Ricky Lutton captains Ulster Ravens against Ayr

Ricky Lutton

Ricky Lutton

Ricky Lutton will captain the Ulster Ravens (sponsored by CD Group) on Friday night at Deramore Park (Belfast Harlequins) as they take on Ayr in Pool Six of the British and Irish Cup (7:30pm).

Coach, Allen Clarke, has made two changes to the team that suffered a 41-22 defeat to Ayr in Millbrae last weekend with David Busby and Paul Jackson called off the bench to start at wing and hooker respectively.

Busby is joined in the back three by Ricky Andrew and Peter Nelson, with the experienced Paddy Wallace joining Stuart McCloskey in midfield.

James McKinney is selected at outhalf, with Michael Heaney continuing at scrumhalf.

In the pack, Lutton is joined by Jackson, with Kyle McCall selected at loosehead.

Matthew Rea and Marc Campbell are picked in the second row, but swap numbers, with Rea starting at 4 and Campbell selected at five.

The backrow is unchanged with Conor Joyce and Frank Taggart selected either side of Adrian Hamilton.

Tickets are available on the gate from 7pm.

Tickets are priced at £8 for adults, £15 for a family ticket (2 adults + 2 children), £5 for Youth and OAPs and free of charge for those under 12. The match is not included in an Ulster Rugby Season Ticket.

Ulster Ravens: R Andrew, D Busby, S McCloskey, P Wallace, P Nelson, J McKinney, M Heaney; K McCall, P Jackson, R Lutton (Captain), M Rea, M Campbell, C Joyce, F Taggart, A Hamilton.

Replacements: J Murphy, A Macklin, J Atkinson, D Dass, D Shanahan, R Adair, A Liddell.




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