Marcel Coetzee

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The Bulls celebrate thier Currie Cup final win over the Sharks earlier this month. Photograph: Lee Warren/Gallo Images/Getty

The great experiment of the United Rugby Championship (URC) begins next weekend, the unknown being how it will turn out in terms of providing entertai(...)

Scott Fardy: played 76 times over four seasons for Leinster. “Fards is a competitive animal, he doesn’t like losing,” says Guy Easterby. “He’s added so much in terms of mindset and not taking a backward step.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

CJ Stander and Scott Fardy will ride off into the sunset with their legacies assured; Marcel Coetzee will leave some big shoes to fill at Ulster and t(...)

John Porch has shone for Connacht. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Not having the budgets of their competitors in the Guinness Pro14, never mind the Premiership and Top 14, Connacht have always had to shop for bargain(...)

Leinster’s James Tracy scores his team’s fourth try against Ulster. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster 24 Ulster 12 The unthinkable, namely successive Leinster home defeats in this competition for the first time, seemed conceivable when Ulster(...)

 Gloucester celebrate after George Barton dives over to score the  match-winning try against Ulster in the  Heineken Champions Cup match at  Kingsholm Stadium. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Gloucester 38 Ulster 34 Missing talisman Marcel Coetzee and Irish lock Iain Henderson Ulster’s visit to the west country ended in heartbreak as they(...)

John Cooney: scrumhalf returns to the Ulster starting line-up as one of four changes to the side that played Leinster in the Pro14 final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sunday – Champions Cup quarter-final –Toulouse v Ulster, Stade Ernest-Wallon, 12:30pm (live on BT Sport, Channel 4 & Virgin Media) It was imposs(...)

Ulster’s Marcell Coetzee  in action during the Guinness Pro 14 semi-final against Edinburgh at  Murrayfield. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

With Ulster coach Dan McFarland, some of the end of his Tuesday press conference explained some of the beginning. Marcel Coetzee, perhaps doubtful for(...)

Will Addison scores Ulster’s third try in their win over Bath. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Ulster 22 Bath 15 Ulster huffed and puffed, and got there in the end. Clermont’s 26-19 win over Harlequins ensured the French topped Pool Three and s(...)

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(...)

Ulster’s Darren Cave and Rory Best leave the field after their win over Connacht at Kingspan Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ulster 21 Connacht 13 The scoreline certainly doesn’t flatter Connacht, who gave it their all in a throbbing and vibrant Guinness Pro14 quarter-final(...)

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