Billy Burns

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Aphelele Fassi of the Cell C Sharks against Leinster. Photograph: Steve Haag/Inpho

Sometimes it is hard to fathom why decisions are made when there is a significant scope to score an own goal, so to speak, a thought that occurred on (...)

Mike Lowry starts at outhalf in place of Billy Burns. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

URC: Ulster vs Munster, Friday April 22nd, Kingspan Stadium (7.35pm kick-off, live on RTÉ) Both Dan McFarland and Johann van Graan have made signific(...)

Toulouse captain  Antoine Dupont scores the final try during the Heineken Cup Champions Cup Round of 16 second leg against Ulster at  Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

Ulster 23 Toulouse 30 (Toulouse win 50-49 on agg) Say what you want about the last-16 double-headers, but twice in the same day this new format has t(...)

Ulster’s Nick Timoney. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ulster (26) v Toulouse (20), Kingspan stadium, Saturday, 8.0 – Live on BT Sport To illustrate the significant challenge that Toulouse pose it is wort(...)

Robert Baloucoune notched a fantastic hat-trick in France. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

It says everything about this wildly fluctuating and entertaining game that as a throbbing Le Stadium finally calmed down in the searing heat both sid(...)

Leinster’s Jamie Osborne offloads as he is tackled  by Mike Lowry of Ulster during the United Rugby Championship game at  Kingspan Stadium in  Belfast. Photograph: Evan Treacy/Inpho

Ulster 18 Leinster 13 You couldn’t help but feel that the occasion which brought the league’s top two together really deserved better. Not that muc(...)

Ulster’s Stuart McCloskey will make his 150th appearance for the province this evening. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

United Rugby Championship Ulster v Leinster Kingspan stadium, Saturday, 7.35pm (Live on TG4 and Premier Sports) There’s a prospect of celebrating sev(...)

Ulster’s Nick Timoney will wear the captain’s armband for the first time against Dragons. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Dragons v Ulster, Rodney Parade 2.00pm (Live Premier Sports) With Robert Baloucoune, James Hume and Sturat McCloskey in the backline, Ulster’s cuttin(...)

Ulster’s Declan Moore celebrates scoring his side’s second try during the United Rugby Championship match at   Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ulster 32 Connacht 12 Some sprinkles of stardust from Ireland squad members Michael Lowry and Robert Baloucoune helped Ulster over the line for this (...)

Will Hickey in action for St Michael’s during the 2020 Leinster Cup. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Impressive Hickey Former age-grade Irish internationals enjoyed some notable achievements over the weekend in a European rugby context. Will Hickey (...)

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