Ulster got back in the winning groove again after the Guinness PRO12's three-week sabbatical and totally annihilated Treviso in a seven-try romp which took them up to third in the table overnight.
Andrew Trimble will become the most capped Ulster player of all time when he lines out against Benetton Treviso at Kingspan Stadium on Friday, kick-off 6.05pm.
Tommy Bowe has leapt to the defence of Jared Payne after the Ireland centre's World Cup form was savaged by former Ulster coach Matt Williams.
A second-half hat-trick from Mick McGrath saw Clontarf come from behind to beat Ballynahinch 38-17 and maintain their winning start to the campaign.
Round-up from Saturday's ties in the Ulster Bank League Divisions 1A and 1B.
Sean O'Brien labelled Iain Henderson "a freak of a man" after the Ulster lock delivered a powerhouse performance in Ireland's 50-7 World Cup Pool D victory over Canada.
Ulster have been beaten 22-12 by Scarlets in their Pro12 clash at Parc y Scarlets.
Defending Ulster Bank League champions Lansdowne ran out comfortable winners over Young Munster on the opening Saturday of the season.
Ms Brinkleys justified 3-1 favouritism in thrilling fashion in the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Auction Maiden, the richest race at Down Royal.
Ulster-bound Charles Piutau has penned a deal to join English Premiership side Wasps on a one-season loan deal.
Ulster made an ideal start to their Guinness PRO12 campaign with a bonus-point win over a lacklustre Opsreys side at the Kingspan Stadium.
Munster head coach Anthony Foley will hand John Madigan, David Johnston and Shane Monahan their competitive debuts for Munster against Benetton Treviso on Saturday night.
Ireland and Ulster centre Darren Cave has revealed that an email on Sunday evening confirmed his place in this summer's Rugby World Cup squad.
A strong finish from Armagh saw them reach the semi-finals of the TG4 Ladies' All-Ireland SFC with victory over Ulster champions Donegal at St Tiernach's Park in Clones on Saturday.
Sharon Courtney thinks Monaghan's shock defeat in this year's Ulster ladies' football final has been a blessing in disguise.
Fields Of Athenry continues on a potential Classic path when tackling the Ballyroan Stakes at Leopardstown on Thursday.
After productive league and championship campaigns in 2015, Fermanagh footballer manager Pete McGrath is now targeting silverware in the shape of a first Ulster title success for the county in 2016.
Donegal manager was pleased with the way his side took the game by the scruff of the neck in the second half en route to defeating Galway in Round 4B of the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers.
Martin Carney believes a gruelling Ulster campaign has sapped Donegal of their trademark intensity ahead of their Saturday qualifier date with Galway at Croke Park.