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.
Ireland Under-20 head coach Nigel Carolan looks forward to the 2015 campaign and discusses the objectives for his squad this season. There is a strong emphasis on player development at this level which Carolan believes is important in bringing young talent through to the professional game.
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.