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Dragons v Ulster


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Dragons v Ulster</div>

Kevin Morgan looks set to return to action for the Dragons having been out since June with his achiles injury.

Tom Court is available for Ulster having been released from the Ireland squad while scrum-half Cillian Willis has recovered from injury. Carlo Del Fava and Simon Daneilli have also been released from international duty.

Dragons (from): Wayne Evans, Adam Black, Phillip Dollman, Tom Willis, Grant Webb, Ashley Smith, Rhys Thomas, Rhodri Gomer Davies, Martyn Thomas, Richard Fussell, Nigel Hall, Richard Parks, Danny Lydiate, Jason Tovey, Hoani Macdonald, Kevin Morgan, Lewis Evans, Shaun Connor, Steve Jones, Adam Jones, Rob Lewis, Joe Bearman, James Arlidge, Andrew Hall, Tal Selley.

Ulster (from): Justin Fitzpatrick, Nigel Brady, Tom Court, Brendon Botha, Bryan Young, Ed O'Donoghue, Matt McCullough, Kieron Dawson, Carlo del Fava, Chris Henry, David Pollock, Stuart Phillpott, Ryan Caldwell; Simon Danielli, Darren Cave, Andrew Trimble, Cillian Willis, Niall O'Connor, Clinton Schifcofske, Ian Whitten, Isaac Boss, Paul Stienmetz, Ian Humphreys, Mark McCrea, Bryn Cunningham.

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Kieron Dawson will captain an Ulster side that see's the return of; Ed O'Donoghue, Ryan Caldwell, Isaac Boss; Ian Humphreys; Darren Cave; Andrew Trimble from Ireland A duty.

Scrum half, Cillian Willis is back on the playing 22 after injury, and will start his first game back on the replacements bench; Isaac Boss starts in the number 9 jersey.

Tom Court, Simon Danielli and Carlo Del Fava have all been temporary released from their respective National's camps, in this 6 Nations down-week for Ulster's first Magners League fixture in a month. Chris Henry has maintained his place on the first XV after impressive performances in Ulster's Heineken Cup campaign. Commenting on his third start for the Ulster senior squad Henry said: "I knew the competition in Ulster was always going to be tough and at the moment my focus is week to week. But my main goal was to get time on the pitch this season."

"In the last few weeks in the sevens camp I've worked on fitness and speed. I'd like to be seen as a realistic option and versatile in the backrow. That's what I'd like to push."

"I just can't wait to get onto the pitch, this week has been really good with everybody just getting back into it."

"The Dragons have played very well this season and they have put in some great performances at times, it's a big week for us because we are pretty much level on points with them. It's a massive game for us in regards to the table and we need to go there and get the win."

"Every player has a responsibility, when they are with Ireland they're on Irish duty and when they are with Ulster they're on Ulster duty. We going to the Dragons to win and everybody has to perform."

Ulster currently sit one bonus point ahead of Dragons, heading into Sunday's match. With both sides having won four and lost six of their Magners League games this season, this will be one away match that Ulster will be looking for a convincing win from.

Ulster Team

Tom Court, Nigel Brady, Brendon Botha, Ed O'Donoghue, Ryan Caldwell, David Pollock, Kieron Dawson (Capt), Chris Henry

Isaac Boss, Ian Humphreys, Simon Danielli, Paul Steinmetz, Darren Cave, Andrew Trimble, Clinton Schifcofske

Ulster Replacements

Stuart Phillpott, Bryan Young, Carlo Del Fava, Matt McCullough, Cillian Willis, Ian Whitten, Niall O'Connor[/b]

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I wonder is Best being kept back a sign of a possible change for next Saturday.