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.
The venue was a happy hunting ground for the hosts that day when they overcame the table toppers 19-12, a result which cost 'Inst the title but the Belfast club were still promoted with the losing bonus point they earned on the day.
NUIM Barnhall go into Saturday's clash with Armagh on the back of a hard-fought 21-18 victory over fellow promotion hopefuls Nenagh Ormond in the last round.
The sides were level going into injury-time after tries from Barry Dunne and Michael Brown, before hero of the hour Simon Gillespie kept his nerve to land a difficult penalty and earn all four points for the Blue Bulls.
It is sure to be a very competitive game with Armagh showing by their results to date that they are not in the league to make up the numbers.
The Division 2B tie is being hosted in conjunction with the University's Open Days on Friday and Saturday from 10.30am to 3.30pm.
Further details on the NUI Maynooth Open Days are available here.
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