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Ulster in rampant victory over Toulouse at the Kingspan

Ulster 38 - 0 Toulouse

Published 11/12/2015

Ulster's Stuart McCloskey celebrates scoring against Toulouse during the European Champions Cup at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Pic: Brian Little/Presseye.
Ulster's Stuart McCloskey celebrates scoring against Toulouse during the European Champions Cup at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Pic: Brian Little/Presseye.
Ulster wing Andrew Trimble (C) celebrates scoring a try during the European Rugby Champions Cup pool rugby union match between Ulster and Toulouse at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. AFP PHOTO/PAUL FAITHPAUL FAITH/Getty Images.
Robbie Diack (C) of Ulster catches a line out ball during the European Champions Cup Pool 1 rugby game against Toulouse at the Kingspan Stadium on December 11, 2015 in Belfast. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)
Ulster's Andrew Trimble on the way to scoring his side's second try during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Brian Lawless/PA Wire.
Ulster's Stuart McCloskey is tackled by Toulouse's Corey Flynn (left) and Gael Fickou during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Brian Lawless/PA Wire.
Ulster's Luke Marshall (right) is tackled by Toulouse's Luke McAlister during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Brian Lawless/PA Wire.
Ulster's Luke Marshall (left) looks to go past Toulouse's Luke McAlister during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Brian Lawless/PA Wire.
Ulster's Alan O'Connor is tackled by Toulouse's Luke McAlister (left) and Toby Flood during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Brian Lawless/PA Wire.
Ulster's Andrew Trimble scores his side's second try during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Brian Lawless/PA Wire.
Ulster's Craig Gilroy is tackled by Toulouse's Yacouba Camara (right) and Yoann Maestri during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Brian Lawless/PA Wire.
Ulster's Ruan Pienaar (right) is tackled by Toulouse's Sebastien Bezy during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Brian Lawless/PA Wire.
Ulster's Alan O'Connor is tackled by Toulouse's Vasil Kakovin (centre left) and Yoann Maestri during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Brian Lawless/PA Wire.
Ulster's Nick Williams is tackled by Toulouse's Louis Picamoles (left) and Thierry Dusautoir during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Brian Lawless/PA Wire.
Ulster's Nick Williams celebrates scoring his side's first try during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Brian Lawless/PA Wire.
Ulster's Paddy Jackson is tackled by Toulouse's Gael Fickou during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Brian Lawless/PA Wire.
Ulster's Ruan Pienaar is tackled by Toulouse's Vasil Kakovin during the European Champions Cup, pool one match at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Brian Lawless/PA Wire.
Ulster's Nick Williams scores a try during Friday night's European Champions Cup against Toulouse at the Kingspan Stadium. Pic: Brian Little/Presseye.
Ulster's Craig Gilroy and Yoann Maestri of Toulouse during Friday night's European Champions Cup against Toulouse at the Kingspan Stadium. Pic: Brian Little/Presseye.
Ulster's Nick Williams scores a try during Friday night's European Champions Cup against Toulouse at the Kingspan Stadium. Pic: Brian Little/Presseye.
Ulster's Nick Williams scores a try during Friday night's European Champions Cup against Toulouse at the Kingspan Stadium. Pic: Brian Little/Presseye.
Ulster's Paddy Jackson and Toby Flood of Toulouse during Friday night's European Champions Cup against Toulouse at the Kingspan Stadium. Pic: Brian Little/Presseye.
Ulster and Toulouse begin Friday night's European Champions Cup clash at the Kingspan Stadium. Pic: Brian Little/Presseye.

A rampant Ulster enjoyed another famous European night as they breathed new life into their Champions Cup campaign with a demolition of Toulouse at Kingspan last night.

The much-fancied French visitors came to Belfast flying high in the Top 14 and with a host of star names but Ulster ran in five tries without conceding as much as a point in response.

Having lost to Saracens in the pool opener three weeks ago, Ulster knew they needed a response but few would predicted that it would come in such an emphatic style.

The scores came through Nick Williams, Andrew Trimble, Luke Marshall, Stuart McCloskey and Chris Henry and, with such a strong performance behind them, they face the same opponents next week when another win would have them right back in the quarter-final mix.

Read the full match report in tomorrow's Belfast Telegraph.

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