3 stats for the Ulster match

Connacht travel to Belfast to play the first Interpro of the season on Friday Oct 6, 2017. Here are some stats on the meetings between the sides in the Celtic League/PRO12/PRO14:

  • John Muldoon has played 24 times against Ulster but only won three times:
    • 31/12/2005 Connacht 22 (tries: D Slemen, M Lacey, C McPhillips; conversions: D Slemen (2); penalty: D Slemen) – Ulster 12 (penalties: D Humphreys (4))
    • 14/04/2012 Connacht 26 (tries: G Duffy, M Nikora, T O’Halloran; conversion: M Nikora; penalties: M Nikora(3)) – Ulster 21 (tries: P Marshall, P Jackson; conversion: P Jackson; penalties: P Jackson (3))
    • 7/10/2016 Connacht 30 (tries: C Kelleher(2), J Connolly, J Carty; conversions: J Carty(2); penalties: J Carty(2)) – Ulster 25 (tries: C Gilroy, R Best, J Payne; conversions: P Jackson(2); penalties: P Jackson (2))
  • Connacht have only ever got one Losing bonus point against Ulster in Belfast, that was back in December 2014:
    • 26/12/2014 Ulster 13 (Try: C Gilroy; conversion: P Jackson; 2 penalties: P Jackson) – Connacht 10 (try: A Muldowney; conversion: J Carty; penalty: J Carty
  • Top try scorers in the fixture:
    • Connacht 2 tries  – Conor McPhillips, Matt Mostyn, Fionn Carr, Tiernan O’Halloran, Cian Kelleher, Jack Carty
    • Ulster 9 tries  – Tommy Bowe (Apr 04, Sep 04, Jan 05, Oct 05, Dec 06(2), Apr 13, Apr 14, Apr 15)