Ian Madigan has been dropped for Leinster’s must win Pro 12 game against Ulster at Ravenhill. Photograph: Inpho

In what could be seen as a boost to Gordon D’Arcy’s hopes of making Ireland’s World Cup squad,  Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has taken the dec(...)

Tommy Bowe goes over for his first of two scores during Ulster’s 27-20 win over Connacht at the Sportsground. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht 20 Ulster 27In a game of seven tries, Ulster took the spoils to maintain their push for the Guinness Pro 12 title, while Connacht had to cont(...)

Stephen Ferris: returns from long-term injury  to the Ulster squad for tonight’s  Rabo Pro12 game against Scarlets at Ravenhill. Photo: Matt mackey/Pressey/Inpho

Stephen Ferris may have been out of action since November 2012 but his place on the Ulster bench for tonight’s ga(...)

 Declan Fitzpatrick will prove a formidable presence in the  Ulster  front row for tonight’s clash with Leinster. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Pressey/Inpho

Leinster losing three in games in succession is hard to imagine. They may be blessed by the lack of artillery in the Red Hand brigade, seeking to aven(...)

Ulster’s  Nick Williams returns to the backrow.

Injuries are rarely opportune but Ulster’s Stuart Olding will be especially miffed to miss out after suffering a concussion in last week’s victory. An(...)

 Stuart Olding   in action during the Heineken Cup match between Ulster and Leicester Tigers at Ravenhill . Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images
Olding moves to fullback for Ulster
  • Rugby
  • October 24, 2013, 13:10

Ulster coach Mark Anscombe, has made two personnel changes and one positional switch to the team that beat Montpellier for tomorrow night’s game again(...)

Ruan Pienaar. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Presseye/Inpho

Mark Anscombe has made two changes to the Ulster side for their Heineken Cup clash with Montpellier tomorrow (3.40). Ruan Pienaar, who came on as a re(...)

John Afoa returns to Ulster’s starting line-up for the visit of the Cardiff Blues. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

With two weeks of a break Ulster have had time to think over the permutations and consequences of their final league match. Thankfully for the (...)

Chris Henry in action against Leinster’s Sean Cronin

From an Ulster point of view maybe this week’s good fortune has arrived in Warren Gatland’s indifference to the claims of Rory Best. That the p(...)

Ulster's Tommy Bowe scores against Dragons at Ravenhill. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ulster 31 Dragons 5: There was a lot riding on the need for Ulster to deliver and they did so with some aplomb, their bonus-point win propellin(...)