With the continued use of squad rotation Connacht coach Michael Bradley makes five changes for Saturday’s Parker Pen Challenge Cup second leg match with Pau.
With the continued use of squad rotation Connacht coach Michael Bradley makes five changes for Saturday’s Parker Pen Challenge Cup second leg match with Pau at the Stade Hameau in southern France, while perhaps not surprisingly, Bradley’s Ulster counterpart Alan Solomons keeps faith with the 22 who hammered Leicester for their visit to Welford Road.
Munster coach Alan Gaffney will announce his side for the Thomond Park encounter with Gloucester later today and Leinster Lions coach Gary Ella will await the outcome of today’s citing hearing before settling on his line-up for the visit to Sale Sharks.
Connacht (v Pau), Stade du Hameau, Saturday 6pm, Irish time).
Tim Allnutt (capt.)
Replacements: John Fogarty, Waren O’Kelly, Mick McCarthy, Tom Carter, Chris Keane, Dave Hewitt, Conor McPhillips.
Ulster (v Leicester Tigers), Welford Road, Saturday, 3pm
Andy Ward capt
Replacements: Rod Moore, Paul Shields, Matt McCullough, Warren Brosnihan, Kieran Campbell, 21 Adam Larkin, Bryn Cunningham.
Referee: Nigel Whitehouse.