Ulster's RaboDirect PRO12 fixture against Zebre this Friday has been postponed due to the death of Nevin Spence.

A statement on the Ulster website read: "Further to the death of Ulster player Nevin Spence last weekend, the match between Zebre and Ulster due to be played on 21st September 2012 in Parma will be postponed to a later date.

"An announcement will be made in due course with the rescheduled match information.

"A moment of silence will be observed at all RaboDirect PRO12 matches this coming weekend."

, due to be played in Parma on Friday night,