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# suftum - Saturday 8 December, 2018

'Big players stood up, that's the bottom line... We came with an edge'
# Ulster
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# Ulster

'Big players stood up, that's the bottom line... We came with an edge'

Dec 8th 2018, 2:09 PM 6,170 Views 2 Comments

Ulster delivered an impressive performance to secure a bonus-point win in Llanelli last night.

# suftum - Friday 7 December, 2018

Superb Ulster stun Scarlets with stirring bonus-point win in Wales
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Superb Ulster stun Scarlets with stirring bonus-point win in Wales

Dec 7th 2018, 9:40 PM 28,957 Views 40 Comments

Dan McFarland’s forwards were brilliant as man of the match Will Addison shone in the backline.

Speight eager to work for Ulster as his departure date draws near
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Speight eager to work for Ulster as his departure date draws near

Dec 7th 2018, 6:30 AM 7,415 Views 2 Comments

The Wallaby is keen to make up for lost time and leave an impression on the Champions Cup before returning to the Brumbies.

# suftum - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Ulster take 'huge amount of pride' from Ireland's success as provinces prepare to return
# Big Lift
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# Big Lift

Ulster take 'huge amount of pride' from Ireland's success as provinces prepare to return

Nov 20th 2018, 8:24 AM 9,967 Views 16 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side face the Scarlets on Friday night.

# suftum - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Hume hit crucial as Ulster surge in second half to beat Benetton
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Hume hit crucial as Ulster surge in second half to beat Benetton

Nov 3rd 2018, 4:59 PM 6,660 Views 1 Comment

Tries from Sean Reidy and Rob Herring helped Ulster turn the tide after the Italians dominated the first-half.

# suftum - Friday 26 October, 2018

McCloskey double caps bonus point win for Ulster over Dragons
# Centre Of Attention
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# Centre Of Attention

McCloskey double caps bonus point win for Ulster over Dragons

Oct 26th 2018, 9:52 PM 6,597 Views 4 Comments

Will Addison was on form again to help Dan McFarland’s men grab their first five-point success of the season.

# suftum - Monday 22 October, 2018

'I think our players are getting better and putting their hands up for Ireland'
# Test Ambitions
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# Test Ambitions

'I think our players are getting better and putting their hands up for Ireland'

Oct 22nd 2018, 6:30 AM 12,054 Views 5 Comments

The likes of Will Addison and John Cooney have been outstanding for Ulster so far this season.

# suftum - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Cooney-less Ulster face daunting task in Paris against Zebo and Racing 92
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Cooney-less Ulster face daunting task in Paris against Zebo and Racing 92

Oct 20th 2018, 9:30 AM 5,663 Views 8 Comments

The scrum-half is missing due to a shoulder injury.

# suftum - Friday 19 October, 2018

Addison relishing Racing trip and another chance to impress for Ulster
# Strong Will
From The42
# Strong Will

Addison relishing Racing trip and another chance to impress for Ulster

Oct 19th 2018, 1:00 AM 4,713 Views 10 Comments

The 26-year-old is touted by many as potential Ireland call-up next month.

# suftum - Saturday 13 October, 2018

'I am a glass half full person, so I will take the four points'
# Suftum
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# Suftum

'I am a glass half full person, so I will take the four points'

Oct 13th 2018, 9:12 PM 13,150 Views 7 Comments

Dan McFarland was relieved to see his side get an important win on a night when it was all about the result.

# suftum - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Ulster flanker gets four-week ban for in-air tackle he saw red for against Connacht
# Further Punishment
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# Further Punishment

Ulster flanker gets four-week ban for in-air tackle he saw red for against Connacht

Oct 10th 2018, 8:35 PM 4,772 Views 25 Comments

The disciplinary panel concluded that a mid-range entry point sanction was appropriate, but halved it.

# suftum - Saturday 6 October, 2018

McFarland rues 'one thing after another that punched Ulster in the stomach'
# Tenderised
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# Tenderised

McFarland rues 'one thing after another that punched Ulster in the stomach'

Oct 6th 2018, 3:57 AM 7,340 Views 3 Comments

It’s been a bad week for Dan McFarland with two unwanted entries in the history books.

# suftum - Thursday 27 September, 2018

'I didn't leave somewhere you strive to be the best to strive for second or third'
# Winning Habit
From The42
# Winning Habit

'I didn't leave somewhere you strive to be the best to strive for second or third'

Sep 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,987 Views 11 Comments

Jordi Murphy isn’t going to abide by lower standards after switching from double winners Leinster for Ulster.

# suftum - Saturday 22 September, 2018

McFarland impressed and frustrated as Ulster show character to force draw
# Fight For Every Inch
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# Fight For Every Inch

McFarland impressed and frustrated as Ulster show character to force draw

Sep 22nd 2018, 7:20 AM 5,013 Views 3 Comments

The head coach hailed the work done on the team’s culture during the summer before his arrival.

# suftum - Friday 21 September, 2018

Late Speight try earns dramatic draw on top of bonus point for Ulster against Cheetahs
# Away In Sa
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# Away In Sa

Late Speight try earns dramatic draw on top of bonus point for Ulster against Cheetahs

Sep 21st 2018, 8:15 PM 11,216 Views 9 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men left Bloemfontein with three points after a 10-try thriller.

# suftum - Thursday 20 September, 2018

19-year-old Kernohan starts as 5-day turnaround brings 6 changes for Ulster against Cheetahs
# Team-sheets
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# Team-sheets

19-year-old Kernohan starts as 5-day turnaround brings 6 changes for Ulster against Cheetahs

Sep 20th 2018, 12:17 PM 8,099 Views 14 Comments

The academy prospect scored his first senior try last weekend.

# suftum - Monday 17 September, 2018

Ruthlessness remains top of McFarland's wish-list as Ulster beat Kings
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Ruthlessness remains top of McFarland's wish-list as Ulster beat Kings

Sep 17th 2018, 7:20 AM 4,979 Views 3 Comments

‘We have to be ruthless in what we’re doing if we want to take advantage of the dominance we had in possession.’

# suftum - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Late debut tries, but no bonus point as Ulster defeat Kings
# Suftum In Sa
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# Suftum In Sa

Late debut tries, but no bonus point as Ulster defeat Kings

Sep 16th 2018, 3:36 PM 10,151 Views 14 Comments

Angus Kernohan and Angus Curtis helped Ulster’s chase for a bonus point in Port Elizabeth.

# suftum - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Testimonial man Henry promises high energy and a few surprises from Ulster this season
# Stalwart
From The42
# Stalwart

Testimonial man Henry promises high energy and a few surprises from Ulster this season

Aug 18th 2018, 6:30 AM 5,652 Views 3 Comments

The Six Nations-winning back row will be honoured during Ulster’s pre-season clash with Gloucester today.

# suftum - Monday 6 August, 2018

'We're trying to develop something that leaves a legacy'
# Forging New Talent
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# Forging New Talent

'We're trying to develop something that leaves a legacy'

Aug 6th 2018, 10:30 AM 14,678 Views 3 Comments

We spent a day within the Ulster academy, where Kieran Campbell is putting structures and frameworks in place to develop great people as well as players.

# suftum - Saturday 28 July, 2018

'I've never finished the season feeling in better shape': Best leading fresh start in Ulster
# Best Foot Forward
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# Best Foot Forward

'I've never finished the season feeling in better shape': Best leading fresh start in Ulster

Jul 28th 2018, 9:35 AM 7,604 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland captain missed the June series, but has rehabilitated his hamstring and is determined to steer Ulster on a better course.

# suftum - Friday 27 July, 2018

After intense headaches and feeling just plain 'crap', Jared Payne has moved to a new chapter
# The Natural
From The42
# The Natural

After intense headaches and feeling just plain 'crap', Jared Payne has moved to a new chapter

Jul 27th 2018, 12:00 PM 48,698 Views 23 Comments

‘Sometimes you felt like you had a bit of a hangover and other times it feels like something’s wrong in your head and you’re tempted to call A&E.’

# suftum - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Ireland forwards coach Easterby to provide support for Ulster before head coach arrival
# Simon Says
From The42
# Simon Says

Ireland forwards coach Easterby to provide support for Ulster before head coach arrival

Jul 3rd 2018, 12:00 PM 17,388 Views 50 Comments

Hope remains that Dan McFarland will leave Scotland before January, but Easterby will work with the province’s young coaches on an interim basis.

# suftum - Monday 21 May, 2018

Gibbes refuses to rule out La Rochelle switch after salvaging Champions Cup berth
# Exit Poll
From The42
# Exit Poll

Gibbes refuses to rule out La Rochelle switch after salvaging Champions Cup berth

May 21st 2018, 1:10 AM 10,166 Views 23 Comments

The Kiwi traveled to speak with the Top14 club on Thursday and insists his absence didn’t impact preparations for the 35-17 Champions Cup play-off win.

# suftum - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Changing of the guard makes Champions Cup a vital pillar for Ulster's rebuild
# Big Games Ahead
From The42
# Big Games Ahead

Changing of the guard makes Champions Cup a vital pillar for Ulster's rebuild

May 20th 2018, 7:44 PM 10,881 Views 25 Comments

Some cherished figures won’t be around for Ulster next season, but today’s win brings reasons to get excited about the year ahead.

# suftum - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Coetzee relieved to come out of the wilderness and closer to fitness
# The Great Outdoorsman
From The42
# The Great Outdoorsman

Coetzee relieved to come out of the wilderness and closer to fitness

May 13th 2018, 11:30 AM 9,493 Views 15 Comments

The Springbok will be a central tenet of Ulster’s rebuild next season, but first and foremost is next Sunday’s meeting with Ospreys.

# suftum - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'He's still working with us for the next nine months': Scotland ready to make Ulster wait for McFarland
# Complications
From The42
# Complications

'He's still working with us for the next nine months': Scotland ready to make Ulster wait for McFarland

May 8th 2018, 5:13 PM 6,409 Views 25 Comments

A solution is needed to stop a sense of transition seeping in to the first half of Ulster’s season.

# suftum - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'He hits like an absolute train' - Stockdale lauds retiring mentor Trimble
# Bowing Out
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# Bowing Out

'He hits like an absolute train' - Stockdale lauds retiring mentor Trimble

May 3rd 2018, 8:00 PM 11,836 Views 3 Comments

The 33-year-old Ulsterman announced his retirement from professional rugby earlier today.

Ulster and Ireland wing Andrew Trimble announces retirement from rugby
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Ulster and Ireland wing Andrew Trimble announces retirement from rugby

May 3rd 2018, 3:36 PM 31,132 Views 87 Comments

The 33-year-old says it is ‘probably the toughest decision that any professional sportsman will make.’

# suftum - Friday 27 April, 2018

Gibbes pleased to still have a sniff of Pro14 playoffs as he bids to complete miracle comeback in Munster
# From Way Back
From The42
# From Way Back

Gibbes pleased to still have a sniff of Pro14 playoffs as he bids to complete miracle comeback in Munster

Apr 27th 2018, 8:02 AM 5,484 Views 10 Comments

‘We had no margin of error and we managed to fight and scratch our way through and get ourselves in a position to put pressure on Edinburgh.’

# suftum - Friday 13 April, 2018

Stockdale seals drab Ulster win on night of protests at Kingspan Stadium
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Stockdale seals drab Ulster win on night of protests at Kingspan Stadium

Apr 13th 2018, 10:04 PM 38,367 Views 0 Comments

A game low on entertainment delivered a second win on the trot for Ulster.

# suftum - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Fresh contract extension for Darren Cave as he leads unchanged Ulster back-line against Ospreys
# DC
From The42
# DC

Fresh contract extension for Darren Cave as he leads unchanged Ulster back-line against Ospreys

Apr 12th 2018, 12:13 PM 4,168 Views 4 Comments

Ulster’s former forwards coach Allen Clarke stands between them and a second Pro14 win on the bounce.

# suftum - Monday 9 April, 2018

Analysis: Ulster show signs of life as lineout attack shines in Edinburgh
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Analysis: Ulster show signs of life as lineout attack shines in Edinburgh

Apr 9th 2018, 4:14 PM 5,923 Views 4 Comments

Jono Gibbes’ men scored three first-half tries from lineout platforms against Edinburgh.

# suftum - Friday 6 April, 2018

Ulster lift the gloom with big bonus-point win over play-off rivals Edinburgh
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Ulster lift the gloom with big bonus-point win over play-off rivals Edinburgh

Apr 6th 2018, 9:48 PM 9,195 Views 12 Comments

Three first-half tries paved the way for the province’s first win in four games.

# suftum - Sunday 11 March, 2018

'It's a big difference to start getting players from Donegal and Cavan, where we haven't before'
# Pathway
From The42
# Pathway

'It's a big difference to start getting players from Donegal and Cavan, where we haven't before'

Mar 11th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,645 Views 11 Comments

We spoke to former Ireland scrum-half Kieran Campbell about his role as the head of Ulster academy.

# suftum - Friday 2 March, 2018

Jono Gibbes will return to southern hemisphere after one season with Ulster
# Gonzo
From The42
# Gonzo

Jono Gibbes will return to southern hemisphere after one season with Ulster

Mar 2nd 2018, 9:58 AM 9,676 Views 105 Comments

The New Zealander has spent a decade in Europe since moving to work under Michael Cheika in Leinster.

# suftum - Friday 23 February, 2018

From Queensland Schoolboys to the Ireland U20s: Tom O'Toole's tale
# Prospect
From The42
# Prospect

From Queensland Schoolboys to the Ireland U20s: Tom O'Toole's tale

Feb 23rd 2018, 6:30 AM 11,316 Views 16 Comments

The Ulster tighthead prop is an exciting player for the future.

# suftum - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Herring, Bowe and Deysel return as Gibbes' Ulster look to build on bright start
# Team-Sheet
From The42
# Team-Sheet

Herring, Bowe and Deysel return as Gibbes' Ulster look to build on bright start

Feb 15th 2018, 12:21 PM 4,698 Views 20 Comments

Alan O’Connor captains his adopted province from the second row.

# suftum - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Ulster expect Charles Piutau back in action within five weeks after rib injury
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Ulster expect Charles Piutau back in action within five weeks after rib injury

Feb 13th 2018, 1:30 PM 4,010 Views 7 Comments

If it’s good news you want, Andrew Trimble seems to be over his back issue and may feature against Edinburgh this week.

# suftum - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Must-win match with Wasps a chance for Ulster to prove a point to themselves
# Champions Cup
From The42
# Champions Cup

Must-win match with Wasps a chance for Ulster to prove a point to themselves

Jan 21st 2018, 7:15 AM 3,428 Views 3 Comments

‘Make sure this is not another false dawn,’ was the forceful message from Rory Best after a sensational win over La Rochelle.