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Ulster ready to face Toulouse in Heineken Cup

Apr 15, 2022 22:04 By Dave Hooper
Ulster ready to face Toulouse in Heineken Cup Ulster ready to face Toulouse in Heineken Cup
Ulster head coach Dan McFarland and Iain Henderson
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Ulster ready to face Toulouse in Heineken Cup

Dan McFarland has named the Ulster team for tomorrow evening’s Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 meeting with Toulouse.

Nick Timoney will make his 100th appearance for the Ulster men, as he is named to start at openside with Marcus Rea at blindside and Duane Vermeulen at Number Eight.

Andrew Warwick comes in to start at loosehead, and will pack down with Rob Herring at hooker and Marty Moore at tighthead. Captain Iain Henderson will partner with Alan O’Connor in the engine room.

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Mike Lowry and Rob Baloucoune, who signed new three-year contract extensions this week, are named at full-back and on the right wing respectively.

Ethan McIlroy returns to take the left-wing starting berth. Stuart McCloskey and James Hume will form the midfield partnership, and John Cooney and Billy Burns are retained at scrum-half and out-half.

Brad Roberts, Eric O’Sullivan, Tom O’Toole, Kieran Treadwell and Jordi Murphy will provide forward reinforcements, while Nathan Doak, Luke Marshall and Rob Lyttle will offer back line cover.

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Ulster: Mike Lowry, Rob Baloucoune, James Hume, Stuart McCloskey, Ethan McIlroy, Billy Burns, John Cooney, Andrew Warwick, Rob Herring, Marty Moore, Alan O’Connor, Iain Henderson (C), Marcus Rea, Nick Timoney, Duane Vermeulen.

Replacements: Brad Roberts, Eric O’Sullivan, Tom O’Toole, Kieran Treadwell, Jordi Murphy, Nathan Doak, Luke Marshall, Rob Lyttle.

Ulster v Toulouse

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Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 Second Leg

Saturday 16 April Kingspan Stadium, Kick-off 8pm

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