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Ulster’s Rob Herring has made a fine start to the season. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

The only Irish province to win their opening two fixtures look well placed to keep that run going in Belfast. Les Kiss has a strong side at his disp(...)

Ulster scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar: name is sure to be cheered to the rafters at the Kingspan. Photograph: Simon King/Presseye/Inpho

Ulster v Newport Gwent Dragons. Kingspan Stadium 7.35. On TV: BBC Two Ross Kane, a 21-year-old academy prop, will make his competitive debut for Uls(...)

Ulster: “Capable of completing a historic clean sweep of Irish away wins”. Paddy Jackson and Craig Gilroy training in Belfast. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster arrive in Swansea on the back of a handsome win over Leinster last Saturday, their third successive victory. However they are facing a trick(...)

Ulster’s Irish winger Andrew Trimble is tackled by three Toulouse players during Sunday’s  clash at the Ernest Wallon Stadium in Toulouse. Photograph: Pascal Pavan/Getty

Toulouse 23 Ulster 25 Two performances, nine days apart, disparate in substance but no less a delight, as Ulster clambered back into contention for(...)

Ian Madigan has been dropped for Leinster’s must win Pro 12 game against Ulster at Ravenhill. Photograph: Inpho

In what could be seen as a boost to Gordon D’Arcy’s hopes of making Ireland’s World Cup squad,  Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has taken the dec(...)

Tommy Bowe goes over for his first of two scores during Ulster’s 27-20 win over Connacht at the Sportsground. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht 20 Ulster 27In a game of seven tries, Ulster took the spoils to maintain their push for the Guinness Pro 12 title, while Connacht had to cont(...)

Stephen Ferris: returns from long-term injury  to the Ulster squad for tonight’s  Rabo Pro12 game against Scarlets at Ravenhill. Photo: Matt mackey/Pressey/Inpho

Stephen Ferris may have been out of action since November 2012 but his place on the Ulster bench for tonight’s ga(...)

 Declan Fitzpatrick will prove a formidable presence in the  Ulster  front row for tonight’s clash with Leinster. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Pressey/Inpho

Leinster losing three in games in succession is hard to imagine. They may be blessed by the lack of artillery in the Red Hand brigade, seeking to aven(...)

Ulster’s  Nick Williams returns to the backrow.

Injuries are rarely opportune but Ulster’s Stuart Olding will be especially miffed to miss out after suffering a concussion in last week’s victory. An(...)

 Stuart Olding   in action during the Heineken Cup match between Ulster and Leicester Tigers at Ravenhill . Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images
Olding moves to fullback for Ulster
  • Rugby
  • October 24, 2013, 13:10

Ulster coach Mark Anscombe, has made two personnel changes and one positional switch to the team that beat Montpellier for tomorrow night’s game again(...)

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