European Champions Cup Pool 3 is especially tight at the moment with only five points separating the bottom-placed Scarlets from table toppers Toulon. If third-placed Ulster can chalk up another win in Llanelli, they will remain in the running for a quarter-final spot.
After losing their first two games in Pool 3, Ulster know exactly what they have to do in order to give themselves a mathematical chance of reaching the Champions Cup quarter-finals. Their recovery missions begins at home to the Scarlets on Saturday.
After the narrow defeats to Leicester Tigers and Toulon, many pundits have written off Ulster's European season. However, despite the disappointing start, Tommy Bowe says that the squad have not given up on progressing to the knockout stages just yet and that they are keen to prove the doubters wrong.
Tributes are flooding in for Ulster, Ireland and Lions legend Jack Kyle who died peacefully in his sleep overnight on Friday, surrounded by close family members. Here are some of the warm tributes to the much-loved 88-year-old.
For those of us too young to have seen Jack Kyle play, it can be difficult to fathom just how good the legendary out-half was. We do, at least, have some video archive footage to see the Belfast man in full flight for Ireland and the Lions.