JUST over 18 months after being on the losing side for junior outfit Enniskillen in the Towns' Cup final against Ballynahinch II, Robert Balacoune made a happier return to Kingspan Stadium on a much bigger stage on Friday night when he made an impressive debut in Ulster's 36-18 PRO14 win over the Dragons.
A SENSATIONAL second-half display lifted spirits on an otherwise miserable Saturday night at Kingspan Stadium and earned Ulster the winning start they so desperately needed as they opened their European Champions Cup account with a 24-10 victory over Leicester Tigers.
MARCELL Coetzee says Ulster must get their basics right if they are to have a chance of getting their European Champions Cup campaign off the the winning start they need when they take on in-form Leicester Tigers tomorrow night at Kingspan Stadium.
MARTY Moore just had to smile when he learned that Ulster would be playing his former club Wasps in a pre-season friendly at the Ricoh Arena where he spent two seasons after moving from his native Leinster.
Leinster head coach Leo Cullen knows that his team will have to be at the top of their game again if they are to deny Scarlets in today's Guinness PRO14 final battle and complete an unprecedented PRO14 and Champions Cup double.