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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Ulster

Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# another boost
Ulster swat understrength Stormers aside for first back-to-back wins since November
First tries in Ulster jerseys for Ben Moxham and Jeff Toomaga-Allen led Dan McFarland’s side to victory.
# Team news
Alan O'Connor to lead Ulster again for Stormers challenge
Northern province could go third with a win.
# last 16
Leinster-Ulster knockout Champions Cup clash confirmed for Aviva Stadium
Munster face Sharks on the same day.
Last month
January 2023
# Talking Points
Leinster's Joe Show, Connacht's Aki call, Ulster's defining night and Kilcoyne's Munster aim
The42 rugby writers look ahead to a huge weekend for the four Irish provinces.
# Team news
Alan O'Connor leads Ulster for must-win showdown with Sale Sharks
Province lost 39-0 to same opponents last month.
# Family
'This is a career where you can end up in a one-bed apartment on your tod'
Ronan O’Gara and his family feel at home with La Rochelle in France.
# Talking Points
Leinster's setpiece, the good and the bad for Munster, Ulster's half-back dilemma
Plenty to digest after the weekend’s Champions Cup ties for the Irish provinces.
# suftum
'They won that game, I don't think we lost that game. I was 100% proud'
Ulster boss Dan McFarland believes his side should have had a penalty try against La Rochelle.
# Injury blow
Ulster confirm ACL tear for Marty Moore, while Rob Baloucoune is ruled out of La Rochelle tie
Prop forward will see a knee surgeon this week and faces lengthy spell on sidelines.
# mark the diary
Ulster's URC clash away to Sharks rescheduled for late February
Dan McFarland’s side will line out in Durban on Saturday, 25 February.
# Munster
Nic a Bhaird leads way as Munster too strong for Ulster in opening Interpro
Niamh Briggs’ side ran out 34-0 winners over Ulster at Musgrave Park.
# Hitting Out
'We were terrible' - Ulster coach blasts team after they throw away lead against Munster
Ulster were ahead by two scores heading into the final ten minutes but lost to a Munster comeback.
# big ben
Healy the hero as Munster snatch dramatic win away to Ulster
The Tipperary native came off the bench to switch the game in Munster’s favour.
Last year
2022
# Moore to come
'I’ve a point to prove, but not so much to Irish coaches and selection, more for Ulster'
Marty Moore is relishing Ulster’s New Year’s Day battle against Munster.
# The Late Late Show
Ulster survive remarkable Connacht comeback to end disastrous December
A 14-point lead after 78 minutes was whittled back in the dying moments as Connacht sprung to life in a dramatic finish.
# statement
EPCR investigating Ulster venue switch as Burns and Herring ruled out
The northern province played State Rochelais at the Aviva Stadium last Saturday.
# Rugby
Henderson back to captain Ulster for clash with La Rochelle
Ulster were thrashed 39-0 by Sale in their opener last Sunday.
# Tune in
All-Ireland, Munster and Ulster finals live in next weekend's GAA TV action
Plenty for GAA fans to enjoy.
# Grassroots
Galway clubs land Connacht football titles, Leinster final wins for Wexford and Meath teams
Liatroim became the first Down club to win the Ulster intermediate hurling title today.
# Team news
Lowe returns for Leinster as Henderson starts at 6 for Ulster
The teams have been named for tomorrow night’s URC clash at the RDS.
# mads
'Ireland is a bit of a pipe dream for me at this stage, but if I didn’t have that hope...'
33-year-old Ian Madigan is more focused on being involved with Ulster.
# emphatic
Emerging Ireland's Stewart shines as Ulster run six tries past Zebre in 21-point win
Dan McFarland’s side have moved back into second in the United Rugby Championship above the DHL Stormers.
# Ulster
Henderson on the bench and Stockdale returns, as Flannery set for Ulster debut
World Cup winning Springbok Duane Vermeulen to captain Ulster against Zebre tomorrow.
# Tune in
Leinster hurling and Ulster football club games live in next weekend's GAA TV action
Plenty for GAA fans to enjoy this weekend.
# Grassroots
Open Race - Only 3 clubs left in All-Ireland football race have won provincial senior title
Plenty big names have exited, leaving a novel look to the All-Ireland club football championship.
# Ulster
Malachy O'Rourke's Glen come good in exciting clash after Canavan class inspired Errigal
A four-point win for the Derry champions.
# around the grounds
TJ absent but Ballyhale still score 5-25 in Leinster win, Éire Óg impress in Munster football
Elsewhere Carlow’s St Mullins won in their Leinster hurling tie and Antrim’s Cargin won on penalties in Ulster.
# in control
The All-Ireland champions are on the march again as Kilcoo charge into Ulster semi-finals
Ten points separated the teams in Clones.
# Tune in
Cork, Tipperary, Mayo, Galway, Derry and Tyrone club champs in live GAA TV action
Plenty for GAA fans to enjoy this weekend.
# Northern Sound
Rob Herring and Nick Timoney sign new Ulster contracts
Dan McFarland has welcomed the news of extensions for two ‘first-class operators on the pitch’.
# SUAF
Prendergast fears Munster-style backlash from Ulster after South Africa difficulties
The southern province’s attack coach also said that Andrew Conway is close to returning to action.
# bug
'Quite odd' - Medical review underway on Ulster's gastro outbreak in South Africa
Glasgow also had their game against the Lions postponed.
# RIP
17-year-old boy dies after single-vehicle crash in Antrim
Two other teenagers have been taken to hospital.
# mcfarland in a far land
'Sometimes the altitude element is over-hyped, but the heat is very different for us'
A delighted Dan McFarland reacts to his side’s thrilling URC win against the Lions in South Africa.
# 10
Madigan gets his shot to show Ulster that class is permanent
The 33-year-old has had a rollercoaster of a career with some huge highs and tough lows.
# Big Addition
Ulster set to sign Sutherland, still chasing Kitshoff for post-World Cup
The northern province are expected to announce the arrival of the Scotland and Lions prop.
# No Luck
Setback for Stockdale as Ulster wing goes for scan on his ankle
The 26-year-old had only just returned from a year out of the game.
# emerging
'The first thing is that you can see why our Irish team is so good'
Ulster’s Stewart Moore is one of the Irish players out to impress against the Griquas today.
# Ulster
Ulster seek to build on Connacht win against Scarlets as Herring returns
Hooker back in action for his province after key contribution in New Zealand.
# suftum
The Ulster depth chart: Under-the-radar signings and Stockdale's return
Youngsters like Nathan Doak will be pushing for first-choice status this season.