘I know it’s going to be a big change and I know that some clubs may be a little bit hesitant’, says Roc Nation Sports president Michael Yormark, ‘but at the end of the day, it’s about growing the sport.’

# ulster-rugby - Monday 20 September, 2021

'Bryn stuck his head into my office and said what about Duane Vermeulen? I said: yes, please!'
# Duane's World
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# Duane's World

'Bryn stuck his head into my office and said what about Duane Vermeulen? I said: yes, please!'

Sep 20th 2021, 6:57 PM 9,614 Views 7 Comments

Dan McFarland on the newest addition to his Ulster squad.

'Exciting' Baloucoune will continue to improve for province and country, says Andrew Trimble
# Wing Man
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# Wing Man

'Exciting' Baloucoune will continue to improve for province and country, says Andrew Trimble

Sep 20th 2021, 9:42 AM 5,108 Views 9 Comments

The Ulster wing will get his season up and running against Glasgow Warriors at Kingspan Stadium this week.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 18 September, 2021

'I don’t care what it looks like, a trophy is what this squad needs'
# Want
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# Want

'I don’t care what it looks like, a trophy is what this squad needs'

Sep 18th 2021, 9:30 PM 31,595 Views 8 Comments

Jordi Murphy lays out his idea of a successful season for Ulster, who will be greatly boosted by the arrival of Duane Vermeulen.

'I'd loved to have played for Tyrone - I'm so proud of them winning last week's All-Ireland'
# Crossing The Line
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# Crossing The Line

'I'd loved to have played for Tyrone - I'm so proud of them winning last week's All-Ireland'

Sep 18th 2021, 8:00 AM 56,332 Views 12 Comments

Irish rugby legend sees parallels with Tyrone’s All-Ireland winners and his all-conquering Ulster team of the ’80s.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 17 September, 2021

How each province is shaping up ahead of the new United Rugby Championship
# URC
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# URC

How each province is shaping up ahead of the new United Rugby Championship

Sep 17th 2021, 2:03 PM 3,347 Views 1 Comment

TG4 will be bringing Irish fans free-to-air coverage of the competition this season.

'Marquee signing' Vermeulen will have big Ulster impact, says Ferris
# Coup
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# Coup

'Marquee signing' Vermeulen will have big Ulster impact, says Ferris

Sep 17th 2021, 8:16 AM 5,716 Views 3 Comments

The arrival of the South African icon is a huge boost to the northern province.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Ulster hammer Saracens to end pre-season on a high
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Ulster hammer Saracens to end pre-season on a high

Sep 9th 2021, 7:28 PM 12,804 Views 13 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side recorded a 33-3 win in London.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Ever-present Craig Gilroy determined to join Ulster's exclusive 200 club
# Wing Man
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# Wing Man

Ever-present Craig Gilroy determined to join Ulster's exclusive 200 club

Sep 7th 2021, 11:07 AM 4,395 Views 3 Comments

The 31-year-old is six caps away from the milestone.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 2 September, 2021

'Disrupt structures to create growth': Why Ulster Rugby brought in Limerick hurlers' S&C coach
# Mikey Kiely
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# Mikey Kiely

'Disrupt structures to create growth': Why Ulster Rugby brought in Limerick hurlers' S&C coach

Sep 2nd 2021, 8:01 PM 10,054 Views 14 Comments

Mikey Kiely has left the All-Ireland champions to work full-time with Dan McFarland’s Ulster.

Ulster give Doak chance to shine against Saracens in glamour friendly
# New Kid On The Block
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# New Kid On The Block

Ulster give Doak chance to shine against Saracens in glamour friendly

Sep 2nd 2021, 12:18 PM 7,936 Views 8 Comments

The scrum-half has been lighting it up in pre-season training.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 27 August, 2021

Ulster Rugby sign up S&C coach from All-Ireland champions Limerick
# Switching Codes
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# Switching Codes

Ulster Rugby sign up S&C coach from All-Ireland champions Limerick

Aug 27th 2021, 9:45 PM 16,060 Views 10 Comments

Mikey Kiely will join Dan McFarland’s coaching team, according to reports.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 23 August, 2021

Up to 10,000 Ulster Rugby fans set to attend Saracens friendly
# Ravers
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# Ravers

Up to 10,000 Ulster Rugby fans set to attend Saracens friendly

Aug 23rd 2021, 3:51 PM 3,485 Views 0 Comments

It would be the largest crowd at Ravenhill since February last year.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

'The Six Nations, I kind of left without any answers' - Cooney opens up on Ireland frustration
# Out Of The Picture
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# Out Of The Picture

'The Six Nations, I kind of left without any answers' - Cooney opens up on Ireland frustration

Jul 14th 2021, 6:00 PM 29,454 Views 33 Comments

The Ulster scrum-half won the last of his 11 caps for Ireland in February 2020.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Stuart McCloskey aiming to make the most of his rare chance with Ireland
# Late Bloomer
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# Late Bloomer

Stuart McCloskey aiming to make the most of his rare chance with Ireland

Jul 8th 2021, 7:30 PM 4,886 Views 5 Comments

The Ulster centre has been picked for back-to-back internationals for the first time in his career.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Ulster flyer Baloucoune ready to seize his opportunity with Ireland
# Out To Impress
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# Out To Impress

Ulster flyer Baloucoune ready to seize his opportunity with Ireland

Jun 23rd 2021, 2:59 PM 6,866 Views 8 Comments

The former Sevens star is part of Andy Farrell’s squad for the first time.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

James Hume gets first Ireland call-up to replace injured Garry Ringrose
# Centre Of Attention
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# Centre Of Attention

James Hume gets first Ireland call-up to replace injured Garry Ringrose

Jun 16th 2021, 3:16 PM 11,325 Views 17 Comments

The 22-year-old centre impressed this season while starting on 19 occasions for Ulster.