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2020-21 Edinburgh Rugby PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Edinburgh 14 Ulster 43

Ulster recorded their eighth win of the season running in seven tries against a heavily depleted Edinburgh side. John Andrew scored a hat trick, John Cooney added a brace while Jordi Murphy and Stewart…Continue readingPRO14: Edinburgh 14 Ulster 43

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2020-21 Edinburgh Rugby PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Edinburgh v Ulster

Five changes have been made ahead of the trip to Murrayfield to face off with Edinburgh in Round 8 of the Guinness PRO14. Andrew Warwick will make his first start since December 2019 while…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Edinburgh v Ulster

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2020-21 PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Scarlets Rugby Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Uster 26 Scarlets 24

Ulster make it a seven-game winning start with a bonus point win over Scarlets on Sunday night. Rob Lyttle, Stewart Moore, Sean Reidy and Kieran Treadwell crossed the white wash but the game was…Continue readingPRO14: Uster 26 Scarlets 24

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2020-21 PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Scarlets Rugby Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Ulster v Scarlets

John Cooney returns to the starting team as Ulster seek a seventh straight win in the league when they face Scarlets at Kingspan tomorrow night. The scrum half is one of of six changes…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Ulster v Scarlets

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2020-21 PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Ulster Rugby Zebre Rugby

PRO14: Zebre 14 Ulster 57

Ulster make it six wins on the bounce with a nine-try victory over Conference A basement side Zebre last night. Marcell Coetzee scored four times to put him three tries clear of Gavin Coombes…Continue readingPRO14: Zebre 14 Ulster 57

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2020-21 PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Ulster Rugby Zebre Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Zebre v Ulster

Dan McFarland has rotated his side for the trip to Parma to take on Conference A basement side, Zebre. John Cooney, Matthew Rea, Kieran Treadwell and Matt Faddes are all left out of the…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Zebre v Ulster

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2020-21 Autumn Nations Cup International Rugby Men

Explaining the Autumn Nations Cup

The inaugural Autumn Nations Cup kicks off on Friday night as the unions count the losses of cancelled summer tours and rescheduled Six Nations matches due to COVID-19. An elongated international window spells trouble…Continue readingExplaining the Autumn Nations Cup

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2020-21 Glasgow Warriors PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Ulster 40 Glasgow 15

Ulster eased to a six-try victory over Conference A rivals Glasgow Warriors on Monday night. John Andrew, Marcell Coetzee, Sam Carter and John Cooney added first half scores while Sean Reidy and Matt Faddes…Continue readingPRO14: Ulster 40 Glasgow 15

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2020-21 Glasgow Warriors PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Ulster v Glasgow

Dan McFarland has named a strong side for the welcome of Conference A rivals Glasgow Warriors to Kingspan Stadium tomorrow night as they chase a five-win start to the Guinness PRO14 for the first…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Ulster v Glasgow

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2020-21 International Rugby Men Ireland Men

John Cooney left out of Irish squad… again

Having omitted John Cooney from his international squad for the final 2020 Six Nations matches, many thought the scrum half had done enough to force his way back into Andy Farrell’s plans for the…Continue readingJohn Cooney left out of Irish squad… again

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2020-21 Cardiff Blues PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Cardiff Blues 7 Ulster 11

Ulster continue their unbeaten start to the season with an 11-7 win over Cardiff Blues at Rodney Parade last night. It was by no means a classic with the scrum count outscoring the scoreboard…Continue readingPRO14: Cardiff Blues 7 Ulster 11

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2019-20 France Men International Men Ireland Men Six Nations

Six Nations: France 35 Ireland 27

France dashed any hopes Ireland had securing the Six Nations Championship. The home side produced a dominant second half to take the game, for Ireland, it was a performance littered with mistakes. France’s efforts…Continue readingSix Nations: France 35 Ireland 27

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2020-21 ERCC Gloucester Rugby Toulouse Rugby Ulster Rugby

The FRU guide to 2020-21 Champions Cup

The draw for 2020-21 group stage took place in Lausanne today with Ulster having home and away fixtures against Gloucester and last season’s quarter final opponents, Toulouse. While it’s still up in the air…Continue readingThe FRU guide to 2020-21 Champions Cup

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2020-21 Dragons Rugby PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Ulster 40 Dragons 17

A blistering five-try first half guided Ulster to a bonus point win against Dragons yesterday afternoon leaving the province three wins from three matches and in second place in conference B behind Leinster. Marcell…Continue readingPRO14: Ulster 40 Dragons 17

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2020-21 Dragons Rugby PRO14 Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Ulster v Dragons

Marcell Coetzee, John Cooney, Jordi Murphy and Sean Reidy all start in strong squad named to face the Dragons on Sunday afternoon. KO 15:00. With Herring away on Ireland duty, John Andrew fulfills the…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Ulster v Dragons

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2020-21 PRO14 Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Ospreys 12 Ulster 24

Ulster win their first away game of the season as they triumph three tries to nil over the Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium. Jacob Stockdale, Marcell Coetzee and John Cooney were on the scoresheet…Continue readingPRO14: Ospreys 12 Ulster 24

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2020-21 PRO14 Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Ospreys v Ulster

Marcus Rea will make his first start for Ulster while his brother, Matthew, is set to make his 50th Ulster appearance as Dan McFarland makes four changes for the trip to Swansea. Alan O’Connor…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Ospreys v Ulster

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2020-21 PRO14 Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Ulster 35 Benetton 24

Ulster open their PRO14 campaign with an entertaining bonus point win at home to Benetton Rugby on Friday night. James Hume, Stewart Moore, Michael Lowry, Marcell Coetzee and Adam McBurney were on the scoresheet…Continue readingPRO14: Ulster 35 Benetton 24

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2020-21 PRO14 Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Ulster v Benetton

In the absence of Stuart McCloskey, Luke Marshall and Will Addison, Stewart Moore will make his first start for the senior side in the opening match of the new season against Benetton tonight. Michael…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Ulster v Benetton

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2020-21 ERCC PRO14 Ulster Rugby

Ulster Rugby: Who Did What 2019-20

It’s been over a year since Ulster began their 2019-2020 season and a 36-8 defeat to Toulouse in the Heineken Champions Cup quarter final ended the campaign, leaving Dan McFarland just two weeks to…Continue readingUlster Rugby: Who Did What 2019-20

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2019-20 Leinster Rugby PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Leinster 27 Ulster 5

A valiant effort from Ulster was not enough to win the province a first trophy in 14 years as they slipped to a 28-5 defeat in the final of the PRO14 to perennial victors,…Continue readingPRO14: Leinster 27 Ulster 5

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2020-21 PRO14

PRO14: Teams up for Leinster v Ulster

Iain Henderson returns to action earlier than expected as Dan McFarland makes a couple of big selection calls for Ulster’s PRO14 showdown against Leinster at Aviva Stadium. Alby Mathewson gets the nod at scrum…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Leinster v Ulster

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2019-20 Edinburgh Rugby PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Edinburgh 19 Ulster 22

An 80th minute penalty from Ian Madigan sent Ulster through to the Guinness PRO14 final for the first time since 2013. In true Ulster fashion, they made hard work of it against an Edinburgh…Continue readingPRO14: Edinburgh 19 Ulster 22

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2019-20 Edinburgh Rugby PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Edinburgh v Ulster

The teams are out for Ulster’s crunch Guinness PRO14 semi final match against Edinburgh. Ulster are boosted by the inclusions of Jacob Stockdale, Alan O’Connor, Stuart McCloskey and Jordi Murphy who were doubts after…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Edinburgh v Ulster