24 May, 14:08
The Irish Rugby Supporters Club is delighted to announce that tickets for the GUINNESS Series 2013 will go on sale on ticketmaster.ie at 10am on Thursday, May 30.
"The players understand that their first half performance made it hard for them to get a result but I felt that they finished well in the second half and showed spirit and we took a lot of positives away from the second half."
Asked about this weekend's opposition, he added: "The Blues are an extremely good team. They play a high quality style of rugby and had a good season last year finishing second in the Magners League. Their squad has so much depth."
The Ulster starting line-up and replacements will be confirmed on Thursday morning.
ULSTER Squad (v Cardiff Blues): Backs (11) - Isaac Boss, Paddy Wallace, Timoci Nagusa, Rob Dewey, Darren Cave, Andrew Trimble, Clinton Schifcofske, Cillian Willis, Niall O'Connor, Bryn Cunningham, Ian Humphreys.
Forwards (14) - Justin Fitzpatrick, Nigel Brady, Tom Court, Rory Best, BJ Botha, Carlo Del Fava, Ed O'Donoghue, Ryan Caldwell, David Pollock, Matt McCullough, Kieron Dawson, Robbie Diack, Bryan Young, Thomas Anderson.