Humphreys withdrawn from Ulster Rugby I XV v Ospreys Rugby I XV

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Ulster outhalf Ian Humphreys has been forced to withdraw from the starting team to face the Ospreys tomorrow at the Liberty Stadium after he suffered a recurrence of a shoulder injury picked up against Cardiff last week.

As a result, Paddy Jackson is promoted to start in the number 10 jersey and development player James McKinney will take Jackson’s place on the bench. McKinney (20) will make his competitive debut if he takes to the pitch tomorrow*.

Ulster (15-9): J Payne; C Gilroy, N Spence, L Marshall, I Whitten; P Jackson, P Marshall;
(1-8): D Fitzpatrick, A Kyriacou, J Cronin, L Stevenson, D Tuohy, P Wannenburg, C Henry, R Diack;

Replacements (16-23): N Brady, P McAllister, A Macklin, T Barker, W Faloon, B McIlroy, J McKinney, A D’Arcy

Unavailable due to injury: Callum Black (neck), Darren Cave (hamstring), Ian Porter (ribs), Ian Humphreys (shoulder)

*James McKinney
Date of Birth: 03/01/1991
Position: Outhalf
Club: Queen’s University
Representative Hons: Ireland U20
Height: 1.80m
Weight: 86kg

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