Ulster coach opts for changes

Ulster coach Mark Anscombe makes significant changes to his team for Friday's league game at the Dragons.

In the squad's first big rotation of the season, Paul Marshall and Ruan Pienaar start together, with Pienaar at out-half and Paddy Jackson rested.

Tommy Bowe makes a rare appearance at full-back with Jared Payne one of four players to drop out of the team which beat Glasgow in the Heineken Cup.

Craig Gilroy, Declan Fitzpatrick and Lewis Stevenson also start.

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