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# suftum - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Stretched resources 'won't be an issue' if Ulster earn a packed fixture list
# Winner Stays On
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# Winner Stays On

Stretched resources 'won't be an issue' if Ulster earn a packed fixture list

Aug 19th 2020, 11:27 AM 4,313 Views 6 Comments

Dan McFarland won’t be caught complaining if Ulster force their way tosix consecutive massive matches in the six weeks ahead.

# suftum - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

McFarland laments loss of Baloucoune to horrible hamstring injury
# Avulsion
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# Avulsion

McFarland laments loss of Baloucoune to horrible hamstring injury

Aug 18th 2020, 5:15 PM 6,313 Views 11 Comments

The young wing must undergo surgery after the worst outcome to a training ground jackal.

# suftum - Friday 14 August, 2020

Four years on from Leinster departure, Madigan has all new outlook with Ulster
# Inter-pro
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# Inter-pro

Four years on from Leinster departure, Madigan has all new outlook with Ulster

Updated Aug 14th 2020, 5:03 PM 34,372 Views 43 Comments

Ulster’s new recruit counted himself as a ‘purist’ about provincial representation. But he returns to ireland a more mature and rounded player.

# suftum - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Addison's back continues to be a frustration, hip op had been planned for Henderson
# Complications
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# Complications

Addison's back continues to be a frustration, hip op had been planned for Henderson

Aug 12th 2020, 6:36 AM 6,855 Views 16 Comments

Ulster had hoped the Ireland second row would be able to complete his recovery during sport’s shutdown, but the surgery was delayed.

# suftum - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Hip surgery to keep Iain Henderson out beyond Ulster's Champions Cup quarter
# Lock Out
From The42
# Lock Out

Hip surgery to keep Iain Henderson out beyond Ulster's Champions Cup quarter

Aug 11th 2020, 10:06 AM 6,484 Views 14 Comments

Henderson joins Leinster’s James Ryan as recovering second row options for Ireland’s big autumn schedule.

# suftum - Sunday 3 May, 2020

'It turned out to be the best four years of my career by a country mile'
# Suftum
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# Suftum

'It turned out to be the best four years of my career by a country mile'

May 3rd 2020, 9:30 PM 49,593 Views 5 Comments

Johann Muller says David Humphreys played a huge role in making his time in Ulster such a happy one.

# suftum - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Quiz: What do you remember about Stephen Ferris' impactful career?
# Fezzy Quiz
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# Fezzy Quiz

Quiz: What do you remember about Stephen Ferris' impactful career?

May 2nd 2020, 8:01 PM 27,056 Views 11 Comments

His career was too short, but he left an imprint all across Irish rugby.

# suftum - Saturday 25 April, 2020

'It was never a guarantee with Ireland, it was more that carrot dangling there'
# Suftum
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# Suftum

'It was never a guarantee with Ireland, it was more that carrot dangling there'

Apr 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 18,773 Views 10 Comments

Robbie Diack played for Ulster 205 times during a decade with the northern province.

# suftum - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Ulster Rugby puts players on furlough, IRFU to top up salaries
# Furlough
From The42
# Furlough

Ulster Rugby puts players on furlough, IRFU to top up salaries

Apr 22nd 2020, 4:12 PM 14,063 Views 29 Comments

The northern province has placed 70% of its staff onto the UK government’s job-retention scheme.

# suftum - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Madigan will return to find Ireland's out-half depth chart all the deeper
# Comment
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# Comment

Madigan will return to find Ireland's out-half depth chart all the deeper

Mar 14th 2020, 9:40 PM 16,183 Views 39 Comments

The Dubliner will face an utterly changed landscape to the one he left four years ago.

Ian Madigan coming back to Ireland as Ulster sign up 10 from Bristol
# A Sort Of Homecoming
From The42
# A Sort Of Homecoming

Ian Madigan coming back to Ireland as Ulster sign up 10 from Bristol

Mar 14th 2020, 3:31 PM 18,508 Views 52 Comments

The 30-year-old has committed to a one-year deal at the Kingspan Stadium.

# suftum - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

'I backed myself to come here because I saw an opportunity' - Ulster's Johnston finding feet after Munster switch
# Fits The Bill
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# Fits The Bill

'I backed myself to come here because I saw an opportunity' - Ulster's Johnston finding feet after Munster switch

Feb 25th 2020, 8:07 AM 7,797 Views 20 Comments

After a somewhat frustrating start at the northern province, the Tipperary man believes there are better times over the horizon.

# suftum - Monday 17 February, 2020

'With five minutes to go it was our game': McFarland rues naive finish against lowly Ospreys
# Coughed Up
From The42
# Coughed Up

'With five minutes to go it was our game': McFarland rues naive finish against lowly Ospreys

Feb 17th 2020, 10:12 AM 4,080 Views 7 Comments

The Welsh side grabbed just their second win of the season with a late penalty.

# suftum - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

No snow days or viral videos as McFarland revs Ulster up for Pro14
# Growth Mindset
From The42
# Growth Mindset

No snow days or viral videos as McFarland revs Ulster up for Pro14

Feb 12th 2020, 8:17 AM 4,744 Views 1 Comment

The Ulster head coach is pushing for growth rather than targets as his side ramp up a challenge in two tournaments.

# suftum - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Ulster hopeful good form is reflected in Ireland's Six Nations squad today
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Ulster hopeful good form is reflected in Ireland's Six Nations squad today

Jan 15th 2020, 6:15 AM 8,462 Views 7 Comments

The northern province should have a strong contingent in Andy Farrell’s group.

# suftum - Friday 10 January, 2020

Coetzee and Murphy return to Ulster team for Clermont clash
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Coetzee and Murphy return to Ulster team for Clermont clash

Jan 10th 2020, 12:16 PM 8,353 Views 14 Comments

Head coach Dan McFarland has made just two changes to the team that beat Munster last Friday.

# suftum - Friday 3 January, 2020

Cooney's sparkling form continues as Ulster run five past Munster
# Northern Exposure
From The42
# Northern Exposure

Cooney's sparkling form continues as Ulster run five past Munster

Jan 3rd 2020, 9:37 PM 45,561 Views 157 Comments

The scrum-half and centre Stuart McCloskey held sway in a dominant Ulster performance.

# suftum - Thursday 19 December, 2019

O'Connor brothers fill Ulster's second row for RDS clash with Leinster
# Winter-pros
From The42
# Winter-pros

O'Connor brothers fill Ulster's second row for RDS clash with Leinster

Dec 19th 2019, 12:16 PM 10,433 Views 25 Comments

Alan will make his 100th appearance for his adopted province while younger brother David earns his first start.

# suftum - Friday 13 December, 2019

Fresh perspective keeping Billy Burns on upward curve with Ulster
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

Fresh perspective keeping Billy Burns on upward curve with Ulster

Dec 13th 2019, 10:29 AM 3,865 Views 2 Comments

Ulster’s 10 is playing a huge role in the province’s form under Dan McFarland.

# suftum - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Ulster boss McFarland: 'I wouldn't consider us a top-eight team. We're definitely not there yet'
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Ulster boss McFarland: 'I wouldn't consider us a top-eight team. We're definitely not there yet'

Dec 8th 2019, 4:03 PM 5,418 Views 13 Comments

The head coach doesn’t see Ulster as one of Europe’s top-eight teams despite their promising position to qualify for the quarter-finals.

# suftum - Friday 6 December, 2019

In-house criticism and The Obstacle guiding John Cooney to peak form
# Cloud 9
From The42
# Cloud 9

In-house criticism and The Obstacle guiding John Cooney to peak form

Dec 6th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,094 Views 8 Comments

The Ulster scrum-half has been among the stand-out performers in the opening rounds of Europe.

# suftum - Monday 25 November, 2019

'The training is next-level': Henderson loving the hunger instilled in McFarland's Ulster
# Dogged
From The42
# Dogged

'The training is next-level': Henderson loving the hunger instilled in McFarland's Ulster

Nov 25th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,169 Views 1 Comment

‘It was coming from the players,” says McFarland of the highly-competitive training structure, “and then I just hammer them with it.”

# suftum - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'We knew we had to bring a fire to the game that said 'welcome to Ravenhill''
# Friday Night Ignites
From The42
# Friday Night Ignites

'We knew we had to bring a fire to the game that said 'welcome to Ravenhill''

Nov 23rd 2019, 8:44 AM 6,143 Views 1 Comment

Dan McFarland’s side showed their teeth before doggedly closing out a win over Clermont.

# suftum - Friday 22 November, 2019

Cooney's match-winner years in the making
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

Cooney's match-winner years in the making

Nov 22nd 2019, 10:50 PM 16,803 Views 8 Comments

Head coach Dan McFarland admits he was not initially confident his 9 had made the right call to go it alone.

Coetzee and Cooney to the fore as Ulster sink Clermont
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Coetzee and Cooney to the fore as Ulster sink Clermont

Nov 22nd 2019, 9:51 PM 28,023 Views 42 Comments

Tries from Jordi Murphy and John Cooney delivered the result for Ulster.

No room for error this time as Clermont call to fortress Ravenhill
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

No room for error this time as Clermont call to fortress Ravenhill

Nov 22nd 2019, 6:00 AM 4,252 Views 3 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men can take a clear lead in Pool 3.

# suftum - Monday 18 November, 2019

'They're the best changing rooms to win in': Henderson proud of Ulster's tight squeeze
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

'They're the best changing rooms to win in': Henderson proud of Ulster's tight squeeze

Nov 18th 2019, 5:00 AM 3,982 Views 7 Comments

The lock led his province out for the first time since being named captain, and it proved to be a very memorable day.

# suftum - Friday 15 November, 2019

Ball boy memories and his brother await as Burns prepares to steer Ulster in Bath
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

Ball boy memories and his brother await as Burns prepares to steer Ulster in Bath

Nov 15th 2019, 7:38 AM 5,255 Views 5 Comments

The northern province’s playmaker grew up in the dressing room at the Rec.

# suftum - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Conway scorches in to ensure Munster edge tight inter-pro against Ulster
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

Conway scorches in to ensure Munster edge tight inter-pro against Ulster

Nov 9th 2019, 7:09 PM 37,793 Views 82 Comments

The wing proved to be a game-breaker in a closely-fought contest.

Munster well-stocked to guard against Ulster revenge mission
# Scar Tissue
From The42
# Scar Tissue

Munster well-stocked to guard against Ulster revenge mission

Nov 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 10,193 Views 23 Comments

Dan McFarland will be eager to see his side show just what a much difference a year makes.

# suftum - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Bill Johnston takes 10 shirt as Ulster host Zebre
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Bill Johnston takes 10 shirt as Ulster host Zebre

Oct 31st 2019, 12:32 PM 8,151 Views 25 Comments

Dan McFarland will keep John Cooney and Craig Gilroy in reserve for the clash with the Italian side.

# suftum - Friday 25 October, 2019

O'Toole grateful for McGrath and 'guru' McFarland as he looks for an edge in the scrum
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

O'Toole grateful for McGrath and 'guru' McFarland as he looks for an edge in the scrum

Oct 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 4,103 Views 3 Comments

The young prop could play an important role with Ireland in the years ahead after moving back from Australia to Drogheda.

# suftum - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Will Addison returns from injury as Ulster host Cardiff
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Will Addison returns from injury as Ulster host Cardiff

Oct 24th 2019, 12:21 PM 4,492 Views 8 Comments

After taking the foot off the pedal for RWC quarter-final weekend, provincial rugby will gather speed through the winter.

# suftum - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Faddes finds a rhythm as six-try Ulster beat Kings
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Faddes finds a rhythm as six-try Ulster beat Kings

Oct 12th 2019, 5:15 PM 5,544 Views 5 Comments

John Cooney’s 22-point haul helped Ulster coast to victory over the Kngs.

# suftum - Sunday 6 October, 2019

'You realise you’re fit, healthy and have a career to look back on'
# A Rugby Life
From The42
# A Rugby Life

'You realise you’re fit, healthy and have a career to look back on'

Oct 6th 2019, 8:00 AM 24,483 Views 2 Comments

A health scare during the 2007 World Cup ended Simon Best’s career, but he is grateful for the chances he got in rugby.

# suftum - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Pienaar intent on enjoying remaining days in rugby after tragedy took him back to South Africa
# Family First
From The42
# Family First

Pienaar intent on enjoying remaining days in rugby after tragedy took him back to South Africa

Oct 5th 2019, 7:30 AM 18,061 Views 11 Comments

The former Ulster legend will face the northern province in Bloemfontein today.

# suftum - Friday 4 October, 2019

'Not a new boy any more,' Ulster out-half Burns hoping to relive 2018 South Africa heroics
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

'Not a new boy any more,' Ulster out-half Burns hoping to relive 2018 South Africa heroics

Oct 4th 2019, 9:16 AM 4,373 Views 3 Comments

The northern province face the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein tomorrow.

# suftum - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Ex-Highlander Faddes feeling right at home with Ulster's style of play
# Fresh Face
From The42
# Fresh Face

Ex-Highlander Faddes feeling right at home with Ulster's style of play

Aug 28th 2019, 9:54 AM 4,437 Views 8 Comments

The South Islander was not put off by his first visit to Belfast with the Barbarians three years ago.

# suftum - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Ulster academy have their 'act together' and are ready to unleash pack mentality
# Baring Teeth
From The42
# Baring Teeth

Ulster academy have their 'act together' and are ready to unleash pack mentality

Aug 3rd 2019, 7:15 AM 9,099 Views 8 Comments

Academy manager Kieran Campbell is confident that the province’s production line will deliver consistently.

# suftum - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Front row blow for Ulster as Milasinovich sidelined for 9 months
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

Front row blow for Ulster as Milasinovich sidelined for 9 months

Jul 17th 2019, 11:08 AM 5,579 Views 6 Comments

The Irish-qualified, South African born prop suffered a torn ACL in training with his new club.