Best and Muller named in Ulster squad
Rugby:Johann Muller and Rory Best have been included in Ulster’s 25-man squad ahead of the RaboDirect Pro12 game against Scarlets on Sunday
Ireland squad members Dan Tuohy, Iain Henderson, Luke Marshall, Craig Gilroy, Paddy Jackson and Darren Cave have also been named on the panel for the trip to Wales.
Captain Muller picked up a thumb injury in the Heineken Cup win over Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun last month but should play some part in the fixture.
Best has been sidelined with a neck injury suffered against Dragons a month ago, but has recovered well could return to action earlier than expected.
Chris Henry and Ruan Pienaar have earned a week off after playing in all three November internationals for Ireland and South Africa respectively, but both will return for the Heineken Cup round-three game against Northampton on December 7th. Paddy Wallace is also rested for the top-of-the-table clash.
ULSTER SQUAD - Forwards (14):Rob Herring, Rory Best, Callum Black, Tom Court, Declan Fitzpatrick, John Afoa, Neil McComb, Johann Muller, Dan Tuohy, Iain Henderson, Robbie Diack, Mike McComish, Roger Wilson, Nick Williams.
Backs (11):Michael Heaney, Paul Marshall, Niall O’Connor, Paddy Jackson, Luke Marshall, Darren Cave, Tommy Bowe, Andrew Trimble, Craig Gilroy, Jared Payne, Peter Nelson.