AIL Previews: Will Deasy come back to haunt Cork Con once more?
Previews of all today’s Division 1A/1B games.
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Previews of all today’s Division 1A/1B games.
Ulster head coach Mark Anscombe has decided to omit international duo Paddy Jackson and Andrew Trimble from his extended 25-man squad for Friday night's RaboDirect PRO12 game against Newport Gwent Dragons at Ravenhill (7.05pm).
Wed, 10 Apr, 2013
Ulster’s Ruan Pienaar, Iain Henderson, Chris Henry and Roger Wilson have all recovered from injury in time to make it into head coach Mark Anscombe’s provisional 25-man squad for Saturday’s RaboDirect PRO12 meeting with league leaders Leinster at the RDS (6.15pm).
Tue, 26 Mar, 2013
Johann Muller, Nick Williams and Jared Payne have all recovered from injury and have been included in the Ulster squad for Friday night's RaboDirect PRO12 game against Edinburgh at Murrayfield (7:30pm).
Tue, 19 Mar, 2013
Ulster head coach Mark Anscombe has restored Paddy Jackson to his starting XV, naming the 21-year-old at flyhalf for tomorrow night’s RaboDirect PRO12 meeting with Treviso at Ravenhill (7.05pm)
Thu, 28 Feb, 2013
After a disappointing outing for Ireland in the Six Nations defeat to Scotland on Sunday, 21-year-old flyhalf Paddy Jackson could return to provincial duty this weekend having been included in the provisional Ulster squad for Friday’s meeting with Treviso at Ravenhill (7.05pm).
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013
The odds of Ulster having Ireland and Lions flanker Stephen Ferris available before their Heineken Cup clash with Saracens in April have lengthened after the latest medical update following surgery on his ankle in December.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2013
Neil Walsh and Conor Joyce will start in an Ulster shirt for the first time after head coach Mark Anscombe included them in a much changed starting XV for tomorrow night’s RaboDirect PRO12 encounter with Glasgow at Scotstoun (7.35pm).
Thu, 21 Feb, 2013
Ulster head coach Mark Anscombe has called academy players Alan O’Connor, James Simpson and Conor Joyce into his provisional squad ahead of Friday’s first versus second RaboDirect PRO12 game against Glasgow at Scotstoun Stadium (7.35pm).
Tue, 19 Feb, 2013
Ireland squad members Chris Henry, Iain Henderson and Declan Fitzpatrick have been added to the provisional Ulster squad ahead of Friday’s RabDirect PRO12 game against Zebre at Ravenhill (7.05pm).
Tue, 12 Feb, 2013
The loss of several key Ulster squad members to Six Nations duty has been softened for head coach Mark Anscombe with influential trio Johann Muller, Luke Marshall and Dan Tuohy returning to the squad ahead of Friday’s PRO12 meeting with the Ospreys at Ravenhill (7.05pm).
Tue, 05 Feb, 2013
Ulster have suffered a major blow ahead of their crucial Heineken Cup clash with Castres at Olympique at Stade Pierre-Antoine, with talented full-back Jared Payne ruled out after exacerbating a groin injury last week in the victory over Glasgow.
Sat, 19 Jan, 2013
Ulster head coach Mark Anscombe has shuffled his backline for his side’s final Heineken Cup Pool 4 match against Castres Olympique at the Stade Pierre Antoine on Saturday (1.35pm) with Ruan Pienaar favoured over Paddy Jackson at flyhalf.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2013
The injured trio of Paddy Jackson, Jared Payne and Craig Gilroy were named in Ulster’s provisional 26-man squad for the Heineken Cup trip to Castres on Saturday.
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013
Despite nursing a groin strain full-back Jared Payne has been included in Ulster’s 26-man squad for the province’s final Heineken Cup pool match against Castres Olympique on Saturday (1.35pm Irish time).
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013
Injury has forced Ulster head coach Mark Anscombe to omit Luke Marshall (finger) and Adam D’Arcy (ankle) from his provisional 27-man squad for Friday’s Heineken Cup Pool 4 clash against Glasgow at Ravenhill (8pm).
Tue, 08 Jan, 2013
Ulster Head Coach, Mark Anscombe, has made eight changes to the team that lost to Munster last Saturday for tomorrow night’s top-of-the-table clash against Llanelli Scarlets at Ravenhill (7.05pm).
Thu, 03 Jan, 2013
Ulster’s exciting young international winger Craig Gilroy is expected to line-out for the top of the table clash with second-placed Scarlets at Ravenhill on Friday night.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2013
Second row Dan Tuohy has recovered from a leg injury in time to feature in Ulster’s extended squad ahead of Friday's RaboDirect PRO12 game with Scarlets at Ravenhill (7.05pm).
Wed, 02 Jan, 2013
Mark Anscombe has made eleven changes to the starting XV for Ulster's trip to Thomond Park to face Munster tomorrow (5.30pm).
Fri, 28 Dec, 2012
It is just over six months since Leinster dealt so ruthlessly with an emerging Ulster side at Twickenham but the shift in the axis of power has been leaning ever further up the M1 this season.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2012
Ulster Head Coach, Mark Anscombe, has made four personnel and two positional changes to the side that lost to Northampton Saints for tomorrow night’s match against Leinster at Ravenhill.
Thu, 20 Dec, 2012
Chris Henry has been named as captain for the second of Ulster’s back-to-back Heineken Cup Pool 4 clashes with Northampton at Ravenhill on Saturday (6.00pm).
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012
Ulster head coach Mark Anscombe has added several senior players to his 27-man preliminary squad for their crucial Heineken Cup Pool 4 clash against Northampton Saints at Franklin's Gardens on Friday (8pm).
Tue, 04 Dec, 2012
Ulster head to Llanelli in rude health for their RaboDirect top-of-the-table clash with the Scarlets tomorrow (Parc y Scarlets, 4pm).
Sat, 01 Dec, 2012
Ulster coach Mark Anscombe has made nine changes for the top-of-the-table RaboDirect PRO12 clash against Scarlets in Wales on Sunday (4.00pm).
Fri, 30 Nov, 2012
Johann Muller and Rory Best have been included in Ulster’s 25 man squad ahead of the RaboDirect PRO12 game against Scarlets on Sunday (4.00pm)
Wed, 28 Nov, 2012
Ireland duo Andrew Trimble and Paul Marshall have been included in the Ulster line up to play Treviso at the Stadio Monigo on Friday (6.05pm).
Thu, 22 Nov, 2012
Ulster Rugby management have included young academy back row Conor Joyce in the 24-man provisional squad ahead of Friday’s RaboDirect PRO12 game against Treviso (6.05pm Irish time).
Wed, 21 Nov, 2012
Half-backs Michael Heaney and Niall O’Connor have been included in the starting line up for Ulster’s RaboDirect PRO12 showdown with Zebre at the Stadio XXV Aprile on Sunday (2pm Irish time).
Fri, 16 Nov, 2012
With a number of players on International duty, Ulster head coach Mark Anscombe has taken the opportunity to include some fresh faces in his provisional squad for Sunday's re-arranged RaboDirect PRO12 game against Zebre at the Stadio XXV Aprile (2pm).
Thu, 15 Nov, 2012
Ulster lock Lewis Stevenson has been ruled out for 4-6 weeks after picking up a knee injury in Friday’s 45-20 win over Edinburgh meaning Neil McComb is the only fit lock head coach Mark Anscombe has at his disposal.
Sun, 04 Nov, 2012
Ricky Andrew will make his first start for Ulster after being named at full-back for the RaboDirect PRO12 encounter with Edinburgh on Friday night at Ravenhill (7.05pm).
Thu, 01 Nov, 2012
Ireland squad members Stephen Ferris, Craig Gilroy and Paul Marshall have been released for this Friday’s game against Edinburgh at Ravenhill (7.05pm).
Wed, 31 Oct, 2012
Ulster back row duo Stephen Ferris and Nick Williams are in contention to face Glasgow Warriors in the Heineken Cup this Friday after being named in Mark Anscombe's provisional 28-man squad (kick off 8pm).
Tue, 16 Oct, 2012
Having returned from international duty with South Africa in the Rugby Championship, scrum-half Ruan Pienaar is included in the Ulster squad for the first time this season, as Mark Anscombe’s team prepare for their Heineken Cup Pool 4 match against Castres Olympique at Ravenhill on Friday (8:00pm).
Tue, 09 Oct, 2012
Tommy Bowe will make his eagerly awaited return to Ulster colours when he lines out on the right wing against Cardiff in Friday evening’s RaboDirect PRO12 clash at Cardiff Arms Park (7.05pm).
Thu, 27 Sep, 2012
Ulster can call on two more internationals for the visit of Munster to Ravenhill this Friday night after Dan Tuohy and Chris Henry were included in Mark Anscombe's 26 man squad.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2012
Ireland duo Stephen Ferris and Andrew Trimble have been included in Mark Anscombe’s 28 man squad for Saturday’s RaboDirect PRO12 meeting with the Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium (6.30pm).
Tue, 04 Sep, 2012
Ulster coach Mark Anscombe has named a 26 man squad ahead of Friday's RaboDirect PRO12 game against Glasgow in Ravenhill (7.05pm).
Tue, 28 Aug, 2012
Lock Neil McComb was the hero for Ulster as he raced over for a match-winning try three minutes from the end to give new coach Mark Anscombe a winning start.
Fri, 10 Aug, 2012
Ulster Coach Brian McLaughlin has named a squad of 31 players from which he will choose his starting XV and replacements for this Saturday's Heineken Cup Final against Leinster at Twickenham (kick-off 5pm).
Tue, 15 May, 2012