Ulster suffered their largest defeat in European Rugby yesterday afternoon, conceding eight tries in their 60 – 22 defeat by Toulon at Stade Mayol. On the face of it and, I suppose, in reality, it was quite a hammering but, given the circumstances, Ulster can take some comfort from the drubbing in that, despite being … Continue reading ERCC: Toulon 60 Ulster 22
Teams are up for Saturday’s Toulon v Ulster match in the European Rugby Champions Cup at Stade Mayol. (KO 16:15 local, 15:15 UK Ire). This was a much anticipated clash at the beginning of the season but with Ulster plummeting in a downward spiral in Europe it’s now more of a jolly for the team and fans. … Continue reading ERCC: Teams up for Toulon v Ulster
I thought I’d pull this together for those of you travelling down to Dublin or just watching the game at home with some friends, here’s some FRU facts on the Ulster players that you can amaze your friends with! FRU Facts Full Stats Ruan Pienaar has made the fewest appearances this season. This match will be … Continue reading FRU Facts: Player stats for today’s game.
Ulster returned to winning ways on Friday night at Ravenhill with a scrappy 13 – 10 win against Connacht. I’d hoped for a comfortable win but a resilient Westies side proved a tough nut to crack with Ulster perhaps slightly lucky to leave the pitch with four points. The win sees Ulster slip back into … Continue reading PRO12: Ulster 13 Connacht 10
The teams have been announced for the Boxing Day clash at Ravenhill between Ulster and Connacht. Kick off 18:45, live on BBCNI. Having just completed the report for the match against the Ospreys I’m not exactly in the most optimistic mood about this one, especially if you consider that it clashes with an Ireland training … Continue reading PRO12: Teams up for Ulster v Connacht.
Yet again I find myself apologising for another late report, the culprits, once again a bit of a weekend away and the demands of work when I got back. On top of that I’ve been finding it hard to motivate myself following a rather limp attempt from Ulster at keeping their European hopes alive. Having … Continue reading ERCC: Scarlets 22 Ulster 13
Oh dear my first attempt at this report got lost in this interweb thingy – maybe someone was telling me I needed to calm down a bit – but here we are with take two! Ulster slumped to a 21 -20 defeat to Munster on Friday night at Thomond Park. A last minute try from … Continue reading PRO12: Munster 21 Ulster 20
The teams were announced yesterday for tonights PRO12 clash between Munster and Ulster at Thomond Park. Kick off 19:35, live on BBC2 NI. There is only one change to the back line that started against the Ospreys with Ian Humphreys replacing the injured Paddy Jackson. Rory Best comes in for Rob Herring in the front … Continue reading PRO12: Teams up for Munster v Ulster
Ulster battled to a 26 – 16 win against, league leaders, Ospreys on Friday night at Ravenhill moving to second place in the PRO12 in the process. Ulster’s tries came from Darren Cave (2), who picked up Man of the Match, and Franco van der Merwe. Paddy Jackson had a fine night with the boot, before … Continue reading PRO12: Ulster 25 Ospreys 16
The teams are up for the PRO12 clash between Ulster and Ospreys tomorrow night at Ravenhill. Kick Off 19:35 live on BBCNI. It’s another sell out Ravers, for this top of the table clash, but what sort of game they are going to see is hard to fathom. Both teams will be without their international … Continue reading PRO12: Teams up for Ulster v Ospreys