Ulster’s Michael Heaney avoids the tackles of Munster’s Casey Laulala and Felix Jones to score a try during the RaboDirect Pro 12 game Thomond Park. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 17 Ulster 19: Ulster would have taken most of the encouragement and the plaudits from this encounter long before the end, but as it transpired(...)

 Ulster’s captain for tomorrow’s game against Munster Dan Tuohy. William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye/

Munster coach Rob Penney has made 10 changes in personnel to the side that thumped Edinburgh last time out for tomorrow’s game against Ulster at Thomo(...)

Ulster’s Chris Henry makes a charge in the Heineken Cup match against Montpellier earlier this season. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.
Heineken Cup 10/1/2014Ulster vs MontpellierUlster’s Chris HenryMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

There may be a triage unit veneer to Ulster’s training facility at Newforge given the high volume of injuries. Throw-in the nature of(...)

Ulster will decide today whether to appeal the two-week suspension Jared Payne received for the “reckless act” that injured Al(...)

Rory Best is facing six to eight weeks out. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Presseye/Inpho

Ulster’s defeat to Saracens in the Heineken Cup quarter-final at Ravenhill looked even costlier today when the province released a lengthy (...)

Ulster’s Andrew Trimble fails to stop Cardiff’s Robin Copeland from going over for a try in the  RaboDirect Pro 12 game at the  Arms Park. Photograph: Huw Evans/Inpho

Cardiff Blues 28 Ulster 23: Cardiff Blues ended a run of five successive defeats (...)

Dan Tuohy is back in the Ulster starting line-up for tomorrow’s Rabo Pro12 trip to Cardiff after recovering from the broken arm he suffered aga(...)

Ulster’s Stephen Ferris after his return to action against Scarlets last week.  Photograph: Darren Kidd/Presseye/Inpho

Leinster will have Luke Fitzgerald back on the wing against Zebre at the RDS on Friday evening, after the Ireland back was finally cleared to p(...)

Brian O’Driscoll in training in Carton House this week.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho 2:33

Joe Schmidt admits he has no idea how Brian O’Driscoll has dredged up the staying power to equal George Gregan’s all-time Test appearance recor(...)

Ireland captain Paul O’Connell warms up for training this afternoon. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho 2:33

Joe Schmidt has named the starting line-up for Saturday’s Six Nations showdown with England, with the only changes coming on the replacements b(...)