Ulster did enough to secure a 22-11 victory on their first away trip of the new GUINNESS PRO12 campaign, putting three tries past a much-improved Benetton Treviso side this afternoon at a sultry Stadio di Monigo.
New All Black recruit Charles Piutau lit up Kingspan Stadium tonight as he scored a try and made two more in a 29-19 victory over top Aviva Premiership outfit Northampton Saints in Ulster's final pre-season friendly.
The Ulster coaching staff have named the two squads for Friday's double header at Kingspan Stadium. Ulster 'A' will take on Canada 'A' at 5.15pm and the province's senior team will host Northampton Saints at 7.30pm.
Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss and Ireland star Tommy Bowe are relishing the prospect of kicking off the new GUINNESS PRO12 season. We caught up with them at the launch this week in the Aviva Stadium.