Ulster’s Darren Cave goes over for his hat-trick try in the Champions Cup game against Leicester at Ravenhill. Photograph:  Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster 26 Leicester 7Leicester’s already remote hopes of making the European Champions Cup quarter-finals were finally extinguished as Ulster ended th(...)

Ulster’s Iain Henderson will make his first start of the season against Leicester on Saturday. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho

In one of eight Ulster changes Ireland international Iain Henderson has been named to start his first match of the season for Ulster against Leicester(...)

Ulster coach Neil Doak: “We know that it’s not going to be easy this weekend.” Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Pride is to be tested in a match fraught with difficulty for Neil Doak’s Ulster side. Due to a combination of injury and the IRFU player welfare prog(...)

Ulster’s Paddy Jackson socres a try for Ulster. Photograph: Giuseppe Fama/Inpho

Benetton Treviso 20 Ulster 24Ulster have suffered enough set-backs in Europe this season without adding a layer of trauma from the Pro12 but they came(...)

Jared Payne has returned to the Ulster squad for the province’s trip to play Benetton Treviso. (Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan)

Ulster have named two changes from the side beaten by Leinster at the RDS last weekend for tomorrow’s trip to Italy to play Benetton Treviso.Louis Lud(...)

Jamie Heaslip at the pre-match press conference. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

As regular season games go, the stakes here are higher than is even usually the case for an interpro derby. Aside from the manifold implications at th(...)

Connacht captain John Muldoon and  coach Pat Lam during the Ulster v Connacht Pro12  game at Kingspan Stadium, Belfast, on St Stephen’s Day. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht coach Pat Lam has expressed disappointment at this season’s annual St Stephen’s Day fixture being rearranged to take place against Ulster in (...)

Connacht’s Denis Buckley takes on the Ulster defence. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It’s unlikely that Ruan Pienaar will return for Ulster against Leinster on January 3rd having re-damaged the knee he injured playing for South Africa (...)

World number one golfer Rory McIlroy at half time presents his Claret Jug for winning the British Open. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ulster 13 Connacht 10 “Watch your laptop this could go anywhere,” goes a local scribe as Paddy Jackson aimed a penalty down the tramline. A(...)

Paddy Jackson returns from a shoulder injury for Ulster’s Guinness Pro 12 clash with Connacht on St Stephen’s Day. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye/

Ireland international outhalf Paddy Jackson returns from a shoulder injury to take his place in the Ulster side for the sold-out Guinness Pro 12 fixtu(...)