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Wednesday 13 December 2017

Iain Henderson is unleashed for Ulster duty

Ireland's Iain Henderson following a press conference
Ireland's Iain Henderson following a press conference

Iain Henderson has been released from Ireland duty to wreak havoc in the PRO12.

The exciting international has just penned a three-year contract extension and he is one of two changes to the side which takes on Edinburght tonight (Live BBC NI 7.35).

The other is potential international Stuart McCloskey, who will partner Darren Cave in the midfield.

Ulster will continue to make their case for the Top-2 just as Edinburgh have finally got their act together.

Edinburgh: J Cuthbert; D Fife, S Beard, P Burleigh, T Visser; T Heathcote, G Hart; R Sutherland, N Cochrane, WP Nel, A Bresler, A Toolis, R Grant, H Watson, M Coman (capt).

Ulster: L Ludik; C Gilroy, D Cave, S McCloskey, M Allen, I Humphreys, R Pienaar; C Black, R Herring, W Herbst, I Henderson, F Van der Merwe, R Wilson (capt), M McComish, N Williams. Verdict: Ulster

PRO 12: Edinburgh v Ulster

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