Iain Henderson has been in great form for Ulster this season. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ulster’s prospects of winning the Guinness Pro12 received a significant boost yesterday when a disciplinary panel judged that the red card Iain Hende(...)

Iain Henderson has been cleared by a disciplinary committee agfter he was sent off during Ulster’s 23-23 draw with Munster. Photograph: Inpho

Ulster and Ireland received excellent news in that Iain Henderson has had the red card he received for an incident in the Guinness Pro12 game (...)

Ulster number eight Nick Williams has received an eight-match ban for striking. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster number eight Nick Williams will miss the rest of the season after receiving an eight-week suspension for striking in last the Guinness Pro 12 m(...)

Ulster’s Alan O’Connor has received a three-week ban for a high tackle in the Pro12 game against Glasgow last weekend. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Secondrow Alan O’Connor will miss Ulster’s first two games of the European Champions Cup and their next Pro 12 encounter after receiving a three-match(...)

Brad Barritt and Charlie Hodgson of Saracens square up with Connacht’s Kieran Marmion (number nine) during the Heineken Cup round six match at Allianz Park. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Connacht’s Nathan White has been suspended for three matches after being found to have stamped on Brad Barritt of Saracens during the Heineken Cup Poo(...)

It could be a decade before the research leads to a pill that could be taken by people with Alzheimer’s disease.

A new British study has raised the prospect of a pill that can treat brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s by halting the death of neurons.The research,(...)