Ulster’s Darren Cave scores a try despite the tackle of Scarlets’ Scott Williams during the European Rugby Champions Cup match at  Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photograph:  Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster 24 Scarlets 9Ulster delivered the bonus-point victory but the tariff was mighty high in terms of injuries. During the course of a hard-fought c(...)

Leicester Tigers’ Graham Kitchener (right) goes over to score the opening try despite the efforts of Ulster’s Rory Best (left) during the European Rugby Champions Cup match at Welford Road, Leicester. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Leicester 25 Ulster 18Ulster left themselves a mountain to climb at Welford Road and ultimately fell short against Leicester Tigers, who put indiffere(...)

Ulster’s Alan O’Connor has received a three-week ban for a high tackle in the Pro12 game against Glasgow last weekend. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Secondrow Alan O’Connor will miss Ulster’s first two games of the European Champions Cup and their next Pro 12 encounter after receiving a three-match(...)

Ulster’s Alan O’Connor. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ulster secondrow Alan O’Connor has been cited for alleged foul play in the 59th minute of Saturday’s Guinness Pro12 victory over the Glasgow Warriors (...)

 Ian Humpherys returns to the Ulster team. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ulster coachNeil Doak, has made three changes to the side that beat Edinburgh for the visit of table-toppers Glasgow Warriors to Kingspan Stadium to(...)

Cork captain Michael Shields at the launch of the Alan Kerins Projects’ fundraising event ‘Sam To The Summit’ at Westwood Gym in Dublin. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

For a team seemingly destroyed by the mass exodus of so many All-Ireland winners, Cork haven’t endured the worst (...)

Eugene O’Brien: firm has bridge projects in Ireland, Britain, Denmark, Bhutan and Panama under its belt

Take one 40-year old civil engineering consultancy looking to shore up its future, combine it with two Irish academics involved in cutting-edge(...)

The margin, in the end, was a bit too close for comfort as far as Kerry were concerned and, conversely, left a sense of what might have been for Cork (...)