Springboks to test Ruan Pienaar’s fitness this week but he is a big doubt for Ireland clash

South Africa’s Ruan Pienaar leaves the field during their Rugby Championship match against New Zealand’s. He has struggled to recover from that knee injury. South Africa will put Ulster scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar through his paces in training this week before making a decision on both his availability for Saturday’s test with Ireland and the remainder […]

Early contenders named in ERC European Player of the Year Longlist: Ulster Rugby Men’s I XV Rory Best & Ruan Pienar Named!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YEOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Following the conclusion of the pool stages of the Heineken Cup and the Amlin Challenge Cup, ERC, the governing body of European club rugby’s two tournaments, has announced the longlist for the prestigious ERC European Player of the Year 2013 award. Selected by a distinguished panel of rugby experts, the longlist for one of the […]

Stephen Ferris & Ruan Pienaar Nominated For European Player Of The Year 2012!!!!!!!!!!!! Both Should Be The Winner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

As the finals weekend of the European club rugby season fast approaches, ERC have named a shortlist of five players who are in contention for the northern hemisphere’s most prestigious individual accolade, ERC European Player of the Year 2012. The two Irish clubs who contest Saturday’s Heineken Cup final at Twickenham Stadium, Leinster Rugby and […]

COMING TO A SCHOOL NEAR YOU! Ulster Rugby Road Show visits Rainey Endowed School!!!!!!!!!!!! Ruan Pienaar, Ian Humphries & Jared Payne Question Answer Session: Report & Pictures

On Wednesday 21st March an Ulster Rugby Road Show in conjunction with the Belfast Telegraph and the Bank of Ireland visited Rainey ES. Rainey had the honour of being visited by three of Ulster Rugby’s highest profile players – Ruan Pienaar, Ian Humphries and Jared Payne and they spent some time out of their busy […]