Ulster's superior craft, drive and organisation overcame the Scarlets tonight at Ravenhill in the RaboDirect Pro12 play-off, propelling Mark Anscombe's side to Dublin for the winner-takes-all final in two weeks' time.
Ulster cruised their way to a home Pro12 semi-final tonight at Ravenhill courtesy of a comfortable four-try defeat of Cardiff Blues, earning the right to host fourth-placed Scarlets for the all-important playoff in a week's time.
Ulster maintained their position at the top of the RaboDirect Pro12 with a bonus point win over Connacht at the Sportsground. On what was a night for milestones, Tommy Bowe became the first person to reach 50 tries in Celtic Rugby, Andrew Trimble equaled his record try haul for a season, Paul Marshall won his 100th cap for his Province and 20 year-old Stuart Olding won his second man-of-the-match award in as many weeks.
Ulster banished the memories of their recent Heineken Cup disappointment tonight at Ravenhill with an assured four-try victory over the Newport Gwent Dragons, which elevates them back to the top of the RaboDirect Pro12 with two matches remaining.
Ulster's 2012/13 Heineken Cup campaign came to a disappointing end tonight at Twickenham, as a well-organised and physical Saracens outfit proved too strong for Mark Anscombe's men, running out victors by 11 points courtesy of two tries and some superlative kicking from Owen Farrell.
Ulster came away from the RDS this evening with their first victory on the road against Leinster in 14 years, courtesy of tries from Robbie Diack and Iain Henderson, and a super-human defensive display in the final 10 minutes of a truly pulsating encounter.
Tonight at Ravenhill Ulster were fortunate to come away with two points from a fiercely-contested clash with combative Italians Treviso, who only missed out on taking all the spoils with the very last kick of the match.
Under-strength Ulster suffered a narrow defeat to main Pro 12 rivals Glasgow tonight at the Scotstoun Stadium, as four unconverted tries from the in-form Warriors eclipsed Stuart Olding's score and nine points from the boot of Ruan Pienaar.
Ulster bagged four tries and a welcome bonus point tonight at Ravenhill against Pro 12 strugglers Zebre, to keep clear daylight between themselves and free-scoring chasers Glasgow Warriors in advance of next Friday's top two showdown.
Ulster made a stuttering return to domestic rugby after a five-week hiatus tonight at Ravenhill, going down by four points to incumbent RaboDirect Pro 12 title-holders Ospreys after a somewhat rusty performance.
A workmanlike performance from Ulster this afternoon in south-west France was enough to edge out Castres by a single point, sealing the Province's first ever victory on Gallic soil and keeping coach Mark Anscombe's hopes of a home Heineken Cup quarter final very much alive.
Ulster got the job done tonight at Ravenhill despite treacherous playing conditions, as they ensured qualification for their third successive Heineken Cup quarter-final thanks to a three-try victory over a battling Glasgow side.
Pro 12 leaders Ulster got back to business as usual tonight at Ravenhill with an emphatic five-try demolition of second-placed Scarlets, as a late flourish of three tries in the final 10 minutes blew away Simon Easterby's side.
This evening at Thomond Park Ulster fell at the final hurdle in their quest to close out the 2012 stage of the Pro 12 campaign with their 100% record intact, as a strong Munster selection bagged three tries in twenty minutes against a relatively inexperienced visiting XV.
Ulster reached the half-way stage of the 2012/ 13 RaboDirect Pro 12 with their 100% domestic record intact tonight at Ravenhill, courtesy of a hard-fought eight-point victory over interprovincial rivals Leinster.
Ulster's 100% record for the 2012/13 campaign came to a frustrating end tonight at Ravenhill, as a much-improved Northampton Saints outfit ran out victors by a solitary point in Round Four of the Heineken Cup pool stage.
Twelve teams will enter this weekend's Danske Bank Schools' Cup round two games aiming for a place in the last 16. Regent House vice captain Philip Patton gives his thoughts on their home tie against Larne Grammar.