Ulster’s Iain Henderson celebrates a try with Stuart Olding and Paddy Jackson. “You need to have good team-mates and be in good teams.” Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Inpho

Iain Henderson sits down at the top table in the Kingspan Stadium’s media room which he has requisitioned for our interview and admits he has never be(...)

Johnny Sexton starts for Leinster against Ulster. Photograph: Inpho

Johnny Sexton returns to the Leinster side for Saturday’s inter-provincial clash with Ulster. Sexton’s last appearance saw him score 16 points to gu(...)

Devin Toner during Leinster training ahead of their Pro12 clash with Ulster. Photo: Inpho

When it comes to provinces playing each other there is sometimes nothing to be said that hasn’t been said before. Testy matches between players w(...)

Ulster’s Andrew Trimble in action against Connacht. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It is a measure of Connacht’s startling progress this season that, uniquely for their second meeting of the season, this tie finds Ulster in far grea(...)

Robbie Henshaw starts at fullback for Connacht against Ulster on Friday night. Photograph: Inpho

Ulster and Connacht welcome back their international heavyweights for Friday night’s Pro 12 fixture at Ravenhill. Les Kiss’s side are currently fifth(...)

Ireland international Andrew Trimble returns to the Ulster side – if he overcomes illness – for the Guinness Pro12 game against Connacht at Kingspan Stadium, Belfast, on Friday evening. Photograph: Arthur Allison.

Ulster have been thrown quite the curve-ball as the Pro12 campaign enters its final four rounds of regulation play. First up, they worryingly find (...)

Glasgow’s Stuart Hogg is tackled by Ruan Pienaar of Ulster during the Guinness Pro 12 game at  Scotstoun. Photograph: Russell Cheyne

Glasgow Warriors 27 Ulster 17 Ulster’s position in the top four of the Guinness Pro 12 became just a little more insecure after Glasgow Warriors prod(...)

Iain Henderson returns for Ulster against Glasgow on Friday night. Photograph: Inpho

Iain Henderson is set to make his comeback from injury for Ulster against Glasgow Warriors on Friday night. In total Les Kiss has made five changes t(...)

Billy Vunipola can offer the Lions destructive ball carrying from number eight. Photograph: Getty

A Kiwi dollar for Warren Gatland’s thoughts as his attention turns to Wales’s tour to New Zealand this June. There is still no better place to judge a(...)

Nathan White and Greig Laidlaw get involved as Donnacha Ryan and Conor Murray congratulate Ireland try scorer Devin Toner. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

To England the Grand Slam spoils, to Ireland a second successive win at the Aviva Stadium, thus maintaining a three-year unbeaten home record in the S(...)