Quarterly Review part two


Though I may live to regret this statement, there’s seemingly never been a better time to face Ulster either at home or away. The summer brought unheralded transition and upheaval as we all know, but the new season has brought injuries in key areas. At second row Ulster are now, at least while O’Connor serves his ban, probably even worse off than Connacht. Cave appears to be either out of favour or brushed aside as a result of Payne’s pursuit of a green jersey, and there is endless speculation about the two on the Ulster fan forum. Meanwhile, Trimble and Luke Marshall are recently injured, adding to the list of key players out of commission including Henderson, Tuohy and Pienaar. Continue reading