Iain Henderson Returns As Ulster Team Named For PRO14 Clash

Jason Hennessy

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Lions tourist Iain Henderson will make his first start of the season for Ulster tomorrow.

The second-row starts for the northern province’s PRO14 clash with Zebre tomorrow afternoon as they look to continue their excellent start to the season.

Andrew Trimble captains the side and will equal Roger Wilson’s record of 221 appearances for Ulster. The 32-year-old has been named on the right wing, with Louis Ludik (left wing) and Charles Piutau (fullback) completing the back three.

John Cooney and Christian Lealiifano return to occupy the half back positions, while Luke Marshall will partner Darren Cave in midfield.

Ulster Rugby team to play Zebre, Saturday 30th September, Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi (2.35pm UK/Irish time):

(1-8): C Black, J Andrew, R Ah You, P Browne, I Henderson, M Rea, S Reidy, J Deysel;
(9-15): J Cooney, C Lealiifano, L Ludik, L Marshall, D Cave, A Trimble (captain), C Piutau;

Replacements (16-23): A McBurney, A Warwick, W Herbst, K Treadwell, N Timoney, D Shanahan, P Nelson, R Lyttle.