Bowe to make first Ulster start in 6 months against Connacht

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Les Kiss' men are aiming for six wins from six this season

Ulster go to Galway tomorrow night hoping to continue their unbeaten start to the Pro12 season.

They take on reigning champions Connacht, who lie in ninth spot in the table and on just five points.

Ulster meanwhile top the table on twenty-one.

Tommy Bowe makes his first start in six months, while Jared Payne captains the side from full-back.

The last two meetings between the sides resulted in Ulster victories.

Charles Piatau and Franco van der Merwe are both injured, while Ruan Pienaar is rested.

Kick-off at the sportsground is 7:35pm.


(15-9): J Payne (C); T Bowe, L Ludik, D Cave, C Gilroy; P Jackson, P Marshall

(1-8): C Black, R Best, R Ah You, R Diack, P Browne, I Henderson, C Ross, R Wilson

Replacements (16-23): R Herring, A Warwick, R Kane, K Treadwell, S Reidy, D Shanahan, B Herron, R Lyttle.



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