Les Kiss has named a strong Ulster squad for the GUINNESS PRO12 trip to play Zebre at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi on Sunday (kick-off 1.30pm local time/12.30pm Irish time), which will see Tommy Bowe reach a special milestone for the province.
Ulster put in one of their finest displays of the season at Kingspan Stadium, running five tries past fellow top four hopefuls Glasgow Warriors to leapfrog the Scots into fifth place in the GUINNESS PRO12 table.
The GUINNESS PRO12 takes centre stage this weekend as the focus returns to club rugby. Sky Sports will screen two massive fixtures taking place among teams from the top six with Ospreys hosting Munster and Ulster taking on Glasgow Warriors.
Ulster gave their GUINNESS PRO12 campaign a welcome shot in the arm as four first half tries ensured maximum points against visitors Edinburgh, with Springbok back rower Marcell Coetzee putting in a powerhouse debut performance.
Stuart Olding, Peter Nelson and big South African signing Marcell Coetzee are all back from injury as Ulster look to light up Kingspan Stadium with a much-improved performance and most importantly a win over Edinburgh.
Ulster Rugby is inviting applications for Casual Coaches that will be added to the Domestic Rugby Casual Coaching Register, from which appointments within Holiday Camps, Female Rugby, Disability Rugby and Short Term Coaching opportunities will be made.
Ulster slumped to their fourth Champions Cup defeat of the season, a result which consigns them to the bottom of Pool 5, as visitors Bordeaux Bègles made the most of their scoring opportunities to win 26-22 at Kingspan Stadium.
Centre Stuart McCloskey was one of the few Ulster players to impress during their round 6 loss to Bordeaux Bègles
With only three defeats in their last 25 European outings in Belfast, Ulster are hoping to continue their proud home record and kick-start their season ahead of a crucial block of GUINNESS PRO12 games.
Ulster have today announced the capture of South African international Arno Botha, who will move to Belfast following the conclusion of the 2017 Super Rugby campaign. He will join the province on a two-year deal.
Ulster found themselves all but eliminated from the European Champions Cup at the end of a pulsating encounter at Sandy Park where two tries from Charles Piutau and one from Sean Reidy fell short of taming a rampant Exeter Chiefs side.