IT has been a difficult few weeks for Ulster Rugby as their quest to secure silverware looks likely to draw a blank for another year, but Friday’s trip to the RDS to face Leinster in the Rainbow Cup will afford Dan McFarland’s charges the opportunity to salvage some pride (8.15pm, live on Eir Sport and Premier Sport).
HAVING had their dreams of claiming the Challenge Cup dashed at Welford Road last Friday, Ulster will look to bounce back when they travel to Thomond Park to face Munster in their second PRO14 fixture on Friday evening (8.15pm, live on Eir Sport and deferred on TG4 at 10.30pm).
WITH a place in the final of the European Challenge Cup up for grabs, Ulster will travel to Welford Road on Friday aiming to make it a hat-trick of away wins against English opposition when they go up against Leicester Tigers in a semi-final clash.
THERE was good news for the sports sector on Monday as Sport NI announced further financial support through the Sports Sustainability Fund Programme to the sporting sector; bringing a total investment of £22.4 million through this specific fund.
IT may be their final game of the PRO14, but with further challenges to come this season, there will be no taking the foot off the gas for Ulster as they get set to host Zebre on Friday night (8.15pm, live on Premier Sport and Eir Sport)
WITH just three games to go before the final standings in Conference A of the PRO14 are confirmed, Ulster find themselves needing to take maximum points and hope for a favour if they are to overtake Saturday’s opposition, Leinster.