Queen’s and Ballynahinch go head to head at the Dub in the opening round of the First Trust Senior Cup.
‘Hinch won the cup in 2009 while Queen’s lifted it a year later and both sides have been victorious in their two opening league games.
The students are the most successful side in the competition’s history lifting the trophy on 22 occasions and finishing runners-up 17 times but they have injury problems.
In the back row Robert Whitten is ruled out after injuring his should at Armagh last week while Robert Bonnar faces a late fitness test. Rory Winters, last year’s Schools’ Cup winning captain with Methody, comes into the squad.
Lock Johnny Heron is doubtful while backs Eion Delvin and Robert Stewart both face fitness tests.
Prop Johnny Dixon returns to the squad while James Hanna is set to start.
‘Hinch are forced into one change from the side that beat Dungannon last week as centre James Thompson faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after breaking his cheekbone so Davey Nicholson comes into the centre.
Armagh coach Andy Hughes is set to rotate his squad for the clash with Ards at the Palace Grounds.
Belfast Harlequins lock horns with Dungannon at Deramore Park.
Adam Larkin’s side bounced back from a shock opening day defeat against Armagh with a one point over Banbridge last week but will be without half Stuart Olding and full back Rory Scholes who were on Ulster U20 duty last night.
Paddy Johns reign at Stevenson Park started with a defeat at Hinch.
There is a repeat of last year’s final at Eaton Park as Ballymena entertain Banbridge.
The Braidmen lifted the trophy last season with a 17-11 victory at Ravenhill.
There is one fixture in the senior league as Malone host City of Derry.
Both sides have a maximum 10 points from their opening two fixtures with the Judges Road side topping the table on points difference.
Josh Pentland and Michael Barker are in midfiled with Taylor Acheson starting at full back with Shane Kelly at scrum half.
Chris Taylor and Connor Joyce are missing from the pack.