Number eight Roger Wilson made his Ulster debut in 2003. Photograph: Inpho

As one of Ulster’s longest serving players, who made his debut almost 11 years ago and is embarking upon the third season of eight overall in what is (...)

 Laurie Fisher

Gloucester have confirmed the appointment of Laurie Fisher as head coach.The Australian will complete a new-look coaching team at the English club, jo(...)

Mark Anscombe: had signed a one-year extension to his contract in February that would have kept him in situ until the end of the 2014-2015 season. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The niceties dictate that the phrase ‘parted company’ is employed but effectively Ulster have sacked Mark Anscombe. The New Zealander did not know wh(...)

Rory Best leaves the pitch with Paul O’Connell following Saturday’s first Test win over Argentina. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho.

The Ulster players only heard the seismic news of David Humphreys ending his 22-year association with the province as a legendary out half and (...)

A dejected Stephen Ferris after Ulster’s Heineken Cup quarter-final defeat  to Saracens at Ravenhill, Belfast, in April. Photograph: Inpho

Ulster knew from the “day and hour” Stephen Ferris walked into their fold that a peerless rugby specimen had been discovered. That he managed to make(...)

Former Sharks fullback Louis Ludik has joined Ulster from French side Agen. Photograph: Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Ulster have ruled out a possible move for Glasgow and Scotland fullback Stuart Hogg after they announced that their final non-Irish qualified signing (...)

Stuart Hogg of Glasgow Warriors has been dropped from the Glasgow Warriors’ squad for the Pro12 final against Leinster at the RDS on Saturday. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images.

Stuart Hogg will not play any part in Saturday’s Pro12 final at the RDS. The Scotland fullback has been excluded from Gregor Townsend’s squad as he ac(...)

 Elliott Stooke of Gloucester is tackled by Ian Humphreys (R) and Marland Yarde (L) of London Irish. Humphreys will return to Ulster this summer. Photograph:    Harry Engels/Getty Images

Ian Humphreys will return to Ulster having signed a two-year contract with the province. The 32 year-old left Ravenhill in the summer of 2012 and mov(...)

 Mourad Boudjellal, the owner of Toulon: players like Jonny Wilkinson, Juan Smith and Carl Hayman have been key to their success.  Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images)

So, the Heineken Cup odyssey that Irish provinces began way back in 1995 ended Sunday in Marseille. Munster were the last men standing but that’s as m(...)

Franco van der Merwe has signed for Ulster.

Ulster Rugby have signed South African international lock, Franco van der Merwe, from the Lions on a two-year deal. The 31 year-old made (...)