Luke Marshall and Craig Gilroy return to Ulster squad
Charles Piutau starts at fullback as Les Kiss names strong side for Zebre clash
Luke Marshall returns to the Ulster XV for Friday night’s clash wtih Zebre. Photograph: Inpho/Billy Stickland
Les Kiss has been able to name a strong side for the visit of the Italians, with Louis Ludik returning from injury to partner Marshall in midfield, while Chris Henry makes his first appearance of the season.
Ruan Pienaar resumes at scrumhalf with Brett Herron outside him in the number 10 jersey.
Ulster: C Piutau, T Bowe, L Ludik, L Marshall, J Stockdale, B Herron, R Pienaar; K McCall, R Herring (capt), W Herbst, P Browne, F van der Merwe, C Ross, C Henry, S Reidy. Replacements: J Andrew, C Black, A Warwick, D Tuohy, R Diack, P Marshall, C Gilroy, R Lyttle.