Ulster outhalf Paddy Jackson runs in a try late in the  Guinness Pro 12 victory over Leinster at  Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photograph:  Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster 30 Leinster 6 Ulster put one foot into the play-offs, and ensured Leinster will have to beat Treviso next Saturday if they are to ensure a hom(...)

Craig Gilroy (left) and Tommy Bowe come in to the Ulster side for their Pro12 game against Zebre in Parma. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/Inpho.

Zebre v Ulster, Stadio Lanfranchi, Parma, Satuirday, 4pm Irish time (BBC 1) Ulster, like so many teams on this taut run-in for a home semi-final pl(...)

Ulster’s Craig Gilroy finishes off a brilliant try despite the attemped tackle from Sacrlets’    Gareth Owen during the Guinness Pro 12 game  at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster 20 Scarlets 21 This time there was no get out of jail card for Ulster and their recent trend of still managing to win despite clearly misfirin(...)

Ireland’s Cian Healy in Group D action against France at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, during last year’s World Cup. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho.

Cian Healy’s playing future was confirmed after he penned a three-year central contract with the IRFU that will see him stay at Leinster and Ireland (...)

Ulster’s Nick Williams is tackled during his side’s win over Glasgow. Photograph: Inpho

Ulster 13 Glasgow Warriors 10 The goal was to bank a third successive win midway through this six-game segment and in that regard the primary aim was(...)

Rory Best congratulates Ian Humphreys after his try for Ulster in the Champions Cup victory over Oyonnax at Kingspan Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ulster 56 Oyonnax 3 Ultimately, as a place in the quarter-finals was prised from their grasp as the weekend unfolded, Ulster were left to lament prev(...)

Ulster’s Nick Williams in action against Connacht. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Maybe it’s the relative lack of Irish interest, but the final weekend of what is now the European Champions Cup somehow used to seem more fun. Mathe(...)

The service takes place on Monday at St Anne’s Cathedral.

Ulster Rugby players Ruan Pienaar, Wiehahn Herbst and Paul Marshall will be talking about their faith at a service in Belfast’s Church of Ireland St A(...)

Craig Gilroy will start this weekend in the Champions Cup. Photograph: Getty Images

Ulster’s director of rugby Les Kiss has made eight changes to his team for this weekend’s European Rugby Champions Cup tie with Oyonnax at Stade Charl(...)

“We know it’s going to be a massive physical challenge, especially against a French side, and we’ve got to make sure that we’re disciplined,” said Neil Doak. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Presseye/Inpho

The Ulster head coach Neil Doak yesterday indicated that the province will look to rotate their squad to some degree, in so much as their extensive (...)