18 May, 11:09
IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne has issued a statement following confirmation of Ronan O'Gara's decision to retire from playing professional rugby.
The fixture will be part of a five day pre-season training camp in the south of France and will be played at Parc des Sports Jean Dauger (kick-off 8pm).
Ulster's first pre-season match at Ravenhill will be played against Leicester Tigers on Saturday, August 18 (kick-off 2.30pm).
The English giants' most recent visit to Belfast came back in January in the Heineken Cup pool stages when Ulster recorded a famous 41-7 win in front of a sell-out crowd.
Newcastle Falcons will visit Ravenhill the following week for a game on Friday, August 24 (kick-off 7.30pm).
Tickets for the home pre-season friendlies will go on sale on Thursday, June 28.
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To purchase, simply click here or contact Norrie, Jen or Heather in the Ticket Office for more information by calling 02890493222 (option 2).