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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Tommy Bowe returns for Ulster on Saturday. Photograph: Inpho

Tommy Bowe is set to make his first Ulster appearance of the season against Zebre on Saturday. Bowe missed Ireland’s Six Nations campaign after picki(...)

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(...)

Ulster’s Jason Stockdale in action against Scarlets. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Presseye/Inpho

Ulster v Zebre, Kingspan Stadium, 7.35pm (BBC 2) It’s a measure of Jacob Stockdale’s recent performances that the talented Rory Scholes has agreed (...)

Rob Herring returns to captain Ulster against Zebre. Photograph: Inpho

Rory Scholes starts on the right wing for Ulster against Zebre on Friday night, just two days after it was announced he is leaving the province for Ed(...)

Conor Murray: the Ireland scrumhalf required eight stitches to a wound in the corner of his eye and did not return for the end of the game with England. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

England fullback Mike Brown’s boot collided more than once with Conor Murray’s face in a ruck during last Saturday’s Six Nations Championship match at(...)

Ulster’s Sam Arnold is tackled by Cardiff Blues’ Rhys Patchell during the Guinness Pro 12 game at Cardiff Arms Park. Photograph: Kevin Barnes/Inpho

Cardiff Blues 23 Ulster 13 Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss has called on his men to complete the Italian job after their capitulation at the Cardif(...)