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PRO14 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 time since 2016-17. Billy Burns and Stuart McCloskey are on international duty but Ulster welcome back Matt Faddes and Marcell Coetzee…

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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 unavailable this week so here goes. This season has a feel of “marking time” to me as the pandemic continues to…

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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 with John Cooney adding four conversions and Bill Johnston slotting a fifth. The home side came bursting out of the blocks…

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2019-20 PRO14

PRO14: Ulster 38 Munster 17

On a night that had the potential to be a banana skin with a fully loaded* Munster side travelling up to Kingspan Stadium, Ulster dispatched Johann Van Graan’s men with ease to maintain a healthy distance from Glasgow Warriors and Toyota Cheetahs in Conference A of the PRO14. I was slightly worried about this match…

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2019-20 PRO14

PRO14: Ulster 29 Scarlets 5

Ulster breezed to a five-try victory over the Scarlets this evening which sees them consolidate second spot in Conference A. Matt Faddes grabbed a brace while Matty Rea, Robert Baloucoune and John Cooney added the other scores in what was a very comfortable evening for the Ulstermen. I’m not sure Dan McFarland could have wished…