IT’S first against second at Judges Road as City of Derry host Ballynahinch in a game that could decide the destiny of the Stevenson Shield.
Both sides are locked on 30 points at the top of the table.
Derry suffered their first defeat of the campaign going down 23-19 at Dungannon although they did manage to pick up a losing bonus point.
In spite of an appearance for their seconds in last night’s Junior Cup final and Ravens call ups Hinch can field a strong team.
Conor Carey, James Simpson, and Blane McIlroy are among those absent.
Aaron Cairns and James Thompson form the half back partnership, Robin Hart and Matthew Arneill are in midfield, Adam Craig, Aaron Ferris and Roger McBurney are the back three.
Chris Stevenson captains the side at loose head prop, Chris Napier is in the second row and the back row is made up of David McGuigan, Gavin Armstrong and Michael Graham.
Queen’s are badly hampered for their home game with Ballymena due to injury and representative duty.
Forwards Johnny Heron, Peter Storey and Norman Sinclair are among those ruled out while Ben Alexander, Ross Adair, Ritchie McMaster, Chris Colvin and Alex Webb are either with Ulster U19s or the Ravens.
Inst host Belfast Harlequins at Shaw’s Bridge, former Ireland A centre Seamus Mallon is unavailbe so Robbie Kirk moves into midfield, Richard Fegan moves to full back and Marcus Hart gets a chance on the wing.
With Paddy Bell and Ross McCurry ruled out James McCullough starts at blind side flanker.
Rainey entertain Ards at Hatrick Park and are able to field a strong side.
Stuart Simpson and Gavin Martin are at half back, Michael Shiels is in the second row and Paddy McGowan starts at No 8.
In the other games Malone face Banbridge and Armagh travel to Dungannon.