Scarlets v Ulster team news: Olympic silver medallist back from ban for Guinness Pro12 clash

Scarlets v Ulster team news: Olympic silver medallist back from ban for Guinness Pro12 clash Ulster’s Director of Rugby Les Kiss has welcomed back his Irish internationals for tomorrow night’s massive Guinness PRO12 clash in Llanelli against the Scarlets (kick-off 7:35pm). Luke Marshall, Paddy Jackson, Rory Best and Iain Henderson are all

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Ruan Pienaar ruled out of Ulster’s trip to Scarlets

The South African sustained an injury to his right knee against Leinster last week in the Guinness Pro 12. The scrum half will see a specialist this week to ascertain the extent of the problem. In more bad news for Ulster, both Rob Herring and Rodney

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Video: Ulster’s Neil Doak is focusing on the positives despite host of big name injuries

Ulster Rugby Head Coach Neil Doak maintains there is no need for panic as the squad prepares for a tough visit to Scarlets for another crunch Guinness Pro12 game. The Ulster set-up is currently facing a major issue with injuries. But Doak remains

Belfast Telegraph

PRO12 RUGBY: Luke Marshall ready to answer critics against Scarlets

Luke Marshall have vowed to silence the critics as Ulster face a vital three games that could go a long way in defining their season starting away to the Scarlets on Friday night. Defeat at the RDS last Saturday saw Ulster slip to sixth in the Pro12

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Ulster’s Injury List Lengthens

Ruan Pienaar sustained a right knee injury during Ulster’s GUINNESS PRO12 derby defeat to Leinster and will see a specialist this week to decide on further management. He will be unavailable for selection this week. Also in the Leinster game, Rob

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Scarlets hit by Rhys Patchell injury blow

SCARLETS fly-half Rhys Patchell will see a surgeon on Thursday amid fears he could be sidelined for up to three months. Patchell rolled his ankle in his side’s 15-10 Guinness Pro12 win over Cardiff Blues on New Year’s Day. It has since emerged that the …

South Wales Evening Post

Injury-hit Ulster won’t be panicked, coach Doak vows

With Ulster’s injury update having been released less than an hour beforehand, it was little wonder that it took centre stage at yesterday’s weekly media briefing. And it didn’t make comfortable reading as now a truly battered squad go about regrouping

Belfast Telegraph

Pienaar joins injury list as prop crisis threatens to derail Ulster

Ulster’s loss to Leinster on New Year’s Eve has ultimately cost them far more than Pro12 points, with four key players, including Ruan Pienaar, picking up injuries at the RDS as they also face a prop crisis ahead of a potentially season-defining run of

Irish Independent

Pro12: Johnny Sexton to make competitive return

Johnny Sexton will make his Leinster return in Friday’s Pro12 clash with Zebre at the RDS. The out-half hasn’t played since sustaining an injury to his hamstring in the Autumn International against New Zealand on 19 November. He will captain the side

Criticism a motivating factor for Scarlets: Marshall

The question was thrown Luke Marshall’s way and he didn’t disappoint with his answer regarding criticism of elements of Ulster’s losing effort at Leinster last Saturday. “Obviously that was a bad loss last week and quite a few people have questioned

Belfast Telegraph

Ulster season in meltdown as Pienaar heads huge injury list

ULSTER are facing an injury crisis which threatens to de-rail their season with star player Ruan Pienaar now added to an already lengthy list of sidelined players. The South African (right) picked up a knee injury during the defeat at Leinster on New

Belfast Telegraph

Huge blow as Ruan Pienaar ruled out of clash with Scarlets

Ruan Pienaar leads the injured list of a decimated Ulster squad who lost no fewer than four players in going down a tad meekly to Leinster last Saturday. Although nothing like the situation surrounding Connacht, Ulster’s plight is heading in the same

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