Match Preview: Ulster v Edinburgh Rugby

Match Preview: Ulster v Edinburgh Rugby

Ulster v Edinburgh Rugby

Two teams looking for a response following defeats in Round 6.

Springbok World Cup winning prop Steven Kitshoff makes his first start for Ulster, who have used more players - 46 - than any other side in the BKT URC so far this season.

With the injured Blair Kinghorn missing his final game for Edinburgh before joining Toulouse, there’s a debut for Tim Swiel.

The visitors' coach Sean Everitt, said: “It’s set to be another massive test but one we’re looking forward to. We travel to Belfast with plenty of quality in our ranks.”

Kingspan Stadium, Belfast – KO 17.15 IRE & UK / 18.15 ITA / 19.15 SA

Referee: Federico Vedovelli (FIR, 4th league game)

AR 1: Paul Haycock (IRFU) AR 2: Padraic Reidy (IRFU)

TMO: Matteo Liperini (FIR)

Live on: Viaplay, Premier Sports, SuperSport, Flo Rugby &


Ulster: Will Addison, Rob Baloucoune, James Hume, Stuart McCloskey, Jacob Stockdale, Billy Burns, John Cooney, Steven Kitshoff, Tom Stewart, Tom O’Toole, Alan O’Connor (CAPT), Kieran Treadwell, Matty Rea, Nick Timoney, James McNabney

Replacements: John Andrew, Andy Warwick, Marty Moore, Cormac Izuchukwu, Dave Ewers, Nathan Doak, Stewart Moore, Ben Moxham


Edinburgh Rugby: Tim Swiel, Harry Paterson, Matt Currie, James Lang, Wes Goosen, Ben Healy, Ben Vellacott (CAPT), Pierre Schoeman, Ewan Ashman, WP Nel, Marshall Sykes, Jamie Hodgson, Luke Crosbie, Jamie Ritchie, Viliame Mata

Replacements: Adam McBurney, Robin Hislop, Javan Sebastian, Glen Young, Hamish Watson, Ali Price, Cammy Scott, Mark Bennett

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