URC Preview: Ulster v Stormers

URC Preview: Ulster v Stormers

At Kingspan Stadium, Belfast, 7.35pm Referee: Mike Adamson (SRU, 67 th competition game) Assistant: Andrew Cole, Paul Haycock (both IRFU) TMO: Andrew McMenemy (SRU)

Overall URC head-to-head record: Played 2, Stormers won 2.

Did you know?

• Ulster Rugby have lost three of their last four BKT United Rugby Championship fixtures, with the victory being at Connacht in Round 10.

• Munster defeated Ulster in their most recent fixture at Kingspan Stadium, the Ulstermen have not lost successive United Rugby Championship encounters at the venue since 2010.

• Ulster have won all six home games they have played against South African opponents in the Championship.

• DHL Stormers five game winning run in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship ended with their 17- 24 defeat at Glasgow in Round 12.

• Stormers have not won outside of South Africa in the Championship since their trip to Zebre in early October.

• The South Africans have won their last four fixtures against Irish provinces.

• The two sides have met just twice before, both last season at DHL Stadium, with the Stormers narrowly winning on each occasion

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