Having narrowly missed out on qualification for the knockout stages last season, Ulster will be doubly determined to progress this time around. Their quest to do so begins at home to Aironi Rugby on Friday. Check out our photo gallery from one of their training sessions this week.
Click here to view photos of Ulster training ahead of their opening Heineken Cup clash with Italian side Aironi Rugby.
Speaking ahead of Saturday's clash with Australia, Ireland flanker Rhys Ruddock said: "We need to bring the defensive physicality we had against South Africa, as Australia have threats all over the park. We need to be at the top of our game."
As the countdown continues to Ireland's GUINNESS Series showdown with Australia, number 8 Jamie Heaslip talks about the Georgia game and what it will be like to face an 'old friend' in Michael Cheika this Saturday.
Behind the scenes with the Three Tunnel Cam at the Aviva Stadium for the Ireland v South Africa clash in the 2014 GUINNESS Series. Ireland ran out 29-15 winners with Jonathan Sexton winning the man-of-the-match award.