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# ulster - Saturday 30 April, 2016

From The42 Ulster trounce Leinster to tighten their grip on Pro12 semi-final spot Northern Lights

Ulster trounce Leinster to tighten their grip on Pro12 semi-final spot

An impressive performance saw Les Kiss’s side narrowly miss out on a bonus point.

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

As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Guinness Pro12

There’s an important inter-provincial clash down for decision this afternoon at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.

# ulster - Friday 29 April, 2016

From The42 McCloskey back, Healy not in squad for vital Ulster v Leinster clash Team-sheets

McCloskey back, Healy not in squad for vital Ulster v Leinster clash

Jack McGrath starts in the front row for Leinster with Peter Dooley in reserve.

# ulster - Thursday 28 April, 2016

From The42 Here's what your province needs from the last two Pro12 fixtures Permutations

Here's what your province needs from the last two Pro12 fixtures

We dusted off the abacus and wrote off Italians at will to see who’s likely to finish the Pro12 campaign in the best position.

From The42 Ferris fears for Ulster pack with only one big obvious ball-carrier Under Powered

Ferris fears for Ulster pack with only one big obvious ball-carrier

‘You’ve got Iain Henderson and that’s really it.’

# ulster - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

From The42 Iain Henderson ready to channel a season's worth of frustration into beating Leinster Hendo

Iain Henderson ready to channel a season's worth of frustration into beating Leinster

The sorely-missed second row is hoping to ‘do a job’ on Leinster’s defence in what is just his seventh appearance of the season.

# ulster - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

From The42 Leinster right where they want to be as business end of season arrives In Control

Leinster right where they want to be as business end of season arrives

With a two-point cushion going into the final two games of the season, the eastern province are masters of their own destiny.

# ulster - Monday 25 April, 2016

From The42 England-bound Te'o: 'I'm pretty proud of where I am and where I'm going' Rose-tinted

England-bound Te'o: 'I'm pretty proud of where I am and where I'm going'

Even the powerful Kiwi centre has been surprised by how quickly he has converted to a new code.

From The42 Sean O'Brien will 'definitely' be back for Leinster before the Pro12 play-offs Notorious Sob

Sean O'Brien will 'definitely' be back for Leinster before the Pro12 play-offs

O’Brien may not be fit enough to face Ulster this weekend, but Jonathan Sexton will be back in Leinster’s number 10 shirt.

# ulster - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

From The42 Monaghan win first Ulster U21 in 17 years to set up All-Ireland tie against Kerry or Cork EirGridU21

Monaghan win first Ulster U21 in 17 years to set up All-Ireland tie against Kerry or Cork

A two-point win for Monaghan tonight against Tyrone.

# ulster - Friday 1 April, 2016

From The42 Leaders Connacht make Ulster work hard to stay in playoff race Feisty

Leaders Connacht make Ulster work hard to stay in playoff race

Pat Lam’s men finished with 13 men, but played the role of table-toppers superbly

From The42 As it happened: Ulster v Connacht, Guinness Pro12 Liveblog

As it happened: Ulster v Connacht, Guinness Pro12

The league leaders headed for Belfast this evening, where they had never managed a win in the professional era.

# ulster - Thursday 31 March, 2016

From The42 Payne named fullback as Ulster aim to scrap back in to Pro12 playoff spots Off Centre

Payne named fullback as Ulster aim to scrap back in to Pro12 playoff spots

Les Kiss has been able to welcome back Rory Best and Andrew Trimble to his ranks.

# ulster - Thursday 24 March, 2016

From The42 Look who’s back! Iain Henderson set for his first Ulster start in four months Suftum

Look who’s back! Iain Henderson set for his first Ulster start in four months

Les Kiss’s side face a Pro12 trip to Glasgow tomorrow evening.

# ulster - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

From The42 Ulster’s brilliant late break, Connacht’s epic night in Edinburgh and more Pro12 highlights Safe Hands This post contains videos

Ulster’s brilliant late break, Connacht’s epic night in Edinburgh and more Pro12 highlights

Connacht can sit back and admire the view from the top of the table for at least another 10 days.

# ulster - Thursday 3 March, 2016

From The42 Boost for Ulster as Herring returns to skipper side Big Fish

Boost for Ulster as Herring returns to skipper side

Director of rugby Les Kiss has made four changes to his starting XV for the visit of Zebre.

# ulster - Monday 29 February, 2016

From The42 Healy continues heroics for Connacht, Munster’s mud wrestle and the rest of the weekend’s Pro12 highlights Provincial

Healy continues heroics for Connacht, Munster’s mud wrestle and the rest of the weekend’s Pro12 highlights

The Pro12 table is still happy reading for Connacht fans.

# ulster - Sunday 28 February, 2016

From The42 Two late tries sink Ulster in Cardiff Away Blues

Two late tries sink Ulster in Cardiff

The Irish province failed to kill the game after a Craig Gilroy try put them in command just after the interval.

# ulster - Friday 26 February, 2016

From The42 Paddy Jackson named captain as Ulster target Pro12 raid on Cardiff PJ

Paddy Jackson named captain as Ulster target Pro12 raid on Cardiff

Les Kiss makes six changes to the side edged out by Scarlets last weekend.

# ulster - Sunday 21 February, 2016

From The42 Defensive errors prove costly for Ulster as Scarlets win in Belfast Welsh Woe

Defensive errors prove costly for Ulster as Scarlets win in Belfast

There was just a point between them at full-time at Kingspan Stadium.

# ulster - Friday 19 February, 2016

From The42 Ulster make seven changes as Chris Henry starts for the first time in two months Starting XV

Ulster make seven changes as Chris Henry starts for the first time in two months

Ulster play Llanelli Scarlets in the Guinness Pro12 on Sunday.

# ulster - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Chris Henry: ‘I hope Joe knows I’ve done a job for him in the past and I’m still there’

Ireland’s head coach places huge value in familiarity when picking squads and Henry hopes to prove himself fit for Twickenham this Sunday.

# ulster - Friday 12 February, 2016

From The42 Ulster keep pressure on Connacht with hard-fought win over defending champions Glasgow Big Win

Ulster keep pressure on Connacht with hard-fought win over defending champions Glasgow

Callum Black scored their only try on his 100th appearance for the province.

# ulster - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From The42 McCloskey to start at centre as Henry returns to bench Big Boost

McCloskey to start at centre as Henry returns to bench

Fly-half Sam Windsor will also make his debut for the province against the Glasgow Warriors.

# ulster - Saturday 30 January, 2016

From The42 Olding scores on return as Ulster claim vital bonus-point win Big Bonus

Olding scores on return as Ulster claim vital bonus-point win

Les Kiss’ side kept their PRO12 playoff hopes alive after they claimed a maximum five points in Italy.

# ulster - Friday 29 January, 2016

From The42 Stuart Olding returns for Ulster after 10 months out through injury Comeback

Stuart Olding returns for Ulster after 10 months out through injury

The Ireland international has not featured since last March.

# ulster - Saturday 23 January, 2016

From The42 Ulster give themselves quarter-final chance with hammering of Oyonnax Rampant

Ulster give themselves quarter-final chance with hammering of Oyonnax

The northern province ran in eight tries in total at Kingspan Stadium.

From The42 As it happened: Ulster v Oyonnax, Champions Cup Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ulster v Oyonnax, Champions Cup

The Irish province are chasing a bonus-point victory this afternoon to keep their quarter-finals hopes alive.

# ulster - Friday 22 January, 2016

From The42 Stuart McCloskey ‘rested’ for Ulster’s crucial Champions Cup clash with Oyonnax Holding Back

Stuart McCloskey ‘rested’ for Ulster’s crucial Champions Cup clash with Oyonnax

The northern province are chasing a bonus point to give them the best chance of making the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

# ulster - Thursday 21 January, 2016

From The42 Stuart Olding ready to end 10-month injury absence with centre slot for Ulster A Gamechanger

Stuart Olding ready to end 10-month injury absence with centre slot for Ulster A

The 22-year-old will wear the number 13 shirt in Bristol tomorrow night.

Ulster taking lessons from latest Toulouse slip-up with clinical approach to take apart Oyonnax

Don’t expect Barbarians rugby when Ulster go chasing a bonus point win on Saturday, expect relentless pragmatism.

# ulster - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From The42 A dozen rock solid reasons why Rory Best was the perfect choice to be Ireland captain Captain Fantastic

A dozen rock solid reasons why Rory Best was the perfect choice to be Ireland captain

The hooker has been inspirational throughout his 89 caps for his country.

10-week ban for gouging Luke Marshall keeps Chris Ashton out of the Six Nations

The winger pleaded not guilty to the offence.

# ulster - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

From The42 ‘We’ve been talking about it for years, but our performances haven’t improved in big games’ — Jared Payne Best Foot Forward

‘We’ve been talking about it for years, but our performances haven’t improved in big games’ — Jared Payne

The Ireland international says he hasn’t spoken to Joe Schmidt about whether he’ll be needed as a centre or fullback option next month.

# ulster - Monday 18 January, 2016

From The42 Chris Ashton cited for alleged gouge on Luke Marshall, Glasgow flanker pulled up for testicle grab Eye-watering
From The42 Outside chance for Munster? How the Champions Cup 1/4 final shake-up stands Explainer

Outside chance for Munster? How the Champions Cup 1/4 final shake-up stands

The quarter-final countdown is on, so we dusted off the scientific calculator to see who is likely to go in to the last eight.

# ulster - Saturday 16 January, 2016

From The42 As it happened: Saracens v Ulster, Champions Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Saracens v Ulster, Champions Cup

We followed all the action from Allianz Park.

# ulster - Monday 11 January, 2016

From The42 Here’s what Ulster and Connacht need to happen to reach their European quarter-finals Explainer

Here’s what Ulster and Connacht need to happen to reach their European quarter-finals

A few wins could make everything quite straightforward.

From The42 We could watch Paddy Jackson’s 53m match-winning penalty on a loop ’til February The Jackhammer This post contains videos

We could watch Paddy Jackson’s 53m match-winning penalty on a loop ’til February

Please, Ulster. Never do that to us again.

# ulster - Sunday 10 January, 2016

From The42 Monstrous Jackson kick completes incredible Ulster comeback Great Escape

Monstrous Jackson kick completes incredible Ulster comeback

The introduction of Pienaar and the Ireland fly-half saves coach Kiss’ blushes against Oyonnax.

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