Ulster confirm Andrew Trimble back in time to face Connacht

Ireland wing had missed recent weeks after picking up an injury against

BY Raf Diallo 18:59 Monday 19 December 2016, 18:59 19 Dec 2016

Ulster captain Andrew Trimble ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Ulster have confirmed that Ireland international Andrew Trimble is available for the Guinness Pro 12 meeting with Connacht on Friday, December 23rd.

The wing has recovered from a foot injury sustained in the international test match against Australia in November.

However, there is a setback for Ulster when it comes to Kyle McCall.

The prop "suffered a significant right hamstring injury" according to the province.

The 24-year-old will visit a surgeon with a view to undergoing a surgical procedure to remedy the problem.

Pete Browne has also been ruled out of the Connacht match with concussion.

The 29-year-old versatile second row recently signed a new contract extension with the province.

Robbie Diack, Marcell Coetzee, Stuart Olding, Jared Payne and Craig Gilroy are among the Ulster players who remain unavailable.

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