Simon Easterby knows good defence wins matches and that his side can build some early season momentum with two Magners League matches this week.
Easterby and his Scarlets side recorded a 16-9 win at Ravenhill to get thier season off to a near perfect start in less than perfect playing conditions.
Faced with near gale force winds and torrential rain, the Scarlets' defence held firm for 80 minutes, with all of Ulster's points coming from the boot of full back Clinton Schifcofske.
"Our defence was excellent again, which is hugely encouraging and a big positive for us," said Easterby.
"There was a huge amount of character shown by the boys because regardless of the conditions this is always a tough place to come and play.
"We have got to take this win now and build on it."
The victory means the Scarlets finish the first weekend of the Magners League season in second place behind the Ospreys. They have matches against The Dragons and Connacht in the next seven days and a chance to build some early-season momentum.
The skipper, however knows that nothing can be taken for granted, he said: "We have got a tough week, (Dragons away on Wednesday, Connacht home on Saturday), but it will be great to finish off with a couple more wins.
"We are not fancied by many people, but we are just keeping focused on our job.
"And if we can perform like we did tonight I am sure we can get more positive results like this one."
The Webb Ellis Cup visited Lampeter on Monday to recognise the fact that the town is celebrating a major milestone as it is believed the first ever game of rugby played in Wales, was in fact played in Lampeter 150 years ago.
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Rob Howley and Josh Lewsey addressed more than 250 community club coaches and referees at the first WRU National Community Conference on the weekend. The volunteers benefitted from coaching masterclasses and workshops in a bid to connect all levels of the rugby pathway in Wales.
UEFA has today confirmed the Football Association of Wales (FAW) has been successful in its bid for the Millennium Stadium to host the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final on Saturday 3rd June, 2017 (kick-off: 19.45hrs GMT).
The winners of a filmmaking competition organised by the education charity Into Film and the WRU enjoyed a behind the scenes tour of the Millennium Stadium - and a chance to be photographed with the WRU's fire-breathing, rugby loving mascot, Scorch The Dragon, and Welsh international, Jake Ball.