The provisional Ulster squad has been named ahead of Friday’s first versus second RaboDirect PRO12 game with Scarlets at Ravenhill (kick off 7.05pm).
Dan Tuohy could feature against the Welsh side after he resumed training earlier this week.
The second row suffered a torn calf muscle in the 9-10 loss to Northampton three weeks ago but has responded well to treatment.
Rob Herring, Rory Best, Niall Annett, Callum Black, Tom Court, John Afoa, Adam Macklin, Lewis Stevenson, Neil McComb, Dan Tuohy, IainHenderson, Robbie Diack, Chris Henry, Nick Williams, Roger Wilson.
Paul Marshall, Michael Heaney, Ruan Pienaar, Paddy Jackson, Luke Marshall, Paddy Wallace, Darren Cave, Craig Gilroy, Andrew Trimble, Jared Payne, Adam D’arcy.