Ulster opt to ring the changes
December 23, 2007
Ulster Caretaker Coach Steve Williams has named his side for the Boxing Day Derby against Leinster with three changes in the starting line up and a further three in the replacements to the team that were defeated at Ravenhill by the Ospreys.
Paddy Wallace and Isaac Boss return to the starting line up with both Niall O'Connor and Kieran Campbell dropping out of the squad entirely.
David Humphreys and Paul Marshall are named as half back cover on the bench.
Justin Fitzpatrick returns to the starting line up with Bryan Young dropping to the bench. Ulster new boy Grant Webb is named on the replacements bench, the 28 year old Kiwi only arrived in the province on Tuesday and has so far impressed Steve Williams: "Grant has settled in very well so far, he is a very bright players and is picking things up quickly"
Ulster Team: (15-9) B Cunningham; T Bowe, A Trimble, R Dewey, S Danielli; P Wallace, I Boss; (1-8) J Fitzpatrick, R Best (Capt), D Fitzpatrick, J Harrison, R Caldwell, N Best, K Dawson, M McCullough
Replacements: (16-22) B Young, N Brady, C Del Fava, G Webb, D Pollock, P Marshall, D Humphreys