Ulster's team to face Zebre Parma is out the game kicks off at Friday at 7:35pm

Ulster's team to face Zebre Parma is out the game kicks off at Friday at 7:35pm

Ulster return to United Rugby Championship action this Friday after a number of international games away. The Irish province take on Italian side Zebre Parma at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast for Round 8 of the URC.

The game wil KO at 7 35pm, and can be viewed live from 7:15 pm on BBC NI, TG4, Viaplay & URC.tv.

Duane Vermeulen captains the side for the first time.

Stewart Moore, Ethan McIlroy, Jacob Stockdale start in a back three for Dan McFarland's side.

In the half-backs fly-half Jake Flannery is set to earn his first Ulster cap at out half and 20-year-old Nathan Doak starts at scrum half

James Hume, and Luke Marshall start in midfield.

Callum Reid, Tom Stewart, Marty Moore start in the front row. Behind them Cormac Izuchukwu, Sam Carter start as locks.

Matty Rea and Marcus Rea join Vermeulen in the back row

Tickets for the game can be found here  ulster.rugby/buytickets.

Here's the full team for the game tomorrow

Fullback: 15. Stewart Moore,
Winger: 14.Ethan McIlroy,
Centres: 13.James Hume, 12. Luke Marshall,
Winger: 11. Jacob Stockdale
Outhalf: 10. Jake Flannery Scrumhalf:9. Nathan Doak;
Front row: 1. Callum Reid, 2. Tom Stewart, 3. Marty Moore,
Second row: 4. Cormac Izuchukwu, 5. Sam Carter,
Backrow: 6. Matty Rea, 7. Marcus Rea, 8. Duane Vermeulen (Captain).
Replacements: John Andrew, Andy Warwick, Jeff Toomaga-Allen, Iain Henderson, David McCann, Michael McDonald, Angus Curtis, Ben Moxham.