Ulster were left ruing a series of missed opportunities as unconverted tries from Tommy Bowe and Andrew Trimble were all they could muster in a 23-10 pre-season defeat to Edinburgh. Check out our photo gallery from Goldenacre.
Reigning IRFU Women's Interprovincial champions Munster and 2014 winners Leinster continued their winning ways in this season's tournament to set up a winner-takes-all clash for the title next weekend, writes Kate Rowan.
To borrow golfing parlance, today is 'moving day' in the IRFU Women's Interprovincial Championship. Can Connacht and Ulster bounce back from their opening weekend defeats, or will Munster and Leinster keep on track to set up a title decider at Thomond Park next Saturday?
Ulster fell at the penultimate hurdle in the GUINNESS PRO12 play-offs for the second year in a row, losing tonight's semi-final by two points to Glasgow Warriors who qualify for their second consecutive final.
Ulster's three previous GUINNESS PRO12 visits to Scotstoun Stadium have all ended in defeat, but with a reinforced starting line-up the province looked well placed to gain revenge on Glasgow Warriors in Friday's semi-final showdown.
Ulster will return to Scotstoun Stadium next Friday night for an intriguing GUINNESS PRO12 play-off after they lost their last regular season game against Glasgow while Munster and the Ospreys both won.
Ulster centre Stuart McCloskey believes they 'can go anywhere and win', a theory which may well be tested in the GUINNESS PRO12 play-offs as they have opted to field a largely second string side against Glasgow Warriors in Saturday's final round.
14-man Ulster saw out the regular GUINNESS PRO12 season unbeaten at home with a 23-23 draw against Munster at a sold-out Kingspan Stadium, keeping alive their hopes of hosting a play-off in two weeks' time.
The result of Saturday's eagerly-awaited interprovincial clash could prove crucial in deciding who has home advantage in the GUINNESS PRO12 play-offs. Will it be business as usual for Ulster in Belfast, or can Munster take a step closer to a top two finish?
Man-of-the-match Iain Henderson and Paddy Jackson led the way as Ulster produced a performance full of grit, determination and no little flair to win a fiery interprovincial derby clash with Leinster at rain-hit Kingspan Stadium.
Ulster's second of three successive interprovincial derby matches could see them dethrone reigning GUINNESS PRO12 champions Leinster, with Matt O'Connor's men in a 'must win' scenario at Kingspan Stadium tonight.