Ulster beat Scarlets to register back-to-back bonus point Magners League wins, running in five tries to seal a first home success of the campaign which takes them to the top of the table.
Outside-half Ian Humphreys produced a man of the match display, scoring 20 points from four penalties and four conversions and also creating his team's third try with a chip for Fijian winger Timoci Nagusa.
Ulster's other tryscorers in the 45-24 victory at Ravenhill were Andrew Trimble, who grabbed a brace, Willie Faloon and substitute Ian Whitten.
As head coach Stuart Lancaster polishes the axe he will soon wield over his World Cup training squad, Exeter Chiefs coach Rob Baxter has backed Jack Nowell, Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie to be given a stay of execution.
Italy Under-20s held off a late Samoa blitz to retain their place in the World Rugby U20 Championship on Saturday and head coach Alessandro Troncon believes the experience will have served as a valuable lesson for his young troops.