Ulster forced open up the road to the Heineken Cup quarter finals with their win over Bath yesterday.
A terrific goal-kicking display by fly-half Ian Humphreys and the gutsy fight by the whole side, has given Ulster the Pool 4 edge.
With Biarritz next up at Ravenhill in the New Year and then a trip to Italy to meet Aironi, Ulster can seize command of their tough pool.
If they beat the Frenchmen and then take maximum points off the weaker Italians, no-one can catch Ulster.
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