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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 Autumn Nations Cup Georgia Men International Men Ireland Men

Autumn Nations Cup: Ireland 23 Georgia 10

Ireland scrapped to a 23 – 10 win against Georgia in the Autumn Nations Cup at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Billy Burns and Hugo Keenan both crossed, either side of a try…Continue readingAutumn Nations Cup: Ireland 23 Georgia 10

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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 Autumn Nations Cup Georgia Men International Rugby Men Ireland Men

Autumn Nations Cup: Teams up for Ireland v Georgia.

The teams are up for the final Pool A match in the Nations Cup featuring Ireland and Georgia. The match, at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, kicks off a 14:00 on Sunday evening, 29th November…Continue readingAutumn Nations Cup: Teams up for Ireland v Georgia.

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2020-21 Club Rugby Women Queen's University Belfast RFC

HSL supports Queen’s Rugby to boost breast cancer awareness

Joining the elite athletes of Queen’s University Belfast women’s rugby club to round out Breast Cancer Awareness Month, leading supplier of specialist diagnostic equipment Hospital Services Limited (HSL) has announced a sponsorship which will…Continue readingHSL supports Queen’s Rugby to boost breast cancer awareness

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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 Autumn Nations Cup England Men International Rugby Men Ireland Men

Autumn Nations Cup: England 18 Ireland 7

The Nations Cup progressed yesterday afternoon with England producing a dominant performance against Ireland at Twickenham. The lack of atmosphere gave the occasion the feel of a trials match and the teams responded accordingly.…Continue readingAutumn Nations Cup: England 18 Ireland 7

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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 Autumn Nations Cup England Men International Rugby Men Ireland Men

Autumn Nations Cup: Teams up for England v Ireland.

The second round of the Autumn Nations Cup takes place this weekend after a fairly sedate start last week. You can catch up with the fixtures, results and our associated coverage here and there…Continue readingAutumn Nations Cup: Teams up for England v Ireland.

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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 Ireland Men Wales Men

Autumn Nations Cup: Ireland 32 Wales 9

Ireland kicked off their Nations Cup campaign with a convincing win against Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Friday evening. Neither side created much, in a drab match, but Ireland managed to get over…Continue readingAutumn Nations Cup: Ireland 32 Wales 9

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2020-21 Autumn Nations Cup International Rugby Men Ireland Men Wales Men

Autumn Nations Cup: Teams up for Ireland v Wales

It’s a crazy old world at the minute and the unique circumstances, we find ourselves in, have seen the formation of the Autumn Nations Cup as an extension of the, only just completed, Six…Continue readingAutumn Nations Cup: Teams up for Ireland v Wales

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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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2020-21 Cardiff Blues PRO14 Provincial Rugby Men Ulster Rugby

PRO14: Teams up for Cardiff v Ulster

It’s been a while since I’ve had to do an Ulster match preview as I’ve been concentrating on our Club and Schools output in recent seasons. However, our regular contributor for the PRO14 is…Continue readingPRO14: Teams up for Cardiff v Ulster

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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 International Rugby Women Ireland Women Italy Women Six Nations

Ireland Women: Teams up for Ireland v Italy

The teams have been announced for the refixed Six Nations fourth round match between Ireland and Italy. The match will take place at Donnybrook on Saturday evening. Kick off 18:30. It will be broadcast…Continue readingIreland Women: Teams up for Ireland v Italy

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2020-21 Club Rugby Men Community Series Malone RFC Rainey Old Boys RFC

Club Men: Rainey Old Boys 17 Malone 10 Community Series U1

On Saturday Rainey entertained Malone in a Community Series Ulster Conference 1 game at Hattricks Park, Magherafelt. For over 30 minutes defences dominated proceedings, before a Jules Storey try after 34 minutes, converted by…Continue readingClub Men: Rainey Old Boys 17 Malone 10 Community Series U1