Monthly Archives: December 2012

From Here to 2013

In case you haven’t the heart/willpower to read any further, I will take this opportunity to wish all my readers, (I think that’s about 3*) a very Happy New Year’s Eve and an outstanding, for the Ulstermen, 2013. There are many idiosyncrasies in 2012 I could pontificate about, such as the reputed split in the …

PRO12: Munster 24 Ulster 10

Ulster’s unbeaten run came to an end last night with Munster recording a comfortable 24 – 10 victory at Thomond Park. Ulster’s scores came from a Niall O’Connor penalty and a late try from the impressive Ali Birch with, O’Connor’s replacement, Stuart Olding adding the conversion with the last kick of the game. I’d predicted …

PRO12: Ulster 27 Leinster 19

Ulster powered their way to their eleventh straight win in the PRO12 with an impressive 27 – 19 win against Leinster at Ravenhill last night. The scores came from a penalty try with Nick Williams and Andrew Trimble also crossing. Ruan Pienaar added a penalty and three conversions and Paddy Jackson chipped in with a penalty. Jackson’s …

PRO12: Teams up for Ulster v Leinster

Ulster Head Coach, Mark Anscombe, has made three personnel and two positional changes to the side that lost to Northampton Saints for Friday night’s match against Leinster at Ravenhill. Following Tommy Bowe’s knee injury, Andrew Trimble switches to the right wing, with fellow Ireland international, Craig Gilroy named on the left. Luke Marshall starts at …

Ravens: Cardiff 7 Ulster 34

A bonus point 34-7 triumph over Cardiff in the British and Irish Cup will see the Ulster Ravens go head to head with Bristol in the next stage of the competition for a quarter-final spot. Scores from Rory Scholes, Captain Niall Annett, Adam Macklin and Adam D’Arcy left the Welsh side wondering on their home …

Women: Connacht 5 Ulster 18

Ulster Ladies finished off their Inter Provincial campaign with a 5 – 18 win against Connacht at the Sportsground on Saturday afternoon. Ulster’s tries came from Imogen Porter, Stacey Lea Kennedy and Nikki Caughey with Caughey adding a penalty early on. The result matches Ulster’s performance last season with the team finishing up in third …

Women: Connacht v Ulster – LIVE

We’ll be covering the Irish Women’s Inter-provincial between Connacht and Ulster live from the Sportsground, Galway. The match kicks off at 2:00pm and we should be live shortly after 1:00pm. Teams. Connacht Women: Ali Miller, Emma Cleary, Christine Arthurs, Clare Raftery, Jacqui Mulligan, Ciara O’Connor, Sorcha NiChadhain, Ruth O’Reilly, anala Kehoe, Beth Mallard, Cliodhna Hughes, Niamh Dempsey, Heather …

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