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#Ulster

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

From The42 ‘This one hurts the most’ – Pienaar on Ulster’s latest play-off upset Pain

‘This one hurts the most’ – Pienaar on Ulster’s latest play-off upset

The South Africa international admits to some bitterness at the late penalty decision in the defeat to Glasgow.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 25 May, 2015

From The42 This was the most talked-about penalty decision of the Pro12 weekend Controversy

This was the most talked-about penalty decision of the Pro12 weekend

Niko Matawalu’s exaggeration of a high challenge by Ulster’s Ricky Lutton was poorly received.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 22 May, 2015

From The42 Analysis: Inventive Ulster and Glasgow primed for Pro12 play-off thriller Aesthetics

Analysis: Inventive Ulster and Glasgow primed for Pro12 play-off thriller

We’ve taken a look at some of the factors that could lead to an exhilarating match at Scotstoun today.

From The42 Gilroy hoping scintillating Ulster form catches Schmidt’s eye for World Cup Prolific

Gilroy hoping scintillating Ulster form catches Schmidt’s eye for World Cup

The 23-year-old has been in excellent try-scoring form for Ulster so far this season.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From The42 Leinster and All Blacks the role models for Townsend’s Warriors Growth Mindset

Leinster and All Blacks the role models for Townsend’s Warriors

The Scottish side host Ulster in the first Pro12 semi-final tomorrow night.

From The42 Ulster ring the changes as front-liners return for Glasgow semi-final Team News

Ulster ring the changes as front-liners return for Glasgow semi-final

Influential second row Franco van der Merwe misses out due to a knee injury.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From The42 Ulster blown away by Glasgow’s second-half rampage as sides set-up semi-final rematch Rematch

Ulster blown away by Glasgow’s second-half rampage as sides set-up semi-final rematch

The hosts scored four unanswered tries after the interval.

From The42 Munster, Ulster and Connacht will all be in playoff action next weekend Line-up

Munster, Ulster and Connacht will all be in playoff action next weekend

The semi-final pairings weren’t known until the last moments of today’s games.

From The42 As it happened: Guinness Pro12, final day match tracker Judgement Day

As it happened: Guinness Pro12, final day match tracker

There is a LOT to play for in the last round of fixtures.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 15 May, 2015

From The42 Ian Madigan back at 10 for Leinster while Ulster bench front-liners Maddog

Ian Madigan back at 10 for Leinster while Ulster bench front-liners

Collie O’Shea and Noel Reid come into the Leinster midfield for the trip to Edinburgh.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From The42 ‘He really does have it all’ – Henderson decision boosts Ulster’s Pro12 hopes Hendo

‘He really does have it all’ – Henderson decision boosts Ulster’s Pro12 hopes

The explosive blindside flanker will be involved against Glasgow on Saturday after his red card was rescinded.

From The42 All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer 7s

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer

Connacht, Ulster and Leinster will join Munster in the Limerick World Club Se7ens Series in August.

# ulster-rugby - Monday 11 May, 2015

From The42 Analysis: Bangor Bulldozer plays vital role as 15-man Munster fold Drama

Analysis: Bangor Bulldozer plays vital role as 15-man Munster fold

With just two minutes left at Kingspan Stadium, Anthony Foley’s men led by seven points.

From The42 Seven Irish-based players make Pro12 Dream Team

Seven Irish-based players make Pro12 Dream Team

Not one of them wear the blue of Leinster, however.

From The42 Analysis: Sonny Bill Henderson sets up sublime Tommy Bowe score Suftum

Analysis: Sonny Bill Henderson sets up sublime Tommy Bowe score

Munster will look at their defensive shortcomings in the lead-up to Ulster’s first-half try.

From The42 Miss Saturday’s thrilling draw in Belfast? Watch the weekend’s Pro12 highlights here Highlights Reel This post contains videos

Miss Saturday’s thrilling draw in Belfast? Watch the weekend’s Pro12 highlights here

Including the best bits of Connacht’s win in Italy.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From The42 Ulster’s Jackson passes ‘nerve-wracking’ kicking test in front of Schmidt Jacko

Ulster’s Jackson passes ‘nerve-wracking’ kicking test in front of Schmidt

The 23-year-old was once again in impressive form for Neil Doak’s side.

From The42 ‘We ran out of numbers against 14 men’ – Munster’s Foley left frustrated Axel

‘We ran out of numbers against 14 men’ – Munster’s Foley left frustrated

Ulster tries late in each half ultimately cost the southern province an important win.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 9 May, 2015

From The42 Ulster set to appeal Iain Henderson’s red card against Munster Sent Off

Ulster set to appeal Iain Henderson’s red card against Munster

Head coach Neil Doak confirmed that Ulster will look to have the decision rescinded.

From The42 Jackson underlines superb form with Joe Schmidt watching on Talking Points

Jackson underlines superb form with Joe Schmidt watching on

Iain Henderson’s debatable red card, a thrilling contest and next weekend’s final round.

From The42 Ulster and Munster share the spoils after Pro12 thriller in Belfast Drama

Ulster and Munster share the spoils after Pro12 thriller in Belfast

Paddy Jackson held his nerve with a last-gasp conversion to earn two points for Neil Doak’s men.

From The42 As it happened: Ulster v Munster, Guinness Pro12 Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ulster v Munster, Guinness Pro12

There was a lot at stake in Belfast.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 8 May, 2015

Munster fans will be overjoyed to see the destructive second row pairing for this weekend

Paul O’Connell and Donnacha Ryan are as physical as they come.

From The42 Ulster are without one of their most devastating flyers for tomorrow’s big provincial derby Unlucky

Ulster are without one of their most devastating flyers for tomorrow’s big provincial derby

Meanwhile, their is one change to the Connacht team to face Zebre.

From The42 Iain Henderson ‘relishing the confrontation’ with Peter O’Mahony Blindside

Iain Henderson ‘relishing the confrontation’ with Peter O’Mahony

The rivals for Ireland’s number six jersey boast contrasting styles and will collide on Saturday.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From The42 ‘Some rugby careers don’t last 5 years’ — Jared Payne Adopted Son

‘Some rugby careers don’t last 5 years’ — Jared Payne

The Ulster and Ireland centre can see no sense in the proposed change to rugby’s eligibility rules.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 2 May, 2015

From The42 Ulster’s big-money marquee signing picked up a worrying injury for the Blues Limped Off

Ulster’s big-money marquee signing picked up a worrying injury for the Blues

Charles Piutau was forced off as the Blues beat the Force in Auckland.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 30 April, 2015

From The42 These were the best tries scored in the Pro12 this season – but which is THE best? Highlight Reel This post contains videos

These were the best tries scored in the Pro12 this season – but which is THE best?

Irish players account for exactly half of the nominations for Pro12 Try of the Season.

# ulster-rugby - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From The42 Tyler Bleyendaal’s Munster career began with a big win over Ulster Kiwi Import

Tyler Bleyendaal’s Munster career began with a big win over Ulster

Young Munster man Diarmuid McCarthy continued his resurgence with another two tries.

# ulster-rugby - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From The42 Analysis: World Cup contenders shine as Ulster’s Pro12 form grows Schmidt Watch

Analysis: World Cup contenders shine as Ulster’s Pro12 form grows

We dissect the performances of some of Ulster’s key men during the win over Leinster.

# ulster-rugby - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From The42 The best part of Ulster v Leinster was when Paddy Jackson briefly morphed into Julian Savea Bosh

The best part of Ulster v Leinster was when Paddy Jackson briefly morphed into Julian Savea

Jackson isn’t known for his strength but he boshed Jimmy Gopperth spectacularly.

From The42 Iain Henderson ran a BOD-esque line to beat Leinster on Friday Brute Force

Iain Henderson ran a BOD-esque line to beat Leinster on Friday

The 23-year-old is getting more explosive with every game.

# ulster-rugby - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From The42 Composure key to Ulster’s quick turnaround against Leinster — Rory Best Synergy

Composure key to Ulster’s quick turnaround against Leinster — Rory Best

The hooker praised the attitude and belief built between the province’s players and coaching staff.

From The42 ‘Credit to Ulster, they wore us down’ – Leinster coach O’Connor Knockout Rugby

‘Credit to Ulster, they wore us down’ – Leinster coach O’Connor

Ulster’s home fuelled motivation combined with Leinster fatigue made it a rough night for the champions.

# ulster-rugby - Friday 24 April, 2015

From The42 Curtain closing on Leinster’s season and more talking points from Ravenhill Reaction

Curtain closing on Leinster’s season and more talking points from Ravenhill

Along with man of the match Iain Henderson, Paddy Jackson was critical to putting Ulster top of the table.

From The42 Henderson helps Ulster inflict painful defeat on Leinster Match Report

Henderson helps Ulster inflict painful defeat on Leinster

Ulster scored 26 unanswered points after trailing 10 -0 early on.

From The42 As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Pro12 Liveblog

As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Pro12

We were in Ravenhill to bring you through this crucial inter-pro minute-by-minute.

From The42 A tale of two provinces as Leinster attempt to save season away to Ulster Pro12

A tale of two provinces as Leinster attempt to save season away to Ulster

The hosts in Belfast have trophies on their mind, but they too need three wins to help them along the way.

# ulster-rugby - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From The42 Tommy Bowe: ‘We shouldn’t ever lose at Fortress Ravenhill’ Final Push

Tommy Bowe: ‘We shouldn’t ever lose at Fortress Ravenhill’

With the Pro12 final set for Belfast, Ulster are hoping to have four massive home games left in their season.

From The42 200 not out for Heaslip – Here are the Ulster and Leinster teams for tomorrow’s inter-pro Team News

200 not out for Heaslip – Here are the Ulster and Leinster teams for tomorrow’s inter-pro

Ulster unchanged while Leinster make four changes from defeat against Toulon.

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