Ruan Pienaar's prospects of playing in Ulster's opening European games next month look to have improved.
Team news and match preview ahead of Friday's Pro12 clash in which Cardiff Blues host Irish province Ulster.
Ruan Pienaar looks certain to miss Ulster's opening two European games after suffering a knee injury on Springboks duty.
Ulster notch five tries as they earn a bonus-point win over a battling Zebre side in Friday's Pro12 game.
Les Kiss will leave his interim Director of Rugby post with Ulster next month and resume full-time duties in the Ireland set-up.
Ulster and Ireland lock Iain Henderson is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines because of a hip injury.
Andrew Trimble's late try and Ian Humphreys' conversion gives Ulster a draw against Scarlets, who led 32-18 at one stage.
Jared Payne scores a try as Ulster emerge 10-7 winners over Leinster in a pre-season friendly at the Tallaght Stadium.
Ian Humphreys says he would have rejoined Ulster regardless of whether his brother David had remained with the province.
BBC Northern Ireland secures a new four-season deal to provide live coverage of Ulster's matches in the Guinness Pro12.
Ulster will open the inaugural European Champions Cup campaign with a trip to Leicester on Saturday 18 October.
Ireland and Lions hooker Rory Best will take over from Johann Muller as the new captain of Ulster.
Tommy Bowe insists Ulster are in good shape for the new season despite losing two key members of their management team.
Irish rugby player Tommy Bowe receives an honorary doctorate from the University of Ulster.
Mark Anscombe's son Gareth criticises Ulster after his father's surprise departure as head coach on Monday.
Ulster sign Irish-qualified New Zealander Sean Reidy and another back row player Lansdowne's Charlie Butterworth.
Ulster are handed a tough draw for the European Champions Cup after being grouped with Toulon, Leicester and Scarlets.
David Humphreys leaves his role as director of rugby at Ulster to take a similar position at Gloucester.
Ulster Rugby announces that Ravenhill will be called Kingspan Stadium from now on as part of a 10-year naming rights deal.
Ulster and Ireland flanker Stephen Ferris retires from the game at the age of 28 because of an ankle injury.