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Ulster Add Northampton Fixture To Pre-Season Schedule

Ulster Add Northampton Fixture To Pre-Season Schedule

Ulster have today announced that they will travel to Franklin’s Gardens to play English club Northampton Saints in a pre-season game on Friday, August 25.

The sides also met before the 2016/17 season got underway, with Ulster sealing a hugely entertaining 29-19 win thanks to tries from Louis Ludik, Charles Piutau, Rob Herring and Jacob Stockdale.

Northampton Saints, who have 19 internationals on their roster including British & Irish Lions Courtney Lawes and George North, will be an ideal hit-out for Les Kiss’ Ulster squad just one week prior to the start of the GUINNESS PRO12 season. Tickets for the game can be accessed directly from Northampton Saints. 

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Ulster’s home pre-season match against Wasps – one of their Champions Cup pool opponents next season – at Kingspan Stadium has been scheduled for Thursday, August 17 (kick-off 7.30pm). Tickets for that match are already on sale via ulsterrugby.com/buytickets.

Please note that this game, along with 11 PRO12 and 3 Champions Cup clashes, are included in the Ulster Rugby 2017/18 Season Ticket. Visit ulsterrugby.com/seasontickets for more information.