Andrew Trimble

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Bundee Aki at the Ireland rugby squad training centre at Carton House, Co Kildare. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

During my apprenticeship, I was told by Ronan O’Gara to think three or four phases ahead after any set piece attack. Playing international rugby nowad(...)

Southern Kings’ Berton Klaasen sneaks in for a try against Ulster. Photograph: Deryck Foster/Inpho

Southern Kings 36 Ulster 43 They did their level best to sound upbeat, but Ulster’s spin was hardly fit for purpose after another stuttering performa(...)

Connacht’s newly-qualified Bundee Aki is set to battle with Ulster’s Stuart McCloskey to partner Robbie Henshaw in the centre. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Following on from last summer’s tour to the USA and Japan, to all intents and purposes yesterday’s Ireland squad announcement continued the countdown (...)

Simon Zebo:  the fullback has announced his departure from Munster, almost certainly to Racing 92, and this may mean he will be excluded from the Ireland squad. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

This will tell a tale. As Simon Zebo’s departure from these shores at the end of the season, almost certainly to Racing 92, still reverberates, if the(...)

Ulster’s John Cooney is tackled by Botia Veivuke of La Rochelle during their European Champions Cup round two encounter at  Stade Marcel-Deflandre, La Rochelle, France. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It couldn’t last forever and when the first defeat for an Irish province in the opening two rounds of European rugby arrived on Sunday it was not part(...)

Ulster lock Iain Henderson is tackled during the  Champions Cup match against  La Rochelle at the Marcel Deflandre stadium. Photograph: Xavier Leoty/AFP/Getty Images

La Rochelle 41 Ulster 17 La Rochelle maintained a winning start to their debut Champions Cup campaign by following victory at Harlequins with a 41-17(...)

Andrew Trimble:  will pop up from the blindside wing, taking passes inside or outside outhalf Christian Lealiifano. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

La Rochelle v Ulster, Stade Marcel Deflandre (3.15, Sunday, live on Sky Sports) Ulster’s team selection reveals a little of their mindset, or more (...)

Rory Best is set to make his first appearance of the season on Sunday, off the bench. Photograph: Inpho

Andrew Trimble will become Ulster’s most capped player on Sunday when he lines out in the Champions Cup clash versus La Rochelle (Stade Marcel-Defland(...)

Ulster’s Charles Piutau in action during training ahead  of their  European Champions Cup opener against Wasps. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ulster v Wasps Venue: Kingspan Stadium. Kick-off: 7.45pm. On TV: Live on BT Sport. This isn’t a bad old way to kick off the 23rd edition of the Eu(...)

Zebre’s Mattia Bellini scores a try during their win over a lacklustre Ulster at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, in Parma, Italy. Photograph: Federico Matteucci/Inpho

Zebre 27 Ulster 23 No one really saw this one coming, least of all Ulster, but Les Kiss’s squad can have new complaints as they never really came to (...)

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