Ulster’s Tommy Bowe is tackled by Ospreys’ Josh Matavesi at Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Ian Cook / Inpho

Ospreys 31 Ulster 20 Wales scrumhalf Rhys Webb crossed twice as Ulster missed the chance to go top and Ospreys moved into pole position in the (...)

Neil Doak brings his Ulster side to Swansea where Ospreys are unbeaten in seven games. Joe Giddens/PA Wire.

It’s over three years since Ulster last lost a match in Swansea and they’ve only been beaten once in their last six encounters with the Ospreys. It’s (...)

Ulster head coach Neil Doak: After an impressive league win at home to Glasgow in the first game after he was appointed full time, Ulster’s performances and results have fallen off badly.  Photo: Matt Mackey/Inpho/Presseye

Rarely has one decision appeared to have had such an impact. Ulster were flying. They had backed up a first win on French soil the season before with(...)

Munster, Ulster and Leinster will play back-to-back on the penultimate weekend of the European Champions Cup (Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan)

The provinces are set for a penultimate weekend Champions Cup triple-header after the final pool fixtures of Europe’s flagship competition were announ(...)

Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton:  resigned to being out of action until at least February 14th, the day Ireland play France at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland will have to begin the defence of their Six Nations crown against Italy without Johnny Sexton, who is resigned to being out of action until F(...)

Derry Crown Court told Colum Lewis-Canning (55) from Moneyrannel Road in Limavady, took the money from an account owned by a long time personal and professional friend.

The Crown Court in Derry has been told of the demise of the banking career of one of the North-West’s most successful investment bankers who abused hi(...)

Dave Kilcoyne is set the miss the start of the Six Nations Championship as a result of the knee injury he suffered  against Clermont Auvergne at Thomond Park. Photograph: Inpho

Munster and Ireland prop Dave Kilcoyne is set the miss the start of the Six Nations Championship as a result of the knee injury he suffered in the rou(...)

Luke Marshall  runs with the ball during the RBS Six Nations match against Scotland at the Aviva Stadium in February. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

As Luke Marshall trudged from the pitch following a European Champions Cup match at Parc y Scarlets he shared Ulster’s acute communal disappointment,(...)

Ulster Bank staff will receive a once-off pre-Christmas payment of €700 as part of the deal. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ulster Bank staff have voted to accept pay proposals which will see workers get their first pay rise in over three years.The deal - which covers emplo(...)

It’s a sign of the times that we’re sitting here the week before Christmas and already it’s pretty obvious that there will be no Irish winner of the E(...)