Ulster are favourites to reach their first Heineken Cup final since 1999 on Saturday, but Edinburgh will arrive in Dublin preparing to put up a fight. The Scots have never reached this stage of the tournament before, but despite having a poor season in the RaboDirect Pro12 they overcame the odds to beat Toulouse in the Heineken Cup
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HAVING waited three weeks to get this game underway, no one playing or watching on Sunday wanted to hear the final whistle at the Stade de France – at least not until someone got that decisive last score. Of course given that Ireland were under the most pressure and in the final play of the game it was their scramble defence that saved them from another defeat in Paris, perhaps in hindsight they will be grateful for the referee’s whistle.
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By Claire Glancy
“We were robbed!” “Red card!” “Heartbreaking.”
THOSE ARE just some of the messages that flooded my mobile on Sunday after Ireland’s 23-21 defeat by Wales. The talk all week had been that Ireland were out for revenge. They were going to right the wrongs from their defeat to Wales in the World Cup and get pay back for that…
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Stephen Ferris has become the latest Irish player to be ruled out of the trip to Italy in round one of the RBS 6 Nations, next weekend.
“It’s now looking as though I’m going to miss the Italy game,” said Ferris to BBC Sport.
Declan Kidney is already missing, for the trip to Rome, Andrew Trimble, Tommy Bowe, Shane Horgan,Jamie Heaslip, John Hayes,Rob…
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The Ulster team and replacements to face Biarritz tomorrow in the crucial Round 5 Heineken Cup pool game at Ravenhill (ko 3.30pm) has been named.
There are just two changes to the starting line-up from that which defeated Treviso at Ravenhil last Friday.
Dan Tuohy starts in the second row with Tim Barker moving to the bench while Stephen Ferris, who made…