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After bring dropped from the Irish squad - Andrew Trimble starts for Ulster against Trviso

Updated: Thursday, 22 Nov 2012 14:25 | Comments

Trimble and Ulster will be favoured to maintain their winning Pro12 run
Trimble and Ulster will be favoured to maintain their winning Pro12 run

Ireland duo Andrew Trimble and Paul Marshall have been included in the Ulster line-up for the way clash against Treviso on Friday. 

No 8 Roger Wilson has been named as captain for the RaboDirect PRO12 encounter, with 20 year old Peter Nelson earning just his second start at full back.

In total there are six personnel changes and one positional switch. Up front sees an all new front row of Tom Court, Rob Herring and Declan Fitzpatrick deployed in place of Callum Black, Nigel Brady and John Afoa respectively.

The second row pairing of Robbie Diack and Neil McComb will continue after impressing in the narrow win over Zebre on Sunday past.

Marshall’s inclusion alongside Niall O’Connor at half back means Michael Heaney must be content with a place on the bench. Outside of them, Paddy Wallace and Jared Payne, playing in midfield for the third consecutive match, will be tasked with providing much of the creativity.

With Trimble named on the right wing, Michael Allen has switched to the left touchline at the expense of Chris Cochrane. 

Ulster team to play Treviso:

P Nelson; A Trimble, J Payne, P Wallace, M Allen; N O'Connor, P Marshall; T Court, R Herring, D Fitzpatrick, R Diack, N McComb, N Williams, M McComish, R Wilson (capt)

Replacements N Brady, C Black, J Afoa, J Simpson, A Birch, M Heaney, S Olding, C Cochrane.

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