Les Kiss  on duty with Ulster for their visit to play Cardiff Blues last month at Cardiff Arms Park. Photo: Ashley Crowden/Inpho

With Wasps relocating to Coventry, Leinster losing at home, Connacht in European contention for next season, Neil Doak as Ulster’s new head coach, Les(...)

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 Declan Fitzpatrick has been given a one-match ban.  Photograph: Darren Kidd / Presseye / Inpho

Ulster prop Declan Fitzpatrick will miss just one game after his red card in the 13-6 defeat to Zebre last weekend.Fitzpatrick was sent off in the 11t(...)

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(...)

South Africa’s Springboks Ruan Pienaar leaves the field during their Rugby Championship match against New Zealand’s All Blacks at Westpac Stadium in Wellington. Photograph: Anthony Phelps/Reuters

The extent of the medial ligament damage to Ruan Pienaar’s knee, an injury sustained while playing for South Africa against New Zealand on Saturday w(...)

Ulster’s Chris Henry makes a charge in the Heineken Cup match against Montpellier earlier this season. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.
Heineken Cup 10/1/2014Ulster vs MontpellierUlster’s Chris HenryMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

There may be a triage unit veneer to Ulster’s training facility at Newforge given the high volume of injuries. Throw-in the nature of(...)

Ulster prop Declan Fitzpatrick has won seven international caps for Ireland. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Ulster prop Declan Fitzpatrick may not play rugby again this season. The Irish capped player, who spent two days in a Glasgow (...)

Stephen Ferris injured his left ankle in training but is expected to back for Leinster game in a fortnight’s time.

The inclusion of the words ankle injury in a sentence that contains the name Stephen Ferris induces a sharp intake of breath and not (...)

Ulster forwards Rory Best, Callum Black and Dan Tuohy arrive for training at  Pirrie Park in Belfast on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Little/Inpho/Presseye

Ireland hooker Rory Best will make his 150th appearance for Ulster in Saturday’s Heineken Cup Pool 5 decider away to Leicester Tigers at Welford Road (...)

Ulster’s Craig Gilroy leaves the pitch with a broken nose during the Heineken Cup pool game against Montpellier at Ravenhill. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland internationals Craig Gilroy and Declan Fitzpatrick are both serious doubts for Ulster’s winner takes all Heineken Cup clash with Leicester at (...)