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Ulster’s Sean Doyle celebrates scoring his side’s fifth try. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ulster 48 Treviso 0: Ulster romped to a seven try win against Treviso and secured a bonus point win to hold their place at the top of Heineken Cup Po(...)

 John Afoa has spent two years at Ulster. Photograph: Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho
Prop John Afoa to leave Ulster
  • Rugby
  • December 4, 2013, 18:25

Ulster will lose tighthead prop John Afoa to the Aviva Premiership at the end of the season.The 30-year-old has agreed a ‘long-term’ deal with an unna(...)

Ireland outhalf Paddy Jackson returns to partner Paul Marshall  who is at  scrumhalf. Photograph: Inpho

Ulster send as strong a team as they can muster today to meet Zebre, the weaker of the two Italian sides in the league. Like his counterparts in Leins(...)

Kieran Read leads his New Zealand team-mates in the haka before their game against England. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There’s an episode in the life and times of what is currently the world’s best rugby player which sums up the down-to-earth nature of this humble, har(...)

Connacht’s Robbie Henshaw made his Ireland debut on the summer tour earlier this year

It is very simple. The IRFU, as their director of rugby Eddie Wigglesworth explains, live and breathe off the national team. Everything else is backgr(...)

Jack McGrath reckons it is ultimately good for Leinster and Ireland that he is challenging Cian Healy for his loosehead position. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Instructions from the Ireland coach Joe Schmidt will ensure Ian Madigan starts at outhalf for Leinster against Connacht in tomorrow evening’s Pro 12 m(...)

 Jared Payne’s switch  from fullback to fill the number 13 shirt against Cardiff in Belfast tonight is intriguing. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Inpho/Presseye

Perhaps this is a glimpse into Ulster’s and Ireland’s future shape. Joe Schmidt is charged with guiding the national team into life without Brian O’Dr(...)

Ruan Pienaar’s entry for the last half hour of the win against Leicester was almost seismic.  Photograph: Darren Kidd/Presseye/Inpho

This could be the game of the weekend. Montpellier, along with Toulouse and Clermont when in the mood, are amongst the most entertaining French sides (...)

Ruan Pienaar. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Presseye/Inpho

Mark Anscombe has made two changes to the Ulster side for their Heineken Cup clash with Montpellier tomorrow (3.40). Ruan Pienaar, who came on as a re(...)

  Ulster’s Tommy Bowe. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

After recovering from a dead leg, Tommy Bowe has been named in the Ulster side to face Leicester Tigers in their opening Heineken Cup fixture at Ra(...)

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