There are still a raft of unanswered questions from Ulster’s Christmas catastrophe at the Aviva

Action from the Heineken Champions Cup Pool B Round 2 match between Ulster and La Rochelle at Aviva Stadium in Dublin last December. Photo by John Dickson/Sportsfile

Brendan Fanning

It will be some comfort to Ulster Rugby that the impact of drawing Leinster away in the last 16 of Europe is softened by a 35 per cent share of the gate.