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# ulster - Friday 22 May, 2015

Polls closed: Here’s a snapshot of the turnout across the country

An awful lot of you turned out to vote.

From The42 ‘It’s not football, you can’t have boys diving all over the place’ — Rory Best on Matawalu dive Not Soccer

Stormer of a semi-final ends in heartbreak for Ulster

Finn Russell’s nerveless late conversion sent Glasgow into a second consecutive final.

From The42 Missing grunt and more talking points before Ulster’s Pro12 semi in Glasgow Suftum

Missing grunt and more talking points before Ulster’s Pro12 semi in Glasgow

This has the makings to be the best Pro12 play-off ever.

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# ulster - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From The42 Danny Barnes and 4 more of the best Pro12 semi-finals Last Ditch

Danny Barnes and 4 more of the best Pro12 semi-finals

The play-off stage of the league has lived in the shadow of European finals, until now.

# ulster - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From The42 Ciarán McDonald and a host of former GAA stars to play in Ulster v Rest of Ireland match Good Cause

Ciarán McDonald and a host of former GAA stars to play in Ulster v Rest of Ireland match

The teams will meet in charity game next week.

From The42 ‘We had 14 guys who couldn’t train’: Ulster coach defends weakened selection for Pro12 shake-up Calculated Risk

‘We had 14 guys who couldn’t train’: Ulster coach defends weakened selection for Pro12 shake-up

With fresh bodies due to come back for the return to Scotstoun, will Neil Doak’s gamble pay off?

# ulster - Monday 18 May, 2015

From The42 After 10 failed attempts, there will finally be an away winner in the Pro12 semi-finals Opinion

After 10 failed attempts, there will finally be an away winner in the Pro12 semi-finals

This weekend’s play-offs are the most evenly balanced since the competition changed structure.

# ulster - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From The42 Craig Gilroy wins the best try award, but misses out on Pro12 Player of the Season gong World Wide Webb This post contains videos

Craig Gilroy wins the best try award, but misses out on Pro12 Player of the Season gong

Both Player of the Season awards went to scrum-halves at this evening’s awards ceremony.

# ulster - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From The42 Champions Cup failings helped bring about this perfect Pro12 storm Opinion

Champions Cup failings helped bring about this perfect Pro12 storm

10 teams have something worth playing for this weekend, and it’s all thanks to the men who killed the Heineken Cup.

# ulster - Friday 15 May, 2015

From The42 Here’s what Munster, Ulster and Connacht need to happen in the Pro12 Permutations

Here’s what Munster, Ulster and Connacht need to happen in the Pro12

There’s a whole lot riding on the last round of the Pro12 for three Irish provinces.

# ulster - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From The42 ‘We can go away and win anywhere’ — Ulster centre McCloskey Bangor Bulldozer

‘We can go away and win anywhere’ — Ulster centre McCloskey

The abrasive centre has had a double-edged sword of a season, but he’s a long way from the scrum-half who played in school.

From The42 Iain Henderson free to play after ‘unwarranted’ red card v Munster Unleash The Llama

Iain Henderson free to play after ‘unwarranted’ red card v Munster

Ulster’s Pro12 chances just got a whole lot better.

# ulster - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From The42 Here’s where you can watch the gripping final weekend of the Pro12 Deadline Day

Here’s where you can watch the gripping final weekend of the Pro12

The league has announced their plans for the semi-final weekend too.

# ulster - Sunday 10 May, 2015

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 - Saturday 9 May, 2015

From The42 Pressure rising for Ulster v Munster as play-off squeeze takes hold Inter-pro

Pressure rising for Ulster v Munster as play-off squeeze takes hold

Provinces south and north go head to head today with a crucial home Pro12 semi-final on the line.

# ulster - Friday 8 May, 2015

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 - 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 - Thursday 30 April, 2015

# ulster - 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 - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From The42 Inconsistency the big issue Leinster need to address — Matt O’Connor Blue Order

Inconsistency the big issue Leinster need to address — Matt O’Connor

The Australian believes the performance against Toulon is evidence that Leinster can compete with the best.

# ulster - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Connacht’s nightmare day and more talking points from a hectic Pro12 Saturday

Scarlets were the big winners in the chase for Champions Cup places.

From The42 Plenty of improvements required before Munster’s showdown with Ulster Centurion

Plenty of improvements required before Munster’s showdown with Ulster

Tommy O’Donnell is expecting a breakdown battle in Ravenhill.

# ulster - 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 Against Habana, you have to expect him to attempt an intercept — Bowe on Leinster heartbreak Poacher

Against Habana, you have to expect him to attempt an intercept — Bowe on Leinster heartbreak

The Ulster wing is fond of turning defence in to seven points himself, so here’s how he viewed the decisive score in Sunday’s semi-final.

# ulster - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From The42 Pick your favourite Try of the Year from IRUPA’s shortlist Beautiful Game This post contains a poll

Pick your favourite Try of the Year from IRUPA’s shortlist

Two Connacht stars and an Ulster wing have been shortlisted by the players union. Who would get your vote?

From The42 Ireland international Fitzpatrick forced to retire with concussion issues Head Injuries

Ireland international Fitzpatrick forced to retire with concussion issues

The 31-year-old has called time on his career on the advice of a neurologist.

# ulster - Sunday 12 April, 2015

From The42 ‘We pride ourselves on defence’: Best not willing to settle for just a bonus point win Suftum

‘We pride ourselves on defence’: Best not willing to settle for just a bonus point win

The captain is gritting teeth for Ulster’s tough run-in.

From The42 Connacht vow to bring Pro12 race ‘to the wire’ despite inter-pro setback Stand Up Rise Up

Connacht vow to bring Pro12 race ‘to the wire’ despite inter-pro setback

“One thing I say about this group of guys: we might not be as experienced in certain areas, but they work hard and they don’t give in.”

# ulster - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From The42 Ulster confirm that Charles Piutau will play his rugby in Ireland from 2016 Backburner

# ulster - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From The42 Murphy stars as Donegal win and send Tyrone into relegation battle with Kerry Magic From Michael

Murphy stars as Donegal win and send Tyrone into relegation battle with Kerry

Ryan McHugh bagged the only goal of the game in a big win for Rory Gallagher’s side.

# ulster - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From The42 12 of the best pics from all today’s schools rugby action Looking Back

12 of the best pics from all today’s schools rugby action

Roscrea, Rockwell and RBAI triumphed in their respective competitions.

# ulster - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From Business ETC Lack of office space a real headache for companies looking to set up shop New Gaff

Lack of office space a real headache for companies looking to set up shop

And for the office space already there, the price is going keep going up and up.

# ulster - Monday 2 March, 2015

From The42 Connacht’s half-century and the rest of the Pro12 action you missed because the Six Nations was on Provincial

Connacht’s half-century and the rest of the Pro12 action you missed because the Six Nations was on

There’s only so much rugby you can fit into a weekend. So here’s some bonus Monday footage.

# ulster - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From The42 An inter-provincial transfer from Connacht to Ulster has been announced On The Move

An inter-provincial transfer from Connacht to Ulster has been announced

Willie Faloon will return to his home province next season after three years in Galway.

# ulster - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From The42 Jake Heenan captain, Rodney Ah You to start Connacht Eagles’ clash with Ravens tomorrow Bird Bash

Jake Heenan captain, Rodney Ah You to start Connacht Eagles’ clash with Ravens tomorrow

The Kiwi openside will meet his compatriot Tim Boys on his road to recovery.

# ulster - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The42 David Humphreys is bringing yet another Ulsterman over to Gloucester Suftum

David Humphreys is bringing yet another Ulsterman over to Gloucester

Loosehead prop Paddy McAllister will head for Kingsholm at the end of the season.

# ulster - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From The42 Elbow injuries rule both Jackson and Olding out of Six Nations Dropping Like Flies

Elbow injuries rule both Jackson and Olding out of Six Nations

Both exciting young backs require surgery and will miss at least 10 weeks of rugby.

# ulster - Monday 19 January, 2015

Up to 6,500 homes left without water

Workers with NI Water are currently involved in a dispute over pensions.

# ulster - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The42 No shortage of intent in Connacht XV, but Ulster leave some big guns at home for Toulon trip Team-sheets

No shortage of intent in Connacht XV, but Ulster leave some big guns at home for Toulon trip

Jared Payne starts for the northern province with Rory Best, Tommy Bowe and Craig Gilroy left out of the squad.

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