Ulster coach Neil Doak: faces the reigning champions of France and Europe without long-term injured South African scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar and Irish locks Iain Henderson and Dan Touhy. Photograph: Inpho

Ulster coach Neil Doak may not have to scale the injury mountain that Matt O’Connor has to deal with at Leinster but he must plan without five of his(...)

Andrew Trimble picked up an injury to a big toe in the Pro12 game against Glasgow at Ravenhill. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster backs Andrew Trimble and Luke Marshall will both miss Ireland’s November series of games, with Trimble a possible doubt for next year’s Six Na(...)

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(...)

Tommy Bowe in action during Ulster’s recent Pro12 victory over Edinburgh. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Presseye/Inpho.

Senior members in the Ulster squad including Tommy Bowe were consulted before Neil Doak was appointed coach in the wake of a provincial cleanout of p(...)

Paul Marshall: “We’ve had good wins against Edinburgh and Glasgow and are a bit more buoyed but we know this will be the toughest test we’ve had this season.” Photo: Brian Thompson/Inpho

Andrew Trimble underwent a scan yesterday on an injured toe and it’s now unlikely the Ulster and Irish winger will take his place on the wing against(...)

 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(...)

Ulster winger  Andrew Trimble dives over for one of his tries in the Guinness Pro12 game at Ravenhill. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster 30 Edinburgh 0It was pretty dismal fare for most of the rather damp evening at the Kingspan Stadium, but Ulster hardly minded that as they even(...)

Jared Payne returns from injury for Ulster’s Guinness Pro12 clash against Edinburgh at Ravenhill on Friday night.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ulster have made 10 changes to the side that lost away to Zebre last weekend for Friday night’s Guinness Pro12 home game against Edinburgh at Ravenhil(...)

Ulster’s Craig Gilroy is stopped in his tracks by Mauro Bergamasco and Quintin Geldenhuys. Photograph: Giuseppe Fama/Inpho
Ulster pay the price against Zebre
  • Pro12
  • September 27, 2014, 17:58

Zebre 13 Ulster 6 It was a double-whammy really as Ulster tasted defeat for the first time this season, bringing to an end their three game unb(...)

Tommy Bowe: Ireland international set to take the field against Cardiff. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

As Italian side Zebre continue their Irish mini tour with Munster tonight, they may feel that the 33-13 hiding they got in Belfast last week was the w(...)