Ulster head coach Les Kiss during training ahead of their Pro12 clash with Leinster. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Heading into the penultimate round of matches in the Guinness Pro12, the Ulster director of rugby, Les Kiss, described it as the toughest league campa(...)

Ulster’s Nick Williams has been ruled out for the rest of the season. Photograph: Getty

Nick Williams looks to have played his last game for Ulster after it was announced he will miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury. The nu(...)

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 (...)

Luke Marshall will start alongside Sammy Arnold in the Ulster midfield for the first time against Cardiff. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho.

Cardiff v Ulster, Cardiff Arms Park, Sunday, 2.30pm BBC2 NI Both sides hope to rebound from defeats, Ulster falling to Scarlets last week and Cardi(...)

Paddy Jackson leads Ulster against Cardiff. Photograph: Inpho

Paddy Jackson captains a strong Ulster side for their trip to play Cardiff Blues on Sunday. He forms a halfback partnership with Ruan Pienaar, while (...)

Ulster’s Paddy Jackson will captain his province on Sunday. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho

Roger Wilson will line out for Ulster for the 200th time in Sunday’s game against Scarlets at Kingspan Stadium. Wilson, who made his Ulster debut in (...)

Sam Windsor will make his first competitive start for Ulster in Friday’s home game against Glasgow in Belfast. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho/Presseye

Former Worcester outhalf Sam Windsor will make his competitive debut in Ulster’s home game against Glasgow Warriors on Friday night (7.30pm). The 28-(...)

Ruan Pienaar and Robbie Diack (R) both start for Ulster against the Dragons. Photograph: Inpho

Despite having a number of high profile absentees due to injury and international duty, Ulster boss Les Kiss has been able to name a strong line-up fo(...)

Andrew Trimble is supported by Craig Gilroy during the Champions Cup match against Oyonnax: Ulster bring their wingers into the game at every  opportunity. Photo:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

With eight days to go to the Six Nations I wonder about Ireland. Is it style first, then player selection? Or is it the other way around? Why is this (...)