The Ulster A team has been named to face Leinster A in a challenge game at CIYMS RFC on Friday 17th January, kick off 6pm.
In the back three, Conor Rankin starts at full-back alongside Ben Moxham and Luke Pollock on the wings. Ben Power and Stewart Moore make up the centre pairing. Bruce Houston has been selected at fly-half and Lewis Finlay takes the starting scrum-half position.
Brothers Kyle and Zack McCall start together in the tighthead prop and hooker positions respectively and are joined in the front row by Callum Reid on the loosehead side. In the engine room, Matthew Dalton and Jack Regan make up the second row pairing. Joe Dunleavy and Marcus Rea take the blindside and openside flanker starting berths, and Azur Allison will captain the side from the base of the pack at number eight.
On the extended bench, Tom Stewart, Adam Hanna, Peter Cooper, Conor McMenamin, Matthew Agnew, and Jack Milton are the forward reinforcements, while Conor McKee, Gregg Hutley, Ethan McIlroy and Andy Bryans provide the back line cover.
Ulster A team to play Leinster A at CIYMS RFC, Friday 17th January, kick-off 6pm:
(15-9) Conor Rankin, Ben Moxham, Stewart Moore, Ben Power, Luke Pollock, Bruce Houston, Lewis Finlay.
(1-8) Callum Reid, Zack McCall, Kyle McCall, Matthew Dalton, Jack Regan, Joe Dunleavy, Marcus Rea, Azur Allison (Capt.)
Replacements: Tom Stewart, Adam Hanna, Peter Cooper, Conor McMenamin, Matthew Agnew, Jack Milton, Conor McKee, Gregg Hutley, Ethan McIlroy, Andy Bryans.