Ulster bounced back from their first defeat of the season last week to stay well out in front in the Rabo Direct PRO12 as they recorded a 27-19 victory over Leinster.
The hosts put their Heineken Cup loss to Northampton behind them to extend their winning run in the competition to 11 successive games. A first-half penalty try was supplemented by second-half tries from Nick Williams and Andrew Trimble in a game which Ulster had to battle hard to triumph and saw them finish with 14 men after Rory Best was yellow-carded late on.
Paddy Jackson kicked a penalty and Ruan Pienaar added nine points for the home side. Ian Madigan made no mistake with his first penalty kick for Leinster before adding a further three and converting Fergus McFadden's late try, but the visitors were unable to score again and make off with a losing bonus point.