Dan Soper

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Nathan Doak scores a try after coming off the bench for Ulster in the opening United Rugby Championship match against Glasgow. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

Nathan Doak, one of the standout performers in the Irish Under-20 team, looks set to make his first competitive start for Ulster away to Zebre next Sa(...)

Ulster skills coach Dan Soper: ‘We thought it was important to draw a line in the sand and actually have a change.’ Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ulster’s annual early season refrain, albeit this year in October, has been that this time it will be different. A stream of young players lining out (...)

Ulster’s Stuart McCloskey in action against Munster in the Guinness Pro14  at Kingspan Stadium in  Belfast last Friday. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The three rounds of festive interpros can be a mixed bag, and certainly didn’t offer much in the way of cheer for Connacht or, ultimately, Munster. Ha(...)

Iain Henderson: Ireland lock  will return to the starting Ulster side for the visit of Harlequins to the Kingspan  Stadium in Belfast. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ulster are likely to be as close to full strength as they can currently be for Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup clash with Harlequins at the Kingspan(...)

Ulster could deploy returning Ireland World Cup squad members Iain Henderson (above), Jacob Stockdale and Jordi Murphy for Saturday’s interprovincial clash with Munster at Thomond Park. Photograph: Inpho

Ulster could deploy returning Ireland World Cup squad members Iain Henderson, Jacob Stockdale and Jordi Murphy for Saturday’s interprovincial clash wi(...)