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# ulster-rugby - Friday 4 June, 2021

Madigan at out-half among seven changes for Ulster's final game of the season
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Madigan at out-half among seven changes for Ulster's final game of the season

Jun 4th 2021, 12:45 PM 5,332 Views 8 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side face Edinburgh tomorrow.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Ulster down to the 'bare bones' but youngsters can catch Farrell's eye
# End Of The Rainbow
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# End Of The Rainbow

Ulster down to the 'bare bones' but youngsters can catch Farrell's eye

Jun 2nd 2021, 10:49 AM 5,720 Views 4 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side conclude their season with this Saturday’s game against Edinburgh.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 29 May, 2021

'It's a bit of a balancing act' – Marty Moore on mixing power with mobility
# Prop Life
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# Prop Life

'It's a bit of a balancing act' – Marty Moore on mixing power with mobility

May 29th 2021, 10:52 AM 7,359 Views 3 Comments

The Ulster tighthead weighs in on one of the biggest questions in rugby at the moment.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Ulster's final home game of the season cancelled after four players test positive for Covid-19
# Called Off
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# Called Off

Ulster's final home game of the season cancelled after four players test positive for Covid-19

May 27th 2021, 7:28 PM 7,331 Views 10 Comments

The four players in question are currently asymptomatic.

Ulster full-back Louis Ludik set to retire at 34
# King Louis
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# King Louis

Ulster full-back Louis Ludik set to retire at 34

May 27th 2021, 12:22 PM 4,529 Views 7 Comments

The South African has spent seven years with the province.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Former Munster, Leinster and Ulster lock Nagle announces retirement
# Calling Time
From The42
# Calling Time

Former Munster, Leinster and Ulster lock Nagle announces retirement

May 25th 2021, 12:28 PM 11,288 Views 3 Comments

The 32-year-old has most recently been on the books at Zebre.

Soper to build upon Peel's foundations when he takes reins of Ulster's attack
# Collaborator
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# Collaborator

Soper to build upon Peel's foundations when he takes reins of Ulster's attack

May 25th 2021, 7:00 AM 4,676 Views 7 Comments

Ulster face Scarlets, who will be coached by the Welshman from next season, in the Rainbow Cup this weekend.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 17 May, 2021

'He's probably been the form lock in the northern hemisphere over the last couple of seasons'
# Cheese
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# Cheese

'He's probably been the form lock in the northern hemisphere over the last couple of seasons'

May 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,654 Views 43 Comments

Leo Cullen was full of praise for James Ryan after the lock’s excellent display against Ulster.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 15 May, 2021

'He's going to be a hugely important player for the club' - Doris makes his mark on Leinster return From The42

'He's going to be a hugely important player for the club' - Doris makes his mark on Leinster return

May 15th 2021, 7:15 AM 7,319 Views 9 Comments

The 23-year-old played the full 80 minutes on his return from injury on Friday night.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 14 May, 2021

Rainbow Cup to conclude with 'North v South' final at European venue
# Mark Your Diary
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# Mark Your Diary

Rainbow Cup to conclude with 'North v South' final at European venue

May 14th 2021, 4:08 PM 18,647 Views 16 Comments

A host stadium is yet to be confirmed, with more details set to be announced next week.

Ulster's luckless Wallaby 'ready to go again' despite series of setbacks
# Carter The Unstoppable
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# Carter The Unstoppable

Ulster's luckless Wallaby 'ready to go again' despite series of setbacks

May 14th 2021, 9:12 AM 7,490 Views 2 Comments

Sam Carter has been restricted to just 22 appearances since his arrival two years ago.

Leinster roll out the stars for visit of Ulster but all eyes will be on returning Doris
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Leinster roll out the stars for visit of Ulster but all eyes will be on returning Doris

May 14th 2021, 7:15 AM 6,887 Views 7 Comments

The dynamic back row forward returns to action tonight following a lengthy lay-off.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

'They need to be consistent' - Grant hopeful Ulster youngsters can make Ireland mark
# Squad Goals
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# Squad Goals

'They need to be consistent' - Grant hopeful Ulster youngsters can make Ireland mark

May 12th 2021, 9:25 AM 5,778 Views 27 Comments

Ulster assistant coach Roddy Grant says he’s been in contact with Paul O’Connell ‘a fair bit.’

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Cooney and Treadwell ruled out of Ulster's trip to RDS
# Update
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# Update

Cooney and Treadwell ruled out of Ulster's trip to RDS

May 11th 2021, 9:25 PM 3,488 Views 3 Comments

Scrum-half Cooney continues to recover from the neck injury he suffered against Leicester while lock Treadwell injured his ankle in training.

Fixtures finally confirmed for remaining rounds of Rainbow Cup
# Better Late Than Never
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# Better Late Than Never

Fixtures finally confirmed for remaining rounds of Rainbow Cup

May 11th 2021, 5:22 PM 15,572 Views 17 Comments

There is still uncertainty surrounding the tournament final.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 6 May, 2021

'It's shaving off a bit of the disc' - Ulster's Addison making strides after return from back surgery
# Back On Track
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# Back On Track

'It's shaving off a bit of the disc' - Ulster's Addison making strides after return from back surgery

May 6th 2021, 9:46 AM 4,968 Views 1 Comment

The versatile Ireland back had been out for 15 months.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

'This isn't about those guys coming up the road. This is more about what Ulster are producing'
# Stuck In The Mud
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# Stuck In The Mud

'This isn't about those guys coming up the road. This is more about what Ulster are producing'

May 5th 2021, 8:00 PM 19,746 Views 52 Comments

Stephen Ferris pulled no punches when it came to his native province on this week’s Rugby Weekly Extra.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 30 April, 2021

Ulster will never have a better chance to end their trophy drought than now
# The Big Challenge
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# The Big Challenge

Ulster will never have a better chance to end their trophy drought than now

Apr 30th 2021, 7:01 AM 4,851 Views 11 Comments

It is 15 years since Ulster last won a major trophy – but the province are now two games away from Challenge Cup glory.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Former Scotland and Lions winger Tommy Seymour announces retirement at 32
# Bowing Out
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# Bowing Out

Former Scotland and Lions winger Tommy Seymour announces retirement at 32

Apr 28th 2021, 12:39 PM 8,722 Views 7 Comments

The back started his career at Ulster and spent 10 years with Glasgow Warriors.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Rory Best using new Seattle role to test his appetite for a life in coaching
# On The Ladder
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# On The Ladder

Rory Best using new Seattle role to test his appetite for a life in coaching

Apr 27th 2021, 1:46 PM 10,023 Views 10 Comments

The former Ireland and Ulster hooker has joined the MLR side until the end of the 2021 season.

'His attitude is that of a serial winner' - McFarland hails Jack McGrath's response to injury blow
# Road To Recovery
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# Road To Recovery

'His attitude is that of a serial winner' - McFarland hails Jack McGrath's response to injury blow

Apr 27th 2021, 9:46 AM 8,001 Views 0 Comments

McFarland’s Ulster gear up for Challenge Cup semi-final against Leicester Tigers on Friday night.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 22 April, 2021

'I didn't really appreciate until this year how much mental strength is a part of the game'
# Temple Of Hume
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# Temple Of Hume

'I didn't really appreciate until this year how much mental strength is a part of the game'

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:30 AM 6,171 Views 9 Comments

Youngster James Hume has nailed down his jersey and is trying to get ahead of the curve in dealing with the external pressure that comes with it.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Coetzee granted early release from Ulster contract due to injury
# Exit
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# Exit

Coetzee granted early release from Ulster contract due to injury

Apr 13th 2021, 10:01 AM 9,643 Views 9 Comments

Last month’s Pro14 defeat to Leinster will now represent his last game for the provice.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 11 April, 2021

'It is cup rugby, it is all or nothing, and the lads have risen to the occasion'
# Final Four
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# Final Four

'It is cup rugby, it is all or nothing, and the lads have risen to the occasion'

Apr 11th 2021, 10:16 AM 12,305 Views 24 Comments

Ulster booked a place in their first European semi-finals for nine years with victory in Franklin’s Gardens.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 9 April, 2021

Henderson absent again as Ulster side to face Northampton Saints is unveiled
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Henderson absent again as Ulster side to face Northampton Saints is unveiled

Apr 9th 2021, 12:31 PM 8,656 Views 12 Comments

Head coach Dan McFarland has selected an unchanged starting XV from the win over Harlequins.

'You want to be performing to a level where it’s not up for debate, you just have to be picked'
# Ambition
From The42
# Ambition

'You want to be performing to a level where it’s not up for debate, you just have to be picked'

Apr 9th 2021, 6:30 AM 9,279 Views 24 Comments

Ulster’s Eric O’Sullivan is eager to push his game on and hit new targets in his career.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Ulster assistant boss rejects claims Harlequins devalued the Challenge Cup
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Ulster assistant boss rejects claims Harlequins devalued the Challenge Cup

Apr 7th 2021, 8:05 AM 22,361 Views 6 Comments

Roddy Grant has been one of the few to defend the English side.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Pressure on Ulster to deliver against a side whose priorities lie elsewhere
# Stoop To Conquer
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# Stoop To Conquer

Pressure on Ulster to deliver against a side whose priorities lie elsewhere

Apr 4th 2021, 9:02 AM 9,576 Views 25 Comments

Harlequins are missing a lot of talent for this evening’s last-16 clash in the Challenge Cup.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Ulster's Coetzee named Pro14 Players' Player of the Season
# Award
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# Award

Ulster's Coetzee named Pro14 Players' Player of the Season

Apr 1st 2021, 2:56 PM 7,219 Views 24 Comments

The Springbok has been voted the top performer in this year’s tournament.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Cormac Izuchukwu to make first Ulster start
# Opportunity Knocks
From The42
# Opportunity Knocks

Cormac Izuchukwu to make first Ulster start

Mar 18th 2021, 12:26 PM 8,619 Views 18 Comments

The 21-year-old has been included in the starting XV to play Zebre.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'If you're an All Black, you know your rugby': Ulster ready to learn from skills coach Newby
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

'If you're an All Black, you know your rugby': Ulster ready to learn from skills coach Newby

Mar 16th 2021, 6:45 AM 3,767 Views 0 Comments

Three-time capped All Black Craig Newby is the newest face in Dan McFarland’s backroom.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 15 March, 2021

Former New Zealand international signs as Ulster's skills coach
# Pastures New
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# Pastures New

Former New Zealand international signs as Ulster's skills coach

Mar 15th 2021, 3:27 PM 9,700 Views 3 Comments

Craig Newby is set to leave his current role as Director of Rugby at St John’s School in Leatherhead.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Ulster's quest to bridge the gap continues with experimental detour through the Principality
# Shuffle
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# Shuffle

Ulster's quest to bridge the gap continues with experimental detour through the Principality

Mar 13th 2021, 6:00 AM 4,213 Views 2 Comments

Three recent academy graduates feature in total as Dan McFarland explores his options at blindside and out-half to begin with.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Ulster's Warwick receives 2-game ban after red card versus Leinster
# Punishment
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# Punishment

Ulster's Warwick receives 2-game ban after red card versus Leinster

Mar 11th 2021, 11:54 AM 3,754 Views 20 Comments

The 29-year-old prop was sent off for leading with an elbow as opponent Ed Byrne tried to tackle him.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 5 March, 2021

Coetzee and Baloucoune return to Ulster starting XV to face Leinster
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Coetzee and Baloucoune return to Ulster starting XV to face Leinster

Mar 5th 2021, 12:10 PM 6,764 Views 24 Comments

Head coach Dan McFarland has made a total of four personnel changes for the game at Kingspan Stadium.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 26 February, 2021

Ulster overcome Ospreys but miss out on bonus point
# Report
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# Report

Ulster overcome Ospreys but miss out on bonus point

Feb 26th 2021, 10:30 PM 9,213 Views 37 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men were nearly kept scoreless at half-time on home soil.

Stockdale to make Ulster return in tonight's clash against Ospreys
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Stockdale to make Ulster return in tonight's clash against Ospreys

Feb 26th 2021, 6:05 AM 2,389 Views 0 Comments

Andy Farrell will be watching the Pro14 game in Belfast with interest tonight.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Ulster's Iain Henderson signs new two-year IRFU contract
# Ulster
From The42
# Ulster

Ulster's Iain Henderson signs new two-year IRFU contract

Feb 24th 2021, 11:23 AM 5,618 Views 13 Comments

The second-row has been capped 60 times by Ireland, making his international debut against South Africa in 2012

# ulster-rugby - Friday 19 February, 2021

Ulster well placed to keep the heat on Leinster in hunt for top spot
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Ulster well placed to keep the heat on Leinster in hunt for top spot

Feb 19th 2021, 7:15 AM 3,849 Views 6 Comments

Tonight’s game at Glasgow is the province’s first outing in six weeks.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Ireland trio released from Six Nations duty to start for Ulster in Glasgow
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Ireland trio released from Six Nations duty to start for Ulster in Glasgow

Feb 18th 2021, 12:23 PM 11,876 Views 17 Comments

For their first outing in six weeks, the northern province will be captained for the first time by Jordi Murphy.