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Rabo Direct Pro 12 Round 19

Ulster v Connacht
Friday 11th April 2014

After a dramatic and ultimately heartbreaking Heineken Cup defeat to Saracens, Ulster will be hoping to pick up the pieces and re-ignite their play off challenge at home to Connacht. After over half a century without a victory in Belfast not many will expect a Connacht victory on Friday. Connacht's slim top 6 hopes probably evaporated last time out in a narrow double bonus point loss to Scarlets but Pat Lam and his side will still hope to finish the season strongly to give Connacht their best ever points finish and provide some optimism heading into next season. 

Ulster Stats
Founded: 1879
Ground: Ravenhill, Belfast
Capacity: 13,500
Captain: Johann Muller
Coach: Mark Anscombe

Rabo Direct Pro12 League Position 2013/14: Position: 3rd P: 18 Points: 60 
Rabo Direct Pro12 League Position 2012/13: Finalists 1st Points 81 (Lost Final to Leinster 24-18)

Heineken Cup 2013/14: Quarter Finalists: 1st in Pool 5 Points 26 (Lost QF to Saracens 17-15)
Heineken Cup 2012/13: Quarter Finalists: 1st in Pool 4 Points 23 (Lost QF to Saracens 27-16)

Previous Results
Ulster 15-17 Saracens (Heineken Cup Quarter Final)
Cardiff 28-23 Ulster (Rabo Pro 12)
Edinburgh 3-9 Ulster (Rabo Pro 12)

Next League Fixture:
Friday 18th April 2014 19.30 Glasgow v Ulster @ Scotstoun Stadium

Heineken Cup (Pool 5)
Ulster 26
Leicester Tigers 21
Montpellier 11
Benetton Treviso 0

Previous Meetings

Saturday 21st September 2013 Rabo Direct Pro 12 Connacht 7-18 Ulster

Friday 19th April 2013 Rabo Direct Pro 12 Connacht 18-34 Ulster
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