12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
"Now we have to move on and perform at Murrayfield, against a very powerful side. We must and will remain focused, because if we get carried away with ourselves we'll under achieve.
"This is a young squad and we still have a lot to learn. There's a long way to go."
The Ulster team and replacements to face Edinburgh will be announced on Friday afternoon.
ULSTER Squad (v Edinburgh) - Backs (11): Timoci Nagusa, Darren Cave, Niall O'Connor, Simon Danielli, Ian Whitten, Paddy Wallace, Paul Marshall, Isaac Boss, Andrew Trimble, Ian Humphreys, Clinton Schifcofske.
Forwards (14): Nigel Brady, BJ Botha, Ryan Caldwell, Tom Court, Bryan Young, Ed O'Donoghue, Stephen Ferris, Andy Kyriacou, Dan Tuohy, Robbie Diack, Chris Henry, Willie Faloon, Tamaiti Horua, Declan Fitzpatrick.