Team details and match preview as Ulster continue their Pro12 title bid at Welsh strugglers Newport Gwent Dragons on Friday.
Marcell Coetzee's knee injury is not as serious as initially feared and the Ulster back row will return for the new season.
Ulster forwards coach Allen Clarke will join Ospreys at the end of the season, replacing Chris Gibbes.
Ulster move into a play-off spot in the Pro12 with five sets of games left after a 10-try win over bottom club Zebre.
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Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss is happy to have Ireland players Iain Henderson, Paddy Jackson and Jared Payne back for Friday night's Pro12 game against the Dragons.
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