Tommy Bowe in Ulster A squad for British and Irish Cup opener

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The team will play Jersey at Shawsbridge on Friday in the opening round

Ireland winger Tommy Bowe has been named in the Ulster A squad to take on Jersey Reds in the British and Irish Cup opener.

The game will take place at Shawsbridge on Friday night.

Brett Herron and Dave Shanahan form the half-back partnership, while Dan Tuohy- recently named in the side for the upcoming Barbarians clash against Fiji at the Kingspan Stadium- captains the side.

Ricky Lutton is at tighthead, Sam Windsor starts at outside centre, and Lorcan Dow is at number eight.

Ulster A team and replacements to play Jersey Reds, Friday 14th October, Shawsbridge (kick-off 7.00pm):
(15-9): Jonny McPhillips, Tommy Bowe, Sam Windsor, Mark Best, Aaron Cairns, Brett Herron, Dave Shanahan;
(1-8): Jonny Simpson, John Andrew, Ricky Lutton, Dan Tuohy (C), Kieran Treadwell, Stephen Mulholland, Conor Joyce, Lorcan Dow;
Replacements (16-22): Jonny Murphy, Tom O'Hagan, John Donnan, Nick Timoney, Angus Lloyd, Callum Smith, Conor Kelly.

Ulster A's British and Irish Cup fixtures:

Round 1: Ulster A v Jersey Reds - Friday 14th October at Shawsbridge, 7.00pm.
Round 2: London Scottish v Ulster A - Saturday 22nd October at London Scottish RFC, 2.30pm.
Round 3: Ulster A v Cardiff Blues Prem Select - Friday 9th December at Ballymena RFC, 7.00pm.
Round 4: Cardiff Blues Prem Select v Ulster A - Saturday 17th December at Pontypridd, 2.30pm.
Round 5: Ulster A v London Scottish - Friday 13th January at Kingspan Stadium, 7.00pm.
Round 6: Jersey v Ulster A - Saturday 21st January at Jersey RFC, 2.00pm.

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