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Dan Tuohy starts for Ulster after missing out on World Cup call

Meanwhile,Paul Marshall has reached a milestone.

Image: Presseye/Darren Kidd/INPHO

PAUL MARSHALL WILL earn his 15oth cap as Ulster take on Edinburgh at Murrayfield tomorrow evening (kick-off: 7.45pm).

The 30-year-old scrumhalf, who has been lining out for the province since 2006, will be partnered at half back by Peter Nelson.

Meanwhile Dan Tuohy starts in the second row after losing out to Leinster’s Mike McCarthy as back-up to Paul O’Connell in the Ireland squad.

Sammy Arnold starts in place of the injured Luke Marshall, while Stuart McCloskey is named at inside centre.

Craig Gilroy, Andrew Trimble and Louis Ludik feature in the back three, while Callum Black, Franco van der Merwe and Nick Williams  are joined by Rob Herring, Wiehahn Herbst and Tuohy in the forwards. Roger Wilson and Sean Reidy also start, while Robbie Diack is out with a thigh injury.

Ian Humphreys has a chance to play his first competitive match of the season after being named on the bench, having recovered from a hamstring injury.

Ulster (v Edinburgh):

15.Louis Ludik

14. Craig Gilroy

13. Sammy Arnold

12. Stuart McCloskey

11. Andrew Trimble

10. Peter Nelson

9. Paul Marshall

 

1. Callum Black

2. Rob Herring (captain)

3. Wiehahn Herbst

4. Dan Tuohy

5. Franco van der Merwe

6. Roger Wilson

7. Sean Reidy

8. Nick Williams;

 

Replacements:

16. John Andrew

17. Andrew Warwick

18. Bronson Ross

19. Lewis Stevenson

20. Willie Faloon

21. David Shanahan

22. Ian Humphreys

23. Rory Scholes

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