Gary Cotterill is not having a good deadline day.
So much change means very little is certain for the northern province.
Matt O’Connor is braced for a serious test to start the new season this weekend.
Don’t sweat the small stuff.
Just in case you fancy lending your support or a bed to the mad men.
Saturday 30 August, 2014
‘After cycling 1100 miles, what’s another 250?’ An expert’s guide to surviving the Race Around Ireland
Donncha Cuttriss has completed the ultra-cycle three times. Here, he explains how it’s done.
Friday 29 August, 2014
It’s Croke Park Classic weekend. Let’s hustle.
Tullow’s finest flanker will get plenty of opportunity to carry from number eight.
We caught up with London Irish’s new prop Tom Court to talk about the turmoil in Ulster and the end of his international career.
Rob Kearney points out how shorter, sharper sessions are better for everyone.
Thursday 28 August, 2014
And we thought they were besties.
The scrum-half accepts his finest achievements are already behind him, but he’s the leader of a growing Irish movement in the Premiership.
The flanker is raring to go in a new season after playing only three times in 2014.
Wednesday 27 August, 2014
He may not have meant it though.
Tuesday 26 August, 2014
That’s three games without a win for Louis Van Gaal if you’re counting.
The Sky pundit predicts a lot of rotation in Louis Van Gaal’s front five.
Monday 25 August, 2014
We’ve also got news of a big change for Tiger Woods, a near miss for Dan Martin and, obviously, an ice bucket challenge.
Carew was one man who was delighted to see Mayo v Kerry end in a draw.
Sunday 24 August, 2014
Manchester United’s new boss pointed to a dearth of passing precision as the reason for today’s dropped points.
Louis Van Gaal’s men are playing with Michael Keane and Tyler Blackett as part of a back three.
Could Louis Van Gaal help his side to the season’s first win? We went minute-by-minute to find out.
Thursday 21 August, 2014
The Ulster and Ireland out-half talks to us about his recovery from a fractured vertebrae and a new era around Ravenhill.
Wednesday 20 August, 2014
The Antrim man put his foot injury trouble behind him to put in a powerful second lap in Swansea.
The number eight will be supported by vice captains Sean O’Brien and Rob Kearney.
Tuesday 19 August, 2014
There was also success for another Irish sprinter.
Sign him up, Matt.
This season is going to be tonnes o’ fun!
Oh, Tiger Woods was there too.
Monday 18 August, 2014
The ex-hooker will continue to oversee the Ulster academy.
“Since the last time I was classified my eyesight has got worse which is never what you want to hear.”
The 21-year-old made the podium in the 800m and also helped the 400m relay team set a new national record.
Ireland Women, we can only thank you.
Sunday 17 August, 2014
Meanwhile, the men’s 4 x 400 relay team set a new national record in their final.
“Like all good Irishmen, he loved to drink.”
Saturday 16 August, 2014
Thanks for all your help this week, readers.
Friday 15 August, 2014
What’s the league code again? I NEED THOSE 13 DIGITS BEFORE 11.30, DAMN IT!
The Corkman admits he ‘wasn’t great’ mentally and will have to learn from today’s experience.
There was better news in the 1500m as two Irishmen qualified for the final.
If Brad Thorn doesn’t get you pumped, nobody will.
Have you checked them off your list?
50km? No bother to him, boy!