Chris Henry to captain Ulster vs Scarlets

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Chris Henry will skipper the side against the Scarlets

By Q Radio Sport

Les Kiss has named his 23-man squad for Friday's Guinness PRO14 clash against Scarlets at Kingspan Stadium (7.35pm). 

Chris Henry returns to the starting XV and will captain the side for the fixture,

Luke Marshall, Kyle McCall and Alan O'Connor also come in to start against the reigning champions.

The Fixture which will be played five years to the day since former Ulster player Nevin Spence passed away, along with his father Noel and brother Graham.

Ulster Rugby's video tribute to the late Nevin Spence

Rob Herring, Wiehahn Herbst and Kieran Treadwell take their places in the front five, while Sean Reidy and Jean Deysel will accompany Henry in the back row.

John Cooney, will line out at scrumhalf, following his man of the match performance against Treviso.

Christian Lealiifano again partners Cooney as the Australian lines up at 10.

Marshall comes in to wear the number 13 jersey, with Stuart McCloskey joining him in the middle of the park at inside centre.

The back three remains the same as Andrew Trimble, who crossed for two tries against the Italians last weekend, keeps his place on the wing, alongside Jacob Stockdale and Louis Ludik. 
John Andrew, Andy Warwick and Matty Rea, who earned his first start last week, are named among the replacements along with fellow forwards Rodney Ah You and Robbie Diack.
Paul Marshall, Peter Nelson and Tommy Bowe are also on the bench

 Ulster Rugby team to play Scarlets, Friday 15th September, Kingspan Stadium (7.35pm):

(1-8): Kyle McCall, Rob Herring, Wiehahn Herbst, Kieran Treadwell, Alan O'Connor, Chris Henry (captain), Sean Reidy, Jean Deysel;

(9-15): John Cooney, Christian Lealiifano, Jacob Stockdale, Stuart McCloskey, Luke Marshall, Andrew Trimble, Louis Ludik.

Replacements (16-23): John Andrew, Andrew Warwick, Rodney Ah You, Robbie Diack, Matthew Rea, Paul Marshall, Peter Nelson, Tommy Bowe.

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